Attractive Victorian townhouse with flexible accommodation and walled courtyard garden with studio within sought-after Kite' area of Cambridge
21 Earl Street is an attractive mid-terrace Victorian property in this highly fashionable 'Kite' area close to the city's historic core and green open spaces. Originally constructed around the late 1800s of Cambridge brick beneath a slate roof, the property retains many period features typical of its era including sash windows which are shuttered at ground floor, fireplaces, panelled doors and picture rails which complement the modern extension and loft conversation which was carried out around 2009. The property now extends to approximately 1,554 sq ft.
The property is accessed via steps ascending from Earl Street into a hallway which leads to a drawing room and adjoining dining room, there is a Victorian feature fireplace and small pane sash windows. Beyond, the kitchen/breakfast room, which attracts a great deal of natural light via a Velux skylight and bi-folding doors and leads into the courtyard garden, comprises a well fitted range of cabinetry and integrated appliances along with U' shaped granite work surfaces and ample space for a six seater dining table and chairs.
At lower level, there are two rooms, to the front is a further bedroom or additional sitting room which has a cast iron fireplace and recessed cabinetry along with en suite cloaks/shower room, whilst to the rear is a small playroom/TV room.
There are three further bedrooms on the upper floors, all of which are doubles and have built-in wardrobes, the rear bedroom also has an en suite shower room whilst the top floor room is very private, light and has great views over the neighbouring gardens below. The family bathroom is situated on the first floor.
The rear courtyard garden faces due south west and has been designed with low maintenance in mind is largely paved with raised flower beds and mature trees, To the far end is a full width outbuilding, with power and light connected which could lend itself to a home office/studio/gym. There is a resident's permit parking scheme in operation obtained on an application basis for modest annual cost.
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Great central spot in the city close to open spaces, walkable to vast majority of Cambridge's facilities and amenities.Stewart Chipchase