• Substantial, imposing Listed pub building arranged over 4 floors
• Superbly positioned at the heart of desirable Fowlmere
• 5 private bedrooms spread across 1st and 2nd floor
• Site area- 0.26 acres (approx)
• Freehold sale with the benefit of vacant possession
The Swan House is an attractive double-fronted building under a tiled pitched rood which dates back to at least the 17th century, with later additions linking the main building to the thatched former barn.
The internal trade areas are primarily accessed directly from the High Street and are split into 3. The bar area, with a brick built servery, is situated in the former barn with the 2 restaurant areas in the charismatic, original building. These areas are ably supported by a large commercial kitchen, including extraction, and adjoining preparatory space. Male & female WCs are also situated at ground floor level. A large basement cellar provides significant storage space.
The domestic accommodation is spread across 1st and 2nd floors and consists of 4 double bedrooms (1 ensuite), 1 single and a shower room with WC.
Externally, the property provides rear decking, grassed area and a gravel car park which can accommodate c. 15 vehicles.
The area of the site, as measured from digital mapping, is approximately 0.26 acres and the total ground floor footprint (GEA) extends to 235m² (2,529ft²).
We are advised that the property is Grade II Listed and falls within a Conservation Area.
Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with South Cambridgeshire District Council.
Freehold offers are sought in excess of £475,000, excluding VAT, which we understand will be payable at the prevailing rate.
For further information, or to arrange a viewing, please contact Everard Cole or our joint agents, Grant Stewart chartered surveyors.
Fixtures & Fittings
The property is 'sold as seen'. All trade fixtures & fittings are included in the sale.
The business previously traded as an Indian restaurant but closed prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. The vendor does not have access to historic trading information.
Rates & Charges
Rateable Value: £19,750. Retail, hospitality and leisure businesses in England benefit from a business rates holiday for the 2020-2021 tax year.
Council Tax: Band 'A'.
Fowlmere is an affluent village on the Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border with a population of c.1,200. It is situated 6 miles north east of Royston and 9 miles south of Cambridge. It is also just 2 miles from Shepreth railway station which provides good access to Cambridge and London
Swan House is prominently situated at the centre of the village, on the corner of High Street and Long Lane.