Savills | Waterside, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4AU | Property for sale
2,965 sq ft(275.46 sq m)
Guide price £985,000

WatersideEly, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4AU

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Unique Georgian property
  • Tucked away riverside location
  • Outbuilding with first floor studio/gym/games room
  • Lawned garden and garaging
  • Geodesic dome with views to Ely Cathedral
  • Attics with further potential

BEST & FINAL OFFERS by midday on April 13th 2021 Grade II listed Georgian house close to the river.

About this property

  • 67 Waterside is the larger of two Georgian houses which were originally part of the adjacent wharf buildings which are now the Ely Antiques Centre. Tucked away down a private shared drive serving one other house The Wharf is Grade II Listed and is believed to date back to the mid 1700s. Built of brick under a pitched clay tiled roof the house has spacious rooms arranged over two principle floors with a large unconverted attic above in all extending to around 2,965 sq ft (excluding the attic).

    The house has a typical Georgian appearance to the front elevation with painted narrow gauge bricks with symmetrically placed double hung sash windows and a panelled front door. On the ground floor the front door opens into a large and welcoming dining hall with gas stove, to one end there is a dual aspect panelled drawing room with fitted multi-fuel woodburner and to the other a large kitchen/breakfast room with gas stove set in an Inglenook style fireplace with sitting room off which has French doors leading into the garden. The ground floor also features a cloakroom and study and a top lit metal spiral staircase leads up to the first floor where there are four double bedrooms a jack and jill bathroom between bedrooms one and two, a shower room and an adjacent separate W.C. Bedroom four has a wide bay window overlooking the side of the property.

    The spiral staircase leads up to the attic storey and the unique Geodesic dome on top of the stairwell which has an opening hatch allowing access to the roof which surrounds it. There is a lovely view from the top over the roofscape of the surrounding buildings over to the magnificent Ely cathedral which dominates the skyline in just about every part of the city.

    This characterful and substantial house in the historic part of Ely close to the river offers an unusual scale of accommodation together with a garden and a useful outbuilding which may offer potential for conversion to subsidiary accommodation subject to any necessary consents. The space at first floor within the outbuilding is vaulted with a mirror lined end wall, with power and light laid on and has in the past been used as a studio/gym/games room but could be utilised in many different ways.

    The property is approached over a private driveway which is owned by the property to the far end. Tall wooden gates lead into a large private parking and turning area beyond which are two double garages and a workshop. The gardens are laid to lawn, enclosed and private and include a paved terrace to the rear of the house and a number of shrubs and trees.

    In all about 0.17 of an acre.

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Tucked away just off Waterside close to the river in a really private position this is a truly unique home with lots of space, a garden and outbuilding with potential for all sorts of uses this is truly not one to be missed.

James BarnettProperty agent

Local information

  • • Waterside is close to the historic heart of the delightful small City of Ely which is dominated by the towering medieval Cathedral. Ely contains a wonderful array of historic and monastic buildings.
  • • The river Great Ouse at the bottom of Waterside provides boating and leisure activities and access to other navigable waterways in the east of England.
  • • The high tech university City of Cambridge is 16 miles to the south and Newmarket, the home of English Horseracing is approximately 13 miles to the east. The A10 leads south from Ely towards Cambridge and crosses the A14 which in turn leads to the M11, the M25 and London.
  • • There are excellent facilities for everyday needs including a Waitrose supermarket, a twice weekly market and shopping for everyday needs together with the antiques warehouse occupying former wharf buildings.
  • • Cambridge to the south provides comprehensive shopping recreational and cultural facilities and the its world famous University.
  • • Schooling facilities for all age groups are close by including the renowned King's School which offers facilities for 3-18 year olds. There are further schools in Cambridge in the independent sector as well as the excellent state sixth form colleges “Hills Road” & “Long Road”.
  • • For the commuter there are regular train services from Ely station to Cambridge and beyond to London's Kings Cross, Stansted Airport and Liverpool Street stations and in the other direction to Peterborough and onwards to Birmingham New Street.
  • (all distances and travel times are approximate)

Additional information

  • EPC Exempt