An attractive and much improved 4 bedroom Victorian cottage of over 2100 sqft / 204 sqm, offered for sale with no onward chain. The property is set back from the High Street, behind a long, recently landscaped garden, with scope to add a garage / cart lodge subject to planning.
This substantial 4 bedroom detached Victorian residence has been exceptionally well cared for by its owner. The property was extended to create a spacious and versatile house designed with modern family living in mind.
On the ground floor are 4 reception rooms including a bay-fronted family room, conservatory and characterful sitting room with exposed beams. Of particular note is the property’s impressive open-plan kitchen/dining room which has been fitted with a stylish range of units and is finished with Granite worktops. Integrated appliances include a double oven and 5-ring gas hob with extractor over. French doors from the dining area lead to the private south-facing rear garden, there is also a sizeable pantry set off from the kitchen. There is a separate utility room with further units and space/plumbing for appliances. Adjoining this is a study area. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a sizeable entrance hall with access to a cloakroom WC and French doors to the rear garden.
Upstairs is the main bathroom, which has loft access and 4 good sized bedrooms, including 3 doubles and a single. The master bedroom is particularly spacious benefitting from a dual aspect and includes an en-suite bathroom. There is a store/play area which adjoins bedroom 3 which could easily be utilised as a 2nd en-suite or dressing room. A window above the stairwell provides additional light to the first floor.
Outside, the front of the property has a sizeable and newly landscaped garden which is laid to lawn. There are 2 separate driveways providing extensive off-road parking. The rear garden is laid to lawn with a terrace adjacent to the house, well suited to alfresco dining.
Agents Note: there is a vehicular and pedestrian right of way over the drive to the newly built detached dwelling beyond.
Harston is the first village coming south out of Cambridge on the A10 and has an excellent range of day-to-day facilities, plus exceptionally easy road links both into the City and south towards Royston and London.
A new purpose-built, road traffic free cycle route has recently opened that leads over the M11, into Trumpington and on to the City. There is also a regular bus service which is a most useful asset.
The village is the right side of town for the science parks at Melbourn, Abington and Great Chesterford and Foxton’s mainline railway station to Cambridge (c. 13 minutes) and London Kings Cross (less than 1 hour) is within 2 miles.
Within the parish there is an Ofsted ‘Good’ rated primary school, a restaurant, doctors’ surgery with dispensary, an excellent local shop with Post Office counter, village hall, hairdresser, petrol filling station and a large recreation ground with a recently improved children’s playground.