The sale of Upper Farm Barns provides the opportunity to purchase an attractive brick, timber framed agricultural building which benefits from Full Planning Permission (22/01955/F) to be converted into a three-bedroom and a four-bedroom, semi-detached dwellings. In addition, consent has been given for the construction of two new garages. The site is located in a rural location and it is conveniently located approximately 1.2km north-east of Downham Market and 1km south-east of the village of Wimbotsham.
* Agricultural brick, timber framed building which benefits from Full Planning Permission to be converted into a three-bedroom and a four-bedroom, semi-detached dwellings (22/01955/F).
* Planning permission includes the construction of two outbuildings for garages
* Additional consent for the construction of two garages.
* Site area approximately 0.293 hectares (0.724 acres).
* Rural location.
* Approximately ¾ mile north east of Downham Market and ¾ mile south east of the village of Wimbotsham.
The site extends to approximately 0.293 hectares (0.724 acres) and is located on the north-eastern edge of Downham Market within the King’s Lynn and West Norfolk District.
Upper Farm Barns date back to the late 19th century and during World War Two they were a part of RAF Downham Market, afterwards they were returned to agricultural purposes. The barns consist of a group of four single-storey brick ‘wings’, arranged around 2 courtyards. The courtyards are orientated to the south, with brickwork walls along the southern edge to form almost complete enclosures and providing a sense of shelter. The roofs are mainly terracotta pantile, with the exception of the central wing, which is covered in aluminium sheeting. The interior of the barns is mainly exposed brick walls and timber roof structure. Upper Farm Barns have planning consent for conversion of the barns to form two new dwellings. One three-bedroom dwelling and one four bedroom dwelling. In addition to the conversion of the existing structures there is consent for the construction of two new single storey extension car ports. The addition of a new, single storey ‘link’ element connects the easternmost barn to the remainder of the range. Further details of the proposed development, and an explanation of the design rationale that has informed the proposal can be found in the additional information pack, please contact Sworders for further detail. The buildings extend to approximately 538.5 sq.m (5,795 sq.ft) and provides the following accommodation. Unit 1 comprises an open plan kitchen/dining area, utility, sitting room and four bedrooms (one en-suite) as well as a family bathroom and study. Unit 2 comprises an open plan kitchen/dining area, sitting room and three bedrooms (one en-suite) with a family bathroom. Outside, each unit will benefit from a south facing courtyard garden
area and outbuilding/carport. Solar roof mounted PV panels are proposed and sensitive landscaping.
Upper Farm Barns are in a rural location off New Road.The site is conveniently located less than 1 mile northeast of Downham Market and south-east of the village of Wimbotsham. The site is approximately 11 miles south of the town of King’s Lynn and 37 miles west of the city
of Norwich. Wimbotsham has a primary school, local shop, two churches and a public house. Further facilities can be found in Downham Market, a thriving town with comprehensive shops and services. Downham Market is one of Norfolk’s oldest market towns and it can be traced back to Saxon times. The town offers a number of services and facilities, there is a busy market on Friday and Saturdays and an extensive range of schools, nurseries and a college. The mainline station provides excellent links and offers regular services to Ely, Cambridge, and London King’s
Cross (approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes). Cambridge City Airport is just 35 miles away and Stanstead Airport is 60 miles away.
Access to the site is via New Road, a private road and public footpath which runs eastwest and connects to Lynn Road (western end) to the A10 (eastern end). Full access rights will be granted over this private roadwith the purchaser expected to pay a fair proportion of maintenance costs.
Mains electricity is available on site and it is understood that water mains is located in the road. The purchaser is to make their own enquires regarding service connections and capacity.
TENURE & OCCUPATION
The land is available freehold with vacant possession.
EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES AND RIGHTS OF WAY
The land is offered subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, wayleaves and easements, whether or not specifically referred to in these particulars. The vendor reserves a right of access across the area hatched purple on the sales plan.
The purchaser will be deemed to have full knowledge of the boundaries and neither the Vendors nor their Agent will be responsible for defining any other boundaries. The site will be pegged out prior to exchange.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION PACK
An additional information pack is available including copies of the floor plans and the full planning documentation. Please contact Sworders for access details.
King’s Lynn and West Norfolk District Council.
Norfolk County Council.
Strictly by prior appointment only with the Vendor’s Agent.
From Norwich, get on the A47 Southern Bypass and follow the A47 for 24.5 miles to Downham Rd/A1122 in Swaffham. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Downham Rd/A1122. After 11 miles, at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto A10.After 0.7 miles, turn left onto New Rd. The destination is on the right-hand side. From King’s Lynn, follow A148 and Hardwick Rd/A149 to W
Winch Rd/A10. For 8.8 miles, follow the A10 to New Rd. Turn right onto New Rd. The destination is on the right-hand side. The postcode is PE34 3QN. The what3words for the accurate
Sworders for itself and the Owners of this property give notice that the particulars are a general outline only for the guidance of intending Purchasers and do not constitute an offer or contract.
All descriptions and any other details are given without responsibility and any intending Purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of them. Any measurements, areas or distances referred to herein are approximate only. No employee of Sworders has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to the property. No responsibility can be accepted for the expenses incurred by any intending Purchasers in this matter. All plans included are not to scale and are based upon the Ordnance Survey Map with the sanction of the Controller of H M Stationery Office for reference purposes only and are not to be relied upon in any contract. Crown Copyright Reserved. Unless specifically mentioned all fixtures and fittings are excluded from the sale.