The Barn at Whitney Farm is constructed of block, stone and fibre cement and has the benefit of permission for conversion to a three bedroom dwelling with a total footprint of about 164sqm. The barn is offered for sale together with the yard area adjoining the road and the paddock to the north. In all the area extends to about 0.35 of an acre.
The Barn at Whitney Farm is located close to the popular villages of Horton and Broadway, which provide a Post Office and stores, primary school, surgery, churches and two popular public houses. A wider range of facilities are provided by the local town of Ilminster, which is situated about three miles to the east, whilst the county town of Taunton, which is about 11 miles to the north west provides further facilities including the county cricket ground, race course, mainline station (with trains to London Paddington) and access to the M5 motorway.
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING
Conditional permission was granted by South Somerset District Council for the conversion of the building in accordance with the plans below under application reference number 18/03827/PAMB on 16 January 2019. Condition 3 sets out that, prior to the commencement of the development, the lean-to off the agricultural building to the east of the site shall be demolished and all waste material from the demolition removed from the site.
There is mains water and electricity available in the vicinity of the site. A private drainage system will need to be installed by the successful purchaser.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty.
The property is offered for sale with a guide price of £130,000.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Potential Purchasers are requested to take particular care when inspecting the property.
Viewings are strictly by appointment with the Vendors agent, Carter Jonas in Taunton, on 01823 428590.
Heading west on the A303 Ilminster Bypass, take the third exit off Southfields Roundabout signed to Donyatt, Broadway and Horton. Follow the A358 (passing Monks Yard/no-through road turning on the right hand side) and take the next right signed to Broadway and Horton. Follow this road into the village. Upon reaching the Five Dials Inn, turn left onto Pottery Road signed to Crock Street. Follow this road out of the village, down the hill and pass underneath the A303. The barn at Whitney Farm is the second property on the left hand side, shortly after Whitney Farm.