A Grade II* Listed manor house of Historical interest dating from the 15th Century with detached barn sitting in landscaped gardens, in an enviable position beside the church and part of a conservation area in this well served village to the north
Reception hall Drawing room Dining room Music room Study Morning room Kitchen/ breakfast room Larder Shower room Master bedroom Four further bedrooms Family bathroom, en-suite bathroom shared between two bedrooms Double garage Wood store Garden Shed Annexe with sitting/dining room Kitchen Cloakroom Bathroom Two first floor offices Studio Gardens Gardener’s W.C.
A residence in the same family for the past 25 years, the Manor House provides excellent access to Cambridge and Huntingdon train station. Dating from the early 15th and 17th century, The Manor House is an imposing period red brick residence with Dutch gables offering over 4,000 square feet of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. There is a wealth of retained character features including sash windows with shutters, open fireplaces and many exposed wall and ceiling beams. The ground floor accommodation flows from a spacious welcoming reception hall with original Jacobean staircase and comprises a generous drawing room with open fireplace, a large imposing dining room with Inglenook open fireplace and French doors to the gardens. The well-proportioned wood-paneled study is accessed from the drawing room and the hall. It has parquet flooring and a cast iron open fireplace. There is a spacious music room with Inglenook fireplace and wood-burning stove. The ground floor accommodation is completed by an extensive kitchen/breakfast room with a separate large walk-in larder/utility room which was formerly a dairy. Off the kitchen is a generous dual aspect morning room with French doors to the gardens. The kitchen provides a range of hand-built timber units with granite worktops, a breakfast table, integrated appliances, Belfast sink and four-oven Aga. There is an eye-level double oven, De Deitrich ceramic hob, Kuppersbusch double door fridge with two freezers below and two further freezers. The first-floor accommodation includes a large master bedroom which overlooks the garden and has fitted wardrobes. There are four further spacious bedrooms and a large family bathroom, accessible from the main staircase, with corner bath. Two of the bedrooms have direct access to an en-suite bathroom, and one bedroom has a dedicated staircase to the kitchen.
The property is accessed via twin brick pillars with double iron gates, a sweeping graveled driveway and courtyard behind the barn offering private parking for multiple vehicles. The drive provides access to the detached double garage with wood store and to the self-contained annexe. The ground floor of the annexe comprises a sitting/dining room, kitchen, cloakroom, and double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. On the first floor is a magnificent vaulted ceiling to a studio and two offices (currently on a short term let to a local architect). The formal landscaped gardens surround the property and have four lawned areas with a wealth of mature shrubs and trees, a garden pond, well-stocked flowerbeds, feature parterre topiary, numerous seating areas and a large paved terrace offering an ideal space for entertaining and al fresco dining. The well-stocked orchard contains a variety of fruit trees including cherries, plums, pears and a variety of apple trees. There is a Ha-Ha at the end of the garden overlooking paddocks and enjoying far-reaching views over the village church and neighboring countryside.
Approximate Square Meters :
Lot Acres: 2.5