Wennington Road, Wennington, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28
Pond Cottage is a delightful Grade II Listed three bedroom thatched cottage, with a detached one bedroom annexe, Woodpecker Cottage, in the hamlet of Wennington, less than six miles North of the town of Huntingdon. It offers a sitting room with adjoining music room, dining room, study, conservatory, cloakroom, kitchen and utility room. To the first floor is a master bedroom with dressing room and en-suite, alongside two further bedrooms served by the family bathroom. Outside is a pretty, well-stocked garden with open field views, a garage with gravel parking, and the annexe with living room, kitchen, shower room, bedroom and dressing room.
Thatched oak-framed porch with brick Pammet floor. Oak front door to:
Picture window to side aspect. Exposed beams and brickwork. Staircase to first floor landing. Feature back to original brick-built bread oven. Quarry-tiled floor. Radiator.
Two piece suite comprising a low level WC, and vanity-mounted hand wash basin. Door to understairs storage cupboards. Part-tiling to walls. Quarry-tiled floor. Extractor.
4.20m x 2.70m
Picture window to side aspect. Open window and doorway to conservatory. Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with complementary worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Water softener and filter. Integral larder fridge unit. Integral dishwasher and freezer. Brick-built chimney recess with timber bressumer over, housing an electric Rangemaster 90 cooker with two ovens, separate grill and induction hob. Ceramic tiled floor.
3.70m x 3.00m
French doors to side aspect. Brick-based hardwood sealed unit UPVC double glazed construction with vaulted glazed roof. Air-conditioning unit. Ceramic tiled floor.
4.90m x 3.95m
Two picture windows to front aspect. Window and original door to porch. Exposed beams and brickwork. Brick-built inglenook fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner with cast-iron surround, raised quarry tiled hearth, feature lighting and timber bressumer over. Two radiators. Open exposed beams to:
MUSIC ROOM / SNUG
2.80m x 2.70m
Picture window to front and side aspects. Exposed beams. Radiator. Air conditioning unit serving music room and sitting room.
2.80m x 2.20m
Picture window to rear aspect. Exposed beams. Radiator.
3.55m x 3.15m
Picture window to front aspect. Exposed beams and brickwork. Fireplace recess with feature lighting. Radiator. Leaded-light glazed window and door to:
Oak door to rear aspect. Exposed beams and brickwork. Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units. Space for washing machine, tumble drier and freezer. Floor-mounted oil-fired boiler.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Picture window to both side elevations. Hatch to loft. Double doors to airing cupboard housing hot water tank. Radiator.
5.05m x 4.00m
Picture window to front and rear elevations. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Exposed brick-built chimney breast. Two fitted wardrobes. Exposed timber floor. Air-conditioning unit. Radiator.
Sash picture window to side elevation. Range of drawer units and wardrobe. Open to:
Sash picture window to side elevation. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Four piece suite comprising a low level WC, vanity-mounted hand wash basin, roll-top claw-foot bath with mixer tap and hand held shower attachment, and a walk-in shower cubicle. Radiator. Extractor.
5.05m x 3.85m
Sash picture window to side elevation. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Exposed brick-built chimney breast. Exposed beamwork. Fitted wardrobe. Exposed timber floor. Radiator.
4.20m x 2.75m
Picture window to side and rear elevations. Vaulted ceiling. Radiator.
Picture window to side elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin, and panel bath with shower over. Part-tiling to walls. Radiator. Extractor.
A five-bar timber gate leads to the gravel drive to the side of the property, offering parking and access to the garage. The front garden is well-stocked with mature trees and shrubs. The picket-fence enclosed side garden leads to the rear.
The private rear garden is stocked with trees, mature shrubs and flower beds, with two lawns and a large terrace ideal for al fresco dining. There is a further patio area with a hot tub. There are two sheds, a summer house and greenhouse. Open field views. Oil tank. There is a separate adjoining garden area with a fruit and vegetable growing bed and grassed area, rented from Abbots Ripton Estate, currently at a rate of £175 per annum.
4.85m x 2.60m
Up and over door to front aspect. Power and light connected.
Annexe - Woodpecker Cottage
Front door to:
4.15m x 3.45m
Window to side and rear aspects. Exposed beams. Exposed brick-built fireplace with inset multi-fuel burner serving upstairs radiators. Serving hatch to kitchen. Door to:
Window to front aspect. Exposed beams. Staircase to first floor landing with understairs storage cupboard. Brick Pammet floor. Economy 7 storage heater. Open to:
2.45m x 1.55m
Window to rear aspect. Exposed beams. Range of base mounted units with complementary worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer. Spaces for appliances. Brick Pammet floor.
Window to rear aspect. Exposed beams. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, pedestal hand wash basin, and walk-in shower cubicle. Electric heater.
Stairs rising to:
4.20m x 3.40m
Window to side elevation. Exposed beams. Vaulted ceiling. Door to shelved airing cupboard. Radiator. Doorway to:
4.20m x 3.60m
Two windows to side elevation. Exposed beams. Open vaulted ceiling. Radiator.
Wennington is an attractive rural hamlet about five miles north of Huntingdon and about one mile north of Abbots Ripton. Nearby Abbots Ripton has a primary school, shop/post office and a popular village pub, The Abbot's Elm. Huntingdon High Street offers a range of independent and high street stores with larger supermarkets and retail outlets on the edge of town.
The A1(M), about five miles to the west of Wennington, provides a quick link to the A14 with trips into Central Cambridge in about 40 minutes or to Mandingley Road Park & Ride in about 30 minutes. For those wishing to commute to London Huntingdon has a mainline railway station with fast regular trains into London King's Cross in about 50 minutes.
The nearest primary school is in Abbots Ripton and Huntingdon offers a number of well-regarded secondary schools. Kimbolton School, an independent co-educational school, is about 30 minutes drive away.
Council Tax Band: E
Thatch Notes: The thatched roof is divided into two parts: the roof area is thatched in straw and the ridge is reed. The roof was rethatched and re-ridged in July 2020.
Please note interior photos were taken when the property was vacant; the property is now tenanted.
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- Thatched Cottage
- Three Bedrooms
- Kitchen & Utility Room
- Three Reception Rooms
- Garage & Gravel Parking
- Rear Garden with Open Field Views
- One Bedroom Detached Annexe
- Close to Rail Station
- Village Location