5 bedroom 
Detached House
For Sale

High Street, Madingley, Cambridge

Guide Price
£1,650,000
Freehold
High Street
Madingley, Cambridge
CB23 8AB
Property Type
Detached House
Bedrooms
x5
Reception Rooms
x5
Bathrooms
x3
Size
3001 sq. ft.
Property Details
Floorplans
Location
EPCs

A magnificent country home with impressive modern accommodation set in manicured grounds adjoining open woodland, in the picturesque village of Madingley.

Key Features
  • Beautiful period property backing onto university woodland
  • Five double bedrooms including principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite
  • Gated off street parking, double garage and workshop
  • Four reception rooms with plenty of space for entertaining
  • Superb grounds including deep lawned rear garden with open aspect
  • EPC - D / 56
Property Description

5 bedrooms – 4 reception rooms – open plan kitchen/dining room – 3 bathrooms – study – utility room – cloakroom – garaging & workshop – private manicured grounds including formal gardens – ample off-street parking

Avenue House is a detached property, constructed of cavity block, smooth rendered elevations beneath a reed thatched roof. The property has been subject to a refurbishment program, which included replacement timber double glazed windows, re-ridging of the roof, along with a large extension to the rear to create a fabulous timber framed sunroom. The property is set back from the High Street, beyond a tall leylandii hedge and automated gates.

Access is at the back of the house via an entrance hallway with tiled floor. There are three receptions rooms, a study and the main sitting room, having an open fireplace and oak floors. The study and dining room also have oak flooring whilst the latter has double doors leading to a dual aspect family room. There are twin-glazed doors, which connect the dining room to a newly constructed timber framed sunroom with a glazed vaulted roof and underfloor heating. Matching glazed doors also connect to the kitchen/breakfast room, which has a triple aspect and Corian worktops along with a range of cream coloured cabinetry and integrated double Miele ovens, Miele fridge/freezer, and an additional drinks fridge along with a Miele induction hob. There is a WC and a utility room, which also has an external entrance along with a boot/cloaks area.

Upstairs, accessed by a wide shallow tread staircase are five double bedrooms, the principal suite has a limed oak floor and now comprises a fabulous walk-through dressing room along with an ensuite bathroom fitted with contemporary sanitaryware comprising twin basins with cabinetry, deep bathtub, and an oversized shower cubicle. There are two further family bath and shower rooms. There is an oil-fired central heating system with external boiler and the accommodation can be seen in greater detail on the attached floor plans.

The north-west facing rear garden is enclosed by mainly timber paddock fencing and backs onto University set-aside land with woodland beyond which extends to Madingley Hall. The garden is laid to lawn and has several tall mature trees. To the right is a wide block paved driveway and a double garage, adjacent to which is a cycle/scooter lean-to, large fuel/log store and brick-built workshop. Behind is a large timber garden tool shed. Adjacent to the house is an Indian sandstone paved terrace on which has a powder coated vented gazebo with a mechanical slatted roof.

Location

Madingley is an attractive north-west Cambridgeshire village located approximately 4 miles outside of the historic University city of Cambridge, renowned for not only its academic achievements but as an important centre for the high tech and bio-tech industries with the University Research and Development Laboratories, Science Park, ARM, Microsoft, AstraZeneca and Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus.

Cambridge also offers excellent shopping facilities including a busy daily market, and The Grand Arcade and Grafton Centre shopping malls. For everyday shopping there is a Tesco Extra and Sainsburys available in Bar Hill and Eddington.

For schooling, Madingley is in catchment for Coton C of E primary school and Comberton Village College, with further independent schooling for all ages available in the city including The Perse, St Faiths, Stephen Perse Foundation and The Leys. There is also the independent Stephen Perse nursery within the village itself. Sixth form colleges can be found on Hills Road and Long Road in the city.

There is a well regarded pub and restaurant called The Three Horseshoes in the village, along with Madingley Hall, providing an onsite café and restaurant as well as garden walks. The Cambridge American Cemetery is also just on the outskirts of the village.

For the commuter, Madingley is well placed for access to the A14 to the east and M11 to the north and south which in turn leads to access down to London and Stansted Airport. Cambridge Station is approximately 7 miles away with regular services in London from 50 minutes, whilst Cambridge North Station is easily accessed from the A14 and has plenty of parking.

All distances and times are approximate.

Agent's Note

Mains Water, Electricity and Drainage all connected. Oil-fired radiator heating.
Please note that a couple of the outside photos were taken in summer 2023.

Tenure

Freehold

Services

Mains electricity, water and drainage connected. Oil-fired boiler provides heating and hot water.

Statutory Authorities

South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Council Tax Band - H

Fixtures and Fittings

Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars, all fixtures and fittings are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold interest.

Viewing

Strictly by appointment through the vendor’s sole agents, Redmayne Arnold and Harris.

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High Street, Madingley, Cambridge
Avenue House, High Street
Madingley, Cambridge
CB23 8AB
High Street, Madingley, Cambridge
Branch Details
Cambridge

7 Dukes Court
54-64 Newmarket Road
Cambridge
CB5 8DZ

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