Located in Kentford, near Newmarket, Oaklands is a striking detached home with 3,300 sq ft of accommodation and a range of modern finishes – and it’s now on the market with David Burr for £950,000.

The five-bedroom property benefits from luxury features such as a bespoke kitchen, modern bathrooms, a “comprehensive” CCTV system and an attractive garden.

David Burr said its “light and airy living accommodation” has been finished to a high standard, and a converted double garage off the driveway serves as “an ideal gym or home office”. 

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To the front of the property is an impressive sitting room featuring a bay window, solid oak flooring and a HETA wood-burning stove set within an ‘inglenook-style’ brick surround.

East Anglian Daily Times: The sitting roomThe sitting room (Image: David Burr)

A room on the other side of the entrance hall offers a versatile family space. With solid oak flooring and fitted storage, it would make an ideal playroom, study or snug.

To the rear, the kitchen/dining/living room is a “stunning” social space filled with natural light thanks to multiple roof lights and a set of wide, bi-fold doors opening to an outdoor terrace.

The kitchen area is fitted with a range of stylish units under quartz worktops and includes an inset double sink with Quooker tap, as well as an integrated Neff hob and extractor fan, an impressive four ovens with microwave and steamer features, two fridge-freezers, two dishwashers and a wine cooler.

East Anglian Daily Times: The kitchen/dining/living roomThe kitchen/dining/living room (Image: David Burr)

East Anglian Daily Times: The dining areaThe dining area (Image: David Burr)

Adjoining the kitchen is a utility with fitted units with LED under-cabinet lights and granite worktops, an inset sink and plumbing for appliances.

Next to this is a WC, accessed off the entrance hall, with wash basin, storage, WC and heated towel rail.

East Anglian Daily Times: The first-floor family bathroomThe first-floor family bathroom (Image: David Burr)

The first-floor landing features a a church-style internal window overlooking the living area. It provides access to three of the property’s five bedrooms including the master, which has a separate dressing area with fitted wardrobes and an en suite featuring a freestanding bath, open shower, WC, vanity sink unit with granite worktop and an LED mirror.

East Anglian Daily Times: One of the property's five bedroomsOne of the property's five bedrooms (Image: David Burr)

East Anglian Daily Times: The en suite to the master bedroomThe en suite to the master bedroom (Image: David Burr)

The other two bedrooms on this floor have fitted wardrobes, and one has an en suite with a double shower cubicle, heated towel rail, WC and vanity sink.

There is also a spacious family bathroom fitted with a freestanding bath, WC, vanity sink and heated towel rail.

Bedrooms four and five are located on the second floor off a large landing. Both have sloped ceilings and large windows letting in lots of light. They are served by a bathroom with shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC and heated towel rail.

East Anglian Daily Times: One of the second-floor bedroomsOne of the second-floor bedrooms (Image: David Burr)

Outside, Oaklands is approached through electric gates opening on to a large, paved driveway with parking space for several vehicles and a lawned area to the front.

The double garage has been converted into a bright, light, detached building with power, lighting and fitted cupboards – perfect for use as a home office, gym or studio.

East Anglian Daily Times: The property's rear garden is decorated with mature bordersThe property's rear garden is decorated with mature borders (Image: David Burr)

East Anglian Daily Times: The outdoor terraceThe outdoor terrace (Image: David Burr)

The rear garden is described as “an asset to the property”, offering “a great deal of privacy”.

An al fresco dining terrace with canopy and lighting stretches along the rear of the house, and steps lead up to the lawn, which is flanked by mature beds, borders and silver birch trees.

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Kentford is a small village just four miles from the centre of Newmarket. It has its own shop, two public houses and village hall.

Nearby Kennett has rail links to Newmarket, Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.

For more information, please contact David Burr.


Oaklands, Kentford
Price: £950,000
David Burr, 01638 669035