Church End, Cambridge

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  • Detached five bedroom Grade II Listed home
  • Many original features
  • Four reception rooms and study
  • Utility room, various sheds, greenhouse and summer house
  • Large gardens
  • Garage/workshop and driveway for several cars
  • Nearby schools: Cherry Hinton Primary, Spinney Primary, Galfrid Primary, St Bede's inter-church scho
  • Access to Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hospital, M11 and A14
  • Good local amenities

Four reception rooms including entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, library, kitchen/breakfast room, porch and cloakroom/wc,. First floor with large landing study/"nook" area, main bedroom with en-suite shower and wardrobe, front bedroom 2, bedroom 3, family bathroom. Second floor with two large bedrooms and wardrobe/store room. Rear gardens with patio, lawn, utility room, garage/workshop, bike shelter, wood store, garden shed, greenhouse, vegetable plots and summer house. Gravelled driveway to garage and main side entrance and rear patio with off-street parking for 3-4 cars, EPC rating E

The property
The Old Rosemary Branch at 67 Church End is an attractive detached Grade II Listed former public house dating back to the early 18th century with many original features. A versatile family home on the edge of Cherry Hinton offering flexible and spacious accommodation of 2371 sq ft (220 SqM) laid out over three floors and a large garden with a garage/workshop, utility room, bike shelter, wood store, garden shed, greenhouse and summer house with wide ranging open views. There are four reception rooms and a study, five bedrooms, a bathroom and an en-suite shower. The windows were upgraded in 2015 to slimline double-glazed units.

The main side entrance opens into an entrance porch with high ceilings and access to the cloakroom/w.c. The large inner entrance hall/reception area with French doors to the rear patio leads to the sitting room with beams and open fireplace. There is a door to the small front entrance hall, linking across to the dining room with wood burning stove and doorway through to the library reception area with built in shelves and the kitchen.
The kitchen has a breakfast area, granite-style work surfaces, double oven, induction hob, space for dishwasher and fridge, oil boiler and a range of wall and floor shelves and cupboards. There is a stable-style door to the patio and garden.

On the first floor the large landing area opens into a study area or "nook" overlooking the garden. The family bathroom contains a shower over the bath and water cylinder cupboard. A laundry cupboard is also accessible from the landing. The first floor also provides three bedrooms, of which the main bedroom includes a wardrobe, en-suite shower, sink with vanity unit, and the larger second bedroom features a decorative fireplace and window seat with internal storage. On the second floor are two large bedrooms, with wardrobe/store room.

A gated and gravel driveway for three to four cars runs down the side of the house to the garage/workshop at the end along a wall and door into the garden. On the other side of the wall in the garden is a covered seating area. The utility room is adjacent to the garage/workshop. The bike shelter, wood store, garden shed, oil tank and greenhouse are behind the utility room with the summer house at the far end of the garden past the vegetable plots.

Church End is located between Coldhams Lane, Cherry Hinton and Cambridge Airport just on the outskirts of Cambridge city. It is well served in terms of local amenities in both Cherry Hinton and Cambridge including a Sainsbury's supermarket on Coldhams Lane, David Lloyd health and fitness centre, parish church, convenience stores and takeaways, various local primary and secondary schools. For those needing to commute by road, there are excellent links to the M11, A11, A14.

From Sainsburys on Coldhams Lane/ Barnwell Road roundabout head along Coldhams Lane towards Cherry Hinton village. Take the turning into Rosemary Lane on the left after the traffic lights. Follow the road around into Church End Road. Number 67 is the white house on the left.

Local Authority: Cambridge City Council
Council Tax Band: F
Services: Oil powered heating, electricity, mains water and drainage (and fibre optic cabling).