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A bright, immaculately presented home with three double bedrooms, neat landscaped west-facing garden, private parking and a garage, situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, away from passing traffic and boasting pleasant views of the village green space and an easy 4 minute walk to the guided bus stop.
The property occupies an enviable corner plot and both the house and garden have been very well maintained and updated to include neutral re-decoration, hardwood flooring and a patio.
The ground floor accommodation comprises of a wide entrance hall with dog-leg staircase to the first floor and a useful deep storage cupboard under the stairs. The kitchen/breakfast room includes a comprehensive range of base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, tiled flooring with contrasting tiled splashbacks, base-level Electrolux oven with 4-ring gas hob and extractor hood above, a cupboard housing the boiler, integrated appliances such as fridge/freezer and dishwasher, window to the front aspect and a generous size breakfast/dining area. The impressive sitting room measures just under 15ft, providing plenty of room for furniture and boasting a feature fireplace with Adam style surround and raised marble hearth, a box bay window plus an additional window, provides good levels of natural light. A wide archway opens to the dining room, which has French doors to the delightful rear garden, there is space for a large dining table and chairs and there is scope to knock-through to the sitting room, or kitchen, to create an open-plan living arrangement if required (subject to the relevant consents). Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom, which includes a white suite of WC, washhand basin and a frosted window to the front aspect.
The first floor accommodation comprises a landing and three well proportioned bedrooms; all of which are doubles. The master bedroom benefits from full-height built-in wardrobes, with extensive hanging space for clothes and shelving inside. There is an en suite shower room, which includes a modern white suite of washhand basin, WC, enclosed shower cubicle and there is a frosted window to the rear aspect. Both bedrooms 1 and 2 have windows with views of the rear garden. Bedroom 3 is a double bedroom with a built-in wardrobe and window to the front aspect, providing views of the village green space. The large family bathroom includes a modern white suite of WC, washhand basin, panelled bath with shower unit above, feature mosaic tiling, frosted window to the front aspect and airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Outside, there is a paved path to the front door and off-road parking for two vehicles, plus a detached garage with up-and-over door. The front garden is low maintenance with a corner flower-bed filled with established shrubs. To the rear, the enclosed west-facing garden is of particular note, having been professionally landscaped in recent years to include a patio with space for a Summerhouse at the foot of the garden and a separate area, ideal for dining alfresco, predominantly laid to lawn and surrounded by neat well-stocked shrub borders providing year round colour. To the front of the property is a communal green space, ideal for those with young families.
Oakington is a much admired village just 5 miles North of Cambridge on the fringe of open countryside and with excellent local facilities available. There is a bus service to Cambridge and nearby Histon provides additional shopping and highly sought after educational facilities at Impington Village College. Communications are outstanding with the A14 being within a mile places the rest of the country easily reachable by motorway network. In addition is the Guided Busway (running from Huntingdon Railway Station to Trumpington Park & Ride), providing a direct link to Cambridge City Centre, Cambridge Railway Station and Addenbrookes Hospital. The village is ideally placed for access to the Science Park of Cambridge and of course the University. All in all therefore the village has much to commend it and Girton, Bar Hill and Longstanton golf clubs are within a few minute's drive. Cambridge North Railway Station is due to open 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.