3 bedroom 
Detached House
For Sale

Queen Ediths Way, Cambridge

Guide Price
Queen Edith's Way
Property Type
Detached House
Reception Rooms
Property Details

A rare opportunity to acquire a detached 1920's cottage, conveniently located within walking distance of some excellent schools, Addenbrooke’s and Cherry Hinton Hall Park. No chain.

Key Features
  • Rarely available detached 1920s cottage
  • No onward chain
  • Private south-facing garden
  • Close to Addenbrooke’s and Arm
  • Excellent local schooling
  • Driveway and large garage
Property Description

Known as “The sideways house” to many locals, this 1920s detached cottage enjoys a broad plot and a pleasing position on the south side of Queen Edith's Way, in between Beaumont Road and Herons Close. The property has been well cared for over the years and has been in ownership of the same family for decades.

The accommodation briefly comprises an entrance porch, leading into a hall with space for coats and footwear, stairs to the first floor and access to a cloakroom W.C. There is a large living room with French doors opening onto the garden. The room benefits from a dual aspect and has a feature fireplace, contrasted by a real wood surround. The kitchen has been fitted with a modern range of base and eye-level units; integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, double oven and electric hob with extractor over. There is a bright dining room which has a triple aspect and double doors opening onto a raised south-facing terrace.

Upstairs are three bedrooms, two of which are comfortable doubles and include built-in wardrobes. There is a refitted first-floor bathroom and a separate refitted W.C. located off from the landing.

Outside, the front of the property is set nicely back behind a long driveway and screened by mature beech hedging. There is a an open-plan front garden, which is mainly laid to lawn and stocked with a variety of shrubs. A secure side gate leads to a large garage measuring 19’11" x 11’11". The L-shaped rear garden has two raised terraces and is due south-west. The garden itself offers a superb degree of privacy and is stocked with a variety of mature trees and shrubs.


Queen Edith's Way enjoys a convenient position, close to Addenbrooke's hospital, about 1.5 miles south of the railway station and 2 miles from the city centre. The area is widely acknowledged as one of Cambridge's most popular and prestigious residential areas south of the city. There are an excellent range of local facilities including day-to-day shops on Wulfstan Way.

Schooling is available at the 'Outstanding' Spinney Primary School with secondary provision at Netherhall, Ofsted rated 'Good'. Hills Road (1.3 miles) and Long Road (1 mile) Sixth Form Colleges are also within easy reach of the property.

Queen Edith's Way is very popular with people who work at the Addenbrooke's site and those who appreciate its balance of giving ease of access into the city without feeling too urban, plus its strong sense of community.




All mains services connected.

Statutory Authorities

Cambridge City Council.
Council Tax Band - E

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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Queen Ediths Way, Cambridge
132 Queen Edith's Way
Queen Ediths Way, Cambridge
Branch Details

7 Dukes Court
54-64 Newmarket Road

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