London Property South picks two more family homes within easy reach of London, one in a city and one in the countryside.
Field Way, Cambridge, £1,200,00, Cheffins
Conveniently placed within 60 minutes of London, this six bedroom house is ideal for medical staff of Addenbrookes Hospital too.
The substantial and extended modern house is detached with versatile accommodation including and open plan kitchen/dining/living room. There are four bathrooms and three reception rooms, with the added benefit of a garage and driveway parking.
All told the house extends to about 2,700 square feet and is located within a prestigious south Cambridge city location.
Downstairs there is a reception hallway, a boot room and a cloakroom with a shower. The big attraction is the open plan room. The kitchen section is fitted with a generous range of storage cupboards to base and eye level with brushed stainless handles and stone working surfaces with matching upstands, inset one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with mixer tap, island unit with pop-up power, a pair of induction hobs with extractor fan, range of fitted Neff ovens incorporating fan oven, microwave oven and double oven with warming drawer, plumbing and space for dishwasher. There is also underfloor heating and bi-fold doors to the rear garden.
Outside there is a double width block paved driveway and pathway leading to front door. The front garden is mainly lawn with a gate to the rear garden which has a generous timber deck, lawn and mature hedging and flower and shrub bedding.
Skeffington Close, Geddington, NN14, in excess of £575,000, Henderson Connellan
In contrast to the city of Cambridge, the historic village of Geddington is on the riverside and was recently voted Village of the Year. There are many clubs and activities as well as two pubs, an excellent primary school and marvellous country walks. There is public transport to nearby towns including Kettering and Corby. Kettering station, which is a 10-minute drive, has fast trains to St Pancras in under an hour.
This five bedroom detached family house occupies an impressive plot. A private gravelled driveway has parking for four-six cars land there is an oversized garage. The beautifully landscaped rear garden is substantial and adjoins open countryside.
Inside everything is well presented with gas central heating and UPVC double glazed windows.
There is an entrance hall, living room with woodburner, versatile snug/games room and the hub of the house is the palatial kitchen/dining/family room with granite work surfaces and bi-fold doors to the garden. There is also a study, a generous utility room and a guest cloakroom/ wet room.
Upstairs there is a well-appointed bathroom and five generous bedrooms, the master and guest bedrooms also have en suites. Geddington enjoys an excellent primary school, village pub, picturesque village church and wonderful rural walks.