2 bedroom 
End of Terrace House
For Sale

Petworth Street, Cambridge

Offers Over
Petworth Street
under offer
Property Type
End of Terrace House
Reception Rooms
Property Details

A rather special and beautifully extended Victorian residence, enjoying an enviable position adjacent to St Matthew’s Piece and for sale with no chain

Key Features
  • Extended period residence adjacent to St Matthew’s Piece
  • No onward chain
  • 2 bathrooms and double bedrooms
  • Excellent local schooling
  • Prime city location
  • Close to Mill Road and the Station
Property Description

No.38 Represents a very rare opportunity to acquire a distinctive period home in a quiet, near central city location. Additions over the last 5 years include double glazed sash windows, wooden floors, carpets and a new roof.

The accommodation briefly comprises 2 reception rooms, the first currently serving as a study and benefitting from a dual aspect, coupled with a cast iron fireplace. The living room has a striking inset living flame fire and offers pleasant views over St Matthew’s Piece. Of particular note is the property’s impressive vaulted kitchen/breakfast room with 4 Velux windows and a completely glazed rear elevation including French doors to the private rear garden. The kitchen has been fitted with a contemporary range of units and is finished with Corian worktops; integrated appliances include a dishwasher, oven and 6-ring gas hob with extractor over. There is also a freestanding American-style fridge/freezer and washing machine included within the sale. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a stylish utility/shower room with a wash hand basin and W.C.

Upstairs are 2 double bedrooms, the master bedroom benefitting from a dual aspect and built-in shelving. The second bedroom has been designed as a child’s room yet offers versatility to suit individual purchasers’ needs. There is a bespoke desk/homework area with ladder over, leading to a smart mezzanine area, ideal for a second child or sleep-overs. The landing has a built-in cupboard and provides access to a boarded loft. The first-floor bathroom has been fitted with a beautiful modern white suite, complemented by recessed shelving, inset spotlights and a heated towel rail.

Outside the property is set back from Petworth Street behind a retaining front and side wall. The private rear garden has been designed for ease of maintenance and has a large decking area, the remainder has been paved and there is a useful brick-built store at the foot of the garden. The side boundary is mostly walled and has a fence and secure side gate leading onto Sturton Street.

The charm, condition and individuality of this exceptional Victorian home demands an early viewing.


Petworth Street is very conveniently located off Sturton Street and only 1 mile east of Cambridge City centre. It lies within walking or cycling distance of the City centre and there is shopping and other facilities in the immediate area including both the Grafton Centre and Beehive Centre along with Tesco Superstore on Newmarket Road. The property lies within catchment area for St Matthews Primary School.


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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Petworth Street, Cambridge
38 Petworth Street
Petworth Street, Cambridge
Branch Details

7 Dukes Court
54-64 Newmarket Road

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