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Elm - Nr Wisbech

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Reference: ch613960
Price: Guide price £437,750
Village and Nearest Town: Elm, Wisbech
Location: Village
Type: Farmhouse
Period: Character
Status: Sold
Tenure: Freehold
Bedrooms: 5
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Summary

Spacious Extended Period Farmhouse With Equestrian Facilities

 7.2 ACRES (stms) - Situated towards the outskirts of probably one of North Cambridgeshires prettiest villages, this truly superb family home has been extended and modernised creating exceptionally bright living space whilst still retaining that ‘period’ feel. The accommodation briefly comprises principal bedroom, three more double rooms and a fifth single bedroom, large luxury bathroom, while to the ground floor there is an entrance hall, cloakroom, inner reception hall, drawing room, large study, fabulous kitchen/breakfast room with walk in pantry, dining room and superb family room. From the kitchen, there is a freezer/storage room, utility room, further hallways providing coats and boots space and a large shower room. Outside, the house is well screened by high hedging, entrance gateway leading onto a gravel driveway providing parking for several vehicles, attached single garage and gardeners WC, secluded rear garden with patios and lawn areas, brick built BBQ, raised hot tub and part covered dog or chicken run. The gorgeous  secluded side garden, overlooked from all the main rooms of the house, offers further patios leading onto lawns interspersed with mature specimen trees giving a ‘park like’ appearance. The equestrian facilities include three stables (space for fourth), large pole barn for hay/tractor/implements/general storage and the perimeter is securely stock fenced. Ample space for more stabling and a manege (stpp).             

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Kitchen
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Drawing Room
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Dining Room
Study
Study
Prinicipal Bedroom
Prinicipal Bedroom
Bedroom Two
Bedroom Two
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Hot Tub & Bbq Area
Hot Tub & Bbq Area
Stables 1 & 2
Stables 1 & 2
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Pole Barn
Pole Barn
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Particulars

ACCOMMODATION

 

ENTRANCE HALL

Front door with semi circular fan light, tiled flooring, coved ceiling.

 

STUDY

3.99m x 3.63m (13’1” 11’11”)

Double French doors lead out to the side patio with flanking full length window panels, wall mounted uplighters, coved ceiling and fitted carpet.

 

CLOAKROOM

Obscure double glazed window to the driveway, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback, low level WC, radiator, tiled flooring, large airing cupboard with lagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater, ample racking and shelving for linen and clothes drying.

 

DRAWING ROOM

5.51m x 4.11m (18’1” x 13’6”)

Having two windows to the front with French doors to the patio, flanking full length window panels providing views of the superb side gardens. Feature working fireplace with wood surround and mantle, tiled hearth, wall mounted picture lighting, coved ceiling, central ceiling light point, fitted carpet and double radiator.

 

INNER RECEPTION HALL

4.16m x 2.61m (13’8” x 8’7”)

Dual aspect windows to front and side, stairs to first floor, radiator, large understairs coats and boots storage cupboard, coved ceiling and fitted carpet. Wide dog leg staircase to first floor landing.

 

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST

5.15m x 3.15m (16’11” x 10’4”)

Windows overlooking the large side patio and gardens, pale cream ‘Shaker’ style kitchen units with ample worktops surfaces over, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, space for fridge freezer, breakfast bar unit with cupboarding below having inset tiled worktop to match the part tiled walls and splashback areas, space for a large dresser, space and plumbing for dishwasher, cream electric ‘Rangemaster’ double oven with overhead extractor hood, tiled flooring, coved ceiling, walk in pantry (5’8” x 3’6”) with fitted  shelving and a  tiled floor. An archway leads through to the dining room and from the pantry, a latch door opens to:

 

BOILER ROOM

Obscure glazed window to side aspect, ‘Firebird’ oil fired condensing boiler for central heating and hot water, wall mounted timing controls and water tap. The boiler is under a year old.

 

REAR HALLWAY

Tiled floor, coved ceiling, half glazed multi paned door to rear garden and door to:

 

COATS & BOOT ROOM /FREEZER ROOM

1.88m x 1.77m (6’2” x 5’10”)

 

UTILITY ROOM

1.98m x 1.73m (6’6” x 5’8”)

Window overlooking rear patio and gardens beyond, inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and cupboard below, work surface, space and plumbing for washing machine and tumble dryer, tiled flooring.

 

DINING ROOM

3.53m x 3.17m (11’7” x 10’5”)

Wide archway leads to the kitchen, coved ceiling, wall mounted uplighters, central ceiling light point, laminate flooring, double radiator and a wide archway leading to:

 

FAMILY LOUNGE

5.89m x 4.87m (19’4” x 16’0”)

Triple aspect light filled room with two large windows together with two sets of French doors and full length side panels on opposite sides of the room leading out to the patios ideal for ‘al fresco’ dining. The windows mainly overlook the superb gardens whilst one set looks towards the paddocks. Below the windows are radiators with wide fitted radiator covers providing both extensive seating and storage, central glazed TV cabinet space for storing DVDs / CDs etc, wall mounted uplighters, central ceiling light point and laminate flooring.

