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  • Rare opportunity to acquire a superb building plot
  • Stunning Fenland views
  • Planning permission for substantial 4 bedrooms detached house with parking and garaging
  • Extending to 2,347 sq ft
  • Set in 0.41 acre (sts)


** LAST AVAILABLE PLOT ** PRICE REDUCED** A rare opportunity to acquire a superb self-build plot within a riverside development with full planning permission for a 4 bedroom detached house extending to 2,347 sq ft set over two floors in approximately 0.41 acre (sts). All images are computer generated and depict what is proposed to be the finished home. Ely 7 miles (Mainline Railway Station to Cambridge, King's Cross and Liverpool Street), A14 7 miles, Newmarket 9 miles, Cambridge 17 miles (distances are approximate). Wicken has a range of amenities including a village green, public house, farmshop and is close to the National Trust's Wicken Fen Nature reserve. The site is on the Cam Washes SSSI providing walks to Ely and Cambridge along the adjoining riverbank. The areas around Wicken provide many water-based attractions, with The River Cam having mooring at Upware Marina, TipTree Marina and Fish and Duck Marina. Cambridge AquaPark and Hannams Wake Hub are a 5 minute drive from the properties. Both primary and secondary education are available in nearby Soham, which is seven miles away and there is a school bus service for the village. Wicken is within easy reach of the Cathedral City of Ely, nine miles to the north, which offers extended facilities and the renowned King's School. There are fast and regular train services from Ely serving London's Liverpool Street and King's Cross stations. A full range of amenities can also be found in the world famous horseracing town of Newmarket and University City of Cambridge with its burgeoning hi-tech industries, science parks and reputable schools. There is easy access to the A14 and A11 and M11 and via these to the national road network. Stansted International Airport is approximately fifty minutes' drive. PLANNING The site is located within the jurisdiction of East Cambridgeshire District Council. Full planning permission has been granted under application reference number 20/00771/FUL (and subsequent variations) and copies of the drawings and planning permission are available from Jackson Stops or via East Cambridgeshire District Council website following the planning link. Management Company / Access Road The access road will be retained by the management company for which there will be an obligation to contribute to the maintenance and upkeep of the common areas and these are estimated to be circa £750 to £1,000 per annum per plot. This will typically cover • Mowing contract for all common parts • Gate maintenance • Hedges and tree maintenance • Reserve for unforeseen works.