Stunning, individual, contemporary home in superb village location
Woodland House is a truly, superb modern home built to a bespoke design by the current owners. The beautifully finished accommodation extends to around 2000sqft and is full of natural light and space. It is based on an open plan design to the main reception areas with an emphasis on the views and easy, modern living. Every care has been taken to maximise the setting and outlook with sliding doors opening from the sitting room and bedrooms to the large, decked west facing terrace. To the far end of the main living room is a snug/study with a lovely corner seat with a picture window. The attention to detail and superb finish is evident throughout with reclaimed oak flooring, ash-tumbled travertine flooring, underfloor heating, satin walnut doors, engineered oak and pine feature walls, Velfac windows, Cat 5 cabling and Jotul woodburner in the sitting room. The kitchen is a German Hacker kitchen with an extensive range of laminate units and worksurfaces. It is fitted with integrated Bosch appliances, Blanco sink and a Belling range cooker. There is a breakfast bar and a central island with cupboards and drawers. A utility room/plant room leading from the kitchen features space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, a sink, fitted cupboards including laundry and housekeeping units and space for a further fridge. The bedrooms are all doubles with a wall of fitted wardrobe cupboards to the master. The bathrooms are of an equally high quality with digital showers, individual tiling and Duravit fittings.
This property has 1.09 acres of land.
The property is approached over a gravelled circular driveway which provides ample parking and gives access to the detached double garage. Decked steps lead up to the front door with some attractive shrub planting and landscaping across the front of the property. The house sits perfectly it is large, secluded plot with the most wonderful views to the rear over adjacent farmland to the rolling hills beyond. The gardens mainly laid to lawn with an area of woodland to one side. Pebbled paths weave round the side of the property and through the trees down to the detached two room home office/studio which has as lovely balcony to the front taking full advantage of the views. To the back of Woodland House is large decked terrace providing a superb, private space for al-fresco dining etc.
Barrington is the quintessential English village with, reputedly, the biggest village green in the country. The high street runs through the middle of the green and is flanked by a wealth of delightful period homes and cottages. Within the village itself is a popular and well-frequented public house, a village store with post office and an excellent primary school. Secondary schooling is available at Melbourn Village College or the many private schools in Cambridge. Further and more varied amenities are available in nearby Melbourn and Harston with railway stations in neighbouring Shepreth and Foxton within cycling distance. For the London commuter there is a fast and regular train service into Londons Kings Cross in the market town of Royston and easy access to the M11 (N&S) and Stansted Airport.
From Cambridge, take the A10 through Harston and follow the road towards Foxton. Take the right hand turning signposted Barrington. Continue into the village and then turn left at the T-junction. Follow the road through te green passing the pub on the left and the turning to Orwell on the right. The house can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- Open plan sitting room, dining room and kitchen
- Utility/plant room
- 3 double bedrooms & 2 bath/shower rooms (1 en-suite)
- Detached home office/studio
- Detached double garage and parking
- Gardens and woodland of around 1.09 acres
- Decked terrace
- EPC rating B
- Map & Street View
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