High Street, Little Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 5ES | Property for sale | Savills
3,258 sq ft(302.68 sq m)
Guide price £1,900,000(€2,230,328)

High StreetLittle Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB22 5ES


    Key features

    • Beautifully ornate Grade II Listed family home
    • Offered to the market with no onward chain
    • Central village location offering a high level of privacy
    • Good access to local amenities and transport links
    • Dovecote which could offer potential to develop
    • Extensive gardens which measure just over half an acre

    Uniquely charming Victorian house in popular village location.

    About this property

    • Kings Farmhouse sits in the centre of Little Shelford, one of the most desirable villages in south Cambridgeshire, under a pitched tiled roof with intricate chimney stacks. The property is within 1 mile of Great Shelford which offers a plethora of amenities as well as a mainline train station. This striking 19th Century, Grade II Listed family home offers a high level of privacy and extensive gardens.

      The internal accommodation is set over two principal floors with a combination of split levels on both ground and first floor. The panelled front door leads you in to the entrance hall that allows access to all ground floor rooms and incorporates the sweeping staircase. The main sitting room offers dual aspect views across the gardens, a generous bay window to the rear and a feature fireplace which is the focal point of the room. Through concertina doors is the snug that offers a delightful reading area or television room with an open feature fireplace and offers access to the gardens via a rear door. The formal dining room is a fabulous entertaining space which features an attractive bay window with built in window seats, offering views across the gardens. The kitchen sits to the front of the property and comprises of wall and floor storage units, a half sink with mixer tap, plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a double stand alone oven and fridge/freezer. There is also room for a breakfast table and access to the boot room that leads to the front of the property. The study is located towards the front of the property and offers privacy for those working from home. Completing the ground floor accommodation is the cloakroom, placed next to the kitchen.

      The sweeping staircase leads up to the first floor which is set over three split levels and adds to the character of the home. There are five double bedrooms all offering their own unique charm and lay out. The principal bedroom offers dual aspect views over the gardens and benefits from built in wardrobes and an en suite which comprises of a corner walk in shower, panel bath, twin sinks and a low level WC. Bedroom five offers its own private balcony space that enjoys beautiful views over the gardens. There is a family bathroom which benefits from a panel bath, wash basin and a sizable airing cupboard. The first floor accommodation is completed by the separate cloakroom.

      Outside the grounds extend to just over half an acre and is approached via a private gravel driveway that offers a generous amount of parking. At the head of the drive is the eye catching Dovecote which incorporates the double garage with up and over door and internal staircase leading to the first floor. The Dovecote does offer a fantastic opportunity to redevelop into an independent cottage or home office. The fully enclosed rear garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and herbaceous borders running the boundary line. A large raised patio area offers an ideal space for outdoor dining and leads off from the Dovecote. A manual five bar gate leads you back to the driveway area and the front of the home. To the front of the property is a separate utility room which is integrated to the fabric of the property and offers further storage, plumbing for a washing machine and an integrated sink.

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    The simply stunning architecture and sense of seclusion makes Kings Farmhouse a very special home, I envy the new owners of this beautiful property.

    Ben SmithProperty agent

    Local information

    • There are excellent facilities within the village and the adjacent village of Great Shelford including a variety of local shops for everyday needs including a butcher, well regarded delicatessen, convenience store, grocer, chemist, restaurants and public houses.
    • There is a primary school Great & Little Shelford C of E Primary school and further schooling for all age groups in the area including notable independent schools in Cambridge such as St Faiths, The Perse, The Stephen Perse foundation schools, The Leys and St Mary's.
    • For the commuter there are regular train services available from Great Shelford and Whittlesford stations leading to Cambridge and London's Liverpool Street station, and services to Kings Cross are available from Cambridge (5 miles) and Royston (10.4 miles) .
    • All distances and times are approximate.

    Additional information

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