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Water Lane, Histon, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24

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Added on 27/10/2021
Tucker Gardner, Histon

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A charming three bedroom semi detached house with a delightful garden, situated in the heart of the village, ideal for access to the local amenities.

The property boasts a wealth of original features including exposed floorboards and picture rails. The house is presented in good decorative order and has been restored over the years, including features such as stripped Pine doors and replica traditional style radiators. A new combi boiler was installed around 2 years ago.

The spacious ground floor accommodation comprises an enclosed entrance hall with stairs to the first floor and the sitting room and family room are both off. The sitting room is situated at the front of the property and offers plenty of space for furniture, with a large bay window to the front aspect and a cast iron fireplace. The dual aspect family room has a useful, deep built in storage cupboard and there are windows to the side and rear aspects. The room boasts a gas fireplace with an attractive exposed brick chimney breast an the room would be ideal as a playroom or a study, for those who work from home. The kitchen includes a comprehensive range of base and eye level storage cupboards and drawers, bowl sink with mixer tap, solid wood work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and there is a window and door which open to the garden. The kitchen continues to the bright, dual aspect dining room which has windows and French doors to the garden and is perfect for those who prefer a slightly separate kitchen/dining area.

The first floor accommodation comprises a recently re-decorated landing and there are three well proportioned bedrooms, two doubles and a single. The master bedroom has a decorative fireplace and is situated at the front of the property with a window to the front aspect and benefits from a built in wardrobe. Bedroom 2 is a double bedroom with a window to the rear garden and also has a decorative fireplace. Bedroom 3 is off, and is a comfortable single room with a window to the rear garden. The family bathroom includes a W.C., wash hand basin, bath and a frosted window.

Outside, the property is set back from the road and there is a driveway providing parking for two cars and a pathway leading to the front door. A side gate leads to the delightful, enclosed west facing rear garden which enjoys high levels of privacy and is predominantly lawned, with an elevated decked area, a variety of mature shrubs and plants, well stocked flower-beds and a patio area with pergola over, the whole enclosed by fencing.

Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most sought-after villages north of Cambridge. It's particularly convenient location, just 3 miles from the city centre, adds to its popularity and communications are first class, the A14 and M11 being within a few minute's drive. The village boasts many local facilities including excellent schooling for all ages from pre-school to sixth form. Good local shopping is available in the village and there is a regular bus service to Cambridge. Histon is served by Cambridgeshire County Council's Guided Busway with an estimated journey time to the Science Park of approximately 3 minute's. Cambridge North Railway Station opened in May 2017, located in Chesterton, close to Cambridge Science Park, connecting to the Guided Busway and providing an interchange with Park & Ride and local bus services. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders also benefit from a bridleway running all the way from Cambridge Science Park to St. Ives along the route of the Guided Busway. Girton Golf Club is also within a few minute's drive.

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Water Lane, Histon, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24

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Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Cambridge North2.8 miles
  • Waterbeach Station3.9 miles
  • Cambridge Station4.1 miles
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Tucker Gardner, Histon

21-23 High Street, Histon, CB24 9JD

Tucker Gardner has a network of offices across Cambridgeshire and also has an office based in Essex, and we deal with all major aspects of property sales and lettings.

Our Histon office opened almost two decades ago and is located on the High Street, approximately four miles from the University City of Cambridge, serving the north, east and west villages.

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There are many highly regarded schools within our catchment area including Impington Villa

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