Rarely available in such a private location, this modern family home offers a number of bespoke features and has the potential to further improve, extend or even redevelop. There is lapsed planning permission 15/0630/ful to extend the house to six bedrooms which could be revived subject to Cambridge City Council approval.
To the left of the entrance hall there is a large living room with triple aspect views over the gardens, enhanced by glazed doors leading to the terrace. Benefits from a gas fire with “Bathstone” surround Ancaster stone hearth. Off the hall is a large kitchen/dining room with travertine flooring and access to the terrace which is ideal for modern day family living and entertaining. All appliances present are included.
There is also a good size utility room, WC and study on the ground floor and a covered walk way leads to the front and rear gardens and to a large double garage which would also make an ideal home gym or games room or simply additional storage.
Going up the stairs to the first floor is a large attractive oriel window providing views over the front garden and light into the stairwell. You have a master bedroom with en suite shower room as well as three further double bedrooms and a family bathroom . All the bedrooms including the fifth single bedroom benefits from built-in storage.
Outside, the property is set well back from Madingley Road down a long gravelled driveway. The house sits well in its plot with a front garden predominantly laid to lawn which is enhanced with a variety of well stocked shrub borders incorporating a variety perennials. A block paved driveway with parking for many cars leads to the front door.
To the rear of the property there is a large landscaped south facing terrace interspersed with herbal beds and includes an attractive circular terrace with stainless steel water feature. To the west of the house is a well proportioned swimming pool with plant room and outside shower area.
Positioned at the end of a long drive behind a frontage property on Madingley Road on the western side of the City.
Excellent schooling in both the state and private sectors are available close by including St John’s and King’s College prep schools and Newnham Croft Primary School. Everyday shopping facilities are also available at Newnham including a butchers and small supermarket with further shopping on Histon Road. There is also a new Sainsbury's Superstore a little over a mile away on Eddington Avenue. Comprehensive shopping, cultural and recreational facilities are available within Cambridge city.
For the commuter, you are conveniently located approximately 3 miles from both Cambridge & Cambridge North railway stations with fast and regular train services to London’s Kings Cross and Liverpool Street stations whilst the M11 (Junction 13) heading towards London is situated close at hand just beyond Cambridge’s Park & Ride West.