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A fantastic opportunity to acquire a former grain store and land with consent for a 4-bedroom house, extending in total to 1.39 acres (0.56 hectares). The property is situated in an elevated position with attractive views over open countryside.
The popular village of Much Hadham is nearby and there is good access from there to the commuter town of Bishop’s Stortford. Stansted Airport, offering international travel, is also a short distance away.
There are numerous footpath and bridleways in the vicinity providing good hacking options and access to the Henry Moore Foundation.
Much Hadham – 2 miles Bishop’s Stortford – 4 miles Stansted Airport – 10 miles
Method of Sale The freehold of the property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. The sale is likely to be concluded by asking for Sealed Bids.
Tenure and possession Vacant possession on the barn will be available on completion. Vacant possession of the land will be available following harvest 2022, or earlier by agreement.
Services Water and electricity is connected to the property. Other services may be available nearby subject to usual utility connection requirements.
Planning Prior Approval, set out by Part 3, Class Q, of Schedule 2 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015, to convert the barn to a residence was granted on 30 September 2021 –reference 3/21/2074/arpn. The approved gross internal floor area for the house is approximately 255m² (2,745ft²).
The property is designated as being situated in the Rural Area beyond the Green Belt and part within an Area of Archaeological Significance. As such, there is a general presumption against most forms of development although some agricultural or small-scale equestrian development should be possible, subject to planning permission (please seek independent advice regarding this).
Anti-Money Laundering (aml) In order to satisfy aml legislation we will require Purchasers to undergo a Biometric Online id Verification once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract), prior to solicitors being instructed.
Easements, Covenants and Rights of Way The part of the property shaded blue will be sold subject to a restrictive covenant preventing any residential or commercial development. The restrictive covenant will not restrict development ancillary to the residential enjoyment of the converted barn e.g. Sheds, swimming pool, stabling etc.
The Vendor will reserve a right of way over the area shaded brown in the sale plan enclosed to access the retained land to the west. This will be extinguished once a new access has been granted from the public highway to the Vendors retained land.
The Purchaser will be responsible for erecting and thereafter maintaining a fence between points a-b-c, as well as a gate between points c-d, as shown on the sale plan enclosed.
The property is sold subject to all existing wayleaves, easements, public or private rights of way, covenants and restrictions, whether stated in these particulars or not.
Vendors obligations The Vendor will arrange for the liquid fertiliser and fuel tanks to be removed from the property prior to completion.
Viewing Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agent Weldon Beesly (Ref: Tom Banks and Hugo Richardson). Please contact the agents for details of viewing days.
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