This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

6 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Cottenham, Cambridge

Removed £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning, Grade II Listed, Victorian home dating from 1860
  • Mature grounds extending to approximately 1 acre, STS
  • Extensive and versatile accommodation
  • Modernised to a high specification
  • Beautiful mix of modern and traditional features

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Bernards is a delightful Victorian home, formerly a fruit farm, dating back to late 1800's with a wealth of period features and superb grounds. The property is Grade II Listed and has been renovated and modernised by the present owners to a high specification, offering expansive and versatile accommodation throughout, flooded with natural light.

Some of the original features found throughout the property include cast-iron fireplaces, latch doors, exposed timbers, feature brick walls, stripped wood and exposed brick floors to name but a few. There is a beautiful mix of modern and traditional fixtures and fittings to the kitchen and bathrooms, providing a magnificent family home.

There is an entrance hall with original quarry tiled floor and understair cupboard, drawing room with Victorian cast-iron fireplace and inner hallway. The kitchen/breakfast room has ample base and eye-level units and an island, all of which have granite worksurfaces. There is space for a Range cooker, integrated dishwasher, water softener, walk-in pantry with bespoke fitted base and eye-level units, space for an American style fridge/freezer, wine cooler and slate-tiled floors. The family room has stripped floors and wood-burning stove and opens to the rear hallway with stairs to the first floor. The lobby has a door to the garden and access to the study, which enjoys a dual aspect. The dining room is located to the rear of the home with exposed brick floor and a triple aspect. The rear entrance has exposed brick floor and fitted cupboards and shelves, as well as access to the cloakroom and utility room with additional fitted storage and space/plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. The sitting room is a stunning addition to the property, formerly a fruit store, it has a part-vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, staircase, brick elevations, multi-fuel stove, dual-zone central heating and a dual aspect, providing an excellent family space.

There are two staircases leading to the first floor, with a split-level landing and exposed beams. Three bedrooms sit to the front of the home and provide two generous doubles and a single. There is a family bathroom with three-piece suite including a roll top bath and a separate shower room, also with three-piece suite. A further double bedroom and Bedroom 5, currently used as a study, enjoy a dual aspect overlooking the garden. The master bedroom has fitted double wardrobes and a shower room with oversized shower cubicle, sink with vanity drawer and low-level WC.

Outside, the property has a shallow front garden with retaining wall and railing. A shared gravelled driveway provides access to the rear of the home. A gated, private, block-paved driveway then provides access to a double cartlodge, off-street parking and a workshop/garage with power and light connected. The grounds to the rear are divided into two with a fenced garden close to the property with large patio, ideal for alfresco dining, lawn, plant and shrub borders and ornamental trees. The remaining garden extends to the boundary with a large lawn, mature trees and hedging, with what remains of the original orchard to the rear.

Planning Permission has also been granted to erect a new barn with car port, games room, and mezzanine-level study.


More information from this agent

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
03 November 2016

Floorplans

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference S22314. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Tucker Gardner, Histon. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* This is the maximum possible speed. Broadband speed may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by comparethemarket.com

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.