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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Strangeways Road, Cambridge

Sold STC £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Gross internal floor area 1,961 sq.ft (182 sq.m)
  • Ground Floor: Entrance Hall, Shower Room, Sitting Room, Dining Room, Study, Kitchen/Breakfast/Utility Room.
  • First Floor: 5 Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms (2 En Suite).
  • Outside: Off Street Parking for Several Cars, Attractive Gardens.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A superbly extended and altered 1930s house providing excellent family accommodation, in this convenient south city location, just three quarters of a mile from Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus.

City Centre 1.5 miles, Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus 0.75 of a mile, Mainline Railway Station (King's Cross and Liverpool Street lines) 1.25 miles, M11 (junction 11) 3 miles, (distances are approximate).

Strangeways Road is situated on the north side of Queen Ediths Way, about 1.75 miles to the south-east of the city centre. It is well placed for access to a mainline railway station, with services to London's King's Cross and Liverpool Street in approximately 52 and 67 minutes respectively, and Addenbrooke's hospital/Biomedical Campus, which is planned to be one of the largest centres of health, science and medical research in the world. There is a small parade of local shops and a public house in nearby Wulfstan Way with more comprehensive facilities available in the nearby village of Cherry Hinton (about 0.75 of a mile). There are also a number of leisure and sporting facilities within walking or cycling distance, including Hills Road Sports Centre, providing indoor and outdoor tennis courts, gym etc and Cambridge Leisure, a supermarket, restaurant complex, to the north of Cherry Hinton Road.

A number of state and independent schools are within close proximity including Queen Edith Community Primary School and Netherhall Secondary School/Sixth Form College, both within a few hundred yards, and The Perse (boys). There are also further sixth form colleges available in Long Road and Hills Road, the latter being top of the Performance Leagues over a number of years.

Planning Permission 
Planning permission (Ref: 16/1534/FUL) has been obtained for a single detached, 4 bedroom house on the plot shown outlined in blue on the site plan, comprising about 0.13 acres (0.051 hectares), which is available by separate negotiation. Further details are available from Bidwells or via the Cambridge City Council website and following the planning links.

The purchaser of 4 Strangeways Road will be responsible for erecting, within one month of completion of the sale, a 6ft high (1.83m) close boarded fence or brick wall along the south-eastern dividing boundary with the building plot.

The property is set back from the road behind established shrubs and bushes. A gated entrance leads to a block paved driveway, providing parking for several cars. The gardens lie predominately to the south west of the house and are well screened by a variety of trees and bushes. There is a large expanse of lawn, flower and shrub beds and a detached timber Summer House 14' x 11'6 (4.27m x 3.37m) with power and light.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 November 2016

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