3 Bed Detached House  For Sale  GREAT GIDDING  Cambridgeshire  PE28  - £800,000

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Located in the heart of the Cambridgeshire village of Great Gidding, this is a superb family home with equestrian facilities. The main house consists of a kitchen breakfast room, living / dining room, garden room, study / snug, and cloakroom on the ground floor. Upstairs, are three double bedrooms with an en suite shower room to the master, and a family bathroom. A brick-built annexe can be used as an office, extra living accommodation or a holiday let (subject to the necessary consents). There are further outbuildings which include a garage / workshop, twin garages, and a large stable block with tack room, hay barn, Equimat flooring and auto-waterer. The paddock, with manège, measures 2.8 acres, whilst the whole plot enjoys a total of 3.4 acres.

Great Gidding is situated to the North West of Huntingdon, with an eat-in pub, village store and Ofsted-rated 'Good' primary school. Sawtry is a short drive away offering further facilities including a GP, infant school and Sawtry Village Academy providing Ofsted-rated 'Good' state schooling. The independent Oundle School is around 8 miles to the West, whilst the renowned Kimbolton School is around 12 miles South. Great Gidding offers road links to the A1 and A14, with Cambridge and Peterborough to the South and North respectively, whilst Huntingdon rail station offers fast links to London Kings Cross.

The small village of Great Gidding lies approximately 10-miles North West of Huntingdon in beautiful Cambridgeshire countryside. It's a great location for enjoying rural life whilst being a commutable distance from many urban hubs. 50 Main Street, a classic red brick house built in 1910, is a well-equipped equestrian property which makes keeping horses a convenient affair. After an extensive search for a place which met all their requirements, the current owners have enjoyed eight years here; 'we wanted to live in a village with a traditional country vibe and an easy commute to Kimbolton for work and, most crucially, we wanted a plot which could house us and the horses - the stables are so close to the back door that you can pop out in your slippers to check on them! The garden is dog-proofed too.'

"The central village property, which has extensive facilities and space, really does have it all. It's worth noting that the closest equestrian competition centres are The College Equestrian centre at Keysoe and Arena UK at Grantham. Equestrian events are held at Home Farm, Alconbury, which is just up the road. There are loads of bridleways, footpaths and byways in this area to enjoy as well."

"Great Gidding, a friendly village, hosts a pub, shop and primary school. Cambridge, Oundle, Stamford, Huntingdon and Peterborough are all within reach. Access to the A1(M) and A14 is good, and both are currently undergoing an upgrade. Huntingdon railway station is 15-20 minutes away and has direct lines to London Kings Cross taking around 45 minutes."

'The house has lots of big windows and is very light, giving the feeling of living close to nature. The best thing though, is that we can see the horses from the kitchen window. The garden and orchard offer lots of lovely places to sit, relax, and look out over the countryside. The overall set-up is fantastic. There is also potential for the landing to be re-instated as a fourth bedroom, so it is very adaptable to our needs.'

'The large sitting room with log burner is a favourite, especially at Christmas as it's large enough for a big tree and plenty of room for family, dogs, un-wrapping presents and general festive chaos! The conservatory comes off the sitting room and the two spaces work really well together.'

'We love the view from the master bedroom as it looks out onto the field - it's ideal for checking on the horses first thing in the morning. The area is very beautiful with lots of space to explore and enjoy being away from the hustle and bustle of life.'

'We had an excellent party for friends, family and neighbours, to celebrate William and Kate's wedding, with bunting in the trees, and Pimms and rounders in the orchard. Many of us wore wedding dresses - it was so much fun!'

'We'll miss the whole set-up and convenience of having everything we need for our horses right on the doorstep. We are relocating for work.'

Rear Door To: -

Boot Room - 2.50m x 2.15m (8'2" x 7'0") - Two sash windows to side aspect. Sash window to rear aspect.

