Reads Street, Stretham, Ely

  • Detached four bedroom village home
  • Pleasant quiet location
  • Superb, free-flowing living space
  • Stunning, contemporary kitchen/diner
  • Good-size gardens
  • No onward chain
  • Easy access to train station and schooling
  • Convenient position
  • Good local amenities

Large reception room, superb kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, ground floor shower room, 3 double bedrooms, family bedroom, bedroom 4/study/playroom, garden room, garden with decked terraces, EPC rating C

The property

23a Read's Street is the ideal village family home offering versatile and spacious accommodation of over 1640sqft laid out over two floors. Occupying a large plot in a very pleasant location, this detached modern property is extremely well presented with free-flowing ground floor living space balanced by flexible first floor bedrooms with bathrooms on both floors. The reception room, with attractive bay window to the front and French windows to the rear is impressive in size, as is the superb contemporary kitchen/diner. This room is stunning in appearance and décor with an excellent range of units, fitted appliances and granite worksurfaces. It opens through to a useful rear lobby and utility as well as the ground floor shower room. From the rear lobby stairs rise up to the fourth bedroom, ideal for a teenager, which could also be used as a home office/studio or a playroom. The three double bedrooms all have fitted wardrobes and are served by a bathroom with double ended bath with shower over, wash basin set into vanity unit and a low level WC.


The property is set nicely back from the road with a gravelled garden running up to the front of the house. There is possibility for off-road parking for one car with a small fenced off area leading to the front door. The rear gardens are large and secluded and are designed with low maintenance in mind with plenty of space for landscaped and container planting as well as extensive paved and decked areas, ideal for outdoor dining etc. There is a garden shed for storage of garden equipment, furniture etc. There is a covered paved area immediately to the back of house, accessed from the sitting room and rear lobby offering sheltered al-fresco entertaining space.


Stretham is an attractive and well-served village conveniently located between Cambridge (11miles) and Ely (4 miles). There are very good local amenities including a village shop, a public house, a primary school and a parish church. There are more varied and extensive facilities in the cathedral city of Ely, including Tesco and Waitrose superstores, a variety of shops, cafes and restaurants, schooling for all ages and a railway station to Cambridge and London. There is also a railway station in nearby Waterbeach. The areas offers excellent outdoor activities including water sports, boating, walking and cycling. The A14 which leads to the A11 and M11 is only a short drive away as well as access to the Science and Business Parks on the north edges of Cambridge.