High Street, Girton, Cambridge

  • Detached five bedroom village home
  • Central village location
  • Three reception rooms
  • Self-contained one bedroom annexe
  • Ideal family garden
  • Large driveway for parking numerous vehicles
  • Catchment area for Girton Glebe Primary and Impington Village College
  • Access to Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hospital, M11 and A14
  • Good local amenities

Three reception rooms, contemporary kitchen/breakfast room, downstairs bedroom/dining room, cloakroom/wc, annexe with living room, kitchen, bedroom and shower room. Four upstairs double bedrooms including dressing room accessed from the main bedroom, large family bathroom with free-standing double ended bath and separate shower, large decked balcony. Rear garden landscaped with patio, lawn, family-friendly artificial turf area, secure dog-run. Gravelled front driveway with flower bed borders and off-street parking for numerous cars, EPC rating E

The property 68 High Street is the ideal village family home offering versatile and spacious accommodation of 2333 sq ft (216.7 SqM) laid out over two floors including a self-contained annexe (414 sq ft / 38.5 SqM). Positioned in the heart of the village, this detached residence is extremely well presented having recently completed a programme of enhancements to create a calm and elegantly finished interior including new carpets in the living room and upstairs bedrooms and attractive front and rear gardens.

The entrance hall provides access to the cloak room/wc and the bright multi-use front reception room with bay window to front and side. The hallway, with elegant inset feature wall shelf, leads past the staircase to the family/dining room, living room and kitchen. The versatile family/dining room has exposed timber beams, hard flooring, side window and interior window to front reception/utility room.

The living room includes a decorative feature fireplace (capped off, not operational), with mantle and marble surround, patio doors and windows to three aspects.

The kitchen benefits from floor and wall units, an abundance of counter space, breakfast bar, integrated fridge, space for dishwasher, double oven and five-ring gas hob. There is a door out to the patio, open hall with a pantry cupboard and door to Bedroom 5, which benefits from a tiled en suite shower room and window to rear.

Upstairs the L-shaped landing leads to bedrooms to the front and rear of the property and the spacious bathroom. The door to the dressing room from the landing is still in situ providing the potential to return the room to a nursery or additional bedroom.

The Main bedroom is spacious with access to the bathroom and an open alcove to the dressing room. Bedroom 2 features patio doors to the wooden decked balcony overlooking the rear garden. Bedroom 4 with window to the side contains a fitted wardrobe. The expansive and luxurious bathroom has doors conveniently to the landing and to the main bedroom. In addition to a double shower enclosure, the centre piece is a contemporary double ended bathtub.

The annexe The self-contained annexe, currently achieving £9500 per year rent, is positioned along the front and side of the house and accessed from the front drive into an entrance hall and through to the living room. Separate doors from the living room lead to the kitchen, shower room and bedroom. The kitchen, with gas hob, oven, space for fridge freezer and plumbing for washing machine, has an external door to the path at the side of the house. The shower room has a skylight, tiled floor and shower cubicle. The bedroom runs alongside the living room with window to the front. The annexe has separate council tax to the main house.

Outside The property is set back from the road with a gravelled driveway edged with flower beds. There is off-road parking for several cars. Side pathways lead to the secluded rear garden and patio. Along the left of the garden is a fenced-off dog-run. The garden is separated into several terraces of lawns and child-friendly artificial turf. A garden shed provides storage.

Location Girton is a thriving and popular village situated on the outskirts of the city. It is extremely well served in terms of local amenities including doctors' surgery, primary school, convenience store, recreation ground, parish church and two public houses, one with a very good restaurant. It is located very well for access to Cambridge city centre with a regular bus service and the guided bus route at nearby Oakington. For those needing to commute by road, there are excellent links to the M11, A428 and A14.