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Property Description

Key features

  • Residential develpment site
  • Detailed PP & listed building consent
  • PP for 16 units in total (5 affordable)
  • Popular well served village
  • Offers invited by 23rd of May
  • Information pack available

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

THE SITE A residential development site with detailed planning permission and associated listed building consent for 16 dwellings comprising eight new houses, conversion of two existing barns into three further dwellings, plus five affordable dwellings.

At present the site is a redundant farmyard with a range of agricultural buildings, silos and areas of hard standing which will require demolition apart from two timber framed barns to be converted as part of the approved scheme. The total site area is approximately 1.33 acres (0.539 ha) (sts).

The site is conveniently situated on Stow road close to the High Street in the thriving and well served village of Ixworth and backs onto meadows to the south. Ixworth is an attractive village well known for its traditional High Street with a variety of timber framed and Georgian fronted houses, and good range of shops and amenities. Services include Post office, Doctors and Dental surgeries Public Houses and Ixworth primary and Middle schools. There is good access to the nearby A143 by-passing the village linking to the market town of Bury St Edmunds approximately 7 miles to the south-west. Bury St Edmunds provides an extensive range of employment, shopping, and leisure facilities, access to the A14 and rail network.

The proposed scheme comprises a total of 1391.3 m2 (14976 ft2) of private market housing. The accommodation schedule is set out below;
Plot Description Approx. floor area m2 ft2 Parking Type
1 2 bed semi-detached house 72.2 777 2x cart lodge Conversion private
2 2 bed semi-detached house 91.8 980 2x cart lodge Conversion private
3 3 bed detached house 128 1384 2x cart lodge Conversion private
4 4 bed semi-detached house 120 1291 2x parking New private
5 4 bed semi-detached house 120 1291 2x parking New private
6 2 bed semi-detached house 70 753 2x parking New affordable
7 2 bed semi-detached house 70 753 2x parking New affordable
8 3 bed end terrace house 79 850 2x parking New affordable
9 3 bed mid terrace house 71 764 2x parking New affordable
10 3 bed end terrace house 79 850 2x parking New affordable
11 4 bed detached house 150 1614 Dbl. garage New private
12 4 bed detached house 137 1474 2x cart lodge New private
13 3 bed link attached 104 1118 2x cart lodge New private
14 4 bed link attached 166 1786 2x cart lodge New private
15 4 bed detached 166 1786 2x cart lodge New private
16 4 bed detached 137 1474 2x cart lodge New private


PLANNING PERMISSION Planning permission was granted by St Edmundsbury Borough council on 21st November 2012 under application reference SE/11/1071 and listed building consent was granted in 21st November 2012 under reference SE/11/1072.The planning permission was granted subject to a number of conditions including the requirement for an archaeological investigation and a contamination survey. Full details of all documents relating to the planning application are available at;
Alternatively an information pack is available from Lacy Scott & Knight.

SECTION 106 AGREEMENT The developer is required to provide five affordable dwellings, as detailed in the scheme layout and a contribution of £6,091.00 for early years and childcare provision. A copy of the Section 106 Agreement is available in the information pack. 

DIRECTIONS From Bury St Edmunds proceed in a North Easterly direction on the A143. Pass through the Village of Great Barton and continue on to Ixworth. At the first roundabout turn left on to the Stow Road. Continue on towards the centre of the village where the site can be found on the left hand side shortly before Dover Farm house and the junction with the High Street.  

SERVICES Mains water drainage and gas supplies are understood to be in Stow Road and electricity supplies nearby. Lacy Scott & Knight have not undertaken any investigations into the suitability of services for the development and prospective buyers must rely upon their own enquiries of the relevant authorities in this regard. 

VIEWING By appointment with the agent. Please contact Alex Turner 01284 748 614 or  

INFORMATION PACKS An information pack is available on request form the agent. Documents can be sent electronically or hard copies posted. The information pack will contain copies of the planning and listed building decision notices, a set of plans for the proposed site, a copy of the Section 106 Agreement, an archaeological trenching brief, estimates for required phase ll archaeological survey, details of service locations and bidding form. Findings of the phase ll geo-environmental survey will be made available as soon as the investigation is complete. 

METHOD OF SALE The development site is offered for sale by informal tender with offers invited at a Guide Price of £1,000,000. It is requested that best offers are submitted to Lacy Scott & Knight by close of business on Friday 23rd May 2014 on the bid form which is enclosed within the information pack or available on request. 

THE ARCHITECT The design and planning application were prepared by Barefoot & Gilles Architects 2 Cromwell Court
16 St Peters Street Ipswich Suffolk IP1 1XG Tel: 01473 257474 (Roger Gilles)

AGENT'S NOTES As part of the planning conditions associated with the permission a phase II geo-environmental survey is required, involving invasive sampling of the site to assess the existence of any contamination from potential sources identified is the phase 1 study submitted with the planning application. The vendors have instigated this phase II survey and results and recommendations will be made available to interested parties when the survey is complete.
A brief for a trenched archaeological investigation has been prepared by Suffolk County Council Archaeological Services for the required survey which should take place once the site is cleared to ground level. A copy of the brief and estimates for the investigation work and trenching will be made available in the information pack.

RIGHTS OF WAY The Vendors will retain rights of access for all purposes over and under the estate road providing access to the adjoining meadow to the south and Dover Farm House. The area hatched green on the site plan in the details will be retained by the Vendors as a parking area for Dover Farm House. There is no requirement for a garage to be built. 

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