Elm Tree Cottage 7 Foxenfields | Abbots Ripton | Huntingdon | Cambs | PE28 2PW
ELM TREE COTTAGE “Elm Tree Cottage takes its name from the stunning mature elm tree in the garden. We were initially impressed by the size of the property and the outside space, as well as the location. Abbots Ripton is a beautiful village and it’s a great place to bring up a family,” say the vendors.
Porch with hardwood door to: ENTRANCE HALL Staircase to first floor landing with understairs storage cupboard. Coving and dado rail. Radiator.
CLOAKROOM Two piece suite comprising a low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Half-height tiling to walls. Tiled floor. Radiator. STUDY 3.25m x 2.55m Window to front and side aspects. Coving and dado rail. Radiator.
LIVING ROOM 4.80m x 4.15m Glazed French doors with matching side panels to rear aspect. Coving, dado rail and ceiling rose. Fireplace with inset flame-effect gas fire, stone surround and stone hearth. Three radiators. Double doors to:
DINING / FAMILY ROOM 4.15m x 3.00m French doors to rear aspect. Coving, dado rail and ceiling rose. Radiator.
Seller Insight “The house is very versatile, and we currently use the dining room as a play room for our children as we tend to spend most time in the dual aspect kitchen / breakfast room. The rooms are lovely and bright as they benefit from three sets of patio doors that lead out to the garden from the kitchen, playroom and lounge and we love to open them up on sunny days. We have added en suites to two of the large double bedrooms which have been really useful, as well as new windows, a new boiler and decorating throughout.” “We enjoy living here as it has a lovely community feel and everyone is very friendly. Abbots Ripton is a small village, yet it has everything we need for day to day living, including the nearby shop which stocks plenty of local items, such as free-range eggs, fruit, veg, fresh meat and cakes. The Abbot’s Elm is a very popular pub / restaurant and the village hall can be hired for private use. There’s always something going on throughout the year, such as Easter Egg Hunts, sporting events and the Classic Car and Village Fete.” “The fully enclosed main garden enjoys the sun throughout the day and it’s a very peaceful space to sit and relax on the large patio area. We’re not overlooked and have enjoyed some fun times in the hot tub, as well as camping in the side garden, otherwise known as the Secret Garden!” “The location is great as we enjoy easy access to the amenities of Huntingdon and Peterborough.” “We live in a lovely close with friendly neighbours and we will miss them.”
KITCHEN BREAKFAST ROOM 6.70m x 3.25m Window to front and two to side aspect. French doors to rear aspect. Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with Granite worksurfaces and upstands, under-pelmet lighting and tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with swan-neck mixer tap and drainer. Inset gas hob with extractor over. Built-in eye-level electric double oven. Built-in eye-level microwave. Integral dishwasher and fridge freezer. Tiled floor. Radiator.
UTILITY ROOM Window to side aspect. Glazed door to front aspect. Fitted with a range of base units with complementary worksurfaces. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Space for washing machine and tumble drier. Wall-mounted gas-fired boiler. Tiled floor. Radiator.
â€œThe lounge is a lovely, spacious and light room with patio doors leading to the garden.â€?
“The house and garden are perfect for entertaining and we’ve hosted a 16th and 80th birthday party with up to 60 guests.”
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Window to front elevation. Ceiling rose. Hatch to part-boarded loft with light. Double doors to airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 4.15m x 3.80m Window to rear elevation. Built-in wardrobe. Radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 2.90m x 2.60m Window to front and side elevations. Built-in three-door wardrobe. Radiator.
MASTER BEDROOM 4.60m x 4.00m Window to rear elevation. Two built-in double wardrobes. Radiator.
EN SUITE Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, wall-mounted hand wash basin with mixer tap, and walk-in shower cubicle. Half-height tiling to walls. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.
FAMILY BATHROOM Window to front elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin, and panel bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment. Half-height tiling to walls. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.
EN SUITE Window to rear elevation.Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap, and a walk-in shower cubicle with rainfall shower head. Half-height tiling to walls. Tiled floor. Recessed ceiling lights. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 3.05m x 2.90m Window to front elevation. Built-in three-door wardrobe. Radiator.
OUTSIDE To the front is a gravel driveway offering off-street parking and access to the double garage. Gated side access to the â€˜secret garden,â€™ which is mainly laid to lawn and enclosed by mature hedging, highlighting the Elm Tree and overlooking the village Church. There is a picket-fence enclosed garden to the front and side of the property, wrapping around to the rear, laid to lawn with mature flowerbeds.
The main rear south-facing garden is enclosed by fencing and hedging, and is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, shrubs and flowerbed borders. There is an extensive paved patio area, perfect for al fresco dining, extending to the side of the property with decked area ideal for a hot tub, door to garage and gated side access to the driveway.
DOUBLE GARAGE 5.85m x 5.55m Two up-and-over doors to front aspect. Pedestrian door to side aspect. Power and light connected.
FURTHER INFORMATION Date Built: 1997 Conservation area Gas-fired boiler – new in 2017 Un-adopted entry to Foxenfields - £10 pcm Covenant – no caravans or businesses Hot Tub not included • Detached Family Home • Prestigious Cul-de-Sac • Four Bedrooms & Three Bathrooms • Three Reception Rooms • Large Kitchen Breakfast Room • Beautiful Side & Rear Gardens • Double Garage & Off-Street Parking • Sought-After Village • Excellent Transport Links • Close to Village Amenities
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