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7 bedroom detached house for sale

Fulbourn, Cambridge, CB21

Guide Price £1,200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four acres of railed paddocks plus stabling
  • Seven bedrooms (two in annexe), en suite and two bathroom (one in annexe)
  • Large well-equipped kitchen/breakfast room
  • Four receptions plus additional kitchen/living room in annexe
  • Secluded location close to village amenities
  • Gas fired under floor heating
  • Beautiful mature gardens
  • Highly sought after village convenient for Cambridge
  • Good access to railway station and road network
  • Internal viewing highly recommended

Full description

An elegant and spacious home surrounded by four acres of grounds including stunning landscaped gardens, with views to the surrounding countryside giving a sense of rural tranquillity. Yet this delightful setting is only a few miles from historic Cambridge and conveniently situated in Fulbourn village.

The present owners had their architect designed house built to an exactingly high standard ensuring that it would have an easy flow of family-size rooms with windows arranged to allow light to flood in, creating a bright and vibrant ambience. Their attention to detail included much care over the front façade, which provides an attractive approach to the house and as you step into the hallway, the first impression is of a warm, welcoming and happy home. The kitchen is the daily hub of activity with a cooking friendly environment and is where everyone gathers for daily meals and chatting. Views to the garden give kitchen and garden a sense of one unified space whilst with the doors open you can enjoy a relaxed and sunny al fresco breakfast on the patio.

Family together time can be spent in the family room although it is conveniently situated far enough from the sitting room to ensure that different generations can enjoy their own spaces. The elegant sitting room is perfect for formal entertaining and is an all-year room with the fire providing a cosy winter glow or a gentle breeze through open doors creating a cooling summer refuge. The large dining area can be incorporated into the hallway, ideal for parties or seating up to fifteen for a meal. Guests are easily accommodated in the five bedrooms whilst the adjoining two bedroom, self contained annexe is a perfect overflow space for guests or more permanently for children or grandparents. This property gives a wide choice of rooms that are easy and pleasing to live in.

The landscaped gardens are a perfect complement to the house where adults can chill out in harmonious surroundings, children have room to play in the wild area at the end of the garden and the visiting pheasants enjoy a daily feeding session. The three boxes in the stable yard lead into the paddocks and whether you want to relax, walk the dogs or ride horses, the grounds provide entertainment for the whole family. Fulbourn has shops for everyday needs whilst cultural and retail opportunities are found in Cambridge. The nearby A11 and M11 give access to national road links and Stansted Airport is under an hour away. This family house is a much loved home that will be sorely missed.

A most impressive and stylish detached residence incorporating a self-contained two storey annexe and occupying a secluded village location. Set in grounds extending to some four acres to include beautiful landscaped gardens, railed paddocks and stabling.

Built, we understand, in 2002 to an individual design and exacting specification, the property offers a generous range of accommodation along with the added versatility of dual generation use.

The equestrian facilities are also of a good quality comprising a detached stable block, yard and shelter. The property also offers the unusual benefit of having convenient access to the excellent range of facilities and amenities within this well served village in addition to ease of access to Cambridge and the local road and rail network.


Gas fired under floor heating, integral ventilation system (with heat recovery), double-glazing, oak floors, spacious and well-lit rooms, water softener, extensive built-in wardrobes and cupboards, excellent vehicle storage provision.


A canopy ENTRANCE PORCH leads to a welcoming and spacious RECEPTION HALL with stairs off to the first floor and useful cloaks space. CLOAKROOM comprising WC and vanity washbasin. DINING ROOM with windows overlooking the rear terrace and gardens.

SITTING ROOM with an elegant stone fireplace incorporating a slate hearth housing a ‘living flame’ gas fire. Double aspect including French doors to the rear paved terrace gardens. Useful walk-in under stairs cupboard with light.

FAMILY ROOM with hatch to roof space over. STUDY offering an attractive view over the paddocks.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM comprehensively fitted in a contemporary style with sleek natural wood cabinets and extensive work surfaces, island unit with food preparation sink and pull-out recycling drawer, integrated twin NEFF ovens and microwave, fridge and dishwasher and French doors to the paved terrace.

UTILITY ROOM housing gas fired heating boiler, cupboard with hot water tank, water softener and space and plumbing for washing machine. Door to outside.


LANDING with loft hatch, MASTER BEDROOM offering built-in double wardrobes, and additional shelved storage, double aspect with fine views of the gardens and paddocks. EN SUITE comprising walk-in shower, washbasin and WC, fitted cupboards.

BEDROOM TWO includes built-in double wardrobes and overlooks the rear.

BEDROOM THREE overlooks the paddocks.

BEDROOM FOUR features built-in wardrobes and shelved cupboards and also overlooks the gardens and paddocks whilst BEDROOM FIVE has a view of the front aspect.

BATHROOM a suite comprising bath with shower over, washbasin and WC. Fitted cupboard.


Approached from one side of the property and with a separate entrance door into the open plan LIVING/DINING/KITCHEN space with an oak floor and comprising a kitchen area with inset sink unit a range of fitted units and worktops incorporating an integrated dishwasher, oven and four-plate hob, fridge, and freezer. Windows to side and rear aspects.

On the first floor, a LANDING with a trap door to the loft space, a built-in cupboard and space and plumbing for a washing machine.

BEDROOM ONE includes built-in wardrobes and a window to the front.

BEDROOM TWO offers built-in wardrobes and a window to the rear.

The BATHROOM comprises a bath with shower over, washbasin and WC and a fitted cupboard.


The house is approached over a shared gravel driveway (shared with two neighbouring homes) which leads to a large brick paved parking and turning area giving access to an integral DOUBLE GARAGE with an electronically operated up and over door. Gated access leads to the landscaped gardens that are mainly to lawn with well-stocked flower and shrub beds along with various bushes and trees. There is also a useful timber store, storage shed and a paved terrace. The annexe has its own paved courtyard enclosed by mature hedging.

There is a separate access through a five-bar gate to a STABLE YARD comprising a brick and tiled stable building of three boxes and a tack room. Separate water and electric supply.

Adjacent ‘all-weather’ paddock with field shelter and further gated access to two further post and railed paddocks skirted by a belt of fine trees. In all about four acres.


Fulbourn lies about four/five miles (8 km) southeast of the centre of Cambridge, separated from the outer city boundary by farmland and the grounds of Fulbourn Hospital. North and East of the village the land is flat, drained fen; to the south and southwest the Gog Magog Hills rise to over 200 feet (61 m).

The village is particularly well located for access to road and rail links including the A14, M11 and the mainline service to London (from 45 minutes) as well as the historic university city with its superb range of cultural, shopping, recreational and leisure facilities as well as the usual pubs, clubs, restaurants and bars and the high quality independent schooling.

Fulbourn is located close to a major Tescos supermarket and amenities and services within the village include a Co-op (including Post Office), butcher, greengrocer, chemist and various food establishments as well as a popular public house, village hall, community centre, recreation ground, sports hall and a highly regarded state primary school which obtained a successful OFSTED report. There are various clubs and societies including am dram and history as well as a village library.


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29 January 2013



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