The Barns at Lower Farm provides a fantastic opportunity to purchase a range of redundant agricultural buildings with planning permission to convert into three large family homes. The plans passed under planning application reference: 2017/0708/FUL allow for the creation of one four bedroom single storey detached dwelling (Barn 01) and two semi-detached two storey three bedroom dwellings (Barn 02) as well as associated gardening, parking and access drive.
The property is located in a pretty rural setting with far-reaching views across the surrounding countryside providing scope to create private and impressive homes.
Grounds and Gardens
Externally the property comprises of a large plot allowing for the creation of good sized gardens and parking areas. It is accessed via a shared driveway through the adjacent field leading from Lottisham Road. The planning permission allows for the creation of a new access and parking areas outside each property. In total, the property extends to approximately 0.60 acres (0.25 hectares).
The property is situated in the village of Lottisham which is a delightful rural area between the historic small city of Wells and country towns of Glastonbury, Street, Shepton Mallet and Castle Cary. They all have their own individual character and offer a wide variety of amenities and facilities whilst the major towns of the area, Bristol, Bath, Taunton and Yeovil are all within commuting distance.
Tucked away from main roads, the countryside around Lottisham has changed little in recent decades where dairy farming predominates. Notwithstanding the rural location of the property, communications are extremely good. There is a main line railway station from castle Cary located just 5 miles from the property (London Paddington is about 95 minutes) and both the A303 and M5 are within easy reach.
There are excellent schools in both the state and private sector to suit all ages. Most notably Millfield, Wells Cathedral School, Sherborne School, Downside and Hazelgrove. Along with the highly regarded primary school in the neighbouring village of Baltonsborough.
The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion
Application Reference: 2017/0708/FUL
Mains water and electricity
RIGHTS OF WAY
The property is being sold subject to any rights of way or similar whether referred to within these particulars or not.
Mendip District Council
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agent, Killens. Telephone: 01749 671172
Travelling along the A37 from Shepton Mallet in the north or the A303 in the south at Hornblotton take the turning onto Lottisham Road signposted to Lottisham. After approximately half a mile the turning to Lower Farm is on your right. From Glastonbury and Street the property can be accessed via Baltonsborough. Travelling out of Baltonsborough on Ham Street take the right-hand turn onto Lottisham Road and after approximately 1 mile the turning to Lower Farm is on your left