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An impressive, exceptionally well proportioned and extremely versatile 6 bedroom, Architect designed, family home measuring 3200 sq feet (297.4 sq metres). Set within beautiful private grounds the house has been cleverly extended to both the side and up into the loft by the current owner, offering exceptional living space, in a fabulous setting and positioned in a highly favourable village location.
Built in 1980 the property offers a wealth of space and an abundance of windows, creating a high degree of natural light. The house is currently arranged with a 2 bedroom, self-contained, annexe, further expansion to the double garage is possible, subject to the necessary consents.
The ground floor accommodation is accessed by a double porch way, the outer being a canopy for the inner porch; glazed panels to the side and a glazed doorway provides access to the wide inner entrance hall. A fantastic feature are the oversized glazed panels, which extend from the ground floor, all the way to the first floor, creating an impressive welcome to this home and allowing vast quantities of natural light to flood the property on both levels. The sitting room is generous in size with wood flooring, a floor-to-ceiling window overlooks the front aspect and patio doors lead to the rear garden. The dining room offers ample room for a large dining table and chairs, central in its position to the home, and just off the kitchen/breakfast room, this space is perfect for entertaining family and guests alike. The dining room has patio doors leading into the part brick-built conservatory, which is a great place to relax and enjoy views of the fabulous garden; there is a glazed door to the rear and finished with tiled flooring. The kitchen/breakfast room is well equipped with a pleasant outlook across the front aspect, which is lawned with mature trees, set behind large hedging and offering privacy to the occupiers; it has a range of base and eye-level units, an island for informal dining, oven, 2-ring hob and built-in fryer, warming plates, a double sink unit, integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher, tiled flooring, windows to the front aspect and patio doors to the side. The current configuration offers a 2 bedroom annexe to the ground floor, accessed from the hallway and outside making this amazingly versatile, either for dependant relatives, teenage children, or to rent out either to long term tenants or Air BNB. The annexe boasts a double bedroom with window to rear aspect, a shower room with shower cubicle, WC, washhand basin, modern tiling and window to side aspect; there is a kitchenette with 2-ring hob with extractor above, base and eye-level units, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap; stairs lead to the second bedroom at mezzanine level, cleverly designed to maximise space and adding real potential for any new owner. Private access to the annexe comes from a glazed door outside of the house. The utility room is impressive in size, plumbing is in place for several appliances, there are a good amount of storage cupboards, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, work surfaces, a further space is currently being used as a workshop and there is tiled flooring with a part glazed door to the side. The extensive ground floor accommodation is finished with a cloakroom with WC, washhand basin, floor-to-ceiling tiling and wooden flooring.
The first floor is just as impressive as the ground floor below, with 3 bedrooms, the centrepiece is the grand master bedroom with a wealth of built-in wardrobes, situated in the middle is a dressing table unit with mirror above; the dressing area leads to the huge en suite bathroom with P-shaped bath with shower above, his-and-hers washhand basins with storage beneath, a window to the rear aspect and door to separate WC with bidet, heated towel rail, finished with contemporary tiling and wooden flooring. Bedooms 2 and 3 are comfortable doubles both having windows to the front aspect; bedroom 2 is currently being used as an office. There is a family shower room with double cubicle, WC, washhand basin, finished with stylish tiling and window to the side aspect. There is a secondary staircase leading to the loft room, cleverly designed and a real gem of a room, vast in size, providing space for a comfy seating area, as well as a double bedroom, the dormer windows offer amazing views across the treetops and rooflines over Impington and Histon, there is ample storage within the eaves, benefiting from an en suite shower room with large shower cubicle, WC, washhand basin, window to rear aspect and a fire-escape window to the front aspect.
Outside, the property is set back from the road, hidden by hedging and with wrap-around gardens; ample off-road parking, a double garage with power and light connected and storage area above. The front garden has shrub borders, mature trees and the remainder laid to lawn. To the side of the house there are shrub borders, lawn, patio and pathway leading to the delightful, large and extremely private, rear garden, which is simply beautiful with further shrub borders and planting, pretty mature trees; another patio area is perfect for alfresco dining, the remainder is laid to lawn and the whole enclosed by high hedging. The final side to the house continues with shrub borders, as well as a vegetable plot, a large oversized pathway provides access to the garage and off-road parking at the front of the property, the exterior of the house matches perfectly to what is found within.
Impington is an attractive and very popular village conveniently situated approximately three miles north of Cambridge. Good shopping facilities are provided by the neighbouring village of Histon and Impington Village College provides educational facilities up to the age of eighteen. In addition the property is well placed for access to the A14 and M11. The Guided Bus way (running from Huntingdon Railway Station to Trumpington Park and Ride) provides a direct link to Cambridge City Centre, Cambridge Railway Station and Addenbrookes Hospital.