A picture-perfect, Grade II Listed, semi-detached thatched cottage boasting a wealth of period features and charm.
Plum Tree Cottage measures approximately 580 sq ft and comprises a kitchen/breakfast room with a range of Shaker style base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, tiled splashbacks, solid wood work surfaces, ceramic Butler sink with mixer tap, electric oven with four-ring hob and extractor hood above, there is space for a breakfast table and chairs with a window and stable door to the rear aspect. Off the kitchen is a useful utility cupboard, currently housing the washing machine. The living room boasts plenty of character with stairs to the first floor, exposed timber beams and a cast iron log burner with attractive brick Inglenook surround. Bedroom two is on the ground floor, offering potential for use as a dining room. The spacious bathroom has a white suite comprising of a WC, washhand basin, bath and a separate shower.
The first floor comprises the master bedroom, which is a large double with built-in storage.
Outside, the property is set back from the road behind neat hedging with established front and rear gardens, which are well stocked with a wide variety of shrubs.
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 including excellent schooling for all ages from pre-school to sixth form. Good local shopping is available in the village and there is a regular bus service to Cambridge. Histon is served by Cambridgeshire County Council's Guided Busway with an estimated journey time to the Science Park of approximately 3 minutes. Cambridge North Railway Station opened in May 2017, located in Chesterton, close to Cambridge Science Park, connecting to the Guided Busway, provides an interchange with Park and Ride and local bus services. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders also benefit from a bridleway running all the way from Cambridge Science Park to St. Ives along the route of the Guided Busway. Girton Golf Club is also within a few minutes drive.