Red Lion House, a former public house from the early 19th century to the early 1960s, occupies a wonderful position located right at the heart of this pretty South Cambridgeshire village. The current owners have transformed the house with a programme of sympathetic expansion and full refurbishment, taking great care to retain much of the building's original history and heritage. The house is nestled within beautiful, mature gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.2 acres and boasts a stand-alone fully refurbished, two-storey annex, ideal for dependent relatives, rental income or indeed a place from which to work.
The accommodation comprises a generous, welcoming reception hall with stairs to the first floor accommodation and solid wood flooring, a refitted kitchen / breakfast room fitted with attractive cabinetry, complemented by quartz work surfaces with a five-ring, gas range-style cooker, integral dishwasher and space for an American style fridge-freezer,. Just off is a boot room incorporating a small study area and a utility room with a w.c. There are two generous reception rooms, both with feature fireplaces.
Upstairs, off the galleried landing are four double bedrooms, including a master and guest bedroom with refitted ensuite facilities and a luxury refitted bathroom with vaulted ceiling, contemporary freestanding bath tub and a walk-in shower.
Outside, the property is screened from the road by hedging fronting onto a pleasant green area. Two block paved driveways provide ample parking and gated access leads to the self-contained annex, which comprises an entrance hall with storage cupboards, a dual aspect sitting room, a well-equipped kitchen / dining room, utility room / w.c. and upstairs there's a large double bedroom with ensuite shower room and the annex has its own enclosed, private side and rear garden.
The rear garden boasts shaped and manicured lawns with well-stocked, tended flower and shrub borders and beds, and a large paved, patio terrace is flanked by neat box hedging. There is a selection of trees and bushes plus and additional secluded patio area with fitted tables and seating, ideal for summer evening entertaining. All enjoys excellent levels of privacy and seclusion.
Harlton is a conveniently located and popular village well placed for access to Cambridge and Royston. It has a public house and a parish church. Local shopping is available at Haslingfield and Comberton. Primary schooling at Haslingfield with secondary schooling at Comberton Village College. The property is located close to the centre of the village. For the commuter, of particular note is the mainline train station at Royston, which provides direct access to London in 38 minutes.
All mains services connected.
South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Council Tax Band - F
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.