Swaynes Lane, Comberton

£600,000 Sold STC

A beautiful 2 bedroom detached Grade II listed cottage of around 1,259 sqft / 117 sqm with a separate 1 bedroom annexe and a generous plot of around 0.38 of acre.

Greenways Cottage is an outstanding period cottage located with a separate annexe located on Swaynes Lane just a few minutes’ walk to the village centre.

The cottage has been thoughtfully updated and improved throughout and features the practicality of modern kitchen and bathrooms along with the character features associated with a period home.

The house originally started as two cottages in the 1500s with additions throughout the centuries and the annexe in 1992. The thatch is Reed, which has the longest life expectancy, prolonged with regular upkeep.

The ground floor of the cottage is particularly spacious and comprises of an impressive, bespoke fitted kitchen with plenty of units under wooden work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, Rangemaster oven and space for a fridge/freezer.

Continuing with the ground floor, the sitting room has a wood burning stove inset within an original fireplace with an adjoining bread oven. Double doors open onto a conservatory/garden room from where you can enjoy views of the garden and wildlife.

A rear hall has a useful cloaks cupboard and a beautifully re-fitted shower room with corner shower, wc, wash basin and heated towel rail.

There are two staircases to the first floor which lead to the two double bedrooms, both with original exposed floor boards, ceiling timbers and fitted cupboards.

There is an annexe adjoining the garage, again recently updated and comprising a double bedroom, shower room and kitchenette. The annexe can easily be extended further into the garage to create additional living accommodation and our client has a quote for this.

The cottage sits in beautiful well stocked and maintained gardens of around 0.38 of an acre with gravelled parking to the side for 4-5 cars, a large lawned area with adjoining raised vegetable beds and orchard.

To the far end there is a timber summer house and beyond a fenced off nature area with natural pond all of which to enjoy a wealth of wildlife.

Comberton is a larger village located about 6 miles west of Cambridge, with the centre set around a pretty village duck pond.

The village offers an excellent range of facilities and amenities including a shop / post office as well as schooling provision from pre-school up to the age of 18 years. The ‘outstanding’ Ofsted rated Village College has an adjoining Community Leisure and Health & Fitness facility and there is a doctors’ surgery, dentist, public house, butchers, hairdresser and a large recreation ground.

For the commuter the access point at junction 12 for the M11 is close-by and there is a cycle-path from the village to the city.

  • 117 sqm / 1259 sqft
  • 0.38 acre / 1537 sqm
  • Detached cottage
  • 3 bed, 3 recep, 2 bath
  • Garage & drive
  • 16th Century
  • EPC - exempt
  • Council Tax Band - E

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