About this property

Key Features

Ideal development opportunity
Rural location
Barns with full planning permission to create a 4 bed detached house and garage


Hodsons Barn offers a unique opportunity to acquire a development site in a rural setting, to the north of the thriving town of Soham, Cambridgeshire which is likely to appeal to self-build owner occupier and developer buyers. The site presently comprises two traditional barns fronting Hasse Road, situated either side of the entrance access with open yard area to the rear, more particularly described as: Timber frame barn (22.4m x 6.6m) under corrugated pitched roof and timber cladding. 2nd Timber frame barn (10.5 x 5.5m) under fibre cement pitched and hipped roof, with part brick walls and timber cladding; single storey brick side extension (9m x 4.2m) under pitched roof. Full planning consent was granted in 2018 for the demolition of the long barn with permission for the conversion and substantial extension of the remaining barn, under planning reference 18/00756/FUL. The site may also offer buyers scope to look at a revised scheme retaining both buildings, Subject to Planning. The approved scheme provides the following accommodation: Open-plan Kitchen/Dining room, Utility, Cloakroom, Study and Living Room. At first floor level there are a total of 4 Bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms in this well designed layout. Outside: The proposed dwelling features an integral garage and off-road parking; to the rear of the accommodation will be an enclosed garden. The rear and right hand side boundaries of the site are marked on the ground by a temporary metal post and white rope fence, for illustrative purposes.


Freehold with vacant possession


The property is bordered on 2 sides by residential dwellings, whilst to the rear a further barn is currently being developed to form a residential dwelling.

Lot Type


Legal Packs

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Cheffins Property Auction Dept 01223 213777

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