A large and imposing, detached, unique family home with 4 double bedrooms, providing extensive accommodation, built in 1989 and with additional commercial retail premises offering the possibility to convert to a residential dwelling, or annexe (subject to the necessary consents); situated in a prominent High Street location with large windows, allowing a high degree of natural light into the house.
The ground floor accommodation consists of an impressive entrance hall, which is double storey in height, with feature glazed panelling allowing for plentiful natural light, exposed brickwork, a bespoke hand-crafted stairway, beautifully made by a local Master Craftsman, finished in Mahogany and Pine, plentiful storage for coats and footwear and with tiled flooring. The living room/dining room is vast, open-plan in design, forming an L-shape with ample space for a large sofa and chairs and plenty of space for a dining room table and chairs; patio doors from the dining area open to the rear garden and further patio doors lead to the conservatory from the living area. The kitchen flows through the open-plan design with a range of base and eye-level units, a double oven with extractor above, 4-ring gas hob, stainless steel sink unit; there is an island for informal dining and a window to both rear and side aspects. The conservatory is a peaceful place to relax and enjoy the private views of the rear garden. The utility room has space and plumbing for various appliances, space for a fridge/freezer, further storage, tiled flooring and a part glazed door to the side passageway. There is a useful study and completing the ground floor accommodation is a cloakroom with WC and washhand basin.
The first floor accommodation has all 4 bedrooms being accessed from a central landing, which holds a commanding and imposing view down to the reception area. All bedrooms are doubles and have built-in storage. The master bedroom has the benefit of an en suite with a shower cubicle, WC and heated towel rail. The family bathroom is a great size, featuring a corner Whirlpool bath, WC, washhand basin, all complemented by floor-to-ceiling tiling.
The commercial premises are completely separate from the main dwelling with versatile usage (subject to the necessary consents) currently used as picture framing business, providing an income stream for the present owner; situated on a prominent High Street location with large picture frame window and open-plan layout, which is double height with exposed timbers, making this space extremely light bright and airy, including a kitchen, office space and cloakroom with WC and washhand basin.
Outside, the property is set back from the road behind wrought-iron gates, there is a double garage with power and light connected, ample off-road parking on the block paved driveway. A side passageway leads to the rear garden, which is very private, large in size and a peaceful place to enjoy. The garden boasts mature trees, alongside an abundance of fruit trees, shrub borders, patio area and vegetable plot; there is a handy storage shed, again with power and light connected.
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.