Huntingdon Road, Girton CB3

Huntingdon Road, Girton CB3

4 Bedroom | To be advised | 2 - 3 Baths

Guide price £1,200,000
Cambridge 2.8 miles
Thornton Road 0 miles
Thornton Road 0.1 miles

Impressive, modernist detached family home extending to some 2900 sq. ft. Arranged around a mature central garden, this property is a truly unique piece of residential architecture.

Impressive, modernist detached family home extending to some 2900 sq. ft. Arranged around a mature central garden, this property is a truly unique piece of residential architecture.

• 4 bedrooms
• Impressive sitting room
• Open-plan living
• Beautiful open fireplace
• Secluded Mature Gardens
• Parking
• Garaging
• EPC rating D

- Cambridge city – 1.5 miles

Huntingdon Road is well-positioned for easy access to many university colleges and departments as well as the city centre in general. There are good local facilities serving the district including local shops, Sainsbury’s Supermarket, Doctor’s surgery, Histon Road Park and bus and cycle routes along Huntingdon Road, which leads onto the A14 just beyond Girton College. The railway station and Addenbrookes hospital are both within easy reach of the property as are the Science & Business Parks on the city outskirts accommodating some major high-tech employers.

Walsh House is a quite exceptional modernist family home. Designed in the 1980’s by renowned Architect Ivor Richards, the property is constructed around mature and secluded gardens which form the focal point for all principal rooms. The house has been carefully designed to ensure that natural light is present throughout. The hallway which runs through the entire house is well lit with a series of skylight windows which continue up the stairs to the snug family room which located above the sitting room.

The sitting room is a fabulous dual aspect room and is positioned centrally between the two wings of the property. The double height atrium floods this room with an abundance of natural light and creates a fabulous statement room with a beautiful open fireplace. Semi-open plan to the dining room, partially divided by a feature half height brick wall, this space is perfect for entertaining guests. With doors from each room opening directly into the garden, this cleverly thought-out space is equally as useable in summer as it is throughout the rest of the year.

The bedrooms are all of good proportions and all benefit from full height windows and private access to the gardens. There first wing of the house contains a double bedroom with windows and doors overlooking the gardens, a modern shower room with his and hers basins, utility / laundry room with space and plumbing for washing machine and dryer with ample space remaining for airy and ironing laundry and a large entrance hall with recessed storage for boots and coats.

The second wing offers 3 double bedrooms, again, all with their own access to the gardens. One of the 3 is a fantastic, self-contained dual aspect master suite with private lobby, large double bedroom and spacious bathroom with his and hers basins and access to the rear garden.

The house and gardens are set well back from the road behind a brick built wall which separates the driveway from the gardens and shields the property from Huntingdon Road and creates a secluded outdoor space. The gardens are well-stocked with a variety of shrubs and mature trees and bordered with an arbour over brick built pillars around three sides. There is ample driveway parking to the front of the property as well as a double garage with an electric up and over door.

Additional information
Tenure: Freehold
Services: Mains gas, water and electricity are connected
Local Authority: South Cambridgeshire District Council
Council Tax Band: G

COVID-19: 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.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Modern
Parking available
Off Street Parking Double Garage
Additional attributes
Garden
Locality
Town/City
Tenure
To be advised
Carter Jonas reference
CAH200010
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