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A bright, immaculately presented, first floor apartment within a charming 19th Century converted chapel with two double bedrooms and well proportioned living accommodation, enclosed private garden, allocated parking space with additional visitor's parking. Ideally placed within the heart of the village centre within easy reach of all amenities, this highly sought-after development consists of only 10 properties. Lawson Close is a superb location by the brook and set within a Conservation area. The development was constructed and finished to a high standard by Hogger Homes (a highly regarded Cambridge Developer) in 2005. The property is situated around the corner from Histon and Impington Junior School and the Village Green.
The apartment is accessed via a secure telephone entry system and stairs, with an appealing arched window, lead to the first floor. Once inside, the property measures just under 900 sq.ft. and comprises of a wide entrance hall with a full-height storage cupboard. The L-shaped kitchen/dining room is a good size, measuring 12'8" x 12'4" and includes a comprehensive range of base and eye-level storage cupboards and drawers, a 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, tiled flooring with contrasting splashbacks, granite worktop, base-level Bosch oven with 4-ring hob and extractor hood above, integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher and eye-level microwave, there is space for a dining table and chairs with a window to the front aspect. The bright, well proportioned, living room is a good size, measuring 16'11" x 15'6" max. with solid flooring and two large windows with views to the front and side aspects, providing good levels of natural light.
There are two bedrooms both of which are well proportioned doubles and benefit from built-in storage cupboards. The master bedroom has French doors opening to a balcony with spiral staircase leading to the private garden, there is an en suite shower room, which includes a modern white suite of WC, washhand basin, enclosed corner shower unit, heated towel rail and frosted window. The family bathroom is also finished with a contemporary white suite with WC, washhand basin, bath with shower above and heated towel rail.
Outside, a shared gravelled driveway leads to the allocated parking area. There is one allocated space and additional visitor's parking, available on a first come, first served basis. The enclosed private garden can be accessed from both the parking area and the apartment and the garden is gravelled for ease of maintenance, enclosed by fencing.
Histon is widely acknowledged as being one of the most sought-after villages north of Cambridge. Its particularly convenient location, just 3 miles from the city centre, adds to its popularity and communications are first class, the A14 and M11 being within a few minutes drive. The village boasts many local facilities including excellent schooling for all ages from pre-school to sixth form. Good local shopping is available in the village and there is a regular bus service to Cambridge. Histon is served by Cambridgeshire County Council's Guided Busway with an estimated journey time to the Science Park of approximately 3 minutes. Cambridge North Railway Station is due to open May 2017, located in Chesterton, close to Cambridge Science Park, connecting to the Guided Busway and providing an interchange with Park & Ride and local bus services. Pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders also benefit from a bridleway running all the way from Cambridge Science Park to St. Ives along the route of the Guided Busway. Girton Golf Club is also within a few minutes drive.
The property is Leasehold, held on a 125 year term commencing 2005. Each owner has a 25% share in the Freehold Interest. We understand there is a Service Charge of 1200 per annum, which includes the upkeep of communal areas and Buildings Insurance.
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