Huntingdon CAMBRIDGESHIRE

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  • Five Bedroom Detached Former Farmhouse
  • Attached Annexe
  • Set in Approx. 3 Acres of Gardens and Grazing Land
  • Ideal for Equestrian Enthusiasts with Stables, Tack Room and Hay Barn
  • Outriding
  • Peaceful Rural Location

The property has been utilised as a family home and previously used for keeping competition ponies.

The house is a wonderful safe environment for children and perfect for equestrian pursuits and for anyone considering a smallholding or working from  home. With large reception rooms, it gives ample opportunities to entertain on an impressive scale and enhanced further by the decking and paved walkways all around the house making it convenient to access the great outdoor space and formal gardens.

The house is over one hundred years old and has been sympathetically refurbished and restored by the current owners in recent years whilst retaining many original / reclaimed features including coving, flag stone flooring, etc.

This is a unique property which offers a special lifestyle and amazing quality of life. Set in a peaceful and tranquil location amid glorious Cambridgeshire countryside yet located approx. one mile from the A1 and with the convenience of being just one mile from the village which offers a wide range of facilities / amenities including fire station, gym, pub and shop.

 

Price Guide £950,000 Ref: AR6636

THE RESIDENCE

A spacious family home with oil fired central heating and double glazing. From every room there are fabulous panoramic views over farmland and paddocks that surround the property. There is the following accommodation with approx. room sizes; please refer to the floor plan for room layout.

Ground Floor

Covered Porch with twin lantern lights and half glazed pine door leading to:

Entrance Hall impressive first impression with quarry tile flooring, stairs to first floor, coving to ceiling, doors to:

Sitting Room 19’10 x 15’1 (about 6m x 4.6m) dual aspect one window being a bay window to front,  fabulous open fireplace with marble hearth and silver surround, exposed pine floorboards, coving to ceiling

Lounge 20’ (max) into bay x 14’11 (about 6.1m x 4.5m) bay window to front, side window, feature cast iron fireplace with marble hearth and wooden surround, exposed pine floorboards

Dining Room (currently utilised as an office) 14’11 x 7’11 (about 4.5m x 2.4m)

Reception / Family Room 14’11 x 7’11 (about 4.5m x 2.4m) door to annexe

Open Plan Kitchen Area 16’7 x 15’ (about 5m x 4.6m) two windows to side,  fitted range of pine wall and base units, granite worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks, central island with granite worksurface, base cupboards and storage baskets below, quarry tiled flooring, butler sink unit with mixer tap, Kenwood freestanding range style cooker with LPG hob, electric oven and grill and extractor over, feature original bread oven, opening to:

Breakfast Room 10’10 x 8’10 (about 3.3m x 2.7m) feature original water pump, quarry tiled floor, spotlights, base unit with granite worktop, door to:

Rear Entrance Porch / Conservatory 10’11 x 5’9 (about 3.3m x 1.8m) doors to garden and door to main hall

 

First Floor

The bedrooms are all light and spacious and very distinctive in their own way

Bedroom One 16’8 x 15’7 (about 5m x 4.7m) windows to side and rear with views over fields, large walk-in wardrobe, feature fireplace, coving to ceiling, two radiators

               En Suite 9’10 x 5’6 (about 3m x 1.7m) with shower, wash hand basin, WC, tiled flooring, tiled splashbacks, spotlights and radiator

Bedroom Two 15’5 x 15’3 (about 4.6m x 4.6m) windows to side and front, coving to ceiling, fireplace, fitted wardrobe

Bedroom Three 15’5 x 10’5 (about 4.6m x 3.1m) windows to front and side, coving to ceiling, radiator

Bedroom Four 15’8 x 8’6 (about 4.7m x 2.6m) window to side, coving to ceiling, radiator

Bedroom Five 11’10 x 7’9 (about 3.6m x 2.4m) window to side, radiator, coving to ceiling, feature fireplace

Semi Galleried Landing with radiator, coving to ceiling

Family Bathroom 12’5 x 6’4 (about 3.7m x 1.9m) window to rear, bath with telephone style taps, wash hand basin, WC, traditional radiator and towel rail, vinyl floor covering, part tiled walls, spotlights

 

ADJOINING ANNEXE

Accessed via rear patio or from family room, comprising:

Entrance Porch with tiled flooring and utility recess with space and plumbing for washing machine, space for  tumble dryer

Wet Room with shower, WC, butler sink,  tiled flooring butler sink

Living Area 13’3 x 9’9 (about 4m x 3m) two windows to side, tiled flooring, cupboard housing oil fired boiler, recess ceiling lighting, internal door to family room in main residence.

Price Guide £950,000Ref: AR6636

OUTSIDE, OUTBUILDINGS & LAND

The property is accessed via twin pillars and double electric gates opening onto a long tarmacadam driveway which leads to an extensive parking area with turning space.

To one side of the driveway there is a small paddock incorporating an orchard with an abundance of mature apple and pear trees and a Small Timber Hobby Shed . To the rear of the property there is a south facing formal garden laid mainly to lawn offering complete privacy. To the side there is a paved path and patio area and further garden at the front enclosed mainly by mature hedging. To the side there is a large multi level decked area ideal for entertaining / outside eating.

The equestrian facilities include six Post and Railed Paddocks

Stable Block on a concrete base, internal and external lighting and extensive hard standing comprising:

Three Stables approx. 12’8 x 11’5 (about 3.8m x 3.4m)

Four Stables approx. 11’3 x 10’ (about 3.4m x 3m)

Corner Mare and Foaling Box c. 16’8 x 11’9 (about 5m x 3.6m) currently divided into two.

Additional Hay Barn c. 12’3 x 12’1 (about 3.7m x 3.6m)

Tack Room c. 11’6 x 6’2 (about 3.5m x 1.8m)

There are two additional / separate accesses to the grazing land from Glatton Road.

IN ALL APPROX. 3 ACRES  (About 1.2 Hectares)

Price Guide £950,000Ref: AR6636