 

SECOND INNER HALLWAY

With space for boots and outdoor coats, radiator, tiled floor, coved ceiling, doors to rear garden & shower room.

 

SHOWER ROOM

With obscure glazed window to rear aspect, corner shower cubicle, low level WC. wash hand basin inset into a vanity unit with cupboarding below.

 

FIRST FLOOR

 

LANDING

Window to side aspect, access to insulated loft space.

 

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM

 

Large Entrance Area

1.77m x 1.65m (5’10” x 5’5”)

Containing deep wardrobe cupboards with extensive hanging space and doorway into:

 

Bedroom Area

3.55m x 3.10m (11’8” x 10’2”) Minimum

Window overlooking front aspect, wall mounted uplighters, along one wall is a range of deep fitted wardrobes, radiator and fitted carpet.

 

FAMILY BATHROOM

2.97m x 2.79m (9’9” x 9’2”)

Window to side aspect, white suite comprising a panelled bath with tiled splashbacks, corner shower cubicle, overhead lighting with extractor fan and drench shower head, pedestal  wash  hand  basin  with tiled   splashback, illuminated wall mounted mirror, radiator and low level WC. All taps and bathroom accessories are in chrome finish and there is fitted carpeting. 

 

BEDROOM TWO

4.14m x 2.92m (13’7” x 9’7”)

Window to side aspect, double radiator, picture rail and fitted carpet.

 

BEDROOM THREE

3.22m x 3.05m (10’7” x 10’0”)

Window to side aspect, double radiator and fitted carpet.

 

BEDROOM FOUR

3.38m x 2.44m (11’1” x 8’0”) plus recess of 1.67m x 1.09m (5’6” x 3’7”)

With two windows to front aspect, double radiator, coved ceiling and fitted carpet.

 

BEDROOM FIVE

2.84m x 2.18m (9’4” x 7’2”)

Window to side aspect, picture rail, single radiator and fitted carpet.

 

OUTSIDE

The property is entered via a gated gravel driveway with parking area to the front whilst the driveway continues along the side of the house to the attached garage.

 

ATTACHED GARAGE

5.71m x 3.63m (18’9” x 11’11”)

Having light and power, concrete floor and up and over door.

 

GARDENERS WC

Attached to the rear of the garage and comprising low level WC, wash hand basin and radiator.

 

THE REAR GARDENS

To the rear of the house is a wide covered porch with seating area. Further from the porch is a secluded seating area, raised herb garden, further area ideal for clothes drying and at the very rear of this area is a part covered dog run. An archway in the hedging leads to a further very private area where there is a brick built BBQ and steps up to the raised hot tub which is inset into decking and further enclosed by a pergola with many varieties of established climbing plants and vines. Onwards from this area is an open lawned play area (ideal for football etc).

 

THE SIDE GARDENS

A real feature of this property are the tranquil ‘Park Like’ side gardens which have large patio areas adjacent to the house together with smooth lawns interspersed with mature specimen trees, wild planted areas together with seating areas and the whole being completely private and set behind tall mature hedging.

 

ENCLOSED DOG RUN

4.26m x 2.44m (14’0” x 8’0”)

Wire entry gate and strong wired fencing set on a concrete base with dwarf block walling.

 

THE EQUESTRIAN FACILITIES

The equestrian facilities are accessed from the rear lawned play area, which would be ideal for placing a manege in this location (stpp). This area is currently divided from the horses by a post and rail fence with entry gateway adjacent to the stables.

 

STABLE BLOCK

Currently there are three stables on a wide concrete apron, with light and water. Stables 1 & 2 are of an irregular shape and measured from halfway across. There is scope to create a much larger stable yard here (stpp).

 

  • Stable One @ 3.50m x 3.48m (11’6” x 11’5”)

 

  • Stable Two @ 3.58m x 3.53m (11’9” x 11’7”)

  

  • CHICKEN COOP or small mammal cage

3.55m x 2.79m (11’8” x 9’2”)

Easily converted to create another stable of    similar size to the other existing ones.

 

  • Stable Three @  3.40m x 3.40m (11’2” x 11’2”)

 

DETACHED POLE BARN

13.72m x 3.73m (45’0” x 12’3”)

Set a little way away from the stables and has a number of bays ideal for hay, tractor storage, implement storage etc. while the last bay ideally suits as a field shelter.

 

THE LAND

Fully enclosed by stock fencing, well drained with drainage ditches to two sides. The surrounding land is farmed and of particular note are the orchards immediately to the rear with a distant backdrop of mature trees surrounding the majestic bell tower and spire of the church at Elm, creating a very pastoral scene of rural beauty.

 

 

 

 

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Last Updated: Tuesday 11th December 2018