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TENURE: Freehold

An imposing three bedroom semi detached town house, boasting a wealth of character with a private, low maintenance south east facing garden. Situated in the heart of the village, within easy access of the local amenities. Sold with the benefit of no onward chain.

This impressive three-storey, three-bedroom townhouse was formerly part of the Alexandra Temperance Hotel & Coffee Shop. The Victorian temperance movement offered the working classes a place of relaxation, free of alcohol; particularly pertinent given the plethora of public houses at that time.

After opening in 1881, the house also allegedly survived two fires - one in 1897, and once again in 1914. Blackened brickwork can still be seen on the third floor chimney breast.

The bright and well proportioned ground floor accommodation is accessed by a side door which opens to the kitchen. The dual aspect kitchen includes a comprehensive range of base and eye level storage cupboards and drawers, ceramic butler sink with mixer tap, wooden work surfaces, metro tiled splash backs, eye level boiler, built in wine storage, base level oven with a four ring hob and extractor hood over, space for white goods and there are windows to the side and rear aspects to create a bright and airy space, which continues to the dining room. The dining room has stairs to the first floor and there is plenty of space for a dining table chairs. There is a an attractive exposed brick chimney with a redundant fireplace, with which could be restored if required (subject to the relevant constraints). At the front of the property is a sitting room which has a window to the front aspect and a offers space for furniture.

The first floor accommodation comprises a landing with the bathroom and bedroom 2 off. The bathroom includes a modern white suite of W.C., wash hand basin, bath and a separate enclosed shower. Bedroom 2 is a good sized double with a window to the front aspect and is similar in size to the master bedroom. The second floor accommodation comprises a small landing with the master and bedroom 3 off. The master bedroom is situated at the front of the property with a window to the front aspect. Bedroom 3 is comfortable in size with a window offering a pleasant view to the rear garden and beyond.

Outside, the south east facing garden enjoys good levels of privacy and is paved, for ease of maintenance, with neat shrub boarders to each side. At the foot of the garden is a storage shed.

Cottenham is a large and thriving village located approximately seven miles north of Cambridge with many excellent facilities including a wide variety of local shops. The village benefits from a Co-operative store and Pharmacy, two GP Surgeries, a Dental Surgery, Library, Primary School with Secondary School Education at Cottenham Village College, Church, Cottenham Community Centre, many Public Houses and Restaurants, as well as a Point-to-Point Racecourse. Cambridge is easily accessible with the A14 providing access to the M11 and A1 commuter roads.

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Tucker Gardner Histon

  • 21-23 High Street
  • Histon
  • Cambridgeshire
  • CB24 9JD
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