- An attractive smallholding
- A four bedroom farmhouse
- A range of traditional farm buildings with Planning Permission for conversion to four residential dwellings
- Available as a whole or in three lots
- Whole: £850,000 - £935,000
- Lot One: £400,000 - £425,000
- Lot Two: £350,000 - £380,000
- Lot Three: £100,000 - £130,000
An attractive smallholding in the hamlet of Hanch, comprising a four bedroom farmhouse, a range of traditional farm buildings with Permitted Development Rights and Detailed Planning Permission for conversion to four residential dwellings and adjoining pasture, extending in total to approximately 13.26 acres (5.364 hectares) Available as a whole or in three lots
sought after Lysways Lane, a short distance from the cathedral city of Lichfield and villages of Kings Bromley and Longdon. A large range of amenities can be found in the city of Lichfield, together with two railway stations. The property lies within 1 mile of the A515 (Tewnals Lane) which also provides further access to the A50, M6 Toll and A38 and further to links the towns of Stafford and Tamworth and the city of Birmingham.Hanch Farm sits in the hamlet of Hanch in an accessible rural position with outlooks over surrounding countryside. The property is accessed off Lysways Lane at three points.
From Lichfield , exit north on the A51Western Bypass leading into Stafford Road for approximately 1.6 miles. At the the roundabout take the second exit right on to the A515 sign posted for Ashbourne.Continue on the A515 for approximately 1.4 miles and take the left turn on to B5014 Lichfield Road, sign posted for Lichfield Golf and Country Club. Follow the Lichfield Road for 0.5 miles taking the left turn onto Lysways Lane. Continue on Lysways Lane for a short distance where Hanch Farm is located on the right as indicated by our 'For Sale' board.
Hanch Farm is an attractive small holding comprising a two storey farmhouse occupying a private rural position, together with a range of traditional farm buildings subject to Permitted Development Rights and Detailed Planning Permission for conversion to four residential dwellings and adjoining pasture land with amenity pool, extending in total to approximately 13.27 acres (5.370 hectares). The farmhouse requires full modernisation and benefits from Full Planning Permission for reconfiguration and extension into the adjoining barn, offering an excellent opportunity to create a large family home in a pleasant position. The property currently offers accommodation over two floors comprising a good sized Kitchen with walk-in Pantry off, Dining Room, Sitting Room, downstairs Bathroom, Four Bedrooms and a large Family Bathroom. The property also enjoys a lawned garden to the front as well as a parking and turning area to the rear. The farmhouse also benefits from an adjoining traditional barn to the rear which has been granted Full Planning Permission for conversion in to a two bedroom residential dwelling. The farm yard offers a range of brick under tile traditional buildings in a court yard formation which benefit from Permitted Development Rights for residential conversion into three units. There are further traditional and modern agricultural buildings at the property. The buildings occupy a functional yard area which benefits from access off Lysways Lane.Finally, the holding benefits from 12.28 acres (4.790 hectares) of pasture land which sits to the west of the farmhouse and yard, with access of Lysways Lane.
Lot One – Farmhouse, Barns and Paddock Land extending to 0.37 acres (0.148 hectares) Edged RED on the Sale Plan
Farm House Accommodation
Hanch Farmhouse occupies a pleasant rural position, requiring full modernisation throughout offering opportunity to create a spacious family home with large outside space. The property is subject to detailed planning permission under planning application No. 18/01092/FUL for the extension through into the adjoining barn to the rear and reconfiguration to create a spacious three bedroom family home comprising of an open plan Kitchen/Breakfast Area, downstairs WC, Dining Room, Sitting Room, 3 bedrooms, one with en-suite and a family Bathroom.The accommodation currently comprises;
Rear Entrance Porch - 5' 9'' x 3' 10'' (1.75m x 1.18m)
Located to the rear of the property with dwarf brick walls, single glazed timber windows and UPVC corrugated mono-pitched roof and door leading into the Kitchen.
Kitchen - 15' 6'' x 11' 9'' (4.73m x 3.58m)
Good sized room with fitted floor units and an open fireplace in a brick surround.
Large pantry accessed off the kitchen with a tiled Thrawl and beamed ceiling.
Dining Room - 19' 10'' x 11' 10'' (6.04m x 3.61m)
Accessed from the kitchen with stairs off, open fireplace in a brick surround with an electric fire in front. Front door leading out to the garden with feature windows to either side.
Sitting Room - 10' 2'' x 15' 9'' (3.1m x 4.79m)
A good sized room accessed off the Dining Room with a corner open fireplace in a brick surround and twin aspect views.
Bathroom - 12' 0'' x 7' 1'' (3.67m x 2.17m)
A large bathroom off the turn of the stairs with a cream suite comprising a bath with electric shower over, WC and basin and a UPVC double glazed window.
To The First Floor
Bedroom One - 16' 0'' x 12' 2'' (4.87m x 3.7m)
A good sized double room with twin aspect views comprising a feature window.
Bathroom Two - 16' 0'' x 12' 2'' (4.87m x 3.7m)
A double room to the rear of the property housing the airing cupboard.
Bedroom Three - 15' 10'' x 10' 2'' (4.82m x 3.11m)
A good sized double room with twin aspect views comprising a feature window.
Bedroom Four - 11' 4'' x 5' 11'' (3.46m x 1.81m)
A single room to the front of the property with a feature window.
Bathroom - 14' 6'' x 8' 10'' (4.41m x 2.70m)
A large room with a green suite comprising bath, basin and WC together with a separate shower cubicle.
The farmhouse is accessed off Lysways Lane via an independent gated access to the side of the property leading to the barns to the rear. The property benefits from a lawned garden to the front of the farmhouse with a pedestrian access gate off Lysways Lane leading to the front entrance.The property benefits further from a small paddock to the north extending to 0.12 acres (0.050 hectares) which is accessed off the access track and yard area.
Lot One also included a single storey brick under tile barn and two storey traditional brick under tile barn adjoining the farmhouse to the rear which are also subject to the planning application No. 18/01092/FUL. Detailed planning permission has been granted for the conversion of the barns to a two bed residential dwelling. The proposed accommodation to the ground floor comprises of a family Kitchen, WC, Dining Room, Sitting Room and to the first floor, two bedrooms and a family bathroom. It is anticipated that purchasers may wish to explore the possibilities for altering this consent layout to enlarge the farmhouse further. Being included within the sale of Lot One is part of the Dutch Barn to the rear of the property which also sits in Lot Two. The first two bays are being included within Lot One and the boundary has been demarcated out at the property.
Lot Two – Range of Traditional Barns with Permitted Development Rights for Residential Conversion extending to 0.57 acres (0.231 hectares) Edged BLUE on the Sale Plan
A fantastic opportunity to acquire a courtyard range of traditional buildings with Permitted Development Rights for the conversion into three residential dwellings situated in a sought after rural location. The site is accessed off Lysways Lane by a independent access leading into a courtyard providing ample parking and turning area. Barn 1 is a single storey brick under tile barn situated to the lane side. The barn is proposed to be converted to a 3 bedroom dwelling with accommodation comprising of three bedrooms, one with En-suite Bathroom, a family Bathroom, an open plan Kitchen/Dining Room and a separate Sitting Room. To the outside the barn benefits from shared court yard parking with Barn 2 together with garden space to the north of the Kitchen/Dining Room and a large lane side lawn alongside Lysway Lane. The barn extends in total to approximately 148.60m2 (1600ft2) GEA benefiting from approximately 66m2 (710ft2) of amenity space.Barn 2 is a two storey traditional brick under tile barn situated within the courtyard to the west. The barn is proposed to be converted in to two units.Unit 1 has been granted consent for a 4 bedroom dwelling with accommodation to the ground floor comprising as follows, a WC, an open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living space and to the first floor three Double Bedrooms, one with En-suite Bathroom, a further Single Bedroom/Office and Family Bathroom. Unit 1 extends in total to approximately 136m2 (1464ft2) GEA benefiting from approximately 67m2 (721ft2) of amenity space.Unit 2 has been granted conversion for a 3 bedroom dwelling with accommodation to the ground floor comprising as follows, a WC, an open plan Kitchen/Dining/Living space and to the first floor three Double Bedrooms, one with En-suite Bathroom and Family Bathroom. Unit 2 extends in total to approximately 135.40m2 (1457ft2) GEA benefiting from approximately 67m2 (721ft2) of amenity space.To the outside barns benefit from shared court yard parking and enjoy garden space to the rear overlooking adjoining agricultural land.
Lot Two also includes of a traditional brick under tile cart shed located to the south side of the courtyard area.To the rear of Barn 2 there are further barns comprising of a single storey open fronted cart shed, a corrugated iron clad open fronted barn and 3 bays of the steel portal framed Dutch Barn which also sits partly within Lot one.
Lot Three – Pastureland and Amenity Pond extending to 12.28 acres (4.790 hectares) Edged GREEN on the Sale Plan
An excellent opportunity to acquire a single enclosure of pastureland and an amenity pond sitting to the west of Hanch Farmhouse and yard extending in total to 12.28 acres (4.790 hectares).The land is bounded by a mixture of mature hedgerow boundaries and post and wire fencing and benefits from an access point off Lysways Lane. The land is relatively level in nature sitting approximately 85 metres above sea level. The large pond measures approximately 0.72 acres (0.292 hectares) being surrounded by mature trees. The land is classified as a mixture of Grade 3 under the MAFF Agricultural Land Classification Scheme.
Hanch farmhouse and the adjoining barn forming Lot One has been granted Detailed Planning Permission by Lichfield District Council for the conversion to a two bedroom cottage and extension of the farmhouse under planning application 18/01092/FUL on 25th January 2019.The two traditional barns within the courtyard of Lot Two benefit from Permitted Development Rights for the conversion into three residential dwellings under application 17/01281/PND which was granted on 28th November 2017 as amended by 18/01092/FUL in relation to the parking spaces.
An information pack providing further details of the planning permission for the Barns and the Farmhouse, existing and proposed elevations and floor plans is available from the selling agent upon request.
Lot One benefits from a mains water and electric supply to the farmhouse, together with private drainage by way of septic tank. It is understood that Lot Two has a mains electric supply to a number of the buildings however, this supply is to be disconnected on completion and the purchaser will be required to make a new mains water, electricity and foul drainage connection. Lot Three has no mains services connected.Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the availability and suitability of these services.
Rights of Way, Wayleaves and Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, wayleaves and easements in existence at the time of the sale.
Tenure & Possession
The freehold of the property is being offered with vacant possession upon completion.
Lot One and Two are strictly by appointment through the Uttoxeter office of Bagshaws on[use Contact Agent Button].Lot Three can be viewed during normal daylight hours when in possession of a copy of these particulars.
Lichfield District Council, District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6YY[use Contact Agent Button]
Hanch Farmhouse is believed to be within Council Tax band F.
EPC Rating F
HCB Solicitors Ltd, Mill House, 38 Dam Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6AA[use Contact Agent Button] Ref:Ms D Cavanagh
Basic Payment Scheme
It is understood that the land has been registered for Basic Payment Schemes but there a no entitlements available with the sale of the property due to being held with the previous tenant.
High Speed Rail Phase 1&2a
We would advise that HS2 is due to be constructed to the north east of the property but not on any of the subject land.Further details are available on the HS2 Website, Plan number CT-06-129.
Method of sale
The property is for sale by Private Treaty.
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Bagshaws LLP have made every reasonable effort to ensure these details offer an accurate and fair description of the property but give notice that all measurements, distances and areas referred to are approximate and based on information available at the time of printing. These details are for guidance only and do not constitute part of the contract for sale. Bagshaws LLP and their employees are not authorised to give any warranties or representations in relation to the sale.
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