Kingston Street, Cambridge

£495,000 Guide Price

An attractive Victorian terraced home with a private west-facing garden, the property enjoys a central position in the highly regarded Petersfield wards and is for sale with no onward chain.

This attractive Victorian house sits on a highly sought after street, conveniently located between Hooper Street and Mill Road. The property offers exciting scope for further extension, subject to the necessary consents (please see notes below). The property was rewired in 2019, has a new fuse board and a Worcester-Bosch combi-boiler, installed in 2013. In addition, the property also benefits from new wooden sash windows and a new roof within the last 10 years.

On the ground floor is an entrance hall with space for coats and footwear with stairs to the first floor. The sitting room benefits from the morning sun, has a feature fireplace and built-in shelving. The dining room has understair storage, built-in cupboards and has a sash window overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of wooden units and has space and plumbing for various appliances.

Upstairs are two double bedrooms, bedroom 1 is particularly spacious and has 2 large sash windows overlooking the front of the property. The bathroom has been fitted with a modern white suite including a roll-top bath and separate shower enclosure.

Outside, the west-facing garden has a good degree of privacy and measures approximately 15m x 4.5m (49′ x 14′). There is a quarry tiled patio area, the remainder is laid to lawn and bordered with a variety of stocked beds and shrubs. There is a useful storage shed at the foot of the garden and secure gated access leading back to the front of the terrace. There is permit parking and pay and display on Kingston Street, Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm.

The vendors had drawings for a loft extension (requiring raising the ridge height of the roof) and a rear extension (extending the kitchen breakfast area and putting French windows into the garden). It includes removing the wall between the two reception rooms downstairs. This was all granted planning permission, dated 10th Feb 2010 (Ref 09/1160/FUL) but has since lapsed. Drawings are available upon request.

The property is for sale with the benefit of no onward chain.

Kingston Street is a particularly desirable neighbourhood in the highly regarded Petersfield wards. It is conveniently situated between Hooper Street and Mill Road, around half a mile east of the city centre with its combination of ancient and modern buildings, winding lanes, excellent choice of schools and wide range of shopping facilities.

The property is a 10 minute walk from Cambridge Railway Station with direct links to London. Mill Road, The Grafton, Beehive Shopping Centres and Cambridge Retail Park are also a short walk away. The city centre is reached by foot in just 20 minutes.

Schooling is excellent and the area falls within the catchment of St Matthew’s Primary School, secondary provision is at Parkside Community College both of which are Ofsted rated as ‘outstanding’.

  • 77 sqm / 837 sqft
  • 106 sqm / 0.02 acre
  • Mid-terraced house
  • 2 bed, 2 recep, 1 bath
  • Permit parking
  • Victorian
  • EPC - D / 60
  • Council tax band - C

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