Introducing this stylish yet sympathetically renovated 3 bedroom detached cottage, flawlessly restored to its former glory and exuding character and charm throughout. Set within a desirable location in Dullingham Ley. Driftway Cottage effortlessly combines period features with contemporary living, making it a truly delightful home.
The ground floor starts with an inviting entrance porch and hallway leading to a generously proportioned dining area, complete with a stunning inglenook fireplace, original brick wall and flooring. This gorgeous room is partially open-plan with the cottage style kitchen area featuring a range of wall and base units, ceramic inset butler sink, overlooking the private and established garden and paddock views. The living room provides an ideal space for entertaining, with French doors opening out onto the newly laid patio in the private rear and side gardens. A convenient shower room completes the ground floor layout.
Upstairs, the first floor encompasses an elegant family bathroom and three well-appointed bedrooms, each boasting an abundance of natural light. No expense has been spared with the renovation, as evidenced by the new electrics, boiler and drainage, ensuring peace of mind for the lucky new owners.
Outside, a detached oversized garage and a spacious driveway offer plenty of room for multiple cars. From this idyllic vantage point, one can enjoy beautiful views over paddock land, further enhancing the appeal of this exceptional enchanting period home which is surprisingly not listed.
Presented to market with the advantage of a complete onward chain. Early viewing is highly recommended.
The desirable and picturesque village of Dullingham is less than 4 miles from the historic horse racing town of Newmarket and easily commutable to the university city of Cambridge some 15 miles away. There is good access to the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east.
The village benefits from having a train station about a mile from the village centre, as does nearby Newmarket on the branch line connection from 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.
Dullingham is a historic village set within wooded countryside with an extensive Conservation Area. There is the highly regarded Kettlefields Primary School, situated between the villages of Stetchworth and Dullingham. The Ellesmere Centre in Stetchworth is a community centre including post office and community store. It offers a wide range of sports and other clubs such as, Junior football, Athletics, Squash, Tennis, Pilates, Karate, Table tennis, Carpet Bowls, and many other activities. The centre has an astroturf pitch with floodlights, and two grass football pitches.Facilities
The village has several amenities including two public houses The Kings Head and The boot Inn, community hall, sports ground with childrens playground and active cricket and football teams. There is a village green, duck pond and fine church.
The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket provides a good 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.