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4 bedroom house for sale

March Road, Coldham, Cambridgeshire

Offers in Excess of £315,000

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Harrison Murray Estate Agents are pleased to offer the rare opportunity to purchase a unique outstanding church conversion. Located in the hamlet of Coldham, conveniently situated between fenland market towns of March and Wisbech. St Etheldreda’s church was originally built circa 1875 of stone construction and was sympathetically converted to a truly remarkable home. The property retains a wealth of original features including the font, pulpit plus many stone arched windows including three stained glass windows, one of which was designed by the famous C.E.Kemp. These features complimented by modern facilities to include a contemporary design kitchen with integrated appliances, reclaimed pine flooring to the main living room area plus en-suites to two of the four bedrooms.
This individual property has been finished to a very high specification, has an overall floor area of approximately 3100 square feet and rest in mature secluded grounds, with extensive parking and a triple garage block.
St Etheldreda’s church simply must be viewed it appreciate the stunning combination of original and character with modern day living.

Double Oak entrance gate leads into:

Having vaulted oak ceiling. Quarry tiled floor. Stone arch windows to both sides with stone pews beneath. A stone pointed arch with oak entrance door opens onto:

The main feature of this area is the original stone font. Radiator. Quarry tiled flooring. Steps lead up to the open plan living area.

Having a low level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin, with tiled splash back. Radiator. Quarry tiled floor. Extractor fan.

Overall measurement 47’8” x 22’0” (approx) 14.53m x 6.70m (approx)

Having five stone pointed arched mullion windows. Three radiators, TV and telephone points. High suspended ceiling with inset spotlights. Reclaimed pine flooring with ballustrading. Steps lead down to:

The main feature of this area is the magnificent stone pointed arched stained glass window by C.E Kemp. To one corner is the stone pulpit. Two radiators. Telephone point. Further pointed stone arched window. High suspended ceiling with inset spotlights. Reclaimed pine flooring with staircase rising to galleried first floor mezzanine and first floor landing area. The original stone chancel divides the main living area from the kitchen/breakfast area.

Kitchen./Family area 27’4” x 17’6” (8.35m x 5.34m)
Breakfast Area 13’2” x 9’0” (4.01 x 2.76m)
Fitted with a centralised U shaped work station with cream base units having solid wood work surfaces, incorporating a one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit. Range style cooker with stainless steel splashbacks and extractor hood over. Slate flooring. Two radiators. TV point. Two lancet windows to the southern aspect. Door to garden. An opening off leads to:

his room features an outstanding three centred stone arched mullion stained glass window with a stone altar beneath with magnificent three centred arches depicting biblical scenes. Vaulted oak ceiling. Slate Flooring.

Having two leaded windows to side and one to the rear. Base unit with concealed plumping for washing machine. Oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system. Airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Slate flooring. Beams to ceiling. Door to rear garden.

Split level galleried landing with steps upto:

16’8” X 13’8” (APPROX) 5.08m x 4.16m (APPROX)
Arched glass feature to allow views of the stained glass window. TV point. Radiator. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams with inset spotlights. Heritage windows to front and rear. Door to:
En Suite
Fitted with fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower, low level WC plus wash hand basin. Radiator. Exposed beams to ceiling. Extractor fan. Further steps lead up to:

Overlooking the magnificent stone chancel arch. Opening into an inner landing with radiator. Suspended ceiling with beams and inset spotlights.

1’7” X 13’1” (APPROX) 6.58M X 3.99M (APPROX) TV and telephone points. Two radiators. Exposed beams to ceiling with inset spotlights. Heritage windows to front and rear. Door to:
En Suite
Fitted with a fully tiled shower cubicle with mains shower. Concealed cistern low level WC plus wash hand basin. Radiator. Wood effect flooring. Velux window. Inset spotlights . Extractor fan.

14’1 x 8’11 (approx) 4.29m x 2.72m (approx)
TV and telephone points. Radiator. Exposed beams with inset spotlights. Velux window to front.

14’ x 8’9” (approx) 4.29m x 2.67m (approx) TV and telephone points. Radiator. Exposed beams with inset spotlights. Velux window to front.1”

Fitted with an outstanding roll top bath with ball and claw feet with mixer tap. Concealed cistern low level WC plus his and hers basins. Radiator. Extractor fan. Exposed beams to ceiling with in spot lights. Velux window to font.

The property is approached via an electronic timber five bar gate that opens onto an extensive gravelled parking area. Access to triple garage block having twin doors plus further pair of timber doors, electric light and power, outside water supply. The gardens extend to both sides and rear of the property and are mainly laid to lawn with decked area plus established Horse Chestnut and Sycamore Trees, outside lighting and water supply. To the side of the property you will find a good size decked area.

Mains: Water and electricity. Private drainage system. Oil central heating. Please note that the property is Grade 11 listed.

St Etheldreda’s a building of stone in the Early English style was completed in 1876, at a cost of £2,700 and consisted of chancel, nave, south porch, vestry and a small western turret containing two bells. There is a small stained window on the south side of chancel, and another on the north side in memory of Francis William Gordon Woodgate, a memorial window was erected at the east end in June 1887, at a cost of £120, to Samuel Jones Lody, Baron Overstone a benefactor to this church, who died November 17th 1883, and another in memory of Williams Cutlack Little by his window.

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