Guide price £800,000 - £850,000.
Ashley House is a magnificent detached family residence comprising of over 3670 sqft and is located on Ashley Road with picturesque views over the Gallops of Newmarket. Conveniently positioned on the prestigious south side of the town centre, offering convenient access to the train station, bustling High Street and all of the local amenities this historic town has to offer.
Upon entry through the private gated driveway is a double car port to the side aspect along with large gravelled driveway, including gated side access to the rear garden. The frontage is bordered by tall trees and shrubs, providing a sense of privacy with beautiful views to the front. The gated driveway has intercom entry for visitors.
The ground floor accommodation comprises; Extended entrance porch with vaulted glass roof and storage cupboards which is open plan with the impressive entrance hallway. The living room makes a wonderful space to socialise with friends and family, there is a cast iron feature fireplace to the side and windows to both front and rear, this room is partly open-plan with the dining room and provides access into the conservatory. There is a modern fitted utility room with space and plumbing for various appliances, sizable boot room and WC. The 11.4m x 4.8m open plan kitchen dining room provides access into both conservatory to the rear and impressive home office which is situated at the front of this residence and could be used as a ground floor bedroom/annexe space with direct access onto the driveway. The dining area currently houses a 10-12 seat dining table with windows overlooking the private rear garden. The striking fitted kitchen comes complete with all appliances integrated including double oven, dishwasher, coffee machine, microwave oven, 5 ring gas hob with extractor fan and free standing American style fridge/freezer. The kitchen has a matching range of gloss wall and base mounted units along with red granite worksurfaces and large breakfast bar/island. Solid oak doors and flooring continue throughout the entirety of the ground floor accommodation.
The first floor accommodation comprises; Landing with floor to ceiling picture window with views overlooking 'The Gallops' of Newmarket. Bedroom one is a duel aspect room located at the front of the house enjoying the far reaching views, vaulted ceiling and access into the dressing room and stunning four piece ensuite including jacuzzi bathtub and double shower cubical. Bedroom Two has built in double wardrobes, again is duel aspect and offers views over the rear garden with doors leading through into the large ensuite shower room. Bedroom three is similar in size to bedroom two, again including built in wardrobes, and ensuite shower room. Bedroom four is another double bedroom with views of the rear garden and private ensuite shower room. Bedrooms five has built in wardrobes with sliding doors and bedroom six is a slightly smaller double bedroom. Just off the landing is a smaller staircase raising into the loft room. Ideal for storage, fully boarded, insulated and plastered and could be used as a play room or a great deal of storage and spans the length of the house and has restricted head height.
To the rear of Ashley House is a private garden with timber storage shed to the far corner. Bordered by tall trees and 6ft panel fencing. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and provides potential for the next buyers to put their own stamp on it.
This rarely available detached family home must be viewed to be truly appreciated and is offered for sale with the advantage of no onward chain!
Location: The historic market town of Newmarket is located between the university city of Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border. There is excellent access to the A14 which interconnects to the M11 motorway to London and the A11 to the east. There is a train station on the branch line between 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 around 40 minutes away.
Town Information: Newmarket is a thriving market town and centre of the horseracing industry with many racing institutions including the National Horseracing Museum, National Stud, Tattersalls and the Jockey Club. Globally considered the birthplace of thoroughbred horseracing and home to over 3,500 racehorses, more than 60 horse training stables, and two large racetracks, the Rowley Mile and the July Course which hosts some of the finest horse racing in the world. There are many beautiful Grade II listed buildings around the town and the market is on Tuesday’s and Saturday’s 9am - 3pm with a variety of different stalls, including fruit & veg, cakes, jewellery, flowers and fine food and drinks.
Facilities: Newmarket has a wide range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, numerous hotels, restaurants, and leisure facilities including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. It is a major business cluster, with annual investment rivalling that of the Cambridge Science Park which is the other major cluster in the region.