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Chapel Lane, Little Downham, Ely

£ 400,000



This rare and stunning converted Baptist Chapel dating back to 1788 offers versatile and substantial living accommodation with many original and superb features.
In addition a beautifully converted Sunday School building with potential residential use (STP).

The properties are centrally located within the village and the accommodation in the Main Chapel comprises: entrance hall, cloakroom, dining room, spacious lounge with door to a small study/store, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room, three first floor double bedrooms (master with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe), family bathroom, together with third floor 4th bedroom/games room

Property summary

  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Property status: For Sale

Property details

Entrance Hall
With door to outside, stairs to first floor, telephone point, tiled floor, sash window with shutters, paneled walls, door to garage, Victorian style radiator.

Downstairs Cloakroom
With low level W.C., hand wash basin, tiled floor, Victorian style radiator.

Dining Room
With sash window with shutters, oak flooring, paneled walls, Victorian style radiator.

With 2 sash windows with shutters, oak flooring, paneled walls, television point, Victorian style radiator. Door to:

Study Area
With paneled walls and 2 windows. Door to outside.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room
With butler sink with solid wood work surfaces adjoining, a range of eye and base level storage units, work surfaces and drawers, space for range style oven with extractor hood, integral dishwasher, tiled floor, sash window with shutters, stable style door onto garden, Victorian style radiator.

Utility Room
With large butler sink and adjoining work surface, double size airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, tiled floor, door to garage, Victorian style radiator.

First Floor Landing
With large sash window with shutters giving a superb view of Ely Cathedral and surrounding countryside, stairs to second floor landing, paneled walls, further sash window with shutters, 2 Victorian style radiators.

Bedroom One
With paneled walls, sash window with shutters, walk-in wardrobe 11'8 x 3'6 which is railed and shelved, Victorian style radiator.

With double size shower tray and curtain, pedestal hand wash basin, low level W.C, extractor fan, tiled floor, heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two
With paneled walls, sash window with shutters, built-in double wardrobe, exposed timber flooring, Victorian style radiator.

Bedroom Three
With sash window with shutters, paneled walls, Victorian style radiator.

With freestanding Victorian roll top bath with rain head shower, high level W.C, pedestal hand wash basin, tiled floor, sash window with shutters, Victorian style radiator and heated towel rail.

Second Floor Landing
(With restricted headroom). With large built-in storage cupboard housing the cold water tanks, Velux window.

Bedroom Four / Games Room
(With restricted headroom into the eaves). This room would be ideal as a games room or 4th bedroom and consists of 2 Velux windows and inset spotlights.
Please note that the Attic space/4th bedroom/games room has the exposed roof trusses retained within it. It may be possible to replace these with attic trusses (STP). Neither Buildings are listed.

There is a driveway providing parking for 3 cars and an integral garage to the south end of the property

Accessed via a roller shutter door. The garage floor incorporates the original baptismal bath. It has brickwork sides with stone steps down currently covered with timbers. The garage has power and light connected and houses the gas fired central heating boiler. Doors lead into both the utility and the entrance hall.

Access to the front door is enclosed by wrought iron railings and small stone paved terrace. There is an enclosed walled garden to the side which has been attractively hard landscaped with stone paving and established beds.

The Sunday School building offers 1,046 square feet of accommodation including open plan former school room, modern kitchen and shower room and cloakroom. The property currently has D1 planning use offering non-residential institutions but could potentially offer scope for a variety of other uses, subject to obtaining planning consent.

Currently D1 allows for:

the provision of any medical or health services except the use of premises attached to the residence of the consultant or practitioner
as a crhe, day nursery or day centre
for the provision of education
for the display of works of art (otherwise than for sale or hire)
as a museum
as a public library or public reading room
as a public hall or exhibition hall
for, or in connection with, public worship or religious instruction

Little Downham is a small village situated approximately 2 miles from the Cathedral City of Ely. Little Downham has a range of village amenities including nursery and primary school with a full range of shopping, schooling, sporting facilities etc. at Ely. Ely has a mainline rail service to London via Cambridge (approximately 15 miles)

Additional Information
TENURE - Freehold
FIXTURES & FITTINGS - Unless specifically mentioned in these particulars all fixtures and fittings are expressly excluded from the sale
VIEWINGS - Strictly through the vendors selling agents 01223 352170

These sale particulars do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or contract. We have not carried out a structural survey nor tested any of the mains services, appliances or specific fittings.

Draft Particulars

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