The Property comprises two elements: a former detached two storey dwelling that has been converted into office accommodation ('The Red House') and a single storey warehouse to the rear, situated on a self-contained site with yard / car parking space. The building is a local landmark of historical significance and originally the family home of Chivers jam, whose products are still locally produced and shipped around the world.
The front part of the site is occupied by The Red House which is an attractive building of solid brick construction under a pitched tiled roof and with two large bay windows to the front elevation. The windows have recently been replaced with solid hardwood, double glazed windows. There is a kitchen area and WC. Character features have been retained including high ceilings of approximately 3 metres to both ground and first floor.
To the rear of The Red House there is a garden area and a warehouse which has solid brick elevations under a corrugated roof covering. This is adjoined to The Red House and comprises office / ancillary accommodation, a boiler room, kitchen, stores and WCs.
Substantial Period Office Building
Excellent Local Transport Links
Site Area 0.44 acres / 0.18 hectares
Opposite The Entrance To Vision Park
Ideal For Owner Occupation
Use Class E (commercial, business and service) and Use Class B8 (storage or distribution). Alternative uses may be appropriate subject to planning.
The Property is located in the village of Histon which lies approximately 3 miles north of Cambridge city centre. Histon is connected to its neighbouring village of Impington and provides range of local facilities. The Property is situated in an established commercial location opposite Vision Park, an office development with occupiers including Santander, Regus and AX Intelligence.
The Property benefits from good transport links, situated 0.2 miles north of the Guided Busway which provides a fast and frequent service to Cambridge North railway station (6 minutes) and Cambridge city centre (16 minutes) as well as St Ives and Huntingdon. Cambridge North railway station, approximately 3.5 miles south east of the Property, provides a direct service to London Kings Cross. There is also a bus stop immediately to the front of the Property on Station Road, providing services to Cottenham in the north and to Cambridge in the south.