This elegant Victorian townhouse dates back to 1890 and has served as a wonderful family home for decades. The property enjoys a superb central city location with wonderful views over Jesus Green and the River Cam beyond.
The entrance hall has a fanlight and is finished with quarry tiled flooring, this leads through to an inner hall with space for coats and footwear, coupled with understairs storage. There is a generous open-plan kitchen/living/dining room, benefitting from southerly aspects and plenty of natural light courtesy of a glazed side extension. The kitchen has been sympathetically fitted with a range of base and eye level units. Integrated appliances include an Aga and four ring gas hob with extractor over. The sitting area has a cast-iron fireplace and there is a utility room and double-sided pantry adjoining the side extension. The former bay-fronted reception room has been converted into a bedroom with built-in cupboards and an en suite bathroom with a separate bath and shower.
On the first floor are 2 bedrooms, a bathroom and separate cloakroom W.C. There is a bay-fronted drawing room with an open-fireplace, offering delightful views over Jesus Green. Bi-folding doors lead through to a study with plenty of built-in shelving, offering versatility to suit individual purchasers’ needs. The master bedroom is located on the second floor, has an en suite shower and bathroom, built-in cupboards and benefits from a dual aspect. The landing gives access to a spacious loft area measuring 8.25m x 2.88.
Outside there is a walled south-west facing courtyard garden with a parking space and secure gates leading onto Lower Park Street. The garden is predominantly paved, well suited to alfresco dining and stocked with a variety of shrubs and trees.
The grandeur, size and unique location of this property demands an early viewing.
Park Parade is situated near to the centre of the City within walking or cycling distance of the main shopping areas, ‘The Backs’ and many of the facilities offered by the University. The property overlooks Jesus Green with its tennis courts, swimming pool, and riverside walks to Jesus Lock.
Schooling is available at Park Street Primary with secondary provision at Parkside Community College, Ofsted rated as good and outstanding respectively.
For the commute, there is a mainline railway station within about 1.5 miles providing regular services to London King’s Cross and Liverpool Street.
All mains services connected
Cambridge City Council
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