Thornton Court

£325,000 Sold STC

A well-proportioned ground floor apartment with parking and a garage, conveniently situated on a peaceful development located just off the Huntingdon Road and for sale with no onward chain.

Thornton Court is a much cared for and peaceful development set back off Thornton Road surrounded by well kept communal gardens. No.17 is a ground floor flat situated on the south-side of the development. The accommodation measures around 820 sqft / 76 sqm and benefits from a wealth of natural light throughout.

An entrance hall has space for coats and footwear, this leads through to a sizeable inner hallway with 3 useful storage cupboards. The kitchen has been fitted with a range of base and wall mounted units; integrated appliances include a Siemens double oven and 4-ring gas hob with extractor over. There is a freestanding washing machine and fridge/freezer included within the sale, the kitchen also houses a Vaillant combi-boiler which was fitted in December 2017. The open-plan sitting / dining room is light and airy and benefits from a triple aspect. The sitting room has a feature electric fire and door opening onto the beautifully kept communal gardens.

There are 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom is particularly spacious and includes built-in wardrobes, drawers and dressers. The shower room has been fitted with a white suite and is complemented by attractive tiling.

Outside, to the front and rear of the property are exceptionally well kept communal gardens, mainly lawned with mature stocked borders and an array of flower-beds. There is parking on a first-come, first-served, basis. The apartment also benefits from a garage located in a nearby block.

The property has a share of the freehold interest and there are approximately 976 years remaining on the lease with a service charge of approximately £1,240 per annum which includes water, buildings insurance, window cleaning and upkeep of communal areas.

Agents note: it is our understanding properties in this development cannot be sub-let.

Girton offers a fantastic balance between living within the city limits and enjoying the traditional charm and facilities of Girton village. It is within 2 miles of the west University site and 2.5 miles from the very centre of the city with excellent dedicated cycle routes and a regular citi 6 bus service.

There is a newly opened Sainsburys supermarket at Eddington – the new north west Cambridge development, and also a small Co-op by Girton College, which is open 7 days a week until late. The middle of Girton village is about a mile away and there are a number of pubs and restaurants including The George and The Old Crown. In addition there is a Beefeater restaurant and the Felix hotel on Huntingdon Road, a short walk from Thornton Court.

There is a primary school in the village that feeds into Impington Village College (3 miles) plus a tennis club and golf course. Many of the city’s private schools are on the west side of the city, so are easily accessible.

  • 76 sqm / 821 sqft
  • Leasehold
  • Apartment
  • 2 bed, 1 recep, 1 bath
  • Garage and parking
  • 1960s
  • EPC - C / 71
  • Council tax band - D

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