Guide Price £1,500,000  6 Bed Detached House, Thicket Road, Houghton


A most handsome and imposing Grade II Listed substantial detached residence extending to about 5879 sq ft of immaculately presented and versatile accommodation over three floors standing within its own established grounds in all extending to approx. 1.27 acres with a range of useful outbuildings including a double garage with studio above as well as a tennis court. The property occupies a most wonderful setting close to the centre of this picturesque village.

LOCATION
Houghton is a highly desirable and picturesque village located just 3 miles east of the thriving market town of Huntingdon. The village boasts an array of historic buildings, including the National Trust site Houghton Mill, which is the oldest working water mill on the River Great Ouse, and the thatched clock tower on the village green. With many excellent facilities including a convenience shop, post office, antiques shop, hairdresser, and pub, Houghton makes an ideal base. The Millers House itself is situated on Thicket Road, which is one of the area's most sought after roads, right in the heart of this beautiful village. Nearby transport links include the mainline railway station at Huntingdon with direct access to London King's Cross, and the A14 is easily accessible providing access to the M11 & A1.

TIMBER PANELLED AND GLAZED ENTRANCE DOOR
underneath entrance canopy leading into:

RECEPTION HALLWAY
staircase rising to the upper floors with natural timber handrail, newel post and spindles, moulded cornicing, part timber panelled walls to dado level, radiator, herringbone pattern brick flooring.

LIVING ROOM
moulded cornicing, exposed ceiling timber, feature open fireplace with natural red brick chimney breast and hearth, exposed and sealed floorboards, radiator, sash bay window to the front and leaded casement window to the front.

CONSERVATORY
double glazed to three sides incorporating twin French doors out to garden, pitch transparent glazed roof, herringbone pattern brick flooring.

DRAWING ROOM
moulded cornicing, feature open fireplace, cast iron surround, wooden mantel and further surround, exposed beam timber, exposed and sealed floorboards, radiator, bay sash window to the front, twin timber panelled doors leading through to:

ORANGERY
with double glazed roof lantern, sash windows to two sides incorporating twin double glazed doors leading out to the garden, herringbone pattern flooring, radiator, moulded cornicing.

INNER HALLWAY
with moulded cornicing, timber panelling to dado level, herringbone pattern brick flooring and radiator, timber braced door leading to outside.

CLOAKROOM
fitted with white suite comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin, part timber panelling to dado level, herringbone pattern flooring, radiator, frosted window.

FAMILY ROOM
moulded cornicing, exposed ceiling beam, range of inset downlighters, herringbone pattern brick flooring, radiators, sliding casement windows to two aspects.

DINING ROOM
moulded cornicing, exposed ceiling beams, exposed and sealed floorboards, radiator, a pair of sliding casement windows.

REAR HALLWAY
part timber panelling to dado level, moulded cornicing, decorative moulded archway, herringbone brick pattern flooring, radiator, panelled and glazed door leading to outside.

CLOAKROOM
with white suite comprising low level w.c., wash hand basin, herringbone pattern flooring, radiator, timber panelling to dado level, moulded cornicing, inset downlighters, frosted casement window.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
exposed beams and timbers to ceiling, feature Inglenook fireplace with bressumer beam, natural brick hearth and breast, picture rail. The kitchen is fitted with a generous range of natural timber storage cupboards to base and eye level with matching working surfaces, butler style sink unit with drainer, fitted double oven, 4 ring hob with extractor, fitted and concealed fridge/freezer, herringbone pattern brick flooring, radiator, casement window and a pair of sliding casement windows.

REAR HALL
exposed beams and timbers, timber panelling to dado level, herringbone pattern flooring, radiator, timber braced door leading to outside.

UTILITY ROOM
range of natural timber storage cupboards to base and eye level with wooden working surfaces, tiling to splashbacks, butler style sink unit with drainer, exposed beams and timbers to ceiling, radiator, sliding casement window.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR


SPLIT-LEVEL LANDING
timber panelling to dado level, staircase rising to the upper floor, natural timber handrail, newel post and spindles, moulded cornicing, sash window to the front overlooking the garden.

MASTER BEDROOM
with cast iron fireplace, decorative tiled slips, tiled hearth, Adam style mantel and surround, exposed timbers, dado rail, radiator, sliding casement windows to two aspects.

ENSUITE BATHROOM
with rolltop bath with ball and claw feet, mixer/shower tap, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., ceiling with inset downlighters, exposed and sealed floorboards, glazed doors.

SHOWER ROOM
walk-in shower, exposed and sealed floorboards, heated towel rail/radiator, sliding casement dormer window to the side.

BEDROOM 2
with cast iron fireplace, mantel and surround, tiled hearth, moulded cornicing, radiator, sash window to the front.

BEDROOM 3
with cast iron fireplace, mantel and surround, tiled hearth, moulded cornicing, radiator, sash window to the front.

BEDROOM 4
with moulded cornicing, radiator, casement and sliding casement window.

LOFT STORAGE ROOM
with inset downlighters, radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM
with white four piece suite comprising rolltop bath with ball and claw feet with mixer/shower tap, pedestal wash hand basin, high level w.c., bidet, timber panelling to dado level, moulded cornicing, ceiling with inset downlighters, exposed and sealed floorboards, radiator, sliding casement and casement frosted windows.

ON THE SECOND FLOOR


LANDING
moulded cornicing, radiator, part timber panelling to dado level, natural timber handrail, newel post and spindles.

BEDROOM 5
moulded cornicing, radiator, sliding casement dormer window to the front.

BEDROOM 6
moulded cornicing, radiator, sliding casement dormer windows to the front and rear.

OUTSIDE
The property stands within its own delightful established plot in all extending to approx. 1.27 acres, twin timber gates with intercom leading to a gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles leading to:

DOUBLE GARAGE
with power and light and a pair of twin timber doors to the front.

TIMBER ENTRANCE DOOR
to:

ENTRANCE HALL
electric storage heater, spiral staircase to first floor.

CLOAKROOM
with low level w.c. and wash hand basin.

SPIRAL STAIRCASE
leading to:

STUDIO
sink unit, mixer tap, storage cupboards below, electric storage and convector heater, double glazed windows and a pair of double glazed Velux roof lights.

GARDENS
The remainder of the grounds are predominantly laid to lawn with a number of fine specimen trees, shrub borders, timber summerhouse, storage shed, brick built storage shed, all weather tennis court, ornamental pond. The gardens are enclosed by close boarded timber fencing.

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