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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Upherds Lane, Ely

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Property Description

Key features

  • Principal Reception Room
  • Dining Room
  • Snug
  • Study
  • Stunning Garden Room
  • Kitchen & Breakfast Room
  • Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom
  • Four Further Bedrooms
  • Two Further Bathrooms
  • Driveway Parking & Garage

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Home to a world famous 900 year old Cathedral, the historic city of ELY lies on the river Great Ouse probably no more than 15 miles from the City of Cambridge. There are a very good range of shopping facilities within the centre itself including a market which takes place on both Thursdays and Saturdays. A comprehensive range of local schooling is available. The area boasts a number of sporting facilities including an 18 hole golf course, indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and squash club whilst socially there are an excellent variety of pubs and restaurants and the most wonderful countryside walks the Fen has to offer. Ely is unsurprisingly very popular with commuters due to its excellent road and rail links. The A10 links the two cities from which links to the A14 and M11 provide routes to London (70 miles) and the rest of the country. From Ely's mainline rail station Cambridge can be reached in approximately 17 minutes with London beyond (Kings Cross / Liverpool Street) which can be accessed within 1 hour 15 minutes.  

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Entrance door with leaded light and glazed insets. Original patterned tiled floor, window to side, door with glazed leaded light wing windows and fan light through to:-  

HALL with staircase rising to first floor, wood flooring, radiator, useful understair cupboard, two wall light points.  

PRINCIPAL RECEPTION ROOM 20' 8" (from wall to french doors) x 11' 2" (6.3m x 3.41m) Dual aspect room with three glass block windows to side with downlighters, corner window and double glazed, double French doors with twin roof lights over to rear garden. Attractive open fireplace consisting of an ornate cast iron grate and surround, set on a stone hearth, three wall light points, radiator.  

DINING ROOM 14' 0" x 12' 0" (4.27m x 3.66m) Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and side. Attractive original 1930's tiled fireplace, picture rail, wood flooring and radiator.  

SNUG / PLAYROOM 13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.97m x 3.66m) with double doors to the garden room. Wood flooring, attractive open fireplace with a cast iron grate, surround and mantle shelf with inset tiles set on a tiled hearth. Fitted cupboards to either side of chimney breast, picture rail and radiator.  

STUNNING GARDEN ROOM 23' 11" x 8' 8" (7.31m x 2.66m) minimum extending to 12' 8" (3.87m).
Stunning room with vaulted ceiling with triple inserts, roof lights and two sets of double French doors to rear garden, set either side of a contemporary fireplace with a brushed stainless steel surround. Inset downlighters to ceiling, wall light points, tiled floor and door opening to:-  

KITCHEN 13' 2" x 10' 5" (4.02m x 3.2m) with opening through to garden room and comprehensively fitted with a range of Oak wall units, matching base units with drawers and marble worksurfaces over. Inset one and half bowl sink unit, recess suitable for range style cooker, tiled splashbacks and stainless steel extractor hood. Integrated dishwasher. Recess for upright fridge freezer (subject to measurements) with a matching oak surround. Inset dresser style unit consisting of two cupboards with folding doors, set on an Oak plinth with a set of five drawers below. Halogen downlighters to ceiling.  

UTILITY ROOM 0' 0" x 0' 0" x 0m) with wall mounted combi boiler, stable door to side access, worksurface with tiled splashback and stainless steel sink with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble drier, built in wall unit, single radiator and ceramic tiled flooring. Wall mounted alarm panel.  

STUDY 10' 3" x 10' 0" (3.14m x 3.05m) Dual aspect room with window to front and obscure glass block window to side. Radiator, wood flooring with inset double doors revealing steps down to a circular wine cellar.  

CLOAKROOM Double glazed window to front with leaded light insets, slate effect tiled flooring, white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and close coupled WC. Radiator.  

GYM 8' 4" x 8' 6" (2.56m x 2.61m) with sloped ceiling, sunken spotlights, sealed unit glazed window to rear, telephone point, dimmer switch, single radiator, door leading to garage.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with double glazed window to rear.  

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE A lovely room with a vaulted ceiling and double glazed bay window to rear benefitting from wonderful views over the garden and towards Ely Cathedral, with an inset window seat. Two wall light points, door with glass block surround to:-  

EN-SUITE BATHROOM with glass block window to side. Suite comprising panel enclosed bath with central mixer tap and shower unit over, close coupled WC and twin wash hand basins with tiled splashbacks. Glass block shower screen, towel rail/radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 13' 7" to bay x 12' 9" (4.15m x 3.91m) Dual aspect room with double glazed window to side and double glazed bay window to front. Built in double wardrobe with high level storage cupboard, picture rail, two radiators.  

BEDROOM THREE 13' 0" x 12' 0" (3.97m x 3.66m) narrowing in part to 9' 12" (2.78m) with double glazed window to rear overlooking the gardens. Fireplace (presently not in use) and radiator.  

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 0" x 7' 0" (3.67m x 2.15m) plus doorway. With double glazed window to rear and radiator.  

BEDROOM FIVE 8' 9" x 6' 0" (2.68m x 1.84m) with window to side and radiator.  

BATHROOM ONE White suite comprising bath with twin grips, mixer tap and mosaic tiled effect surround. Pedestal wash hand basin with mixer tap and matching tiled splashback. Towel rail / radiator. Two wall light points.  

BATHROOM TWO with velux roof light and white suite comprising close coupled WC, twin wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and bath with mixer tap and shower over (not tested) and tiled surround. Cupboard housing hot water cylinder wit timer clock and programmer to side and linen shelves.  

EXTERIOR The property lies in a lovely position, a little over 100 yards or so from Upherds Lane junction with Downham Road. Set behind a very good frontage consisting of a large gravelled area bordered by beds with a variety of shrubs, perennials and specimen trees, adjacent to which is a concrete driveway which in turn leads to the front door and garage. Altogether the area provides parking for several vehicles.

The rear garden is a particular feature of the property certainly not what one would normally expect in the centre of Ely. It consists of a full width shaped and paved terrace beyond which it is primarily lawned with an extensive variety of trees, shrubs and perennials providing a wonderful structure and year round interest.  

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