8 bedroom detached house for sale

Hill Street, Wisbech, PE13

Guide Price £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A fine example of Georgian splendour
  • Set in the heart of this busy market town
  • Possible business opportunities subject to relevant PP
  • Offering a wealth of character and charm
  • Accommodation set out over three floors
  • Five large receptions rooms
  • Two bathrooms that could be divided
  • Eight double bedrooms, large landing
  • Outside courtyard and garden
  • Ample off road parking to the front

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of everyday family life, yet set in the heart of this thriving and increasingly popular town is 17 Hill Street. For those seeking a property with well-proportioned rooms and the flexibility to accommodate a modern family and the changing needs of growing children, then 17 Hill Street ticks plenty of boxes. Wisbech is often referred to as the Capital of the Fens as is renowned for its elegant Georgian architecture.

A quiet street in this busy market town, gives the real feel of city living as all the amenities are within walking distance. Waking up on a lazy Sunday morning and wandering into town gives you a choice of venues to enjoy a relaxing breakfast or morning coffee.

This is a fine example of Georgian splendour and offers a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial Grade II residence which also offers possible business opportunities as part of the property has previously been run as a very successful restaurant. Sweeping into the large gravel driveway the house is imposing but not daunting. It stands tall and proud and has a wealth of history and the large front door gives very little indication as to what lies beyond. You must step inside to fully appreciate the size of the accommodation on offer, which is set out over three floors.

Various work has been carried out over the years and the house retains a wealth of character and charm, from the high ornate ceilings to the large casement windows which flood the house with natural light.

Having been used as a home and operated as a business at the same time, the layout is complex and intriguing and gives a potential buyer a fantastic opportunity to make their own mark on the property and subject to the relevant planning make alterations to improve this amazing property further.


The ENTRANCE HALL has double doors which lead into the large welcoming
RECEPTION HALL with French doors to reception room, door to dining room, half glazed door to a MAIN HALL being of excellent size, doors to storage cupboards access to an Inner Hallway and a delightful dog leg staircase rises to the first floor.

In more detail the complex accommodation comprises a DRY CELLAR which is an ideal storage area, the KITCHEN with laminated wooden floor covering, storage cupboard, double aspect glazed aspect to rear of the property, fitted kitchen, space for cooker, wall mounted gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water, radiator and plumbing for dishwasher, the DINING ROOM with two shuttered sash windows to the front of the property with decorative casement surrounds, ornate original ceiling, former fireplace and radiator, the SITTING ROOM with recessed fireplace, two shuttered sash windows to front with decorative casement surrounds, panelled ceiling timbers, original ornate door to Inner Hall giving access to the WC and former access to Main Hall, the FAMILY ROOM (former Ballroom), recently used as a seating and relaxing area of the former restaurant, radiators, door to side entrance, large former arch to the Restaurant/Dining Area.

RESTAURANT ENTRANCE, there is access via the side of the property, also with access to the seating area. WC's for the restaurant and staircase to loft room

The RESTAURANT/DINING AREA is a substantial space naturally lit by large sealed unit glass lantern light in the ceiling, three double doors at the side of property, two doors to rear entrance and kitchen area, radiators. Large former opening to bar area

BAR AREA additional seating and bar area for the former restaurant, exposed brick wall and ceiling timbers, access to side entrance, access to Rear Entrance

REAR ENTRANCE double glazed doors to rear of the property with matching side windows, additional window to side aspect, in and out doors for restaurant. Opening to restaurant kitchen

RESTAURANT KITCHEN quarry tiled floor, tiled walls, currently equipped with fully fitted catering kitchen equipment all available by separate negotiation. Door to kitchen store

KITCHEN STORE currently used as a storage room and refrigeration room for the restaurant kitchen. External door for deliveries, window, wall mounted Worcester Bosch gas fired boiler for central heating and hot water to the restaurant area. Formed opening to wash room

WASH ROOM Water points, stainless steel sink unit with window to side


FIRST FLOOR LOFT ROOM at floor level part restricted ceiling height, WC

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Original staircase rises to the first floor landing with sash venetian window overlooking the rear of the property. The original staircase continues to the second floor galleried landing

SITTING ROOM/BEDROOM ONE two original sash windows to front of the property, storage cupboard, radiator, tv and satellite points, door to bathroom

BEDROOM TWO two shuttered sash windows to front of the property, laminated wooden floor covering, former fireplace

BEDROOM THREE sash window to rear, two fitted wardrobes

BEDROOM FOUR sash window to front of the property, laminated wooden floor covering, radiator

BATHROOM slate effect floor covering, bath, washbasin, WC

SECOND FLOOR :

GALLERIED LANDING with Inner Landing off

BEDROOM FIVE former fireplace, radiator

BEDROOM SIX maximum, two windows to front of the property, radiator, laminated wooden floor covering. Connecting door to bedroom seven

BEDROOM SEVEN laminated wooden floor covering, window to front elevation

BEDROOM EIGHT & NINE window to rear, radiator

BATHROOM slate effect floor covering, steps down to bathroom area with fitted bath, WC, washbasin, tiled surround, sash window to rear, fitted storage cupboard

OUTSIDE

The property is approached from Hill Street with wrought iron railings forming the front and side boundary. Mature tree and border with the remaining garden laid to gravel forming a large private parking area. Side entrance passage leading along the edge of the building passing the side entrance to the building and the delivery door to the restaurant through to the rear garden which is laid to lawn, patio area, vegetable plot. All having walled and fenced boundaries. Double entrance gates leading onto the Horsefair near to the car park and bus station

TENURE
Freehold with vacant possession

SERVICES
Gas central heating
Mains Water and Drainage

Train Stations March 7.9 miles
Watlington 9.4 miles
Downham Market 9.6 miles

Primary Schools
The Nene Infant School 0.5 miles
Peckover Primary School 0.5 miles
Ramnoth Junior School 0.5 miles

Secondary School
Thomas Clarkson Academy 0.9 miles
Marshland High School 2.4 miles
St Clement's High School 8.8 miles
Council
Fenland District Council

FURTHER DETAILAND VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS If you require further details or wish to view the property or have any other property related questions, please feel free to contact Gavin Human, Regional Director. Telephone or Text to 07809 339329 during or after office hours. Email gavin.human@fineandcountry.com

THINKING OF SELLING. If you are thinking of selling and have yet to put your house on the market, we would welcome the opportunity to offer you a free, without obligation valuation. With over 25years of estate agency experience Gavin Human has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with you, ensuring you receive accurate advice on pricing and how best to market your home to the widest possible audience. 

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  • March (7.9 mi)
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