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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Tenison Avenue, Cambridge

Under Offer £1,400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance Hall
  • Living Room
  • Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/Family Room
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Family Bathroom
  • Guest Bedroom with en-suite shower
  • Off Road Parking
  • Garden
  • EPC rating C

Full description

27 Tension Avenue is ideally situated for easy access to the city centre and the train station. This wonderful home has benfitted from an extreme programme of updating and modernisation, although still retains much of the period features alongside quality modern fittings.

On entry through the original front door with stained leaded glass panels you are greeted by an entrance hall with staircase to the first floor, charming ornamental radiator and individual painted ceramic tiled flooring.

The living room accessed off the hallway offers a sealed unit sash window, coving and picture rail with a feature fireplace for a real open fire and a wonderful solid oak parquet floor. The property has a cloakroom and an extremely well fitted utility with handmade storage units, solid wood worktop and inset butler sink, 2 ring halogen electric hob, plumbing for a washing machine and external access through a side door.

Without a doubt the hub of this beautiful home is the quite wonderful kitchen/family room with the continuation of the solid oak parquet flooring, a modern solid wood burner with discreetly positioned chimney in one corner, replacement sash windows to the side, a roof light, and 'sun flex' bi-folding doors giving access to the rear garden. The kitchen has a 5 ring gas hob with fan above cleverly positioned within the chimney breast and is furnished with sumptuous handmade solid oak shaker style wall and base units with central island breakfast bar, river white granite worktop to the side units and solid oak worktop to the breakfast bar.

The staircase leads to a bright first floor landing with Velux window set into a semi pitch roof. The family bathroom is fitted with Fired Earth Victorian style bathroom suite. There are 4 Bedrooms to this floor, 3 doubles and a single which is currently fitted as a dressing room. The second floor with pitched ceiling has an individual guest room with en-suite shower room.

Tenison Avenue is always a sought after location with easy access to Cambridge railway station giving services to London King's Cross and Liverpool Street. Local shopping facilities are available on nearby Hills Road and Mill Road with the University Botanical Gardens also nearby. There are many independent schools available including St Mary's, The Leys, Sancton Wood and The Stephen Perse Foundation as well as Hills Road Sixth Form College.

27 Tension Avenue has a tiled pathway to the front door with external lighting. Shingle off road parking for 1 vehicle and a side gate giving access to the garden. The rear garden has been landscaped with a pergola over a paved seating area which has direct access from the family room. The garden is extensively laid to lawn with mature shrubs and flower borders.


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08 October 2016

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