An exciting residential development scheme in a rural location with excellent communication links on the edge of a popular village close to Rugby, Coventry and Leamington Spa.
The property has detailed planning permission for three barn conversions together with the conversion of a large former agricultural building.
Site Area Extending to 1.32 acres (0.53 hectares).
Approximate Gross External Area of the completed properties 944 sq m (9,802 sq ft).
Gate Farm is situated on the edge of the village of Bourton on Dunsmore with open countryside views to the north and east. The property is situated near the M45 with excellent access to the M1, M6, Rugby, Coventry, Leamington and Birmingham.
The local towns benefit from excellent services with schools, shops, restaurants and leisure activities in Rugby, Coventry, Leamington and Birmingham. London Euston from Rugby rail station is approximately 55 minutes and Birmingham from Coventry approximately 20 minutes. Birmingham International Airport is a short distance away. The area is renowned for its schools with many quality state schools as well as private schools including Rugby, Princethorpe and Bilton Grange.
Gate Farm sits in a convenient location to the north of the village of Bourton with open countryside views to the north and east. The traditional farm buildings at Gate Farm comprise two traditional brick and tile buildings of both single and double storey construction, to the south of the site with an individual open fronted single storey brick and tile building sitting to the north. These have permission for conversion to two dwellings. Adjacent to the single storey building is a single storey Atcost machinery shed which as part of the planning permission is to be demolished and replaced with a garage for use with the three residential properties. At the entrance to the site and sitting in a large area is a former agricultural building of steel framed construction which has permission under the new permitted development rights allowing the conversion of agricultural buildings to residential use. Planning permission has been obtained under two applications for the following proposed accommodation.
UNIT 1 GEA - 207 sq m (2,227 sq ft) Two storey brick and tile building with proposed accommodation to comprise: living kitchen, study, utility room, two bedrooms, bathroom and master bedroom with en suite.
UNIT 2 GEA - 124 sq m (1,334 sq ft) Two storey brick and tile building with proposed accommodation to comprise: kitchen/dining area, two bedrooms and a bathroom.
UNIT 3 GEA - 71 sq m (764 sq ft) Single storey brick and tile building with proposed accommodation to comprise: kitchen/dining/living area, bedroom with integrated storage, bathroom and store.
GARAGE BLOCK 52 sq m (559 sq ft) Single storey brick and tile building to provide parking for three cars.
UNIT 4 GEA - 221 sq m (2,378 sq ft) Two storey building with proposed accommodation to comprise: Ground Floor - entrance hall, coats cupboard, cloakroom, living room, kitchen/family room, utility room and a study. Second Floor - master bedroom with en suite, bedroom 2 with en suite, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. There is an integral single garage. UNIT 5 West Side GEA - 221 sq m (2,378 sq ft) Two storey steel framed building with proposed accommodation to comprise: Ground Floor - entrance hall, coats cupboard, cloakroom, living room, kitchen/family room, utility room and a study. Second Floor - master bedroom with en suite, bedroom 2 with en suite, two further bedrooms and a bathroom. There is an integral single garage.
It will be the responsibility of the purchaser to remove the existing grain bins and the Atcost building as part of the development scheme. A further general purpose/machinery store will be constructed to the north of the existing and retained farm building shown shaded blue on the plan. The site area is shown shaded and edged red on the plan and extends to 1.32 acres (0.53 hectares).
The planning permissions for the residential development have been obtained in two stages. The planning permissions for the three traditional buildings (Units 1, 2 & 3) and garage were obtained on the 5th November 2012 under application No. R10/2120 which is valid for three years. An application has been made to renew this permission under reference R15/1480. The planning permission for units 4 and 5 (the steel framed buildings) were obtained under reference R14/1607 on 2nd October 2014 and are valid for three years. The planning applications can be seen on Rugby Borough Council’s website or an appointment can be made to view them at the agent’s office.
ACCESS Access to the barns is directly from the public highway. At the entrance to the property there will be a right of way over the area shown shaded yellow on the plan and the purchaser will be responsible for the construction of this entrance. The vendor will have use of this entrance to gain access to their retained property. The purchaser will be responsible for a proportion of the upkeep of this access way in accordance with their use.
TENURE The whole of the property is freehold although it will be sold from two title documents.
POSSESSION Vacant possession will be given upon completion on all buildings.
MEASUREMENTS Measurements are taken from the architect’s scaled plans and from Ordnance Survey digital mapping.
It is understood that mains water and mains electricity are connected to the buildings and are also available in the road. Any easements or wayleaves which may be needed to cross the vendor’s retained land will be given although a new drainage system will need to be installed by the developer. None of the above services have been tested and purchasers should note that it is their specific responsibility to make their own enquiries of the appropriate authorities as to the location, adequacy and availability of mains water, electricity and drainage services.
The purchaser will construct and then the purchaser and vendor will be responsible for a proportion of the upkeep of the entrance shown yellow, in accordance with use. The purchaser will be responsible for the removal of approximately 3m of hedge along the line C-D and bushes at point G and to then provide a base and hardcore within the area C, D, E & F. The purchaser will be responsible for stoning and levelling the 20ft wide driveway shown A-B (grey) on the plan within 12 months of completion. The purchaser will be responsible for moving the electricity meter and a metered water supply (marked x) to the retained building on site (shaded blue and marked X & Y) in accordance with any necessary regulations and compliance. The purchaser will also be responsible for supplying a metered water supply to the retained building (shaded blue). The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, easements and wayleaves that may exist over the same whether disclosed or not.
BOUNDARIES & FENCING The purchaser will be responsible for erecting and thereafter maintaining post and four rail fencing around the current unfenced boundaries of the property within three months of completion.
PLAN, AREA & DESCRIPTION The plan, area and description are believed to be correct in every way, but no claim will be entertained by the vendor or the agents in respect of any error, omissions or misdescriptions. The plan is for identification purposes only.
METHOD OF SALE The property will be offered for sale by private treaty as a whole and interested parties should submit their offers to the agent’s Rugby office.
LOCAL AUTHORITIES Rugby Borough Council Tel. 01788 533533 Warwickshire County Council Tel. 01926 410410 Severn Trent Water Tel. 0845 7500500 Western Power Tel. 0800 0963080
VENDOR SOLICITOR Wright Hassall LLP, Olympus Avenue, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV34 6BF, reference Alex Robinson, telephone 01926 886688 , email Alexandra.firstname.lastname@example.org
VIEWING Strictly by prior appointment through the agent’s Rugby office on 01788 564680 or email rugrural@howkinsandharrison. co.uk
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