About this property
A substantial and stylish individual detached country residence, delightfully and centrally positioned within its own beautiful landscaped grounds which extend in all around 3.18 acres together with breath-taking countryside views. There is an adjoining lot of a barn with planning consent for conversion, available at a guide price of £500,000.
Abbotsley is an attractive west Cambridgeshire village surrounded by gently undulating countryside. There is a fine public house/restaurant and picturesque church within the village, with further facilities available at nearby Great Gransden (about 2.5 miles) including a general store and post office, together with bowls and tennis clubs. The university city of Cambridge lies about 16 miles to the east and provides extensive shopping and cultural facilities along with St. Neots which also has a mainline railway station providing a fast commuter service to London Kings Cross in about 42 minutes.
Primary school education is available in Great Gransden and secondary education available in St Neots or Comberton (about 10 miles), where the college is well-known for its academic achievements. There is also an excellent choice of independent secondary schools available in Cambridge, Bedford and Kimbolton for which there are bus services from the village.
SOLID OAK ENTRANCE DOOR Leading into:
ENTRANCE PORCH Double glazed windows to three aspects, covered radiator, slate tiled floor with recessed matwell and twin oak framed glazed internal doors through to:
RECEPTION HALL With elegant staircase rising to the first floor, oak handrail and glazed balustrades 4 radiators, coved ceiling with inset downlighters, coats cupboard.
INNER HALLWAY Video entry phone system.
DRAWING ROOM A most impressive reception room with full height vaulted ceiling with exposed oak frame, oak flooring, feature Inglenook fireplace with natural brick chimney breast, stone tiled hearth, wood burning stove, wall lights, lamp circuit, wired in Sonos surround sound system, underfloor heating, double glazed Velux conservation windows, double glazed to three aspects incorporating a bay to the rear with twin double glazed doors leading out to the gardens.
LIVING ROOM Moulded cornicing, wall lights, radiators, twin double glazed doors to the rear leading out to the gardens. The room is approached via oak framed twin glazed doors from hallway.
KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM Kitchen is fitted with a generous range of storage cupboards and drawers to base and eye level with granite working surfaces and central island unit. Kitchen is well equipped with double oven, 4 ring induction hob with extractor hood, fitted and concealed dishwasher, fitted and concealed refrigerator and freezer, glazed fronted display cabinets and shelving, moulded cornicing, ceiling with a good range of inset downlighters and tiled flooring. The room flows naturally into the breakfast room with feature vaulted ceiling with halogen spotlamps, Porcelanosa tiled floor, architectural radiator, double glazed windows to three sides with twin double glazed doors to the rear leading out to the gardens.
BOOT ROOM/SCULLERY Granite working surfaces with inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap and waste disposal, fitted combination microwave oven, tiled floor, panelled and double glazed door leading to outside, personal door through to garage, double panelled radiator, plumbing and space for American style fridge/freezer, door through to:
PLANT ROOM With Grant oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and central heating system, wireless Salus temperature control system, pressurized hot water cylinder, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer vent, tiled floor, slatted shelving, hanging rail, moulded cornicing.
SHOWER ROOM With walk-in shower, dual flush w.c., hand wash basin with tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, heated towel rail/radiator.
MUSIC ROOM Coved ceiling, architectural radiators, double glazed window to side and rear aspects and twin double glazed doors leading out to the gardens.
STUDY & LIBRARY Coved ceiling, wall lamps, spotlamps, concealed radiators, a pair of double glazed windows to the side.
BAR With bar area, oak top bar, shelving below and wall shelving, coved ceiling with inset downlighters, part timber panelled walls, double glazed window, steps down to:
GAMES ROOM Tall ceiling with moulded cornicing and inset downlighters, wired in Sonos surround sound system, feature fireplace with electric fire, double glazed windows to three aspects, oak flooring, architectural radiators.
INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE A pair of twin timber doors to the front, power and light connected.
