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High Street, Cottenham, CB24

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Added on 10/06/2021
Tylers Estate Agents, Histon
1,122 sq. ft.
(104 sq. m.)

Key features

  • Exceptionally well-presented throughout
  • Two bedroom cottage
  • Grade II listed dating back to circa. 1675
  • Separate detached one bedroom annexe
  • Further detached studio/home office space
  • No onward sales chain

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

GROUND FLOOR Front door leads through into a welcoming dining room (3.95m x 4.19m) benefitting from a wealth of period features including a inglenook fireplace, storage cupboard, brick detailed floor, exposed beams, and plenty of space for dining table and chairs. The main reception room (5.53m x 4.19m) also benefits from a fitted cupboard and the same period features including a log burner. The kitchen/breakfast room (6.56m x 2.95m) is a later extension which benefits from being bright and airy with two sets of doors to the rear garden, plus retaining many character features including exposed brick wall. The kitchen further benefits from a range of kitchen units, worktop space, range style gas cooker with overhead extractor, and space for a dishwasher and fridge/freezer, plus a further breakfast bar. Access from the kitchen leads to the main bathroom (1.90m x 2.65m) which is part-tiled and complete with WC, basin, heated towel rail, and bath with handheld shower head and glazed screen. 

FIRST FLOOR Stairs from the dining room lead to the first floor which offers access to both bedrooms, with both benefitting from their own WC's. Bedroom one (4.68m x 4.19m) is a charming well-proportioned double offering exposed beams, exposed brick chimney breast, timber floors, and access to a cloakroom with WC and basin. Bedroom two (3.73m x 4.19m) is a further double bedroom also benefitting from the same character features, plus also with the benefit of a cloakroom with WC, basin and heated towel rail. 

OUTSIDE Trippen Cottage is located on the High Street in Cottenham and is complete with electric gates to the side leading to a gravel driveway offering parking for several vehicles. This gravel area opens out to the rear of the cottage and into the main rear garden space which is a fantastic south-east facing space mainly laid to gravel and lawn with well planted borders, ornamental pond, decking area, and further access to the other outdoor accommodation.  

ANNEXE To the rear of the plot there is a purpose built one bedroom annexe currently let out at £750pcm, inclusive of bills. The accommodation consists of a good size reception room (4.10m x 5.27m) with open plan kitchen complete with a range of units, worktops, sink, gas hob, oven, washing machine, wall-mounted boiler, and a fitted cupboard in the main reception space. The shower room (1.66m x 1.59m) consists of a shower cubicle, WC and basin. Stairs lead to the main bedroom (6.11m x 3.49m) which is a bright and well laid out space complete with eaves storage, two wardrobes, two roof windows, and access through a pedestrian door to a private roof terrace with outside staircase leading down to the decking. Integral to the annexe structure is a storage space (2.34m x 3.68m) with double doors (which could in the future be used as further accommodation for the annexe as has a single door) currently complete with shelving and workbench, plus a further workshop (2.76m x 4.94m) ideal for garden storage or hobby space. The rear of the annexe includes a further covered storage area with open front. The annexe is currently let out to a tenant at £750pcm, inclusive of bills and council tax. 

STUDIO An additional space within the plot is a detached studio also equipped to be used for residential space or potentially a home office. The main space (3.72m x 5.34m) is complete with kitchen units, plenty of worktop space, hob, fridge/freezer and sink with drainer. There is also fitted cupboard space with mirrored doors, sliding patio doors leading to the main garden, plus a pull-down ladder with access to a roof void with roof window. The shower room (0.84m x 2.23m) is complete with shower cubicle, basin, WC and heated towel rail. 

GENERAL Offered to market with no onward sales chain, the property represents an excellent opportunity for flexible, fully restored and very well presented spaces rarely available in the village.

EPC rating for cottage awaited, annexe rating is C
Council tax band C (£1,777.03 per annum, 2021/22)
South Cambridgeshire District Council
Cottenham Primary School and Cottenham Village College school catchment areas 


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High Street, Cottenham, CB24

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  • Waterbeach Station3.6 miles
  • Cambridge North4.9 miles
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Tylers Estate Agents, Histon

19 High Street, Histon, CB24 9JD

Tylers Estate Agents, Histon
Tylers - Residential Sales and Lettings.

We believe, as an independent business established in 1988, that you should experience the exceptional customer service we are proud of carried out by local qualified members of staff from one of our four offices. At Tylers, we believe our passion for homes means we do not just see four walls and a roof; we take on board the emotional and financial commitment of buying and selling your home.

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