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4 bedroom detached house for sale

High Street, Oakington

Sold STC £685,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial period residence measuring 2575 sq ft
  • Inglenook fireplaces
  • Exposed beams and timbers
  • Stunning well-stocked gardens
  • Garage & Parking
  • Garage & Parking

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

68 High Street, Oakington is a fascinating Grade II listed detached period house occupying a privileged and picturesque setting bordering the village Church in this highly-regarded village, situated 6 miles North of Cambridge. The original property dates back to the late 16th Century and retains some fine period features including inglenook fireplaces and exposed timbers and beams. The property benefits from a more recent extension added in 1984, which provides extra versatile accommodation over two floors to the rear, the whole measuring an impressive 2575 sq ft. Principal rooms are characterful and charming, all enjoying wonderful views of the delightful gardens or magnificent neighbouring Church, all helping to make this a unique and special family home. The reception hall with original staircase leads to both the dining room and kitchen/breakfast room. The latter is a spacious and well-equipped room with an extensive range of refitted units, integrated appliances and work surface space. The dining room with inglenook fireplace and brick weave hearth provides views to the rose garden and leads to the triple aspect sitting room. The sitting room is a spacious and characterful space with exposed beams and timbers and another inglenook fireplace. An inner lobby with storage cupboard and cloakroom leads to the most recent wing of the house which provides a large utility room, study and living room. The living room is bright and airy enjoying direct views to the church and rose gardens. A feature stair case leads to a first floor landing, spacious double bedroom and 4-piece suite bathroom. The main first floor landing is accessed via the reception hall and leads to three double bedrooms and a further 4-piece suite bathroom. The master bedroom is a large room with stunning original features. Outside, a gravelled driveway leads to a detached garage. The front garden is well-stocked with a variety of plants and flowers. The rear garden is generous in size and very secluded with a variety of mature trees, predominately laid to lawn with well-stocked flowers beds, established rose garden, raised terrace area, outbuildings and greenhouse.

Oakington is a popular village situated about 6 miles North West of Cambridge. The village offers a variety of amenities including playgroups, primary school, local shop/post office, garden centre with cafe, and public house. The nearby village of Histon/Impington offers a wide variety of shops and excellent Secondary schooling is at Impington Village College. The property enjoys a privileged position on the High Street next to the village Church and a short walk to the guided busway. 

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Added on Rightmove:
26 June 2018


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