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4 bed Detached House
Downham Road,
beds 4 receptions 3 bath 2
£900,000

ELY Home to a world famous 900 year old Cathedral, the historic city of Ely lies on the river Great Ouse no more than 15 miles from the City of Cambridge. There are a very good range of shopping facilities within the centre itself including a market which takes place on both Thursdays and Saturdays. A comprehensive range of local schooling is available. The area boasts a number of sporting facilities including an 18 hole golf course, indoor swimming pool, gymnasium and squash club whilst socially there are an excellent variety of pubs and restaurants, including the new Ely Leisure Village anchored by a 6 screen Cineworld with family restaurants and take-aways. There are also the most wonderful countryside walks the Fen has to offer. Ely is unsurprisingly very popular with commuters due to its excellent road and rail links. The A10 links the two cities from which links to the A14 and M11 provide routes to London (70 miles) and the rest of the country. From Ely's mainline rail station Cambridge can be reached in approximately 17 minutes with London beyond (Kings Cross / Liverpool Street) which can be accessed within 1 hour 15 minutes.

ENTRANCE HALL 20' 8" x 9' 10" (6.3m x 3.02m) Accessed by double doors from the front, the hall is spacious with a solid oak staircase, a glass bannister panel and leather hand rail, cornicing to ceiling, alarm panel, three radiators, three windows and door to:-

WALK-IN CUPBOARD 7' 8" x 5' 2" (2.35m x 1.6m) with hanging rails and extensive shelving.

SITTING ROOM 25' 7" x 11' 11" (7.8m x 3.65m) Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to front and folding shutters, double French doors with wing windows and folding shutters leading to the rear garden. Cornicing to ceiling, three radiators.

CLOAKROOM Fully tiled, granite, contemporary suite comprising WC with concealed flush unit, wash hand basin with offset mixer taps, chrome finish radiator and downlit display shelf.

STUDY 9' 6" x 7' 8" (2.9m x 2.34m) with double glazed window to front. Radiator.

IMPRESSIVE KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 19' 1" x 12' 3" (5.82m x 3.75m) with double glazed double French doors to the rear garden. Comprehensively fitted with a matching range of modern soft closing wall and base units with granite worksurfaces over with matching upstands. Inset double bowl Franke sink unit with mixer tap and waste incinerator. Island & breakfast bar with fitted drawers, recess for range style cooker, integrated dishwasher, pull-out pantry cupboard and recess for American style fridge freezer (subject to measurements). Ceramic tiled floor, radiator, under cupboard spotlights and archway through to:-

DINING ROOM 15' 3" x 12' 11" (4.67m x 3.94m) with ceramic tiled floor as before, two double glazed windows to rear overlooking the garden, two radiators, cornicing to ceiling.

UTILITY ROOM 9' 7" x 4' 9" (2.93m x 1.47m) with wall and base units matching kitchen with roll edge work surface and inset double bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap. Metro style tiled splashbacks, double glazed door to the garden, radiator, recess for three appliances, wall mounted gas fired boiler serving the central heating and hot water systems. Built-in cupboard with two hanging rails and four linen shelves. Ceramic tiled floor and radiator.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERY LANDING with two double glazed windows both with shutters (one sunburst), radiator, door to cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with linen shelf above and alarm controls.

PRINCIPAL BEDROOM 16' 10" x 11' 11" (5.15m x 3.65m) with double glazed double doors with fitted shutters onto the balcony with wonderful views over the exquisite garden, two radiators.

WALK-IN DRESSING ROOM 9' 9" x 5' 5" (2.98m x 1.67m)

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM with double glazed window to side. Fitted with a suite in white comprising pedestal wash hand basin, closed coupled WC and tiled shower cubicle. Chrome finish towel rail / radiator.

BEDROOM TWO 13' 3" x 11' 11" (4.06m x 3.64m) with double glazed window to rear, fitted wardrobes with sliding doors, radiator.

BEDROOM THREE 10' 7" x 10' 0" (3.23m x 3.05m) with double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden, built-in double wardrobe, radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR 8' 7" x 7' 11" (2.64m x 2.43m) with double glazed window to rear overlooking the garden, built-in double wardrobe, radiator.

SHOWER ROOM with double glazed window to front. Contemporary tiled suite comprising shower cubicle (1.35m wide), wall mounted two drawer vanity unit with wash hand basin and mixer tap sat on top and WC. Chrome finish towel rail / radiator.

EXTERIOR The house is set back from the road behind a block paved driveway with a mature laurel hedge, box hedging, several shrubs/perennials and trees to the front. It provides off street parking for numerous vehicles and access to the two garages.
The rear garden is truly stunning. Professionally designed, it consists of a full width paved part-covered terrace from the house, beyond this the first section is predominantly laid to lawn with numerous beds, packed with a wide range of shrubs and specimen trees. Next is a circular sandstone patio, central to which is a gas fired firepit (not included in sale price). Divided by a Beech hedge the final section consists of four raised beds which are currently used for vegetables, pathways in between on either side. There is also a timber outbuilding currently used as a storage shed with power & light and therefore potential for other uses such as an outside office.


GARAGES The property has two garages, one of which is over 7.6m in length with a width of approximately 3.77m with roller doors at either end, power and light.
The other garage has a roller door to the front and double glazed personal door to the rear, measuring approximately 5.7m x 5.17m and also has power and light.

AGENTS NOTE The property has contemporary solid oak doors and downlighters to ceilings throughout. CCTV fitted. The garden has a computerised irrigation system and illumination throughout.

TENURE The property is freehold.

COUNCIL TAX Band E

EPC Rating tbc

VIEWINGS By Arrangement with Pocock & Shaw
Tel: 01353 668091
Email: ely@pocock.co.uk
www.pocock.co.uk


REF GVD/6409
Floorplan for Downham Road, Ely

 

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