Cootes Lane, Fen Drayton, Cambridge, CB24 4SL | Property for sale | Savills
2,116 sq ft(196.58 sq m)
Guide price £900,000(€1,062,456)

Cootes LaneFen Drayton, Cambridge, CB24 4SL


    Key features

    • Grounds extending to approx. 3.11 acres
    • Outbuildings and private driveway
    • Good transport links in to Cambridge
    • Potential to develop current home STP
    • Opportunity for equestrian facilities

    Detached family home set in stunning grounds of approximately 3.11 acres.

    About this property

    • This unique family home, nestled in carefully kept, expansive and beautiful grounds of approximately 3.11 acres, is situated in the sought-after village of Fen Drayton. The property features a picturesque blend of meadow, woodland, multiple stables, a versatile barn, gorgeous large private gardens and large car park.

      The main residence offers a welcoming entrance hall leading to a reception room or potential 5th bedroom with dual aspect and annexe potential, an office, shower room, large lounge, conservatory, utility, and generous kitchen diner on the ground floor. Upstairs are four good sized bedrooms, storage cupboard and a family bathroom.

      Stepping into the spacious entrance hall, perfect for storing coats, leading to both the reception/fifth bedroom and the study. They connect to the middle room which leads to the shower room and large kitchen.

      The substantial living room with a gas fired woodburner style heater, is big enough for sitting and dining, featuring sliding doors to the private garden and double doors to the large conservatory. This conservatory offers lovely scenic views to the stunning garden and a practical tiled floor, extending into the utility space. The well appointed kitchen boasts ample storage, tiled flooring, wooden units and modern appliances, including a large island/breakfast bar with cupboards below.

      Upstairs, four bedrooms provide comfortable living spaces, with bedroom one offering stunning views and bedroom two a panoramic view of the garden and built in dressing table, cupboards and wardrobes. The family bathroom features a contemporary suite, fitted cupboards and a tiled floor.

      Externally, mature and some unusual and ornamental trees surround the property. The garden is large and very private with a beautiful serene pond, and lush rose and flower beds. There are stables, a multi use barn, garage and greenhouses, also a store for hay etc. The garden leads to a wonderful meadow with a bluebell wood to one side, featuring fruit, native and ornamental trees. The whole is enclosed by trees and a six foot fence.

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    The endless opportunities with this unique property blew me away, what a rare and unique property that I feel will not only entice developers but also families looking for open grounds.

    Ben SmithProperty agent

    Local information

    • Fen Drayton is a pretty Cambridgeshire village situated within easy reach of Cambridge, St Ives and Huntingdon, with their many varied amenities and excellent commuter links. Within the village itself there is a public house, recreation ground and village hall, day nursery and primary school (within walking distance).
    • Secondary schooling is available in the neighbouring village of Swavesey, with an ‘Ofsted outstanding rating' (4 minutes by bus/car). For those commuting, there is easy access to the A14, linking to the A1 and M11, along with the rail station at Huntingdon and the guided bus route at St Ives. There is a guided busway which takes 20 minutes to get to Cambridge city 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. For shopping, there is a popular busy daily market in Cambridge Market Square and further facilities can be found at The Grafton Centre and Grand Arcade shopping malls in central Cambridge.
    • All distance and times are approximate.

    Additional information

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