Annafield Estates are delighted to offer this charming thatched cottage beaming with outstanding original features, located in the scenic village of Abbotsley. The property has been lovingly restored and extended to create a contemporary kitchen/day room set in secluded landscaped grounds of approximately three quarters of an acre. There is also a beautifully presented detached annexe, complete with its own kitchenette, lounge, double bedroom and ensuite shower room. The accommodation within the house comprises of a double aspect lounge complete with an Inglenook fireplace, 17ft family room with wood burner, study, Victorian styled three piece bathroom suite and a spacious dining room opening to the modern highly appointed kitchen/day room with bi-folding doors leading to the garden. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with an ensuite shower room and a further double bedroom. On the second floor there is a loft room with a vaulted ceiling. This fairy tale home is set in beautiful all encompassing southerly landscaped gardens. There is a pretty woodland walk along one of the boundaries and a `barn styled` detached timber garage with two side store rooms with light and power connected. Secretly located within the grounds is a sunken WW2 air raid shelter and a private timber construction summer house enclosed with willow screen fencing.
An EXCEPTIONALLY UNIQUE home set in secluded grounds within the heart of this quintessential English village. Abbotsley is a thriving village with a hostelry and a village green. The nearby village of Great Gransden benefits from Barnabus Oley Church of England Primary School. The nearby town of St Neots is within five miles which offers a host of amenities including supermarkets as well as excellent commuter links by rail to London Kings Cross (40 mins). Cambridge is within a 30 min drive whilst the park and ride to the City centre is within 20 mins.
Agents Note – The property has had previous subsidence issues but the current owner has all the correctional works carried out and monitored, all relevant paperwork and guarantees are in place. Please ask us for further details.
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.
Lounge – 13’9″ (4.19m) x 16’6″ (5.03m)
Leaded light window to front and side aspects. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling. Open beam wall to dining room. Brick-built inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove, cast-iron hood, raised tiled hearth, and timber bressumer over. Polished brick floor. Two cast iron radiators. Door to:
Study – 7’4″ (2.24m) x 6’2″ (1.88m)
Leaded light window to side aspect. Open to family room. Bench seating area. Exposed beams and timbers. Stripped and varnished floorboards. Oak floor. Cast iron radiator.
Dining Room – 17’2″ (5.23m) x 8’0″ (2.44m)
High-level leaded light window to front aspect. Exposed beams to wall and ceiling. Open beam wall to lounge. Built-in storage cupboard. Tiled floor. Steps with inset light down to:
Kitchen/ Day Room – 22’11” (6.99m) x 12’5″ (3.78m)
Double glazed window to side aspect. Bi-fold doors to rear aspect. Vaulted ceiling. Exposed brick wall. Fitted in a range of base and wall mounted unitswith granite work surfaces over. Matching central island with bamboo worktop. Inset double butler sink with swan-neck mixer tap. Integral fridge freezer and dishwasher. Space for Range cooker with built-in extractor and feature lighting over. Recessed ceiling lights. Tiled floor.
Family Room – 10’4″ (3.15m) x 17’6″ (5.33m)
Leaded light bay window to rear and window to side aspect. External side entrance door. Exposed beams to wall and ceiling. Central brick fireplace and hearth with inset wood burner. Indian sandstone floor. Two cast iron radiators. Door to inner hall with staircase to first floor landing, exposed beams to ceiling, tiled floor, and door to:
Ground Floor Bathroom
Leaded light window to side aspect. Exposed beams to wall. Part-vaulted ceiling. Three piece suite comprising a high level WC, Victorian-style hand wash basin with tiled splashback, and a double-ended bath with central mixer tap and hand-held shower attachment. Built-in storage cupboard. Stone floor. Cast iron radiator. Door to inner hall with staircase to:
Door to inner landing. Door to:
Bedroom 2 – 10’9″ (3.28m) x 13’1″ (3.99m)
Leaded light window to rear elevation. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Built in cupboard housing central heating boiler. Cast iron radiator.
Door to storage cupboard. Ladder-style stairs to bedroom 3. Door to:
Master Bedroom – 10’11” (3.33m) x 16’10” (5.13m)
Large leaded light window to front elevation. Exposed beams to walls and ceiling. Range of fitted wardrobes. Cast iron radiator.
Loft Room – 16’10” (5.13m) x 10’11” (3.33m)
Leaded light window to front elevation. Exposed beams and reduced head-height to vaulted ceiling (central beams can be removed as they are not supporting beams). Cast iron radiator.
Kitchen/ Living Room – 11’7″ (3.53m) x 10’0″ (3.05m)
Two leaded light windows to rear aspect and two to side aspect. Fitted with base mounted units with wooden worksurfaces and inset butler sink, inset electric hob and built-in oven. Recessed ceiling lights. Oak floor. Radiator. Door to:
Annexe Bedroom – 9’0″ (2.74m) x 10’0″ (3.05m)
Leaded light window to side and rear aspects. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.
Ensuite Shower Room
Leaded light window to side aspect. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, wall-mounted hand wash basin, and walk-in shower cubicle. Recessed ceiling lights. Fully tiled. Radiator.