Whittlesford Road, Little Shelford

£575,000 Sold STC

A significantly extended, semi-detached home, providing bright, spacious, well planned accommodation, with a mature, south west facing rear garden and potential for off road parking.

The property has been thoughtfully extended by the current owners and provides beautifully presented, living space together with four good bedrooms, they have also re-fitted the bathroom in recent years and replaced the boiler in 2019.

Set behind a deep gravelled front garden, the front door opens to a welcoming entrance hall, with space for storing coats and shoes and there is further storage space under the staircase. There is a cosy sitting room with a window overlooking, and a door leading out to the rear garden and an open plan living room which is dual aspect with a window to the front and double doors opening to the terrace, to the rear. The kitchen is off the living room and is beautifully fitted with matching floor and wall mounted cabinets, there is an integrated dishwasher, space for a large range cooker with extractor over and space for an upright fridge freezer; there is also space for a small table and chairs. The adjacent utility room has space for a washing machine and dryer, there is a door to the garden and a modern cloakroom off.

On the first floor, there are four generous bedrooms, and a modern bathroom fitted with a bath with shower over, concealed cistern w.c and a vanity unit with a mono-tap and counter top wash bowl. The main bedroom is particularly spacious and is dual aspect with a dressing area at one end and a sleeping area at the other. The second bedroom is a spacious double, the third a small double and the fourth has a deep cupboard recess and would take a single bed or alternatively would make a good study.

To the rear of property the garden is mature, south west facing and expertly planted with a wide variety of trees, shrubs and climbers. There is a terrace adjacent to the house which opens to an area of lawn, interspersed with trees, some of which are attractively enclosed by circles of box hedging. At the far end there are three striking silver birch trees, a large shed and a greenhouse. A pedestrian path gives access around the property and to the front.

Little Shelford is one of the most highly sought-after south Cambridge villages and stands about 2 miles / 3.5 km south of the City boundary. The majority of the village is within a Conservation Area which has protected its charm and ensured it has not been swallowed up by major development over the years.

It is a thriving community with a modern village hall, a large recreation ground with a brand new sports pavilion, a charming phone box library, The Navigator pub and Thai restaurant and a Chinese takeaway / fish and chip shop. The OFSTED ‘Good’ village primary school is just across the border into Great Shelford and there are excellent further facilities in that larger village including a post office, a butcher, a chemist, two supermarkets, hairdressers, GP surgery and dentist.

For the commuter there are good cycle routes into the City and to Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Biomedical Campus, Junction 11 of the M11 is about 2.5 miles / 4 km away and Great Shelford mainline station (Cambridge and London Liverpool).

  • 128 sqm / 1382 sqft
  • 487 sqm / 0.12 acre
  • Semi-detached house
  • 4 bed, 2 recep, 1.5 bath
  • Potential for off road parking
  • 1950s
  • EPC - C / 75
  • Council tax band - D

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