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6 Bed Detached House  Under-Offer  Manor Street Wistow Huntingdon PE28  Cambridgeshire    Cambridgeshire  PE28  - £600,000

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TENURE: Freehold
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Set on a tranquil side road this period home has a generous south facing garden and charming period features. Ceiling height is excellent throughout and the accommodation includes three reception rooms, kitchen breakfast room with oak kitchen and utility. The six double bedrooms, many with far reaching country views, include a master with en-suite and an attic room. There is also a double garage with store and workshop. Huntingdon with excellent transport links and rail services to London is within easy reach as is Cambridge.

Seller Insight

Manor Farm House is stunning building dating from the seventeenth century with some Victorian additions. It is also a spacious family home with an interior full of period charm and visual treats. All the original features combine seamlessly with the comforts of modern living. It is truly a rare and special property.

The house has always been a farm and in the current owner’s family since the nineteen fifties. When it became empty, the owners knew they wanted to own the home which had been such a privilege to have experienced. The house was somewhat dilapidated but with enormous care and a great deal of love it was restored and provides a superb lifestyle.

As you approach the attractive building its charm begins to weave its spell and once inside the ceiling beams, brick inglenook fireplaces, and Victorian pine panelling create an amazing wow factor. You can imagine an atmospheric candlelit supper in the dining room and feel transported back in time; or many Christmas celebrations when the house is festooned with festive greenery.

The owners use and enjoy the entire house, but they particularly appreciate the lounge with its inglenook and patio doors out to the garden. It is perfect for both family relaxation and more formal entertaining. The two remaining reception rooms ensure there is ample space for everyone to spend individual time.

The modern kitchen, complete with an Aga range, is the busy hub of the household and a place for chatty family meals. You can take your morning coffee outside into the courtyard which in a previous age served as the dairy yard.

With its six bedrooms the house lends itself to easy entertaining and the owners have memories of many large family parties in the house and garden. The private garden backs onto open countryside and is a place to sit and relish the rural peace of your surroundings.

Wistow is a pretty and sociable village, with an array of clubs and societies plus a village pub. You can enjoy the best of both country and town, as historic Cambridge and Peterborough are an easy drive away. There is a frequent and fast train service into London Kings Cross from nearby Huntingdon or St Neots station.

The owners have loved, and will greatly miss, being a part of the long history of Manor Farm House and are sure the next owners will come to love it in the same way

Agent Information

Wistow is a small rural village located in a secluded valley approximately 7 miles to the north east of Huntingdon. The parish church is partly Norman and contains some examples of 15th century painted glass while the Manor House dates from the early 17th century. There are several 16th and 17th century timber-framed houses in the village such as Rooks Grove Farm, Thatch Cottage and Lavender Cottage. The Three Horseshoes is the only surviving public house in the village and offers a wide selection of ales and food.

Transport

Road
Wistow to Huntingdon Train Station – 7.4 miles approx.
Wistow to Peterborough – 17 miles approx.
Wistow to Cambridge – 26 miles approx.

Rail
Regular train services to London and to the North (via Peterborough) run from Huntingdon Station.

Huntingdon to London King’s Cross – 50 minutes
Huntingdon to Peterborough – 17 minutes

Schools

Primary:
Bury CofE Primary School – 1.7 miles approx. Ofsted Rating: Good
Abbots Ripton CofE Primary School – 3.5 miles approx. Ofsted Rating: Good

Secondary:
Abbey College, Ramsey – 2.6 miles approx. Ofsted Rating: Good
St Peter’s School, Huntingdon – 5.8 miles approx. Ofsted Rating: Good

Further Information

Tenure:   Freehold
Year Built:   1662
Council Tax Band:   F

Section 21 notice: In accordance with section 21 of the Estate Agents Act, Thomas Morris Ltd is required to disclose that the owner of this property is a connected person with that company and are, therefore, disclosing an interest in the property prior to any negotiation.



IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASERS:
We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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