A four-bedroom detached property built in 1957, offering parking for multiple vehicles, spacious living accommodation and a garden office, while being situated within a very green, rural residential location. The family home is brick-built, with oil heating supplied throughout. Although in need of a lot modernisation, the property has a lot of potential and is located just over four miles from Cambridge and one mile to the closest rail station in Great Shelford.
The property is set back from the road and surrounded by trees and plants, providing privacy and serenity. Parking for multiple cars is provided on the driveway with the added benefit of a garage. The ground floor comprises a large kitchen/breakfast room with integrated appliances including a fridge, hob and electric oven. Further dining space is provided within the enclosed dining room, which allows access to the rear garden via sliding doors. The sitting room is also spacious and is located to the side of the property with views of the garden. The ground floor also offers a study space. The first floor comprises four bedrooms, with integrated storage provided in bedrooms one and two. The family bathroom is located on the first floor with a separate WC off the landing.
The garden is a great size and is fully enclosed, with its borders delimited on two sides by a small stream. A wooden pergola is offered with a patio terrace, while the rest of the garden is laid to lawn with various flowerbeds and other plants. The home office is architect designed and has underfloor heating and a small sink. It provides the perfect work-from-home or home gym space.
Shelford is situated on the River Cam and has a busy and bustling community. The village has a monthly farmers market which is popular with many of the surrounding villages too. Both Great and Little Shelford have access to London Liverpool Street station at Shelford mainline station.
The village has many sports facilities including a successful rugby union team that competes in the RFU’s National League 2 south. Great Shelford Cricket Club, who plays in the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon Premier League Division 2 and Great Shelford FC who play in the Cambridgeshire Football League.
Little Shelford is substantially smaller than Great Shelford but has its pub ‘The Navigator’ which is located on the high street.
Great and Little Shelford primary school has approximately 200 pupils and has an Ofsted rating of good with Cambridge Academy for Science and Technology and Sawston village college both under two miles away.
Agent Note: The property is currently located within Flood Zone 3 due to the bordering stream, but has never flooded. The current owner has not had any trouble with home insurance for over 25 years and is currently insured with AA.