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PROPERTY FEATURES

  • Sought after and well served Cambridgeshire village
  • Attractive period features
  • Reception hall
  • 3 reception rooms and orangery
  • Kitchen/breakfast room and boot room
  • 4 bedrooms (2 en-suite) and family bathroom
  • Driveway with parking for several vehicles
  • Potential for a garage/cart lodge (stp)
  • Attractive garden, laundry room and garden store

THE PROPERTY

AN ATTRACTIVE GEORGIAN HOUSE IN A HIGHLY SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE OFFERING EXTENSIVE FAMILY ACCOMMODATION WITH EXCITING POTENTIAL FOR MODERNISATION AND RECONFIGURATION (STP) THE PROPERTY Queensberry is an attractive detached Georgian family home with a private established garden in this sought after and well served village. Built in circa 1831 and subsequently extended in 1934, this superbly located property has brick elevations under a slate roof with gas fired central heating. The light and spacious accommodation incorporates a welcoming reception hall with stairs to the first floor, Victorian ceiling rose and classic leaf and flower cornice, understairs cupboard and tiled floor. The generously sized sitting room has a sash window to the front with original wooden shutters, open Jetmaster wood/coal fire, dentil cornice and wooden doors to the study/family room, making it perfect for creating a large open plan space for entertaining. The light and spacious double aspect dining room has windows to the front and side, fitted cupboards, fruit ceiling rose and grape vine cornice, fireplace with electric fire and original shutters. The charming orangery has doors to the front and side, open Jetmaster wood burning fire, an internal door to the study/family room and a stone tiled floor. The study/family room has a bay window to the rear overlooking the garden, open fireplace with wooden surround, fitted bookcase and French doors into the orangery. The spacious double aspect kitchen/breakfast room has a bay window to the side and windows to the rear overlooking the garden, fitted base and eye level units, tiled worktops and splashbacks, sink, gas fired 2 door Aga, integrated appliances including four ring gas and electric hob, space for an upright fridge and freezer and tiled floor. The boot room has a door to the outside. The landing has a window to the front, classic leaf and flower cornice, airing cupboard and access to the partially boarded roof space. The good sized principal bedroom has a sash window to the front and en-suite bathroom with sunken bath. There are three further bedrooms (one with an en-suite shower room) and a family bathroom located off the landing. OUTSIDE Queensberry is approached via a large sweeping driveway with parking for several vehicles and access to the house and garden. There is potential for a garage/cart lodge (stp). The attractive garden is enclosed by a mixture of brick walls, fencing and hedges with well-maintained lawns, mature specimen trees, well stocked flower and shrub beds, water feature, large paved terrace, garden shed, outside lighting and water tap. The useful laundry room has space and plumbing for washing machines and tumble dryers, sink and fitted wardrobes. There is also a useful garden store. LOCATION Queensberry is located on the edge of the village of Fordham, which provides a good range of village amenities including two public houses with one offering take-away, Co-Op, Fresh & Proper store, petrol station/service garage with convenience store, Chinese and Indian restaurant and take-away, fish and chip shop, barbers, two garden centres with cafes, primary school, church and chapel. The nearby horseracing town of Newmarket and the city of Ely offer a good range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Queensberry is commutable to Cambridge with its burgeoning hi-tech industries, science parks and reputable schools. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11) and Fordham is on the Ely - Cambridge bus route. Ely, Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour and a train station in Soham has regular trains to Ely. Stansted International Airport is approximately 39 miles.