High Street, Madingley, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8AB | Property for sale | Savills
3,001 sq ft(278.80 sq m)
Guide price £1,650,000(€1,925,085)

High StreetMadingley, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 8AB


    Key features

    • Beautiful period property backing onto open countryside
    • Four reception rooms with plenty of space for entertaining
    • Five double bedrooms including principal bedroom with dressing room and en suite
    • Superb gardens including deep lawned rear garden with open aspect
    • Gated off street parking, double garage and workshop

    Beautifully presented property in popular necklace village.

    About this property

    • Avenue House is a detached property, constructed of cavity block smooth rendered elevations beneath a reed thatched roof. The property has been subject to a refurbishment program which included replacement timber double glazed windows, re-ridging of the roof, along with a large extension to the rear to create a fabulous timber framed sun room. The property is set back from the High Street, beyond a tall leylandii hedge and automated gates.

      Access is at the back of the house via an entrance hallway with tiled floor. There are three receptions rooms, a study and the main sitting room, having an open fireplace and oak floors. The study and dining room also have oak flooring whilst the latter has double doors leading to a dual aspect family room. There are twin glazed doors which connect the dining room to a newly constructed timber framed sun room with a glazed vaulted roof and under floor heating. Matching glazed doors also connect to the kitchen/breakfast room which has a triple aspect and Corian worktops along with a range of cream coloured cabinetry and integrated double stainless steel ovens, fridge/freezer and additional drinks fridge along with a Miele induction hob. There is a WC and a utility room which also has an external entrance along with a boot/cloaks area. Upstairs, accessed by a wide shallow tread staircase are five double bedrooms, the principle suite has a limed oak floor and now comprises a fabulous walk through dressing room along with en suite bathroom with contemporary sanitary ware comprising twin basins with cabinetry, deep tub and oversized shower cubicle. There are two further family bath and shower rooms. There is an oil fired central heating system with external boiler and the accommodation can be seen in greater detail on the attached floor plans.

      The north west facing rear garden is enclosed by mainly timber paddock fencing and backs onto University set-aside land with woodland beyond which extends to Madingley Hall. The garden is laid to lawn and has several tall mature trees. To the right is a wide block paved driveway and a double garage, adjacent to which is a cycle/scooter lean-to, large fuel/log store and brick built workshop. Behind is a large timber garden tool shed. Adjacent to the house is an Indian sandstone paved terrace on which has a powder coated vented gazebo with a mechanical slatted roof.

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    An absolute gem in the heart of Madingley, what is there not to like…? Fabulous setting, wonderful gardens and a stunning house

    Stewart ChipchaseProperty agent

    Local information

    • Madingley is an attractive north-west Cambridgeshire village located approximately 4 miles outside of the historic University city of Cambridge, renowned for not only its academic achievements but 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.
    • Cambridge also offers excellent shopping facilities including a busy daily market, and The Grand Arcade and Grafton Centre shopping malls. For everyday shopping there is a Tesco Extra and Sainsburys available in Bar Hill and Eddington.
    • For schooling, Madingley is in catchment for Coton CofE primary school and Comberton Village College, with further independent schooling for all ages available in the city including The Perse, St Faiths, Stephen Perse Foundation and The Leys. There is also an independent nursery, Stephen Perse nursery in the village and also sixth form colleges Hills and Long Road in the city.
    • There is a well regarded restaurant called The Three Horse Shoes in the village, along with Madingley Hall and Cambridge American Cemetery.
    • For the commuter, Madinley is well placed for access to the A14 to the east and M11 to the north and south which in turn leads to access down to London and Stansted Airport. Cambridge station is approximately 7 miles away with regular services in London from 50 minutes.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

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