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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Chapel Road, Great Eversden, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Sold STC £650,000

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The Old Manse is a classic Georgian style cottage dating to the mid-eighteenth century. It sits amid beautiful gardens, bordered on one side by a small brook and on two sides by fields. The house has five generous bedrooms, as well a two large reception rooms and a kitchen breakfast room, which stretches the full width of the house. It is built with a facing of painted brick with an inner skin of chalk block, some of which is exposed, adding delightful character to the family room, which also has some exposed beams. With its combination of warm comfortable rooms, Georgian style and a wonderful location The Old Manse represents a unique opportunity to enjoy living in a historic home within easy reach of Cambridge.

Classic Georgian cottage
Easy access to Cambridge
Five bedrooms
Two reception rooms
Large kitchen breakfast room
Set amid pretty gardens

Hall x . The wide hall provides a fitting entrance to this classic house, with a staircase to the first floor and doorways to each reception room and the kitchen.

Sitting Room13'4" x 15' (4.06m x 4.57m). The formal sitting room is a wonderfully peaceful room set away from the rest of the house and is a great space to take some quiet time.

Family Room12'1" x 15' (3.68m x 4.57m). The informal family room has an open arch from the hall and into the kitchen breakfast room, making it a pivotal room in the house. Exposed chalk block walls and exposed beams in the arch to the hall add to the homely feeling of the room, which has plenty of space for family gatherings.

Kitchen Diner24'5" x 8' (7.44m x 2.44m). The kitchen diner runs across the whole width of the house and has several windows making it a bright and spacious room.

Cloakroom x . From the kitchen a lobby leads to the back door into the conservatory and also to the cloakroom, which has a separate shower cubicle as well as wash basin and toilet. A window on to the garden allows for plenty of ventilation.

Conservatory x . The powder coated aluminium framed conservatory was added by the current owners and provides a lovely place to sit and enjoy the garden in all weathers.

Upstairs x .

Landing x . The upstairs landing is a particularly unusual feature of the house. It has additional steps leading to each of the principle bedrooms, and to the front and the back of the house. It has a large sash window looking out over the garden, flooding the space with light.

Bedroom One12'6" x 15' (3.8m x 4.57m).

Bedroom Two11'7" x 15' (3.53m x 4.57m).

Bedroom Three13'5" x 8' (4.1m x 2.44m).

Bedroom Four11'1" x 8' (3.38m x 2.44m).

Bedroom Five7'10" x 8' (2.39m x 2.44m).

Bathroom x .

Gardens x . Beautiful gardens wrap around three sides of the house. They are bordered on one side by a small brook and overlook fields. The gardens are stocked with a wealth of ornamental plants. There is a large shed, which is ideal for use a workshop and a well-maintained greenhouse.

Location x . Great Eversden is one of Cambridgeshire's most sought after villages. It is a pretty village, in the catchment area for Comberton Village College and less than ten miles from Cambridge city centre, the Biomedical Campus and Cambridge mainline station. The village itself has a village hall, church and recreation ground as well as Cam Spice at The Hoops, a popular Indian restaurant and bar. Great Eversden is an archetypal English village, with a strong community, which allows you to become fully involved in the many village activities, or to live a quiet, peaceful life. It is also close enough to Cambridge to easily enjoy the many cultural activities offered by the city.

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19 October 2016


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