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£875,000 Guide Price

Rectory Lane, Fowlmere, SG8

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this detached home on a third-of-an-acre plot in Fowlmere. This property offers a huge extension opportunity (stp), with no upward chain, over 2000sq ft of accommodation, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, a generous frontage, and stunning garden.
5 Bedrooms
3 Receptions
2 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this detached home with masses of potential on a third-of-an-acre plot in the highly sought-after and rarely available village of Fowlmere. This property offers a significant extension opportunity (stp), with no upward chain, over 2000sq ft of accommodation, 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, a generous frontage with driveway parking, a private garden, and sides onto church land with grazing horses.

This fantastic detached home is located in a third of an acre plot in a highly sought-after and rarely available location within the desired village of Fowlmere, with access to a single garage, beautiful borders of hedgerows, trees, climbing plants and flowers, and an expansive gravel driveway with off-road parking for several vehicles. This property is sold with the advantage of no upward chain, and there is also the opportunity for a significant extension to be built if desired, subject to the correct planning permissions.

Upon stepping inside this fantastic home, the entrance hallway is wide and welcoming, with pendant lighting, wood flooring, stairs to the first floor, and doors through to the downstairs living space, including a cloakroom with WC and hand wash basin.

The kitchen/breakfast room is a generous space, enjoying windows and double sliding doors to a front and garden room aspect, a wide range of base and wall units, laminate worktops, a breakfast bar, tiled flooring and splashbacks, inset spotlights, an integrated oven, hob and extractor fan, and space for a dishwasher, dining setting and other small kitchen appliances. The utility room is an excellent size, offering further storage, access to the side of the property, and space for large kitchen appliances.

The dining room enjoys a lovely garden aspect, with wood flooring, pendant lighting, neutral decor and room for a large dining table, chairs and storage furniture. The lounge equally is decorated to a lovely standard, benefiting from windows and double sliding doors to a dual aspect, a fireplace with a wood-burning stove, plush carpets, pendant lighting, and vast amounts of space for a variety of lounge and storage furniture. The garden room is another beautiful and versatile reception space, enjoying an incredibly large footprint, glorious garden views, vaulted ceilings, wood construction, tiled flooring and lots of room for furniture.

Upstairs to the first floor, this fantastic property continues to offer generous living space, with the landing leading to 5 well-proportioned bedrooms, integrated storage, and a family shower room, comprising a double shower, a WC, a hand wash basin, and storage. The master bedroom is particularly large, benefiting from a large window overlooking the garden and an en-suite shower room, with a corner shower, WC and hand wash basin.

Outside, to the rear, the garden is a magnificent size, with stunning views of the surrounding trees, and offering a beautiful private space to sit, relax and get back to nature. The garden is laid mainly to lawn, with a paved patio area spanning the width of the house and providing lots of room for garden furniture, placing potted plants and entertaining guests. There are stunning borders, enclosed by hedgerows and colourful trees, and masses of scope for future owners to put their own stamp on things or extend into the rear, subject to the correct planning permissions.

Contact Ensum Brown today to book your private viewing appointment, we assure you will not leave disappointed.


If you are looking for a village location and to be part of a community then you won't find a better village to live in than Fowlmere. Fowlmere is one of the most southernmost villages in Cambridgeshire and on the edge of Hertfordshire. You are just 6 miles from the town of Royston, under a 10 minute drive, and under 10 miles from central Cambridge, just a 20 minute drive away. As well as being within easy reach of all the amenities of a town and city you are also surrounded by beautiful countryside, a perfect combination.

Within the village itself you have a number of village groups, a village hall with tennis courts, several village greens and playgrounds, a fantastic village pub and restaurant 'The Chequers', village church, playgroup, private nursery and primary school. Also, on the outskirts of the village you will find Fowlmere RSPB nature reserve.

In Royston there is a main line train station with a regular service direct to London Kings Cross as quick as 38 minutes. You also have additional station options from the neighbouring villages of Meldreth and Foxton. Additionally, in terms of travel, you have the M11 within a 10 minute drive, the A1 approximately 25 minutes' drive away and if you want to travel internationally, London Stansted airport and London Luton Airport are both just half an hour to forty minutes' drive away.

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