Rogues Lane, Elsworth, Cambridge, CB23 4HZ | Property for sale | Savills
4,576 sq ft(425.12 sq m)
Guide price £2,000,000

Rogues LaneElsworth, Cambridge, CB23 4HZ

    Key features

    • Stunning panoramic views across open countryside
    • Grounds extending just over 12 acres
    • Extensive accommodation with great potential to extend and re model STP
    • Formal gardens and paddocks to offer potential equestrian facilities
    • Outdoor swimming pool in need of refurbishment
    • Extremely secluded position offering a high level of privacy

    Captivating country residence with open countryside views.

    About this property

    • Encapsulated by open farm land, Elsworth Lodge has the benefit of stunning panoramic countryside views, creating a complete sense of seclusion and privacy. Built in 1954 by the current family the property extends to a generous 4576 sq ft with further opportunity to enhance the property with additional extensions, all subject to acquiring the relevant planning permissions.

      The property is approached by its private sweeping in and out driveway which cuts through the formal front gardens to the courtyard parking area. The internal accommodation of Elsworth Lodge is set over two floors under pitch tiled roofs. The front door leads you in to the vaulted entrance hall that leads off to all ground floor accommodation. The elegant, dual aspect drawing room offers a generous living space which is centered around the open fire place that is encased by bespoke cabinetry. Double doors lead from the drawing room directly in to the formal dining room with French doors leading to the rear garden. The family room sits to the front of the home and has also been utilized as the study as it benefits from open views over the front gardens. The breakfast room is located alongside the kitchen which is open to the utility room and separate pantry. The kitchen comprises of an array of wall and floor units, granite work tops, integrated sink with mixer tap and space for a double width oven. A rear porch leads you on to the spacious sitting room with open views to the front and rear of the home which creates a relaxing atmosphere for the family to enjoy. The ground floor accommodation is completed by two separate cloakrooms at either end of the property.

      The ornate staircase leads to the first floor and its gallied landing that is awash with natural light. Upon the first you will find seven bedrooms of which six of the bedrooms are double bedrooms. The main bedroom has the benefit of its own dressing room, store area and en suite bathroom. The more than generous guest suite benefits from built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom. A family bathroom serves the remaining bedrooms which comprises of a walk in shower, low level WC and wash basin. The first floor accommodation is completed by the sizable airing cupboard.

      The fantastic gardens and grounds are a real feature of Elsworth Lodge. The grounds extend to just over 12 acres in total comprising of formal gardens and enclosed paddocks. The front gardens are encircled by the private in and out drive and our laid to lawn with an array of planted mature trees and hedged boundary to the front of the property. The driveway offers generous amounts of parking space as well as a double garage with store areas and plant room for the swimming pool, the garage would require a level of repair and modernization. The outdoor swimming pool which in need of refurbishment is privately located in its own enclosed courtyard area. The formal rear gardens to the rear of the home are again awash with a number of mature trees as well as well maintained herbaceous borders, laid to lawn the gardens are headed by a large paved patio area. Within the gardens there is an enclosed lawn area which used to house the tennis court which could easily be resurrected if you wished. The separate paddocks are currently left as meadow but would perfectly suit horses if there is desire to add equestrian facilities to the property.

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    Elsworth Lodge exudes country living which struck me the moment I entered the driveway. The privacy and open countryside views blew me away, creating a perfect environment to a raise a family for many years.

    Ben SmithProperty agent

    Local information

    • Elsworth is an attractive South Cambridgeshire village, situated just 12.1 miles away from the university city of Cambridge. There are various amenities including a Church, post office, recreation ground, public houses The Poacher and The George and Dragon and a village shop. Further everyday shopping facilities can be found in Cambourne, located 3.8 miles away from the village, with further amenities such as a fitness and sports centre and cricket pavilion.
    • The city of Cambridge provides a wide array of cultural and recreational activities, from museums such as the Fitzwilliam Museum to live comedy and music venue The Junction, as well as shopping malls The Grand Arcade and Grafton Centre.
    • Cambridge has also become recognised as an important centre for the high tech and bio-tech industries with the University Research and Development Laboratories, Science Park, ARM, Microsoft, AstraZeneca and Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus.
    • There is a pre-school rated Outstanding by Ofsted (as of May 2022), a primary school in the village (Elsworth CofE Primary School) and is in catchment for Swavesey Village College for secondary schooling. There are also many independent schools in Cambridge for all ages, including The Perse, The Leys, St Faiths and the Stephen Perse Foundation.
    • For the road commuter, Elsworth is well situated for the A14 and A428, which in turn lead to access to the A1 both to the North and the South. Elsworth is equally distanced from St Neots and Cambridge stations, which provides regular services into London with journeys taking from 50 minutes.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: H