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3 bed detached house for sale

West Wickham Road, Balsham, Cambridge CB21

  • Under offer
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Property details


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Grade II Listed, dating from mid-1600s
  • Three bedrooms with independent access
  • Two characterful reception rooms, plus study
  • Ground floor shower room and first floor bathroom
  • Fantastic kitchen/breakfast room with access to al-fresco entertaining area
  • Situated on a large plot in the heart of the village
  • Driveway and detached double garage

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A generously sized, three bedroom, extended cottage, situated in large gardens, with detached double garage, located within the heart of Balsham, within an easy commute to Cambridge. Finished and maintained to a good standard, this is a fabulous "chocolate box" home!

Balsham is a thriving and highly popular south Cambridgeshire village, just a short drive from the university city of Cambridge, with the larger village of Linton to the south and the fine old market town of Saffron Walden approximately 8 miles distant. The M11 access points and rail links to Liverpool Street are within easy reach. The village itself has a number of facilities, including post office / shop, two pubs and a coffee shop. There is also a very popular primary school, fine parish church, playing fields and numerous period properties.

Entrance hall: 11'7" x 5'3" (3.53m x 1.6m). Rear entrance with Brick floor, feature window, double doors to patio, access to kitchen/breakfast room and all other accommodation.

Shower room: 9'2" x 7'11" (2.8m x 2.41m). A superbly refitted downstairs shower room with; Large shower cubicle, wash basin with vanity unit and low-level WC, storage cupboard, beams, extractor fan and tiled flooring.

Living room: 17'5" (5.3m) x 12'10" (3.9m) plus alcove. A very generously proportioned reception room with fabulous feature fireplace housing a log burning stove, secondary glazed window to rear and front aspects. Door to study and door to garden.

Dining room: 14'1" (4.3m) x 9'10" (3m) plus alcove. A fantastic traditional feel to the formal dining room, again with a fabulous feature fireplace, beams and secondary glazed window to front.

Study: 17'1" x 7'5" (5.2m x 2.26m). Staircase to bedroom 2, window to rear and door to side.. Alcove for storage.

Kitchen: 14' x 11'1" (4.27m x 3.38m). A fully fitted kitchen with eye and base level units, alcove for Rangemaster stove, exposed beams, brick floor, patio doors to al-fresco dining area. Leading to rear entrance hall giving access to all other accommodation.

On the first floor:

Landing: 8'1" x 7'5" (2.46m x 2.26m).

Bedroom 1: 15' (4.57m) x 12' (3.66m) at widest point and 11'8" (3.56m) x 12 at narrowest point. Integral storage cupboards, double radiator, secondary glazed window to front.

Bedroom 2: 12'5" (3.78m) x 8' (2.44m) (10'9" (3.28m) at widest point). Secondary glazed window to front, double radiator.

Bedroom 3: 13'10" x 8'5" (4.22m x 2.57m). With beams, floorboards, double radiator, secondary glazed window to side, second staircase giving independent access.

Bathroom: 9'2" x 8'2" (2.8m x 2.5m). Suite comprising panelled bath, low-level WC and wash basin, window to rear.

Outside: The garden is approximately 55' x 32' mainly laid to lawn but with paved patio area and a "secret garden" area giving an al-fresco dining area directly off the kitchen, with established shrub and flower borders, apple trees and a greengage tree. To the rear behind the double garage is a 'tomato growing area' (wood framed greenhouse area).

There is also a good sized front garden area, which is laid to lawn with established shrub and bush borders.

Parking & garage There is a driveway for several cars and double garage with pitched roof (17'11" x 17'2").

Local authority: For further information on the local area and services, log onto

council tax: Band E.


Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Dullingham 5.3 miles
  • Whittlesford Parkway 7 miles
  • Meadow Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Linton Heights Junior School 2.6 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Dullingham 5.3 miles
  • Whittlesford Parkway 7 miles
  • Meadow Primary School 0.3 miles
  • Linton Heights Junior School 2.6 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in CB21:

  • £604,887
  • Price decrease

  • -£3,870
  • (-0.636%)
  • Over the last 12 months

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Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
4th Oct 2018 £465,000 Price reduced by £10,000
3rd Jul 2018 £475,000 Price increased by £10,000
3rd Jul 2018 £465,000 Price reduced by £10,000
12th Jun 2018 £475,000 Price increased by £10,000
25th May 2018 £465,000 Price reduced by £10,000
22nd May 2018 £475,000 Price increased by £10,000
18th Feb 2018 £465,000 Price reduced by £10,000
27th Sep 2017 £475,000 First listed
3rd Jan 2013 £375,000 Last sold

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