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4.3 acres, Queen Adelaide Farm, Ely, Cambridgeshire
For Sale - £795,000

  • Attractive lifestyle property extending to 4.3 acres (1.7 ha)
  • Private specimen carp fishery
  • Well presented four bedroom bungalow with a further one bedroom annexe
  • Shepherd's hut with planning permission for holiday use
  • Aerial Drone Video -

Queen Adelaide Farm is an attractive lifestyle property with a well presented four bedroom detached dwelling and private specimen carp fishery, set in a total of 4.3 acres (1.7 ha).

The property is located in the Hamlet of Queen Adelaide, approximately 2 miles from the centre of the cathedral city of Ely, 16 miles from Downham Market and 19 miles from Cambridge. The A10 is 2.5 miles distant, providing links to the A14 (J. 33) and M11 (J. 14). Ely Station (approx. 2 miles) provides mainline rail links to Cambridge and London.

The Fishery
Queen Adelaide lake was excavated in 2017, with a water area extending to 1.65 Acres (0.67 ha) and an average depth of 8 feet. The margins of the lake are established with Norfolk reed, the lake has four well-spaced swims. The perimeter is otter fenced, erected in 2020, with timber posts and high tensile steel wire.

Fish Stock
The lake was first stocked in 2017 with specimen carp sourced from VS Fisheries and Fenland Fisheries, there are a total of approximately 45-50 fish from 10lbs to 38lbs. The lake also holds tench and crucian carp.

Shepherd’s Hut
Situated overlooking the lake is a shepherd’s hut with mains water and electricity connection. The hut has planning permission to be used as holiday accommodation and includes a kitchenette, shower and W.C. and double bed. In addition is a separate angler’s W.C. and shower.

Queen Adelaide Bungalow
A four bedroom detached bungalow with a private driveway to the front. The original dwelling has been extended by the present owners, with the addition of a one bedroom annexe and garage. The dwelling has been extensively refurbished throughout, finished to a high standard.

The accommodation briefly comprises:

Entrance Hall
Bedroom 1 (3.7 x 3.1m) (French doors leading to decking area)
Bedroom 2 (3.9 x 2.7m)
Bedroom 3 (3.3 x 2.7m)
Bedroom 4 (4.9 x 3.4m)
Family Bathroom
Utility Room
Open plan Kitchen/Living Room (French doors leading onto decking)
Dining room

Self contained Annexe (Accessed via a separate entrance)
Kitchen / Living area
Bedroom 1 (3.4 x 2.7m)

To the rear of the property is timber decking with outside seating area. The rear garden is enclosed by timber post and rail fencing. To the eastern side of the bungalow are double gates providing vehicular access to the fishery.

Two timber sheds and static caravan are used for storage.

The property benefits from the following permissions:

19/00133/FUL - Change of Use of private shepherds hut to occasional holiday let.
19/00409/FUL - Proposed change of use of lake to commercial use.

The fishery has previously operated on a private booking basis, with and without the shepherd’s hut, which can be let separately. Further details available from the agent.

Facebook: Queens Secret Fishery

The property benefits from mains water and electricity together with mains drainage. Oil fired central heating.

Energy Performance Certificate
Bungalow - EPC rating - C
Annexe - EPC rating - D

Council Tax
Council tax band E
Rates payable 2022/23 - £2,348

Local Authority
East Cambridgeshire District Council


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