Durnford Way, Cambridge CB4

Durnford Way, Cambridge CB4

3 Bedroom | 1 Bath

Guide price £525,000
Cambridge North 1.4 miles
Ferrars Way 0.2 miles
Perse Way 0.2 miles

Spacious 3 bedroom detached bungalow with generous garden in a convenient location just 2 miles from the city centre.

Spacious 3 bedroom detached bungalow with generous garden in a convenient location just 2 miles from the city centre.

City Centre – 2 miles
Cambridge Science Park – Approx. 1.5 miles - Cambridge North train station – Approx. 2 miles

3 bedrooms • Sitting room • Kitchen / dining room • Large garden and attached garage • EPC rating: D

Durnford Way is situated off Brimley Road, just to the north of the city and offering easy access to the city centre, the world renowned Cambridge Science Park and main commuter roads.
The property was built in the 1970’s, so it is more modern than its surrounding neighbours. The property is set on a generous plot, benefitting from additional garden space which was acquired some years ago and particularly transforms the space to the rear.

The property is approached via a generous gravel driveway to the front with parking space for several vehicles. The entrance hall leads to all the rooms: sitting room, kitchen / dining room, bathroom and bedrooms. The sitting room stretches the depth of the house with windows to the front and sliding doors to the rear garden. The kitchen / dining room also looks out over the beautifully maintained rear garden, with the kitchen enjoying numerous wall and base units, integrated double oven, hob with extractor over, stainless steel sink with waste sink and drainer, as well as space for a large fridge / freezer, dishwasher and washing machine. There is also a moveable kitchen island which is very versatile for everyday use. The dining area can accommodate a good size dining table and side table and also has sliding doors to the rear garden.

The bathroom is large in size with a white suite comprising a corner bath, wc, wash hand basin and separate shower with wireless/thermostat controls as well as a cupboard. The boiler was replaced in August 2016 to a combination boiler with the added benefit of HIVE controls. Bedrooms 2 & 3 are of similar size and could accommodate double beds and a wardrobe, whilst the master bedroom spans 5.66m x 3.64m and currently houses a super king bed as well as multiple wardrobes.

Outside, there is an attached single garage with a hinged garage door to the front and single door to the garden. There is also side access to the rear garden which is enclosed, mainly laid to lawn and complimented by gravel, and shrub borders.

Additional information
Tenure: Freehold
Services: Mains gas, water and electricity are connected. (New combination boiler installed August 2016).
Local Authority: Cambridge City Council
Council Tax Band: E

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Parking available
Off Street Parking Garage
Additional attributes
Garden
Energy Efficiency Rating
D
Environment Impact Rating
D
Carter Jonas reference
CAH180019
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