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4 bed Farm House
Cross Green, Wicken
beds 4 receptions 3 bath 2
£750,000

WICKEN is a charming village with very little modern development, many of the properties being of older style and character. It is conveniently situated for Ely (9 miles), Newmarket and Cambridge. The well known Wicken Fen is situated on the edge of the village and is preserved in its natural state by the National Trust.


ENTRANCE HALL with wood effect flooring, fitted shelving either side of a radiator, entrance door with glazed insets, doors to Dining room and front Sitting Room.

FRONT SITTING ROOM 14' 9" x 14' 7" (4.5m x 4.47m) with secondary glazed windows to front, attractive inglenook fireplace with inset wood burning stove sat on a stone hearth with exposed timber mantle and beam above, radiator, door to Boot room and step up to:-

REAR RECEPTION ROOM 16' 0" x 12' 2" (4.88m x 3.73m) with two sets of secondary glazed French doors to the rear garden, wood flooring, three wall light points, radiator and door to:-

IMPRESSIVE SPACIOUS KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 22' 0" x 12' 4" (6.71m x 3.78m) with secondary glazed window and double French doors to rear garden. Comprehensively fitted with a matching range of wall and base units with drawers, wood worksurfaces over with wood panelled upstands and inset single drainer sink unit with mixer tap over. Sandyford oil fired stove which also serves the central heating and hot water systems (in addition to the solar panels), separate integrated double oven/grill with four ring halogen hob, extractor hood and stainless steel splashback panel. Terracotta tiled floor, delightful walk-in shelved pantry and additional walk-in pantry - presently used as a wine store. Plumbing for dishwasher, downlighters to ceiling, night storage heater, velux roof lights, doors to Dining room and Utility room.

DINING ROOM 15' 8" x 14' 9" (4.78m x 4.52m) maximum. Two secondary glazed sash windows to front with a wonderful outlook to the front garden and green beyond. Exposed beam work, attractive fireplace with inset wood burning stove sat on a raised brick hearth with matching brick surround and timber mantle shelf. Radiator.

UTILITY ROOM 8' 11" x 8' 2" (2.74m x 2.51m) with secondary glazed window to garden. Base unit with inset single drainer sink nit with mixer tap, work surfaces extending to one side with plumbing and space for washing machine and tumble dyer below (subject to measurements). Matching terracotta tiled floor with central brick paved herringbone pattern, radiator and door leading to :-

GROUND FLOOR BEDROOM FOUR 15' 8" x 8' 11" (4.8m x 2.72m) with two secondary glazed windows overlooking the garden and velux roof light to other side. Radiator, wood effect flooring, door to:-

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with secondary glazed window to side. Fitted with a three piece suite comprising tiled shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Wall mounted towel rail / radiator, ceramic tiled flooring, downlighters to ceiling.

BOOT ROOM with door to rear, wood panelling to dado height, quarry tiled flooring, radiator, exposed beams to ceiling, door to:-

DOWNSTAIRS CLOAKROOM with secondary glazed window to side. Fitted with a two piece suite comprising wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Fitted storage cupboards, fully tiled floor, radiator.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING with secondary glazed sash window to front overlooking the garden and the green and windmill beyond. Radiator.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 16' 9" x 15' 5" (5.13m x 4.7m) with two secondary glazed windows to rear and sash window to front. Fitted wardrobes comprising two doubles and one single with high level storage cupboards, radiator, airing cupboard with shelving and hot water cylinder.

BEDROOM TWO 15' 1" x 7' 10" (4.62m x 2.41m) Dual aspect room with secondary glazed windows to front and rear, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 8' 7" x 7' 10" (2.62m x 2.39m) with secondary glazed window to rear, radiator.

FAMILY BATHROOM with secondary glazed window to rear. Fitted with a white suite comprising panel enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower unit over, close coupled WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Ceramic tiled floor, exposed and painted chimney breast feature, heated towel rail, radiator.

DETACHED BARN

GROUND FLOOR ROOM 22' 10" x 14' 0" (6.96m x 4.27m) Dual aspect room / workshop with a variety of potential uses such as homeworking office or indeed an annexe potential (subject to the usual consents). Two windows to two aspects and double French doors onto the garden, multiple power points, wood effect flooring throughout.
Kitchen area with base units, roll top worksurfaces and inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit, recess for fridge.
Cloakroom with WC and corner wash hand basin with tiled splashbacks and extractor fan.
Staircase rising to first floor.

FIRST FLOOR ROOM 26' 0" x 14' 0" (7.92m x 4.27m) with two velux roof lights and window to two aspects. Multiple power points, electric heater and solar panel control unit.

Please note the seller had prepared plans for a potential en-suite bathroom which are available on request.

Adjacent to the barn is a useful store / workshop 12' 11" x 9' 7" (3.95m x 2.94m) which is in turn attached to the double garage.


EXTERIOR The property is set back behind Cross Green with a lovely view towards the village windmill. The front garden is predominantly laid to lawn bordered by a hedge to the front with a range of shrubs and perennials. Adjacent to this is a shingled driveway which continues to the very rear of the property, accessed via two five bar gates, where there is parking for numerous vehicles and in turn leads to the double garage.

Beyond the house is a full width Indian Sandstone terrace accessed by three sets of double French doors. The garden is beautifully shaped and predominantly laid to lawn with shaped borders packed with a wide range of perennials, shrubs and trees. Adjacent to this is a pathway which is gravelled and paved until you reach the barn beyond which it is then block paved. At the very end is a stunning, partially enclosed, hexagonal timber framed Gazebo with power and lights installed.

GARAGE 12' 9" x 8' 2" (3.91m x 2.49m) Fitted with twin Hormann remote control electrically operated doors, power and light.


AGENTS NOTE The property benefits from having Solar PV panels discretely fitted to the rear of the barn. The 3.6kw array comprises 15 Panasonic HIT panels which produce an average annual payment of over £750 from the feed-in-tariff (FIT). In addition, the panels are estimated to save the household a further £300 to £400 in electricity costs by using household appliances when the system is generating electricity.

The wiring has been replaced and added to where necessary and the fuse board updated. In addition, the barn benefits from having 3 phase capacity if needed.

The property was re-roofed in 2005.
Floorplan for Cross Green, Wicken Floorplan for Cross Green, Wicken

 

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