Savills | Woodlands Close, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5LP | Property for sale
11,002 sq ft(1,022.12 sq m)
Guide price £3,050,000

Woodlands CloseGreat Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5LP


    Key features

    • Impressive vaulted entrance hall
    • Indoor swimming pool and 'health suite'
    • Extensive flexible accommodation
    • Home cinema
    • Triple garage
    • Private sought-after road
    • Large gardens leading down to the Cam

    Substantial family house with indoor swimming pool situated on a private road in this popular village south of Cambridge.

    About this property

    • 2 Woodlands Close is a high quality substantial detached house which was built in 2008 on a large mature plot which slopes gently down to the river Cam. The accommodation extends to approximately 11,002 sq ft and is arranged over two main floors with a large games room/ potential flat at second floor level with a bedroom, shower room and small kitchenette .

      The double oversize front doors open into a vast entrance hall which is vaulted with a galleried landing over and flights of stairs to either side with decorative wrought iron balustrading. To the left double doors lead into the wood floored main sitting room which has French doors leading out into the rear gardens. The dining room, again accessed from the hall through impressive double doors has two sets of French doors and access through to the large kitchen/ living/ dining room. The kitchen, is positioned on the far side of the space and is raised up on a dais platform, featuring twin white Corian “islands” and a bank of gloss black units with a range of integrated appliances including x conventional ovens, a steam oven, coffee machine and fridges and freezer. There is ample space for a large dining table and steps in one corner lead down into a “snug” sitting room. Beyond the kitchen is a comprehensive “health and leisure suite” comprising a small gym, sauna/ steam room changing rooms with shower and w.c and a kitchenette. The indoor heated and mosaic tiled swimming pool is housed within a vaulted room with seating areas, a feature glass bridge on one side and French doors leading out into the garden.

      At first floor level there is a landing sitting area at the top of the stairs and access to the remainder of the accommodation which includes a very large main bedroom suite with Juliette balconies, a dressing room and a bank of built in wardrobes together with en suite bathroom. There are three further bedroom suites, with sitting & dressing rooms and en suite bathrooms, two additional bedrooms a family bathroom and the large office/ studio which has a further flight of stairs leading back down to the ground floor. In addition on this floor is the split level cinema room. The top floor features a large open plan games room a further bedroom, bathroom and kitchenette which may offer potential to be used as a separate flat.

      The accommodation in full is shown in the attached dimensioned floor plans.

      To the front a shingled driveway entrance with lawns to either side leads up to the house in front of which is a large parking area and the three integral garages with electric up and over doors. The garden is mainly to the rear and laid to lawn with mature trees and slopes down to the river Cam. There is also a world war II pill box in one corner.

      NOTE – The vendors wish to remove many of the exotic trees/shrubs planted around the house prior to completion of the sale. Further information is available from the vendors agents.

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    This is really impressive house with loads of space on offer in a tucked away spot close to all the facilities in Great Shelford village centre.

    James BarnettProperty agent

    Local information

    • • Woodlands Close is set just off Woodlands Road, a sought-after, private, no-through road in the popular village of Great Shelford, approximately 4 miles to the south of the City of Cambridge.
    • • The village has a good range of shops and services including library, chemist, delicatessen, butcher, supermarkets, newsagent and other independent local shops. There is also an excellent health centre, recreation ground with tennis courts and bowling green.
    • • There is a cycle path from the village to Cambridge City centre and the railway station is on the Liverpool Street line - both a short distance from the house. There is also good access to the M11 and A11.
    • • There is a well-regarded primary school whilst secondary schooling is at Sawston Village College which feeds into Hills Road & Long Road Sixth Form Colleges. There are good schools for all age groups in the private sector within Cambridge city centre including the Perse (pre-school, prep & upper), the Stephen Perse Foundation, The Leys, St Mary's, St John's & King's College prep Schools.
    • • The University City of Cambridge (4.8 miles) offers a more comprehensive range of shopping, recreational, cultural and educational facilities.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = B
    • Tenure = Freehold