About this property

Key features
  • Exceptional Quality
  • Beautifully Presented
  • Well Proportioned
  • Enclosed Garden
  • 4 Bedrooms
Description
The property provides beautifully presented, well proportioned and versatile living accommodation and incorporates many special features throughout. Furthermore, it has the benefit of a delightful walled garden which enjoys a high degree of privacy and had been cleverly landscaped with various paved areas for ease of maintenance.

The house backs onto an open green and also overlooks the picturesque village green with its traditional bandstand and village sign. The highly sought after village south Cambridgeshire of Balsham has an excellent range of local amenities, some of which are just a short walk from the house itself including a store/ post office, delicatessen/ coffee shop, primary school, fine church, two inns and a recreation ground with children's play area adjoining. The university city of Cambridge is just 10 miles away and for the commuter the village is well placed for access to the M11 motorway with access points at Stumps Cross (junction 9) and Duxford (junction 10), plus the main line stations at Whittlesford and Audley End.

DOUBLE GLAZED ENTRANCE DOOR with windows to either side leading to:

ENTRANCE PORCH with feature tiled floor, matwell, coat hooks set into recess, fitted bench seat the other side of the porch with sealed unit double glazed windows to side aspect, decorative pillars to either side of panelled entrance door which in turn leads to:

RECEPTION/DINING HALL A grand and impressive open plan space providing the central focal point to the house with access to the principal drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room and study. Natural wooden flooring, staircase off to first floor, built-in storage cupboard understairs, two radiators with decorative covers and glazed windows at low and high level, door off to:

CLOAKROOM with low level w.c., and wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splashback, radiator with decorative cover, extractor fan.

FEATURE LARGE ARCHWAY leading to:

DRAWING ROOM with a feature stone fireplace, stone mantel and hearth and an inset gas log effect fire, two radiators with decorative covers, sash windows to front aspect, large opening to:

DINING/FAMILY ROOM A stylish and most attractive living space with high semi-vaulted ceiling and two double glazed Velux windows with blinds, five sliding sash windows to side and rear aspect overlooking the gardens and a pair of sealed unit double glazed French doors providing access to the delightful paved rear garden.

STUDY with double radiator, sliding double glazed sash windows to front aspect, extensive fitted bookshelves.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with inset twin bowl butler sink with mixer taps and cupboards below, extensive range of fitted base units comprising natural wooden working surfaces with further cupboards and drawers beneath, integrated Neff dishwasher and fireplace style recess with top of the range Lacanche Range style cooker with twin ovens, 4 point gas hob, warming plate and concealed extractor cooking hood above with ceramic tiled splashbacks, upright shelved storage cupboards and range of wall storage cupboards, integrated Bosch microwave oven, space for American style upright fridge/freezer, natural wooden flooring, radiator with decorative cover, sealed unit double glazed windows to rear aspect overlooking the paved garden and door to:

STORAGE/GARDEN ROOM Formerly a garage which has been converted to an additional and useful store room with extensive full height range of fitted storage cupboards and cloak cupboards, built-in shelved pantry, space for upright fridge/freezer, radiator, fitted cupboard housing a water softener and further fitted cupboard housing meters, sliding sash windows to front aspect and part double glazed door leading to the paved rear gardens.

UTILITY ROOM with stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, cupboards below, worktops to either side with space and plumbing beneath for appliances, wall mounted oil fired boiler, upright broom/storage cupboard with base units to side with worktops and cupboards and drawers beneath, double glazed stable door leading to front driveway and garden.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

L-SHAPED GALLERIED STYLE LANDING with sash windows to front aspect, radiator with decorative cover, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, large built-in linen cupboard, trap door and loft ladder leading to roof space.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 1 with double radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows to rear aspect overlooking an open village green, door to:

ENSUITE DRESSING ROOM with range of built-in wardrobes and shelved storage cupboards, door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with large walk-in tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, glass shower screen, vanity style unit with inset wash hand basin, marble style worktops with cupboards below, decorative pillars to either side and large wall mirror with inset spotlights, fitted shelved storage cupboard, heated towel rail, electric shaver socket.

BEDROOM 2 with radiator, sliding sash windows to rear aspect overlooking the village green, built-in wardrobes with shelves to side.

BEDROOM 3 with radiator, built-in double wardrobes with shelves to side, sliding sash double glazed windows to front aspect.

BEDROOM 4 with radiator, built-in wardrobes with shelves to side, sliding sash windows to rear aspect overlooking open green.

BATHROOM with white suite comprising bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, twin wash hand basins, low level w.c., feature panel walls to dado height, large wall mirror with decorative pillars to either side, radiator, sliding sash windows to front aspect.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a shinglestone driveway leading to an extensive shinglestone part walled courtyard style parking area with well stocked borders, shrubs and climbing roses around, low level hedging and to the side there is an open timber constructed area with paved slabs and calor gas canisters. To the other side of the property there is a gated access leading to paved pathway with further gateway leading into the rear garden.

The delightful walled rear garden enjoys a high degree of privacy and seclusion and has been landscaped with ease of maintenance in mind. The garden is principally laid to paving including a large paved terrace adjacent to which is a further pathway and circular brick paviour terrace with well stocked borders and a variety of shrubs and bushes around. There is external lighting, outside tap and an external power socket as well as a further paved area to the side which in turn leads to a timber constructed garden store. In one corner of the garden there is an oil storage tank discreetly set behind shrubs and bushes and enclosed by timber fencing.

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

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