5 bedroom 
Detached House
For Sale

High Street, Willingham

Guide Price
High Street
Willingham, Cambridge
CB24 5ES
Property Type
Detached House
Reception Rooms
Property Details

A handsome and substantial double fronted Victorian house set in delightful walled grounds with outbuildings and parking, occupying a prominent position on the High Street

Key Features
  • Substantial period house with delightful walled grounds
  • Flexible accommodation approaching 3000 sq ft
  • Elegant rooms with fine period features
  • Handmade bespoke framed kitchen
  • Formal gardens and seating areas
  • No onward chain
Property Description

5 Bedrooms – 3 bathrooms – sitting room – dining room – family room – breakfast room – kitchen – utility room – pantry – study – games room – cloakroom – cellar – garage – workshop – attractive walled gardens – gated driveway and parking area

Herewake is a handsome and imposing detached Victorian house. It is an important historical house in the village, instantly recognisable and commands a prominent position on the High Street in this well served North Cambridgeshire village. This impressive property has been significantly improved and reconfigured in recent years by the current owners and now provides superbly appointed, well planned family accommodation with lots of flexibility, successfully blending contemporary functional living with the utmost characterful charm of a fine period house typical of its era. The attractive and immediately inviting reception hall has an elegant staircase leading to the first floor accommodation and beautiful original flagstone floor which continues through the inner hallway which leads to the cloakroom and cellar entrance. There are three well proportioned principal reception rooms which are almost identical in size and offer lovely features including tall ceilings, open fireplaces, large sash windows, dual aspects and elegant alcoves with bespoke cabinetry and shelving. The semi open plan breakfast room has double doors opening to the family room, glazed double doors leading to the extensive terrace area and access to the useful and spacious utility room. The bespoke framed kitchen cabinetry and drawers are handmade and hand-painted with attractive granite working surfaces, a bespoke island with a decorative solid wood worktop, Mercury range oven and large built-in pantry. A rear lobby provides access to the terrace area and rear garden, study/cinema room and a generous games room. The bright and airy first floor landing leads to the impressive family bathroom with separate walk-in shower cubicle and all five bedrooms. The master bedroom has a dressing area and en suite shower room and bedroom 2 also has an en suite shower room. Outside, to the side of the property is an extensive gravelled driveway leading to garage, large parking area and covered storage. The large rear garden is mainly laid to lawn, is walled and landscaped with established borders. The rear and side of the property is paved offering attractive seating areas and overall the garden offers an excellent degree of privacy.


Willingham is a large village situated around 9 miles North West of Cambridge. It is well served with a range of local amenities including a post office, convenience stores, bakers, butchers and public houses. There is a nursery and primary school, with secondary education facilities at nearby Cottenham Village College. The village is also within easy reach of Bar Hill which has a Tesco Superstore, dry cleaners and coffee shops. The village is well connected with a guided bus station on the edge of the village, linking through to Cambridge North Railway Station and the City of Cambridge. The A14 is within a few miles and links to the M11, making access to Stansted Airport and London to the south or A1 to the North readily available.




All mains services connected

Statutory Authorities

South Cambridgeshire District Council

Fixtures and Fittings

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

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High Street, Willingham
17 High Street
Willingham, Cambridge
CB24 5ES
High Street, Willingham
Branch Details

7 Dukes Court
54-64 Newmarket Road

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