Sunny home surrounded by garden home swap
Sunny home surrounded by garden 2 miles from Cambridge city centre. Built in 1960 but updated with insulation and double glazing. House is on corner plot in village on city boundary.
Through lounge diner can be separated by shutters. Dining room overlooks patio area with outdoor furniture.
Main bedroom has large en suite bathroom and shower. There is a small main bathroom with over bath shower and a separate shower and wash basin in 2nd bedroom which has sliding twin beds. The third upstairs bedroom is a single and there is a study with airing cupboard. Fourth bedroom is on ground floor adjacent to cloakroom.
Kitchen with integrated fan oven and gas hob, dishwasher and washing machine was updated last year.
Recently completed extension with self contained en suite twin, kitchenette and ensuite with access to garden available for rent.
About the location
Although on the edge of the city Girton retains its village feel and still holds a village Feast Week in July when the residents organise events including concerts and an all day fun event. We are at the city end of the village which means quick access to buses. (10 mins to centre) for colleges,museums (inc Fitzwilliam)Theatres and West Rd concert hall.
In village centre there is a recreation ground with tennis courts, children`s
play area golf course and equestrian centre. See www.girton-cambs.org.uk
Indoor/outdoor swimming pools in city.
Summer Shakespeare festival. Ely Cathedral 20 mins. Rail and coach transport links to London/Oxford(1hr)/Norwich. Suffolk/Norfolk coast 1 hr by car. Information on the area:
In addition to the usual tourist activities, there are always concerts, ( www.westroad.org ) lectures and special events ( www.cam.ac.uk/whatson/ ). In school holidays there are children`s activities and workshops in the museums. Every Wednesday evening in clear weather the public can use the telescopes at the observatory:http://www.ast.cam.ac.uk/public/0607_public_observing.html
Type of home swap
- Home Exchange
- Non Simultaneous Exchange
- Open to Offers
- Rental Offered
Conditions of home exchange
- Non smokers only
- Pets welcome
- No small children
- Garage / Parking
- Washer / Drier
- Car exchange offered
- Use of bike
- Shopping facilities
- Local restaurants
- Good public transport
- Car not required
Closest airport: Stansted
Nearest city: Cambridge
Property type: House
Location type: City