A five-bedroom Edwardian townhouse in a highly sought-after location near to the centre of Cambridge

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  • 3
  • D Energy Efficiency Rating

21 De Freville Avenue is a stunning family home offering over 1,600 sq. ft. of flexible and stylish accommodation arranged over three floors. The property combines the amenities of modern living with retained period features including high ceilings, some sash windows and original fireplaces.

The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall into a generous sitting room with parquet flooring, bay window which floods the room with natural light and a fireplace which only adds to the grandeur of the space. The hall then leads to a family room offering versatile space that all modern homes require. At the back end of the house is a large kitchen/dining room with a range of contemporary wall and floor units, modern integrated appliances, space for a table that is accompanied by full-height windows and French doors to allow for a perfect in-out dining space. The fitted utility room offers an ideal space for additional storage.

On the first floor the spacious principal bedroom with built-in storage, fireplace and contemporary fully-tiled en suite shower room. Two further well-proportioned bedrooms and are serviced by a fully-tiled modern family bathroom. The second floor provides two further bedrooms, one with a modern en suite shower room. Bedroom 5 has a generous front aspect and fitted with a kitchenette, making this floor ideal for a multitude of purposes i.e. au pair annexe, home working space, guest space, rental opportunity.


Having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is located on the much favoured, tree lined road with no through traffic. The property is approached through a pedestrian gate set into a walled front garden with original tiled path bordered by an area of level lawn and mature shrubs. The well-maintained enclosed garden to the rear is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked flowerbeds and features a large paved terrace, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. To the rear of the garden is a large storage area tucked behind mature shrub and tree and accommodates bicycles and bins.


De Freville Avenue itself is located just north of the River Cam in a highly-regarded residential area near to Midsummer Common and the towpath leading to Stourbridge Common and open countryside. The property enjoys easy access to local shopping at and the city centre can be reached on foot or by bicycle within minutes. Cambridge city centre offers an excellent range of both independent and High Street stores, bars, cafés and restaurants.

The immediate area offers a wide range of state schools including Milton Road Primary School and Chesterton Community College (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) together with a good selection of noted independent schools.


From Strutt & Parker’s Cambridge office, turn left onto Hills Road (A1307) then turn right onto Gonville Place (A603). Follow this road for 0.8 mile then at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Elizabeth Way (A1134). At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Chesterton Road, then turn left onto De Freville Avenue. After 0.1 mile the property can be found on the right-hand side.

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Other features

  • Reception hall
  • Sitting room
  • Family room
  • Kitchen/dining room
  • Utility room
  • Cloakroom
  • Principal bedroom with en suite shower room
  • Bedroom with en suite shower room
  • 3 Further bedrooms
  • Family bathroom
  • Garden
  • EPC rating D

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Ref: CAM200102

De Freville Avenue Cambridge CB4

Guide Price

Ref: CAM200102

De Freville Avenue Cambridge CB4

Guide Price