- 3 Bedrooms
Property SummaryThis charming quentesential detached 17th century grade II* listed cottage is tucked away within a secluded plot which measures approximately a quater of an acre in the idylic rural village of Great Gransden. "Marley's Cottage" sits at the side of the plot and overlooking its mature "English country garden" and gated sweeping driveway that leads to a double garage/annexe.
Internally the cottage boasts a wealth of character including an inglenook fireplace with exposed brickwork and timber beams. The accommodation in brief offers separate reception rooms along with a fitted kitchen and family bathroom on the ground floor. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms accessed via the main staircase and there is a further double bedroom accessed via an independent spiral stair case with all free bedrooms enjoying views over the garden.
The double garage has been modified to a two storey building incorporating a first floor studio annexe with a downstairs shower room and still retaining its double garage space on the ground floor. The garage and annexe offers scope subject to planning permission to convert and modify to enlarge the annexe.
Within the garden there are two detached timber outhouse with power and light. One of the outhouses is currently used as a home office with the larger outhouse serving as a utility room. The "utility" outhouse benefits from space and plumbing for a washing machine well served for all your laundry needs.
Great Gransden is a much favoured village well known for its attractive period houses, winding streets and picturesque views. It is set in wooded undulating countryside and is conveniently situated some 7 miles from St Neots, about 11 miles from Cambridge and 14 miles from Bedford. It has a thriving community with a village primary school, playground with bowls and a tennis court, playgroup and children's nursery, sports centre and sports fields with a pavilion, additional tennis courts and football fields, Cambridge University Gliding Club plus a village shop and public house. A bus service also runs from the village to St Bede's Secondary School, Cambridge. The nearby towns of Cambridge, Sandy, St Neots and Huntingdon provide mainline rail services to London. The close by A428 provides excellent access to the M11 motorway, the A1 and the A1/M1 link road.
EPC RATING: N/A
- Grade II* detached 17th century detached cottage
- Three double bedrooms
- Gated driveway leading to double garage with annexe
- Landscaped plot spanning approximately a quarter of an acre
- Separate reception rooms
- Inglenook fireplace
Entrance via front door to modest entrance hall featuring exposed timber beams.
Lounge 12' 1'' x 12' 10'' (3.684m x 3.910m)
Windows to front and side aspect, quarry tile flooring. Inglenook fireplace with exposed brick work and timber beams. Radiator. Door to stair case rising to first floor and under stairs storage cupboard.
Dining Room 11' 6'' x 8' 7'' (3.505m x 2.606m)
Window to front aspect. Radiator, built in storage cupboards. Exposed timber beams. Doors to bathroom and inner hall.
Spiral stair case rising to first floor. Door to Kitchen.
Kitchen 11' 5'' x 5' 10'' (3.491m x 1.774m)
Tiled flooring. Fitted kitchen comprising of a range of wall and base units with work surface over and tiled splash backs. Inset butler sink, space for range over with extractor hood over. Integrated dishwasher and space for fridge/freezer. Window to rear and side aspect with external door to garden.
Fitted suite comprising of pedestal mounted hand wash basin, W/C and P-shaped bath with mixer tap and shower over. Fully tiled walls, built in storage cupboard and obscured double glazed window to side aspect.
Bedroom One 12' 9'' x 11' 11'' (3.883m x 3.641m)
Accessed via main stair case, window to front aspect, radiator. exposed timber beams. Door to bedroom two.
Bedroom Two 12' 8'' x 10' 0'' (3.849m x 3.042m)
Window to front aspect, exposed timber beams and storage to eave space.
Bedroom Three 13' 7'' x 10' 5'' (4.147m x 3.172m)
Accessed via spiral stair case. Window to front and side aspect and radiator.
Garage 19' 5'' (MAX) x 16' 10'' (MAX) (5.914m x 5.119m)
Metal up and over door, power and light.
Annexe Entrance Hall
Entrance via door, stairs rising to first floor and door to shower room.
Tiled floor and walls. W/C, hand wash basin and shower.
Annex First Floor 15' 2'' x 8' 10'' (4.617m x 2.704m)
Window to front aspect, base level unit with stainless steel sink drainer unit. Storage to eave space.
Double gated access to hard standing driveway leading to detached double garage providing ample parking for multiple cars.
Timber personal gate with steps to path leading to front door. Enclosed garden mainly laid to lawn with various mature borders well stocked with a variety of colourful plants and shrubs including a tucked away corner of the garden that features exotic and tropical plants. There are two timber outhouse each benefiting from power and light. The larger outhouse is home to the LPG gas boiler and also features space with plumbing for a washing machine.