Life by the water. Set on the river Cam in Cambridge, this stunning home is conveniently located with direct access to the river and easy access to Cambridge old town, a short and beautiful stroll along the river and College boathouses. Crossing Midsummer Common, the Grafton Centre with restaurants, shops and the cinema, is also a very short stroll away. Affectionately known as 'The Boathouse', the property has good accessibility to the Science Park, business parks, A14 and M11. London is within easy reach, with frequent direct trains to London King's Cross station as well as Liverpool Street station.
Providing private, gated access to the river Cam, the current owners have adored the picturesque setting and quality of life this home provides. There is easy access to launch a canoe or dinghy directly on to the water from the rear garden. Wildlife lovers will appreciate the conservation island, a small part of which belongs to the property, where birds regularly flock.
This property has been the permanent and main residence for the sellers for more than 10 years. Its is perfectly suited for permanent residence or lock-up-and-go purposes. The sellers have engaged in outreach work abroad and during this time they have, on occasion, made the property available for holiday lets. The property has been very popular when advertised for holiday lets, the average rate is £3000pcm & £250 per night.
This two storey property internally comprises of lounge with feature fireplace, kitchen, dining areas and cloakroom to the ground floor. The lounge offers patio doors to the enclosed rear garden and picturesque views of the river. The kitchen is well equipped with a range of base and eye level units, plus space for appliances.
The first floor hosts three bedrooms, all of which are double in size, with the master being particularly large. The master bedroom benefits from a spacious en-suite bathroom with shower over the spa bath. The family bathroom completes the first floor and also features a spa bath.
Externally the low maintenance, enclosed garden currently features sauna, plunge pool and hot tub, which potentially can be purchased via separate negotiation through the seller's agent. The current owners have particularly loved the views of the river from the hot tub.
This immaculately kept and well presented home will be extremely popular on the current market and as such, we recommend viewing early to avoid disappointment.