Land for saleFramlingham, Suffolk
Withdrawn from Market £850,000
Location This prime residential development opportunity is located within Well Close Square, in the centre of the ever popular market town of Framlingham. The town is home to a good selection of independent shops and businesses including cafés, restaurants, hairdressers, antique shops, a travel agency and delicatessen. It is also home to the Crown Hotel, Barclays Bank and a Co-operative supermarket. Off the Market Hill are a number of other businesses providing day-to-day services including pubs, vets, a medical centre and schools. Sir Robert Hitcham's Primary School is highly regarded and Thomas Mills High School is considered one of the best state schools in the East of England. There is also Framlingham College, which is served by its prep school, Brandeston Hall, some 5 miles away. In recent years Framlingham was voted the number one place to live in the country and is perhaps best known for its magnificent medieval castle, which is managed by English Heritage.
Framlingham is surrounded by delightful villages, many of which have popular public houses. There are lovely walks from Framlingham into the surrounding countryside, and amenities such as golf in nearby locations such as Cretingham (6 miles), Woodbridge (12 miles) and Aldeburgh (13 miles). The world famous Snape Maltings Concert Hall is within easy reach (10½ miles). There is also bird watching at the RSPB centre at Minsmere (15 miles). Framlingham is only 12 miles from the coast as the crow flies with the popular destinations of Southwold, Dunwich, Thorpeness and Orford. The county town of Ipswich lies approximately 18 miles to the south-west and from here there are regular services to London's Liverpool Street Station, scheduled to take just over the hour. There is also a railway station at Campsea Ashe, 7 miles to the south, with regular connecting services to Ipswich.
Description Planning permission was granted by Suffolk Coastal District Council on 8th September 2016 for the change of use and conversion of a public house and outbuildings to provide two dwellings plus the construction of three new houses. The planning permission reference is DC/16/2115/FUL, a copy of which is included within these particulars.
The planning permission provides for the conversion of the White Horse into a substantial dwelling of over 4,000 square feet, with the principal accommodation offering up to six bedrooms arranged over three floors, together with additional accommodation (or adjoining annexe if required) to the rear. There will be a large courtyard at the rear, together with a south facing garden beyond.
Beside The White Horse is the Former Stable. It is proposed that the existing building will be retained and extended to provide a detached two bedroom dwelling.
Beyond the Former Stable, to the west, will be the two new build townhouses (Plots 2 and 3). These will be arranged over three floors with a double garage on the lower ground floor, with a kitchen/dining room, living room and decked area on the upper ground floor. On the first floor will be four bedrooms and a bathroom. Both properties will benefit from good size south facing gardens to the rear.
To the front of the site will be Plot 4, the Former Smithy. Despite the name, this will also be 'new build' and comprise a kitchen, bathroom and bedroom on the ground floor together with a large open plan living room on the first floor. Outside there will be a garden and parking area to the rear.
Extracts of the consented site plans are included within these particulars by kind permission of the architects, Hollins.
Schedule of Approximate Floor Areas The White Horse - 4,230 sq ft (3934 sqm)
The Former Stable (Plot 1) - 796 sq ft (74 sqm)
Plot 2 - 2,131 sq ft (198 sqm)
Plot 3 - 2,131 sq ft (198 sqm)
The Former Smithy (Plot 4) - 635 sq ft (59 sqm)
Total - 9,923 sq ft (922 sqm)
Community Infrastructure Levy A Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) will be payable totalling approximately £55,000. The exact CIL figure will be confirmed, but further information on CIL can be found at http://www.eastsuffolk.gov.uk/planning/community-infrastructure-levy/suffolk-coastal-community-infrastructure-levy-rates/
Services We understand that all mains services are currently available on site, although prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries of the relevant utility providers and satisfy themselves in this regard.
Retained Rights The vendors will reserve a right of way over the proposed access road, together with rights to connect into the services on site.
Viewing The site can be viewed at any time with sales particulars in hand, but we request that any interested party informs the selling agent of their intention to view before visiting the site. Access to the White Horse and the Former Stable will need to be accompanied by the selling agent and a prior appointment will need to be made.
Local Authority Suffolk Coastal District Council; Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 1AU; Tel: 01394 383789
NOTE 1. Drawings reproduced by kind permission of Hollins Architects & Surveyors, 4A Market Hill, Framlingham, Suffolk IP13 9BA; Tel: 01728 723959
2. These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers or lessees in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn. No warranty can be given for any of the services or equipment at the property and no tests have been carried out to ensure that heating, electrical or plumbing systems and equipment are fully operational. Any distances, room aspects and measurements which are given are approximate only.
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