Mortimers Lane, Foxton CB22

Mortimers Lane, Foxton CB22

3 - 4 Bedroom | Freehold | 2 Baths

Guide price £399,750
Foxton 0.4 miles
War Memorial 0.3 miles
Hall Close 0.3 miles

A delightful Grade ll listed period cottage requiring some restoration and improvement, quietly located in the centre of this highly regarded village. Attractive cottage gardens and large single garage

A delightful Grade ll listed period cottage requiring some restoration and improvement, quietly located in the centre of this highly regarded village

• 3-4 double bedrooms, 2 bath/shower rooms
• Large open plan living room, garden room/bedroom 4, conservatory
• Attractive cottage gardens
• Large single garage and off-street parking

Gypson’s Cottage is tucked away in a quiet lane in the centre of this highly regarded village, just 7 miles to the south of Cambridge. The village has a good range of facilities including a railway station (on the main Cambridge to London King’s Cross line), a primary school, a village shop and post office, learning centre, and is home to The Burlington Press. The village also has a recreation ground with children's playground, tennis courts, bowling green, football pitch and cricket pitches, and there is a modern village hall with meeting rooms and sports pavilion.

Whilst the property requires some updating and restoration, it offers a rare opportunity to acquire an attractive village home with lovely Cottage gardens and versatile living space. Original period features include a wealth of exposed timbers and an inglenook fireplace with bread oven.

The accommodation comprises of a large open plan living room in the original part of the house with open studwork partition and a large inglenook with bread oven and gas fired coal effect grate. Stairs to first floor and door to the front elevation.
The kitchen has a range of built in wall and base units with worktops above, built-in double oven and 4 ring gas hob unit. Space for fridge and space/plumbing for a dishwasher. Inset sink with mixer tap. Door to conservatory with double doors to the garden/driveway.

Garden Room/Bedroom with French windows to the back garden. En suite shower room with shower cubicle, close coupled W.C.and pedestal hand basin.

On the first floor is a large landing bedroom with exposed roof timbers and steps over a tie beam to bedroom 2, which also has exposed roof timbers. Bedroom 3 is to the rear with dual aspects and built-in wardrobe. Adjacent to this is the family bathroom which has a white suite comprising of a panel enclosed bath with shower above, pedestal hand basin, bidet and close coupled W.C.. Half-tiled walls and cupboard housing Baxi gas fired central heating boiler. Large linen cupboard.

Outside the driveway to the side of the house has space for two cars and gives access to the extra-large single garage, which has power and light connected, plumbing for washing machine and pedestrian side access.

Attractive well-stocked borders across the front of the property. To the rear is a large paved patio area, summerhouse and attractive cottage garden with central lawn enclosed by high fencing with shrub borders around .

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Semi Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Garage
Additional attributes
Garden
Locality
Village
Tenure
Freehold
Total Sq Ft
1,403 (130.3 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
CAM140290
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