For Sale
£850,000 Guide Price

The Moor, Melbourn, SG8

Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this detached period cottage in Melbourn. This 17th Century home enjoys a non-estate location, a generous plot, 4 reception rooms, a utility room, 4 bedrooms, a double garage with driveway parking, and planning permission for a home office/workshop.
4 Bedrooms
4 Receptions
2 Bathrooms
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Ensum Brown are delighted to offer for sale this stunning detached period cottage in the popular village of Melbourn. This 17th Century, Grade II listed property enjoys a private, non-estate location, a generous plot with front and rear gardens, beautiful period features throughout, 4 reception rooms, a kitchen and utility room, 4 bedrooms and a bathroom, a double garage with driveway parking, and planning permission granted in July 2023 for a 24.5sqm home office/workshop with a toilet and shower.

This 17th Century detached period cottage enjoys excellent kerb appeal, with a private, non-estate location, a beautiful frontage with exposed beams and cream render, access to a double garage, and driveway parking for multiple vehicles. The front garden is an excellent size, fully enclosed by fencing and mature hedgerows and offering a beautifully maintained space to sit and enjoy nature. It is laid mainly to lawn, with a paved patio area providing space for garden furniture and surrounded by established borders and beds, full of plants, trees and shrubs. This property also benefits from having planning permission granted in July 2023 for a 24.5sqm office/workshop, with a toilet and shower, offering further versatile accommodation and added value.

Upon stepping inside, the entrance hallway is spacious, welcoming and beautifully decorated, alluding to the high standard seen throughout. There is wood flooring, inset lighting, room for coats, shoes and furniture, stairs to the first floor, and doors through to the downstairs living space, including a cloakroom WC.

The kitchen is an excellent size, with a window to a garden aspect, a wide range of base and wall units, laminate worktops, tiled flooring and splashbacks, spotlights, a range cooker, an integrated extractor hood and dishwasher, and space for smaller kitchen appliances and a dining setting. The utility room provides further storage, and lots of space for larger kitchen appliances, including an American fridge/freezer.

Across the entrance hallway, the dining room and lounge are truly stunning, separated by exposed wooden upstands and enjoying beautiful period features, including exposed ceiling beams and a magnificent inglenook fireplace. The dining area benefits from a window to a front aspect, carpets, pendant and sconce lighting, and room for a large dining table, chairs and storage furniture. The lounge space offers windows to dual aspects, with carpets, sconce lighting and ample space for a wide range of furniture. The snug offers further excellent reception space, with 2 windows and a door to a triple aspect, and a door through to a good-sized study.

Upstairs to the first floor, this stunning period cottage continues to impress, with 4 well-proportioned bedrooms, beautiful period features, excellent integrated storage, and a family bathroom comprising a bath, a shower, a WC, and a hand wash basin.

Outside, to the rear, the garden is a very good size, fully enclosed by fencing and offering further outdoors space to sit and relax after a busy day. The garden is laid mainly to lawn, with paved patios and borders of colourful plants and shrubs, and has been beautifully maintained by the current owners to create a truly wonderful space to unwind.

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Melbourn is a large English parish village, nestled in the far southwest of Cambridgeshire, just 3 miles from the town of Royston and 11 miles from the city of Cambridge. The village has enjoyed a long history of occupation, stemming from the presence of springs and the River Mel, rising at Melbourn Bury. The river is particularly attractive because it is often clear and shallow, displaying chalk and gravel through its glittering water. There are many countryside walks to enjoy, including several ancient trackways that cross through the parish.

Melbourn is a bustling village, full of life, and offers residents all the amenities they could possibly need, including two village shops, a pharmacy, a doctor's and dentist surgery, two traditional villages pubs, the highly regarded Sheene Mill restaurant and hotel, as well as a spa just opposite. There are a number of parks and endless groups and clubs for all age groups. In terms of schooling, you have a number of pre-school options, a primary and secondary school within the village. There are two churches, including the All Saints' Church, which dates back to the 13th Century and offers regular services and activities for residents.

The village's proximity to Royston means that residents have access to the town's many other amenities, such as the mainline train station offering regular fast services to both Cambridge and London Kings Cross. There is also a leisure centre, sports clubs, dentist's surgeries, and highly-regarded schools for all ages. Also, from Melbourn, you can pick up the train line from the neighbouring village of Meldreth, and this is even within walking distance. The A1M and M11 are within a 20-minute drive via the A10/A505, and London Stansted and Luton Airports are both 30-minutes away.

If you are looking for the benefits of a town while in a countryside location, we recommend visiting Melbourn to find your forever home.

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