South Road, Cambridge

£775,000 Sold STC

An established, well-proportioned, detached home, extending to almost 2400 sqft (222 sqm), offered with no upward chain. The property enjoys a lovely leafy position and is set in a mature plot of around half an acre (2150 sqm), with paddocks to the rear.

The property is set within a wide plot behind a mature front garden, with a gravel driveway to the side providing ample parking. The entrance is light and spacious, with the staircase flooded by natural light provided by a roof light set within the vaulted ceiling.

The living accommodation is well planned with all of the principal rooms opening off of the entrance hall, which has built in storage cupboards and a modern cloakroom located off. To the far end of the hall there is a generously proportioned sitting room with an open fireplace and lovely views over the rear garden, and there is a glazed door leading out to the terrace

The Farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room is a good size and is extensively fitted with cupboards and drawers. There is also a walk in pantry and an oil fired Aga, with a secondary oven and hob installed for summer use. A window over the sink provides views of the garden and glazed double doors open to a sunny terrace and the vegetable plot beyond; a utility/boot room is located adjacent to the kitchen.

On the ground floor there is also a formal dining room with glazed doors opening to the garden, as well as a study and a second sitting room/snug which is fitted with a wood burning stove.

On the first floor there are five very good size bedrooms and a family bathroom with a bath, WC and handbasin. The master bedroom also has a dressing room and an en-suite bathroom, which is fitted with bath, WC, bidet and handbasin. Both bathrooms have vaulted ceilings and roof lights.

Outside, hedging provides natural screening from the road, with the front garden laid to lawn interspersed by trees and shrubs. The rear garden is south facing, generously proportioned and laid predominantly to lawn with mature trees and hedging, there is also a sunny terrace adjacent to the house shaded by an established grape vine. The garden backs onto paddocks.

The property is located on the land settlement which lies on the edge of Abington village and is made up of a number of homes and small holdings.

Little Abington and Great Abington are an attractive, traditional pair of villages about 6 miles south east of Cambridge. They have an OFSTED ‘Good’ primary school that feeds into the OFSTED ‘Outstanding’ Linton Village College, a post office / shop, a lovely pub restaurant, a sports ground and active cricket club, village hall and hairdresser. For commuters the A11, which links down to the M11, is only a mile away and Cambridge is easily accessed along either the A1307 or A1301. Whittlesford Parkway mainline station (Cambridge and London Liverpool Street) is about 4 miles.

Abington has its own major science park, Granta Park, which can be reached easily on foot or by bike by a footpath off the High Street and neighbouring Babraham’s science park is less than 2 miles away with a pleasant cycle and foot route over the A11 starting near the end of Bourn Bridge Road.

  • 222 sqm / 2397 sqft
  • 0.53 acre / 2150 sqm
  • Detached house
  • 5 bed, 4 recep, 2.5 bath
  • Off road parking
  • 1930s
  • EPC - E / 49
  • Council tax band - F

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