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Potton Road, Guilden Morden, SG8

This excellently maintained, beautiful detached period home in a picturesque location in Guilden Morden, enjoys 2350sq ft of accommodation, a quarter of an acre plot, a detached annexe with living space, bedroom & bathroom & in the main house; 2 reception rooms, 3 double bedrooms, & field views.
3 Bedrooms
3 Receptions
1 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this excellently maintained, beautiful detached period home in a charming location in the highly sought-after village of Guilden Morden. This property enjoys 2350sq ft of accommodation in a generous plot of approximately a quarter of an acre, no upward chain, a detached annexe with open plan living space, double bedroom and bathroom and in the main house; period features throughout, 2 reception rooms, 3 double bedrooms, and glorious field views. Also of note, plans have also been investigated to add a ground floor cloakroom within the property if desired.

This excellently maintained detached period home boasts truly exceptional kerb appeal, with a stunning period frontage set back a little from the road, thatch roof, front lawn gardens with mature trees and shrubs, a long gravel driveway with parking for multiple vehicles, and access to a single detached garage. The thatch ridge has recently been renewed, and the property has also recently been painted inside and out, a sign of how well this home has been loved and maintained for by the current owners.

Upon stepping inside the front door, the entrance hallway is wide and bright, with welcoming period features, exposed beams and upstands, original tiled flooring, windows to a dual aspect, room for furniture, and doors through to the entire downstairs living space.

The kitchen/breakfast room is an excellent size, boasting 4 windows to a dual aspect, doors through to the rear garden, stunning exposed beams and upstands, space for a dining setting, a range of Fired Earth shaker style base units, wood worksurfaces, tiled flooring, spotlights, integrated storage, a Rayburn, a butler sink, an integrated dishwasher, and space for a fridge/freezer and other small kitchen appliances. There is also a handy boot room with double doors to the garden, which is an area which could house a ground floor cloakroom if desired.

The dining room/sitting room, adjacent to the kitchen, is a wonderfully open space, similarly enjoying superb period features such as exposed beams and upstands, but also a magnificent inglenook feature fireplace. Offering plenty of space for a variety of dining/sitting room furniture, as well as benefiting from herringbone brick flooring, sconce lighting and bi-fold doors spanning the entire wall opening into the rear garden.

The lounge is an equally stunning reception room, with multiple windows and doors to a triple aspect, carpets, exposed beams and upstands, sconce lighting, a feature fireplace, stairs to the first floor, and generous amounts of space for lounge and storage furniture. Within the room there is also a perfect location to create either an additional sitting area or dining area.

Upstairs to the first floor, this stunning period property continues to impress, with a spacious landing leading to 3 double bedrooms, and a family bathroom fitted in 2022 with exposed beams comprising a bath with an overhead shower, a WC, a hand wash basin with storage, parquet wood flooring.

Outside to the rear, the garden is an excellent size, mainly laid to lawn, fully enclosed by fencing offering a lovely space to sit, enjoy nature and appreciate the glorious field views. With two patio areas which, between them, capture the sun throughout the day providing a lovely space for garden furniture and entertaining guests. There are borders of plants and shrubs, as well as access to the garage.

This beautiful property also has the added benefit of an impressive detached outbuilding/annexe, comprising a large, attractive open-plan living space with 3 sets of French doors to a patio area and garden, vaulted ceiling and a large double bedroom with an en-suite shower room, constructed in 2012 to dwelling standards.


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Location - Guilden Morden
Guilden Morden is a peaceful parish village, nestled in the southwest Cambridgeshire region, just 16 miles away from Cambridge and 5 miles from Royston, Hertfordshire. The parish’s western border follows the River Cam, while the eastern border follows a stream that separates it from the neighbouring village of Steeple Morden. There are plenty of routes to explore the natural surroundings and two traditional village pubs, one of which offers a delightful culinary experience provided by an award-winning chef.

There is a thriving community in Guilden Morden, and the village benefits from a highly-regarded primary school, a village hall, a variety of social activities, and St. Mary’s Church, which dates back to the 12th Century and enjoys a wealth of rich heritage. There is also a railway station 4 miles away, providing direct links to both Cambridge and London Kings Cross.

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.

The nearby town of Royston also offers further 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 all homebuyers to visit Guilden Morden to truly appreciate what this beautiful village has on offer.

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