Carter Street, Fordham, CB7
None £575,000

bedrooms 4 bathrooms2
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Introducing an abundantly charming Grade II listed Cottage, this enchanting 4 bedroom semi-detached house is a true gem nestled in a picturesque countryside setting. Boasting original features such as sash windows, inglenook fireplaces, and exposed timbers, this property is a testament to timeless elegance and is steeped in history.

Upon arrival, a gated private driveway welcomes you, offering ample parking for residents and guests alike. The property sits on a desirable corner plot, providing a substantial and secure garden space for outdoor enjoyment and entertainment.

Inside, the accommodation has been sympathetically renovated, showcasing a harmonious blend of contemporary comfort and period charm. Three reception rooms offer versatile living spaces, while two ground floor bathrooms add convenience and functionality.

The highlight of this home is undoubtedly the stunning open-plan kitchen/dining area, complete with a gallery room above. Ideal for entertaining, this area is an inviting space for family gatherings and social occasions and truly gives this exceptional home it's 'wow' factor.

The ground floor further offers a separate dining room and enchanting living room again with fully restored inglenook fireplace complete with log-burning stove and vast storage cupboard.

The first floor accommodation comprises; two double bedrooms with the third bedroom interconnecting with the fourth - an opportunity for a dressing room or nursery alike.
To the far end of the landing is a secondary staircase raising to main bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling and exposed timber beams offering pleasant far reaching views.

As you step outside, be captivated by the picturesque countryside outlook that surrounds the property. With significant extensions made throughout the years, this delightful property offers a truly unique living experience.

Significantly extended throughout the years, this property seamlessly blends modern comfort with its historical ambience, creating a truly unique living experience. Each room tells a story, inviting residents to embrace the rich heritage of this exceptional home.

Intriguing and appealing, this gorgeous home is offering a remarkable opportunity to own a piece of Fordham history.

Location

Fordham is a popular village located between the historic horse racing town of Newmarket just 5 miles, and the cathedral city Ely around 9 miles away. The university city of Cambridge some 17 miles away is easily accessible via the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east. The market town of Bury St Edmunds is just under 18 miles. 

Ely benefits from a mainline rail station with connection to Cambridge in approximately 17 minutes, there is also a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with Cambridge North Station and the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately 40 minutes away. 

Village Information

Fordham is a desirable village with a very active community. The recreation ground has a play area and hosts a range of activities and clubs such as football, tennis, cricket and bowls. There is a splendid Grade I listed church with the earliest parts of the building dating from the 12th century. There are several footpaths within the village and a cycle route which connects with Fordham with Soham.  A bus route connects to Ely, Newmarket, Soham and Cambridge with an hourly service Monday to Saturday. 

Facilities

Fordham offers a great range of local amenities including highly regarded primary school, Michelin featured restaurant The White Pheasant, Co-op, petrol station, two garden centres, family butchers, church and two public houses, The Crown and The Chequers. 

The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket provides a further range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Renowned globally for thoroughbred horses and boasting two separate racetracks with quality horses competing throughout the season.

Ely, home to a world-famous 900-year-old Cathedral, lies on the River Great Ouse and offers another good range of shopping facilities within the centre including a market which takes place on both Thursdays and Saturdays. There are a number of sporting facilities such as an 18 hole golf course and leisure centre with indoor swimming pool/gymnasium. 

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