About this property

LOCATION The site is located in the village of Gazeley in Suffolk. Gazeley is located approximately 8km (5 miles) east of Newmarket, 15km (9.3 miles) west of Bury St Edmunds and 38km (23.7 miles) north east of Cambridge.

The site is located on the southern side of Moulton Road, west of Gazeley village centre. The site is surrounded by residential houses and gardens to the east and west, and the parish church, listed Grade I, to the south east.

Gazeley is well located for access to the larger towns of Bury St Edmunds, Cambridge and Newmarket. Transport links are provided by the nearby A14 and A11 which interconnect to the M11 motorway. The nearest railway station is located in Newmarket which provides direct commuter links to both Cambridge and London.

DESCRIPTION The property comprises a total area of 1.3 hectares (3.23 acres) and was formerly part of Gazeley Stud.

The attached plan shows the application area edged in red which extends to approximately 0.6 hectares (1.48 acres) and benefits from planning consent for 4 dwellings. This area currently comprises a Grade II listed 4 bedroom detached house, a Grade II listed timber frame barn and two ranges of stable boxes arranged around a courtyard.

The paddock area edged in blue on the attached plan extends to approximately 0.7 hectares (1.75 acres) and is included in the sale.

PLANNING Planning Consent (ref: DC/18/2138/FUL) was granted on 15th April 2019 for (i) change of use of stable to 1 no. dwelling and home office and storage (ii) change of use of barn to 2 no. dwellings (iii) 2 no. cart lodges and (iv) brick walls to form gardens.

Listed Building Consent (ref: DC/18/2139/LB) was granted on 15th April 2019 for (i) internal and external alterations in association with conversion from stables and barn to 3 no. dwellings (ii) internal and external alterations to Grooms House including new door to East elevation (iii) opening up of 2 no. original inglenook fire places (iv) convert storage room to ensuite (v) blocking up of internal doorways and (vi) creation of 2 no. internal doorways.

The planning and listed building consents permit the refurbishment of the Groom's House, the conversion of the listed barn to two residential properties and the conversion of the stables to one dwelling and a residential annexe for the west barn. In addition, two cartlodges are proposed along with cycle storage, and a low level brick wall to allow for separation between the residential properties. A plan layout of the proposed scheme and the gross internal areas of the proposed dwellings are attached.

Description of proposed development:

Groom's House (excluding garage) - 194sq m (2,088sq ft)

Stables Block (excluding storage areas) - 141.6sq m (1,524sq ft)

East Barn (GF and 1F main building only) - 237.1sq m (2,552sq ft)

West Barn (GF and 1F main building only) - 223.8sq m (2,408sq ft)


The property is sold subject to all wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed.

TENURE The freehold of the property, as shown edged in red and blue on the attached plan, is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.

VALUE ADDED TAX VAT will not be payable on the purchase price.

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

LOCAL AUTHORITY West Suffolk Council, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3YU

FURTHER INFORMATION A comprehensive information pack in a dataroom is available from the Selling Agents upon request which includes title documents, planning documents, plans and relevant reports & surveys.

VENDOR´S SOLICITOR Elizabeth Deyong, Barr Ellison Solicitors, 39 Parkside, Cambridge, CB1 1PN

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents:
Cheffins, Clifton House, 1 & 2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA
Tel: 01223 213777, Email: maxwell.fahie@cheffins.co.uk or john.grossart@cheffins.co.uk

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