Guide Price £1,250,000  7 Bed Detached House, Vicarage Road, Waresley


The Old Vicarage is a handsome and substantial Grade II Listed Georgian residence with later additions boasting a number of fine period features including original fireplaces in all bedrooms, old church altar steps and a working water well/pump. The accommodation extends to approximately 4,250 square feet standing comfortably within its own mature grounds of approximately 6.7 acres with a range of useful outbuildings.

LOCATION
The Old Vicarage is situated a short distance from the village centre on Vicarage Road. Waresley is very well situated for the commuter with the A1 approximately 6 miles to the west and railway stations at Sandy and St Neots both approximately 6 miles away serving London's Kings Cross. The university city of Cambridge is within 16 miles which offers a wide range of cultural and shopping facilities as well as a full range of educational facilities with schools in both the public and independent sectors. A bus serving the independent schools in Cambridge stops in nearby Great Gransden. Waresley itself is a pretty village with a charming mix of period and modern properties and a popular public house. The nearby larger village of Gamlingay has good amenities including local shops and post office. The nearby village of Great Gransden offers a primary school and village shop and comprehensive shopping is found in the market town of St Neots.

LEAD COVERED ENTRANCE
canopy with outside light, timber panelled and glazed entrance door leading into:

RECEPTION HALL
with staircase rising to the upper floor with barley twist newel posts, natural timber handrail and spindles, Victorian decorative tiled floor, stone steps, deep moulded skirtings and rear hall with Victorian tiled floor and radiator.

DRAWING ROOM
ceiling height of approximately 10'3", moulded cornicing, picture rail, open fireplace with marble surround, deep moulded skirtings, sash window, 2 pairs of French doors and bay windows.

DINING ROOM
open fireplace with brick surround, tiled hearth, wooden mantel and surround, panelled doors to shelved cupboard, further storage cupboard, sash window with shutters.

LIVING ROOM
ceiling height of approximately 10'3", feature open fireplace, cast iron with tiled hearth and slips with marble mantel and surround, moulded cornicing, picture rail, dado rail, double panelled radiators, exposed and sealed floorboards, glazed door and bay sash window.

CLOAKROOM/BATHROOM
3 piece coloured suite, radiator, window.

FAMILY ROOM
ceiling height of approximately 10'3". Open fireplace with brick hearth and surround and further marble mantel and surround, a pair of double panelled radiators, sash windows with shutters. Door to:

KITCHENETTE
range of fitted cupboards and drawers, sink unit, window and timber braced door leading to outside.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM
chimney breast with recess gas fired 2 oven Aga with fitted cupboards to chimney breast recesses, timber latch door with staircase leading to cellar, range of fitted cupboards and drawers, further built-in storage cupboard, sash window.

CELLAR
ceiling height of approximately 6'0", sub-divided into two separate rooms with natural brick flooring and storage shelving, power and light connected, window.

UTILITY/BOOT ROOM
Calor gas fired boiler, double drainer sink unit, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, double drainer stainless steel sink unit, window and panelled door leading to outside.

WALK IN PANTRY
shelving, cold shelf and window.

ON THE FIRST FLOOR


LANDING
staircase rising to the second floor with natural timber handrail and painted spindles. Double panelled radiator and sash window.

MASTER BEDROOM
ceiling height of approximately 11'0", fireplace surround, fitted cupboard to chimney breast recess, picture rail, double panelled radiator, sash window.

BEDROOM 2
fitted double cupboard, fireplace surround, double panelled radiator, sealed floorboards, sash window.

BEDROOM 3
cast iron fireplace with wooden mantel and surround, sink unit with tiling to splashback, double wardrobe cupboard, double panelled radiator, sash window.

BEDROOM 4
fitted wardrobe cupboard, double panelled radiator, fitted storage cupboard, sash window.

REAR LANDING
with window, access to loft space.

BATHROOM
with 2 piece suite comprising panelled bath and wash hand basin with tiling to splashbacks, cupboard housing insulated hot water tank and slatted shelving, double panelled radiator, electric wall mounted bar heater and sash window.

SEPARATE TOILET
with low level w.c., window.

LINEN CUPBOARD
with shelving and light.

ON THE SECOND FLOOR


LANDING
with wash hand basin, courtesy light above.

BEDROOM 5
fireplace surround with tiled slips, double panelled radiator, sash window.

BEDROOM 6
double panelled radiator and secondary double glazed sash window.

BEDROOM 7
fireplace surround, double panelled radiator, secondary double glazed sash window.

BOX ROOM
exposed and sealed floorboards, access to loft space, shelving and lighting.

OUTSIDE
A small front garden is enclosed by tall hedging and laid most to lawn with central gravelled path and well stocked flower and shrub borders to the front of the property. There are several tall mature trees to the front including a holm oak and laurel. Vehicular access via a 5-bar paddock gate which leads to a tarmac hardstanding with parking for several vehicles in front of the coach house, offering former stables, garage, hayloft and store rooms.

The gardens are a particular feature of this fine home and are walled to the north western boundary with mature holly hedge, a walled fruit garden and a number of mature trees. The gardens are laid mostly to lawn and are well wooded with a variety of specimen trees including Acacia, cedar, a magnificent wellingtonia and laurel.

Adjacent to the property is a paved sun terrace which gives access to the second outbuilding.

PASTURE LAND
To the north there is a separate vehicular access with a grass trackway with 5-bar paddock gate giving access to the pasture land which extends in all to about 5.23 acres enclosed by natural boundaries with fine views over the undulating countryside beyond with a large wildlife pond. The trackway can also be accessed from the courtyard and also the orchard.

LISTING
Late C18 house with C19 additions to north and south. Late C18 house of local brick with C19 slate roof and gault brick stacks. Two storeys and attics. South front has late C18 projecting two storey bay flanked by two C19 single storey, gault brick wings. Gable ends have deep overhang and plain bargeboarding. Flush, wood frame hung sashes to C18 house, recessed to C19 additions. Central entry.

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