Lot 63


29 Dovecote Road, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 9HB
29 Dovecote Road, Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, PE14 9HB
Sold £122,000

This cottage is situated in the Cambridgeshire Fenland Village of Upwell, approximately six and a half miles south of Wisbech, and according to the Local Authority is shown on Ordnance Survey maps dating back to the 1880s. There is good surrounding road networks, including the A47 and A10.

The remaining cottage is in poor condition and would make an ideal renovation project with potential to perhaps reinstate three dwellings or create one larger property, subject to all necessary consents and accesses being obtainable.

Site Measurements

The site extends to 0.08 hectares (0.22 acres).

Local Planning Authority

Borough Council of King's Lynn & West Norfolk. Tel: 01553 616200. Website: west-norfolk.gov.uk.

Existing Accommodation

There were three cottages, of which only one still remains. We are advised by the Seller that the other two collapsed approximately 40 years ago.

Ground Floor

Living room, kitchen/dining area, utility room and bathroom. There is also a temporary lean-to/rear lobby.

First Floor

Landing, four rooms and cloakroom/W.C.


There is a shared driveway to the side of the property (shared with the neighbouring house and providing access to the farmerÂ’s field to the rear).


We understand from the Seller that they have been in consultation and sought pre-planning advice with the Local Authority for various potential schemes.

Further information will be available to download from the Clive Emson website or the Local Planning Authority website.


Owing to the condition of the property, internal inspections are not possible but a video has been provided on the Clive Emson website.

Freehold with Vacant Possession


All lots are sold subject to the Common Auction Conditions and Special Conditions of Sale (unless varied by the Sellers Solicitors), together with the Addendum, which will be available on Auction Day.

* Price Information

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