A superb five bedroom, 1930’s semi-detached home offering expansive accommodation over three floors of 172 sqm / 1857 sqft, extended to the side, rear and into the loft space by the current owners providing a fantastic family home with a generous sized rear garden. Available with no onward chain.
This exceptional family home welcomes you, through an attractive entrance into its reception hall with stairs rising to the first floor and a cloakroom with modern white two-piece suite.
The open plan living room, originally two reception rooms, with solid wood floors, enjoys a dual aspect with bay window to the front aspect and French doors to the rear garden making this a wonderfully light space. A wood burning stove provides a beautiful focal point. Further French doors lead through to the ground floor addition, which is another superb open plan family space, a kitchen/dining/family room with a vaulted ceiling, a range of velux windows, port hole and picture windows and two sets of sliding patio doors to the rear garden. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of units with ample work surfaces, integrated and spaces for freestanding appliances and an island unit providing an excellent breakfast and dining space. The utility room is fitted with a range of units, an additional sink and has space for freestanding appliances. A door leads out to the side of the home.
The first floor landing leads to four bedrooms, two of which are generous doubles. The original master bedroom has a bay window to the front aspect, bedroom three is fitted with a double wardrobe with mirror fronted sliding doors and bedroom four benefits from the side extension providing a good sized fitted wardrobe also. Bedroom five is a single room, which could double as a study. The family bathroom is fitted with a four-piece suite.
The top floor presents a superb master suite enjoying a dual aspect with views over the roof tops and benefits from a range of fitted wardrobes and an en-suite, again with a modern white four-piece suite.
Outside, there is a mature garden to the front of the property with a block paved driveway providing off street parking. Gated access to the side of the property leads to the fully enclosed rear garden with an extensive lawn and a good sized patio area with a brick built BBQ. There is also external lighting and a cold water tap. A timber shed with power and light connected provides excellent storage and there is also a separate timber bike store.
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 a newly opened Sainsbury’s supermarket and also a small Co-op by Girton College that is open 7 days a week until late.
The centre of Girton village is about a mile away 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.