About this property

Key features
  • Substantial Detached Family Residence With High Levels Of Charm & Character
  • In Need Of Full Sympathetic Improvement & Updating
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Extensive Mature Walled Garden Extending To Approx. 0.5 Acres
  • Remarkable Central Village Location With Stunning Views Of The Church
The Vicarage is a rather elegant and imposing detached house with its own distinctive and unique ambiance, incorporating many features of individual character. The property was originally constructed in roughly the 19th century and is need of full sympathetic improvement and updating and also offers potential for further enlargement and alteration subject to planning consent. The property occupies a rather special position in the village set in its own delightful mature walled garden which enjoys both privacy and seclusion as well as remarkable views over the church.

STORM PORCH with inset LED downlighter providing cover over the front entrance door which is panelled and glazed with privacy glass leading through into:

EXTENSIVE L-SHAPED ENTRANCE HALLWAY with footwell, stairs rising to first floor accommodation, original wood flooring, radiator, double glazed windows to front aspect, panelled set of timber doors providing access to cloak cupboard, panelled doors providing access to the respective rooms.

CLOAKROOM comprising of two piece suite with low level w.c. with hand flush, wash hand basin with separate hot and cold tap, tiled splashback, wood effect flooring, lighting, radiator, double glazed window fitted with privacy glass out onto side aspect.

KITCHEN comprising a collection of both wall and base mounted storage cupboards and drawers with a real wood and a wood effect rolltop work surface, inset stainless steel one and a quarter bowl sink with hot and cold mixer taps and drainer to side, tiled splashback, space for cooker, tile effect flooring, radiator, on the rear wall the selection of storage cupboards and drawers are original to when the house was built and provide a sense of charm and character, panelled door leading through into:

PREP/UTILITY ROOM with collection of base mounted storage cupboards with a rolltop effect work surface with inset stainless steel sink with hot and cold mixer tap and drainer to side, tiled splashback, tile effect flooring, serving hatch through into Dining Room, double glazed window overlooking garden.

PANELLED TIMBER DOOR off the kitchen provides access to a large pantry store with continuation of the tile effect flooring, double glazed window out onto the garden adjacent to the panelled door another panelled door providing access to:

REAR LOBBY with multiple panelled doors/cupboards with one cupboard housing the base mounted gas fired boiler, one providing further storage and plumbing for white goods, last door providing access to the SINGLE GARAGE. Panelled glazed door fitted with privacy glass leading out onto the side garden.

DINING ROOM with moulded cornicing, fitted timber shelving in recess of former chimney breast, service hatch to Prep/utility room, radiators, double glazed windows to both side and rear aspect, original service bell now remaining as a characterful feature, set of sliding double doors providing access to:

LIVING ROOM with moulded cornicing, fireplace with stone surround and tiled hearth, wooden mantel, radiators, double glazed windows either side of a panelled glazed door providing access out onto patio area.

FAMILY ROOM with an extensive range of fitted shelving and cupboards, original service bell, radiators, moulded cornicing, double glazed window to front aspect and a double glazed window, set of double glazed sliding doors leading out onto the garden.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR LANDING which is accessed via the split-level timber staircase with centrally placed double glazed window providing a large entry point of light into the room as well as views over the adjacent church, selection of storage cupboards accessed via timber panelled doors, loft hatch, radiators, double glazed windows to front aspect, original panelled doors leading through into respective rooms.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM with a set of built-in timber wardrobes, space and plumbing for wash hand basin, radiator, double glazed window to front aspect, set of double glazed windows either side of a panelled glazed door providing access out onto the balcony which in turn provides a wonderful space to enjoy views over the walled garden.

BEDROOM 2 with fitted timber wardrobes either side of the room, double glazed window to side aspect, collection of double glazed windows providing extensive views over the rear garden.

BEDROOM 3 with radiator, double glazed window to both front and side aspect.

BEDROOM 4 with radiator, double glazed window overlooking garden.

BEDROOM 5/DRESSING ROOM with inset LED downlighters, radiator, relative planning connections to potentially turn this into an ensuite shower room, double glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

W C comprising of a two piece suite with low level w.c. with hand flush, wash hand basin with separate hot and cold taps, tiled splashback, radiator, wood effect flooring, lighting and double glazed window fitted with privacy glass with tiled upstand out onto side aspect.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM with original timber flooring, shower cubicle with wall mounted shower head and accessed via a glazed shower door, radiator, original tiled feature which has recently been uncovered during the recent works. Rolltop upstand, extractor fan, lighting, double glazed window fitted with privacy glass out onto side aspect.

GARAGE which is fitted with power and lighting, double glazed window overlooking garden and a sliding original timber door providing access from the front of the property.

OUTSIDE The property itself is approached off the High Street via a central driveway which is shared amongst a handful of properties and is surrounded by the village sign as well as the former village pump for the well, adding to the wonderful charm and character the position the property holds and a 5-bar timber gate on brick pillars provides access to the gravelled driveway with enough parking for multiple vehicles and is enclosed via a brick wall to the western boundary and the front garden is teeming once again with mature shrubs and trees.

The property sits extremely comfortably within its own generous grounds extending to about half an acre and provides an extremely versatile outside space with the possibility of hosting many different uses and starting more specifically with the rear garden which is mainly laid to lawn and is primarily enclosed by a wall making this a fantastic feature walled garden, there are a number of mature shrubs and trees dotted amongst this private rear garden including a more dense collection of fruit bearing trees making this a fantastic orchard. Paved area laid directly off the rear part of the property a wonderful space to both relax and entertain and is bordered by a knee high brick wall and surrounding this area is two well stocked bedded areas full of mature shrubs. The garden backs onto a smaller wooded area teeming with nature and provides an extra sense of tranquillity to this already idyllic garden. Adjacent to the house is a timber lean-to providing a covered area to store such things as ride-on lawn mower and other outside equipment and a timber gate surrounded by a brick wall leads round to the front of the property. To the side of the property is continuation of the extensive garden where there are a number of bedded areas ideal for planting and continuation of the brick wall provides privacy from neighbouring properties. There is a timber gate leading round to the front of the property.

AGENTS NOTE The property is being sold by the local Diocese

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Clifton House, 1-2, Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA, Cambridgeshire

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