A six bedroom townhouse with a stunning architect-designed extension.
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1 Marshall Road is an appealing bay-fronted Victorian terraced property, sensitively-extended to the rear aspect to provide over 3,700 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The property cleverly combines the amenities of modern living with original character features including some stained glazing to the front aspect, high ceilings and some cast iron radiators, the whole combining to create a truly stunning family and entertaining space. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming wooden-floored reception hall and briefly comprises a large dual aspect drawing room with front aspect bay window and feature fireplace with woodburning stove, a well-proportioned front aspect library with bay window and fitted shelving and a generous study with French doors to the garden. The ground floor accommodation is completed by an extensive L-shaped open plan kitchen/ dining/sitting room with a useful neighbouring fitted utility room and a ground floor double bedroom with modern en suite shower room. The kitchen has a range of contemporary wall and floor units with a large central island with breakfast bar, marble worktops, a four oven Aga and modern integrated appliances. The kitchen opens to one side into a spacious dining room with a large sky lantern and bi-fold doors to the garden and to the other into a generous sitting room with a feature wall-mounted woodburner and bi-fold doors to the garden. Accessible over a dedicated staircase from the kitchen, the first floor master suite comprises a large bedroom with vaulted ceiling, a fitted dressing room and a spacious en suite bathroom with freestanding bath and separate walkin shower. The reception hall staircase leads to a large landing and to the propertys four remaining bedrooms, two with feature front aspect bay windows, together with a good-sized family bathroom.
The property is approached over a lowmaintenance paved front garden with low-level walling and an original tiled pedestrian path to the front door. Double gates lead to an off-road area of private parking with a pedestrian gate to the garden. The enclosed garden to the side and rear offers a large paved courtyard, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, bordered by an area of level lawn with mature evergreen flowerbeds and topiary and an additional seating area with gazebo.
Marshall Road lies to the south side of the city in close proximity to the shopping facilities on Hills Road and Mill Road, a cosmopolitan and popular area at the heart of everything the city has to offer. It is within easy walking distance of the historical city centre with its excellent range of independent and High Street stores, bars, cafés and restaurants, as well as the green open spaces of Parkers Piece. Transport links are excellent: the citys mainline station is within walking distance, and the M11 and connecting A14 are in close proximity. Cambridge offers a wide range of state schools including Morley Memorial Primary School, Cambridge Academy for Science & Technology and Coleridge Community College (rated Outstanding by Ofsted) together with a good selection of noted independent schools including Abbey College, The Perse, St. Andrews, St. Faiths, St. Marys and Sancton Wood.
From Strutt & Parkers Cambridge office, turn left onto Russell Street then right onto Hills Road (A1307). After 0.8 mile turn left onto Marshall Road and the property can be found on the right-hand side.Read all
- Architect-designed extension
- Double gates leading to an off-road parking area
- Large paved courtyard
- Bay-fronted Victorian end of terrace
- Extensive L-shaped open plan kitchen/dining/sitting room
- Great family and entertaining space
- Cambridge Railway Station nearby
- EPC rating C
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