Step into the 1960s in this time capsule home for sale: Four-bedroom throwback Cambridge house on the market for £600,000
- The 1960s house is for sale for £600,000, but you may need a renovation budget
- Interior features include a hatch leading from the kitchen to the dining room
Cross over the threshold of this four-bedroom Cambridge house and be prepared to feel as though you are stepping back in time.
The 1960s property in Cambridge is up for grabs for £600,000, but whoever buys it will need a further budget for some renovations.
Some may choose to completely overhaul it and bring the décor into the modern era, but a fan of 1960s-style could simply modernise some elements and keep its time capsule features.
The property retains much of it original interior, with some particularly dated or stylish features, depending on your outlook.
What appears to have been a well-loved and cared for home includes a potentially original kitchen and a classic sixties staircase.
This four-bedroom detached family home in Cambridge is on the market for £600,000
The interior has a hatch that leads from the separate kitchen into the contained dining room
The interior includes green patterned carpets in the dining room with a hatch leading through to the kitchen.
Theseemingly original cabinets are two-tone, with blue drawers at the top and green cupboards directly underneath.
There are matching tile floors in blue and green, while on the walls there is a contrasting patterned wallpaper.
The main living room has patterned orange curtains and a large brick fireplace surround.
The kitchen has based cabinets with blue drawers at the top and green cupboards underneath
The main living room has patterned orange curtains and a large brick fireplace surround
The ‘floating’ wooden staircase in the hallway leads to the two bedrooms on the first floor
There are two bedrooms on the ground floor and a ‘floating’ wooden staircase leads to two bedrooms on the first floor.
There is more floor to ceiling patterned wallpaper in the bathroom and bedrooms, with blue featuring in curtains, on the walls and in the carpets.
Outside there is an overgrown garden that could be transformed into a large space for a family.
Keeping busy: The kitchen has blue and green floor tile and a contrasting patterned wallpaper
The blue hallway also features wood throughout, including the door, stairs and flooring
The sale of the property is being handled by Haart estate agents, which described the house as ‘an incredible opportunity’.
It said: ‘This spacious house features generous room sizes and a well-designed layout that provides ample space for comfortable living. With your personal touch and refurbishment ideas, you can bring this interior up to modern standards.’
The sale of the property is being handled by Haart estate agents, which described the house as ‘an incredible opportunity’
The renovation project features generous room sizes and a well-designed layout
There is a small conservatory on the side of the property which is part brick and concrete
There are four bedrooms, including this one with a blue carpet and blue wallpaper sections on the walls
The family bathroom has a grey suite and tiles along with floor to ceiling patterned wallpaper
There is more floor to ceiling patterned wallpaper in the bedrooms, where blue features in the curtains and wallpaper
Outside there is an overgrown garden that could be transformed into a large space for a family
The property has access to public transport with Cambridge station just shy of two miles away.
Nearby schools include Bewick Bridge Community Primary School and Cherry Hinton Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School.
The average price of a property sold in Cambridge during the past year is £638,052, according to Zoopla.
It is almost double the £354,865 price of a property sold in Britain during the past year.