Caxton End, Bourn, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 2SS | Property for sale | Savills
2,957 sq ft(274.71 sq m)
Guide price £1,350,000(€1,539,285)

Caxton EndBourn, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 2SS

    Key features

    • Well-presented and flexible accommodation
    • Attached car port with home office above
    • Grounds extending just over 2 acres
    • Beautifully maintained, landscaped gardens
    • Private driveway and gated access to the gardens and land
    • Highly popular village location

    Stunning extended period family home set within landscaped grounds.

    About this property

    • View Farm is a beautifully presented period family home with more modern additions and is set apart by its modern barn style, architecturally designed extension. Located within the ever popular village of Bourn you are placed perfectly to enjoy the tranquil peace and quiet of the rolling countryside yet you are moments from the village centre and it's many amenities. The home stands in an elevated position under a pitched tile and slate roof. The spacious accommodation has a careful balance of period charm and modern practicality to suit a growing family.

      The property is approached by a private gravel driveway which offers private parking as well as giving access to a sizable car port. The vast majority of the internal accommodation is based at ground floor level, with only the guest bedroom and study located at first floor level. The front door leads into a partially vaulted entrance hall which sits centrally within the home tying both the original part of the house and newer part together seamlessly. Taking a left from the entrance hall you are led in to the original cottage where you are immediately greeted by the dining room that is centred around an inset wood burner, there is also a spiral staircase which leads to a mezzanine level which is utilised as a study. Leading on from the dining room is the sitting room that features a striking inglenook fireplace with wood burner and stairs which lead to the guest bedroom that's itself benefits from a cloakroom and built in wardrobes. Leading from the sitting room is the newly constructed sun room that offers open views across the gardens as well as direct access to the rear patio, form the sitting room you also have access to the wine cellar. The kitchen sits centrally within the home and comprises of wall and floor units, integrated double oven, inset hob, pantry cupboard and plumbing for both a dishwasher and washing machine.

      A glazed corridor leads you to a further four double bedrooms. Along this corridor you will also find the utility room and cloakroom. The main bedroom is vaulted to create a fantastic sense of space as well as benefiting from built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom which comprises of a walk in shower, panel bath, WC and wash basin. Two of the bedrooms offer a rather unique living space which are ideal for children, with a small living/study space at ground floor level and then a ladder leading to mezzanine sleeping level. The family bathroom completes the internal accommodation and benefits from a walk-in shower, panel bath, pedestal wash basin and WC.

      Outside the property benefits from both front and rear gardens which in total extends to just over two acres. The front garden incorporates the private driveway that leads to the car port which houses the oil tank and store. Above the car lodge is a home office which is accessed via a rear staircase. Well stocked flower beds fill the front garden with colour and create good coverage from the roadside. A five bar gated side access way leads you to the rear gardens and paddock. The enclosed, landscaped rear gardens are beautifully maintained. A large patio area leads out from the rear of the home creating an ideal outdoor dining area. The patio is enclosed by raised beds and also incorporates a fish pond. Stairs lead from the patio to the expansive lawned area which offers herbaceous borders, mature trees and a further pond that offers a haven for local wildlife. The gardens also benefit from a generous workshop which sits alongside the enclosed growing area that includes three green houses, raised beds, covered raised beds and a potting shed. At the top of the garden you will find extensive storage including a seven bay store area and a separate three bay storage unit. To the top of the garden you gain access to the separate paddock which could be utilised for a pony or similar hobby.

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    The beautiful gardens and grounds are completely captivating and are what enticed me to View Farm, they offer a stunning back drop to the home itself with its abundance of colour.

    Ben SmithProperty agent

    Local information

    • Bourn is an attractive west Cambridgeshire village with a good range of local facilities including a post office/shop, church, hairdressers, cafe, two public houses/restaurants and a primary school rated as outstanding by Ofsted.
    • Cambridge Country Club (formerly Bourn Golf and Country Club) is a luxurious new complex offering a wellness centre, gym, luxury spa, swimming pool and a bar and restaurant with views over the very well-established 18 hole golf course.
    • The University city of Cambridge is approximately 9 miles east and is not only world renowned for its academic achievements, but 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. The city offers extensive cultural and shopping facilities together with an outstanding choice of independent schools for all ages.
    • London commuters are also well served with services to King's Cross from St Neots (42 minutes) and Royston (37 minutes) lying approximately 10 miles west and 11 miles south respectively.
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

    • Agents Note: The side access gate offers right of way access to your neighbour who owns the paddock beyond this properties paddock. This right of access is purely agricultural purposes only.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G