About this property

Key features
  • Charm and Character
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • En -Suite/ Family Bathroom
  • Attractive Enclosed Garden
  • Driveway/ Parking Area
  • Double Garage
Description
LOCATION Christopher Cottage is a charming detached period cottage, which has been sympathetically improved and extended in more recent times and incorporates many attractive character features.

The property provides versatile accommodation including 3 reception rooms and 4 bedrooms and occupies a prominent position in the heart of this highly sought after South Cambridgeshire village. Balsham provides an excellent range of local amenities including stores/ post office, delicatessen and coffee shop, primary school, fine church 2 inns and recreation ground. 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 and main line stations at Whittlesford and Audley End.

COVERED PORCH with outside light and front entrance door to:

ENTRANCE LOBBY with double radiator, door leading through to kitchen and glazed door leading through into Inner hall.

CLOAKROOM/UTILITY ROOM with low level w.c. and vanity unit with corner wash hand basin, mixer tap and cupboards below, attractive ceramic tiled walls, fitted meter cupboard, fitted worktop with plumbing beneath for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, wall storage cupboards, tiled floor.



INNER HALL with exposed brick chimney breast, exposed timbers, folding part glazed door to Breakfast/Dining Room, glazed door to Sitting Room and opening to the side of the chimney breast leading through to:



DINING ROOM with feature brick fireplace and brick chimney breast, raised tiled hearth and wood burning stove, glazed windows to front and side aspect, radiator and staircase leading up to first floor, exposed ceiling timbers.

SITTING ROOM A delightful spacious room with feature brick fireplace, exposed brick chimney breast, multi-fuel stove, recess to either side with fitted book and storage shelves and storage cupboards, radiator, exposed beams, windows to front, rear and side aspect overlooking the delightful gardens and a pair of glazed doors leading to patio area and gardens.

KITCHEN with inset stainless steel sink unit with cupboards below and mixer taps, extensive base units comprising attractive granite style work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below, space for American style fridge/freezer, integrated Neff oven and grill, integrated 5 point Neff gas hob with concealed extractor cooker hood and ceramic tiled splashbacks, range of wall storage cupboards, exposed ceiling timbers, built-in storage cupboard with further shelved storage cupboard above, tiled floor, windows to rear and side aspect overlooking the terrace and gardens and archway to:

BREAKFAST ROOM with radiator, tiled floor, further fitted base units comprising attractive granite style worktops with cupboards and drawers below, integrated wine rack, glazed shelved display cabinets, open book and storage shelves, sealed unit double glazed windows to rear aspect and a pair of double glazed doors leading to paved terrace and gardens.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

LANDING with exposed brick chimney breast, ceiling timbers, trap door to roof space, natural wood style flooring and built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, access to fully boarded loft with pull down ladder.

BEDROOM 1 with natural wood style flooring, radiator, extensive fitted wardrobes and chest of drawers and bedside cabinets to side, fitted book/storage shelves, two radiators, windows to side and front aspects, door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with tiled walls, shower area with wall mounted shower unit, low level w.c., wash hand basin, vertical heated towel rail, extractor fan, electric shaver socket, ceramic tiled floor.

BEDROOM 2 with radiator, windows to front aspect.

BEDROOM 3 with radiator, windows to front aspect.

BEDROOM 4 with extensive fitted shelves and radiator, windows to rear aspect.

BATHROOM with a white suite comprising bath on ball and claw feet with shower attachment and mixer taps above, ceramic tiled walls around, bidet and low level w.c., vanity style unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboard beneath, fitted shower cubicle with shower unit and ceramic tiled walls around, glazed door, vertical heated towel rail, windows to rear aspect with frosted glass, exposed timbers.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is a garden area laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes, well stocked borders and conifer hedge to side, paved pathway and gated access to side leading to side passageway leading to paved rear courtyard style area which also has Calor gas canisters utilised for cooking and an oil storage tank with cover, bin storage and gated access to the rear gardens.

Directly to the rear of the property there is a delightful and generous paved terrace which enjoys privacy and seclusion and there is an outside tap and greenhouse. Further paved pathway leading to side terrace and garden storage shed. There are steps up to a further brick paviour pathway accessed via a rose covered arbour and in turn leads to a further gated access and side driveway adjacent to which is the Double Garage. The delightful gardens which are an attractive feature and mostly situated to the side of the house and are laid to lawn with a variety of well stocked borders, mature shrubs and bushes around including fruit bushes and apple tree, the garden also benefits from having a summerhouse. To the side of the property there is a driveway/parking area adjacent to which is a DOUBLE GARAGE with twin up and over doors, light and power and part glazed side door leading into the gardens.






AGENTS NOTE There is an electric substation to the left hand side of the property. The property has full oil fired central heating with external wall mounted boiler.

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

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