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2 bed flat for sale

£350,000 Guide price

Dakins House, Beech Drive, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2

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Property features

  • Shops and amenities nearby
  • Fitted Kitchen
  • Un-Furnished
  • Double glazing
  • Close to public transport

Property description

Welcome to Dakins House, a charming residential property located in the heart of Cambridge. This exquisite 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom and 1-master en-suite apartment is now available for sale at a guide price of £350,000.

Nestled in a prime location, this property boasts a range of amenities and features that make it an ideal investment opportunity. Situated in a vibrant neighbourhood, this apartment offers convenience with shops and amenities nearby, making daily errands a breeze.

The fitted kitchen and double glazing add a touch of modernity to the space, while the unfurnished layout allows for personalization to suit your lifestyle. Additionally, its proximity to public transport makes commuting effortless, providing easy access to the surrounding areas. Dakins House is strategically positioned near the bus stop on Mill Road (0.2km), offering seamless connectivity. The three closest railway/underground stations include Cambridge Railway Station (1.5km), Cambridge North Railway Station (2.3km), and Shelford Railway Station (4.7km). Youll find Tesco Express (0.45km) and Sainsburys Superstore (0.8km) within walking distance, ensuring that grocery shopping is convenient.

Families will appreciate the proximity to top educational institutions, including St. Andrews CofE Primary School (0.8km), The Spinney Primary School (1.2km), and Queen Edith Primary School (1.5km). For secondary education, Coleridge Community College (1.2km), Parkside Community College (1.6km), and Netherhall School (2.1km) are within easy reach. Furthermore, Cambridge University (2.5km) and Anglia Ruskin University (1.8km) provide excellent higher education options.

In addition to its exceptional location, this property is surrounded by an array of amenities, including healthcare facilities, restaurants, shopping centres, recreational areas, and entertainment venues. With its close proximity to Addenbrookes Hospital (1.3km), a variety of dining options, parks, and leisure facilities, Dakins House offers a convenient and fulfilling lifestyle.

Dont miss the chance to own this exceptional property in a sought-after area, where the best of Cambridge is at your doorstep. Whether youre a first-time buyer, investor, or looking for a new place to call home, Dakins House presents an unparalleled opportunity to embrace a vibrant and prosperous lifestyle.

Storage Cupboard (Left Of Entrance Door) (1.201m x 0.807m)

Ideally located to the left of the entrance to this stunning apartment is a functional cupboard space, perfect for storing and/or utilising as a cloakroom.

Master / Bedroom 1 (3.806m x 4.903m)

A beautiful master bedroom with 2 fantastic built-in wardrobes, with a vibrant and natural abundance of light from the large window aspects of the room. Large enough for an additional vanity and/or desk space without crowding your bedroom.

Master / Bedroom 1 En-Suite (1.776m x 2.085m)

Not only does this bedroom offer two built-in wardrobes, a large floor space and plenty of natural light. It also boasts a stunning en-suite resulting in a 2 bedroom apartment offering 2 separate bathrooms and individual privacy fitted with a shower, toilet and sink.

Bedroom 2 (2.170m x 3.794m)

A nicely sized and homely space for your second bedroom, with direct views at the end of the bedroom via window aspects, offering both great day and evening views and the opportunity to wake up to the natural sunlight.

Family Bathroom (2.257m x 2.047m)

The family bathroom is opposite bedroom 2 making it easily accessible boasting a modern-designed bathroom/shower, toilet and sink/vanity space.

Open Kitchen / Lounge (3.89m x 7.238m)

The unique, modern and stylish open-planned kitchen/lounge is an impressive and spectacular place to relax and spend time with friends and family. With direct sunlight from great window spaces in the kitchen and separately to the lounge, accompanied by the balcony there is plenty of sunlight to enjoy!

Balcony (2.972m x 1.429m)

A balcony that boasts an easy-to-access and private space due to the apartment level. This is great for some well-needed fresh air but in the privacy of your own home and could easily be furnished with seating to spend an evening on the balcony at home.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floorplan 1

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Property value data/graphs for CB2

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £974,107 £518 4.5 £1,237,810
Semi-detached £797,974 £431 3.5 £729,928
Terraced £840,329 £446 3.4 £633,690
Flats £453,086 £475 1.9 £351,227

Current asking prices in CB2

Average: £786,493
Avg. current asking prices in CB2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £602,500
Flats £298,750
- -
All £298,750

Current asking rents in CB2

Average: £2,602 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in CB2
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £859 pcm
£2,299 pcm
£2,462 pcm
£3,310 pcm
£3,525 pcm
Flats £2,206 pcm
£2,668 pcm
£4,498 pcm
- -
All £1,926 pcm
£2,625 pcm
£2,870 pcm
£3,310 pcm
£3,525 pcm

Fun facts for CB2

Highest value in CB2
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Chaucer Road £4,193,372
Barrow Road £2,456,639
Bentley Road £2,222,658
Brookside £1,727,830
Luard Road £1,670,211
Highest turnover in CB2
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Forty Acre Road 47.1%
Trumpington Place 46.2%
Corn Lane 30.0%
Austin Drive 29.1%
Harvest Road 27.5%
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Monthly running costs Beta

£1,590 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 35,000
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 2.0
Your payment £1,335 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Home Insurance

Contents value up to £75,000 Average insurance cost £18/mo (£221/yr)
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Home insurance costs explained

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


Gas £21 Electricity £38 Estimated energy cost £59/mo

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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: 8200 kWh/year
Electricity: 2600 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

Local authority


Estimated tax band C Council tax cost £145 /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.


Supply £11 Sewerage £22 Estimated water cost £33 /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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