Bythorn, Huntingdon

£560,000

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Bythorn, Huntingdon

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£560,000

Reference: 13114

* Idyllic Village Location Opposite the Green, * Detached Period Cottage - Substantial Plot 0.30 Acres (approximately)* Self -Contained Annex Conversion STPP - via former detached garaging *Currently a Home Office with Kitchen and w.c *Three Reception Rooms *Three Double Bedrooms * Scope to extend Subject to Planning, *Country Views to the rear. *Buses from the village to local schooling. *Rare opportunity to find a unique home in a sought- after village with potential to add significant value* Planning permission previously granted for loft conversion adding two double bedrooms and Dormer windows - status lapsed. Freehold.

Property Description

Summary Hill Rise Cottage
This Detached and Extended characterful family home offers a Double Fronted Cottage - of brick construction under a tile roof. Enjoying a plot of approximately a third of one acre (0.30 acres) believed to be constructed in the mid-Georgian period. This idyllic village residence opposite the Village Green, offers spacious accommodation, including Three Double Bedrooms and Three Reception Rooms - comprising reception, study room, lounge (with inglenook feature fireplace,) and a formal dining room.

In addition, a kitchen and open connecting breakfast family room with built in original range cooker. The fitted kitchen, has sink and space for appliances including a free-standing electric range style cooker.
Arranged over two floors, this charming home has many original features, like exposed beams to the ceiling in most rooms and the first floor offers an oversize family bathroom alongside three double bedrooms. The extension addition to the rear aspect, was sympathetically added in 1980, adding footage to two floors beyond original cottage footprint. Other benefits include some Double Glazing, LPG Gas fired Central Heating, Part Conversion of an Extended Former Garage with a dedicated home office, lobby, w.c and part plumbed shower room, In addition a purpose built L - shaped kitchen with steel surfaces ideal for catering, oversize stainless sink /prep area and tiled areas ideal for a food preparation to comply with high standards of hygiene. The specification could be ideal for home based catering businesses.

The front elevation has additional Orchard plot with a number of fruit bearing trees. The gated driveway can accommodate multiple vehicles and rolling lawns extend to a traditional picket fence with pedestrian gate to the pathway leading to the main entrance door. The property enjoys a mature garden to the rear - with lawns and open aspect views to a meadow beyond, enclosed mainly by fencing and hedgerow the attractive garden also benefits from a large timber shed - connected with power and light. A number of attractive trees provide shade privacy and interest.

Bythorn is located on the edge of the Cambridgeshire/ Northamptonshire border and has easy access onto the A14. There are a selection of excellent local primary, secondary and private schools within easy reach.

Accommodation
Features include a traditional double fronted layout with two separate reception rooms to the front aspect divided by a small entrance hallway with to sets of stairs to the first-floor accommodation.
The larger reception room being of spacious proportions with a traditional wood burner set to a homely brick inglenook fireplace. The kitchen is well-appointed, with wall and base fitted units and a free-standing range style cooker window and composite split stable door overlooking the attractive rear garden. A door from the kitchen gives access to a formal dining room with French door and matching side light windows to the garden patio. The room has an open connection to the original kitchen breakfast dining element with wall mounted historic range, we are advised is in full working order. There is a second staircase to the landing from the kitchen and doors from the landing connect three bedrooms the bedroom to the rear which forms the extension has a steeply pitched roof with some restricted head height and the two further doubles have front facing aspects. The family bathroom comprises a three- piece suite comprising panel bath, w.c and wash hand basin with potential for further fitted storage.

Outside
The property enjoys a mature garden with timber shed connected with power and light, two lawned areas, a number of attractive trees and planting areas fully enclosed with some view of the open countryside to the rear across meadow. The exceptional frontage includes a small Orchard with a number of fruit trees. Off road driveway parking to the front aspect - accommodates multi vehicle parking comfortably and the low picket fenced lawn frontage sets the property appropriately for the attractive village setting opposite the Village Green.

The property provides a welcoming home with potential for further improvement including Annex via existing brick built garage conversion, offering single bedroom ( or simply 4th Bedroom to the main accommodation) or suitable home office/ catering business environment working possibilities and all in a sought- after location, therefore early viewings are recommended.

Situation
Bythorn has excellent road links East to Cambridge & Huntingdon and West to the midlands and via the A14 and M1 and M6 intersections. Brington CofE Primary School Church Lane, Brington, Huntingdon, PE28 5AE. Rail Links Stations, Wellingborough - 10.7 m, Huntingdon Rail Station - 11.3 m, Kettering Rail Station -12 m, St Neots Rail Station - 12.9 m, Corby Rail Station - 12.9 m.
Schooling: Brington Primary School and Kimbolton School we understand have dedicated school bus services to the village.

Principal Measurements
Lounge: 15'8 x 10'0" (4.78m x 3.04m)
Dining Room: 11' x 8'7 (3.35m x 2.62m)
Kitchen: 24' x 10'11 (7.31m x 3.33m)
Utility room: 6'3 x 6'3 (1.90m x 1.90m)
Bedroom 1: 13' x 11'3 (3.96m x 3.43m)
Bedroom 2: 11'4 x 10'2 (3.45m x 3.10m)
Bedroom 3: 11' x 8'11 (3.35m x 2.72m)
Bedroom 4: 8'3 x 8'2 (2.51m x 2.49m)
Brick Outbuilding/Converted Garage
Office 12'0 x 7'5 approximately
Kitchen (L Shape) 15'x 11'7 max narrows to 5'3
W.C Washroom 5'9' x 5'8 approximately
Front of Garage Store 12'x 7'5 approximately

General information
Tenure Freehold
Outgoings Council Tax Band E
Local Authority Huntingdon District Council
Services Mains Water Supply, Septic Tank, LPG Gas fired radiator heating, Mains Electricity. This beautiful home is in need of some updating throughout, and the EPC rating could be improved considerably. There is scope to extend (STP) and add value. There is lapsed planning to convert the loft into two double bedrooms with dormer windows, and the garage has already been partially converted into a professional kitchen and office space. This building with nominal alteration, provide the possibility of a fully self contained annex STPP.

Viewing
All viewings are strictly by appointment only through the seller's agent, Bletsoes - 01832 732188




Money Laundering
To comply with current Money Laundering Regulations, any successful purchaser(s) will be asked to provide proof of identity and we will therefore need to take copies of a passport/driving licence and a recent utility bill (not more than 3 months old). This information is required prior to Solicitors being instructed.




Measurements & Other Information
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is a point which is of particular importance please do contact Bletsoes who will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

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