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3 bedroom apartment for sale

Riverside Place, Cambridge, CB5

Guide Price £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1,705 sq ft top floor apartment
  • 1,884 sq ft private wrap around terrace
  • panoramic views
  • 3 double bedrooms
  • 2 en suite bathrooms
  • stunning open plan kitchen/dining/living
  • utility room
  • secured gated parking
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

A stunning 1,705 sq ft 5th (top) floor riverside penthouse with large terraces overlooking River Cam with uninterrupted distant panoramic views


Riverside Place is situated along Riverside, just east of Elizabeth Way, adjacent to and overlooking the River Cam, approximately 1¼ miles from the historic City Centre. There is supermarket shopping at the Tesco Superstore Extra on Newmarket Road, along with Cambridge Retail Park and Beehive shopping centre which also includes a large Asda store. In the city there are excellent shopping facilities which include The Grand Arcade shopping mall and a busy daily market within the city along with a wide number of independent shops. Cultural, sports and recreational amenities are abundant in Cambridge which includes the Cambridge Colleges and museums, Nuffield and David Lloyd Sports Centres along with the River Cam and open spaces at Stourbridge Common, Midsummer Common and Jesus Green, all close by.

Schools in both the state and independent sectors for all age groups are available in the city. Cambridge railway station has services to London from around 48 minutes.
To the north the A14, which is 3 miles distant heads east towards Newmarket, Bury St Edmunds and Norwich and west towards Huntingdon, Northampton, M1 & M6 and the A1 heads north as far as Newcastle Upon Tyne.


51 Riverside Place is a stunning penthouse apartment, a unique property which also benefits from an impressive 1,884 sq ft of private terraces. The property is perched on the top floor of this well regarded riverside scheme of apartments which overlook the River Cam and has enviable views towards King's College Chapel, Little St Mary's Church and the city to the west along with distant views towards Gog Magog Hills, Six Mile Bottom and Newmarket to the south and east.

The property extends to 1,705 ft of immaculate accommodation laid out laterally over one level. Of particular note is the open plan sitting and dining areas which have tall vaulted ceiling heights. The space communicates well with the kitchen and breakfast /informal dining areas which has a central island with storage below and a breakfast bar for 4 stools. The kitchen is well fitted with a good range cabinetry, ceramic hob and 900mm wide AEG Competence oven. The combined reception and kitchen space are predominantly glazed on all 3 sides with an exit point on each which gives access to the different terraces. There are 3 double bedrooms which include the master and guest which both have en suite shower rooms. The master also has a large double wardrobe and glazed doors to the eastern terrace. Adjacent to the kitchen, and unusual for an apartment, there is a spacious utility/laundry room with integrated washer/drier.

The paved terraces are fully enclosed, private and walled between the properties either side, railed to the front and rear. With a respective south-east and north-west orientation the occupiers can literally follow the sun throughout the day and evening. There is ample outside space which can easily accommodate large garden furniture and provides excellent entertaining space. Power and water is available on the terraces for lighting and watering plants etc.

The property, which has electric heating throughout and air conditioning to the master bedroom and reception space can be seen in greater detail on the attached flooplan.

Current service charge is £5,297.32 payable in 2 equal instalments of £2,648.66 01 January and 01 July. Ground rent is £275 per annum and lease is 125 years from 21 May 2004.


By car - from Midsummer Common (Maids Causeway), head east and proceed straight over the roundabout on Newmarket Road. At the crossroads, bear left into River Lane and turn right at the bottom, onto Riverside. Riverside Place can be found a short way along on the right hand side. Visitors are requested to park in visitors spaces for viewings (VP).

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Added on Rightmove:
11 January 2017

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