An extended and most attractive bay fronted detached house of over 1300 sqft / 128 sqm. The property is positioned in one of the most popular locations in Histon and has a large south-facing rear garden.
This 3 bedroom detached house has been very well cared for and boasts a wealth of spacious and versatile accommodation throughout. In 2007 the property was extended to incorporate an impressive kitchen/dining room, coupled with a separate utility room and cloakroom WC.
An entrance hall has understair storage and access to a bay-fronted sitting room with feature gas fireplace, contrasted by an attractive surround. A substantial inner hallway currently serves as an office and benefits from built-in storage cupboards and Velux windows. There is a large family room which has southerly aspects and double doors to the private rear garden. Of particular note is the property’s wonderful open-plan kitchen/dining room with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and a triple aspect with large sliding door to the rear garden. The kitchen is fitted with a stylish range of units and is finished with Quartz worktops; there are various integrated appliances as well as a Britannia Range cooker with extractor over. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a utility room with further units and a cloakroom WC.
Upstairs are 3 bedrooms, 2 of which are comfortable doubles. The master bedroom includes an en suite shower room and offers delightful views over the rear garden. There is also a bathroom fitted with a white suite. Bedroom 3 provides access to a boarded loft with Velux window and pull-down ladder.
Outside the front of the property is set back from the main road and partially enclosed by mature shrubs and trees. There is a driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. A side gate leads to the south facing rear garden which extends over 180′ and is split into 2 sections. The first has a patio area, well suited to alfresco dining. The remainder is laid to lawn and bordered by various shrubs and trees. The second section of the garden has a vegetable patch and a small orchard, coupled with a brick-built workshop which could easily be converted into a studio or home office. The garden offers a superb degree of privacy and is enclosed by fencing.
Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most highly sought after villages north of the city. The village sits just 3 miles from Cambridge City Centre and is within easy reach of many transport links including the A14/M11 road networks, Cambridge North Railway Station and the Guided Busway with an estimated journey time to the Science Park of approximately 3 minutes.
Histon boasts many local facilities including excellent schooling for all ages from pre-school to sixth form. Good local shopping is available and there is a regular bus service to Cambridge, the Citi 8. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders benefit from a bridleway running all the way from Cambridge Science Park to St. Ives along the route of the Guided Busway. Girton Golf Club is also within a few minutes drive.