Mill Road, Cambridge Available Immediately

We have a spacious four bedroom property in a brilliant location in Cambridge – located in the  Mill Road area. Whether you want a charity shop bargain, a delicious meal or to grab a pint in a great local pub, Mill Road offers something for everyone. Plus, you’re just a 15 minute walk from the train station and 15 minutes by bus to the city centre. 

We’re offering £100 off your first monthly payment to help you decorate your new space and make it your own. 

What’s available? A bright and airy double room in a 4-bed property (sharing with existing guardians)

Monthly cost: £400pcm for a double room (including council tax and utilities)

Location: Cambridge, CB1

Transport links: Cambridge train station, 15 minutes’ walk

We currently have a spacious double room available in a 4-bed property. You will have access to two large communal spaces, kitchen and three bathrooms to share with your three existing guardian housemates. Living here, you’ll also benefit from a private garden at the back and free parking on site. We’re offering £100 off your first monthly payment to help you decorate your new space and make it your own. 

Top features

  • Close to a wide array of independent shops and cafes on Mill Road
  • Private garden at the back of the property to share with your three housemates 
  • 15 minutes’ walk to the train station
  • 15 minutes’ bus journey to the city centre
  • London King’s Cross is 50 minutes by train

The property

Spaces: Rooms in this 4-bed property are bright and airy, and you will share two communal living spaces, three bathrooms, a kitchen and large garden with your fellow housemates. 

Features and facilities: All communal spaces are fully furnished and equipped with cooking facilities including a fridge, freezer, oven and kitchen accessories. The living room is welcoming and cosy, with two sofas, a coffee table, lamps and plants. There are also large windows providing some peaceful views out across the garden. 

Outdoor space: There is a large garden at the back of the property, with plenty of trees, flowers and a storage shed, perfect for enjoying your own slice of green in the city. This outdoor space is perfect for coming together with friends and housemates to enjoy a meal together or a soak in the sun. 

Parking: There is private parking on site.

Local shops and services

Mill Road provides no shortage of shops and eateries to make the most of. You’ll also find a surgery, health centre, dentist, post office, Tesco Express, Sainsbury’s, Co-op and Hilary’s independent greengrocers, Cambridge Mill Road butchers and a laundrette close by.

Along Mill Road, you can also discover a barbers and hairdressing salon, Bea’s Beauty Retreat, Romsey Mill charity shop, a Korean food shop, a chinese supermarket, Parkside Pools and Gym, Cambridge Mosque and St Barnabas Church. 

Top food and drink picks are Scott’s All Day for bottomless brunch and sourdough pizza, Bravo Patisserie and Cafe, Urban Larder for locally sourced bites and Cafe Blue Sage. There’s also Liutaio Music Restaurant, The Royal Standard Pub, The Edge Cafe, The Garden Kitchen and Tu Casa Tapas to check out

Cambridge city centre has many high street shopping favourites. In the Grand Arcade shopping centre you’ll John Lewis, The Body Shop, Marks and Spencer and Zara. There’s also theThe Grafton shopping mall with a Primark, Poundland, H&M, Red Cross charity shop selling furniture and clothing items, Boots and Superdrug.

Arts and culture

Cambridge is steeped in history, culture and architecture. For art and museums, visit The Fitzwilliam Museum to discover antiquities from across the globe and changing exhibitions. Kettle’s Yard in the city centre is home to a unique collection of contemporary art, and the Polar Museum to discover amazing stories of polar expeditions, including an exhibition from Scott’s crew.

For music, dance and theatre, visit the Corn Exchange offering live music and comedy sets; The Junction for contemporary theatre, spoken word and creative learning nights; and the Mumford Theatre for home-grown works developed by students and the community. 

Parks and nature reserves

Cambridge has a vast array of outdoor spaces on offer and this leafy location of Mill Road places you close to plenty of green squares and parks. Within a five minute walk you can be at Romsey and Coleridge recreation grounds, or within 20 minutes  you’ll reach Parker’s Piece and the Botanic Gardens, home to over 8000 species of plants from all over the world. More than flora and fauna, the Botanic Gardens also offers access to evening concerts and painting and art classes.

The tranquility of Grantchester Meadows can be reached via a short walk from the city centre or a punt along the River Granta. You can also take some peaceful walks from Grantchester village, or wander down the river banks and bask in the beautiful views of the water meadows. 

The Backs twist through some of the riverside colleges on the River Cam, providing unrivalled views of the university and in spring, are covered in daffodils and crocuses. Top sights are Trinity College, King’s College with it’s chapel originating in the 15th century, and the famous Bridge of Sighs and the Mathematical Bridge. 

Lastly, Jesus Green offers up its open air lido between May and October each year, and is one of the last remaining original lidos in the UK, built in the 1920s. On Sundays during the summer months there’s a concert band, plus, there’s tennis courts available as well as a top BBQ spot amongst acres of green space.

Travel and transport

  • Cambridge train station: 15 minutes’ walk
  • London King’s Cross: 50 minutes via Cambridge train station
  • Bus links within 1 minute walking distance: 2 citi every 15 minutes into the city centre 
  • Cambridge Airport: 30 minutes by bus or 15 minutes’ drive
  • M11 and A14: 20 minutes’ drive

The property provides quick connections into central Cambridge. A minute walk from the property will take you to Romsey Terrace bus stop on Mill Road, where you can catch the 2 citi directly to the city centre and towards The Grafton shopping mall. If you prefer the cycle, it takes just 8 minutes by bike. 

Cambridge airport is also just 30 minutes’ away by bus, from where you can take domestic and international flights.

From Cambridge train station you can be at London King’s Cross in just 50 minutes, Stevenage train station in 45 minutes and Letchworth Garden City in only half an hour.

Popular Volunteering at this Location

Dot Dot Dot supports all of its guardians to volunteer at least 16 hours every month for good causes. Find out more about how volunteering and guardianship go together. Take a look at some of the volunteering opportunities in this area.
  • Arthur Rank Hospice Charity: there are lots of ways to get involved with supporting people in Cambridgeshire who live with life-limiting illnesses. There are opportunities to volunteer in the hospice, help fundraise or work in the charity shops - there’s one conveniently located on Mill Road.
  • Cambridge Convoy Refugee Action Group: this charity coordinates the logistics of sending donations and volunteers to help refugees in the Calais area. You can join a convoy to Calais, arrange donation drop offs or help organise a fundraiser - they are looking for a variety of skills so get in touch.

Fees & Costs

  • Monthly licence fee: £400pcm per room
  • Refundable security payment (equivalent of five weeks’ fees): £462
  • Fees include council tax and utilities
  • No hidden costs, service charges or admin fees

 

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