ON THE FIRST FLOOR
GALLERIED LANDING With oak handrail and glazed balustrade, coved ceiling with inset downlighters, Victorian style radiators, double glazed windows. Linen cupboard with slatted shelving, radiator.
PRINCIPAL BEDROOM SUITE Comprising:
BEDROOM With radiators, lamp circuit, dado rail, ceiling with inset downlighters, double glazed windows to the side, twin double glazed doors to the rear leading out to roof terrace with far reaching views over the undulating rolling countryside.
TERRACE With Trex decking, glazed balustrading.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Comprising a large walk-in shower with drencher head and separate hand-held shower, mosaic tiled surround, heated towel rail/radiator, w.c, bidet, double wash hand basin unit with granite surfaces, storage cupboards below, shaver point with downlighters, tiled flooring, double glazed window to front aspect, underfloor heating.
DRESSING ROOM Fitted with hanging rails, adjustable shelving and drawers, covered radiator, coved ceiling, double glazed windows.
ENSUITE TOILET With low level w.c., wash hand basin with mixer tap, storage cupboard below, wall mounted storage cupboard, shaver point, coved ceiling, extractor fan, ceiling with inset downlighters.
BEDROOM 2 Coved ceiling, covered radiator, double glazed window.
ENSUITE WALK-IN WET ROOM Tiled walls and floor, wall hung wash hand basin with mixer tap, dual flush w.c., drencher shower head operating off its own separate water heater providing instant hot water, ceiling with inset downlighters, extractor fan, double glazed Velux rooflight, shaver point, heated towel rail/radiator.
BEDROOM 3 Coved ceiling, covered radiator, fitted wardrobe cupboard, double glazed window to the front.
ENSUITE BATHROOM Panelled bath with mixer tap, separate shower unit above with drencher shower head and body jets, glazed shower screen, wash hand basin with mixer tap, vanity unit below, low level dual flush w.c., shaver point, coved ceiling, spotlamps, heated towel rail/radiator, tiled floor, double glazed window to the front.
BEDROOM 4 Coved ceiling, dado rail, covered radiator, double glazed window.
BEDROOM 5 Range of John Lewis fitted wardrobes to one wall, coved ceiling, covered radiator, double glazed window to the rear.
FAMILY BATHROOM Recently luxuriously refitted with freestanding double ended bath with pillar mixer tap, walk-in shower with drencher shower head, hand held rose, solid oak custom made wash stand with a pair of bowl wash hand basins with wall mounted mixer taps, fitted mirrors, storage drawers, dual flush w.c., coved ceiling with inset downlighters, extractor fan and speakers, double glazed windows.
LOFT STORAGE ROOM Partially boarded with loft ladder and lighting.
AGENT'S NOTE The property has a fully operating CCTV system in place along with burglary alarm system
OUTSIDE The property is approached through remote controlled wrought iron gates with cctv, accessed via a long gravelled driveway flanked by wide expanse of lawn leading to the residence which has expansive block paved driveway. The house stands comfortably within its extensive grounds which is principally laid to lawn with a great variety of trees, flower and shrub beds. A particular feature is the paved terrace at the rear of the property with access from principal reception rooms.
The grounds in all extend to about 3.18 acres with mature hedgerows. There is an extensive paved terrace to the rear including raised beds and steps to the garden.
ALL WEATHER TENNIS COURT With fence around.
OUTBUILDINGS At the northern end of the driveway there is an enclosed gravelled courtyard with outside lighting
LOT 2 Lot 2 benefits from planning permission (REF:19/01239/FUL) for the conversion and chanrge of use of the existing barn/stable to a self-contained dwelling to include external alterations, parking and improvements to access. Lot 2 currently comprises:
ATCOST STEEL FRAME BARN With brick elevations underneath corrugated roof with power and light and a concrete floor
ATTACHED GARAGE/WORKSHOP And
TWO STABLES Each measuring 3.96m x 3.35m. with power, light and tap.
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