An impressive 6,712 sq ft Georgian style country house set in a delightful and unique setting in this popular village with coach house, triple garage and established grounds extending to just over 2 acres.
Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Sitting Room, Kitchen/Dining/Family Room, Orangery, Utility/Laundry Room, Study/Ground Floor Bedroom Suite, Two Cloakrooms and First Floor Office. Galleried Landing, Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom, Two Further First Floor Bedroom Suites. Second Floor Lantern Lit Landing, Four Further Bedrooms, Shower Room and Cloakroom.
Coach House with Store Room, Cloakroom and Impressive Vaulted Games Room/Office.
Gated Driveway and Parking, Triple Garaging, Extensive Mature Grounds (formerly an arboretum) with Specimen Trees and South Facing Terrace.
The Old Arboretum is an impressive and substantial country house with separate coach house and established grounds extending to just over 2 acres (sts). Built within a conservation area on the site of The Old Arboretum part of Dullingham House in 2014, this stunning Georgian style family home has hand-made red brick elevations under a Welsh slate roof, with double gables and an impressive central part glazed front door flanked by arched windows. Extending to 6,712 sq ft, over three floors, this attractive property has been meticulously planned and beautifully fitted with a wealth of attractive features including high ceilings, sash windows, heavy panelled doors, decorative cornicing, ceiling roses, bespoke bookshelves, open fireplaces and Juliette balconies. The house is ideal for family living and entertaining with a welcoming reception hall, well proportioned principal reception rooms enjoying views over the delightful grounds, stunning kitchen/dining/family room with Chesney stove fireplace housing wood burning stove and bright triple aspect orangery with a lantern roof with two sets of French doors to the garden. The ground floor has excellent ancillary rooms including a utility/laundry room, study/bedroom 8 with en-suite bathroom and two cloakrooms.
There are seven bedrooms (three suites) over two floors and a separate shower room and cloakroom to the second floor serving the bedrooms on this floor. The triple aspect master bedroom is particularly impressive with a dramatically spacious floor area, Juliette balcony enjoying views of the garden, dressing room and en-suite bathroom.
Located within an area designated as 'Historic Parks and Gardens', the Old Arboretum is approached through a pair of wooden gates, to a sweeping tree lined driveway leading to parking and turning for several vehicles and access to the triple garage, coach house, main house and established grounds.
The attractive Georgian style coach house offers potential for a variety of uses, with a door to the front providing access to the lobby/store room and cloakroom with a staircase leading to the fabulous triple aspect vaulted games room/office with Juliette balcony to one end and external door and staircase to the rear. To the ground floor is the alarmed triple garage with three pairs of part glazed arched double doors to the front, power and light and outside lighting.
The setting is extremely private and in various places there are lovely views of the historic landscape which surrounds nearby Dullingham House, originally laid out by Humphry Repton two hundred years ago. The superb established gardens and grounds surround the property with a raised south facing terrace running alongside the kitchen/dining/family room, second terrace to the rear, lawns interspersed with a variety of specimen trees including a fine Beech, fenced dog run, box hedging and outside lighting.
The Old Arboretum is set in a unique and secluded setting, close to the centre of Dullingham. This desirable and picturesque Cambridgeshire village has two public houses, village green, community hall, duck pond, fine church and local Polo Club. The neighbouring village of Stetchworth has good local amenities including a highly regarded village school and nursery, sports centre with tennis and squash courts and a Post Office/shop. Newmarket, just three miles away, offers an extensive range of amenities including schools, shops, supermarkets, restaurants and leisure facilities, including health clubs, a swimming pool and golf club. Newmarket is world famous as the headquarters of British racing and is home to many racing institutions including the National Stud, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls and the Jockey Club. Some of the finest racing in the world is seen on Newmarket's two racecourses: the Rowley Mile and the July Course. Dullingham is particularly commutable to the University City of Cambridge with its burgeoning hi-tech industries, science parks and reputable schools. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11). There is a branch line connection from Dullingham and Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford offer direct rail lines into London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately forty minutes' drive.
Sought after Cambridgeshire Village with railway station to Cambridge
6,712 sq ft of Versatile Accommodation
Large Reception Hall and 3 Reception Rooms
Study/Ground Floor Bedroom Suite
Stunning Kitchen/Dining/Family Room
Large Utility/Laundry Room, 2 Cloakrooms and First Floor Office
Impressive Master Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite Bathroom
2 Further First Floor Bedroom Suites, 4 Further Bedrooms, Shower Room and Cloakroom
1,353 sq ft Coach House with Store Room, Cloakroom and Impressive Vaulted Games Room/Office
Gated Driveway and Parking with 821 sq ft Triple Garage and Extensive Mature Grounds 2.13 acres