3 School Lane was formerly a farm cottage dating back in parts to the late 18th Century with a number of later additions. In the last 40 years it has been practically rebuilt, enlarged to over double its size, yet lovingly maintained and has retained many original features. The property occupies a sleepy position along the quiet no through road with views over St Peters Church in the centre of the village and just 3 miles from Cambridge. An oak panelled front door leads to the generous dual aspect living/dining room with original pammet floor and fireplace with inset Esse stove. This room further boasts storage cupboard with original pine door and exposed timber beams. The kitchen/breakfast room has been skilfully handcrafted fitted with bespoke cabinetry, sold oak work surfaces with inset double Butler sink, four ring induction hob, oven, extractor and integrated dishwasher. Just off the kitchen is a laundry room with glazed monopitch roof with plumbing and space for washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge/freezer and a pammet floor. There is a spacious rear lobby, again with pammet floor, stairs to the first floor and door to garden with a shower room off. The sitting room has a lovely light and airy feel with a triple aspect and Firemaster fireplace and a solid oak floor. This combined with the dado rail and picture rail give the room an elegant Victorian feel. Upstairs there are four good sized bedrooms, all with their own unique features including fireplaces and exposed timbers, and a family bathroom with a traditional cast iron roll top, claw foot bath. Outside, in front, a delightful cottage garden with pammet and cobbled pathways. In addition a gravelled driveway to the side provides off road parking. Beyond is an open fronted bike store and timber shed and this leads to a generous York stone terrace ideal for al fresco dining. The rear garden measures 120ft in length and is a beauty to behold, laid to lawn with well stocked borders and beds, a selection of specimen and fruit bearing trees, wildlife pond with blooming water lilys and a further raised decked patio seating area. Towards the end of the garden there is a bespoke timber studio, hand crafted by the current vendor and makes an ideal place to work from home with power and light connected. Beyond the studio is a vegetable and herb garden, timber shed and wood store. All enjoys excellent levels of privacy and seclusion.
Barton is a lovely village enjoying a peaceful country setting surrounded by miles of rolling countryside, yet just 3 miles south west of Cambridge. All usual facilities are readily available in this popular village, including two pubs, over a dozen independent shops at Burwash Manor, local post office and store, an excellent local primary school and the notable Comberton Village College is within cycling distance. The village is handy for access to the M11 - Junction 12 and nearby Cambridge mainline station provides fast transport to London Kings Cross and Liverpool Street. Stansted Airport is a short drive away.