Hale Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4QP | Property for sale | Savills
8,384 sq ft(778.90 sq m)
Guide price £1,700,000(€1,938,359)

Hale RoadSwavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4QP

    Key features

    • Exceptional Grade II Listed Windmill
    • Breath-taking open views across open countryside
    • Indoor swimming pool
    • Grounds extending approximately two acres
    • Wedding Venue/Events business based on site

    Unique windmill with thriving commercial aspect.

    About this property

    • Built in 1866, The Windmill is a Grade II listed home which sets a striking image across the local landscape and is recognised as a landmark in this area of the Cambridgeshire fens.

      Constructed of a tarred brick tower with a modern polygonal concrete dome, the old mill is now encompassed by a modern red brick building. The Windmill offers accommodation over four floors and the unique benefit of a separate commercial Wedding/Events venue which is fully licensed and offers a good level of income.

      Set over four floors, the home offers unique yet practical living accommodation. On the ground floor you have a generous amount of living space which includes the reception room and offers views to both sides of the home, and the second sitting room set around the mill that includes the cloakroom. Steps lead up to the split level to the dining room that forms part of the old mill. From the dining room you enter the kitchen/breakfast room which has a range of base units with butler sink, space for a dishwasher and a double Rangemaster style oven. From the ground floor you also have access to the heated indoor swimming pool that has a changing room and cloakroom.

      On the first floor there are three double bedrooms that are each accessed by individual staircases. Both the principal and guest bedrooms have en suite shower rooms, and the principal bedroom built in wardrobes. Within the Mill the circular staircase leads to a further four floors which include three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

      Outside the gardens for the house is separate from the remainder of the land creating separation from the residential part of the property and the commercial aspect. The rear garden in enclosed with a large paved patio area which spans the width of the property. The remainder is laid to lawn with a summer house. The highly successful Wedding and Events venue has been built up by the current owners. The site has it's own entrance and offers a fully enclosed reception facility, which includes a licensed bar, cloakroom facilities and kitchen area and a pod with a kitchenette, two bedrooms and a shower room. Surrounding the hall are beautifully landscaped grounds with a pond with an island that is accessed via a foot bridge.

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    Visible from far and wide across the local landscape The Windmill is an inspiring property with boundless opportunities not only as a home but creating a lifestyle, with home and business in one location.

    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.
    • Cambridge has comprehensive shopping, recreational & cultural facilities in addition to its world famous University colleges.
    • 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 commercial unit is on a separate title and is business rates payable to local authority.
    • There is planning permission in place for 10 pods.
    • There is planning permission to extend the wedding venue to include a restaurant.
    • EPC Rating: E
    • Tenure: Freehold
    • Council Tax Band: G