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Haydon Lane, Fifehead Neville, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, DT10 2AJ

Sold STC £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • An opportunity to develop in open countryside
  • Consent for a 4 bedroom dwelling and 2 bedroom annex
  • Class Q Permitted Development
  • Located off a no-through lane and bridleway
  • Pleasant south west view
  • Adjoining land, in total 8.17 acres

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exciting opportunity to convert two modern barns into a 4 bedroom dwelling and 2 bedroom annex (class Q consent) with adjoining field, in total 8.17 acres (3.31 ha).

The consent provides for a modern contemporary dwelling and annex with light and spacious rooms Most rooms have good ceiling heights and many have patio doors to enjoy the countryside outlooks.

The proposed main dwelling has 4 bedrooms, living room, kitchen/breakfast room, bathroom and shower room and the Annex has an entrance hall and 2 double bedrooms each with en-suite shower rooms.

A private patio or garden area lies between the two buildings and beyond is plentiful space for parking and turning.

The large general purpose agricultural building shall be removed as part of the consent by the purchaser. This will leave a convenient concrete base for other potential uses.
There are two ponds below the barns.

Beyond the barns is a single field of about 7 acres with a gentle south west facing aspect. The land is a productive clay loam soil well suited to grass and has been in an arable rotation in recent years. The vendor will reseed to pasture.
The vendor has improved the land recently by installing land drains.

Planning permission was granted by NDDC on 23rd August 2017 (Ref. 2/2017/1029/AGDWPA) under Class Q general permitted development for the change of use and conversion of 2 no. agricultural buildings to form 1 no. dwelling. The development shall be completed within 3 years of grant.

The property is located in a quiet rural spot directly off Haydon Lane, a no-through road, serving only two other dwellings. Set in a slightly elevated position the plot enjoys a pleasant south west view overlooking its own land.


Fifehead Neville nearby is a typical quaint vale village. The former market town of Sturminster Newton is 2.5 miles away and has a range of everyday facilities including shops and primary and secondary schools. Shaftesbury and Blandford offer a wider range of retail, recreational and commercial facilities.

The A30 and A303 provide good east/west road links. Mainline trains to London Waterloo available at Sherborne and Gillingham. There are a number of first class independent schools in the areas, notably Bryanston, Clayesmore, Milton Abbey and the Sherborne Schools.

The area provides excellent recreational opportunities with many footpaths, bridleways and lanes to explore the countryside by foot, car or horseback. There are race courses and golf courses nearby and sailing and fishing within an hour’s drive on the Jurassic coast. The property sits on the border of the Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Hunt and Portman Hunt counties.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
06 October 2017

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