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3 bedroom residential development for sale

Silver Street, Benniworth, LN8

Sold STC 2,300 sq. ft. | £250,000

Property Description

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  • 2,300 sq ft (213 sq m)

Key features

  • Change of Use Planning Permission granted
  • Over 7 Acres of Grounds
  • Conversion to 3 Bedrooms with Individual En-Suites
  • Spectacular Views across the Lincolnshire Wolds

Full description

A rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a superbly situated barn to the south of the Lincolnshire Wolds village of Benniworth that offers open rural views to the south and west elevations right across this Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The barn has been granted with 'Approval of Change of Use' with the intention of converting the existing building into a three bedroom residence.

The result, we feel, will be a fine property with enviable outlook and positioning to also include just over 7 acres of land, recently sown to a grass ley.

Location - The property is situated within the village of Benniworth which lies on the western edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds, a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The market towns of Louth, Horncastle, Market Rasen, the Historic City of Lincoln and the A1 road link at Newark are within commuting distance.

Directions - From Market Rasen take the A631 road east towards Louth and before entering the village of Ludford, turn right onto the B1225 road towards Horncastle, at the next junction continue straight ahead taking the second right turn signposted Benniworth.
Proceed into the village, turn left at the crossroads and continue along this road until reaching a right hand turning onto Silver Street. Continue nearly to the end of Silver Street, turning left just before 'Top Farm' where the barns gravelled access track will be apparent.

Introduction - The proposed dwelling would see conversion of the existing building to provide a two storey property that has been suggested could comprise Lounge, Hall, Cloaks WC, Dining Kitchen to the ground floor and Three Bedrooms to the upper floor, each with their own en-suites.
Planning Permission for Application for the Prior Approval of Proposed Change of Use of Agricultural Building to a Dwellinghouse has been granted 18/04/2016 by East Lindsey District Council Planning Office
The Application No is. N/015/00395/16
The current barn has three individual store areas, the middle store a noteworthy feature of former double cart bay, with lofts above however it is worth noting that the loft above is not a complete floor in the smallest store area. The existing lean to is to be removed.
The barn is accessed via its own drive and mains services for electricity and water are situated nearby on the nearby Silver Street.
There is a substantial hard-standing area to the south elevation of the property.
The land included totalling approx 7.88 acres is situated to the south of the barn and has recently been sown to a grass ley ideal for upkeep of horses, livestock etc.

Proposed Accommodation - 2300' (701.04m) - Overall Proposed Accommodation = approx 2300 sq ft / 210 sq m

Entrance Hall - Entrance door into hall, staircase to upper floor, doors to main principal ground floor rooms

Lounge - 6.6 x 6.0 (21'8" x 19'8") - French style doors/ floor to ceiling windows proposed to west elevation, two further windows proposed either side of a feature fireplace, beam over, door onto garden patio for the south elevation

Cloaks Wc -

Dining Kitchen - 6.0 x 4.8 (19'8" x 15'9") - Existing sliding doors proposed to be made into feature with window to east elevation, two further windows to each side aspect

Landing - Storage cupboard, doors to principal first floor rooms, window to north elevation

Bedroom One - 4.8 x 3.9 (15'9" x 12'10") - Proposed built in wardrobe, 2x window to north elevation, with door to

Bedroom One Ensuite -

Bedroom Two - 4.8 x 3.6 (15'9" x 11'10") - Proposed built in wardrobe, door to en-suite, window to south elevation, beam over

Bedroom Two Ensuite -

Bedroom Three - 3.9 x 3.6 (12'10" x 11'10") - Window to north elevation, built in wardrobe

Bedroom Three Ensuite -

Outside - The plot extends to a total of 7.88 acres, allowing for a variety of purposes and uses subject to necessary consents, considered an ideal opportunity for equestrian and/or livestock enthusiasts

Offers - Best and Final Offers are invited on this property after a sufficient advertising period of 3 weeks
The deadline for Best and Final Offers shall be Friday 14th October 2016, 12 noon.
Best and Final Offers are to be received in writing to our office for the attention of Sophie Marshall by this date along with proof of funding, deposits and chosen conveyancer details.
We will then report to our clients and envisage a response to all offers received no later than the following week.

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