Main Road, Friday Bridge, Wisbech

£297,500 OIRO
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Property Summary

THE VILLAGE OF FRIDAY BRIDGE is located on the B.1101 about 4 miles south of Wisbech. Amenities within the village include a Post Office/general store, public house and a fast-food take-away. There is a C of E Primary Academy in the neighbouring village of Elm and a wide variety of facilities in Wisbech. There is a railway station in March (about 8 miles south) with services to Peterborough, Ely and Cambridge.


THE FORMER VICARAGE is an individually-designed brick and tiled detached house dating from the 1980s. It is set in gardens and grounds of 0.390 of an acre (0.158 hectares), or thereabouts, as shown within the boundaries edged red on the identification plan.


Council TaxBand 'D' payable to Fenland District Council.


Energy Performance CertificatesA copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available for inspection at our office.


THE ACCOMMODATION  is as follows (N.B. All dimensions are approximate) :-


GROUND FLOOR


Entrance Hall: 5' 9" x 4' 5" (1.75m x 1.35m). uPVC double glazed entrance door with uPVC double glazed panel to one side. Coved ceiling. Radiator.


Cloakroom: 5' 10" x 2' 9" (1.78m x 0.84m). Coved ceiling. Corner hand-basin with tiled splashback. Close-coupled W.C. Radiator. Extractor fan.


Inner Hall: 11' 8" x 9' 5" (3.56m x 2.87m). Coved ceiling. Radiator. Stairs off to first floor.


Lounge: 20' 11" x 14' 6" (6.38m x 4.42m). uPVC double glazed windows with front and side aspects. Coved ceiling. Feature brick fireplace with matching plinth to one side. Two radiators. Television aerial socket. Telephone point. uPVC double glazed sliding patio door to rear garden.


Dining Room: 11' 8" x 11' max. (3.56m x 3.53m max.). uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Service hatch from kitchen. Telephone point.


Study: 15' 1" x 9' 8" (4.60m x 2.95m), excluding built-in storage cupboard with sliding doors. uPVC double glazed windows with front and side aspects. Coved ceiling. Radiator. Two telephone points. Fluorescent strip ceiling light.


Kitchen/Breakfast Room: 13' 4" x 10' 7" (4.06m x 3.23m). uPVC double glazed windows with side and rear garden aspects. Coved ceiling. Walls part tiled. Stainless-steel sink unit with double draining boards and with drawers and cupboards under. Worktops with drawers and cupboards under. Matching wall-mounted cupboards. Tall larder unit. Radiator. Electric cooker panel. Gas cooker point. Two fluorescent strip ceiling lights. Telephone point. Door to:-


Utility Room: 10' 5" x 7' 2" (3.18m x 2.18m), including built-in cupboard/pantry. uPVC double glazed window with side aspect. Coved ceiling. Stainless-steel sink with drawer and cupboards under. Wall-mounted cupboard. Wall-mounted "Worcester Greenstar" gas-fired boiler serving central heating and hot water. uPVC double glazed door to:-


Side Entrance Lobby: Bulkhead light. Langley tiled threshold. Store Room off.


FIRST FLOOR


Approached via open-riser Staircase with hardwood balustrade and uPVC double glazed window over Half-Landing.


Landing: Coved ceiling. Built-in airing cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder fitted with immersion heater. Built-in store cupboard. Radiator. Trap-door to roof-void.


Bedroom 1: 14' 6" x 11' 6" max. (4.42m x 3.51m max.), including built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Radiator. Television aerial socket. Telephone point.


Bedroom 2: 12' 3" x 9' 4" (3.73m x 2.85m), excluding built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. uPVC double glazed windows with front and side aspects. Coved ceiling. Radiator.


Bedroom 3: 10' 6" x 10' 5" (3.20m x 3.18m), including built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Coved ceiling. Vanity unit with inset sink and cupboard under. Radiator.


Bedroom 4: 11' 8" x 8' 1" (3.56m x 2.46m), excluding built-in wardrobe with sliding doors. uPVC double glazed window with rear garden aspect. Coved ceiling. Corner hand-basin with tiled splashback. Radiator.


