Parlour Close, Histon, Cambridge


An extended and beautifully presented three bedroom semi-detached house, the property sits on a mature plot in a peaceful cul-de-sac within easy reach of the village centre and is for sale with no onward chain.

This pleasantly positioned three bedroom house sits on a wonderful west-facing plot and has been thoughtfully extended to incorporate three reception rooms including a studio offering versatility to suit individual purchasers’ needs.

An entrance hall has space for coats and footwear with stairs leading to first floor and access to a cloakroom WC finished with a white suite. The spacious sitting room benefits from the morning sun and has two floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the front of the property. A noteworthy feature is the open-plan kitchen/dining room which is wonderfully light and airy. The kitchen itself has been fitted with a comprehensive range of base and wall mounted units; integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge/freezer, double oven and an induction hob with extractor over. Adjoining the dining area is a family room which benefits from a dual aspect and has French doors and westerly aspects over the private rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a studio which is accessed via the garage and serves as a versatile reception room for any prospective purchaser.

Upstairs there are three bedrooms, the master bedroom is particularly spacious and includes built-in fitted wardrobes. The bathroom has been finished with a modern white suite and includes a P-shaped bath with shower over, complemented by attractive tiling, inset spotlights and a heated towel rail. The landing has an over stairs storage cupboard and provides loft access.

Outside the front of the property has a driveway with extensive parking and a concrete hardstanding provides further parking. In addition there is a single garage with power and lighting. The west-facing rear garden has been very well cared for and landscaped to provide two seating areas ideally suited to alfresco dining. The garden offers a superb degree of privacy throughout and is laid to lawn and bordered with a variety of mature bushes, shrubs and trees, the whole 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.

The village 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.

  • 104 sqm / 1121 sqft
  • 364 sqm / 0.09 acre
  • Semi-detached house
  • 3 bed, 3 recep, 1.5 bath
  • Garage and driveway
  • 1973
  • EPC - D / 59
  • Council tax band - D

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