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With reports that property prices in Cambridge have risen more sharply than most over the past decade, this modern, two-bedroom apartment on the south side of the city is likely to prove a sound investment. Within a short distance to some of the universitys famous colleges, a buy-to let investment is one possibility, however the property could also suit a professional person working nearby – although the proximity of Cambridge Railway Station means London is also less than an hours train ride away.
The door from the external corridor opens onto a reception hall with double doors to an airing cupboard with fitted shelves, the cupboard houses the hot water cylinder as well as having plumbing for a washing machine. The striking, double-aspect, open-plan living area with dark wood flooring offers a sense of space with ample room for a suite, dining table and chairs. An external door leads to a sizeable balcony with views over the complex. Soft-closing wall and base units in the modern, L-shaped fitted kitchen have been carefully chosen to complement the floor and offer ample storage for implements. Modern LED spotlights are supplemented by downlighters which illuminate the rolled top work surfaces. A composite stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap, a Bosch electric oven with four-ring induction hob and concealed extractor and a Bosch fridge freezer and dishwasher are all incorporated into the design. The master bedroom includes a fitted wardrobe with sliding doors, hanging space and shelving. A door leads into the fully-tiled en-suite which includes a shower with a folding glass door, a dual-flush low level WC with concealed cistern and a ceramic pedestal wash hand basin below an illuminated recessed mirror with shelving beneath. The second double bedroom features a double glazed window overlooking the front of the property. The partially-tiled bathroom incorporates a paneled bath with splash screen, a chrome mixer tap and shower over, a second dual-flush WC with concealed cistern and a ceramic sink also below an illuminated, recessed mirror with shelving beneath. The property also benefits from double glazing and full under floor heating.
Living room / kitchen/ diner: 19 7 (5.97m) x 12 1 (3.68m)
Bedroom 1: 10 1 (3.07m) x 12 4 (3.76m)
Bedroom 2: 10 2 (3.1m) x 9 2 (2.79m)
Balcony: 11 6 (3.51m) 5 1 (1.55m)
As well as the gardens and open spaces, the apartment also benefits from secure under cover off-road parking. Entrance to the building is by electric key pad with both lifts and stairs leading to all floors.
Glenalmond Avenue forms part of a modern residential development to the south of Cambridge city centre surrounded by landscaped gardens. Lawns, stone and slate-chip beds complement the contemporary apartment buildings. Panels of bright colour resemble window shutters overlooking block-paved terraces and gardens, providing open space between buildings. Amenities nearby include The Light cinema and dining complex, which also incorporates The Cambridge Junction a live arts and music performance venue as well as a modern gym. As well as the citys main railway station, other public transport options within easy reach include the Cambridge guided bus network. The Cambridge University Botanical Gardens are also a short distance away.
In our opinion, this is an excellent opportunity to acquire a modern home in a convenient location in one of the UKs most historic cities. However, as ever, we would thoroughly recommend a viewing to fully appreciate the high standard of the accommodation on offer.
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by Esale. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.