SSTC
Ferry Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

Offers in excess of £2,000,000

8 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Ferry Lane, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

8 4

Rarely do such opportunities come along such as the purchase of 'Roebuck House', located with river frontage and mooring and within easy reach of the historic city centre. This magnificent home is situated on a plot in the region of 3/4 of an acre with accommodation extending to 6500 sq ft.

Rarely do such opportunities come along such as the purchase of 'Roebuck House', located with its own river frontage and mooring in Chesterton and within easy reach of the historic Cambridge city centre, with all it's amenities, attractions and mainline railway station. This magnificent home is situated on a plot in the region of three quarters of an acre and with versatile accommodation extending to 6500 sq ft.

Discreetly and peacefully positioned at the bottom of Ferry Lane this offering has previously been two individual dwellings but are interlinked giving a multitude of options such as an annexe or a rental home that has provided the current owners with a generous income in recent years. It should also be noted that the additional dwelling has been considered for commercial purposes previously, such as solicitors offices.

This predominantly 18th century home is steeped in history and still possesses a wealth of period features, both inside and out. The original home dates back to the middle ages but the obvious Georgian additions and style surround it and, in addition, there is a medieval barn to one side. In its history the property has been an Inn, farmhouse, biology lab, also it was used by the Baptists in the late 18th century when a reverend purchased the house. Currently it is a family home and offers a fantastic opportunity for improvement by the new owner and to add some history of their own.

The main property's accommodation is spread over three floors, with a vast basement in addition that is only currently utilised for storage with limited head height. Upon entering the property, you instantly get a feeling of space from the high ceilings that are a feature throughout and you instantly see the period features such as sash windows, wooden beams and open fireplaces in the main two reception rooms that lead off the spacious entrance hall.

As well as two large and versatile reception rooms on the ground floor there is also a study, large kitchen breakfast room with an Aga, conservatory and access given to a utility room leading on to the medieval barn which can easily be shut off and kept separate if desired and has its own external access. On the first floor are two extremely generous double bedrooms that overlook the beautiful gardens to the rear of the property and the master benefits from en-suite facilities. Also on this floor is a third double bedroom and two further bathrooms. A concealed stairway leads up to the loft offering two interlinked double bedrooms.

The attached dwelling can be accessed from the main residence but also has its own entrance doors from the secured grounds or from the street. This dwelling can either form part of the main residence and be made to feel more incorporated or kept very separated, perhaps for an additional family member. On the ground floor is a kitchen, reception room/additional bedroom and bathroom and on the first floor are three well-proportioned double bedrooms.

Going outside, the grounds are truly stunning and have been beautifully maintained. As well as the lawned garden with well stocked flower beds and large terrace, there are also mature trees giving you absolute privacy and that make you feel like you are in a country setting and not near such a bustling major city. Also in the grounds can be found a large garage that could also be a workshop, out buildings and driveway providing space for multiple vehicles.

What has to be the most sensational feature of this offering is the position on the river Cam. You could sit at the bottom of the garden and watch the Cambridge rowing team train or watch the boats and barges go past. It truly is a tranquil setting that rarely will you have the opportunity to acquire elsewhere. You have fishing and mooring rights if you wish to have your own use of the river or why not have a modern home office at the bottom of the garden, where could be a better setting to spend your working day.

The property is Grade II listed so restrictions will apply to any alterations or additions that are carried out by a new owner if desired. The owner has had a recent survey on the property and is willing to provide this to any seriously interested party.

Call exclusive selling agents Fine & Country of Cambridge today on 01223 363700 to ask any further questions you may have or to arrange an inspection of the offering at your earliest convenience. The current owners have already secured a new home so the property is being sold with essentially no chain. The Fine & Country team look forward to hearing from you. 

Property Features

  • Period Home With River Frontage
  • 6500 Sq Ft Of Accommodation
  • Plot Of Approximately 3/4 Of An Acre
  • River Frontage With Mooring
  • Grade II Listed
  • Originally 2 Dwellings
  • 8 Bedrooms
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Close To City Centre
  • Some Modernisation Required

Media

floorplan

floorplan

Sorry! An EPC is not available for this property.

Carters Bridge Farmhouse, Chat...

£1,250,000

6 Bedroom Detached House

More details...

Great Wratting, Suffolk

£1,200,000

4 Bedroom Detached House

More details...

London Road, Harston

£1,195,000

6 Bedroom Detached House

More details...

