4 bedroom detached house for sale

Kingsland Way, Ashwell, Baldock, SG7

Guide Price £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Victorian double fronted four bedroom detached house
  • Built in 1873 and is one of the original 'Grand houses of Ashwell'
  • Large plot approaching 0.20 acres with two gardens
  • Bespoke kitchen
  • Large driveway for multiple cars
  • Original period features including wooden stripped floors and traditional doors with rim locks
  • Unique position with a chalk cliff bordering the property
  • 2 miles from Ashwell and Morden mainline station and 0.3 miles from Ashwell Primary School
  • Large fully tanked cellar
  • 43 miles from central London via the A505 and A1 (M) motorway network

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Built in 1873, this four-bedroom Victorian detached house is heaped in local history. Featured in the Ashwell Museum as one of the original ‘Grand Houses’ of Ashwell ‘Cliff House’ sits on a unique plot of approximately 0.2 acres and borders a geologically significant site; Listed by the University of Cambridge and the British Geological Society as a particularly splendid example of a chalk cliff with exposed ‘Plenus Marls’. The current custodians have created a wonderful home that retains and complements the original Victorian features.




Step Inside: 
The property is a fine example of elegant Victorian architecture. Coming inside from the useful storm porch, the impressive hallway stretches the full length of the house and has a charming stable door through to the rear garden. The original Victorian tiles have been lovingly restored and subsequently protected by the current owners and there is the original staircase taking you to the first floor. There is an attractive dual aspect lounge with sash wooden windows and a cast iron open fireplace with wood surround and black tiled hearth, a fabulous space to relax. The second reception room currently used as a dining space has equal charm with dual aspect sash windows, original wooden floor and another gorgeous feature fireplace.

Step Outside: 
Cliff House sits on a commanding elevated position on a unique L-shaped plot. The plot size is approximately 0.2 acres and is split into three distinct areas. There is a large shingle parking area that can comfortably fit five cars. There is a large lawn area which the current owners have planted saplings to create a small orchard/arboretum. To the rear of the property is a Victorian wall built into the side of the chalk cliff and large brick paved area ideal for alfresco dining. This leads into the long garden which is mainly laid to lawn which tapers along the side of the cliff and at the end is a large shed.

Ashwell is a pretty village on the Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire border famous for its natural spring. The High Street has an array of independent stores including a chemist, and reputable local bakers and butchers. There are three excellent public houses, a doctor’s surgery and a dentist.


Location: 
Cliff house is located just two miles from Ashwell and Morden mainline station with access to the Kings Cross to Cambridge line. London Kings Cross fast trains take just over thirty minutes and Cambridge is just twenty minutes away.

Academic options are excellent, Ashwell primary school is just 0.3 miles from Cliff House, there are secondary schools in Baldock, Hitchin, Bassingbourn and Royston and many independent school choices in Cambridge, Letchworth and Hitchin.

For supermarkets and a wider range of shops, entertainment and restaurants Baldock is just 5 miles away, Letchworth Garden City 6 miles and Royston 7 miles.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 October 2019

Nearest stations

  • Ashwell & Morden (1.8 mi)
  • Baldock (3.6 mi)
  • Arlesey (5.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Ashwell & Morden (1.8 mi)
  • Baldock (3.6 mi)
  • Arlesey (5.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Station Place, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3AQ

01462 511039 Local call rate

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