An impressive detached family home, with four bedrooms and versatile separate annexe, ideal for studio or home office, in a quiet no through road in sought-after Cambridgeshire village.
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The Gables is a highly appealing property offering over 2000sq.ft of exceptionally flexible accommodation with delightful outlooks over the village green. The interior is very well presented throughout and features neutral decoration with a tasteful combination of classic details and contemporary fixtures.
The accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and includes a family room and sitting room of equal size located on either side of the reception hall, both benefitting from large bay windows and elegant fireplaces. There is also an impressive open plan kitchen and dining area to the one side of the property, which is a light filled 29ft space with bi-folding doors opening to the patio and garden. The modern kitchen features contemporary units with high-quality integrated appliances and a breakfast bar, while there is ample room for family dining adjacent to the windows overlooking the garden. The sunny drawing room is situated on the opposite side and mirrors the dining area with bi-folding doors and a vaulted ceiling. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a spacious principal bedroom with ample built in storage and en suite shower room, a fully fitted utility, a cloakroom and a storage room.
On the first floor there are three good sized double bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en suite shower room, and there is a well-appointed family bathroom.
Outside there is a large, bright and airy self contained detached annexe with vaulted ceiling and velux windows. This is suitable for a wide variety of uses, presently utilised as an Office for full-time home working.
Set on the village green, the property benefits from a private driveway leading to a good sized gravel parking area. At the rear of the property is a well-proportioned and sunny south-east facing garden, which is laid to lawn and features well maintained mature trees. A spacious patio area extends from the rear of the main house providing the ideal al fresco space for dining and entertaining, while a paved pathway leads down to the gravel driveway and parking area, carport and large secure storage room. There is also a further private patio area to the side of the property.
Set in the centre of the small village of Over, to the north west of Cambridge, the property enjoys a peaceful setting within a friendly community. The village itself has a food market, primary school, GP surgery, Community centre and public house, while additional amenities can be found in larger nearby villages such as Willingham. The historical city of Cambridge is just a few miles away and offers a wide choice of cultural attractions, as well as independent shops and high-quality restaurants. There is also an excellent selection of educational facilities in the local area, including a good local primary less than a mile away, Swavesey Village College is a well-regarded secondary school in the local catchment. The direct train from Cambridge will take you to London Kings Cross in less than an hour, and there are also excellent road links within easy reach, with the M11 accessible just over 6 miles away.
From Cambridge, head on to the M11 northbound and continue to follow this road as it becomes Huntingdon Road. At junction 25, take the B1050 exit to Bar Hill / Longstanton / Superstore, then at the roundabout, take the third exit onto the B1050. Continue for 1.3 miles then at the next roundabout, take the first exit to stay on the B1050. Proceed for a further mile, then at the roundabout take the first exit, followed by a right turn onto Over Road. Continue onto Gravel Bridge Road, then Longstanton Road, followed by West Street. Turn right at Glover Street and continue onto Long Furlong before turning right onto High Street where the driveway to the property is located on the right hand side.Read all
- Reception Hall
- Sitting Room
- Family Room/Playroom/Office
- Large contemporary Dining Kitchen
- Four Double Bedrooms - 2 Ensuite Shower Rooms
- Family Bathroom
- Utility Room
- Spacious Detached Annexe Office/Studio
- EPC rating C
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