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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Porson Road, Cambridge

Under Offer £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms,
  • Cloakroom
  • Hall,
  • Sitting room,
  • Garden room,
  • Kitchen,
  • Utility room.
  • WC
  • Integral garage.

Full description

This substantial property dates back to the 1950s and has undergone a programme of extension and refurbishment to create a highly individual and contemporary home with excellent accommodation of approximately 2200sqft laid out over 2 bright and spacious floors. 34 Porson Road is very much about the enjoyment of the garden and with large windows from the principal receptions rooms, as well as the addition of the sun room, every opportunity has been taken to maximise the levels of light and take full of advantage of the wonderful grounds.
Internally the house would benefit from some modernisation and offers tremendous scope to extend further and create your own perfect home in what is already a wonderful setting and enviable city location ( subject to acquiring the necessary consents).


Services Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage

Local Authority Cambridge City Council

Council Tax Band G (£2663)

Porson Road is a peaceful no-through road located on the favoured south side of the City in one of the best and most highly regarded residential areas. Situated off Trumpington Road, the property is superbly situated for access to the city centre, the railway station, Addenbrooke's Hospital and schooling for all ages. It is especially close to Cambridge's leading independent schools, with The Perse, St. Faiths, the Stephen Perse Foundation and The Leys all being a short distance away. There is also excellent access to the M11, south to London and Stansted Airport and north to the A14 and A1. Nearby are the beautiful River Cam, the historic Cambridge colleges, the Botanic Gardens and the pretty riverside village of Grantchester.

The property sits comfortably in approximately 0.31 acres of mature landscaped gardens backing onto school playing fields. The land on which the house is built was originally in the ownership of a Cambridge College, and plots of land were given to Fellows who then built a house of their choice. The gardens are a particular feature of the house; they contain a variety of mature and rare trees, shrubs and flowers, including the last in a long historic avenue of trees. The front of the house is mostly paved with a large horse chestnut tree providing privacy.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 September 2016

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