3 Bedroom
nr Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmunds


Two detached three-bedroom houses and three redundant agricultural buildings with planning permission for conversion into three homes and garaging, providing accommodation of 130.607m2, 130.933m2 (Barn A) and 133.555m2 (Barn B).
For sale as a whole or in two lots
Lot 1 (edged red) : Guide price £670,000, comprising Firs Farmhouse, Barn A and Barn B and extending to 3.41 acres or thereabouts
Lot 2 (edged blue) : Guide price £325,000 comprising Ashmore Farmhouse and extending to 0.64 acres or thereabouts

Location Ashmore and Firs Farms lie approximately 5 miles to the east of the popular market town of Bury St Edmunds and only 1 mile from the centre of the village of Great Barton. Great Barton is a popular village to the east of Bury St Edmunds with a garage, post office and easy access into Bury St Edmunds where there are extensive amenities including shops, public and private schooling, a range of entertainment and leisure facilities, public houses and restaurants, cafes and the twice-weekly market.

Commuter services are available from Bury St Edmunds train station running to Cambridge and onto London Kings Cross and to Ipswich with connections to London Liverpool Street. The national road network can be accessed easily via the A143 and A14 providing links to London and Cambridge via the A14.  

Description Planning permission was granted under reference DC/19/2450/P3QPA dated 13th February 2020. Copies of the planning permission are available within these particulars. Further documents and plans are available on the West Suffolk Council website. The permission allows for the conversion, renovation and change of use of the redundant agricultural barns to form three dwellings (one detached dwelling and two semi-detached dwellings and garaging). Plans of the proposed development can be found within these particulars.  

Ashmore Farmhouse This property comprises a detached three bedroom former farmhouse of brick construction under a tiled roof and it now requires general modernisation. It benefits from UPVC double glazed windows in many of the rooms and has an oil central heating system.

On the ground floor is a laundry room leading into the utility room with cloakroom comprising shower, wc and sink. This leads into the open plan kitchen/dining room with double doors leading to bedroom 4/the study, sitting room and rear conservatory attached to the sitting room. On the first floor there are two double bedrooms, a single bedroom and family bathroom. There are gardens to both the front and rear and the property enjoys views to open countryside to the east, south and west.

The property has considerable scope and space for extension, subject to the normal planning consents.

Ashmore Farmhouse is listed as Band D for Council Tax (£1,785.72 per annum 2020/2021) 

Firs Farmhouse This property is of brick construction under a tiled roof and requires general modernisation throughout. It benefits from UPVC double glazed windows in many of the rooms and has an oil central heating system.

On the ground floor there is a utility room/rear porch leading to the back hallway with cloakroom and door leading to the open plan kitchen/dining room which in turn leads to the sitting room with brick fireplace. Stairs lead to the first floor which comprises two double bedrooms, a singe third bedroom and a family bathroom.

The property has a pretty and well maintained enclosed garden to the front. There are open views to neighbouring farmland to the east and north. The property has space and scope for extension and modernisation, subject to the normal planning consents.

Firs Farmhouse is listed as Band D for Council Tax (£1,785.72 per annum 2020/2021) 

Services It is understood that mains water and electricity are within the vicinity. The buyer will need to install modern sewerage plants. Currently Firs Farmhouse and the barns share an electricity supply. The buyer should rely on their own investigations with regard to any services required.  

Fencing The Vendors are making arrangements to fence the boundary with the adjoining farmland with post and wire.  

Local Authority West Suffolk District Council, West Suffolk House, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds IP33 3YU. 

Architect Thurlow Architects, The Studio, 61 Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP31 2RB, tel 01284 706805, email info@thurlowarchitects.co.uk. Extracts of the plans are used by kind permission.  

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) West Suffolk Council do not currently have a CIL policy in place and therefore it is understood that there is no CIL liability. Buyers should make their own investigations to confirm this information. 

Viewing Strictly by appointment with the agent for the residential property. The exterior of the barns can be viewed at any reasonable time with particulars in hand. Please contact Clarke and Simpson for internal viewings of the residential properties and barns.  
Clark & Simpson

Clark & Simpson

Well Close Square
IP13 9DU

+44 (0)1728 724200

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