About this property
Ideal development opportunity
Total plot of 2.86 acres (1.159 ha)
Prior approval for change of use to 2 large detached houses
A pair of agricultural barns with consent for residential conversion
An excellent opportunity to purchase a pair of substantial agricultural barns on the edge of the desirable village of Fowlmere, with countryside views to all sides, providing an ideal development opportunity.
The buildings are currently joined by a temporary roof but consist of a pair of steel frame barns, beneath a pitched roof variously covered with concrete fibre and corrugated sheeting. The barns sit centrally within the generous plot, affording each barn its own generous private curtilage, thereby creating a pair of magnificent residential homes.
Freehold with vacant possession
The property fronts Shepreth Road and lies midway between Fowlmere and Shepreth villages in a quiet position. The village of Fowlmere is approximately 9 miles south west of the City of Cambridge and approximately 5 miles north east of Royston. There are a range of local facilities available in the village of Fowlmere, and in Melbourn to the west.
From Cambridge, head south west on the A10, continuing over the level crossing at Foxton, before turning left onto Shepreth Road. Continue for approximately half a mile, whereupon the property can be found on the left hand side, with the barns set back from the road, but marked by a Cheffins For Sale board.
Prior approval for a change of use of the agricultural buildings to a pair of houses and associated operational development, was granted on 17th September 2018 by South Cambridgeshire District Council (Ref: S/2685/18/PA). The project offers a wonderful opportunity for developers and owner occupiers alike.
The front barn has a gross internal area of approx. 168m2 (1,807 sq. ft) and the rear barn has a gross area of 187m2 (2,017 sq.ft). The indicative layouts of each barn feature 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, a Study and a large open plan Living/Kitchen Area and Utility.
Outside: The substantial plot will provide ample room for parking and garden areas, while enjoying the open farmland views on three sides.
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