An extended 1930s detached house, situated on a south-facing plot just off Girton Road and within easy reach of Cambridge City Centre. For sale with the benefit of no onward chain.
This well-proportioned house enjoys a most convenient position close to the village centre and just over a mile from the city boundary. The property dates back to the 1930’s and has been well cared for by its owner since it was purchased over 28 years ago.
An entrance hall has understair storage and provides access to a cloakroom W.C. There is a spacious sitting room with a bay-fronted window and separate dining room, benefitting from a dual aspect and a sliding door to the rear garden. An attractive brick archway from the dining area leads into the kitchen / breakfast room which has been fitted with a comprehensive range of units and has space / plumbing for various appliances.
Upstairs are 5 good sized bedrooms accessed via a central landing. There is also a bathroom which has been fitted with a white 4-piece suite including a separate bath and shower.
Outside the front of the property is mainly laid to lawn and has a driveway providing off road parking for several vehicles. The south-facing rear garden extends to around 52 ft (15m), has a paved terrace and a timber shed. The remainder of the garden is laid to lawn and stocked with a variety of mature shrubs and plants.
Agents Note: The property is adjacent to a select development of 9 family homes due for completion by the end of the year.
Girton offers a fantastic balance between living within the city limits and enjoying the traditional charm and facilities of Girton village. It is within 2 miles of the west University site and 2.5 miles from the very centre of the city with excellent dedicated cycle routes and a regular citi 6 bus service.
There is a newly opened Sainsburys supermarket at Eddington – the new north west Cambridge development, and also a small Co-op by Girton College, which is open 7 days a week until late. The middle of Girton village is a short walk away and there are a number of pubs and restaurants including The George and The Old Crown. In addition, there is a Beefeater restaurant and the Felix hotel on Huntingdon Road, just over a mile away from the property.
There is a primary school in the village that feeds into Impington Village College (3 miles) plus a tennis club and golf course. Also within close proximity is the new University of Cambridge primary school in Eddington, which received an ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted (the only outstanding primary school on the north side of Cambridge). Many of the city’s private schools are on the west side of the city, so are easily accessible.