Bartlow, Cambridge, CB21 4PW | Property for sale | Savills
2,614 sq ft(242.85 sq m)
Guide price £975,000(€1,141,245)

BartlowCambridge, CB21 4PW

    Key features

    • Idyllic position within the heart of the village
    • Grade II Listed former post office and shop
    • Gated private driveway offering off road parking
    • Five bedroom family home set over three floors
    • Separate walled garden
    • Offered to the market with the benefit of no chain

    Beautifully presented Grade II Listed former village Post Office.

    About this property

    • The Old Post Office originally dates in part from the 16th century with later modern additions. Formerly the post office and shop for the village, the property has now been transformed in to a fabulously characterful family home. The property is constructed of lath and plaster walls beneath a clay tile roof. Sitting in a prominent position within the heart of the village, the internal accommodation is set over three floors offering a well balanced layout and incorporates the charm and character of a period home, including exposed beams and inglenook fireplaces.

      The front door leads into entrance lobby which incorporates the ground floor cloakroom. From here, it leads into the formal dining room which is set around the feature inglenook fireplace. The dining room leads to both the sitting room and kitchen. The sitting room is awash with exposed beams and is set around the inglenook fireplace with an inset wood burner. Directly off the sitting room is the office that could also be utilised as a playroom or music room or a further bedroom. The kitchen/breakfast room benefits from a good level of natural light and overlooks the courtyard garden area. The kitchen comprises of base storage units with a number of integrated appliances including a double butler sink, dishwasher and 1 ½ oven with five ring gas hob. Double glazed doors lead into the conservatory which offers open views over both garden areas and direct access to the courtyard garden. The useful boot room is located off the conservatory, completing the ground floor accommodation, and incorporates the utility area, offering further storage, an integrated sink and plumbing for washing machine.

      Stairs from the sitting room lead up to the first floor there are three bedrooms including the principal bedroom. The eye catching principal bedroom is set over a split level, entered into the dressing area with the sleeping area positioned on the higher level. It also benefits from its own en suite bathroom, comprising of a panel bath, low level WC and pedestal wash basin. There is a further double bedroom and single bedroom which share a Jack and Jill bathroom, comprising of a panel bath, low level WC and pedestal wash basin. A paddle staircase leads up to the second floor where there are a further two double bedrooms, one of which offers a portioned area which could be used as a snug or dressing room. The second floor is completed by the bathroom that comprises of a walk in shower, low level WC and wash basin.

      Outside, there are two delightful garden areas with the first being the walled and intimate courtyard, which is beautifully secluded and offers a fabulous entertaining space. There is a generous paved patio area that borders a lawned area with well stocked borders and a bedding area. The main garden incorporates the private gravel driveway which is approached via double gates and offers ample off road parking. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn with herbaceous borders and mature trees aligning the rear walled boundaries. There are two storage sheds located to the rear of the garden offering storage space for garden equipment and furniture.

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    The history and charm of this house grabbed me the moment I walked through the door. The quintessential village setting charmed me immediately, it just makes you feel like you are already home

    Ben SmithProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bartlow is a pretty hamlet close to the Cambridgeshire/Suffolk border with a parish church and an award winning pub whilst the neighbouring village of Linton (2.5 miles) has a wider range of amenities. Day to day shopping can be found in the attractive market town of Saffron Walden (6.5 miles), which also has an art gallery, cinema and leisure centre.
    • The ‘high-tech' university city of Cambridge offers a comprehensive range of shops and services including upmarket supermarkets, restaurants and specialist shops. The city has a theatre, cinemas and extensive cultural and recreational amenities as well as the world leading university.
    • A wide range of independent schools are available in Cambridge, including the renowned King's College, St John's College, The Leys, The Stephen Perse and The Perse. Saffron Walden offers Dame Bradbury's (part of the Stephen Perse Foundation). There are local state schools at Linton and various other independent schools are also readily accessible such as Oundle, Uppingham and Felsted.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • EPC Rating: F
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: F