4 bedroom detached house for saleHOLYWELL, St Ives, Cambridgeshire
Sold STC £550,000
- Detached Family Home
- Well Presented and Well Maintained
- Three Reception Rooms
- Contemporary Refitted Kitchen and Utility
- Underfloor Heating to Kitchen and Entrance Hall
- Four Double Bedrooms
- Private Landscaped Rear Garden
- Off Road Parking and Detached Double Garage
- Highly Regarded Village
- Sought After Location
Beautifully presented and well-maintained detached family home in a sought after village location, Hunter's Moon offers three reception rooms, including a sitting room which overlooks the landscaped south westerly private rear gardens. It boasts a contemporary refitted kitchen with underfloor heating and separate utility room. Upstairs benefits from four double bedrooms, master en suite and family bathroom. The property has ample off street parking and double detached garage. The village has a local Primary School, Church and boasts The Old Ferry Boat inn which is one of the oldest inns in England. Nearby Needingworth offers a village hall, bakery, One Stop. shops, hairdressers and the Ouse Fen RSPB Reserve.
Situated within the pretty Cambridgeshire village of Holywell is Hunters Moon, a very attractive family home that was beautifully designed and built in 1997. It was definitely the setting that initially attracted us to the house, says Tim. Holywell is a very traditional village and much sought after. Its surrounded by beautiful countryside and just at the end of the road we have a really lovely riverside pub; its an idyllic place to live.
We purchased the house in 2002, so it was fairly new at the time and in good order, but over the years weve done a lot of work to enhance it further. Weve covered in the porch and made a lobby with under-floor heating; weve refurbished the bathrooms and completely replaced the kitchen with high-spec contemporary units and appliances, and we also took the opportunity to have under-floor heating installed in kitchen and hallway, which has separate controllers that can be programmed for each day and at different times. Most recently weve replaced all the windows with high-spec, double-glazed units thats had a huge impact on the heating bill and weve replace the old sliding patio doors with modern French doors. The house as a whole is now really lovely both inside and out.
The garden was completely re-landscaped just a year ago and is now another really lovely feature of the property, continues Tim. We have a pretty patio terrace, which is a great place to sit out in the evening and enjoy a nice glass of cold wine, and beyond that is a large area of lawn thats edged with stone setts to give a clean mowing edge. Weve also used sleepers to create raised beds, and all of the planting areas have had anti-weed membranes installed and bark chips laid on top to give a nice clean finish. Its now a really attractive space and one that has a good degree of privacy.
The living room is probably our favourite room in the house, says Tim. It has French doors that open out onto the garden and during the winter, the multi-fuel burner creates a really cosy atmosphere.
I love the fact that the setting is so peaceful and picturesque, and that the village has a really nice community feel, says Tim. And having Ferry Boat close by, where we can enjoy a spot of lunch on a Sunday afternoon while watching the seals in the river, has been a real bonus.
The house and garden are extremely conducive to entertaining, says Tim. I recently celebrated my 55th birthday and after some lovely food and a few drinks at the village pub, everyone came back here to continue the party. It was a great day.
I will really miss this house as I love everything about it, says Tim, but Ill also be sad to leave the village. We have lovely neighbours, and Ill miss being able to stroll over to the pub for a drink or a meal in evening, and sitting by the river fishing with some cold beers on hand. Its been a fabulous place to live.
Solid Door With Glazed Side Panel To: -
Entrance Lobby - Window to front aspect. Tiled floor. Electric underfloor heating. Glazed door with glazed side panel to:
Entrance Hall - 3.86m x 2.85m (12'7" x 9'4") - Window to front aspect. Dog-leg staircase to first floor landing. Tiled floor. Electric underfloor heating. Radiator.
Cloakroom - Window to front aspect. Two piece suite comprising a low level WC and hand wash basin. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.
Kitchen - 4.76m (max) x 3.64m (15'7" (max) x 11'11") - Window to front aspect. Range of base and wall mounted units with complementary silestone worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Integral dishwasher. Space for fridge freezer. Combination double oven/grill. Five-ring mirrored hob with extractor over. Inset one and a half bowl Franke Stone sink with mixer tap and drainer. Tiled floor. Electric underfloor heating. Feature low level floor lights. Recessed ceiling lights. Under pelmet lighting. Door to storage cupboard with auto light. Radiator. Door to:
Utlity Room - Window to rear aspect. Half glazed door to side aspect. Base and wall mounted units with complementary worksurface and tiled splashbacks. Ceramic inset one and half bowl sink with mixer tap and drainer. Built in wine rack. Space for washing machine and fridge freezer. Wall-mounted oil-fired boiler. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor.
Study - 3.77m x 2.20m (12'4" x 7'2") - Window to front aspect. Telephone point. Radiator.
Dining Room - 3.79m x 3.14m (12'5" x 10'3") - Box window to side aspect and window to rear aspect. Radiator.
Sitting Room - 6.18m x 3.87m (20'3" x 12'8") - Bow window to side aspect. Glazed French doors to rear aspect. Modern fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner and silestone hearth. TV point. Telephone point. Solid wood floor. Two radiators.
First Floor Landing - Window to front elevation. Hatch to loft. Solid wood floor. Radiator.
Master Bedroom - 5.05m x 3.88m (16'6" x 12'8") - Window to rear elevation. Built in double wardrobe. Radiator.
En Suite - Window to side elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, bespoke vanity unit with mounted hand wash basin with mixer tap, and large tiled shower cubicle. Fully tiled. Recessed ceiling lights. Extractor. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two - 3.40m x 3.28m (11'1" x 10'9") - Window to front elevation. Radiator.
Family Bathroom - Window to side elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, hand wash basin with bespoke vanity unit under, and panel bath with shower over and glass screen. Fully tiled. Airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Extractor. Heated towel rail.
Bedroom Three - 3.83m x 2.98m (12'6" x 9'9") - Window to rear elevation. Built in double wardrobe. Radiator.
Bedroom Four - 3.83m x 2.41m (12'6" x 7'10") - Window to front elevation. Radiator.
Outside - Set back from the road with large block paved drive providing off-road parking for numerous vehicles, leading to the double garage. The rear garden is landscaped and mainly laid to lawn, with a paved patio area, mature borders and trees. Fully enclosed by fencing, with gates either side of the house. Outside taps. External power supply. Garden shed. Greenhouse.
Detached Double Garage - 5.19m x 4.84m (17'0" x 15'10") - Window to side aspect. Pedestrian door to side aspect. Double doors to front aspect. Power and light connected.
Further Information - Built circa. 1997
Gas hob powered by propane
Double glazed in 2013
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