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4 bed semi-detached house for sale


Town Street, Newton, Cambridge CB22

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Property features

  • Former Victorian School
  • Accommodation In Excess Of 2,000 Sq Ft
  • Oil Fired Central Heating
  • Double Glazed Throughout
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Potential For Expansion
  • Generous Garden
  • Off Street Parking

Property description

A most attractive former Victorian school constructed circa 1850, attached in part to the former school house. The property has been converted and renovated to produce an exceptional four bedroom family home of accommodation in excess of 2,000 sq ft. The house is situated within the picturesque village of Newton and within walking distance of local facilities and allowing good commuting routes to the A10 and A505. The house benefits from oil fired central heating and recently fitted double glazed windows throughout. The property comprises porch, sitting room, finely fitted kitchen dining room, utility room, conservatory, four generous bedrooms, including master suite with dressing area/study and en-suite bathroom, first floor landing and further potential for expansion. The house occupies a generous garden with maturing trees and grounds to give seclusion and off street parking.


Newton is located within a highly sought after south Cambridgeshire village location which is situated just 5 miles from the university of Cambridge and for the commuter it is located just 2 miles for access onto the M11 motorway. There are also mainline stations nearby in Whittlesford (London Liverpool Street) and Foxton (London Kings Cross) and also for a more regular service to Cambridge, Royston and the north.


Timber front door with gothic arch leading to porch.


With high level glazed window, black and red quarry tiled flooring and radiator.

Sitting Room (6.05m x 3.96m (19'10" x 13'0"))

Featuring an open fire place fitted with multi-fuel burner with stone surround and hearth, recess storage cupboard and shelving with display lighting, exposed ceiling beams, double glazed window to front elevation, television point, radiator and double doors leading to kitchen dining room.

Kitchen/Dining Room (6.40m x 4.22m (21'0" x 13'10"))

Re-fitted three years ago to comprise a ceramic sink unit with mixer taps and cupboards below and additional range of wall and base units, gas point, dishwasher, extractor fan, fridge/freezer, wine cooler, timber work top surfaces, oak flooring, radiator and french doors to conservatory.

Utility (2.62m x 2.51m (8'7" x 8'3"))

With cupboard housing oil fired boiler serving domestic hot water and central heating system, additional storage cupboards, plumbing for washing machine and door to rear garden.

Conservatory (4.27m x 2.59m (14'0" x 8'6"))

With sliding patio door to garden, tiled floors and radiator.

Inner Hall

With stairs to first floor.

Bedroom Two (4.27m x 3.43m (14'0" x 11'3"))

With double glazed window to front and rear elevation and radiator.

Bedroom Three (3.96m x 2.97m (13'0" x 9'9"))

With double glazed window to front elevation, storage cupboard and radiator.

Bedroom Four (3.20m x 2.74m (10'6" x 9'0"))

With double glazed window to rear elevation and radiator.


Four piece white suite comprising paneled bath with shower head, hand wash basin with cupboards below, low level WC, shower cubicle, tiled surrounds, window to rear elevation and towel rail.

First Floor Landing/Study Area (3.05m x 2.95m (10'0" x 9'8"))

With velux windows and radiator with door leading to attic space.

Attic Space (6.40m x 2.44m (21'0" x 8'0"))

With electric light and boarding allowing to further extension (subject to planning consent.)

Master Suite (4.88m x 2.79m (16'0" x 9'2"))

With storage cupboard and velux windows.

En-Suite Bathroom (2.44m x 2.44m (8'0" x 8'0"))

With stand alone bath, hand wash basin, low level WC, velux windows and towel rail.


To the front of the property is an established garden behind railings and are parking spaces for a number of vehicles, side pedestrian access to rear. To the rear of the property is an attractive south-west garden with a terrace and bbq area surrounded by timber panel fencing and is approx 55'0" x 55'0".

Additional Information

Tenure - Freehold
agents note - The property benefits from planning consent ref: S/0052/16/fl which has been granted to extend to the rear of the property single story.

Postcode - CB22 7PE
council tax
- Band F, £2,307.56

Services - Mains, water, electricity and drainage connected with oil fired central heating.
Fixtures & fittings - Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars all fixtures and fittings are expressly excluded from the sale

Viewings - Strictly through the vendors selling agents

Property info

Floorplan(s): Old School, Newton.Jpg

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Market activity
Average price paid £504,088 Sales 331 Current average value £530,040 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £30,000 ▲ 6.00%

Property value data/graphs for CB22

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £722,626 £420 4.0 £734,751
Semi-detached £400,108 £387 3.2 £389,056
Terraced £315,082 £359 2.7 £290,587
Flats £240,214 £404 1.8 £241,367

Current asking prices in CB22

Average: £530,646
Avg. current asking prices in CB22
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £332,692
Flats - £307,000
- -
All - £325,556

Current asking rents in CB22

Average: £1,304 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CB22
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £750 pcm
£964 pcm
£1,064 pcm
£1,821 pcm
Flats £823 pcm
£1,078 pcm
- - -
All £799 pcm
£1,006 pcm
£1,064 pcm
£1,821 pcm

Fun facts for CB22

Highest value in CB22
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Woodlands Road £2,290,934
Mingle Lane £1,797,205
Coppice Avenue £1,191,816
Church Street £1,133,686
High Street £1,096,734
Highest turnover in CB22
Highest turnover streets Turnover
South Terrace 56.2%
Peacocks 53.6%
North Terrace 41.7%
Ringstone 40.0%
The Limes 40.0%

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Nearby transport

  • Foxton (1.7 miles)
  • Shelford (Cambs) (2.6 miles)
  • Shepreth (2.8 miles)
  • London Stansted Airport (17.5 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (26.1 miles)
  • London City Airport (42.8 miles)
  • East India Pier (42.8 miles)
  • Canary Wharf Pier (43.0 miles)
  • North Greenwich Pier (43.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Harston and Newton Community Primary School (1.2 miles)
  • Thriplow CofE VA Primary School (1.5 miles)
  • Hauxton Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • UTC Cambridge (4.0 miles)
  • Long Road Sixth Form College (4.2 miles)
  • Hills Road Sixth Form College (4.8 miles)
  • Sawston Village College (2.9 miles)
  • Melbourn Village College (4.1 miles)
  • Focus School - Cambridge Campus (4.1 miles)
Note: Distances are straight line measurements

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Monthly running costs Beta

£2,517 Monthly total
Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 66,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 0.5
Your payment £2,122 /mo Find available rates

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Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

Home Insurance Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£222/yr) In partnership with uSwitch
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Home Insurance is based on the average price of a building and contents quote for a property in this area in the last 48 months.

Source: Autonet Insurance Ltd

Energy Gas £48 Electricity £55 Estimated energy cost £103/mo In partnership with uSwitch
Energy costs explained

The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 18200 kWh/year
Electricity: 4700 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority

South Cambridgeshire

Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £230 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.

Water Supply £15 Sewerage £29 Estimated water cost £44 /mo
Water costs explained

Water consumption is based on average water usage for the predicted occupancy of the property based on the number of bedrooms.

Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

Note: If you have 2 separate suppliers for water and sewage, you may receive 2 separate bills.

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