1 bedroom 
Terraced House
For Sale

High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge

Guide Price
High Street
Property Type
Terraced House
Reception Rooms
500 sq. ft.
Property Details

A delightful Victorian cottage with a south-facing garden, enjoying a prominent position in the heart of Chesterton, a short cycle from Cambridge North Station and the city centre.

Key Features
  • Exceptionally well-cared-for Victorian cottage
  • Close to Cambridge North and the river
  • Scope to extend, subject to the necessary consents
  • On-street parking
  • Close to a wealth of local amenities
  • 1.5 miles from Cambridge Market Square
Property Description

No.162 High Street Chesterton is an attractive one bedroom house of traditional brick-built construction under a slate roof, situated in a most convenient location on Chesterton High Street, within easy reach of the city centre and a wealth of local amenities. The property has been exceptionally well cared for since it was purchased over 9 years ago, and benefits from an updated Worcester-Bosch combi-boiler, installed just 3 years ago.

The accommodation briefly comprises a living room with a wood-burning stove, contrasted by exposed brickwork and an attractive surround. Adjoining the living area is a kitchen, which has been fitted with a modern range of units and has space and plumbing for various appliances. There is a ground floor cloakroom W.C, and a dining room / study, which has electric underfloor heating.

Upstairs, there is a large double bedroom with original wood flooring and a feature fireplace. The landing provides access to a partially boarded loft with a pull-down ladder. The bathroom has been fitted with a modern white suite, complemented by attractive tiling, underfloor heating and an illuminating mirror wall cabinet.

Outside, there is plenty of on street parking. There is a shared sheltered passageway leading to the south-facing rear garden, which has a useful storage shed and Indian sandstone patio. There is also a private decking area, well suited to alfresco dining. Finally, there is a small lawned space and a vegetable patch with raised sleepers at the foot of the garden.

Agent's Note

As with many Victorian homes, the owners of No.162 have a pedestrian right of way across the rear of No.164. We also understand that No.s 160, 158 and 156 have a pedestrian right of way across the rear of the property.


Chesterton High Street is located 1.5 miles from the city centre and just half a mile from Cambridge North Railway Station. Chesterton has an excellent range of local facilities and amenities including a Post Office, medical centre, 2 churches and a number of public houses, takeaways and restaurants.

You can walk or cycle along Riverside to the city or to various nearby green spaces including Midsummer Common and Stourbridge Common. The Guided Busway is within easy reach as well as the Park & Ride. The Cambridge Science Park is about 1.5 miles away, a Tesco superstore and the Newmarket Road retail parks are also within easy reach.

There are a number of reputable schools including Shirley Community Primary and Chesterton Primary. Secondary Schooling is also available at Chesterton Community College.




All mains services connected.

Statutory Authorities

Cambridge City Council.
Council Tax Band - C

Fixtures and Fittings

Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars, all fixtures and fittings are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold interest.


Strictly by appointment through the vendor’s sole agents, Redmayne Arnold and Harris.

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High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge
162 High Street
High Street, Chesterton, Cambridge
Branch Details

7 Dukes Court
54-64 Newmarket Road

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