A substantial 4 bedroom detached house of over 2300 sqft / 214 sqm with a double garage and private rear garden. The property forms part of a select development of just 5 houses surrounded by stunning countryside and backing onto a nearby Marina.
This substantial detached house forms part of a select development of just 5 properties, beautifully situated in rural Cambridge beside the river and a stone’s through from a private marina.
There is a sizeable entrance hall with plenty of storage, finished with solid wood flooring which continues through to 2 of the reception rooms. Both the family room and sitting room benefit from a dual aspect and have French doors leading to the private rear gardens. The open-plan kitchen/dining room is wonderfully light and airy, has a triple aspect and door also leading to the garden. The kitchen has been fitted with a stylish range of units and is finished with granite worktops. Appliances include an American fridge/freezer, integrated dishwasher and Rangemaster oven with extractor over. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom WC which has been finished with a modern white suite.
Upstairs the accommodation is split over 2 floors, the first housing the main bathroom and beds 1,3 and 4. The 2 largest rooms include built-in cupboards and share a superb Jack & Jill en-suite bathroom which is complemented by attractive, tiling, inset spotlights and a heated towel rail. On the second floor is the particularly spacious final bedroom, which benefits from an en-suite shower room and delightful views over the marina.
Outside the property is accessed via electrically operated gates shared with the neighbours. There is a double garage with driveway parking for several vehicles. The front garden is open plan, predominantly laid to lawn and bordered with a variety of mature shrubs and trees. A side gate gives access to a terraced garden, currently used as an outdoor space for pets. The rear garden itself has a good degree of privacy, Pergola and raised decking area, well suited to alfresco dining. The remainder of the garden is mainly laid to lawn. There is a summerhouse, additional terrace and a decking area with sunken hot tub which can also be included within the sale. The marina is just a short walk from the property and accessed via a road to the left-hand side of No.1.
Agents Note: We understand there is a service charge of around £30 per month for the maintenance and upkeep of the communal areas of the development.
Wilburton is a small rural village situated just north of Cottenham and less than 2 miles east from the village of Haddenham. The Cathedral City of Ely is just 6 miles away with its combination of ancient and modern buildings, winding lanes, excellent choice of schools and wide range of shopping facilities.
Wilburton is well known for its close community, has a range of village facilities including a church, village hall, recreation ground and pavilion. There is also a primary school which is Ofsted rated as good. Secondary education is available at The Harbour School.
Socially, the village hosts annual events such as the Beer Festival, Fireworks and the Theatre Group. There are also well established football and cricket clubs, as well as various other groups for children and adults alike.
The railway stations of Ely (4 miles) and Waterbeach (9 miles) offer mainline services to Cambridge and London with ease of access to other parts of the country. The City of Cambridge is located about 11 miles to the South with its vast range of shops, eateries and tourist spots, perfect for a family day out.