Church Street, Fordham, CB7
None £950,000

bedrooms 5 bathrooms4
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Hockeys are delighted to introduce to the market, Platen House. Situated within a sought-after village location, this impressive five-bedroom detached house offers a unique opportunity for those seeking ample space and versatile living arrangements. The property boasts an additional two-bedroom detached annexe bungalow, ideal for multi-generational living or as guest accommodation.

Upon entering the main residence, you are greeted by a spacious hallway with doors leading through into four bedrooms (main bedroom with dressing room and ensuite), two reception rooms and secondary kitchen providing flexible options for various living arrangements. The property enjoys a private, gated, and treelined driveway, leading to the entrance of the main house, providing ample off road parking ensuring a sense of exclusivity and security for residents and guests alike.

Internally, the main house features a further ensuite bedroom, dining room, two generous living rooms, kitchen/breakfast room and utility room. The layout is designed to offer versatile accommodation, catering to a range of lifestyle preferences and family dynamics. Furthermore, the property benefits from private and attractive front and rear gardens, offering tranquil outdoor spaces to relax and unwind.

Residents will appreciate the convenience being positioned in a central village location providing easy access to a wide array of local amenities, including shops, schools, and recreational facilities, enhancing the overall quality of life for residents.

For those commuting or seeking to explore nearby towns and cities, the property offers superb access to Cambridge, Bury, and Ely, via the A11/A14 arterial routes. This connectivity ensures that residents can easily reach various destinations whilst enjoying the peaceful ambience of village life.

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. There are two further train stations located at Soham and Kennett. 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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