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4 bedroom terraced house for sale

Owlstone Road, Cambridge, CB3

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Planning permission for extension
  • double reception room
  • 4 bedrooms
  • open plan kitchen/breakfast room
  • family bathroom
  • west facing rear garden
  • double gates allowing off street parking
  • EPC Rating = D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A Victorian 4 bed house in Newnham with planning permission to extend


Owlstone Road is a quiet road which runs down towards Paradise Nature Reserve within the hugely popular Newnham district of Cambridge.

Newnham has good everyday shopping facilities including grocery store/post office, butchers, bakery and a chemist, along with more comprehensive facilities and recreational and cultural amenities within the city. Newnham Croft Primary School is within Newnham which 'feeds' into Parkside Secondary School whilst independent schools for all age groups are in Cambridge, The Leys, St John's and King's College schools are in the close vicinity. There are several footpaths running through Paradise nature reserve to the River Cam and at the western end of Grantchester Meadows, once beyond St Catherine's College sports field is a footpath leading onto the meadows and towards Grantchester.

For the commuter there are fast and regular train services available from Cambridge station, together with access to the M11 just to the west of the City, a short distance away. The M11 in turn leads to the A14 and onto the A1, M1 & M6 and to the south is the M25 and London.


Number 34 Owlstone Road is a two storey bay fronted Victorian mid terrace house constructed of painted brick elevations beneath a slate tiled roof. The property, which has the benefit of planning permission to build a side and rear extension in addition to a loft conversion (REF 15/0443/FUL) is located in a highly desirable and ever popular residential area of Newnham Village.

The property is approached via a terracotta tiled pathway through a shallow front gravel garden behind a dwarf brick wall leading to gloss painted front door with a fan light above.

On the ground floor the hallway with stripped wood floors leads to a well proportioned double reception room which has high ceilings, picture rails, a wide bay window, and is further enhanced with a similarly stripped floors and a couple of fireplaces (one working).

At the rear of the property there is an open plan kitchen breakfast room which leads through double French doors onto a terrace and garden beyond. The kitchen has floor and wall mounted 'Shaker' style cream coloured units, and ample space and plumbing for the requisite appliances. A well appointed WC and under stairs storage completes the downstairs accommodation.

Stairs lead to the first floor where there are three double bedrooms and a further single bedroom which could also be used as a study. The family bathroom has attractive white sanitary ware, Victoriana panelling and a mix of white and stone affect tiles.

The west facing garden which can be accessed at the rear off Grantchester Street has a stone footpath which leads through the lawn to double gates which could if necessary be opened to allow off street parking. There is a shed for bikes and garden equipment and a bin storage area.

The property which measures 1,325 square feet can be seen in greater detail on the attached floor plan.

Square Footage: 1,325 sq ft

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Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2016

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