Hildersham, Cambridge CB21

Hildersham, Cambridge CB21

4 Bedroom | Freehold | 3 Baths | Outbuildings | Secondary Accomodation | Character Property | Holiday Complex

Offers over £400,000
Whittlesford Parkway 3.9 miles
Great Chesterford 4.6 miles
Linton Road 0.8 miles

Lifestyle/commercial opportunity comprising a country restaurant and cafe, toilets, kitchen, conservatory, three bedrooms, bathroom, detached annexe/cottage with living/dining/kitchen, bedroom and bathroom, outdoor entertaining area, 'farmshop'. Parking.

A unique ‘lifestyle’ opportunity in a picturesque south Cambridgeshire village comprising a charming detached country pub/restaurant and cafe with living accommodation and additional revenue potential including boutique B ‘n’ B, coffee shop, farm shop and garden bar.

Please note that the existing planning classification for this property is A3 (Restaurant and cafe).

Change of use was granted in 2018 South Cambs District Council Reference: S/4062/17/FL Interested parties are advised to consider the full information:

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NB Strictly no pure/single residential use enquiries please. First and formost this is a commercial establishment (originally a public house with ancillary residential accommodation) and now principally a restaurant and cafe with additional revenue generating opportunities. The sellers will not consider offers that are subject to a change of use planning consent. The property would not be deemed as suitable security for a residential mortgage.

- Cambridge – 9 miles (approx.)
- Whittlesford Parkway Station – 4 miles (approx.)
- Babraham Research Campus – 3 miles (approx.)

• Oil fired central heating.
• Character features.
• Delightful location in pretty village.
• Convenient access to Cambridge, Saffron Walden, Haverhill and All/M11.
• Viewing recommended.

Ideally situated for the world famous university city as well as a whole host of local attractions including Audley End, Grantchester, Duxford IWM, Newmarket racing and Wimpole Hall National Trust, this charming property represents a perfect live/work opportunity with considerable scope to run a highly profitable business.

The property consists of the original public house offering front bar and restaurant, kitchen, conservatory, WC’s and a first floor of three bedrooms and a bathroom. Spacious loft with further scope.

There is also a separate studio (which has previously been a very successful Airbnb), garden area with seating, farm shop and parking.

Please note that the property is currently the subject of a tenancy. Some of the fixtures and fittings are owned by the tenant and therefore excluded from the sale although certain items may be available by separate negotiation. The tenant may also be willing to sell their existing business including branding and goodwill.

Full information available upon request.

Hildersham is situated off the A1307 Cambridge to Haverhill road. The population is approximately 200 and it neighbours the larger settlements of Linton, Abington and Balsham.

Famous for its breathtaking display of daffodils in the spring, its beautiful meadows, and the river Granta, which flows through the centre of the village on its way to Cambridge. It is a very active close-knit community centred on the village hall, and the 12th century church of Holy Trinity, which features one of the finest Victorian Clayton and Bell stained glass and painted chancels in the country.

It also has no fewer than three SSIs (Sites of Special Scientific Interest): Hildersham Wood, on the Cambridgeshire/Essex county boundary; Alder Carr, a wet spring-fed woodland area in the centre of the village; and Furze Hill, an esker ridge near one of the other village boundaries and the Roman Road running to the north of the village.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Secondary Accomodation Character Property Holiday Complex Garden Patio Conservatory
Locality
Village
Tenure
Freehold
Total Sq Ft
2,002 (186 Sq M) approx.
Carter Jonas reference
CAM200190
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