Locksley House is an imposing detached, five bedroom, family home which is situated in one of the most eagerly sought-after locations within the village and sitting within a good size mature plot offering versatile living accommodation with scope for further enlargement. (Subject to the necessary consents)
The ground floor accommodation is accessed via a covered porch leading to the wide entrance hall with storage for footwear and coats. The sitting room is vast in size with ample room for sofas and armchairs, gas-effect fire with marble surround, bespoke cupboards, glazed double doors give access to the library and the sitting room extends to provide a further seating area, which is light, bright and airy with three feature arched windows allowing light into the house whilst giving beautiful views out to the rear courtyard area; part-glazed double doors give access to the garden room. The tiled kitchen/breakfast room has a range of base and eye-level units, ample work surfaces, clever storage cupboards, a 4-ring hob with extractor above, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap fitted with InSinkErator and window to the side aspect; for informal dining the kitchen accommodates space for a table and chairs, the ceiling in this area is vaulted with Velux windows and there are part-glazed doors to the courtyard garden. The library is a perfect place to relax with views to the front of the house, there are stairs to the first floor, double doors to the sitting room and a door to the dining room. The dining room is large with dual aspect windows, there is plenty of room for a large table and chairs and double doors lead into the garden room, which is a cosy space to sit and enjoy the views. The utility room has space and plumbing for various appliances, a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, storage cupboards and a WC.
The first floor accommodation, with all 5 bedrooms accessed off a central landing, has access to the loft space. The master bedroom is a good size double with built-in wardrobes on a bispoke slider system, there are two windows to the side aspect and this room benefits from an en suite shower with WC and washhand basin. Bedroom 2, again, is a good size with ample built-in storage, stripped floorboards and a window to the front aspect. Bedroom 3 is also a double with Dormer window. Bedrooms 4 and 5 are of a good size and both have a mezzanine area above, accessed by fixed wooden stairs with further eaves storage to bedroom 5. The family bathroom is modern in design, there is a bath with shower above, WC, washhand basin, a heated towel rail, all finished with contemporary tiling.
Outside, Locksley House is accessed through a walled entrance, there is ample off-road parking for multiple vehicles. The double garage has light and power connected and could easily be converted to provide extra living space/annexe. The large mature, well stocked, rear garden offers a high degree of privacy, there is an oversized South facing, sun-trap courtyard which is perfect for alfresco dining. There are shrub borders, mature trees with the remainder laid to lawn. The various outbuildings include a potting shed and summerhouse. A block paved path gives access to the front of the house.
Impington is an attractive and very popular village conveniently situated approximately three miles north of Cambridge. Good shopping facilities are provided by the neighbouring village of Histon and Impington Village College provides educational facilities up to the age of eighteen. In addition the property is well placed for access to the A14 and M11. The Guided Bus way (running from Huntingdon Railway Station to Trumpington Park and Ride) provides a direct link to Cambridge City Centre. Locksley House is within close proximity to the bus stops and to both Cambridge North Railway Station, Cambridge Central Railway Station and Addenbrookes Hospital.
• 5 bed detached family home • Sought-after location • Versatile accommodation • Good size mature plot • Garage/off-road parking • Potential to enlarge (subject to the necessary consents)
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