4 bedroom detached house for saleFrog End, Great Wilbraham, Cambridge, CB21
Sold STC £1,875,000
- 4,842 sq ft of flexible accommodation
- galleried master bedroom suite
- 4 further bedrooms (2 en suite)
- flexible zones including sitting room
- kitchen/breakfast room
- living & study areas
- detached annexe/studio
- al fresco dining terrace
- south-west facing gardens
Outstanding contemporary Grade II Listed 17th Century Barn conversion incorporating former farm buildings with annexe/studio, parking, covered dining terrace and south west facing gardens with distant views
Rookery Farm Barns is situated in Frog End towards the edge of the village of Great Wilbraham, a well-served village approximately 6 miles east of Cambridge which provides a variety of amenities including a primary school, nursery, social club, cricket field, shop, post office and pub. The larger village of Fulbourn is some 3 miles with a greater selection of day to day facilities including a number of shops and small supermarket, pubs and restaurants and there is a Tesco supermarket between Fulbourn and Cherry Hinton. Great Wilbraham is particularly well situated for access to the various science and technology parks which cluster around the eastern and north eastern fringes of Cambridge including the Peterhouse Technology Park, the Science Park and St John's Innovation Centre. The university city of Cambridge is approximately 6 miles offering high quality comprehensive shopping, cultural and recreational facilities and schooling for all ages including renowned independent schooling (St John's & King's College prep schools, St Faith's, St Mary's The Perse CoEd, Stephen Perse Foundation schools and The Leys).
For the commuter, there are regular train services from Cambridge station into London's King's Cross and Liverpool Street and there are good road links via the A11 (1 mile) which leads to the M11 at Stump Cross (10 miles) (southbound only) and on to Stansted Airport, the M25 and London or, via the A505 at Duxford (9 miles) (north and southbound) . The northbound A11 links to the A14 which in turn leads to the A1,M1 & M6
Rookery Farm Barns comprises a converted range of former farm buildings which have been beautifully and meticulously transformed into a stunning contemporary home. Listed Grade II as being of historical and architectural interest, it is principally a superb timber framed and weather-boarded detached reed thatched barn, which has been cleverly linked to a Dutch barn to one side.
The majority of the accommodation is fully vaulted but still the property provides really flexible accommodation as 4 of the 5 bedrooms are on the ground floor and could be used as living accommodation if preferred.
The master suite is the only upper floor accommodation which is approached via a turning staircase at one end of the barn, is galleried and overlooks the impressive, vast expanse of the living spaces.
The layout can be seen on the attached floorplan and the specification includes:-
Ground Source Heat Pump which benefits from the RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive)
Under floor heating
In-line water softener
iGuzzini lighting throughout. LED lighting. Razor lights, trick 360 degree lights to beams.
Bespoke copper pendants
Antefocus log burner: Mosa stone tile fire place:
Walnut Cabinets, Copper light fittings.
Sintered Stone Neolith worktops which have a 10 Year Warranty and are:
Resistant to scratches & abrasions, high temperatures, bleach, chlorine, hydrochloric acid & Ammonia.
100% Natural & 100% Recyclable
Hygienic, suitable to contact with food.
Waterproof, the absorption level is almost Zero
Quooker Boiling water tap in main kitchen. Blanco in pantry
Gaggenau fridge and freezer
Miele appliances - Two ovens, Microwave Grill, Steamer, Induction hob and rising counter top extractor
Siemens Wine fridge and 2 Siemens Dishwashers
Ashton Bentley slipper bath in the Master suite
Arte Form 'Flow' sanitary brassware
Bespoke birch joinery to all bathrooms.
De-mister pads to all bathroom mirrors.
Electric towel rails.
Toughened glass shower surrounds
Mosa Stone tiles to bathro oms
Water is run via a megaflow pressurized system
Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property. Central heating provided by a ground source heat pump which benefits from approximately £8000 per annum (paid quarterly) for the next 7 years under the Government's RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive).
From Cambridge, head East through Cherry Hinton to Fulbourn. In the centre of Fulbourn take the left hand turn into School Lane signposted Gt Wilbraham this leads into Station Road. Proceed for about 2.5 miles into Gt Wilbraham village, and the property will be found on the right hand side.
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