6 bedroom detached house for saleDane Drive, Cambridge, CB3
Sold STC £1,250,000
- 2,297 sq ft of accommodation
- sitting & dining rooms
- kitchen/breakfast room
- vaulted family room
- bedroom 6 with en suite shower
- 5 further bedrooms
- double width drive & 2 garages
- south facing rear garden
- EPC Rating = D
A well proportioned (2297 sq ft) detached family home within the favoured Newnham district
Dane Drive is a no through road (for vehicles) situated just off the favoured Gough Way, an established leafy area of predominantly spacious 1970s properties within Newnham.
Large open public spaces such as Lammas Land with a children's play area and paddling pool are close by along with Coe Fen, whilst within Newnham there is access to Grantchester either on foot or cycle via Grantchester Meadows which runs parallel to the River Cam. Newnham has excellent everyday facilities including a post office/store, supermarket, butchers, bakers, chemist and a popular public house - The Red Bull.
Excellent shopping facilities in Cambridge are available including the Grand Arcade shopping mall along with a busy daily market.
Cambridge railway and bus/coach stations are in Cambridge which have rail services to London from 48 minutes and national travel respectively.
Excellent schools for all age groups in both the state and independent sectors are available in Cambridge with Newnham Croft Primary School within Newnham itself along with The Leys, St John's and King's College Schools close by.
At the end of Dane Drive is a footpath adjacent to Bin Brook which, on foot or cycle leads via Cranmer Road and West Road into the historical city core via Garret Hostel Lane or King's College, the latter can be accessed via a permit for city residents at modest cost.
14 Dane Drive is a substantial, enlarged property extending to 2,297 sq ft of brick & hung tile elevations beneath a tiled roof with double glazed windows beneath a tiled roof.
Of particular note are the sitting and dining rooms which have parquet flooring, the former has a wide picture window and extensive book shelving and cabinetry whilst the dining room has wide glazed doors to the garden.
The kitchen/breakfast room has a comprehensive range of wooden fronted cabinets and drawers along with wide 'U' shaped working surfaces and peninsula breakfast bar, beyond which is a large utility/boot room. Subject to building regulations approval, these spaces could be combined if required to create a much larger kitchen/family room. To the east, within the enlarged part of the property there is a superb vaulted family room with 2 skylights which is completely glazed to the south, there is an attractive open fireplace with tiled surround and hearth and adjacent recessed cupboards. Beyond this room is a further bedroom which has an en suite shower room and walk-in wardrobe, this combined area could be used as an annexe/guest/student suite or even a 'teenager's den' if required.
At first floor are 5 bedrooms including 4 large doubles, 3 of which have built-in wardrobes along with a spacious shower room and separate family bathroom.
The accommodation which has a gas fired central heating system can be seen in greater detail on the attached floor plans.
The house is set back from Dane Drive beyond a wide front garden, which is mostly lawned with an attractive shrub and flower bed, to the side is a wide double width driveway which leads to two separate adjoining garages.
Of particular interest is the rear garden which is fully enclosed and extensively lawned. There is a deep well stocked shrub border with wide paved and gravel terrace which is ideal for entertaining. To the far south is a mature dark red leaved cherry tree along with green house and garden shed.
Square Footage: 2,297 sq ft
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