High Street

£550,000 Sold STC

A characterful detached double-fronted Victorian property with 2036 sqft of accommodation, with an exceptional Orangery to the rear offering flexible living space throughout, south-west facing garden, DOUBLE GARAGE & Parking to the rear.

Poplar House offers a wonderful blend of original features and modern finish, boasting over 2000 sq ft of well proportioned accommodation and occupying a prominent High Street position. The property has been sympathetically restored and extended to incorporate a double garage, ground floor shower room and delightful Orangery.

The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance hall with a characterful stained glass door and stairs leading to the first floor. The dining room and sitting room both benefit from the morning sun and have feature fireplaces, contrasted by exposed brickwork. The kitchen has been fitted with a stylish range of base and wall mounted units and has an attractive Inglenook with space for an Aga. Freestanding appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer and a Smeg range style oven with extractor over. There is a walk-in pantry which has served as a utility room and offers plenty of storage. Adjoining the pantry is a shower room which has been fitted with a white suite. Completing the ground floor accommodation is an impressive Orangery with a large skylight, central two-way fireplace and full height doors and windows overlooking the courtyard garden.

Upstairs are 4 double bedrooms. The master bedroom is particularly spacious, includes built-in cupboards and has access to a partially boarded loft. There is a large bathroom which has been finished with a modern white suite. The landing has a central archway and a window above the stairwell provides additional light to the first floor.

Outside a shared driveway provides access to a double garage and allocated parking space. There is a south-facing paved Mediterranean style courtyard garden with well-stocked borders, rockery and high screening along boundary, the whole is enclosed by fencing.

Cottenham is a large & thriving village located approximately 6 miles north of Cambridge with many excellent facilities including a wide variety of local shops. The village benefits from a Co-operative store, Costcutter, Post Office and Pharmacy. In addition there are two GP Surgeries, a Dental Surgery, Library and community centre. Cottenham boasts 4 Public houses and various restaurants including a Chinese takeaway and an award-winning Indian Restaurant.

Schooling is available nearby at Cottenham Primary School and Cottenham Village College, both of which are Ofsted rated as good. Cambridge is easily accessible with cycle paths back to the city, a regular citi 8 bus service and the A14 providing access to the M11 & A1 commuter roads.

  • 189 sqm / 2036 sqft
  • 242 sqm / 0.06 acre
  • Detached house
  • 4 bed, 3 recep, 2 bath
  • Double garage
  • Victorian
  • EPC - E / 43
  • Council tax band - F

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