Kitchen Breakfast Room - 6.65m x 3.35m (21'9" x 10'11") - Sash window to side, front and rear aspects. Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units with complementary worksurfaces and tiled splashbacks. Breakfast bar with under-counter wine rack. Sink unit with swan-neck mixer tap and drainer. Alcove with oil-fired Stanley four-door range cooker (providing hot water and central heating). Space for freestanding cooker, fridge freezer, and dishwasher. Door to storage cupboard. Radiator. Door to:

Dining Room / Hall - 4.10m x 3.65m (13'5" x 11'11") - Window to front aspect. Door to Study/Snug. Staircase to first floor landing with pine balustrade and window to front aspect. Radiator. Open archway to:

Living Room - 5.95m x 4.70m (19'6" x 15'5") - Sash window to rear aspect. Door to inner lobby. Tiled Victorian fire place with cast-iron wood burning stove, timber surround, and raised tiled hearth. Two radiators. Double doors to:

Garden Room - 4.05m x 3.80m (13'3" x 12'5") - Tall glazed UPVC windows with integral blinds. French doors to side aspect. Wood-panelled vaulted ceiling. Wood floor. Radiator.

Study / Snug - 3.65m x 3.05m (11'11" x 10'0") - Bay window to front aspect. Victorian cast-iron fireplace with timber surround and raised tiled hearth. Radiator.

Inner Lobby - UPVC external door to side aspect. Door to:

Cloakroom - Two piece suite comprising a low level WC and hand wash basin.

First Floor Landing - Sash window to front elevation. Door to storage cupboard. Hatch to loft. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 3.60m x 3.05m (11'9" x 10'0") - Window to front elevation. Radiator.

Family Bathroom - Window to side elevation. Three piece suite comprising a low level WC, Heritage pedestal hand wash basin, and a panel bath with a Victorian-style rose-head shower over. Brick-style tiled splashbacks. Door to built-in storage cupboard. Heated towel rail.

Master Bedroom - 4.70m x 3.75m (15'5" x 12'3") - Window to rear elevation. French doors to rear decked balcony (3.70m x 2.95m). Radiator.

En Suite - Window to rear elevation. Four piece suite comprising a high-level WC, vanity-mounted 'His and Hers' twin hand wash basins, and an oversized walk-in shower cubicle. Brick-style tiled splashbacks. Recessed ceiling lights. Heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - 4.35m x 3.65m (14'3" x 11'11") - Window to front elevation. Window to rear decked balcony. Radiator.

Outside - To the front of the property, a block-paved entrance drive with double hardwood gates lead to a gravelled parking area with access to the oil tank, workshop, equestrian facilities, garaging, annexe, and the rear garden. A steel five-bar gate opens to a vehicular track leading to the paddock and manège.

The rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs. Paved patio area to the rear of the house. Orchard to the rear of the garden, with a timber Summer House. Decked area to the rear of the workshop in the garden. To the rear of the garden is a manège 40m x 20m with a Combi-Ride surface, and a timber five-bar gate leading to a paddock of 2.8 acres (measured with manège) with timber post-and-rail fencing, hedging, pond, and gated footpath.

Brick-Built Annexe - Door to:

Kitchen / Living Room - 6.15m x 3.65m (20'2" x 11'11") - Two UPVC windows to front aspect. Kitchenette with a range of fitted cupboards and a Belfast sink. Wall-mounted electrical heater. Hatch to loft space. Door to:

Bedroom - 3.65m x 2.50m (11'11" x 8'2") - Window to front aspect.

Stable Block - Steel roof. Equimat flooring. Automatic waterer. Power and light connected. Comprising:

Tack Room - 5.20m x 2.70m (17'0" x 8'10") -

Two Stables - 10.90m x 3.85m (35'9" x 12'7") -

Open Hay Barn - 5.05m x 2.65m (16'6" x 8'8" ) - with door to:

Brick-Built Stable - 4.10m x 3.30m (13'5" x 10'9") -

Twin Garages - 7.00m x 4.95m (22'11" x 16'2") - Two sets of double timber doors to front aspect. Window to side aspect.

Garage / Workshop - 8.25m x 6.75m (27'0" x 22'1") - Electric roller door and timber pedestrian door to front aspect.

Further Information - Date built: 1910
Mains drainage
Oil-fired boiler
Total plot size: 3.4 acres
Short public footpath crossing the property in the field above the pond

All measurements are approximate and quoted for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are reproduced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. Seller Insight: Comments are the personal views of the current owner and are included as an insight into life at the property. They have not been independently verified, should not be relied on without verification and do not necessarily reflect the views of the agent.

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