Lower End, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25

Price £1,650,000

4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale in Lower End, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB25

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Guide Price: £1.65m - £1.8m

Accessed through private gates, a large sweeping driveway leads you to this quite magnificent four-bedroom Grade 2 listed period home, sitting on a grand plot in the region of two acres, dating back to the 14th Century with later additions, sympathetically extended on at least three occasions to its current incarnation as a substantial and delightful country family home which the current vendors describe as inviting and very spacious, offering plenty of light throughout whilst maintaining a very private position.

Guide Price: £1.65m - £1.8m

Cloaked in history , of which has been fully documented in a new and professionally written book, this property was originally a Medieval Hall House with its history evidenced throughout with original architecture and character with numerous exposed beams, with some featuring the original trusses and carpenter's marks, as well as some stunning brick fireplaces, which collectively bring a sense of warmth.

The property has a much larger than typical drive, space for 20 - 25 cars and very easy access for deliveries, leading to the main house to the side, with the grounds outside not only backing onto green space but also providing secluded private gardens with mature and colourful shrubbery, trees, inviting patios and BBQ cooking area, a large lawn, and wood stores; making this a fabulous family-friendly outside retreat and perfect for entertaining. Not forgetting this home enjoys its own orchard to the rear and is even visited by deer often that roam the garden.

The accommodation briefly comprises of an Entrance Hallway, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study, four impressive character Bedrooms, two Bathrooms, fully connected Infinity Broadband, as well as boasting a Barn Garage for three to four cars with power, and permissions in place to convert to an annexe/living quarters as well as permission to build another studio annexe plus internal house alterations. (See planning app 18/00170/LBC). All of which is perfectly located within close proximity to the schools, playground, and village public house.

Surrounded by beautiful countryside the property is close by to Devil's Dyke, a linear earthwork from Saxon times and a popular walk connecting the delightful villages of Reach and Wood Ditton, and with additional quite wonderful walks to Great Wilbraham and Fordham, with country pubs, many offering fabulous food, aplenty.

Further local popular walks are to be found in the stunning grounds of Anglesey Abbey, on Newmarket Heath, and Wicken Fen. For cyclists, avoid the roads and enjoy the 25-mile Cambridge to Ely National Cycle route which can be joined two kilometres beyond the village.

There is a fabulous Farm Shop within 5 minutes walk Snake Farm with local produce, local groceries are a 15 minutes cycle to Swaffham Bulbeck, and there is even an Old Mill baking in the village where you can buy flour. Additionally, just 4km away in Burwell you have a local independent Coffee Shop and a Fuel Station with a Co-op .

For entertainment, there is historic Cambridge, Ely with its brand new Multi-Plex Cinema, Newmarket, and Bury St Edmunds all offering a huge diversity of arts (museums, thriving music venues, mainstream and arthouse cinemas, and historic theatres) sports venues, and facilities including the two wonderful Race course at the 'home of racing', buoyant city centres for shopping and a choice of dining from Michelin starred restaurants to cosy gastropubs and a wide variety of cuisines from around the world.

There is a great golf course at Newmarket, Quy Mill Gym and swimming pool, a 5-minute drive away, and fantastic Kayaking at the River Cam at Upware 5 miles away, great also for paddling and various other water activities.

Train links from Cambridge and Cambridge North bring the West End and the City of London within easy reach, and direct links from Cambridge take you to Stansted and Gatwick Airports.

Finally, whilst Cambridge is world-famous for its University, education needs from nursery upwards are served to a high standard by great local schools feeding outstanding Sixth Form Colleges in the state sector and a plethora of highly regarded private schools within a short drive to Ely, Newmarket, and Cambridge.

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