Guide Price £1,250,000  4 Bed Detached House, West Wratting Road, Balsham


  • Well Proportioned
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen & Utility Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Ensuite Dressing Room & Bathroom to Principal Bedroom
  • Delightful Grounds of about 1.55 acres
  • Swimming Pool & Garage Block/Office
An impressive and substantial detached residence originally constructed in 1952 and providing versatile and well proportioned accommodation together with delightful mature gardens extending in all to approximately 1.55 acres, heated swimming pool, garage block and office, and occupying a wonderful edge of village setting adjacent to farmland, the village cricket pitch/recreation ground and a paddock with the parish church beyond.

LOCATION/DESCRIPTION
27 West Wratting Road is an impressive and substantial detached residence which was originally constructed in 1952 and provides versatile and well proportioned accommodation together with the benefit of oil fired radiator central heating and a combination of secondary double glazing and sealed unit double glazing to some of the windows and doors. The property sits in a commanding non-estate position in a wonderful setting towards the edge of the village and enjoys the benefit of mature gardens which are a very special feature indeed and enjoy total privacy and seclusion and extend in all to about 1.55 acres. The grounds are bordered on one side by farmland and on the other by a paddock with views of the parish church beyond and the gardens back onto the village cricket pitch and recreation ground. The highly regarded and most desirable south Cambridgeshire village of Balsham lies about 10 miles south east of Cambridge and is very conveniently placed for access to Addenbrookes Hospital, and is equi-distant of Newmarket and Saffron Walden and also within easy reach of the town of Haverhill with its many shopping and other local amenities. The village of Balsham offers an excellent range of amenities including its own primary school, post office/stores, fine church, two inns and recreation ground with children's play area adjacent. More extensive shopping and schooling facilities are available in the larger village of Linton and for the commuter there is a train service to London via Whittlesford or Audley End and the nearest M11 motorway access point is located at Duxford (Junction 10).

ENTRANCE DOOR
leading to lobby with tiled floor, inset matwell. Glazed door to:

RECEPTION HALL
with stairs rising to first floor and storage cupboard below, large built-in coat cupboard with feature stained glass leaded light, decorative moulded cornicing, window to the front and radiator. Door to:

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM
with low level w.c., wash hand basin, feature stone glass leaded light window to the front, radiator.

DRAWING ROOM
with feature Adam style fireplace with marble surround and hearth, decorative moulded cornicing, bay window to front aspect, sealed unit double glazed French doors to patio and rear garden, two radiators.

DINING ROOM
with bay window to front aspect, decorative moulded cornicing, door to:

KITCHEN
fitted with inset single drainer with one and a half bowl, mixer tap, fitted base units, work surfaces, wall mounted glass fronted cupboards, space for cooker with extractor above, plumbing for dishwasher, large walk-in shelved pantry cupboard with glazed window to the rear, archway to:

LIVING/SITTING ROOM
with two feature bay windows to the front and side aspect, radiator.

BREAKFAST ROOM
with windows to the side and rear aspect overlooking the pool and garden, radiator, door to:

BOILER ROOM
with oil fired boiler providing domestic hot water and heating, space for full height fridge/freezer, opening to:

UTILITY ROOM
with inset bowl sink unit and drainers, fitted worktops with cupboards below, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, further cupboards and drawers with tiled floor and door to garden.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
with window to the rear aspect with views over the garden, large storage cupboard with shelving, radiator, trap door to loft space with loft ladder, further cupboard housing hot water cylinder with slatted shelving.

MASTER BEDROOM
with window to the front aspect, a range of built-in wardrobes with sliding mirror fronted doors and radiator. Further built-in wardrobes, opening to:

DRESSING ROOM
with a range of built-in wardrobes with matching dressing table and drawers below, window to the side aspect, door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM
with window to the front aspect, suite comprising large sunken Jacuzzi bath with mixer tap, tiled walls, tiled shower cubicle with wall mounted shower, wash hand basin, w.c., and bidet. Built-in shelved cupboard, two radiators.

BEDROOM 2
with window to the front aspect, two fitted double wardrobes with central dressing table and drawers, radiator.

BEDROOM 3
with window to the front aspect, fitted wardrobe with sliding door and cupboard above, radiator.

BEDROOM 4
with windows to the side and rear aspect, radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM
with window to the rear aspect, suite comprising panelled bath with wall mounted shower over, glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., radiator.

OFFICE
with window to the side aspect, power and light.

FRONT WORKSHOP
with coal bunker, power and light.

OUTSIDE W C
with w.c., wash hand basin.

POOL ROOM
with heating and filtration system.

CHANGING ROOM/STORE


GARDENS
To the front of the property there is a generous area laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes and trees to either side with long driveway leading to extensive courtyard parking. The grounds are a rather special feature which are bordered on one side with farmland and paddocks to the other. Beyond is the parish church, recreation and cricket ground. The gardens are principally laid to lawn with a great variety of mature shrubs and trees around. Immediately to the rear of the house there is a delightful secluded courtyard style area with large paved terrace and brick barbecue. Heated outdoor swimming pool with cover. A further paved area through a wrought iron gate to the side with oil storage tank. Timber shed. The property has security lighting installed all round the house.

WORKSHOP
with high benches and light and power.

Cambridge Office

T: 01223 214214

E: camb.res@cheffins.co.uk