House - Detached

For Sale
  Guide Price £475,000
  Lower End, Swaffham Prior, Cambridge






  • Charming village cottage
  • Detahced
  • Three bedrooms
  • Three reception rooms
  • Large rear garden
  • Off road parking
  • Lots of potential
  • No onward chain
Radcliffe & Rust are delighted to offer this detached cottage, in the ever popular village of Swaffham Prior.
Swaffham Prior is a highly regarded village situated approximately 8 miles east of Cambridge, 2 miles from the larger village of Burwell and around 5 miles from Newmarket. With a delightful blend of period and modern homes, this charming village has a Primary School and Public House. Secondary schooling is available at nearby Bottisham village college. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a type of rarely available property in this village. Although very well maintained over the years, it would benefit from from some updates and offers massive potential, with possible side and rear extension to add further square footage and of course value. The property is set within a stunning South Easterly facing rear garden. Offered with the added benefit of no onward chain, we highly recommend an early viewing to avoid missing out on this unique and charming village cottage. Call or email us now to arrange your viewing.

Property Details

Entrance Hall

1.65m x 1.27m (5'5" x 4'2")
With entrance door to front aspect, smoke detector and staircase leading to first floor.

Living room

4.80m x 3.71m (15'9" x 12'2")
Dual aspect room with double glazed windows to both front and side aspect, radiator and television point.


3.40m x 2.95m (11'2" x 9'8")
(Maximum measurements) Of brick base and double glazed windows with timber frames to rear and both side aspects.

Side lobby

1.83m x 1.52m (6' x 5')
With double glazed windows to both side and rear aspect, door to front aspect.

Shower room

2.13m x 1.52m (7' x 5')
Part tiled suite comprising of shower cubicle, low level W.C, wash hand basin, heated towel rail and obscured window to rear aspect.

Dining room

3.66m x 2.74m (12' x 9')
Duel aspect with double glazed windows to both front and side aspect and radiator.


3.66m x 1.93m (12' x 6'4")
Fitted kitchen with base units, worktops over with inset single sink and drainer unit, tiled splash back, wall units, gas oven and hob, washing machine, fridge, freezer, oil fired central heating boiler and larder cupboard measuring 8' x 3".

Garden room

3.53m x 2.34m (11'7" x 7'8")
With brick built base and timber frame windows to both rear and side aspect, door to side aspect leading to garden, Dimplex storage heater.

First floor


3.40m x 1.63m (11'2" x 5'4")
With stairs rising from entrance hall, double glazed window to rear aspect, airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, radiator and smoke detector.

Bedroom one

3.73m x 3.05m (12'3" x 10')
With double glazed window to front aspect, radiator and built in wardrobe.

Bedroom two

3.71m x 3.05m (12'2" x 10')
With double glazed window to front aspect, built in wardrobe and radiator.

Bedroom three

2.69m x 1.65m (8'10" x 5'5")
With double glazed window to rear aspect and radiator.


2.21m x 1.68m (7'3" x 5'6")
Part tiled suite comprising of bath with mixer taps, shower attachment over, low level W.C, wash hand basin, heated towel rail, loft access and double glazed obscured window to rear aspect.


Rear garden

To the rear of the property there is a stunning raised rear garden set over various levels The garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature fruit trees, mature planted borders with a whole host of flowers, paved seating area and timber storage shed. To the rear of the garden, separated by a small public footpath, there is an extra section of garden. This area could easily be used for further garden space , allotment space or, for the more extravagant ideas, possibly a tennis court or swimming pool. The area could be developed, subject to the relevant planning permissions.

Front garden

To the front the property is set some way back from the road providing ample frontage, raised and planted borders and off road parking.

Agent notes

Tenure: Freehold
Council tax: Band E = £2,229
Chain free