SUMMARY Situated in the heart of this sought after village, this four bedroom detached house has been the current owners family home since they built the property in 1980. Sitting well back from the road, within a half acre of well tended garden this property offers so much with a brick workshop and garage. Alongside the property is a driveway which leads to a further three acres of paddocks, a four stable block and tack room, pony stable and feed store and a four bay open barn, with wood shed. This property is a rare find and perfect for equine use.
INTERIOR The interior of the property comprises a spacious entrance hall, with ground floor WC. The kitchen/breakfast room is fitted with a comprehensive range of wall and base units and incorporates space for the usual appliances, this leads to a large and versatile utility/boot room. There is also a separate dining room and comfortable living room with views into the wonderful garden. The galleried landing provides access to all four spacious bedrooms and family bathroom.
EXTERIOR Set well back from the road, with post and rail fencing, the house sits within half an acre of well maintained gardens. Alongside the property is a gravel driveway providing access to a large single garage with a roll shutter door, overhead storage and access to the rear garden. The driveway provides off road parking for numerous vehicles and extends to the side and rear of the property. Beyond the garden there is a yard with hay barn, wood shed, four bay open barn which is ideal as workshop and tractor store, plus a block of a four stable and tack room, a pony stable and feed store. There is also rear vehicular access to the field via Whine's Lane.
LOCATION The popular village of Over lies approximately 10 miles (16.09 kilometres) north-west of the university city of Cambridge, providing easy access to A1 and M11. The nearest stop for the Guided Busway is just a mile away in neighbouring Swavesey; this is a direct route west to the market town of St Ives and south to the city of Cambridge, stopping at the Science Park, Train Station and Addenbrooke's Hospital. Parallel to the Busway is a cycle path which is also popular for runners and walkers.
The community centre, located next to a sports field and children's play area holds many events such as weddings, parties and sports matches. The village green is the perfect place to watch a cricket match, walk the dog or play football.
There are two preschools, a successful primary school and Over is within the catchment for Swavesey Village College, which was rated as outstanding by Ofsted following their most recent inspection.
Along the High Street is a convenience store, village garage, a pub and hairdressers. A butcher, bakery, farm shop and Co-operative are located in the neighbouring village of Willingham, as well as Willingham Auction House with its tea rooms and popular eatery. Wonderful walks can be enjoyed in the outlining countryside including orchards which are open to the public, the picturesque fen or along Chain Road to the River Ouse. A short walk to the RSPB Ouse Fen Nature Reserve for bird watching just north of the village with parking and access to the river.