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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Park Lane, Fen Drayton

Offers in Region of £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 5/6 Bedrooms
  • Detached family house
  • Adjoning barn
  • Gardens about 0.78 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Located within minutes of the heart of Fen Drayton, there is a pre-school, Montessori nursery, 2 recreation grounds, tennis, bowls, football, cricket and fishing clubs. There is a beautiful Church, welcoming 15th century pub/ restaurant with beer garden, and footpaths providing quick access to the RSPB Nature Reserve and surrounding areas. Swavesey Village College has school bus pickups in the village, and the adjoining villages of Fenstanton and Swavesey offer shops, post offices, further pubs and restaurants. Nearby St Ives (6 miles) has a golf course, sailing, a marina, numerous shops and supermarkets (including Waitrose), and has two weekly markets since medieval times. 

Dain House is entered through a hall leading into a large kitchen/family room. The dining-room has French doors to the garden. There is a utility room, lavatory and a further door into the orchard.  

In the left wing, the hall leads to a reception room and a large study, with a further door to the garden. At the end of a corridor is a ground floor en suite bedroom. 

Generous storage throughout include a larder, broom cupboard, shelving, walk-in wardrobe, linen cupboard and a large airing cupboard. Central heating is gas-fired and water is softened. Most rooms have the original floorboards, normally carpeted. 

The staircase in the main hallway leads to the landing with 4 further bedrooms, consisting of a master bedroom with a large dressing-room and bathroom, 3 well-appointed bedrooms and a large family bathroom. 

The large, split-level barn can be converted to a variety of uses from a granny annexe to a man-cave, workshop, gym … the opportunities are endless. 

ENTRANCE HALL double windows either side, staircase to first floor, quarry tiled floor 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST/FAMILY ROOM large windows on two sides, stainless steel sink, cupboarded long work surfaces, built-in larder and separate broom cupboard. A water softener serves the whole house 

DINING ROOM original French doors to garden, fireplace recess with decorative Victorian surround, wooden floorboards 

UTILITY sash window, stainless steel sink, cupboards and drawers, washing-machine and tumble dryer connections, Ideal Mexico gas-fired boiler providing central heating and hot water 

LAVATORY wc, hand basin, fitted shelves 

A door leads to the garden, particularly useful when entertaining 

REAR HALL half-glazed door to garden, quarry tiled floor 

SITTING ROOM double-aspect bay and sash windows, open fireplace with marble slips, Yorkstone hearth, carved surround, slate mantelpiece 

STUDY sash window, decorative cast iron fireplace, radiator 

BEDROOM 1 windows on two sides, door to 

EN SUITE BATHROOM sash window, freestanding roll top bath, wc, hand-basin with tiled splashback, fitted shelves 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING three double-windows, deep walk-in cupboard 

LARGE DRESSING ROOM (which could be converted into a 6th bedroom) sash window, full height mirror-fronted wardrobe along one wall, door to 

MASTER BEDROOM double-aspect windows 

BATHROOM adjoining 

BEDROOM 3 sash windows on both sides with a circular one on the third, fitted cupboard, fitted bookcase 

BEDROOM 4 double aspect with a bay and sash windows 

FAMILY BATHROOM sash window, panelled bath with shower attachment, hand basin, wc, deep built-in airing-cupboard with large hot water cylinder, another built-in cupboard, hatch to roof space 

BEDROOM 5 double aspect sash windows (one double-glazed), decorative corner fireplace 

EXTERIOR  

OUTBUILDING 66 sq.m brick-built barn with a pantile roof and partial second floor is designated eligible for development/conversion 

ACCESS The house is approached from Park Lane and provides parking for 5+ cars 

GARDEN The mature gardens offer year-round interest, with secluded lawned "rooms" and extensive planting designed to attract wildlife. There are many fruit and ornamental trees. Open fencing to the east provides views of the attached paddock (⅓ acre) and adjoining fields. This delightful well-proportioned family home in an enchanting garden has a separate barn ripe for conversion and offers countryside seclusion due to its peaceful location at the end of a cul-de-sac, yet easy access to the nearby A14. 

NOTES 1. The boundaries marked A-B and B-C are as staked on site. These boundaries are to be fenced by the buyer within 3 month of purchase. Fence to be agreed with seller.
2. The vendor has recently had a damp report undertaken by Anglia Property Preservation which will be made available to potential purchasers
3. The large barn has been designated eligible for development under a Supplementary Planning Document and details are available
4. Park Lane is a well-maintained private road and as a shareholder £20/month is payable towards its upkeep
5. No chain 

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Added on Rightmove:
16 September 2016

Nearest station

  • Huntingdon (6.7 mi)
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54-64 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8DZ

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Nearest station

  • Huntingdon (6.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Redmayne Arnold & Harris, Cambridge Sales

54-64 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8DZ

01223 787059 Local call rate

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