A well presented and extended 1930’s three bedroom semi-detached home located within this popular established residential area off Huntingdon Road with large rear garden.
Thornton Road, Girton is a popular, established residential road off Huntingdon Road, Cambridge and within walking distance of Girton College approximately 2 miles from Cambridge City, A14 and M11.
The property briefly comprises entrance hall with stairs rising to the first floor, under stair storage cupboard, open plan reception rooms; sitting area to the front of the home with a delightful box bay window flooding the room with natural light and chimney breast; dining room again with a fireplace and lastly, this opens to the study/family area with windows and French doors offering views over and leading to the extensive rear garden. The kitchen completes the ground floor accommodation with a range of units and ample work surfaces, integrated oven, hob and extractor, spaces for additional freestanding appliances, enjoying a dual aspect with door to the side of the property.
First floor landing with window to the side aspect, three bedrooms typical of the age of the home with two generous doubles and a single. The master is located to the front of the property and again enjoys a box bay window, bedroom two has a full range of fitted wardrobes and the family bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite with shower over the bath.
Outside, the property benefits from a generous plot. The front garden offers off street parking with twin gates through to the side of the property and garage access to the rear garden. The front garden itself is mature with a lawn, plant and shrub borders and fencing. The rear garden again is mature and established, laid predominantly to lawn with borders, trees, a shed and access into the garage and benefits from being fully enclosed.
The property has original internal doors and some picture rails throughout the home and the double glazing is sympathetic to the original design.
Thornton Road 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. There is also a small Co-op supermarket by Girton College that is open 7 days a week until late.
The middle of Girton village is about a mile and has an excellent range of pubs and restaurants, shops and other facilities. 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.