About this property

Key features
  • Unique Ambience
  • Wealth of Character Features
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Farmhouse kitchen with Aga
  • Utility Room & Cloakroom
  • Ground Floor Bedroom with Ensuite
  • 4 Further bedrooms
  • Open Double Cart Lodge
Description


This most attractive and charming former Grade II listed barn has been sympathetically converted in more recent times and retains a wealth of character features including exposed beams and timbers and Inglenook style fireplaces. The property provides versatile and well proportioned accommodation over three storeys and includes a farmhouse style kitchen/breakfast room with Aga and a ground floor bedroom with ensuite. The property is located in a delightful position in the heart of this highly sought after village with its many fine period properties, historic church and inn. The university city of Cambridge is about 11 miles distant and the market town of Saffron Walden is about 5 miles away. For the commuter there is a mainline station at Great Chesterford just 2 miles away and there is an access point onto the M11 motorway at Stump Cross (Junction 9) and Duxford (Junction 10).

LARGE ENTRANCE PORCH with outside light, full height glazed windows and glazed door to:

RECEPTION HALL an impressive spacious hall which is open to the full height of the barn with staircase leading off to first floor, exposed brick flooring, exposed beams and timbers, double and single radiator, door to:

CLOAKROOM/SHOWER ROOM with low level w.c., vanity unit with wash hand basin, mixer taps, tiled shower cubicle with sliding glazed shower doors and wall mounted shower unit, vertical towel rail/radiator, exposed beam, small glazed window to side aspect.

SITTING ROOM A wonderful light and spacious principal reception room with feature Inglenook style fireplace with wood burning stove set on a stone hearth, exposed wooden floorboards, three radiators, sliding sash windows to front aspect, wealth of exposed timbers and beams, recess with fitted book and storage shelves, attractive glazed sash windows to rear aspect and a pair of glazed French doors leading to rear courtyard style garden and covered rear porch.

STUDY/FAMILY ROOM with feature decorative brick fireplace with wooden surround and mantel, exposed wooden floorboards, double radiator, sliding sash windows and French doors leading to rear courtyard garden.

DINING ROOM with exposed wooden floorboards, double radiator, sliding sash windows to rear aspect and a pair of glazed French doors leading to rear courtyard garden.

FARMHOUSE STYLE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM with feature two oven Aga, extensive range of fitted base units comprising granite work surfaces with cupboards and drawers below, integrated Neff oven with 4 point Bosch induction hob above, space and plumbing for dishwasher, wall storage cupboards, recess with bookshelves and plate rack, feature ceramic tiled walls, brick flooring, double radiator, door to Dining Room and glazed sash windows to rear aspect overlooking gardens and part glazed stable door to rear courtyard garden, door to:

WALK-IN PANTRY with extensive shelving, brick flooring, light and power.

DOOR FROM MAIN HALL leading to:

UTILITY ROOM with fitted broom/storage cupboard, wall storage cupboard, space and plumbing for washing machine, butler sink with wooden worktops to either side, water softener beneath and fitted shelves, freestanding oil fired boiler, coat hooks, double radiator, further wall storage cupboards, base units and upright storage cupboard and further upright storage cupboard, windows to front aspect and door to front path and gardens.



DOOR TO:

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM 5 A wonderful and atmospheric room with a feature high ceiling and exposed beams, large built-in airing cupboard/linen cupboard, windows to front aspect, two radiators, exposed floorboards and door to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM with a large tiled shower cubicle and wall mounted shower unit, folding glazed shower doors, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., extractor fan, electric shaver socket, heated towel rail/radiator.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR

GALLERIED STYLE LANDING overlooking the main reception hall with staircase leading off to second floor.

BEDROOM 1 with exposed beams and timbers, fitted double wardrobes, built-in storage cupboard, two radiators, windows to side aspect and door leading to:

JACK AND JILL BATHROOM with white suite comprising bath with mixer tap/shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., bidet, two radiators, heated towel rails, ceramic tiled floor, windows to rear aspect, exposed beams and timbers.

BEDROOM 2 with exposed beams and timbers, three radiators, built-in eaves storage cupboards, two fitted double wardrobes, windows to rear aspect.

ON THE SECOND FLOOR

GALLERIED STYLE LANDING with wealth of exposed beams and timbers and semi-vaulted high ceiling, two double glazed Velux windows to rear aspect, views looking down to the reception hall and low level beam.

BEDROOM 3 with radiators, windows to side aspect, exposed beams and timbers, low level beam, high semi-vaulted ceiling.

BEDROOM 4 with exposed beams and timbers, one of which is at a low level, high semi-vaulted ceiling, two double glazed Velux windows to rear aspect, door to loft storage area.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property there is an extensive pebblestone courtyard area which is also shared with the adjacent barn. Adjacent to this courtyard area there is an open bay cart lodge with parking space for two vehicles and further storage space for bins etc. There is one lockable storage cupboard with light and power and recess log store and door leading through to WORKSHOP/STORE which also houses the oil storage tank. There is also a most attractive garden area to front which is laid to lawn with a variety of mature shrubs, bushes and trees around and in one corner of the garden there is a delightful private and secluded paved terrace with attractive flint wall to side.

There is a further area to the side of the property laid to lawn with shrubs adjacent and to the rear there is a delightful courtyard style paved walled garden with raised shrubberies, a feature open porch with doors leading to the main reception room with exposed timbers. At the far end of the garden there is a further raised brick paviour terrace with well stocked borders and shrubs around, external lighting.

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

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