A charming Victorian cottage with purpose-built studio and a south-facing garden, situated in a peaceful cul-de-sac just off London Road, close to the heart of Sawston’s village centre.
This delightful period cottage enjoys a peaceful position on a no-through-road, within easy reach of Sawston’s village centre. The property benefits from a re-built porch and a purpose-built studio located at the foot of the garden.
On the ground floor is a kitchen which has been fitted with an attractive range of base and eye-level units, contrasted by exposed brickwork. Integrated appliances include a Bosch oven and four-ring gas hob with extractor over. There is a bright and spacious sitting / dining room, benefitting from a southerly aspect and a skylight located above a set of French doors. The room is finished with solid wood flooring and has stairs to the first floor.
Upstairs are two good sized bedrooms, bedroom one including built-in cupboards. The bathroom has been fitted with a modern white suite, is complemented by attractive tiling and inset spotlights.
Outside to the front of the property there is an allocated parking space and additional street parking on a first come, first served basis. There is an open-plan garden with block paved path to the main entrance. The south-east facing rear garden extends to around 88ft / 27m and has been beautifully landscaped. There is a decking area with a store, this leads to a shingled section of the garden which has a number of raised beds and an outdoor seating area, well suited to alfresco dining. At the foot of the garden are further raised vegetable patches and a purpose-built studio, equipped with power and lighting. There is also a separate store room and sheltered lean-to, also with power and lighting.
Sawston is one of the largest villages to the near south of the City, situated about 3 miles from the City boundary and around 4 miles from the Addenbrooke’s campus. It also gives excellent access to the M11 (J10 3 miles). There are good cycle routes to the mainline railway station at Whittlesford (1.5 miles) and the science parks at Babraham (2 miles) and Abington (3.5 miles).
The village has a fantastic range of local shops including supermarkets, various restaurants and takeaways, an excellent modern health centre, primary schools and the high achieving Sawston Village College, which has a sports centre, gym and swimming pool that are open to the public. There is very little need to leave the village for day-to-day living.