The property occupies a tranquil cul-de-sac position, just a short walk from the extremely well served village centre, and ideally positioned for commuters with the A10 and Meldreth mainline train station close by. Over the years the property has been extensively enlarged and improved and extends to about 1800 sqft. The first floor is accessed via a ‘paddle’ staircase; however this could be changed for a conventional staircase if required.
The accommodation comprises an entrance porch to a generous reception hall with a fitted storage cupboard, ceramic tiled flooring and ‘paddle’ staircase to first floor. The sitting room boasts a feature gas fire with decorative Adams style sandstone surround and hearth and opens to a dining room with views over the garden and a home office/playroom just off. The kitchen/breakfast room is very much the heart of this lovely home with French doors and windows to rear aspect and skylight, bathing this room with natural light. The kitchen area is fitted with contemporary cabinetry, ample fitted working surfaces/breakfast bar with inset one and a half sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, space for range style cooker with extractor hood over and an integrated full height fridge/freezer and washing machine with space for a dishwasher and ceramic tiled flooring. Off the inner hallway with sun tube providing natural light and a vertical radiator, are three bedrooms including master bedroom with en suite and a family bathroom.
Upstairs, off the landing with fitted storage cupboard, are two double bedrooms, one of which boasts exposed timber beams, and both with eaves storage. There is also a family bathroom with cupboard housing gas fired central heating boiler.
Outside, there is a neat lawned front garden with a driveway providing parking for 4 cars, leading to the garage with up and over door, power and light connected. Gated access to the rear garden which is laid mainly to shaped and well maintained lawns, with well stocked flower and shrub borders and beds, generous paved patio area, timber shed and backing onto a paddock.
Melbourn is an historic village with the Icknield Way running along its southern boundary, now bypassed, lying about 10 miles south of Cambridge and 3 miles north of Royston. The Parish Church of All Saints dates from the 13th century and the village is noted for its fine old cottages. Usual local facilities are readily available and the village has a wide range of local shops. Communications are excellent and Meldreth mainline station is close by which can provide a link to London Kings Cross in under one hour. Education facilities are good and there is the well known Melbourn Village College nearby.
All mains services connected
South Cambridgeshire District Council
Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars all fixtures and fittings are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold interest.
Strictly by appointment through the vendor’s sole agents, Redmayne Arnold and Harris