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2 bedroom apartment for sale

Darwin House, Kingsley Walk, Cambridge, CB5

Sold STC £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1,246 sq ft duplex apartment
  • kitchen
  • open plan living room
  • 2 bedrooms
  • 2 en suites and dressing room
  • private garden terrace
  • balcony
  • "Platinum" specification finish
  • EPC Rating = C

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A spacious split level 2 bed apartment facing the River Cam


Kingsley Walk is located just off Newmarket Road, to the east of the city centre, overlooking Midsummer Common, the largest green open space in the city and bordered to the north by the River Cam.

Cambridge railway station is within cycling distance and offers fast and regular mainline services to London from around 48 minutes. The M11 (junction 11) at Trumpington heads south towards Stansted Airport, 28 miles distant with London beyond.

Comprehensive shopping facilities are available close by including The Grafton Centre which benefits from a "Little Waitrose" and "Patisserie Valerie" and The Grand Arcade which has a number of high street retail outlets. There is a wide range of recreational amenities including a number of fashionable pubs and restaurants, particularly the renowned Michelin starred Midsummer House restaurant. There are well regarded independent and state schools within the city.


Darwin House forms part of a prestigious complex of apartments built by Berkeley Homes which are interspersed with manicured garden squares. The scheme benefits from a concierge service and well equipped resident's gym. Residents of Darwin house also have the benefit of access to a private garden only permitted for their use.

This well proportioned 2 bedroom, split level apartment is located on the raised lower ground and ground floor of Darwin house and extends to approximately 1,246 sq ft of accommodation with westerly views over Midsummer Common towards the River Cam. The property which benefits from a "Platinum Specification" finish has under floor heating throughout and a spacious open plan sitting room which opens onto a large wrap around balcony. There is a well fitted kitchen with views over the "private garden" with composite stone work surfaces and various integrated Siemens appliances including two single ovens, a 5 ring induction hob with "Asselle" hood over, coffee machine, combination microwave, 2 warming drawers and a wine cooler. There is also a "Siemens" dishwasher and fridge/freezer.

The master bedroom has a stylish en suite bathroom and a dressing area with built-in wardrobes. The second also has the benefit of a dressing room and en suite shower. Both bedrooms have access to a well proportioned terrace.

This high tech apartment includes a "whole house control" audio visual system with iPod docking station and digitally compatible TV/FM aerial points.

The apartment, which has the benefit of a car parking space, can be seen in greater detail in the attached floor plan.

Pets: Written consent from The Management is required in order for a Lessee to keep any pet on the development. Please kindly note that consent, if given, is granted at the discretion of the Management Company and can be withdrawn at any time.

Tenure: Leasehold to 31st December 3010
Service charge: £3,103 per annum (2015)

Square Footage: 1,246 sq ft

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Added on Rightmove:
09 June 2016

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