6 bedroom detached house for saleStoreys Way, Cambridge, CB3
Guide Price £4,000,000
- Grade II listed 5,256 sq ft
- 6 bedrooms including 3 with en suites
- reception hallway
- open plan kitchen/breakfast/family room
- 4 receptions
- extensive gravelled driveway
- mature rear garden & garage
- in all 0.53 of an acre
A superb and elegantly proportioned (5,256 sq ft) family house situated opposite Churchill College on the favoured west side of the city.
Storeys Way is situated between Huntingdon and Madingley Roads on the west side of the city, with number 63 located opposite Churchill College and it's grounds. The city centre and historic core is about 0.75 of a mile distant and can be reached by cycle or on foot. Cambridge has an excellent range of shopping facilities including a busy daily market, Grand Arcade shopping mall and a number of independent and well known High Street names.
Comprehensive cultural and recreational amenities including the Cambridge Colleges, some 31 in all, the River Cam, museums, Jesus Green and Midsummer Common, which are large public open spaces, are all available in the city.
Cambridge railway station has daily services to London from around 48 minutes whilst the M11 heads south towards London via Stansted Airport and to the north towards A14, A12, and the M1 and M6. Schools in all age groups in both the state and independent sectors are also available including King's College and St John's College schools situated just south of Madingley Road.
63 Storeys Way is an imposing Grade II listed detached property dating back to 1912 and constructed of Cambridge yellow brick with rendered quoins and sash windows beneath a clay pan-tiled roof. The property extends to 5,256 sq ft and has accommodation extending over ground, first and second floors. The current owners, following their acquisition of the property, embarked on a major refurbishment and sympathetic extension program over 2004/2005 which included re-wiring, re-plumbing and new sanitary ware. The extension comprises a large open plan kitchen/breakfast room with informal day-to-day dining area. There is a large glazed lantern above and the south and west elevations are mostly glazed and access to the rear terrace is via wide glazed double doors. There is a comprehensive range of kitchen cabinetry supplied by Smallbone and includes integrated twin Miele ovens, oversized fridge/freezer and a large granite topped central island with dishwashers, wine cabinet and breakfast area for 4 bar stools beneath. The property is accessed via a large reception hallway with marble tiled floor and an ornate fireplace and a dog leg staircase to the upper floors. To the west are two large rooms, which are separated by full width sliding doors, both rooms are dual aspect with wide side bay sash windows, have open fireplaces and oak strip floorboards.
At first floor level is a large formal drawing room, (accessed via a galleried landing) with triple aspect, there are oak strip floorboards, ornate open fireplace with ribbed cast iron surround and bespoke cabinetry with book shelving to the east. There are two double bedrooms on this level and a family shower room, the master has a full en suite bath/shower room and wall-to-wall wardrobes.
At second floor are 3 further double bedrooms, one of which has a dressing area and en suite bathroom with contemporary roll top bath along with a family bathroom.
The guest/nanny suite, which comprises a double bedroom and separate shower room, can be independently accessed from the side of the property or from within whilst below is a boot/utility room. The garage (with slightly limited access) is below the annexe and provides space for a 'city' car, cycles and scooters.
The property is set back from Storeys Way beyond a deep gravel driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and is enclosed by pollarded lime trees to the front. The rear garden is wide and laid mostly to lawn with deep shrub beds to the south and west, retained by stone. There is a large paved terrace accessed via the dining area which provides ample space fo r entertaining and has steps descending onto the lawn, adjacent to which is a neatly clipped Yew hedge with archway. To the west is the side croquet lawn with rose beds, mature Mulberry tree and circular pond.
In all about 0.53 of an acre.
Square Footage: 5,256 sq ft
Acreage: 0.53 Acres
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