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Cockhall Lane, Litlington, Royston

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this detached period cottage that is steeped in history & dates back to circa 1680. Still retaining a wealth of period features, this 4 bedroom home also includes a substantial outbuilding & double garage, sold with the advantage of no upward chain.
4 Bedrooms
3 Receptions
2 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this detached, grade II listed, cottage that dates back to Circa 1680. This stunning home is steeped in history, formerly being owned by a Cambridge college and also being part of a dairy farm. The property retains a wealth of period features, including an Inglenook fireplace, wooden beams and original stone floors. The property is Located in the idyllic village of Litlington, surrounded by countryside but also just outside of Royston where you have a mainline station to London Kings Cross and just a 15-20-minute drive to Cambridge.

Approaching the property, you come to a timber clad double garage with driveway parking to the front, located at the rear of the generous plot. The double garage has twin timber doors, power and light connected and with eaves storage. From the driveway you can either access the property from the front entrance or through a gate to the rear garden and back entrance. Attached to the garage is an substantial outbuilding, this versatile space could have multitude of uses and has power and lighted connected and features a vaulted ceiling making it feel even more spacious.

Entering the property itself, you will be instantly wowed, the property has been superbly maintained throughout by the current owners and is with neutral décor. The ground floor accommodation includes a light and spacious lounge, enhanced by dual aspect windows. The room features wooden floors and a magnificent Inglenook fireplace with timber bressummer and housing a wood burning stove. Off the lounge you also have a study, or perhaps a family room if more suited to your needs.

Continuing on the ground floor, you have a formal dining room, again with a feature fireplace and also with original brick flooring. Adjoining is a kitchen breakfast room, again with original brick flooring, that is fitted with a bespoke range of wall and base units with granite worksurfaces over, this is perfectly sympathetic to a period feel but with a great combination of modern finishing. The kitchen includes an AGA, Butler sink, integrated dishwasher, traditional electric oven and four plate hob with extractor over. Off the kitchen is a scullery, perfect for additional storage and additional utilities.

Going to the first floor from the rear inner hallway, off the landing you have 3 bedrooms. The master bedroom has an adjoining dressing room, but this could easily be a fourth bedroom if a corridor was created, this was formerly the case. The master bedroom also features an en-suite shower room with a three-piece suite in white including a shower cubicle. The other two double bedrooms, there is no box room in this home, share the use of a family bathroom which features a four piece suite in white including both a bath and shower cubicle.

Back outside, accessed from the stable doors in the rear porch, you have well maintained front and rear gardens. The beautiful enclosed rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with flower and shrub borders. You have two patio areas and one with a Pergola, perfect for those hot summer afternoons. From the rear garden you can access the boiler room that also offers additional storage. As well as the rear access gate to the double garage you have a useful side access gate to the street.

Call Ensum Brown today to arrange your private viewing appointment of this magnificent home, rarely do such homes of this character and quality come to the market, so don't delay.

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Litlington is a rural parish village nestled in the southwest corner of Cambridgeshire, just 3 miles from the bustling town of Royston and 14 miles from the city of Cambridge. This pretty village offers residents respite from the working week, countless countryside walks, and a plethora of buzzing social activities for all ages. In the heart of the village, the traditional village pub promises homemade food, warm welcomes, and a beautiful atmosphere, whether seated inside or out. St. Catherine's Church, in the northwest of the village, dates back to the 13th century and enjoys a rich heritage. Today, it is part of a group of parishes and offers regular services with many social functions. Litlington also benefits from a pre-school, a village shop with a post office, a children's play area, and a village hall with a recreation centre, both of which are available for hire.

Further amenities can be accessed a stone's throw away in the town of Royston, such as a leisure centre and a variety of sports clubs, including the golf club on Royston Heath. There are a variety of excellent schools to choose from, doctors and dentist surgeries, shops and supermarkets, all surrounded by beautiful countryside and many other pretty villages to explore.

Litlington's proximity to Royston also means residents benefit from excellent transport links, with a mainline train station offering regular fast services to both Cambridge and London Kings Cross. The A1M and M11 are within a 15-minute drive via the A10/A505, and London Stansted and Luton Airports are both 30-minutes away.

We encourage you to visit Litlington to see for yourself the wonderful features this village has to offer.


As an agent we take the responsibility of the health of our clients and viewers extremely seriously. Therefore we have measures in place to conduct this in a safe and sensible manner. We will ask our home owners to be out or in the garden. We will ask for no contact on arrival, but we will greet you with our usual smile as we put on our face masks. We will provide you with a face mask also, along with protective gloves. We will keep a safe distance but be there to answer any questions you may have. If you have had any symptoms of the Coronavirus, we ask you to wait 14 days before joining us on a viewing. We look forward to meeting you!

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