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5 bedroom Detached house for sale in Kentford

Bury Road, Kentford, CB8 7PT

3 Reception Rooms | 5 Bedrooms | 3 Bathrooms

Offers In The Region Of £650,000

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Key Features

A rare opportunity to acquire a detached Victorian double bay fronted family home situated in a sought after village, providing well planned and versatile accommodation, generous and easy to maintain gardens, workshop and garaging. The property is ideally situated for the key locations of Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and beyond and has a railway station situated nearby.

Full details

Full Details

The property is situated in a prominent elevated location within this often requested village and retains many original features.

The property was extended some 27 years ago with a ground floor annex and a double story extension, both of which are integral to the house. The annex space is now incorporated into the main property and provides the versatility of the 3 reception rooms with five bedrooms or up to five reception rooms with three bedrooms. Additionally, the property provides three bath/shower rooms and benefits from a radiator heating system and mains pressure hot water to all taps.

The rear garden extends to approximately 90 feet in length with the total plot extending to approximately 0.30 acres (Subject to Survey). The driveway to the rear serves both the garages and parking and to the back of the house with large gated access to the house. The property is made up of two connected plots in an L shape, currently used to form a larger garden and garages. There are several schools from pre-school, primary up to college levels. Located at each end of the village are two Public Houses with a village shop/Post Offices in Kentford as well as another in the adjacent village of Moulton, a short drive away.

The property is ideally situated for the key locations of Newmarket (approx. 5 miles), Bury St Edmunds (approx. 10 miles) and Cambridge (approx.. 20 miles) and only a few minutes by car to reach either the A11 or A14 trunk roads, providing excellent road links to London, Norwich, and the East coast. London Stansted Airport, is approx. 39 miles and in the adjacent village of Kennett there is a railway station (0.8 miles) with regular services to Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Cambridge. From Cambridge a regular service runs into Central London.

The property is situated close to the Church of St. Mary the Virgin in the expanding village of Kentford. In further detail the accommodation comprises:

Entrance Hall

With wood flooring; stairs to first floor with large cloak room beneath and radiator.

Sitting Room

Retaining many original features including picture rail and original Baxi marble fireplace and hearth; shelved alcove; serving hatch to kitchen; radiators; double glazed sash bay window to front and carpeted flooring. Wall mounted TV (not included) is served by satellite cables for Sky and Freesat, powered aerial coax cables for Freeview and powered coax connection to TV points in most main room/bedrooms for Freeview TV/Satellite.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room

With recessed lighting to ceiling and under cabinets and substantial (37 cupboard doors) range of cream shaker style base and wall units with drawers; enamel sink with double drainer and waste disposal; space for dishwasher; cooker with ceramic hob in fireplace alcove incorporating extractor/light above; space for American style freestanding fridge/freezer; cupboard housing water softener; radiator; wood flooring; window to rear with lovely views of garden. The opening to the dining room contains a large cupboard, ideal for kitchen ware and cleaning appliances.

Dining Room

With French doors opening to rear garden and windows to both sides; door to rear hallway, open access to drawing room, kitchen, and the entrance hallway, radiator and wood effect laminate flooring.

Drawing Room

With tiled fireplace; book shelves to alcove; radiators; double glazed sash bay window to front and carpeted flooring. Open access direct to dining room and door to entrance hall.

Rear Hallway

Rear hallway (original annex) with doors serving ground floor bedrooms, shower/utility room and study area, stable style rear door to garden and rear window, radiator, access to loft, wood flooring.


Small open study off rear hallway with window to rear

Bedroom Four

Full sized double bedroom with large range of fitted wardrobes; double glazed sash window to front garden, radiator and carpeted floor

Bedroom Five

Full sized double bedroom with dado rail; radiator; sash window to rear garden and carpeted flooring.

Shower/Utility Room

With fully tiled shower cubicle; low level W.C.; work surface over spaces for washing machine and tumble dryer (curtained off); sink/wash basin, partly tiled walls; high level storage cupboards and vanity cupboard, towel rail over radiator; double glazed frosted window to side.

First Floor Landing

Stairs from ground floor entrance hall lead to landing which is light and airy with double glazed sash window to front; large heated airing cupboard; loft access; full height toiletries cupboard serving bathroom, radiator, fully carpeted.

Master Bedroom

Double bedroom with en-suite and dressing room. Built-in double wardrobe with hanging space and shelving; cupboards above to both sides of bed; double glazed sash bay window to front; security switches for front and rear flood lighting, radiator, fully carpeted opening to:-

Dressing Room

With a large range of built-in fitted wardrobes with hanging space and shelving; double linen cupboard; sash window to rear garden, fully carpeted, frosted door to en-suite.


Within dressing room is an en-suite comprising fully tiled large shower cubicle; low level W.C., wash basin, partly tiled walls; wood flooring; radiator; extractor fan.

Bedroom Two

Double bedroom. Built-in Double wardrobe with hanging space and shelving; cupboards above to both sides of bed with shelf to one side; double glazed sash bay window to front; radiator, fully carpeted.

Bedroom Three

Double bedroom with large range of fitted wardrobes with shelves; radiator, laminate flooring, sash window to rear with shade.

Family Bathroom

With recessed dimmable lighting to main area and alcove; suite comprising oversized (6x4ft) bath in fully tiled alcove, low level W.C., bidet, pedestal wash basin all with Lefroy Brooks taps; ceramic tiled floor; partly tiled walls; heated towel radiator; storage cupboard with opening top; sash window to rear.

Other Items

All habitable rooms have a large number of electrical sockets. There are two extensive loft areas which have been boarded over and have lighting. Automatic/manual security lighting covers all areas of garages and gardens.


The property sits in an elevated position behind a brick retaining wall with steps leading to an attractive low maintenance front garden which is mainly graveled with a selection of trees, shrubs and plants with path leading to original front door with automatic outdoor lighting both sides. A wood store and oil tank are situated to the left of the property out of view. Locked gated access is available to the right and left of the property with space for rubbish bins (out of sight).

To the right behind the gate is a covered workshop area with built-in timber bench. This is next to a wooden shed with workshop table and shelving.

The garden is laid with a combination of mainly grass, brick paving and slate slab patio areas with sandstone steps and block edging, sandstone bar-b-cue, oak posts to the rear of garden on higher level paved patio area, footings and a low level wall built to rear of house in readiness for a conservatory (planning permission given) and a wood/coal store. It comes complete with established shrubs and plants. All garden fences are made of oak paneling.

Towards the end of the garden on the right there is a further parcel of lawned garden from which the garage and second shed is accessed. There is a hidden material storage to the side of the garage and shed which contains many types of architectural materials for the house.

Double Garage/Workshop

The large (can hold 3 cars) double garage features up-and-over doors, light and power with a built in workbench and workshop space. At the front of the garage is a parking area for three /four cars. The garages and house are approached along a driveway accessed from Bury Road.

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