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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Midsummer Common, Cambridge

Sold STC £750,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Rare opportunity to purchase in this excellent central location.
  • 3 bedrooms, bathroom.
  • Backing on to midsummer common.
  • Overlooking the River Cam and College Boathouses.
  • Improvement required, potential to extend (subject to planning).

Full description

A detached Victorian house situated in a superb, pedestrianised, central location on the banks of the River Cam and backing on to Midsummer Common.

Cambridge City Centre about 0.5 of a mile, Mainline Railway Station (King's Cross and Liverpool Street lines) about 1.75 miles.

Ferry House is situated in a wonderful pedestrianised location on the southern banks of the River Cam and along the northern edge of Midsummer Common. The heart of the historic city centre, with its attractive combination of ancient and modern buildings, winding lanes, colleges and extensive shopping facilities, is within half a mile and can be accessed via a delightful walk across Midsummer Common. Cambridge is a thriving city, which has become a 'high tech' and bio tech' hub, with the University Research and Development Laboratories, Science Park and Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus.

For the commuter, the city's mainline railway station is within about 1.75 miles and provides services to London's King's Cross and Liverpool Street in about 52 and 67 minutes respectively.


Residents Parking 
Cambridgeshire Parking Services have advised that parking permits may be available for The De Freville Avenue area. The current cost is £52 per annum (£26 for motorbikes) and visitors permits are £8 a permit, valid for up to five full days. Application forms are available from Cambridge Parking Permits, Cambridgeshire Parking Services. email: parking permits@cambridgeshire.gov.uk Tel: 01223 727900

Outside 
Ferry House stands back from the river behind a public footpath and a small fenced area containing a number of shrubs. The gardens lie predominately to the south west and west of the house and are enclosed by fencing and a low level brick wall. There are a number of established trees and gated pedestrian access on to Midsummer Common.

Parking 
There is no vehicular access to the property, however, access for contractors, materials and removals will be allowed, subject to prior agreement with the Streets and Open Spaces Operation Team at Cambridge City Council.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 January 2017

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