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Bicknacre, Essex
A range of barns with planning permission for conversion near Chelmsford, Essex
Fixed price £999,950

A range of unconverted barns with planning permission for conversion to three residential units and scope (subject to planning) for further development. The property is set in a plot of approximately 1.5 ha (3.71 acres) and located near the Essex village of Bicknacre

Woodham Hall Barns consist of a range of traditional framed, timber-clad barns with planning permission for conversion to three residential units. These include a detached timber framed and clad Essex Barn, a steel-framed modern grain store, agricultural Pole Barn and timber cart lodge. There is planning consent to convert to three dwellings and scope (subject to planning) for further development.

The property is accessed directly from the Main Road over a shared drive into a courtyard. To the rear of the site, views will be enjoyed over woodland and open farmland. Each unit will have garden accommodation.

The property extends in total to approximately 1.5 Ha (3.71 acres) including grazing paddocks.

Location

Woodham Hall Farm is located adjacent to Essex Wildlife Trust woodland on the outskirts of Bicknacre, a sought after village with several shops, Post Office and pubs as well as the popular Britannic Park.

The property lies approximately 9km from the centre of Chelmsford, 6km from South Woodham Ferrers, as the crow flies. The A130/A12 is approximately 12 miles by road.

Access

The property is accessed directly from the Main Road over a shared drive in to a courtyard.

The Buildings

BARN ONE

Traditional Essex Barn of approximately 205 sqm (2213sqft) with planning permission to convert to a two storey residential unit.

Ground Floor
• Entrance via main full height midstrey
• Open plan kitchen and dining room
• Utility
• Lounge
• Bedroom with en-suite and cloakroom
• Snug

First Floor
• Bedroom 1 with en-suite
• Bedroom 2
• Bedroom 3
• Family Bathroom

BARNS TWO AND THREE:

Traditional single storey stable block of approximately 88 sqm (949 sqft) and 114 sqm ( 1233 sq ft). Planning permission to convert to a two storey residential units, each providing:

Ground Floor
• Entrance Hall
• Kitchen
• Three bedrooms
• Open-plan lounge and dining room
• Family bathroom

BARN FOUR

Former grain store of approximately 391 sqm (4214 sqft)

BARN FIVE

Pole barn of approximately 197 sqm (2130 sqft)

Externally

To the rear of the site, views will be enjoyed over woodland and open farmland.

Planning Permission


The local planning authority is Chelmsford City Council.

Planning permission was granted for the conversion of the single-storey traditional buildings and main Essex Barn into three residential dwellings (15/00951/FUL).

A pack of planning documents is available from the selling agent however prospective purchasers must make themselves aware of the planning conditions and opportunities. Please note that a community infrastructure levy charge will apply.

An indication has also been given by Chelmsford City Council for the potential conversion of the traditional grain store into a dwelling house(s) under application 1700069/CUPAQ. No enquiries have been made regarding the potential re-use of the existing pole barn, although this may well hold scope for potential conversion as well.

Services

Prospective purchasers must make their own inquiries regarding the availability and suitability of services. The Purchaser shall ensure that existing services to the adjoining farmhouse are separated and maintained where necessary.

Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way


The property is sold subject to any easements, quasi-easements, wayleaves or rights of way whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Your attention is drawn to the following:

The Vendors shall grant a right of access for all purposes at all times over the entrance splay to the courtyard. The Vendor and Purchaser shall share future maintenance costs.

The Vendors shall reserve a right of access of at least 4m wide over the property for all purposes at all times to facilitate access to the retained land lying to the north-east (indicatively cross hatched brown on the sale plan).

Overage

It is considered that there is potential to enhance the existing planning permission to achieve further residential development (subject to planning).

In the event that further residential development is achieved anytime within the next 20 years, the Purchaser will be obliged to pay the Vendors £35,000 per unit (in addition to the three for which planning currently exists). Such sum to be increased in line with consumer price index.

Methods Of Sale

The property is being offered for sale by private treaty.

Tenure And Possession

The property is being offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Fixtures And Fittings

Unless otherwise described all fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale.

Postcode

CM3 4HW