2 bed Mid Terraced House
Castle Street,
beds 2 receptions 2 bath 2

This Grade II listed Georgian property Barbican Cottage, formally two original 17th Century houses, is centrally located on Castle Hill, the original founding site of Cambridge. The site is some 600 metres north from Cambridge city centre, opposite Shire Hall. It is only a few minutes' walk from all the cultural, entertainment and shopping facilities Cambridge that has to offer, yet a world away from the tourists' hubbub. Ideally situated for those working at the Cambridge Science and Business Parks (3 miles to the east) or Addenbrookes Biomedical Campus (4 miles to the south).

For the commuter, Cambridge railway station has mainline services to London from around 48 minutes. Easy access to the M11 south towards Stansted Airport and London and the A14, A1, M1 and M6 to the north.


The property has been developed into the attic (which is accessed via a fixed open tread ladder style staircase) and offers two additional useful rooms,making the most of its living and storage space. There are 2 bedrooms, bathroom and a shower room on the first floor and two reception rooms and a rustic kitchen ( which would accommodate a small breakfast table) on the ground floor with access to the small decked seating area

Outside, there is a small south/westerly facing decked garden area providing - sufficient space for eating alfresco. It can also provide off-street parking for one vehicle, apart from the resident's permit parking scheme which operates in this area.


Front door to

DINING ROOM 11' 10" x 10' 0" (3.61m x 3.05m) with large secondary glazed window to front, painted timber staircase to first floor, radiator, doorway to sitting room.

SITTING ROOM 20' 4" x 10' 4" (6.2m x 3.15m) 9'6 to chimney breast with secondary glazed window to front, two radiators, brick chimney breast fireplace with shelved recess to one side, window to rear and glazed door to small decked patio area, strip timber wood flooring.

KITCHEN 13' 3" x 11' 1" (4.04m x 3.38m) with window to rear, glazed door to side, rustic kitchen with a range of fitted wall and base units, butler sink unit, gas meter, space for gas cooker with shelving over, quarry tiled flooring, space and plumbing for washing machine, scope to accommodate a small breakfast table.


LANDING with double doors to deep airing cupboard with slatted wood shelving, built in wardrobe cupboard with shelf and hanging rail, doorway with open tread fixed staircase to second floor (see later), double doors to

LANDING LOBBY AREA with steps down to bedroom and door to shower room, further built in wardrobe cupboard with hanging rail and shelving.

BEDROOM 1 11' 11" x 9' 8" (3.63m x 2.95m) with window to front, radiator.

BEDROOM 2 12' 2" x 6' 10" (3.71m x 2.08m) recess of 6'5 x 3'8 with secondary glazed window to front, radiator, recessed area (originally a built in cupboard).

BATHROOM 10' 11" x 4' 11" (3.33m x 1.5m) with panelled bath with glass shower screen, mixer taps and shower attachment, part tiled surround, wc, wash handbasin with tiled splashbacks and tiled window recess, radiator, inset mirror to one wall, shaver point.

SHOWER ROOM with window to rear, corner shower cubicle with chrome shower unit, fully tiled walls, wash handbasin, wc, radiator, wall mounted Vaillant gas combination boiler (installed 30/11/2017).


LOFT ROOM 1 10' 5" x 7' 6" (3.18m x 2.29m) with secondary glazed dormer window to front, radiator, slightly restricted head room.

LOFT ROOM 2 10' 7" x 7' 6" (3.23m x 2.29m) with secondary glazed dormer window to front, slightly restricted head room and ceiling height of 5'8.

AGENTS NOTE Both loft rooms have slightly restricted head height and the measurements given are measured at 1.5m height from the floor.

OUTSIDE Small but attractive garden area with timber decking and trellis. Off street parking for one vehicle. In the lower left there is a wall and three parking spaces on the left above it - the middle one is owned by 59 as indicated -see plan.

SERVICES All mains services.

TENURE The property is Freehold


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