Guide Price £1,250,000  5 Bed Detached House, High Street, Foxton


  • Well-proportioned
  • Versatile Accommodation
  • Original Features
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Kitchen/Breakfast Room
  • Conservatory
  • 5 Bedrooms
  • Bathroom & Shower Room
  • Generous Mature Gardens
  • 2 Garages & Extensive Courtyard Parking
A substantial and rather elegant detached former vicarage, originally dating back to 1876 with later additions added in the Edwardian era. The property occupies a wonderful position in a conservation area, right in the heart of this highly sought after south Cambridgeshire village.


this elegant and substantial detached former vicarage was originally constructed in 1876 with later additions in 1907, and has retained its own unique ambience and wealth of attractive character features including sliding sash windows, cast iron firegrades and high ceilings with cornicing. The property occupies an outstanding location within a conservation area and is within easy reach of an excellent range of local amenities and Foxton's own mainline station providing a commuter service to Cambridge and London. The property is set well back from the road and is set in its own delightful mature gardens which extend in all to about 0.6 acres, together with an extensive courtyard style parking area with two garages off.

LOCATION
Foxton is situated approximately 7 miles south west of the university city of Cambridge and approximately 6 miles north of Royston and is well placed for access to major commuter routes such as the A10 and M11. Facilities include a primary school, post office/ shop, a public house and mainline railway station providing links to Cambridge and London.

ENTRANCE PORCH
with tiled step, high semi-vaulted panelled ceiling, decorative arch with external light, leading to:

PANELLED ENTRANCE DOOR


RECEPTION HALL
with cast iron grate, tiled hearth with decorative surround and mantle, feature half bay window to front and side aspect with sliding sash windows, dado rail, moulded cornices, staircase to first floor, traditional style radiator, high archway to inner hall, with doors to sitting room and kitchen, further part-glazed door to:

INNER LOBBY
with coat hooks and door to:

CLOAKROOM
with w.c., pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks, radiator, sash window to side aspect.

DRAWING ROOM
with feature high ceiling, moulded cornicing, picture rail, two double radiators, open fireplace with marble surround and decorative carved sides and mantle, bay window to rear aspect with triple sliding sash windows overlooking gardens and panelling beneath, sliding sash window to side.

DINING ROOM
with feature cast iron fire grate with tiled slips, slate hearth, wooden surround and mantle, radiator, sliding sash window to front and side aspects with panelling beneath, feature high ceiling, moulded cornicing.

REAR LOBBY
with deep built-in understair storage cupboard, door to rear garden.

SITTING ROOM
with inset gas coal effect fire, two radiators, moulded cornicing and high level picture rail, bay window with triple sliding sash windows with panelling beneath, window seat with built-in storage.

CONSERVATORY
with tiled flooring, triple aspect double glazed windows overlooking gardens, pair double glazed doors leading to shingle stone terrace and gardens.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
with inset stainless steel sink unit with drainer and mixer tap, extensive range of bespoke Ash units comprising base units with worksurfaces, cupboards and drawers below, inset preparation granite top, space for cooker with granite splashbacks and extractor hood above, extensive fitted wall storage cupboards, space for upright fridge/freezer and dishwasher, attractive fireplace style recess with tiled floor, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, sliding sash windows to side and front aspects.

UTILITY ROOM
with butler sink, space and plumbing for washing machine, recess with storage cupboard and wall mounted gas fired boiler, part glazed door to front aspect leading to covered porch and front courtyard, internal door to garage, further part glazed door to rear courtyard and bin store, double glazed window to front and side aspects.

FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
with sliding sash window to rear aspect, radiator, archway to:

INNER LANDING
with built-in shelved storage cupboard, large built-in airing cupboard with built-in hot water cylinder and cupboards above, radiator, trap door to roof space.

BEDROOM 1
with feature cast iron fire grate, sliding sash windows to rear aspect with wonderful views over gardens and the tennis courts and recreation ground beyond, double radiator, vanity style unit with wash hand basin, cupboard below, tiled splashbacks, wall mirror with strip light above.

BEDROOM 2
with feature cast iron fireplace with tiled slips, decorative wooden surround and mantle above, radiator, sliding sash windows to side and rear aspects overlooking delightful gardens, two fitted double wardrobes with cupboards above.

BEDROOM 3
with feature cast iron fire grate with tiled slips and wooden surround, fitted double wardrobe with shelves to side, cupboards above, double radiator, sliding sash window to side aspect.

BEDROOM 4
with fitted double wardrobes with cupboard above, double radiator, sliding sash window to front and side aspect.

BEDROOM 5
with radiator, trap door to roof space, sliding sash window to front aspect.

BATHROOM
with white suite comprising bath with shower unit above, ceramic tiled walls around and glass shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin, w.c., wall mirror with strip light above, radiator, part tiled wall, sliding sash window to front and side aspects enjoying views towards the church tower.

SHOWER ROOM
with large fitted shower cubicle with wall mounted shower attachment and sliding door, vanity style unit with inset wash hand basin and cupboard beneath, 1/2 tiled walls, wall mirror with strip light/shaver socket, heated towel rail/radiator, low-level w.c., frosted sliding sash window to side aspect.

OUTSIDE
to the front is access leading to an extensive shingle stone courtyard style parking area of which are two GARAGES with light and power. The delightful mature gardens, which are a very special feature and enjoy a high degree of privacy and seclusion, are located to the side and rear and are laid to lawn and bordered to one side by mature hedgerow. There are also a number of fine mature trees and well-stocked borders around, small vegetable garden and greenhouse. To the rear of the property is a secluded courtyard area with a range of brick built outbuildings including fuel store, outside w.c., garden implement store with further garden store with sash window to rear aspect and door to side. In all, the gardens extend to approximately 0.6 acres.

Cambridge Office

T: 01223 214214

E: camb.res@cheffins.co.uk