Hale Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 4QP | Property for sale | Savills
1,999 sq ft(185.71 sq m)
Guide price £1,000,000

Hale RoadSwavesey, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB24 4QP

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in December 2023
  • Offered to the market with no onward chain
  • Located within reach of the village amenities
  • Two detached barns
  • Potential to develop or re develop current property STP

Detached bungalow and barns in 4.5 acres of grounds offering exceptional potential.

About this property

  • Driftwood is located within the popular North Cambridge village of Swavesey which offers great links in to Cambridge via road a public transport as well as onward links to surrounding villages. The property offers a raft of possibilities in great part to extensive grounds which extend approximately 4.5 acres.
    The property is a single storey swelling under a pitch tiled roof and sits at the foot of the private driveway. The front doors lead you in to the generous entrance hall that in turn opens up to the siting room that has the conservatory and dining room leading off. The kitchen/breakfast room comprises on an array of wall and floor storage units, integrated sink and oven. There are three double bedrooms that are located to one side of the property and are served by the family bathroom that itself comprises of a panel bath, walk in shower, low level WC and wash basin. The home offers direct access in to the attached single garage as well as an internal store area. The internal accommodation is completed by the cloakroom.

    Outside the property offers fantastic development potential all of which would be acquiring the relative planning permissions. The property is approached via its private driveway that leads in to the grounds which extend approximately 4.5 acres which is predominately paddock land that is currently used for grazing. As part of the grounds there are two extensive barns which are currently registered as commercial buildings, if any buyer would like to convert to residential property the relevant planning permission would again need to be obtained.

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The endless opportunities with Driftwood blew me away, what a rare and unique property that I feel will not only entice developers but also families look for open grounds.

Ben SmithProperty agent

Local information

  • Swavesey is a village that lies approximately 9 miles to the north west of Cambridge and approximately 3 miles to the south east of the market town of St Ives which is on the river Great Ouse. Local amenities include a post office, a Londis supermarket, Swavesey Squash club, a Climbing Wall and club, various public houses including The White Horse Inn and the Fen Drayton Nature Reserve.
  • Schooling facilities in the village are Swavesey primary school and Swavesey Village College with current Ofsted ratings of Good and Outstanding respectively. The well regarded Hills & Long Road state sixth form colleges are in Cambridge There are also renowned independent schools in Cambridge, including the Stephen Perse Foundation, The Perse, St. Johns & King's College Schools.
  • Swavesey is conveniently located just off the A14 leading to the A1 to the north and the M11 to the south and London Stansted airport off Junction 8 of the M11. Cambridge North station is approximately 11 miles to the south east and Huntingdon railway station approximately 10.5 miles to the west of Swavesey with direct trains into London Kings Cross (from approximately 56 minutes). The local Guided Busway has routes from the northern end of Swavesey village to Cambridge North station and onto Cambridge City Centre, as well as routes to St. Ives and Huntingdon.
  • All distances and times are approximate.

Additional information

  • The sellers will be placing an Overage Deed in association with the sale please contact the office for further information.
  • EPC Rating: E