Bathroom: 10' 6" x 6' 8" (3.20m x 2.03m). uPVC obscured double glazed window. Coved ceiling. Walls tiled. Panelled bath. Separate shower cubicle with glazed folding door and "Redring" shower. Pedestal hand-basin. Radiator. Electric shaver socket.


Separate W.C.: 5' 6" x 3' 1" (1.68m x 0.94m). uPVC obscured double glazed window. Walls tiled. Hand-basin. Close-coupled W.C. Radiator.


OUTBUILDINGS


Detached Brick and Tiled Garage: 17' 6" x 9' 8" (5.33m 2.95m). Up-and-over door. uPVC obscured double glazed window. Fluorescent strip ceiling light, twin power point and uPVC pedestrian side door.


Semi-Detached Utility Store: 9' 8" x 5' (2.95m x 1.52m).


Solid-fuel bunker


GARDENS


The gardens and grounds extend to an area of 0.390 of an acre (0.158 hectares), or thereabouts, and comprise:-


Front Garden: (Unenclosed at present). Approached via a tarmac drive (partly shared with the adjoining "Shelldene House"), and with security and courtesy lighting. A pedestrian gate on each side of the house leads to the:-


Enclosed Rear Garden: (generally overgrown at present). Lawned area, ornamental shrubs, mature ornamental and fruit trees. Security light.


SERVICES


It is understood that all mains services are either connected, or are available for connection to the property and that drainage is to the public sewer.


TENURE


The property is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion of sale.


COUNCIL TAX


Band 'D' payable to Fenland District Council.


NOTES


None of the appliances or services has been tested and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves that they are in working order. T


The site location and floor plans included in these particulars are intended as an approximate guide only and their accuracy is not guaranteed.


The owners of the adjoining "Shelldene House" are responsible for 50% of the cost of repairing the length of driveway in shared use with the former Vicarage.


The unenclosed area shown between points A - B - C - D - A on the above plan is owned by St. Mark's Parochial Church Council and is excluded from the sale.


CONDITIONS OF SALE


The sale of the vacant possession freehold of the property described in these particulars will be subject, inter alia, to the following conditions:-


(1)   Contract.


(2)  The approval of the purchase price by The Ely Diocesan Board of Finance.


(3)  Subsequent to completion of purchase the property shall not be known as nor designated 'The Rectory', 'The Vicarage', 'The Parsonage', 'The Old Rectory', 'The Old Vicarage', 'The Old Parsonage' nor by any similar name which might imply that it is, or was once, the residence of the Vicar of Friday Bridge.


(4)  The property shall be used for private residential purposes in single family occupation only and nothing shall be done, suffered or permitted on the property which is, or may become, a nuisance annoyance or disturbance to the occupiers of the Vendor's adjoining property or to the Minister for the time being conducting or the congregation attending divine service or other functions in the adjoining St Mark's church or the churchyard surrounding the same.


(5)  No part of the property nor any existing or future building thereon or on any part thereof shall at any time be used as or for a place of amusement, hotel, tavern, inn or public house nor shall any spirituous or fermented liquors at any time be sold in or upon the property or any part thereof.


(6)  Only one dwelling unit (including the existing dwelling) shall be permitted to be erected, constructed or placed upon any part of the property at any one time.


(7)  The reservation by the Vendor of all existing rights of light, air, water supply, soil and drainage in respect of its adjoining or nearby property.


VIEWING AND DIRECTIONS


Viewing is only by prior arrangement through this Agency.


From the roundabout ("Elme Hotel") at the junction of the A.47 with the A.1101 on the southern outskirts of Wisbech, take the A.1101 to Downham Market/Upwell road. After about a quarter of a mile turn right at the China Rose restaurant onto the B.1101, signed "Elm/Friday Bridge". Continue through Elm village and into Friday Bridge. This property is on the left, immediately adjacent to St Mark's Parish Church.


The Agents for themselves and for the owner of this property hereby give notice that: (1) These particulars do not in any way constitute an offer or a contract; (2) Any intending purchasers/tenants must not rely on the statements made in these particulars as representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness as they are made without acceptance of any responsibility on the part of the Agents or the owner; (3) No representation whatever in relation to this property is made or given by the Agents or the owner, nor has any person in their employment any authority to make or give any such representation or warranty.