Ref: 759411_102966002104

Fine & Country Ely

36F Forehill
Ely
Cambridgeshire
CB7 4AF
United Kingdom

T: 01353 469 111
E:

Arrange a Viewing Save Property Printable Details Request a Phone Call Request Details E-Mail Agent Stamp Duty Calculator

FINE & COUNTRY LIFESTYLE

DISCOVER MORE ABOUT FINE & COUNTRY

thank_you_website_hd

THANK YOU 


We just wanted to thank our customers for putting their trust in us to sell their home. We take the instruction to sell a home as a privilege, an honour and serious commitment. Our dedication and their trust in us means that, we are the fastest growing premium estate agent in England and Wales over the past 12 months* , attracting buyers from all over the country and further afield. We look forward to continuing to deliver results for our customers. For more information and a free valuation please click here »

SELLING YOUR PROPERTY


Selling your home is one of the most important decisions you make; your home is both a financial and emotional investment. Find out how we can help »

forsaleweb
office_window

INDEPENDENT EXPERTISE


Every Fine & Country agent is a highly proficient and professional independent estate agent, operating to strict codes of conduct and dedicated to you. They will assist, advise and inform you through each stage of the property transaction.

GLOBAL EXPOSURE


With offices in over 300 locations worldwide we combine the widespread exposure of the international marketplace with national marketing campaigns and local expertise and knowledge of carefully selected independent property professionals.

staff
magazine

UNIQUE MARKETING APPROACH


People buy as much into lifestyle of a property and its location as they do the bricks and mortar. We utilize sophisticated, intelligent and creative marketing that provides the type of information buyers would never normally see with other agents.

PARK LANE OFFICE


Access the lucrative London and international investor market from our prestigious Park Lane showrooms at 121 Park Lane, Mayfair. Our showrooms in London are amongst the very best placed in Europe, attracting clients from all over the world.

98

TAKE THEIR WORD FOR IT


An overwhelming majority of those who had used Fine & Country would recommend our services to a family member or friend, according to our most recent survey taken by members of the public.

To achieve 98.96% positive feedback is a privilege and we will endeavour to maintain this result, as we are dedicated to offering the best possible services to every customer, whether buyer or seller, from beginning to end.

MULTI-AWARD WINNING


Our consistent efforts to offer innovative marketing combined with a high level of service have been recognised by the industry for an astounding fifth year in a row, winning Best International Real Estate Agency Marketing at the International Residential Property Awards.

awards_stone
Independent customer reviews



Fine & Country

4.86 out of 5 - based on 1243 customer reviews



Estate Agent and Letting Agent Reviews

OVER 300 LOCATIONS WORLDWIDE

Our International Network


Connecting offices on over 300 locations worldwide, our referral system combines local knowledge and expertise with an international network to find the right buyer for you wherever they are, at the same time as finding you your ideal next move

Our International Websites

United KingdomRussiaFranceHungaryCyprusGermanySpainPortugalMauritiusMoroccoCape VerdeNamibiaWest AfricaSouth AfricaAustraliaFloridaZimbabwe

SOCIAL MEDIA

We interact with customers on the main social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Pinterest, giving each property maximum online exposure.

 

FINE & COUNTRY SERVICES

FINE & COUNTRY
INTERIOR DESIGN


Access Fine & Country Interior Design to put your property ahead and make it stand out. With expert advice from some of London’s best stylists and designers we will make sure it makes a statement. Or if you’re purchasing with us, let F&C ID help make your new house feel like home by helping you find the very best specialists and designers for property refurbishment. Find out more »

development_image1
ifx_3s

FINE & COUNTRY
FOREIGN EXCHANGE


We have partnered with Rational FX, one of the world’s leading foreign exchange specialists to provide private and tailored currency services for all of our clients buying and selling luxury property around the world. Find out how we can help »

MEDIA CENTRE


Our internal Media Centre is a team of experienced press relations managers and copy writers dedicated to liaising with newspapers, magazines and other media outlets to gain extensive coverage for our properties in national and local media.

media_thumb_crop
tileevent

FINE & COUNTRY EVENTS


We organise and attend a series of events throughout the year. If you are interested in attending or if you would like to promote your properties at any of these events, do not hesitate to contact us.View our list of events »

FINE & COUNTRY PUBLICATIONS

THE FINE & COUNTRY FOUNDATION


The Fine & Country Foundation is dedicated to supporting and funding homeless causes in the UK and overseas. Fine & Country offices organise a range of fundraising events for you to get involved in and/ or support. Find out more about our work here. Read more »

*Please, note: for security reasons, the maps on this website do not provide the exact location of the property and they are provided solely as an indication of area.