About this property

Key features
  • Charm and Character
  • Exposed Timbers & Fireplace
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • Hall & Cellar
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • En-Suite & Family Shower Room
LOCATION Merchants House has been sympathetically improved in more recent times and retains a wealth of original character features and has the advantage of an attractive enclosed garden to the rear.

The property occupies a prominent position fronting onto the high street and is so conveniently placed for access to an excellent range of local amenities many of which are just a short walk away.

The thriving and highly sought after South Cambridgeshire village of Linton is located about 10 miles from the university city of Cambridge and just 6 miles from the market town of Saffron Walden.

For the commuter there are main line stations at Whittlesford and Audley End and access onto the M11 motorway is at Duxford (junction 10) and Stumps Cross (junction 9 south only).


ENTRANCE HALL with double radiator, natural wood style flooring, door and stairs to cellar. Staircase off to first floor.

CELLAR with light and power, fitted worktop, original coal hole with frosted glass providing natural light.

SITTING ROOM with a most impressive feature inglenook style fireplace with wood burning stove, glazed window to rear aspect, double radiator, exposed timbers and sliding sash window to front aspect with shutters.

DINING ROOM with double radiator, sliding sash windows to front aspect with internal shutters, natural wood flooring, feature brick fireplace, step up to kitchen.

KITCHEN with inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards below, extensive base units comprising work surfaces with cupboard and drawers below and a range of wall storage cupboards and glass fronted shelved cabinets, former fireplace recess with gas fired boiler, space for upright fridge freezer, ceramic tile floor, windows to rear aspect overlooking the rear gardens and door to:

FAMILY ROOM/ LIBRARY with double radiator, recess with fitted bookshelves and cupboards beneath, ceramic tiled floor, sliding double glazed full height doors leading to paved rear terrace and gardens. Door to:

CLOAKROOM low level w.c., wash hand basin set in vanity style unit with cupboard below, tiled floor, radiator with decorative cover, built in utility cupboard with space and plumbing for appliances with storage shelves to side.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING with built in shelved storage cupboard under stairs, opening to:

INNER LANDING with staircase off to first floor. Recessed area with radiator, exposed beams and timbers, sliding sash windows to front aspect with internal shutters.

BEDROOM 1 with an atmospheric room of great character with a feature brick fireplace and exposed brick chimney breast, exposed beams, radiator, a pair of sliding sash windows to front aspect with internal shutters, opening to recessed area with an inset wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and tiled shelf to side and cupboards below, sliding door to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM with bath and low level w.c., deep raised shelf with exposed studwork and wood block flooring, double glazed Velux window to rear aspect, double radiator. Separate wall mounted shower above.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM with fitted shower cubicle with wall mounted shower unit, ceramic tiled walls, glazed doors, vanity style unit with inset wash hand basin, mixer taps, cupboards below, shelf to side with cupboards below, low level w.c., open studwork to a raised platform area with sealed unit double glazed Velux window to rear aspect, vertical radiator/ towel rail.

BEDROOM 2 with radiator, feature open studwork leading to a raised platform with double glazed Velux window to rear aspect.


SMALL LANDING with built in wardrobe and trap door to roof space.

BEDROOM 3 with exposed red brick chimney breast, sloping eaves, windows to front aspect with internal shutters and double glazed Velux window to rear aspect, extensive fitted desktop with large shelf to either side, cupboards beneath, further fitted wardrobes with storage cupboard to the side. This room has reduced ceiling height.

BEDROOM 4 with radiator, trap door to roof space, window to front aspect with internal shutters. Please note this room also has reduced ceiling heights.

OUTSIDE to the rear of the property there is a delightful enclosed part walled garden which is principally laid to lawn with a great variety of mature shrubs, bushes, trees and borders, including rose beds to side. There is also a large secluded paved terrace adjacent to the property itself with an outside water tap. Garden storage shed, log store and there is also a large covered storage area with gated access to the side with external lighting. Plans have been prepared for conversion of the covered area to additional living accommodation, although consent hasn't been granted if somebody is interested in continuing and applying for planning permission then the plans are prepared in readiness.

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Cheffins Cambridge
Clifton House
1&2 Clifton Road

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