An imposing four bedroom detached house, renovated, extended and finished to an impeccable standard, while keeping much of its period charm, offering bright, versatile living space with neat gardens and off road parking. Ideally located in the heart of the village. Sold with the benefit of no onward chain.
Wesley Villa gained its name from John Wesley, who was the founder of the Methodist church and the property dates back to 1866. The property is beautifully presented throughout and the ground floor accommodation comprises a grand entrance hall with dog leg stairs and ornate Victorian cast iron stair balustrades. Two reception rooms are off the entrance hall, all of which with exposed timber flooring.
The impressive triple aspect kitchen/breakfast room has engineered oak flooring with under floor heating and includes a comprehensive range of base and eye level soft close base and eye level storage cupboards and drawers, Fired Earth splashback tiles, extensive Mandarin Stone marble work surfaces, ceramic double butler sink with mixer tap, extractor hood, space for white goods including a fridge/freezer and a dishwasher. There is an attractive bay window to the side aspect, and space for a family area with a recessed free standing log burner and raised hearth, window to the rear aspect and separate French doors which open to the driveway, with duel aspect windows which in turn allow good levels of natural light to create a bright, airy room. There is space for a large dining table and chairs and off the kitchen is a useful scullery with slate flooring and includes a ceramic single butler sink with mixer tap, solid oak work surfaces, space for white goods, eye level storage cupboards, shelving and an extractor fan. There is a large cupboard off, which houses the new boiler and hot water tank.
The two reception rooms off the entrance hall are the same size, both with large windows to the front aspect. The sitting room boasts a free standing inset log burner with a beautiful marble, Adam style surround with a raised hearth. There are built in base level cupboards with shelving over on each side of the fireplace and picture rails surrounding the room. The reading room is also surrounded by picture rails and features a built in log burner with an attractive marble, Adam style surround with a raised hearth. There are full height built in bookshelves either side of the fireplace. Both rooms offer ample space for furniture and offer versatile space for those requiring an additional family room, playroom or office. The cloakroom includes a white suite of w.c, wash hand basin and a frosted window. The large cellar which has good head-height has been restored and is accessed from the entrance hall.
The first floor accommodation comprises of a gallery landing with four well proportioned bedrooms; all of which are doubles. The master bedroom has a window to the front aspect, with a decorative fireplace and built in wardrobes. Of note, is the impressive ensuite which includes a modern white suite of w.c., wash hand basin and double length shower with a waterfall head, the whole surrounded by marble floor and wall tiles.
Bedroom two has a decorative fireplace and a window to the front aspect. Bedrooms three has a window to the side as does bedroom four, each offering space for a double bed and furniture.
The family bathroom includes a modern suite of w.c., wash hand basin, bath with shower unit over, extractor fan and a window to the rear.
Outside, the garden is laid predominately to lawn and is surrounded by neat, well stocked shrub boarders. The path to the front door has been restored and the wall by the driveway has been restored. At the rear of the property is a private gravel driveway, providing parking for several vehicles.
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.
The property is not Grade II listed, but is registered as a property of historic interest.