No.68 Kimberley Road is a charming bay-fronted period home of brick elevations under a slate tiled roof, dating back to 1921. The property has served as an exceptional family home for over 40 years and occupies a peaceful position in the heart of De Freville.
The property is entered via an attractive stained-glass door with a fanlight over, leading to an entrance hall with stairs to the first floor. There is a bay-fronted sitting room with a gas fireplace and a separate living room, currently serving as a study and offering built-in shelving and storage, coupled with a door to the private rear garden. There is a bright kitchen / dining room, finished with herringbone Amtico flooring and benefitting from a Velux window. The kitchen itself has been fitted with an attractive range of base and eye-level units. The room benefits from the morning sun and there are a set of French doors to the garden.
Upstairs are 3 double bedrooms, bedroom 2 including a wash hand basin. The bathroom has a traditional suite and is finished with part tiled walls.
Outside the front of the property is set back behind a shallow front garden with a low brick wall and there is an attractive quarry-tiled pathway to the main entrance. The rear garden has been exceptionally maintained and measures around 55’ x 17’. The garden is principally laid to lawn and bordered with a variety of mature shrubs and stocked beds. There is a useful potting/storage shed and a secure gate providing pedestrian access to the rear of the property.
Kimberley Road is situated within the popular De Freville area of Cambridge, a predominantly late Victorian conservation area between the river Cam and Chesterton Road, close to the city centre. A residents' parking scheme is in operation and the area is well equipped with its own dedicated charging points for electric cars.
The property is located less than a mile from the city centre with its combination of ancient and modern buildings, winding lanes, excellent choice of schools and wide range of shopping facilities.
Nearby Chesterton Road includes a bakery and supermarket, along with the popular café "Stir" and equally popular bar "Thirsty". There are well regarded pubs and restaurants in the vicinity, which include the Fort St George, Restaurant 22, Michelin starred Midsummer House and a fine live music/comedy venue at The Portland Arms.
Kimberley Road is just over 2 miles from Cambridge station where London King's Cross can be reached in 50 minutes and Cambridge North station is around 2.4 miles away.
Schooling is available for all age groups in both the state and independent sectors, which include Park Street and Milton Road Primary Schools which are feeder schools for Parkside and Chesterton Community Colleges respectively.
All mains services connected
Cambridge City Council
Council Tax Band - E
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