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3 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Sandy Lane, Brindle, Chorley, Lancashire

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

Attractive Grade II farmhouse and substantial barn with planning permission to convert into a 5 bed residential dwelling in the sought after location of Brindle.
Opportunity to purchase an additional 3.7 acres by separate negotiation.Situation

The property is located in the sought after historic and picturesque village of Brindle. The city of Preston and town of Chorley are all within a short drive from the property and have excellent commuter links, train stations and offer a variety of amenities and schooling. This makes the perfect property for someone wanting to live a rural life whilst retaining good access to services.

Chorley 4.4miles, Preston 7.4 miles, Lancaster 27.7 miles, Manchester 31 miles.


Tullis Farm presents a rare opportunity to purchase a handsome Grade II listed three bedroom former farmhouse in need of modernisation and a substantial stone barn with planning consent to convert to a five bedroom house. This property has not been available on the open market for around 60 years.

The delightful listed Farmhouse at Tullis Farm is thought to be built in the 17th Century and more recently extended and modernised in 1985. The traditional stone-built property briefly comprises of a substantial sized kitchen diner, with exposed beams, inglenook fireplace and stone mullion windows. Also to the ground floor is a living room with feature stone fireplace with pretty views over open farmland through mullion windows, a useful utility room / boot room, and cloakroom. To the first floor are three double sized bedrooms and a family bathroom.


The formal gardens lie to the north and south elevations of the property. The farmhouse benefits from unspoilt views to both the north and west overlooking the Brindle Estate. There is potential to purchase an additional 3.7 acres by separate negotiation, this land is highlighted in green on the site plan featured on the website. The Barn at Tullis Farm is currently used for storage, it has recently (13th April 2018) been granted the benefit of full Planning Permission to convert into a five bedroom residence. Proposed plans show the ground floor accommodating, a large kitchen diner / snug room, along with a formal living room, utility room, cloakroom, study and feature staircase rising to the first floor. To the first floor are five bedrooms, four of which are double size the master accommodating an ensuite and a large family bathroom. The barn also benefits from an attached double garage, which will provide ancillary living and sleeping accommodation to the first floor. Plans are available to download from Chorley Borough Council website or from the selling agents by request.

In the garden curtilage of this property is a single-story outbuilding which has also been granted planning permission (under the same application) to become a games room/office.


Mains electricity, water, central heating is fed from the log burner and private drainage.

Rights of Access, Wayleaves and Easements

None that we are aware of the vendor will grant the purchaser maintenance rights across the field to the North of Tullis Farm and Barn to access the septic tank, assuming that the extra land available is not purchased.


The barn benefits from full planning permission granted on the 13th April 2018 by Chorley Borough Council. Planning reference number: 18/00097/FUL, full suite of documents with relation to the planning application are downloadable from the council’s planning portal.

Community Infrastructure Levy

Please note that the barn will qualify for relief from this, subject to meeting the criteria of self-build.

Extra Land

There is extra land available to purchase by separate negotiation measuring approximately 3.7 Acres, this is highlighted green on the plan shown on the website.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 June 2018

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