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4 bedroom detached house for sale

South End, Bassingbourn, Royston, SG8


Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Victorian Residence Retaining Many Original Features
  • Wide Entrance Hall With Beautiful Hand Crafted Stair Rail To First Floor
  • New Boiler For Oil Central Heating
  • Sitting Room With Working Fireplace
  • Two Further Reception Rooms
  • Bespoke Refitted Kitchen With New Aga
  • Four Double Bedrooms, Master Bedroom With Ensuite
  • Detached Studio With Potential To Convert To An Annex
  • Front And Rear Gardens With Gravel Driveway
  • No Through Road In Village Location Close To Schools And Open Countryside

Full description

The Manse Was Built Circa 1872 And Retains Many Original Period Features. It is situated In A No Through Road In The Highly Desirable Village Of Bassingbourn Close To Local Schools, Church And Cricket Ground.

Dining Room 
12' 11" x 12' 10" (3.94m x 3.91m)
Picture rail. Pendant light with ceiling rose. Exposed wooden floorboards. Sash window to front aspect. Two radiators. Open fireplace with cast iron surround and inset tiles. Display cupboard with storage under. Internal part glazed door to:

12' 10" x 12' 9" (3.91m x 3.89m)
Dual aspect sash windows to rear and side. Tiled floor. Door to garden. Refitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with wood work surfaces over and into ceramic one and a half bowl sink and drainer unit with mixer taps. Spotlights. Built-in steam oven, electric oven and warming drawer. New Aga. Electric hob with extractor over.

The Manse is a 4 bedroom detached Victorian residence retaining many of its original features to include high skirtings, picture rails, ceiling roses and original fireplaces. The kitchen has recently been refitted to include a new Aga, along with conventional ovens. Externally the Studio could be converted to an Annex subject to the usual planning consents (planning permission is in place for a toilet and shower room. Its excellent location is situated very close to the Primary School and village College which falls within the catchment for Hills Road, Sixth Form College, Cambridge.

Bassingbourn is a Cambridgeshire village that is ideally located for commuters wishing to travel to London Kings Cross and Cambridge. The nearest railway station is at Royston, approx 3.5 miles away, and train times vary but it takes approx. 40mins. to Kings Cross and 15 mins to Cambridge. The village is equipped with highly regarded schools for all ages and offers l...

Entrance Hall 
Radiator. Dado rail. Stairs to first floor with understair cupboard. Pendant light with ceiling rose. Alarm control panel.

Family Room 
12' 8" x 12' 7" (3.86m x 3.84m)
Dual aspect sash windows to front and side. Picture rail. Coving. Ceiling rose. Wall lights. Fireplace with marble surround. Shelving with storage cupboard under. Two radiators.

Utility/Boot Room 
Door to rear garden. Windows to side and rear aspects. Plumbing for washing machine.

Sitting Room 
12' 9" x 12' 8" (3.89m x 3.86m)
Working open fireplace with cast iron inset and marble surround. Dual aspect sash windows to side and rear. Ceiling rose. Picture rail. Shelving either side of fireplace with storage under. Radiator. Two wall lights.

Suite comprising low level WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Tiled floor. Radiator. Window to side.

First Floor 

Hatch to loft void. Dado rail. Radiator. Window to rear aspect. Cupboard housing hot water tank.

Master Bedroom 
13' 3" x 12' 10" (4.04m x 3.91m)
Sash window to front aspect. Cast iron fireplace. Two radiators.

Window to front aspect. Radiator. Suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit under and bidet. Tiled floor. Inset ceiling lights.

Bedroom 2 
13' 2" x 12' 2" (4.01m x 3.71m)
Dual aspect sash windows to front and side. Cast iron fireplace. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.

Suite comprising shower, panelled bath with shower attachment and wash hand basin with cupboard above. Shaver point. Tiled floor. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom 3 
13' 10" x 13' 2" (4.22m x 4.01m)
Sash window to side. Fireplace. Radiator.

Low level wc. Window to side. Radiator.

Bedroom 4 
13' 3" x 11' 5" (4.04m x 3.48m)
Built-in wardrobes. Ceiling rose. Window to rear.


New boiler. Oil tank. Enclosed lawned area. Shed. Gated access to front at both sides. Lawn enclosed with conifers.

Studio (Planning to extend by 1 meter to front) 
17' 5" > 14' 4" (5.31m x 4.37m) x 17'9 (5.41m)
Two cupboards. Small attic space. Dual aspect with one window to rear and two to side. Two wall mounted electric radiators. Planning permission is in place for a toilet and shower room.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 September 2016


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