Layer Breton Hill, Colchester


A rare opportunity to acquire two agricultural buildings with permitted development rights for change of use into two private residential dwellings. The barns are located in a beautiful country position on the outskirts of Layer Breton close to Abberton reservoir. The planning agreed is for two separate detached dwellings, one a four bedroom and the other a two bedroom, in total the whole plot is approaching 0.9 of an acre.

DESCRIPTION Access to the site is via a private lane which will be retained by the sellers but with rights of access given to the purchaser.

The dimensions of the existing buildings are approximately:

Building One - (two bedroom detached)
Ground Floor: 39' x 18'
First Floor: 21' x 18'

Building Two - (four bedroom detached)
60' x 40'

The overall plot is approaching 0.9 of an acre.

PLANNING Approval granted on 12th March 2018 under application number 180174 for the proposed change of agricultural buildings to dwelling houses as defined under Schedule 2 Part 3 Class Q of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) order 2015 and in accordance with section 60 (2B) and (2C) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (as amended by section 4(1) of the Growth and Infrastructure Act 2013).

TENURE Freehold with vacant possession.

SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected to the site.

METHOD OF SALE For sale by private treaty with vacant possession on completion. Unconditional offers are invited in the region of £595,000, freehold, subject to contract.

VIEWINGS Strictly by prior appointment with Stanfords, call 842156 and ask for Steve or Nina.

AGENT NOTE Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

The property is sold subject to the and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, easements and quasi easements and all existing wayleaves, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes, whether referred to in these particulars or not. The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and of the ownership thereof.