Lapwing Avenue

£425,000 Sold STC

Thoughtfully built by Skanska Homes, this 2 bedroom house is beautifully presented, has parking and enjoys a private south-facing garden. The property is within easy reach of both Addenbrooke’s and the City Centre.

This stylish home has been thoughtfully constructed by a developer known for their building of green, energy efficient houses; benefits include triple-glazing, photo-voltaic solar panels and an air filtration system.

The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with a sizeable utility cupboard, under stair storage and access to a cloakroom w.c. which has been fitted with a modern white suite. There is a bright living /dining room, which benefits from southerly aspects, a large picture window and door to the private rear garden. Adjoining the dining area is a kitchen, fitted with an attractive range of base and wall mounted units; integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, oven and electric hob with extractor over.

Upstairs there are 2 double bedrooms, the master bedroom is particularly spacious and has a fitted double wardrobe and Juliet balcony overlooking the Cambridge Camping and Caravan Club. The bathroom has been fitted with a white suite comprising a low-level WC with concealed cistern, wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower over, complemented by part tiled walls and inset spotlights.

Outside, the property has a block paved driveway to the front, bicycle and bin store. There are also two parking permits that come with the property. A path to the rear of the properties allows access to the south-facing rear garden which offers a good degree of privacy. There is a block paved patio, the remainder is laid to lawn and there is a storage shed at the foot of the garden.

There is a service charge of approximately £255 per annum for upkeep of the communal areas.

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.

  • 84 sqm / 908 sqft
  • 0.03 acre / 121 sqm
  • Mid-terraced house
  • 2 bed, 1 recep, 1.5 bath
  • Driveway & permit parking
  • 2014
  • EPC - B / 88
  • Council tax band - C

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