Sherlock Close, Cambridge CB3

Sherlock Close, Cambridge CB3

2 Bedroom | Share of Freehold | 1 Bath

Guide price £310,000
Cambridge 2.3 miles
All Souls Lane 0.1 miles
Richmond Road 0.1 miles

A rarely available and desirable apartment of excellent proportions in need of modernisation, situated just on the outskirts of the city overlooking delightful, mature landscaped communal grounds.

A rarely available and desirable apartment of excellent proportions in need of modernisation, situated just on the outskirts of the city overlooking delightful, mature landscaped communal grounds.

Cambridge City Centre – Approx 1.4 miles
A14 – Approx 1.8 miles
Science/Business Parks - 2.5 miles

• 2 double bedrooms
• Kitchen
• Spacious living and dining room
• Utility room
• Bathroom
• Beautifully maintained gardens
• Off road parking
• Energy rating: C

Situated off Huntingdon Road just over a mile from Cambridge City centre, Sherlock Close comprises a group of purpose built apartments in a mature courtyard style development delightfully situated overlooking extensive central landscaped communal grounds. The location is likely to prove ideal for anyone needing access to university colleges and departments with a frequent bus service and cycle lane along Huntingdon Road. There is also easy access onto the region’s main commuter routes (A14, M11, A11) and a pedestrian short-cut to excellent local shopping facilities on Histon Road.

Dating from 1960, the highly regarded Sherlock Close development provides a well maintained and peaceful living environment. This particular development does not allow buy-to-let properties and therefore the majority of flats are owner-occupied creating a good sense of community.
Approached via a well-maintained communal spiral stairway and landing area, this apartment offers particularly well-proportioned living accommodation and the potential for somebody to enhance and put their own stamp on it.

The flat offers light and airy accommodation with large windows providing a splendid outlook over the communal grounds. The property comprises a large entrance hall, spacious lounge/dining area, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, bathroom and an additional room which would make an ideal study or storage area. Storage in the flat is plentiful and the property includes its own external lockable cycle store. There is also a communal parking area within the development.

Additional Information

Tenure: Leasehold with a share of the freehold. 150 years remaining from 1998. Service Charge – Approximately £1,800 per annum (including water rates, building’s insurance, external maintenance, cleaning of communal areas and gardening).
Services: Main services of gas, water and electricity are connected. The property is currently heated via a warm air system.
Local Authority: Cambridge City Council
Council Tax: Band C

We recommend a virtual viewing initially, but should you wish to arrange a physical viewing we will be following the Government Coronavirus guidance and would ask you to ensure social distancing is observed at all times to protect all of us. Viewings will be limited to a maximum of 15 minutes and only a maximum of 2 people from the same household are permitted to view. Please bring a face covering as you may not be able to enter the property without one.

For more information please go to the Gov.uk website under Guidance > Government Advice on Home Moving during the Cornavirus Covid-19 outbreak

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Key Property Details
Tenure
Share of Freehold
Carter Jonas reference
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