About this property

Key features
  • Character & Elegance
  • Well-Proportioned
  • High Ceilings & Sash Windows
  • Planning Consent for Enlargement
  • Extensive Former Stables/Outbuildings
  • Mature Grounds
  • Extensive Parking
  • Stunning Indoor Leisure Complex
  • Convenient South City Location
Description
Teversham is a desirable village located just 4 miles to the east of Cambridge, benefitting from a range of local amenities including a social club, restaurant, church and primary school as well as bus routes into Cambridge and the surrounding villages. Further facilities are also available in nearby Cherry Hinton and Fulbourn.

ENTRANCE PORTICO with pillars to side and wood panelled entrance door with glazed fanlights above, leading into:

RECEPTION HALL with moulded cornices, decorative plaster arch, natural wooden floorboards and staircase leading off to first floor, radiator, and a built-in shelved storage cupboard understairs.

SITTING ROOM with a feature open fireplace with hearth and mantel, feature large sash windows to front and side aspect with folding shutters and panelled areas beneath, two double radiators, natural wooden floorboards, moulded ceiling cornices, plaster ceiling rose and picture rails.

DINING ROOM with three sets of sash windows to front aspect and side aspects with original horizontal shutters, panels beneath, natural wooden floorboards, open brick fireplace, moulded cornices, two double radiators.

INNER HALL with deep full height shelved storage cupboards.

CLOAKROOM with pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low level w.c., radiator, sealed unit double glazed window to side aspect with original decorative arch window above.

REAR LOBBY and staircase leading to first floor.

KITCHEN with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps and cupboards beneath, extensive fitted worktops to either side with further cupboards and drawers below, integrated Bosch oven with 4 point ceramic hob above, ceramic tiled splashbacks, further door to hidden built-in storage cupboard, double radiator.

UTILITY ROOM with stainless steel sink with mixer taps and cupboard below, worktop to side, space and plumbing beneath for washing machine, further fitted base units and wall storage cabinets, full height shelved storage cupboard, two double radiators, secondary double glazed sliding sash windows to rear aspect overlooking courtyard and stable block, part glazed door to rear lobby with tiled floor and stable door to courtyard and outside, door to:

W C with w c and window to side aspect.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

LANDING with natural wooden floorboards. Feature arch window to rear aspect.

BEDROOM 1 with a pair of sliding double glazed sash windows to front aspect with views over the gardens to front, double radiator, feature cast iron firegrate with marble surround and mantel, two radiators, built-in shelved storage cupboard and built-in wardrobe, natural wooden floorboards, door to:

DRESSING ROOM/STUDY with clothes hooks, natural wooden floorboards, sliding sash windows to front aspect, small trap door to loft space.

BEDROOM 2 with double radiator, a pair of sliding sash windows to front aspect, cast iron firegrate, natural wooden floorboards, two double radiators, door to:

INNER LANDING with walk-in wardrobe/dressing room, further door to rear landing with built-in shelved linen cupboard, trap door to roof space, natural wooden floorboards, radiator.

BEDROOM 3 with two feature cast iron firegrates, two traditional style radiators, sliding sash windows to either side aspect, three built-in shelved storage cupboards, built-in wardrobe.

BEDROOM 4 with feature cast iron firegrates, traditional style radiator, sliding sash windows to side aspect, built-in shelved storage cupboard, natural wooden flooring.

BATHROOM A large light and spacious bathroom with white suite comprising bath with ceramic tiled walls to side and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., large built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, sliding sash windows to rear aspect, double radiator.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there are 5-bar gates leading to a sweeping and long shinglestone driveway which in turn leads around the front of the house to a courtyard style parking area to the side of the house leading to a DOUBLE GARAGE with automatic up and over doors and high semi-vaulted ceiling, light and power and connecting door to a storage area again with high ceiling and opening to a brick and tiled further store and further opening to FORMER STABLE.

