4 bedrooms – first floor study - sitting/dining room with large bay windows to front and side aspect – family room – kitchen/dining room – utility room – ground floor shower room/WC – first floor bathroom – 2 reception halls – detached double garage and workshop with accommodation above including office space/studio/shower room and covered balcony – front/side and walled rear gardens – gated off-street parking
2 Pretoria Road is a handsome and substantial semi-detached house with a grand double bay front and side flank façade providing extended accommodation of elegant proportions with fine period features typical of the era. This desirable Edwardian residence dates from 1901 and has served as a wonderful family home for decades. The property offers some rare and versatile features not often found in this peaceful residential area, just north of the river and include a large, broad walled rear garden, secure off-street parking for two vehicles and detached outbuilding providing garaging, workshop space, wine cellar and additional first floor accommodation/office space. There are two reception areas which lead to all ground floor accommodation comprising shower room/WC, utility room, kitchen/dining room with AGA range oven, fitted cabinetry and drawers, freestanding solid wood dresser and cabinetry with matching display shelving, working surfaces, Velux windows and sash windows overlooking the garden. There is a large and beautifully proportioned sitting/dining room with large bay windows overlooking the front and side aspects which has impressive matching fireplaces, original plasterwork and picture rails, bespoke recess cabinetry and high ceilings. The fantastic family room is a later addition which benefits from a high degree of natural light, a tall vaulted ceiling, woodburning stove and book shelving. This impressive room provides access to and complete views of the garden. The first-floor accommodation provides three spacious double bedrooms with attractive features, a study and family bathroom. The second-floor bedroom offers lots of natural light via large Velux windows and ample built-in storage space. Outside, there are established and well-stocked gardens to the front and side which provide privacy and access to both entrances. The broad rear garden has a generous paved terrace area and lawn with mature trees and shrubs. A secure off-street parking area is accessed via Hamilton Road via tall double gates and leads to the double garage with wine cellar and workshop areas to the rear. A spiral staircase leads to the upper floor and opens into a spacious covered balcony with glazed apex which accesses a generous studio space, office area and shower room.
Pretoria Road is situated just to the north of the river and forms part of the popular residential area known as the De Freville Estate, which is in a conservation area. It is conveniently located for local shopping on Mitcham's Corner, primary schooling at Milton Road Primary School and secondary schooling at Chesterton Community College. The City centre can be approached on foot or bicycle via Midsummer Common and Jesus Green. The property is on the east side of Pretoria Road.
Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars all fixtures and fittings are expressly excluded from the sale of the freehold interest.
All mains services are connected.
Cambridgeshire City District Council
Council Tax Band G
Strictly by appointment through the vendor’s sole agents, Redmayne Arnold and Harris