This quaint, Grade II listed chocolate box cottage has been meticulously restored and renovated by the current owners. The property is located just off the bustling High Street of shops and amenities, and within walking distance to the guided busway into Cambridge.
The solid wood entrance door leads into the cosy sitting room which spans the full width of the property, bespoke wooden cabinets are fitted either side of the attractive brick fireplace, with inset log burner and original wood floor throughout. Stairs lead to the first floor and there is a useful storage cupboard beneath. Views of the garden can be enjoyed from the well-planned kitchen, fitted with a custom-made range of solid wood wall and base units, with butchers block work surface and inset Butler sink. Integrated dishwasher, washing machine and space for a fridge and freezer. Included in the sale is a gas AGA and a dining area leads to the rear lobby with a built-in cupboard housing gas boiler and access to the ground floor bathroom. The bathroom suite is a traditional style and includes a freestanding bath. The first-floor accommodation comprises a generous main double bedroom with thoughtfully designed bespoke wood wardrobes and storage. The second bedroom features a vaulted ceiling with velux windows and access to modern wet room. The third bedroom is currently used as an office, but could easily be used as a comfortable single, with built-in wardrobe.
Alongside the property is vehicle access to the rear garden, formally there was a carport situated at rear. The private garden is laid mainly to lawn, enclosed by fencing with a paved patio and well-stocked borders.
Willingham is approximately 12 miles northwest of Cambridge and offers excellent access into Cambridge via the recently expanded and improved A14, which leads onto M11 south and A1 north.
Popular for both cyclists and runners, the guided busway also provides a well-used cycle path parallel to the bus route. This is a direct route into Cambridge and stops at Cambridge North, the city centre and Addenbrooke's. With a Tesco superstore, petrol station and precinct of shops in nearby Bar Hill.
The village is well served with facilities including two village stores, two public houses, bakery, butchers and farm shop, doctor's surgery, primary school and nurseries, post office, antique and new furniture sale hall with tea rooms and an outside eatery specialising in tapas, and a number of small businesses are located along its bustling High Street.
There is also a recreation ground with football pitches and sports pavilion, a community centre and social club.
The local primary school is located in the village and has recently been rated as 'Good' by Ofsted. The village is in the catchment area for Cottenham Village College and Sixth Form and the recently opened Northstowe Secondary School.