A stylish and beautifully positioned bay-fronted Victorian residence with a south-facing garden, enjoying a superb city location and stunning views over the River Cam.
This bay-fronted late Victorian house is situated on, arguably, one of the most popular roads on the south bank. The property has undergone many improvements by its owners over the past two years. Additions to the house include a newly renovated kitchen, fireplace and refurbished wooden floors. The property also benefits from a delightful loft conversion which boasts views over the River Cam and City.
The accommodation comprises an entrance hall with understair storage, finished with original wood flooring which continues through to a spacious bay-fronted living room. The room benefits from a dual aspect, has a Living Flame gas fire with an ornate stone surround and stunning views over the river. Of particular note is the property’s impressive kitchen / dining room which has a Velux window and bi-folding doors to the private south-facing garden. The kitchen itself has been fitted with a stylish and comprehensive range of units and has a breakfast bar adjoining the dining area. There are various integrated appliances, all of which are included within the sale.
Upstairs the bedrooms are split over two floors, the first of which houses the bathroom and three double bedrooms. Bedroom two is particularly spacious, has built-in cupboards and river views. The master bedroom is located on the second floor, includes an en suite shower room and has French doors leading to a juliet balcony with southerly aspects. The room also has eaves storage.
The property is set back behind a walled front garden which is laid to lawn and has a pathway to the entrance, permit parking is available. The rear garden extends to over 60ft (18m) and is predominantly laid to lawn, there is a block paved patio and a storage shed. A gate to the rear of the property provides access to Saxon Road and River Lane.
The charm, finish and enviable position of this property demands an early viewing.
Riverside is conveniently situated on the south bank of the River Cam, located less than a mile from the City Centre with its combination of ancient and modern buildings, winding lanes, excellent choice of schools and wide range of shopping facilities.
Both Midsummer and Stourbridge Commons are also situated nearby, as well as the newly completed Cambridge North Railway Station with regular services to London Kings Cross. There are a wide range of local facilities including a Tesco Superstore, gym and two out of town retail parks close-by, with the Grafton Centre which has a wide range of shops a multiplex cinema and restaurants just a short distance away.
Schooling is available at St Matthews primary with secondary provision at Parkside Community College both of which are Ofsted rated as outstanding.