Hills Avenue, Cambridge, CB1 7UY | Property for sale | Savills
1,192 sq ft(110.74 sq m)
Guide price £750,000(€885,707)

Hills AvenueCambridge, CB1 7UY

  • Sale Agreed

Key features

  • No onward chain
  • Detached property in secluded position
  • Period features throughout
  • Well proportioned accommodation
  • South facing garden
  • Off street parking for one car

Attractive detached Victorian house in a secluded city position.

About this property

  • 3 Hills Avenue is an attractive Victorian detached house situated in a secluded position down a long shared drive off Hills Avenue.

    The house is built of Cambridge white brick elevations under a slate roof with wooden sash windows under stone lintels and there are a wide array of period feature including good ceiling height, cornicing and stripped wooden doors.

    On the ground floor, the white front door with attractive stained glass windows leads into a small lobby and beyond into the hallway. To the left there is a well-proportioned sitting room with a window overlooking the side of the garden. To the right the hallway opens into the drawing room and beyond into the kitchen/breakfast room. The drawing room has a pretty fireplace with wooden surround and inlaid Victorian tiles.

    The kitchen/breakfast room with stone floors has a good range of floor and wall mounted units, can comfortably accommodate a breakfast table with seating for six and, like the drawing room, also has views over the partly enclosed garden. A cloakroom and utility room completes the ground floor accommodation.

    On the first floor there are three bedrooms which can all accommodate double beds and the principal bedroom has an attractive fireplace. The family bathroom has white sanitary ware, brass fittings and modern porcelain tiles.

    Outside there is a pretty, south facing lawn area enclosed with flowering borders and mature shrubs, a paved terrace and a wooden shed. There is off street parking for one car.

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What a lovely surprise this house is!!! A Victorian Gem in its own idyll.

Ed MeyerProperty agent

Local information

  • Hills Avenue is situated in the University city of Cambridge, just off Hills Road 0.5 miles distant from Addenbrookes hospital and the Biomedical campus.
  • There is a wide range of cultural and recreational amenities within the city, including The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge University Botanic Garden and Kettle's Yard. There is punting available on the river Cam and various green spaces around the city including Midsummer Common, Parkers Piece and Lammas Land. There is a live music and comedy venue ‘The Junction' located by the Cambridge Leisure Centre, 0.4 miles away from the station. Cambridge University Cricket Club and Parkside Pools and Gym leisure centre are also 1.7 miles away, the latter of which offers a gym, 25 metre swimming pool, diving pool with boards and an onsite café.
  • Cambridge has also become recognised as an important centre for the 'high tech' and ‘bio-tech' industries with the University Research and Development Laboratories, Science Park, ARM, Microsoft, AstraZeneca and Addenbrooke's Hospital/Biomedical Campus.
  • For shopping, there is a popular busy daily market in Cambridge Market Square and further facilities can be found at The Grafton Centre and Grand Arcade shopping malls in central Cambridge.
  • Cambridge railway station is 1.5 miles away with regular services into London Liverpool Street and Kings Cross and journeys taking from 50 minutes, as well as Stansted and Gatwick Airports. Cambridge is well connected for the A14, A10 and M11 which in turn leads to access down to the south towards London and Stansted.
  • There is local schooling in the immediate area both in primary and secondary sectors together with Hills and Long Road Sixth Form Colleges . There are a number of well-regarded independent schools in the City including The Perse, St Faiths and The Leys.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating: D
  • Tenure: Freehold
  • Council Tax Band: E