Leaders are proud to present this Edwardian property situated in the historical Cambridge City Centre between Jesus Green and St John's College. The river cam is also situated within short walking distance to the property. This charming character filled home offers versatile living whilst being within walking distance to all that Cambridge has to offer including the many restaurants and shops.
This impressive Edwardian property is located in Portugal Place, a pedestrianised thoroughfare in the heart of the historic city centre, is situated adjacent to The Church of St. Clement and close to St John's College on Bridge Street. Portugal Place has always been popular with academics and the home of many notable people including Francis Crick of dna fame. 21, Portugal Place was built c1910 and still retains many original features and much of the charm and character of that period.
As you enter 21, Portugal Place, the solid wood floors and high ceilings immediately indicate the character and charm this property has to offer. The first door on your left takes you into the Old Dining Room and your attention is drawn to the original fireplace and the large bay window which looks out onto Portugal Place.
As you continue down the hallway the next door opens onto the owners Old Library with original fireplace and views down the “fernery”.
The next room along the hallway leads you to the Old Music Room. There is a small original fireplace tucked away in the corner of the room.
Back in the hallway on the right there is a cloakroom with a walk in shower, hand basin and WC.
At the end of the long main hallway is a large Kitchen + Dining Room which has natural light from the duel aspect windows as well as a door leading to the conservatory which allows further light to come into the house. At the end of the kitchen is a solid wood worktop, with butler’s sink and Aga along with plumbing for a dishwasher.
As you enter the conservatory you are greeted with views of a sensitive and professionally designed courtyard style garden. To the right is the door to a laundry area and beyond is a large workshop, with wine racks.
As you come up the stairs to the first floor your attention is drawn to the amount of natural light that floods in from large windows on the landing. At the end of the landing you enter a good sized double bedroom with original fireplace and duel aspect windows.
As you return along the landing there is a recently modernised shower room which offers WC, wash basin and walk in shower.
The landing extends back across the staircase to a large study/bedroom with original fireplace on your right and then directly in front of you is a surprisingly large sitting room with bay window and original fireplace. The windows offer magnificent views down Portugal Place. If desired this room could also be a further bedroom.
As you exit the sitting room the staircase takes you up to the second floor.
At the end of the landing, again with large windows, the current owners have converted a bedroom into a breakfast room with an original fireplace.
Returning down the landing, on the right is a large recently modernised bathroom with two hand basins, WC and a perfectly placed roll top bath very much in keeping with age of the property.
Ahead of you, at the end of the landing, are two large double bedrooms with original fireplaces.
21, Portugal Place really needs to be viewed to appreciate the sheer size of the accommodation, as well as its charm. It is a property with great character and potential that the current owners have developed and maintained over many years and offers plenty of opportunity for new owners to create a very special home.
This charming property is filled with character and boasts over 2,400 sq ft of accommodation which offers four/five double bedrooms, five reception rooms. Three bathrooms and a courtyard style garden. Cambridge City centre is just 100m away from your front door, whilst offering easy access to the restaurants and shops the property is set down a quiet and peaceful pedestrian only road. Cambridge rail station is approx 1 mile away. This property is a must view to really appreciate the character, size and location.
There is residential permit parking available
These particulars are believed to be correct and have been verified by or on behalf of the Vendor. However any interested party will satisfy themselves as to their accuracy and as to any other matter regarding the Property or its location or proximity to other features or facilities which is of specific importance to them. Distances and areas are only approximate and unless otherwise stated fixtures contents and fittings are not included in the sale. Prospective purchasers are always advised to commission a full inspection and structural survey of the Property before deciding to proceed with a purchase.