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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Old North Road, Bassingbourn, Royston, Cambridgeshire

Offers in Excess of £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed being of architectural or historical interest.
  • Versatile accommodation over 3 floors extending to an impressive 5,447 sq ft (506 sq m).
  • Many fine period features throughout including fireplaces, sash windows and exposed timbers.
  • Ideal opportunity for purchasers to carry future improvements to their own requirements (STPP).
  • 6 reception rooms, 8 bedrooms and 5 bath/shower rooms (3 en suite).
  • Planning permission granted to demolish the existing barn and erect a new studio/annexe.
  • Planning permission granted for a single storey leisure complex.
  • Wonderful gardens and grounds extending to 3.41 acres (1.380 hextares).
  • Conveniently placed for access to Cambridge (14 miles) and the A1(M) (8 miles).
  • Fast train to king's Cross, 38 minutes, from Royston railway station (3 miles).

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial village house of considerable charm and character, providing extensive accommodation, together with planning permission for an annexe/studio and leisure complex, situated in wonderful gardens and grounds approaching 3.5 acres.

Royston 3 miles (fast train to King's Cross 38 minutes), Cambridge 14 miles, Baldock 10 miles, A1(M) 8 miles, (distances and time are approximate).

Bassingbourn is situated on the North Hertfordshire/South Cambridgeshire border and offers a good range of local facilities including primary and secondary schools, variety of shops, post office, public houses, doctors', dentist and 2 churches. A wider choice of facilities are available at the market town of Royston (about 3 miles), which also has an 18 hole golf course. The University city of Cambridge lies approximately 14 miles to the north and provides excellent education, shopping and cultural amenities. As well as its academic achievements, the city is also a 'high tech' and 'bio tech' hub with the University Research and Development Laboratories, internationally renowned Cambridge Science Park and Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus. London commuters are well served by road or rail with the A1(M) about 8 miles to the west, the M11, about 10 miles to the east and a mainline railway station at Royston providing services to London's King's Cross in about 38 minutes.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 November 2016

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