The gardens to the front of the property are principally laid to lawn with a great variety of mature trees, shrubs, bushes and well stocked borders around. There is also a secluded garden area to the side of the property with further lawn, mature shrubs, borders and trees around. There is a gated access from the courtyard parking area leading to a further rear courtyard area which gives access into the brick and tiled store and first stable. Adjacent to this courtyard there is an original wood panelled door leading to the former DAIRY which has a high ceiling and original sash windows with panels to side, part brick floor and an adjacent lean-to GARAGE with up and over door.

Within the courtyard area there is also a paved terrace and 5-bar gate leading to further brick and tiled area incorporates three stables, large central store and further store mostly now used for storage of bicycles. Store 1 used as a store/utility area with butler sink, windows to rear aspect, panelled walls, wall storage cupboards. Concreted and paved area with second brick and slate range of outbuildings comprising two stables with light and power and radiator, central garden store for garden implements. Store 2 which also houses a wall mounted boiler, further room now utilising base units and wall storage cupboards and tiled floor, light and power.

Adjacent wet room with wall mounted shower, wash hand basin and w.c. radiator, ceramic tiled floor and walls.

Further store with light and power, large paved terraced area. Immediately to the rear of the main house there are delightful mature gardens which enjoy privacy and seclusion and are principally laid to lawn with central feature garden pond with raised deck and timber summerhouse adjacent. Box hedges and a great variety of mature shrubs, bushes, trees and well stocked borders around.

At the far end of the garden and adjacent to the LEISURE COMPLEX is an extensive paved terrace with built-in spa/jacuzzi (not currently working). There is also a most-stylish outdoor barbecue which is under the cover of a large canopy or 'sail', supported by bespoke stainless steel curved posts. The barbecue island incorporates stainless steel units, granite bar top and integrated appliances including a Lincat gas wok burner, Lincat seam drawer, Lincat triple gas barbecue, warming drawer. All connected to mains gas and extensive external lighting.

Beyond the garden area is a STUNNING AND VAST LEISURE COMPLEX, in a contemporary style of mostly glass construction under a zinc roof with full height double glazed bi folding doors to the whole south elevation. There are stone floors throughout with underfloor heating, 2 changing rooms, 2 showers and separate W.C. The complex features a 12m x 5m swimming pool with integrated electric pool cover which slides under the floor spa, with 3 different water jets. There is also remote-control spa mood lighting in and around the pool room together with 2 lighting control panels. There is also an optima protector and drop drown projector screen, together with Cat-6 cabling connection to the Wi-Fi and Sty from the house, plus the TV and radio aerials. There are also integrated speakers throughout the complex and automated blackout blinds to all windows and doors. Room temperature and humidity controls through floor air ducts and ventilation system with commercial air handing control unit. In addition, there is a gym area, 2 wall-mounted flat TVs, 3 acoustic sound deadening panels, 2 ceiling fans and heated towel cupboard.

POOL KITCHEN Including a stylish curved bar with Corian worktop, fitted kitchen with granite worktops, cupboards below and wall storage cupboards above, 2 integrated refrigerators, Lincat gas fired steak chargrill with commercial high-specification extractor hood above, Miele induction hob, Bosch oven, wine fridge.

PLANT ROOM In one corner of the complex is a door leading to the PLANT ROOM which includes a gas boiler, air handling control unit, Jacuzzi pump and filters, chemical check systems, audio system and lighting control systems.

AGENTS' NOTES Planning consent has been granted for a substantial and expansive extension (Ref: S/2198/17/FL) to the original house and full plans are available for inspection with the vendor. We are also pleased to attach floorplans of the potential development. The planning consent is due to lapse and the vendor has asked their advisor to apply to extend the consents under the new Government Planning Permission extension scheme, which will extend the consent until 1st May 2021.

There are separate alarm systems for the leisure complex and garage/outbuildings.

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Cheffins Cambridge
Clifton House
1&2 Clifton Road
Cambridge
CB1 7EA

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