A unique opportunity to purchase via 2 LOTS:
A stunning converted former Baptist Chapel dating back to 1788, offering substantial accommodation of approximately 2,900 square feet incorporating many superb character features.
In addition (via separate title), a beautiful converted Sunday School building which we believe would make a stunning apartment (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, 3 first floor double bedrooms (master with en-suite and walk-in wardrobe), family bathroom, together with third floor 4th bedroom/games room which measures 26'4" x 17'7"
Outside there is a driveway, garage and attractive enclosed garden.
ENTRANCE HALL : With door to outside, stairs to first floor, telephone point, tiled floor, sash window with shutters, panelled walls, door to garage, Victorian style radiator.
CLOAKROOM : With low level W.C., , hand wash basin, tiled floor, Victorian style radiator.
DINING ROOM : 14' x 9' 7" (4.27m x 2.92m) With sash window with shutters, oak flooring, panelled walls, Victorian style radiator.
LOUNGE : 16' 4" x 13' 5" (4.98m x 4.09m) With 2 sash windows with shutters, oak flooring, panelled walls, television point, Victorian style radiator. Door to:
STUDY AREA : 7' 2" x 2' 10" (2.18m x 0.86m) With panelled walls and 2 windows. Door to outside.
KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM : 16' 5" x 10' (5m x 3.05m) 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 : 10' x 9' 3" (3.05m x 2.82m) 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, panelled walls, further sash window with shutters, 2 Victorian style radiators.
BEDROOM 1 : 19' 2" maximum x 11' 3" maximum (5.84m x 3.43m) With panelled walls, sash window with shutters, walk-in wardrobe 11'8" x 3'6" which is railed and shelved, Victorian style radiator.
ENSUITE : With double size shower tray and curtain, pedestal hand wash basin, low level W.C., extractor fan, tiled floor, heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 : 16' 7" x 8' 9" (5.05m x 2.67m) With panelled walls, sash window with shutters, built-in double wardrobe, exposed timber flooring, Victorian style radiator.
BEDROOM 3 : 19' 3" x 7' 4" (5.87m x 2.24m) With sash window with shutters, panelled walls, Victorian style radiator.
BATHROOM : 12' 11" x 6' 11" (3.94m x 2.11m) 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 : 17' 7" maximum x 10' 4" (5.36m x 3.15m) (With restricted headroom). With large built-in storage cupboard housing the cold water tanks, velux window.
BEDROOM 4 / GAMES ROOM : 26' 4" x 17' 7" maximum (8.03m x 5.36m) (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.
OUTSIDE : The property is situated in a quiet location on the corner of Chapel Lane and Holme Lane within the village centre. There is a driveway providing parking for 3 cars and an integral garage to the south end of the property which measures 16' x 15'4" and is 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.
PLEASE NOTE: 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 crêche, 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 : 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)