A superb detached house with extensive family accommodation and outbuildings set in grounds of about 3.5 acres and situated in a stunning rural setting with far reaching countryside views. Up to 26 acres of additional land is available with the house by separate negotiation
A substantial detached house with extensive family accommodation set in grounds of about 3.5 acres and situated in a stunning rural setting with far reaching countryside views.
• Built and finished to a very high specification • Gross internal floor area about 5,678 sq. ft. including annexe • 4 reception rooms and study • Excellent fitted kitchen/breakfast room • 6 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms • Self-contained annexe • Large double garage and 1,350 sq. ft. barn • Up to 26 acres additional land available • Under floor heating to ground and first floors
Cambridge 7 miles, Whittlesford Parkway Station (Liverpool Street 1 hour) 3 miles, M11 (Junction 10) 4.75 miles, Stansted Airport 20 miles, London 53 miles (distances and time are approximate).
North Farm is set in an attractive rural location on the northern outskirts of this popular and well served village. Local facilities include a wide variety of shops, supermarket, library, public houses together with primary and secondary schooling. The property is particularly well situated for access to Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus, on the eastern side of the city, and within easy access of the Babraham Institute and Granta Park at Great Abington, both within about 4 miles. Cambridge also provides an attractive combination of ancient and modern buildings, colleges, winding lanes, the tree lined River Cam, extensive shopping facilities and an excellent choice of independent schools.
The accommodation is set out on three floors as follows: Attractive solid oak arched double doors open in to an impressive reception hall with gallery landing above, elegant stairs to first floor and a cloaks cupboard. Off the hall is the study and a cloakroom with ‘Egg Pod’ design W.C. and hand basin.
The drawing room enjoys dual aspects over the front and side gardens with French window to outside, engineered timber flooring, and an impressive wide stone fireplace with log burner incorporated. This room leads through to Garden room, which overlooks the side, and back gardens with two French windows to outside and a double door opening into the family room.
The family room, which overlooks the back garden and has a contemporary design log burner and ceramic tiled floor opens through to the breakfast area.
The superb kitchen /breakfast room has a French window to the back garden and very well fitted kitchen with an extensive range of Oak and Walnut wall and base unites with granite work surfaces incorporating a breakfast bar and island unit.
The high specification appliances include a Miele Induction hob with extractor hood above, Miele combi oven and second oven with warming drawer below, waste disposal unit, wine fridge and Neff dish washer.. Double doors lead through to the play room which in turn has double doors to the hall and timber flooring.
The utility room is of a similar high specification to the kitchen and fitted with a good range of storage cupboards. This opens through to the side hall which has doors to the front and rear gardens and leads to the boot room which has the second cloakroom off.
On the first floor is a bright gallery landing with a contemporary design light cluster over the stair well which has a large arched window to the front aspect.
The master bedroom suite enjoys lovely aspects to the side and back and has a dressing room with built-in wardrobes along 3 walls and an en suite bathroom with contemporary design suite, including ‘Egg Pod’ W.C, bath with curved end, walk-in shower cubicle with drench shower, vanity unit with hand basin, heated towel rail and ceramic tiled floor.
Bedrooms 3 and 4 both have built-in wardrobes and share a ‘Jack & Jill’ en suite bathroom which has a panel enclosed bath with shower over, W.C., and coloured glass vanity unit with hand basin.
Large cupboard housing the pressurised hot water cylinders. Bedroom2 enjoys views to the back and has built-in wardrobes.
The family bathroom with ceramic tiled floor has a bath, W.C., large shower cubicle and vanity unit with hand basin and drawers below. On the second floor is a landing, which leads to two further bedrooms and bathroom 4 with corner shower cubicle, W.C., hand basin and heated towel rail.
Annexe: With large living room open through to the bedroom with bathroom off and then through to the kitchen/living room which is fitted a range of units with oven and hob. Note this is separately banded for Council Tax.
Outside the property is approached through automatic gates and has a long driveway leading to the house. The gardens surround the property and have been thoughtfully landscaped with box hedging around the front driveways, planting and granite block paved driveway leading to the large double garage and attached barn (measuring 56’1 x 23’5.)
Agents Note: Up to 26 acres of additional land is available with the house by separate negotiation.
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