Harvey Robinson estate agents in St Ives are delighted to be selling this stunning Grade II listed thatched cottage with a detached self-contained annexe in the highly sought-after village of Houghton. The property is in a prime location being next to St. Mary's church, the National Trust Houghton Mill, the River Great Ouse and a large meadow. The property has a wealth of charm and provides versatile accommodation that includes an entrance hall, cloakroom, snug, lounge, re-fitted kitchen/breakfast room, re-fitted bathroom and a bedroom to the ground floor. To the first floor there is a second bedroom/study with a door leading to the master bedroom. There is a large, gravelled driveway providing off-road parking for several vehicles, a beautiful rear garden with views of Houghton Mill and the self-contained detached annexe which provides a living area/bedroom with a kitchenette and an en-suite shower room. Please contact our St. Ives estate agent office to arrange a viewing.
LOCATION AND AMENITIES The property is a short walk from the clock tower in the village square, which is surrounded by a local shop, village pub, tearoom, antiques shop and an art gallery. The National Trust - Houghton Mill and Waterclose Meadows is just a 2-minute walk from the front door, as is the river Ouse. In the other direction is the cricket pitch, tennis club and Thicket Lane that leads to St Ives where you'll find plenty of shops, along with some great independent stores and cafes, which make shopping a real pleasure. The pubs are also highly rated by residents, and you'll find plenty of great restaurants in St Ives too. The nearest station is at Huntingdon, which is just a ten-minute drive away. From here, you can catch a train to London Kings Cross, which takes just over an hour. A popular primary school can be found within a few minutes walk of the property.
FAQ Postcode for SatNav: PE28 2BB
Conservation Area: Yes
Council Tax Band: Main dwelling C, Annexe A. The annexe will be exempt of council tax if someone over the age of 65 or registered as disabled is occupying it. Change of use would be required if a potential buyer wanted to rent out the annexe on a short term or long term basis
Vendors Onward Movements: Downsizing
Garden Aspect: East
School Catchments: Houghton Primary and St Ivo Secondary
Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate, and photographs provided for guidance only.
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