Leys Avenue, Chesterton

£375,000 Sold STC

A ground-floor, purpose-built 1930s maisonette in the quiet residential area of Hurst Park Estate. With 2 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms, comprehensively improved, featuring a private south/west facing garden.

19 Leys Avenue is a charming ground floor, purpose-built maisonette on a quiet and leafy street in West Chesterton. It has been extensively renovated and decorated by the owners, who have taken great care to retain and enhance many of the original features including attractive fireplaces, picture rails, exposed flooring and retaining the original doors.

The accommodation is nicely proportioned with a hallway providing access to all the rooms. To the front, there is a large bay windowed sitting room with a re-fitted exposed wooden floor, and a fireplace with a Lovenholm Cleanburn wood burner inset.

The dining room, which could be used as a third bedroom, has a feature fireplace and stylish drinks cabinet.

There is a recently fitted kitchen with modern units, plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, and plenty of storage and shelving for other appliances. The work surfaces are beautifully finished, reclaimed pitch pine, and the floor is made up of the original 1930s quarry tiles.

There is a double and single bedroom, both with exposed floorboards and picture rails. The shower room has been attractively styled with striking feature tiles, and has a double shower cubicle, wash basin and w.c.

To the front, there is a low maintenance garden with two fruit trees, a generous side access leading to the back garden, and large covered bike and wood store. The rear garden has a sunny south/westerly aspect, which is enclosed and mainly to lawn with flower beds, a small vegetable garden and a large shed.

The property is leasehold with 96 years remaining. Insurance: £165.39pa, maintenance: £165.00 pa, ground rent: £150.00 pa.

Leys Avenue is situated off Milton Road just north of Cambridge City centre. The area is well placed for access to the Cambridge Science Park, Cambridge North Train Station and the A14/M11 road networks.

The area is within the catchment of several excellent schools, including the OFSTED "outstanding" Chesterton Community College.

The surrounding CB4 area is becoming well-known for its trendy cafes and bars, and local shopping facilities are available on Milton Road and Arbury Court, all of which are just a short walk away.

Cyclists are well catered for with a dedicated cycleway nearby adjacent to the Guided Busway providing safe access to the Science Park and Cambridge North from where London can be reached in under an hour.

  • 63 sqm / 677 sqft
  • Leasehold
  • Ground floor apartment
  • 2 bed, 2 recep, 1 bath
  • Bike store
  • 1930s
  • EPC - D / 64
  • Council tax - C

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