The Forge is an aesthetically pleasing four bedroom detached character filled family home originally built in 1740, which has been greatly improved and extended by the current owners providing spacious accommodation sympathetic to the character nature with a modern and stylish twist. A feature of the property is the open plan kitchen, dining, living area with bi-folding doors and roof lantern providing perfect entertaining space and leading out to the garden and seating areas.
The plot totals 0.24 acres and offers numerous outbuildings and an insulated home office, perfect for working from home and is ideally located within walking distance of the village shop, doctors, church, sports club, public house, and school yet just 6.5 miles away from Huntingdon Train Station and close to the growing and popular Alconbury Weald development.
Situated just off the A1 road network the idyllic village of Alconbury is located approximately five miles north-west of Huntingdon and is home to a cricket club, football teams, several public houses a doctor's surgery, post office and houses the local MP as well as a primary school – rated good by Ofsted, Set between Alconbury and The Stukeleys, the new development of Alconbury Weald will offer a wide range of amenities including the post office, doctor’s surgery, country pub and church.
A Gross Internal Floor Area of 1727 sq/ft / 160.5 sq/metres.
The Total Plot Size is 0.24 acres, subject to measured survey.
Solid wooden door to front elevation. Limestone flooring. Bespoke oak staircase with feature tartan staircase runner. Understairs storage. Downlights. Radiator.
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising shower cubicle with electric shower over, low level WC and wash hand basin, extractor fane Double glazed window to rear elevation. Chrome heated towel rail. Ceramic tiled floor.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Oak flooring. Exposed brick fire place with multi fuel burner and tiled hearth. Radiator.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Oak flooring. Airing cupboard housing the hot water tank and shelving.
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising roll top bath with rainfall shower head over, mixer shower attachment and shower screen with tiled surrounds, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Vertical feature radiator. Under floor heated granite tiled flooring. Down lights. Extractor fan. Double glazed obscure window to side elevation. Heated mirror.
Fitted with a range of base and wall mounted cupboard units and solid beech wooden worksurface over. Inset butler sink with mixer tap. Space for fridge-freezer. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble drier. Ceramic tiled flooring. Radiator. Double glazed window to side elevation.
Fitted with a range of Ash base and wall mounted cupboard units with composite granite work surface over. Inset one and a half bowl sink and drainer with mixer tap. Space for cooker. Space for fridge- freezer. Amtico tiled flooring. Radiator. Door to undercover porch. Double glazed window to side elevation. Radiator. Downlights. Currently fitted as a kitchenette however could be reconfigured into a study/reception room if required.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Double sided log burner with central exposed brick fireplace. Limestone flooring with under floor heating.
Fitted with a bespoke hard wooden range of base and wall mounted cupboard units with a granite work surface and central island with part granite and walnut work surface. Fitted range of dimmable ambient lighting. Space for range style cooker and fitted canopy over with inset NEFF extractor hood. Integrated base NEFF fridge and freezer, Fisher & Paykel dual dish washer, and wine fridge. Double inset Carron granite sink and taps, providing instant hot water. Central roof lantern. Stable door to rear elevation. Laser HD ceiling mounted projector and remote HDMI with professional motorised 72” drop-down screen, Double glazed bi folding doors to rear elevation. Double glazed windows to front and rear elevations. Limestone flooring with underfloor heating. Double sided multi fuel burner with central exposed brick fireplace.
Oak flooring. Downlights.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Feature cast iron radiator. Vaulted ceiling, remote controlled lighting. Door to lobby leading to en-suite shower room, with further door to landing allowing the en-suite shower to serve the other bedrooms if required, whilst maintaining privacy to the principal bedroom.
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising double shower cubicle with a Burlington rainfall shower head, separate shower attachment and tiled surrounds, vanity unit with inset sink, mixer tap and marble worksurface and low level WC. Heated, mirror fronted, vanity cupboard with built in bluetooth speakers. Victorian style radiator, extractor fan, Ceramic Morocco tiled flooring. Double glazed window to front elevation. Down lights – remote controlled. Airing cupboard housing the hot water tank.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Wooden floorboards. Fitted wardrobes. Radiator and down lights.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Wooden floorboards. Radiator.
Double glazed window to front elevation. Wooden floorboards. Radiator.
The property is accessed via a single 5 bar gate to a large gravelled driveway providing parking for numerous vehicles. The plot totals 0.24 acres and is fully enclosed by a mix of hedging, shrubs and fencing providing a fair degree of privacy. Within the garden are various patio seating areas as well as a laid to lawn area, mature shrub and flower borders and pond with landscaping surrounding. There is a decked seating area from the barque area overlooking the pond, making the most of the south/westerly orientation. Due to the wrap around nature of the garden, the sun or shade can be enjoyed at different times during the day.
Within the garden are numerous outbuildings including a workshop (Pre cast concrete on concrete base) with power and lighting measuring 6.3m x 4m, Summerhouse (Timber construction on concrete base) with power, lighting and insulated floor and ceiling measuring 4.3m x 2.2m, Store (Timber construction on concrete base) with power and lighting measuring 3.3m x 3.1m as well as barbecue seating area of timber construction with brick piers and decked seating area measuring 3.9m x 3.5m (Max).
A home office, insulated, double glassed with power and lighting. Skylight.
The tenure of the Property is Freehold.
The Council Tax Band for the Property is E (£2471.99 p/a)
These particulars whilst believed to be correct at the time of publishing should be used as a guide only. The measurements taken are approximate and supplied as a general guidance to the dimensions, exact measurements should be taken before any furniture or fixtures are purchased. Please note that Oliver James Property Sales and Lettings has not tested the services or any of the appliances at the property and as such we recommend that any interested parties arrange their own survey prior to completing a purchase.
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