Location Kelshall is a pleasant village located south west of Cambridge, and just 4 miles away from the thriving market town of Royston which has an excellent range of amenities. For the commuter, the village is well placed for the A10 and A505 and is also within easy reach of mainline train stations at Ashwell & Morden and Royston.
Slate tiled entrance with oak pillars and carriage lamp, oak entrance door with double glazed pane, leading into:
Entrance hallway oak flooring, coats cupboard with hanging rail, staircase rising to the first floor with oak handrail, newel posts, underfloor heating, double panelled radiator, oak flooring, double glazed windows to the front and rear, ceiling with inset downlighters and wall lights.
Kitchen/breakfast room fitted with a good range of oak fronted storage cabinets and drawers to base and eye level with Corian working surfaces with double bowl butler style sink unit with mixer tap, natural red brick chimney breast with bressumer beam and log burning stove, built-in oak top table, range of fitted appliances including electric oven and 4 ring hob, cooking Range, space for fridge/freezer and space for dishwasher, wealth of exposed beams and timbers, tiled floor, secondary double glazed windows to two aspects and double glazed window to third aspect. Oak stable door leading to outside.
Scullery wealth of timbers, glazed fronted display cabinet, wooden working surfaces with storage cupboards and drawers below, sink unit with mixer tap, secondary double glazed window.
Dining room wealth of exposed beams and timbers, double panelled radiator, oak flooring, wall lights, secondary double glazed window, open framework leading to:
Living room feature Inglenook fireplace with natural redbrick chimney breast and bressumer beam fitted with cast iron logburning stove, cupboard to chimney breast recess, double panelled radiators, secondary double glazed windows to two aspects.
Rear hall tiled floor, timber latch door to porch, timber braced door leading to outside, coat hooks, windows to either side.
Snug/office exposed timbers, feature open fireplace with natural redbrick chimney breast and bressumer, double panelled radiators, secondary double glazed windows to two aspects, wall lights, timber latch door with secondary staircase rising to first floor.
Cloakroom/utility Travertine tiled working surfaces and floors, range of oak fronted storage cupboards, butler style sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing and space for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, low level w.c., underfloor heating, vaulted ceiling, extractor fan, double glazed and frosted window.
Sitting room A magnificent converted barn with full height vaulted ceiling with a wealth of exposed beams and timbers, oak flooring with underfloor heating, double glazed doors leading out to the rear.
Garden spiral staircase rising to:
Mezzanine vaulted ceiling, wealth of exposed beams and timbers, glazed and oak balustrade looking into barn, double glazed window.
Orangery pitched double glazed roof, double glazed to three sides with double glazed doors leading out to the garden, slate tiled floor, underfloor heating.
Bedroom 2 with feature vaulted ceiling, underfloor heating, double glazed windows to two aspects.
Ensuite bathroom fitted with white suite comprising panelled bath with mixer tap and separate shower above, wash hand basin with tiling to splashbacks, low level w.c., tiled floor, ceiling with inset downlighters, extractor fan, double glazed frosted window, heated towel rail/radiator.
Bedroom 3 ceiling with inset downlighters, underfloor heating, double glazed window to the rear.
On the first floor
galleried landing ceiling with a range of inset downlighters, exposed beams, fitted linen cupboard, slatted shelving, fitted bookshelving, double panelled radiator, secondary staircase, secondary double glazed windows to two aspect.
Bedroom 1 part vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, double panelled radiator, secondary double glazed windows to three aspects including Mullion window, wall lights, double panelled radiator.
Ensuite shower room tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., oak flooring, exposed timbers, extractor fan, heated towel rail/radiator.
Bedroom 4 part vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, wardrobe cupboards, double panelled radiator, secondary double glazed window.
Bedroom 5 part vaulted ceiling, double panelled radiator, secondary double glazed window.
Bathroom panelled bath with mixer tap, shower above, glazed screen, pedestal wash hand basin, tiling to splashbacks, low level dual flush w.c., heated towel rail/radiator, double panelled radiator, exposed and sealed floorboards, part vaulted ceiling, exposed timbers, inset downlighters, shaver point, secondary double glazed window, extractor fan.
Outside The property sits in its own delightful established plot in all extending to about 1.2 acres. Principal entrance via electric 5-bar gate leading to gravelled driveway and parking area, well stocked flowering and shrub beds and hedgerow.
To the rear of the property are paved seating areas with outside lighting and ornamental pond, kitchen garden, chicken coop, outside tap. Gardens to the side and rear principally laid to lawn with a wildlife pond, fruit trees, flowering and shrub beds, small woodland, solar panels. Stable block with loose boxes and storage, corrugated roof, under weatherboarded elevations with electricity and water.
Further driveway to the side cupboard housing the ground source heat pumps. 5-bar gated access, timber pedestrian gate, public footpath and access, twin timber gates leading to garden.
Agents' notes Please note the public footpath only goes along a small corner of the plot and does not affect the privacy of the rear garden.
The property benefits from its own bank of solar panels within the grounds as well as ground source heat pump.
Due to these, the electric costs have been approximately £2,000 per annum (please note that this is the total utility cost). The property also benefits from a government scheme which pays about £5,800 per annum. This figure changes with inflation and runs until April 2024.
Lisitng details kelshall kelshall tl 33 nw (West side) 4/5 The Old Crown II House. Late C16 or early C17, altered C19. Timber frame, rendered. Slate roof. 3 cells, originally probably lobby entry plan with stairs behind stack. 2 storeys. Gable end to road jettied, renewed brackets, underbuilt with a 4 light C19 rectangular bay window. First floor 2 light flush frame casement. Half hip with C19 cusped bargeboards to steeply pitched roof. Right return has an entrance in a C19 gabled porch, two first floor horizontal sliding sashes. Left return has an entrance and scattered C20 casements, two first floor horizontal sliding sashes. Ridge stack between 2 front bays, rebuilt cap. External stack added to rear with 1 storey outshut addition. Interior not inspected. Formerly a public house.