1 Earl Street is a handsome townhouse constructed around 1850 of Cambridge brick with shuttered sash windows beneath a slate roof. The property extends to 1,712 sq ft of beautiful, flexible accommodation laid out principally over 4 floors. Of particular note is the ground floor drawing room which has a marble fireplace with ornate cast iron grate and wide arch connecting to the library which has floor to ceiling wall to wall book shelving. The kitchen is at lower level and well fitted with a comprehensive range of floor and wall mounted cabinetry and an integrated Stoves double oven and gas hob. A wide small pane sash window looks out into a lower level fern terrace.
There are 4 bedrooms, all of which have stripped pine floorboards. The master is dual aspect with super views over Christ's Pieces and has a wide marble fireplace and tall ceilings with moulded ceiling cornicing and picture rails. The bedroom behind has a glazed door which leads to an enclosed balcony with slate tiled floor and wrought iron railings and overlooks the garden below. At the upper floor are 2 further bedrooms, the larger double has an original fireplace and recessed book shelving and looks out to the front.
The property, which retains many fine features including panelled doors, small pane sash windows, cornicing, an elegant staircase with stripped handrail and treads with painted risers, is well presented and can be seen in greater detail on the attached floor plans.
The rear courtyard which is walled and has been designed with low maintenance in mind, is mostly paved and provides an ideal space for entertaining. There are mature shrubs within and an attractive arched gate leading to Earl Street. To the rear, accessed via the garden from Earl Street is a single garage. There is also a resident's parking permit scheme in operation and annual permits are available to buy from Cambridge City Council.View payable Stamp Duty for this property