Forbes Close, Trumpington

£187,500 Sold STC

A top (3rd) floor shared-ownership, dual-aspect apartment with secure undercroft parking, private balcony and elevated views, well located off Long Road.

Forbes Close is off Lime Avenue and is part of Countryside Homes’ flagship Aura development, accessed from Long Road and perfectly placed for Addenbrooke’s and access to the city from the south.

It occupies the corner of the 3rd (top) floor giving it two aspects from the living space.

Both bedrooms will take a double bed and the living space opens on to a broad balcony with views over the neighbouring rooftops. The kitchen includes an integrated dishwasher, fridge / freezer, oven and hob.

The building has undercroft parking, accessed via a remote-controlled electric gate with one space belonging to the property. There is also a secure bike store with Sheffield stands to lock to.

The price is for a 50% share with a 99 year lease from 2016. There is charge, currently about £546 per month, for services and rent on the remaining 50%.

To see if you qualify for shared ownership visit the Help to Buy South website and click the Apply button. Viewings can only take place once you have a reference number from Help to Buy.

Trumpington is a thriving, fast growing part of the city that still manages to retain its village identity and sense of community. It is exceptionally well located for access into the Addenbrooke’s campus, out to the M11 and into the city by car, bus, guided bus, one of a few purpose built cycle routes, or even an enthusiastic walk. The city’s mainline station can be easily reached along the guided busway cycleway without having to mix with car traffic at all.

The area has three primary schools and a brand new state-of-the-art secondary school built in 2016 with excellent sporting facilities. Many of the city’s finest private schools are within easy cycling distance. There are also various restaurants, pubs, shops, a post office, barber, GP surgery, pharmacy, library and community centre. There is a major Waitrose supermarket and a Sainsbury’s local.

Trumpington Meadows nature reserve links Trumpington through to Byron’s Pool and Grantchester and there is a second country park between Trumpington and the Addenbrooke’s campus. Various bridleways and footpaths lead immediately out into the countryside towards Harston, Haslingfield, Barton and Grantchester.

  • 60 sqm / 651 sqft
  • Leasehold
  • 3rd floor apartment
  • 2 bed, 1 recep, 1 bath
  • Secure undercroft parking
  • 2016
  • EPC - B / 86
  • Council tax band - C

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