Savills | The Green, Thriplow, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7QZ | Property for sale
3,896 sq ft(361.95 sq m)
Guide price £2,000,000

The GreenThriplow, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7QZ


    Key features

    • 3,896 sq ft of accommodation
    • Generous gardens
    • Gated driveway and cartlodge
    • Views over paddocks and Thriplow Meadows
    • Well sought after village

    Stunning Tudor style property in exceptional position.

    About this property

    • Oak Manor is a modern Tudor style house which has been built to the highest exacting standards by the current owner to create a wonderful home in an incredible setting.

      The house occupies one of what is arguably the finest positions in this much sought after village, just off “The Green” with attractive gardens and grounds which measure approximately 1.75 acres. Not only does the house look out over paddocks but also over and is next to Thriplow Meadows – a 3.5 hectare site of Special Scientific Interest with interesting flora.

      The house, although Tudor in its style and sitting perfectly in its land, has all of the benefits of a modern house - only built at the beginning of the 21st century. The owners have painstakingly researched the construction and sourced original materials wherever possible so there are for instance; rounded plaster detailing around windows and doors, wide solid English oak flooring, antique terracotta flooring, exposed sand blasted brick work and timbers and large inglenook fireplaces all of which serve to create an incredible home.

      Constructed of rendered, part clad, brick elevations beneath handmade clay tiles, Oak Manor measures approximately 3,896 sq ft and can be seen in more detail on the attached floor plan.

      The property is approached via electrically operated gates to the front with a gravelled driveway and car parking leading to a detached triple bay cartlodge. The front gardens are laid mainly to lawn with well-established trees, bushes and shrubs providing shielding and privacy from The Green. A brick paved arched footpath leads to the front door under an oak framed storm porch.

      The house opens into a wonderful reception hall with a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burning stove, French doors that open onto a sheltered courtyard and timber decking area beyond and overlooks a large pond.

      To the rear of the reception hall, steps lead down past a good size study with views over the rear garden, and beyond into an exceptional reception room with a brick inglenook with gas (bottled) stove and dual aspect views over the gardens.

      To the right of reception hall is an Aga kitchen breakfast room with a large utility room attached. There is a wide array of modern and shaker style units with wooden stone and metal work surfaces, and a breakfast bar with views over the garden. The oil fired Aga is cleverly recessed in an Inglenook and adjoining is a triple aspect breakfast room.

      A TV room/snug/games room or further study and large WC completes the ground floor accommodation.

      Upstairs there are five bedrooms, two of which are en suite and two family bathrooms. Of particular note is the exceptional main bedroom with an en suite shower room, two dressing rooms, a seating area and benefitting from gorgeous exposed timbers.

      Outside to the rear of the house, the gardens are laid mainly to lawn with a large deck overlooking a feature pond, and well established perennial plant in beds bordering the house. There is a wide variety of well-established trees bushes and a small copse. A few good size sheds provide ample storage if required.

      Oil fired central heating.

      Private drainage.

      Please note the property has planning permission for erection of a single storey detached annex (S/2080/19/FL).

      View payable Stamp Duty for this property

    A wonderful house in a wonderful spot which feels you are living in the middle of the countryside yet the pub and village shop are just over the road!

    Ed MeyerProperty agent

    Local information

    • Thriplow is a village located approximately 8 miles south of Cambridge and approximately 7.8 miles north east of Royston.
    • Local amenities and facilities includes a village shop, the popular local pub The Green Man, cricket field and pavilion, a children's park and playgroup, and a village hall. It is also located approximately 2.3 miles away from Duxford Imperial War Museum, Europe's largest air museum.
    • There are comprehensive, cultural, recreational amenities and various shopping facilities in Cambridge, including the Grand Arcade shopping mall and the Grafton centre.
    • For the commuter, there are regular train services from Royston station (approximately 8.1 miles away) and Foxton (approximately three miles) into London Kings Cross with journeys taking from 52 minutes, and from Whittlesford station (approximately 4.9 miles) into London Liverpool Street from 60 minutes.
    • The A505 is approximately 1.4 miles away to the south of the village, which in turn leads to the M11 south to Stansted Airport and London, and to the west is the A1 accessed via the Baldock bypass.
    • Primary schooling is available in the village and is within the catchment area of Melbourn Village College for secondary schooling. There is further schooling and independent schooling available for all ages in Cambridge, including St Faiths, The Perse, The Stephen Perse Foundation, The Leys and St Marys, as well as Long Road and Hills Road sixth form colleges.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating = D
    • Tenure = Freehold