An elegant Victorian home, providing spacious, characterful accommodation, with a beautiful, mature rear garden. The property enjoys a convenient location close to the city centre.
39 Halifax Road has accommodation set over three levels, and is bright and well-presented throughout with lots of lovely features including beautiful fireplaces, traditional rise and fall sash windows and attractive cornicing.
The property is approached over a small garden, with a low wall to the front and there is a quarry tiled path leading to the beautiful, stained glass front door. The entrance hall is elegant with an archway and corbels framing the staircase. The sitting room has a bay window with recently fitted Cambridge Classics, reproduction sash windows and there is an attractive working fireplace with a fitted cupboard and shelving to the sides. The dining room to the rear has a window looking down the garden, fitted shelving, picture rails and a built-in cupboard under the staircase. The kitchen/breakfast room is a lovely bright, dual aspect room, with a window to the side and French doors leading out to the terrace, and there is plenty of room for a small table and chairs overlooking the garden. The kitchen is fitted with a range of floor and wall mounted cabinets, there is a built in oven and gas hob with extractor over and space for a fridge, freezer and washing machine.
The first floor landing enjoys lots of natural light, with a roof light on the top floor sharing the light down the stairwell, and there is a pretty balustrade comprising of turned spindles and a painted handrail. The master bedroom has twin sash windows overlooking the front, picture rails and a traditional cast fireplace with cupboards either side; there is a second double bedroom, with an ornamental fireplace and cupboard. The third bedroom is a single and has a fitted storage cupboard, as well as an airing cupboard. On this level there is also a family bathroom fitted with a bath, w.c and hand-basin.
On the second floor there is a cloakroom with a w.c and hand-basin and a further bedroom which has a roof light at one end and a window at the other. The room enjoys lots of natural light and is currently used as an art studio.
Outside there is a generous garden with a terracotta tiled terrace adjacent to the house; stepping stones lead down past colourful shrub beds, passing a second terrace and on to a seating area and shed. At the far end there is a gate giving access to a path leading back to the road.
Halifax Road is a highly sought after residential location situated just off Huntingdon Road, a couple of miles north of the City Centre with its combination of ancient and modern buildings, excellent choice of schools and wide range of shopping facilities.
Local shopping is available nearby and the property is close to good local schools including Mayfield Primary and Chesterton Community College. Histon Road Recreation ground is just a few minutes walk away and includes a runway, football goals and children’s playground with a climber and swings.
Cambridge City is easily accessible on foot or by bicycle. Both the Cambridge railway stations are just over 2 miles away and provide a regular and direct service into both London Liverpool Street and London Kings Cross with journey times from just 50 minutes.