2 bedroom apartment for saleAustin Drive, Trumpington, Cambridge
Sold STC £350,000
- 70.5 sqm / 759 sqft
- First floor flat
- 2 bed, 1 recep, 2 bath
- Allocated parking
- EPC - B / 85
- Council tax band - C
Full descriptionAn incredibly stylish and very well appointed two bedroom maisonette with a sunny, south-west facing balcony. Located on the regarded Abode development, close to Addenbrooke's and the Biomedical Campus.
The Forbes Building is very conveniently located where Addenbrooke's Road meets Austin Drive, a few moments from the Addenbrooke's campus and with excellent access out of the city too.
The apartment is accessed through a communal entrance that leads on to an attractive, balconied first floor landing where there is a private entrance door into the hall. The main living space is well-proportioned and has tall glazing and a door at the rear on to a private balcony that faces south-west into the afternoon and evening sun.
The kitchen is fitted with quality high gloss fronted units and composite stone worktops. Fitted Smeg appliances include a fridge and freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, an electric oven, combination microwave and a ceramic hob with an extractor over.
There are two good double bedrooms, also with south-west facing tall glazing, bedroom 1 has an en suite shower room. There is a generous, high quality bathroom with a window to the front and a large, useful storage cupboard off the hallway.
Behind the building is a car park with an allocated space for the property and further visitor spaces are also available.
The lease was 250 years from new in 2014. The ground rent is currently £250 a year and the most recent service charge £819.80 for the year, giving a total monthly outgoing together of £89.15.
Trumpington is a thriving, fast growing part of the city that still manages to retain its village identity and sense of community. It is exceptionally well located for access into the Addenbrooke's campus, out to the M11 and into the city by car, bus, guided bus, one of a few purpose built cycle routes, or even an enthusiastic walk. The city's mainline station can be easily reached along the guided busway cycleway without having to mix with car traffic at all.
The area has two primary schools and a brand new state-of-the-art secondary school that opened in 2016 also bringing excellent sporting facilities. A number of Private schools are within cycling distance. There are also various restaurants, pubs, shops, a post office, hairdresser, surgery, chemist, Waitrose supermarket and two new country parks.
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