This charming Victorian semi-detached house is located towards the river end of Priory Road in the pretty Riverside area of the city. The historic centre is just a short and scenic walk away through Midsummer Common and Jesus Green and school catchment for St Matthews Primary and Parkside Secondary schools make this a popular area for families. The property offers charming accommodation with attractive features typical of the era and a loft room conversion provides a flexible space for home working, storage or sleeping accommodation.
A small walled front garden separates the house from the street. An attractive entrance door with stained-glass transom opens into the front sitting room which has a sash window to front aspect and a period fireplace with decorative surround and tiled hearth and picture rails. The family/dining room has an open staircase to the first-floor level, a sash window overlooking the rear aspect, fireplace and picture rails. The extended kitchen is dual aspect and has beautiful arch top windows overlooking the garden. There is a matching range of low-level units, eye level units and drawers, working surfaces, a stainless-steel sink and draining unit, space and plumbing for appliances, an attractive tiled floor and access to the garden. Upstairs, the first floor landing has restored wooden floorboards and leads to the impressive dual aspect family bathroom with separate shower cubicle and two double bedrooms. Bedrooms one and two benefits from attractive period features and concealed storage space. Stairs rise to the loft room conversion which has a Velux window and eve storage space. Outside, there is a delightful east-facing cottage garden which is fully enclosed with gated side access. A slate pathway leads to a decked seating area and timber shed. Borders of various plants and flowers add lots of colour to the garden in the spring and summer months.
Priory Road forms part of the popular riverside area which adjoins the River Cam and is within walking or cycling distance of the City centre, Grafton Centre, Midsummer Common and Stourbridge Common. A wide range of facilities and amenities are close by and there are delightful riverside walks. The property lies within the catchment area for St Matthews Primary School.
In 2009 a steel beam was installed to the front elevation and the front of the property was tied.
In 1982 the property was underpinned to the rear.
Further information is available from the agent on request.
All mains services connected
Cambridge City Council
Council Tax Band - D
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