A bright and beautifully presented, two bedroom, semi-detached house having been extended and updated to a high standard with a generous size rear garden and off-road parking, situated in the heart of the village, within a short walk of the village amenities.
The property has recently been extended and offers scope to extend further (subject to the relevant consents). Both house and garden have been very well maintained and there are exposed timber floorboards to the entrance hall and reception rooms. The entrance hall has stairs to the first floor and a window to the side aspect. The kitchen was updated in 2017 to a high standard and includes a comprehensive range of base and eye-level, soft close, storage cupboards and drawers, Metro tiled splashbacks with contrasting floor tiles, solid wood work surfaces, a ceramic Butler sink with mixer tap, eye-level AEG double oven, 4-ring hob with extractor hood above, space for appliances and a window with views to the rear garden. Off the entrance hall, located at the front of the property, is a generous size dining room, which has a box bay window, allowing in good levels of natural light, along with space for a large dining table and chairs. The sitting room is a good size, measuring 11'7" x 10'7", with solid wood flooring and offering plenty of room for furniture, double doors open to the conservatory, which was added in 2012 and has underfloor heating, allowing for year round use and French doors open onto the delightful rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom, which includes a WC, washhand basin and frosted window to the side aspect.
The first floor accommodation comprises of a landing with window to the side aspect and two well proportioned bedrooms; both of which are doubles. The master bedroom has a built-in storage cupboard and window to the front aspect. Bedroom 2 has a window with impressive views of the rear garden. The bathroom was updated in 2017 to include a modern white suite of WC, washhand basin, bath with shower unit above and curved glass shower screen, heated towel rail, attractive tiles and a frosted window to the rear aspect.
Outside the property is situated at the end closest to the centre of the village, set back from the road with a paved driveway offering parking for two vehicles. Of note is the impressive east-facing rear garden, which enjoys high levels of privacy, predominantly laid to lawn with a patio area, which is ideal for alfresco dining and surrounded by well stocked, neat, shrub borders with a wide variety of established plants. There is a greenhouse and three sheds, offering excellent storage for garden tools and equipment, or bicycles and toys.
Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most sought after villages north of Cambridge. Its particularly convenient location, just 3 miles from the city centre, adds to its popularity and communications are first class, the A14 and M11 being within a few minute's 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 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 and providing an interchange with Park & 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 minute's drive.