A bright and beautifully presented 4 bedroom family home, extended and finished to a high standard with neat south-facing garden and views of open countryside.
The ground floor accommodation has solid wood flooring and comprises of an entrance hall with stairs to first floor. The large kitchen/breakfast room includes a comprehensive range of base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, tiled flooring and splashbacks, a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, an eye-level double oven and 4-ring gas hob were added in 2019 with an extractor hood above, useful pantry cupboard, extensive granite work surfaces with space for an American style fridge/freezer and table and chairs, window with views to the front aspect. Of note is the impressive sitting/dining room, which boasts a free-standing log burner with timber hearth and plenty of room for furniture; the property has been extended to provide this versatile living space, which is currently used as the dining area, offering room for a table and chairs, Velux windows and French doors open to the rear garden, in turn, these allow in good levels of natural light. The bathroom has been updated to include a modern white suite of WC, washhand basin, large bath with shower unit above, heated towel rail, spotlights and extractor fan, a frosted window and Metro tiling surround. There is a useful lobby area with a full-height storage cupboard and door to the rear garden.
The first floor accommodation comprises a landing with airing cupboard and 4 well proportioned bedrooms; 2 doubles and 2 singles. The master bedroom benefits from ample built-in wardrobes; this and bedrooms 2 and 4 have windows with pleasant views of the rear garden. Bedroom 3 is currently used as a study with views to the front aspect. The shower room was recently updated to include a WC, washhand basin, enclosed corner shower cubicle, extractor fan and frosted window, surrounded by Metro tiles. There are two loft hatches, accessed from the landing, both of which have built-in ladders; the main loft itself has a high pitch with Velux window, power and light connected, it may be possible to extend into the roof space subject to the relevant consents.
Outside, the property is set well back from the road with a private driveway, suitable for up to two vehicles and separate pathway to the front door with neat hedging and mature flower-bed. To the rear, the enclosed south-facing garden has a generous patio area and lawn, surrounded by established borders and enclosed by fencing. At the foot of the garden is a detached brick-built outbuilding with power and light connected.
Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most sought-after villages north of Cambridge. Its particularly convenient location just 3 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 3 minutes. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders will also 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.