A rarely available, two bedroom, ground floor retirement apartment, for the over 55's, occupying a peaceful location close to the village centre with a good range of amenities and being sold with the benefit of No Onward Chain.
The accommodation is accessed via a secure front door, which is opened using a fob and is situated close to the reception area. Once inside the well presented and neutrally decorated apartment, there is a wide entrance hall with two useful, deep and full-height, storage cupboards, which are ideal for coats and boots, as well as utilities such as a vacuum cleaner, ironing board etc.
The modern kitchen includes a comprehensive range of base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, a 1.5 bowl sink unit with mixer tap, oven with 4-ring hob and extractor hood above, integrated fridge/freezer, space for a washing machine and window to the side aspect. The sitting/dining room is a good size, measuring over 21ft in length, offering plenty of space for furniture and a large dining table and chairs; there are two windows and French doors, which open to the compact paved rear garden, providing good levels of natural light.
There are two well proportioned double bedrooms, both of which have windows with pleasant views to the gardens. The large master bedroom suite has two full-height built-in wardrobes, one with a single door and the other with double doors. There is an en suite shower room, which includes a white suite of WC, washhand basin and an enclosed corner shower unit. There is a separate spacious bathroom, which includes a white suite of WC, washhand basin and panelled bath.
Brackenbury Manor is a warm and friendly development, offering additional living space with a communal reception room where coffee mornings and various other events are occasionally held; French doors open onto a sizeable patio for the resident's use. There are landscaped communal gardens, predominantly laid to lawn and stocked with a variety of mature plants, shrubs and trees. The development benefits from secure onsite parking.
Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most sought-after villages north of Cambridge. Its particularly convenient location just three miles from the city centre adds to its popularity and communications are first class, the A14 and M11 being within a few minutes drive. The village boasts many local facilities with good local shopping available and there is a regular bus service to Cambridge. Histon is served by Cambridgeshire County Council's Guided Busway.
Dated : 22 December 2008
Term : 999 years from and including 31 March 2007