Newmarket Road, Heydon, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7PD | Property for sale | Savills
2,273 sq ft(211.17 sq m)
Guide price £1,200,000(€1,419,060)

Newmarket RoadHeydon, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 7PD

  • Sold

Key features

  • Sold in July 2023
  • Numerous barns and outbuildings
  • Stunning grounds
  • Good transport links to Cambridge and Royston
  • Future potential for development of the barns and outbuildings STP
  • Business or equestrian potential

Fine country home with outbuildings set in about 11.81 acres.

About this property

  • Dottrell Hall Farm is a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial detached family home with generous accommodation, set within 12 acres of land including a range of outbuildings and barns with the potential for a variety of commercial uses or for potential conversion, all subject to correct planning permissions being granted.

    The farmhouse is set over two floors under a pitch tiled roof. The front door leads you into the entrance hall. The spacious ground floor accommodation comprises of two main reception rooms, a dining room which could also be used as a study, with a feature fireplace and a more than generous lounge with dual aspect views which fill the room with natural light, once again with the benefit of a feature fireplace. The re-designed and re-fitted kitchen/dining room, offers a generous space where you could spend much of the day as a family and a great space to entertain. The kitchen is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base units with a solid woodwork surfaces, ceramic Butler sink and a central breakfast island. Integrated appliances include an eye level BOSCH double oven and electric hob, SMEG dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a utility room for additional storage and appliances and also a cloakroom.

    Moving up to the first floor where this home continues to offer generous accommodation. There are four sizable double bedrooms and an extremely spacious main bedroom with feature vaulted ceiling with wooden beams. The main bedroom benefits from its own re-fitted en suite bathroom with a four-piece suite that includes both a bath and separate shower cubicle. The other bedrooms all share use of the family bathroom, comprising of a three-piece suite including a bath with shower over.

    The grounds and gardens are certainly a main draw of this property along with its numerous barns and outbuildings. The grounds stretch overall to approximately 12 acres with acres of flat meadow land, ideal perhaps for farming, grazing, paddocks or future development (STP). There are a variety of outbuildings, barns and sheds. You have four substantial buildings, 'Pole Barn', 'Large Barn', "Cattle Barn" and 'Long Barn'. In addition to these barns, you have a building consisting of cart sheds and stables, a car port, bike shed and garden shed. The majority of the buildings are fully enclosed, have brick walls and watertight roofing.

    For the Farmhouse itself the front garden is mainly laid to lawn with an extensive driveway and surrounded by open countryside views and tall mature trees. With gated side access leading into the rear garden. The enclosed rear garden is extensive and offers stunning far reaching countryside views to all aspects, with a large patio area leading off the house which is ideal for outdoor dining. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn.

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The potential and sprawling grounds captured my imagination the moment I saw Dottrell Hall Farm. The possibilities are varied and vast a truly exciting opportunity.

Ben SmithProperty agent

Local information

  • Dottrell Hall Farm is located off the A505 between Royston and Duxford and within the civil parish of Fowlmere, this location is ideal for access to Royston, Cambridge, the M11, Stansted airport or to commute by train to London Kings Cross from Royston or several local village stations.
  • Fowlmere is a thriving village in South Cambridgeshire, located approximately 8.6 miles from Cambridge and approximately 6 miles from Royston.
  • The local amenities in Fowlmere include a gastro pub, restaurant, village hall/recreation ground and a Parish Church, and further amenities can be found in the village of Melbourn (approximately 4.1 miles away) such as a dental practice, a doctor's surgery and various sports clubs.
  • There are comprehensive cultural, recreational and 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 6.2 miles away) and Foxton station (approximately 2.7 miles) into London King's Cross with journeys taking from 39 minutes and from Whittlesford station (approximately 6.3 miles) into London Liverpool Street from 60 minutes. The A505 is approximately 1.5 miles to the south of the village which in turn leads to the M11 down to Stansted Airport and London and to the west is the A1 accessed via the Baldock bypass.
  • There is a Montessori nursery and a primary school in the village together with secondary schooling at Melbourn Village College, plus independent schooling for all ages being available in Cambridge including St Faiths, The Perse, The Stephen Perse Foundation, The Leys, Sancton Wood and St Mary's.
  • (All distances and times are approximate).

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: G