An attractive extended detached family home, situated on the fringe of this increasing popular and busy market town. Offering well maintained and flexible accommodation with the added benefit of pony paddocks, stabling, workshop and outbuildings ideal for equestrian usage.
As you pull onto the large driveway you notice there is ample parking to the front for visitors and a further wide gated driveway to the side which leads down to the rear yard and paddocks with further ample hard parking and turning area, ideal for large vehicles such as horse boxes or caravans.
As you approach the front door, one thing that is noticeable straight away is just how quiet the area is. Step inside and let your journey begin. The ENTRANCE HALL is warm and welcoming and very practical, having a ceramic tiled floor and two large and very useful storage cupboards, ideal for coats, shoes and boots. The CLOAKROOOM has a low level flush WC and wash hand basin. Directly off the entrance hall is a RECEPTION HALL with doors leading off to all the principle rooms and a open plan dog leg staircase rising to the galleried landing.
Multi pane double doors lead through to the LOUNGE with feature bay window to the side. With a raised hearth the brick fire place extends to either side of the open fire in which the family have spent many happy winter evenings sitting in front of.
A step leads down into the FAMILY / CHILDRENS PLAY AREA with a large window to the front.
The separate DINING ROOM looks over the front garden and enjoys a dual access off the reception hall and into the kitchen. Being of good size, it is ideal for entertaining at Christmas or on those special occasions.
Stepping into the fitted BREAKFAST KITCHEN it is obvious straight away that this is the hub of the house, being light and airy with a large window overlooking the rear garden, ensuring ample natural light. The room is of excellent size. Fitted with a comprehensive range of matching base and eye level storage units, inset sink and drainer unit, ample work surfaces with matching peninsular workstation and breakfast bar. To meet the demands of everyday family life there are a range of fitted appliances to include - dishwasher, upright fridge freezer, electric oven and four ring gas hob with extractor hood over. Leading directly off is the UTILITY ROOM which has further storage and a fitted Belfast sink. There is plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer and a further door leading out to the rear garden. This is an ideal area if you have dogs.
There is a separate SITTING ROOM which has recently been refurbished to include laminate flooring, raised tiled hearth with inset multi fuel cast Iron log burner. Benefiting from a dual aspect with a window to the side and delightful views across the rear garden towards the paddocks.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING The galleried landing is spacious and can easily accommodate a reading chair or additional storage unit. Doors lead off to all rooms and access is offered to the part boarded loft.
BEDROOM ONE Overlooks the front garden is of good size and benefits from fitted bedside cabinets and matching dressing table, plus full width, floor to ceiling wardrobes. Being of excellent size, the EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM comprises a modern white three piece including a corner shower cubicle with multi jet spa power shower.
BEDROOM TWO Overlooks the front and is an ideal teenager suite as it offers a bedroom area with fitted bedroom furniture to include matching bedside cabinets and case cupboard over, plus an additional wardrobe. There is a further sitting area which could easily accommodate a sofa or desk.
BEDROOM THREE FOUR AND FIVE There are all double rooms and all enjoy delightful views over the rear garden and paddocks beyond. BEDROOM THREE has the added benefit of being fully fitted with a comprehensive range of modern light units with automatic lighting, television recess and matching bedside cabinets.
After a hard day at work or a long day at home, what better way to end the day with a hot soak. The FAMILY BATHROOM really is a super-size and has been fully tiled, including Karndean quality flooring for ease of cleaning and comprises, panel bath, vanity unit with inset wash hand basin. a double shower cubicle with power shower, and a low level flush WC.
OUTSIDE Taking into consideration you are a short walk away from the thriving market town shopping centre, it is incredibly peaceful when you step outside.
The south facing REAR GARDEN has been effectively split into three areas.
PATIO Thoughtfully designed to ensure it captures the afternoon sun, the patio and BBQ area is private and not overlooked. With various shrubs and plants providing Summer and Spring colour and fragrance and bordering onto a large well-maintained lawn area, which in turn overlooks the paddocks Raised beds provide the opportunity to grow home grown produce and herbs, for those with green fingers.
Currently used for equestrian purposes THE PADDOCKS of approximately 1 acre are currently divided and benefit from a replacement post and rail fencing with five-bar gated access into each section. If there is a preference for a bigger garden area. with the minimum of fuss the fencing could be removed.
There is a preparation area with hardstanding to the front of the stables and a starvation paddock.
There are TWO STABLES 13'1'x10'1 with split entry door and each having rubber flooring and lighting.
The TACK / STORAGE ROOM Benefits from light and power and also provides access into the DOUBLE GARAGE / STORAGE which has an up and over door and a replacement roof.
Behind the garage and stabling is a further STORAGE SHED which is currently used for storing of hay and shavings.
For those considering working from home, there is a further WORKSHOP 8'1 x 20'0 which benefits from electric light and power and could be converted into HOME-OFFICE with views across the paddocks. The roof has also recently been replaced.
FRONT GARDEN .
The front garden is of good size too, with the house being set well back and being flanked to one side by mature shrubs and plants and having a large lawn area.
ABOUT THE AREA March is an increasingly popular and busy Fenland market town, approximately 18miles from the historic cathedral town of Ely. Situated on the banks of the River Nene which runs through the heart of the town, many afternoons can be spend sitting in one of the many bars watching the narrow boats go by. The local traders and farmers markets takes centre stage on a Wednesday and Thursday and are well supported. There are a number of local independent shops and national retailers such as W. H. Smith, Boyes, Boots, Sainsbury's, M&Co and Superdrug. In 2008 Meadowland retail park opened with an Argos Superstore, Mattressman, Carpetright, Halfords and The Original Factory Shop. Tesco also extended their store to a significantly larger store next to B & M. The town centre has several bars and restaurants. In 2008, the Barracuda Group changed the landmark Griffin Hotel into a "Smith & Jones" branded pub. In March 2011 J D Wetherspoon opened a pub and hotel in the former Hippodrome cinema and bingo hall.
March 1.9 miles
Ely 18.7 miles
Huntingdon 21.1 miles
Burrowmoor Primary Schhol 1.0 miles
Cavalry Primary school 1.1miles
Westwood Community Primary School 1.5 miles
Neale-Wade Academy 0.6 miles
Cromwell Community College 5.9 miles
Sir Harry Smith Community College 8.3 miles
PLEASE NOTE :- King's Ely, which was renamed from The King's School in March 2012, is a coeducational independent day and boarding school in the cathedral city of Ely - approximately 18miles
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