An attractive grade ll listed property with river frontage in a sought after location. Requiring some restoration and re-modelling this is a great opportunity not to be missed.
An attractive Grade ll Listed property with river frontage and large two storey barn adjacent, offering potential for further development (subject to Planning permission being obtained)
• Approximately 21 metres of river frontage • 4 bedrooms • 3 reception rooms • Conservatory • Many original period features including two large inglenooks • Beautiful private south facing gardens
• Off-street parking and garaging for several vehicles • Convenient for Huntingdon Station
• Scope for restoration and improvement
The small town of Godmanchester stands on the southern bank of the River Great Ouse opposite the town of Huntingdon on the northern bank to which it is joined by the ancient medieval arched stone bridge. The town boasts no fewer than 130 buildings Listed for Special Architectural Interest and has a good range of local shops and facilities.
The University City of Cambridge is approximately 16 miles to the south east and Huntingdon railway station is about 2 miles from the property.
Described in the listing register as ‘being of ‘C17 origin, remodelled C18. 2 storeys, timber-framed with plastered upper storey, lower storey brick; hipped tile roof’ this property retains much of its original architectural heritage with accommodation set out on two floors.
The reception hall has the main stair leading to the first floor and a door leading through to the inner hall. The drawing room is to the right of the entrance and this has an aspect to the front, a wide inglenook with oak bressumer and paver brick hearth, picture rails and exposed beams. On the opposite side of the hall is the sitting room which has aspects to the front and back, open fireplace and exposed beam.
The inner hall has a built-in linen cupboard and doors to the dining room, conservatory and shower room. The fully tiled shower room is fitted with a shower cubicle, W.C. and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit.
The dining room has a wide inglenook with pamment tiled hearth and oak bressumer, access to secondary staircase to first floor, bay window and central beam. A door leads from this room to the kitchen (also accessed from the conservatory) which is fitted with wall and base units with work tops above, breakfast bar and double drainer sink unit. There is also a walk-in pantry.
The conservatory enjoys views over the garden with two sets of doors leading to the outside. The utility room is accessed from the outside with a pamment tiled floor and plumbing for a washing machine.
On the first floor the landing gives access to the bedrooms and bathroom.
Bedroom 1 is currently used as a sitting room and has doors leading to a walkway giving access to the barn at first floor level. This room has a large brick fireplace with oak bressumer, exposed beams and a door leading to the secondary staircase with access to a small attic room above. Bedrooms 2 and 4 have aspects to the front and high semi-vaulted ceilings. Bedroom 3 has aspects to the front and rear and a small Victorian fireplace.
The large timber framed period barn is immediately to the rear of the house. On the ground floor this building has a large single garage and storage/workshop (potential further garage for 1-2 cars) with stairs leading to the first floor. On the first floor is a large open plan space extending to about 860 square feet with central stair well and access to the second floor living space in the main house.
The private rear gardens are enclosed by high walls and fencing with patio areas and parking for several vehicles. To the rear is a brick built landing stage with approximately 21 metres frontage to the river.
Vehicular access is through timber gates to the side of the house.