The Drift, Elsworth

£550,000 Sold STC

A well-proportioned detached, Potton Home, set in a peaceful location, with a small copse to the front and a nature reserve at the end of the lane. The property provides characterful accommodation and has three good bedrooms a private garden, double garage, and ample parking.

Maple Cottage is beautifully maintained and enjoys a lovely leafy outlook, with private, manicured gardens and a garage with a full height storage area over.

The entrance hall is impressive and spacious with the staircase leading up to the first floor and plenty of room for welcoming guests; there is a study and a modern, re-fitted cloakroom off. The Sitting room is a lovely bright room with windows to the front and rear and bi-fold doors opening out to the terrace. The room is dominated by a large brick, inglenook fireplace inset with a log-burner and there are exposed beams. The second reception room is currently used as a dining / family room and this again is generously proportioned with windows to the front and both sides providing lots of natural light. The kitchen is fitted with a variety of floor and wall mounted cabinets and there is an integrated dishwasher, built in oven, induction hob with extractor over, and space for a fridge freezer. The adjacent utility room has space for a washing machine and drier, and there is a second sink, further cupboards, and a water softener.

On the first floor the landing opens to a large family bathroom fitted with a corner bath, w.c and hand-basin, and there are three bedrooms; two good doubles both of which have fitted wardrobes and a single. The master also has an en-suite with a shower, w.c., hand-basin and bidet.

The property is set back from the road with a drive-in drive out arrangement and an area of parking leading to the garage which has a charging point for an electric vehicle. A shrub border provides natural screening from the road and there is a raised area of lawn. A pedestrian gate leads through to the rear garden which is laid to lawn with a terrace adjacent to the house, this leads around the side of the property to where there is a second, very private terrace adjacent to the utility room door. Steps lead up to the shed and the oil tank is tucked in the far corner.

Elsworth is a small, picturesque village about 10 miles north west of Cambridge and is within easy reach of the city and both the A14 and A428.

There is a local community shop with post office facilities, two public houses/restaurants, a well regarded, Church of England primary school and a Parish Church. Secondary schooling is available at Swavesey Village College which is ofsted rated outstanding. A superstore and further amenities are available close-by at Bar Hill which is about 6 miles away, or alternatively Cambourne offers an excellent range of local facilities and is situated just four miles to the south of the village.

  • 157 sqm / 1697 sqft
  • 0.11 acre / 475 sqm
  • Detached house
  • 3 bed, 2 recep, 2.5 bath
  • Double garage & parking
  • 1998
  • EPC - D / 65
  • Council tax band - E

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