This individual detached single storey residence has been sympathetically improved and extended in more recent times and now provides exceptionally versatile living accommodation, together with delightful generous gardens enjoying a high degree of privacy and seclusion, backing directly onto fields and farmland with breath taking views over countryside.
The property occupies a most desirable and tranquil non-estate position in a picturesque country lane towards the edge of this highly sought after south Cambridgeshire village. Balsham is conveniently located just 10 miles from the university city of Cambridge and provides an excellent range of local amenities including a primary school, post office/stores, delicatessen/coffee shop, two inns, fine church and recreation ground with children's play area adjacent. More extensive shopping and school facilities are available in the nearby village of Linton, while for the commuter there is a train service to London via Whittlesford or Audley End. The nearest M11 motorway access points are located at Duxford (Junction 10) and Stumps Cross (Junction 9).
Covered porch with tiled step and front entrance door, leading to:
Reception hall with radiator, large built-in broom/storage cupboard, inset matwell and natural wood style flooring, opening to:
Inner hall with trap door and loft ladder leading to roof space. Door leading to bedroom 1.
Living room with an attractive feature stone fireplace with marble hearth and cast iron wood burning stove, feature large sealed unit double glazed picture windows to front aspect overlooking gardens and courtyard style driveway, radiator.
Dining room with radiator and a pair of full height sealed unit double glazed windows and double glazed doors leading to:
Conservatory with a ceramic tiled floor, dual aspect sealed unit double glazed windows overlooking the delightful gardens and paved courtyard style area, high semi-vaulted ceiling, electric wall mounted radiator and a pair of full height sealed unit double glazed doors leading to the courtyard style paved area, a pair of sealed unit double glazed doors leading to:
Kitchen with a range of attractive wall and base units comprising an inset single drainer one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer taps and cupboards below, integrated dishwasher, space for refrigerator, extensive further base units with worktops and cupboards and drawers below, range of wall storage cupboards, space for and including a Range style cooker with contemporary style splashback and stainless steel extractor cooker hood above, space for an American style fridge/freezer, further base units with drawers and cupboards beneath and wall storage cupboards and glazed fronted cabinets, ceramic tiled floor, radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows to rear and side aspect and opening through to:
Utility room with an inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, cupboards beneath, worktop to side with space and plumbing beneath for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wall storage cupboards, dresser style unit with coat hooks and worktop with cupboards and drawers beneath, sealed unit double glazed door to side aspect, ceramic tiled floor, opening to:
Rear lobby with ceramic tiled floor, door off to:
Shower room with a tiled shower cubicle and wall mounted shower unit, corner wash hand basin with ceramic tiled splashback, mixer tap, low level w.c., ceramic tiled floor and walls, vertical radiator/towel rail and door leading through to:
Bedroom 4 with radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows to front aspect and fitted double wardrobes and shelved cupboard.
Bedroom 1 with radiator, two sets of sealed unit double glazed windows to front aspect and two built-in double wardrobes.
Bedroom 2 with radiator, built-in double wardrobes and sealed unit double glazed windows to rear aspect with glorious views over the delightful rear gardens with farmland beyond.
Bedroom 3 with radiator, sealed unit double glazed windows to rear aspect.
Bathroom with a white suite comprising bath with separate wall mounted electric shower unit above and ceramic tiled walls around, vanity style unit with inset wash hand basin with worktop to side, cupboards below and integrated w.c., further upright shelved storage cupboards and open shelving to side, vertical radiator/towel rail and ceramic tiled floor.
Outside To the front of the property there is an attractive garden laid to lawn with mature shrubs, bushes, well stocked borders and mixed hedgerow around and a driveway leading to an extensive brick paviour courtyard style parking area. To one side of the property there is a wrought iron gate leading to an enclosed paved storage area and further gated access leading into the rear garden. To the left hand side of the property there is a further brick paviour pathway with external lighting which leads in turn to the rear garden.
The delightful rear gardens are principally laid to lawn with a great variety of mature shrubs, well stocked borders, trees and hedgerow around and, of course, as previously mentioned the gardens back directly onto unspoilt farmland and enjoy breathtaking views over gently undulating farmland and countryside. Within the garden area there is a brick paviour pathway which runs from the property itself to a secluded paved patio area and there is also a further paved terrace ideal for al fresco dining with a shrub covered pergola surrounding. There is also a further enclosed area with a timber garden storage shed, paved area with bin storage and separate detached workshop with light and power and sealed unit double glazed windows to front aspect.
Immediately to the rear of the property there is a delightful courtyard style brick paviour terrace with raised beds and a low retaining brick wall with flower beds integrated to side. There is also external power sockets, lighting and a cold water tap and a trellis to the side of a greenhouse.