Alpha Road, Cambridge CB4

Alpha Road, Cambridge CB4

1 - 2 Baths

Guide price £580,000
Cambridge 1.6 miles
Hamilton Road 0.5 miles
Carlton Way 0.5 miles

Charming semi-detached property, in need of thorough refurbishment, situated in a popular residential address just moments away from the river Cam and Cambridge City centre.

Charming semi-detached property, in need of thorough refurbishment, situated in a popular residential address just moments away from the river Cam and Cambridge City centre.

- City centre – under 1 mile
- Cambridge Science Park – 2.2 miles
- River Cam - 0.2 miles

Attractive semi-detached property • Development potential (subject to planning consent) • Corner plot • Enclosed Garden • Parking • EPC rating: G

Pleasant residential area just off Chesterton Road, Alpha Road offers good access to the city centre, train stations and local shops. The River Cam and Jesus Green are short walk of 0.2 miles. Commuters can benefit from regular and direct train services into London with journey times just 50 minutes, from both Cambridge and Cambridge North Railway Station.

54 Alpha Road is an attractive semi-detached property built in the late 1800’s and sits within a good size corner plot just behind Alexandra Gardens. The property has been in the present ownership for many years and for approximately the last 10 years of this period has been left unoccupied and is now in need of complete refurbishment.

The property offers fantastic potential for further development to create a special and individual forever family home or possibly re-development subject to the necessary planning consent.
The ground floor accommodation comprises spacious bay fronted sitting room, dining room with bay window to the side elevation, space for kitchen with shower room / W.C beyond.

On the first floor there is a large master bedroom with bay window to the front aspect, a further double bedroom to the side also with bay window and at the rear of the property is a small kitchen and bathroom. This configuration was created when the property was previously let. There is also an attic room on the 2nd floor which is accessed via a small wooden staircase.

The rear garden is of a good size and has double gated access to allow for parking.

Additional Information
Tenure: Freehold
Local Authority: Cambridge City Council
Council Tax: Band E

Agents Note - All services have been disconnected including meter removal and would need to be reinstated by the new owner.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Semi Detached
Parking available
Off Street Parking
Additional attributes
Energy Efficiency Rating
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