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An imposing, double fronted, Victorian property boasting a wealth of character and charm with a beautiful south-facing garden, off-road parking and garage, located within the heart of the village and being sold with the benefit of No Onward Chain.
Elmstone House dates back to 1900 and offers spacious and versatile accommodation with generous size living space, offering potential for further improvement and extension (subject to the necessary consents).
The ground floor accommodation comprises a long entrance hall with stairs to first floor and original decorative plaster mouldings. The cottage-style kitchen/breakfast room includes a comprehensive range of base and eye-level storage units, tiled flooring and recently re-tiled splashbacks, Bosch eye-level double oven and 4-ring gas hob with extractor hood above, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, serving hatch to the dining room and a window and door opening to the rear garden. Off the kitchen is a utility room, which includes a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, space for a washing machine, tumble dryer, dishwasher and an American style fridge/freezer. Of note is the impressive, dual aspect, living room approximately 25ft in length and boasting an original fireplace with ornate Adam style surround and marble hearth with plenty of room for furniture plus a window to the front aspect and two sets of French doors opening to the rear garden, allowing high levels of natural light into the room. The dining room has a window to the front aspect, bespoke built-in storage, shelving and cupboards and recessed open fire, a comfortable room with space for a large dining table and chairs. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom, which includes a frosted window and white suite of WC, washhand basin with vanity unit below and a heated towel rail.
The first floor accommodation comprises a wide landing with a window to the rear aspect. The bathroom has been refitted to a very high standard to include underfloor heating, a shaver point and white suite of WC, washhand basin, separate enclosed shower cubicle, bath with tiled side panel and heated towel rail. There are four bedrooms, the master bedroom boasts extensive bespoke mirror fronted wardrobes spanning the length of the room, two windows have views to the front aspect and there is an en suite bathroom including a WC, washhand basin, bidet and bath with shower unit above. Bedroom 2 is larger than average with a window to the front aspect leading to a generous size dressing room/bedroom 4 with room for a single bed, or storage cupboards. Bedroom 3 benefits from a built-in storage cupboard which houses the hot water tank and there is a window to the rear aspect with pleasant views of the rear garden.
Outside, there is a paved driveway located at the side of the property and a gate opening to the walled south-facing rear garden, which has an outside tap, predominantly laid to lawn with a patio area, also surrounding the side of the property and ideal for alfresco dining. There are well stocked mature shrub borders with a timber pergola decorated with prolific Wisteria, the whole enclosed by a brick wall and enjoying high levels of privacy from neighbouring properties. The garage/workshop with power and light connected has an electric up-and-over door and a personal door to the garden; this offers potential for conversion to a studio space (subject to the relevant consents).
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.
Agent's Note: There is a pedestrian right of way across the driveway for a neighbouring property.