TENURE: To be advised
A bright, three bedroom, semi-detached house with a mature east-facing garden, located in the heart of the village and within easy reach of village amenities. The property requires general modernisation, offering scope for extension to the rear (subject to the necessary consents) and being sold with the benefit of No Onward Chain.
The ground floor accommodation consists of an entrance hall with plenty of space for coats/shoe storage with stairs leading to the first floor. The bright sitting room/dining room boasts a box-bay window, allowing in good levels of natural light, of particular note is the length of the room, which measures over 22ft with a gas fireplace and large window facing into the conservatory. The kitchen includes a range of base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and an impressive deep pantry, which has shelving and provides additional, useful, storage; there is a free-standing oven with 4-ring hob and a fridge/freezer, three windows provide views to the side aspect, a sliding door opens to the rear lobby and there is an external door to the side. Off the lobby is a large conservatory, which has a built-in storage cupboard and windows to the rear and side aspects with sliding doors opening to the rear garden. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a shower room with enclosed cubicle, WC, washhand basin and a frosted window to the side.
The first floor accommodation comprises a landing with window and three bedrooms off. The master bedroom, which is a good size, has a large window to the front aspect and a built-in storage cupboard houses the boiler. Bedroom 2 is a good size double, which has built-in storage cupboards and a window with pleasant views to the rear aspect. Bedroom 3 is a single with a window providing views of the rear garden. The property benefits from gas fired central heating and is double glazed.
Outside, the property is set back from the road behind a wooden fence and neat hedging. The front garden is laid to lawn with off-road parking for two vehicles. To the rear, the enclosed east-facing garden is a true selling point of the property and boasts high levels of privacy, laid to lawn with a patio and paved pathway surrounding the garden, edged with mature shrubs and trees; there is a garage currently being used as a workshop.
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 three minutes. Cambridge North Railway Station opened in May 2017, located in Chesterton close to Cambridge Science Park, connects with the Guided Busway and provides an interchange with Park and Ride and local bus services. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders 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.