Former Railway Keeper's Cottage, Park Lane, Histon CB24

Former Railway Keeper's Cottage, Park Lane, Histon CB24

Freehold | Development Agreements | 0.14 acres (0.057 hectares)

Site extending to approximately 0.14 acres
Subject – To – Planning Agreement
For Sale by Private Treaty
Approximately 6 Miles from Cambridge City Centre
Convenient access to A14 and Histon and Impington Guided Busway Stop


The freehold interest is being offered for sale on a Subject To Planning agreement.


The site extends to approximately 0.14 acres, subject to survey, and is positioned on the western side of the village. It is located within the village envelope and does not form part of the greenbelt.

Access to the site will be taken from the north western side of the site, off Park Lane which corners the Guided Busway route.


The site is located in one of the most popular villages in Cambridgeshire and is situated approximately 6 miles from Cambridge City Centre. It provides convenient access to the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway, M11 and the much-improved A14, with access to a greater road network, which is due to complete by 2020.

The village also benefits from a number of shops and public houses, including a baker, butcher and Police Station. There too, is a hotel located in the neighbouring village of Impington. In addition to this, the village is home to both an Infant and Junior School.

Impington Village College, can be found in the adjacent village of Impington.

The local village of Girton has an 18 hole golf course. There is a well-established high tech business park at the far end of the village.


The site falls within South Cambridgeshire District Council Planning Authority. We are of the opinion the site is suitable for a bespoke single dwelling, subject to securing an appropriate planning agreement.

Carter Jonas have prepared a planning appraisal which can be found within the Drop Box.


The site is being offered by way of a Subject To Planning agreement and the following information will be required when submitting an offer.

• A sketch scheme;
• A contribution of £2500+VAT towards the owner’s surveyors fees for setting up the agreement, payable on exchange of contracts;
• An outline of your approach with the local planning authority;
• Confirmation of funding.


The freehold interest is being sold with vacant possession upon completion with appropriate rights.


A Dropbox for additional information has been created and access details are available from the agent.

The information includes:
• Planning Appraisal;
• Title Plan;
• Title Register;
• A bundle of historic planning documents;
• The Grant of a Deed of Modification of Restrictive Covenant/Option Agreement. The Deed of Modification of Restrictive Covenant confirms the erection of a single dwelling is permitted.


Should you require further information please contact either: Charles Harris on 01223 346 596 alternatively, you can email or Nick Muncey on 01223 326817 alternatively, you can email

We recommend a virtual viewing initially, but should you wish to arrange a physical viewing we will be following the Government Coronavirus guidance and would ask you to ensure social distancing is observed at all times to protect all of us. Viewings will be limited to a maximum of 15 minutes and only a maximum of 2 people from the same household are permitted to view. Please bring a face covering as you may not be able to enter the property without one.

For more information please go to the website under Guidance > Government Advice on Home Moving during the Cornavirus Covid-19 outbreak

Key Property Details
Village Immediate Land
Plot Range
1 to 5 Plots
New Build Subject to Planning Houses
Size of land
0.14 acres (0.057 hectares)
Carter Jonas reference
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