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Crockfords Road, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8

Guide price £1,250,000

5 Beds 3 Baths 5 Receptions

REF: NEW190137


  • Walking distance of the High Street and Train Station
  • Superb reception hall and 4 reception rooms
  • Garden room/studio
  • Superb kitchen/breakfast room
  • Utility room, larder and cloakroom
  • Master bedroom with en-suite bathroom
  • 3 further double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms
  • Bedroom 5/dressing room
  • Driveway with parking, detached garage and studio
  • Wonderful south-facing grounds with orchard 0.67 acres


A BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED AND SUBSTANTIAL FAMILY HOUSE EXTENDING TO 3,622 SQ FT WITH ATTRACTIVE ESTABLISHED GROUNDS APPROACHING 0.67 ACRES (STS) LOCATED IN A SOUGHT AFTER RESIDENTIAL AREA WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF NEWMARKET TOWN CENTRE AND TRAIN STATION. ACCOMMODATION Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Family/Games Room, Garden Room/Studio, Kitchen/Breakfast Room, Utility Room, Larder, Cloakroom, Inner Hall. Galleried Landing, Master Bedroom with En-Suite Bathroom, Dressing Room/Bedroom 5, Three Further Double Bedrooms and Two Bathrooms. Driveway and Parking, Detached Garage, Detached Studio Outbuilding and Large South Facing Garden with Orchard. THE PROPERTY Dating back to the 1920's, The Orchard is an impressive detached family house with superb established grounds within easy reach of the town centre. Extending to 3,622 sq ft, the property has been fully renovated to a high standard by the existing vendors and has rendered elevations over a painted brick plinth under a peg tiled roof. The light and spacious accommodation boasts a wealth of attractive period features including bay windows, high ceilings, open fireplaces, cornicing and an impressive oak panelled staircase believed to have come from the famous Cheveley Park Mansion. The property has a welcoming reception hall, inner hall and dining room, four generously sized reception rooms, garden room/studio, superb integrated kitchen/breakfast room, useful utility room and larder and well finished cloakroom. The spacious double aspect master bedroom enjoys views over the garden and has a large en-suite bathroom. There are three further double bedrooms, two bathrooms and a dressing room/bedroom five. The large loft space is partly boarded. OUTSIDE The Orchard is approached through a pillared entrance leading to a gravel driveway providing parking and turning for several vehicles and access to the detached garage, studio and grounds. The garage has an electric up and over door to the front, window and pedestrian door to the rear. Screened from Crockfords Road, the inviting gardens and grounds are a particular feature of the property, extending to 0.67 acres (sts) in all. A well maintained lawn can be found to the front of the house, with well stocked shrub beds, outside lighting and water tap. Gravel paths and wooden pedestrian gates to both sides of the house provide access to the superb south facing rear garden. The attractive and private landscaped gardens are largely to the rear of the house and predominately laid to lawn with several mature specimen trees and shrubs. A large paved terrace adjoins the rear of the property with a delightful water feature, outside lighting and water tap. To the rear of the garden, a five bar wooden gate leads to a sheltered orchard. A useful studio is located to the side of the house with windows to the front and side, pedestrian door to the front and electric wall heater. LOCATION The Orchard occupies a sought after and quiet residential location within walking distance of the High Street, train station, Tattersalls sales rooms and amenities. Newmarket is set in attractive countryside on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border and is world famous as the headquarters of British horseracing. The town is home to many racing institutions including the National Stud, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls and The Jockey Club. Some of the finest racing in the world is seen on Newmarket's two racecourses: The Rowley Mile and The July Course. Newmarket itself provides a good range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club; Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds offer further amenities. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11). There is a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines in to London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately forty minutes' drive.