Savills | Shepherds Close, Fen Ditton, Cambridge, CB5 8XJ | Properties for sale
2,352 sq ft(218.51 sq m)
Guide price £900,000

Shepherds CloseFen Ditton, Cambridge, CB5 8XJ

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in March 2021
  • Stunning kitchen/breakfast room with vaulted ceiling
  • Superb principal bedroom with vaulted ceiling and balcony
  • Good size gardens with views over paddocks
  • Double garage and parking

BEST & FINAL OFFERS BY THURSDAY 7 JANUARY AT 1PM. Wonderful five bed family house on a private road.

About this property

  • 4 Shepherds Close is an attractive modern family house constructed in 1994 of brick elevations beneath a tiled roof which has been extended and improved considerably by previous owners. The houses sits in a good sized plot with views over the rear garden to paddocks beyond.

    Shepherds Close is a private no-through road on the edge of this sought-after village located just to the east of Cambridge.

    The property is approached by a wide gravel driveway leading to a front door which opens into a hallway which communicates with all the principal rooms on the ground floor. To the right is a wide attractive drawing room with a wood burner which communicates with the kitchen breakfast room beyond through glazed sliding doors.

    This exceptional south facing room with a vaulted ceiling and numerous windows overlooking the garden is bathed in natural light. The kitchen with modern style floor and wall mounted cabinetry, has a wide and deep breakfast bar and a wide range of fitted appliances and large American style fridge freezer. A study, cloakroom and large utility room with fitted cupboards, sink and space for a washing machine and dryer complete the ground floor accommodation.

    Upstairs there are five bedrooms and a second separate study/office space. The en suite principal bedroom is quite unique with a vaulted ceiling and access from French doors to a balcony overlooking the garden and paddocks beyond. There are three further double rooms, one well-proportioned single and two bathrooms.

    Outside there is parking for multiple cars on the front driveway and a double garage. The rear garden is laid mainly to lawn with a south facing terrace for outside entertaining.

    The property which can be seen in greater detail on the attached floorplan.

    Agents Note: 4 Shepherds Close has the benefit of further potential extension into the loft. Planning permission has already been granted and invoked by works carried out by the previous owner.

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I absolutely love this house the light is exceptional and the owners have enhanced the feel with some gorgeous decorating.

Ed MeyerProperty agent

Local information

  • • Fen Ditton is one of Cambridge's closest ‘necklace' villages running along the river Cam and has two well regarded pubs and restaurants – The Ancient Shepherds and The Plough, the latter having a large riverside beer garden and lawn. There is also a dedicated cycle path along the river from the village into the centre of Cambridge.
  • • There are everyday shopping facilities within the village including a general store, GP surgery and butchers and there is also a primary school on Horningsea Road which is the feeder school to Bottisham Village College and Netherhall secondary schools.
  • • At the end of the quiet High Street, close to the Cam is the attractive church of St Mary The Virgin. The village also provides an excellent viewing point for the ‘Cambridge Bumps', an annual event for rowing races between a number of different Cambridge rowing clubs which dates back to 1887.
  • • Supermarket shopping can be found along nearby Newmarket Road whilst the historical city has a comprehensive range of shopping facilities, recreational and cultural amenities together with a selection of well-regarded independent schools for all age groups.
  • • Cambridge railway station is 3 miles distant with services to London from around 48 minutes and there is also a mainline station at Waterbeach (3.5 miles) providing services to both London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross via Cambridge. There is also the recently opened Cambridge North station (3.4 miles) with a new cycle bridge connecting to the station (approximately 0.9 miles by bike).
  • • The A14 heads east towards Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds and the coastal ports. The A11 can be accessed to the east and the M11 via the A14 to the west. Stansted airport and London and the A1, M1 and M6 are to the north west. Cambridge Science and Business Park is at nearby Milton.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = C