Chipping Campden

Guide Price £575,000

A superb residential development opportunity comprising a range of redundant Dutch barns which enjoy prior planning approval for conversion to a large contemporary style four bedroom country house of over 2,900 sq ft (272 sq m) set in about 15 acres (6.07 Ha) of land

Key Features

1.   Prior Planning Consent for Conversion to a large 4 Bedroom Dwelling
2.   Over 2,900 sq ft (272 sq m)
3.   Site Area about 15 acres (16.07 Ha)
4.   Superb Countryside Views
5.   Considerable Equestrian Potential
6.   Available Now

A superb residential development opportunity comprising a range of redundant Dutch barns which enjoy prior planning approval for conversion to a large contemporary style four bedroom country house of over 2,900 sq ft (272 sq m) set in about 15 acres ( 6.07 Ha) of land

PAXFORD  is a charming, small, North Cotswold village set in an area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB), approximately 3 miles from Chipping Campden and 4 miles Moreton in Marsh, with main line train services to London Paddington, and from where a wide range of shopping, social and recreational amenities are available. The village includes a wide range of stone built cottages and houses and enjoys a thriving community, at the heart of which is the renowned gastro pub – The Churchill Arms. There is a village shop in nearby Blockley whilst other centres within easy reach of Paxford include Shipston on Stour (6 miles), Stratford upon Avon (15 miles), Broadway (8 miles), Stow on the Wold (9 miles) and Cheltenham (25 miles).

THE DUTCH BARNS AT BANK FARM  enjoy a delightful rural location adjoining attractive farmland, just over a third of a mile from Paxford Village. Set in about 15 acres of level land, principally planted with young broadleaf trees, with long road frontage and return frontage to a meandering brook, the property comprises a conjoined pair of redundant, steel framed Dutch barns. There is also an old, stone built barn located close-by.

The Dutch barns enjoy prior approval, granted by Cotswold District Council, for change of use into a single dwelling, subject to conditions, some of which have now been discharged. (Reference No: 18/03235/FUL dated 28th September 2018 & 19/00243/COMPLY). A copy of the planning consents, conditions, approved plans, reports and submissions can be inspected at the selling agents’ offices in Shipston on Stour - or on the Cotswold District Council website using the following link –

The approved plans allow for the conversion of the barns into a substantial, contemporary style, detached country house which will provide an estimated gross internal floor area of approximately 272 sq m (2,928 sq ft) and will briefly include the following accommodation:

On the Ground Floor  Reception Hall, Fitted Cloakroom, Garden Room, Study, Living/Dining/Kitchen, Utility Room.

On the First Floor  Gallery Sitting Room with access to Balcony, Master Bedroom Suite with En-Suite Dressing Room, Shower Room and Balcony, Three Further Double Bedrooms, one having an En-Suite Dressing Room and Family Bathroom

General Information:  

Services  No mains services are presently connected to the site but it is understood that mains water and electricity would be available for connection from Paxford village - subject to agreement with the appropriate statutory authorities. Applicants should make their own enquiries to:

WATER: Thames Water Tel: 0800 316 9800
ELECTRICITY: Western Power Distribution Tel: 0845 724 0240

The selling agents have received preliminary estimates from both Western Power Distribution and Thames Water for connecting both electricity and water to the site, and copies of these are available on request.

Tenure & Possession  The property is for sale Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Boundaries  A purchaser will be responsible for erecting, and thereafter maintaining, a stock proof post and rail fence on the un-marked boundaries of the land within 3 months of completion of the sale.

Wayleaves and Easements  The property is sold with subject to, and with the benefit of, all rights of way, easements and wayleaves that may exist at the time of the sale. Applicants are advised that a public footpath extends across the middle of the land being sold.

Plans, Areas & Description  The plan, floor/site areas and description are believed to be correct but no claim will be entertained by the vendors, or their agents, in respect of any error, omission or mis-description. The plans are for identification purposes only and are not to scale.

Planning Enquiries  Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, GL7 1PX Tel 01285 623000

Viewing  By prior appointment only with the selling agents. Applicants are advised to take care when inspecting the barns due to the nature of their construction.

Location  From Shipston on Stour, proceed west on Campden Road (B4035) towards Chipping Campden, passing over the Fosse Way, and continue for a further 4 ½ miles. Turn left, signposted to Paxford, and the property will found approximately ¼ mile along the lane on the right, identified by the For Sale sign.