5 bedroom detached house for saleLynn Road, Wisbech, PE13
- EPC Rating C
- Five Bedroom Detached House
- Private Car Park
- Ample Potential for Development
- Spacious Accommodation
- Private Rear Garden
- Planning Granted For Change Of Use
- Georgian Architecture
- Long History
On the ground floor there is an open plan bar area that could be converted into very spacious reception rooms, there is original parquet flooring, A brick built fireplace, ceiling mounted fan, box sash windows to the front and side aspects, door to the main entrance and an archway to the dining area.
The Dining area has a box sash window to the side aspect, radiator, wood flooring, ornate wall lights and wood panelling to the walls.
The current kitchen area has a window to the side aspect, worktops with a rolled edge, cupboards at base level, storage shelving, inset sink and drainer and a commercial gas cooker.
There are two toilet blocks within the ground floor layout, they have plumbing and would be ideal for a conversion to a granny annexe, or an extra down stairs bathroom.
There are five bedrooms on the first floor, a family bathroom and a seperate w.c. All of the bedrooms are of a good size and would offer spacious accommodation once the property has been fully converted to a residential home.
To the side of the property is a good size car park that offers ample off road parking, there is an access gate that leads to the rear private garden
To the rear is a court yard area that is fully enclosed, it has a wooden storage shed and leads to the main garden.
The main garden section is fully enclosed and mainly laid to lawn, there is a patio seating area, fences to all sides of the boundary and an access gate to the private car park.
The property has a long history within the town and was named after Thomas Clarkson, a native of Wisbech, famous for his work against slavery.
The Clarkson Memorial was erected in his birthplace of Wisbech to commemorate his life and work. The Clarkson School, Wisbech is named after him, as is Thomas Clarkson Academy. A pub in Wisbech is named the Clarkson Arms and is opposite a tree-lined road named Clarkson Avenue in his honour.
In July 2010, the Church of England Synod added Clarkson to the list of people to be honoured in a "lesser festival" in the church calendar of saints; they are recognized on 30 July, the same day as William Wilberforce. An initial celebration was held in Playford Church on 30 July 2010.
The poet William Wordsworth wrote a sonnet to Clarkson:
Sonnet, To Thomas Clarkson, On the final passing of the Bill for the Abolition of the Slave Trade, March, 1807.
Clarkson! it was an obstinate Hill to climb:
How toilsome, nay how dire it was, by Thee
Is known,—by none, perhaps, so feelingly;
But Thou, who, starting in thy fervent prime,
Didst first lead forth this pilgrimage sublime,
Hast heard the constant Voice its charge repeat,
Which, out of thy young heart's oracular seat,
First roused thee.—O true yoke-fellow of Time
With unabating effort, see, the palm
Is won, and by all Nations shall be worn!
The bloody Writing is for ever torn,
And Thou henceforth wilt have a good Man's calm,
A great Man's happiness; thy zeal shall find
Repose at length, firm Friend of human kind!
- William Wordsworth
The property is Freehold. The property has Mains Electricity, Water, Drainage and Gas Central Heating. Local Authority: Fenland District Council. Energy efficiency rating: C.
The property is located on Lynn Road within the Market Town of Wisbech, it occupies a good size plot and offers ample off road parking due to having its own private car park.
From our office head southeast on Bridge St toward Post Office Ln, Turn right onto Post Office Ln, Turn right onto Alexandra Rd, Turn right onto Nene Quay/B198, At Freedom Bridge Roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Lynn Rd/B198, The property will be on the left hand side indicated by our for sale board.
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