WarwickshireGuide Price £600,000
Key Features1. Prior Planning Consent for Conversion to a large 4/5 Bedroom Home
2. Almost 4,800 sq ft (447 sq m)
3. Site Area about Two Acres (.81 Ha)
4. Equestrian Potential & Countryside Views
5. Available Now
A superb residential development opportunity in an attractive countryside setting comprising a substantial granary barn enjoying prior planning approval for conversion to a superb contemporary style country house of about 4,800 sq ft standing in approximately 2.63 acres (1.07 Ha) of land on the edge of the historic Walton Estate
LOCATION Walton Wood House enjoys an idyllic rural location, set in an elevated position at the end of a long farm drive, amidst most attractive rolling Warwickshire farm and woodland, within the renowned Walton Estate, and close to historic Walton Hall. The property is located off the Fosse Way (A429) which gives good access to the Cotswolds and the South. It is also within easy access of the large village of Wellesbourne which provides shops, pubs and restaurant, post office, two supermarkets, medical centre, dentist and primary school. Stratford upon Avon, Warwick/Leamington Spa and Banbury are all situated within easy access and each provides a comprehensive range of shopping, social, recreational, sporting and cultural amenities, whilst there is also a variety of good state, private and grammar schools in the area. Junctions 12 (Warwick) and 15 (Gaydon) of the M40 motorway enable fast travel to both London and Birmingham, and beyond. There are mainline train services from Leamington Spa and Banbury stations to London Marylebone, and Birmingham International Airport is situated within about 40 minutes’ drive. The property lies in the Warwickshire Hunt area with National Hunt racing at Stratford, Warwick and Cheltenham and Polo at Southam and Rugby. Local golf courses are located at Stratford, Brailes and Tadmarton.
WALTON WOOD BARN Enjoys a wonderful rural location set amidst delightful open farmland adjoining historic Walton Wood House. Approached over a long private shared farm drive from the Fosse Way, the property briefly comprises a substantial, steel framed and metal clad agricultural granary barn with dimensions of approximately 20.88m (68’ 6”) x 22.54m (74’ 0”), with concrete floor. It adjoins a hardstanding area, whilst the property is sold with an area of amenity land comprising part of a former arable field
The granary barn has prior approval granted by Stratford upon Avon District Council for change of use to a residential dwelling, subject to conditions. (Reference No: 19/02858/COUQ dated 3rd December 2019). A copy of the planning consent, conditions, plans, reports and submissions can be inspected at the selling agents’ offices in Shipston on Stour - or on the Stratford District Council website using the link below:
The approved plans are for the conversion of the Granary Barn into a substantial country house with a gross internal floor area of approximately 447 sq m (4,800 sq ft) which will briefly provide the following accommodation on one level:
LOGGIA PORCH, DINING HALL OPENING TO LIVING/KITCHEN, FITTED CLOAKROOM, UTILITY ROOM, FITTED CLOAKROOM, LOUNGE, MASTER BEDROOM WITH EN-SUITE DRESSING & SHOWER ROOM, THREE FURTHER BEDROOMS, BATHROOM, SHOWER ROOM AND OFFICE/BEDROOM 5
Services No mains services are presently connected to the site but it is understood that mains water and electricity would be available for connection subject to agreement with the appropriate statutory authorities. Applicants should make their own enquiries to:
WATER: Severn Trent Water Tel: 024 7771 5000
ELECTRICITY: Western Power Distribution Tel: 0845 724 0240
Tenure & Possession The property is for sale Freehold with vacant possession on completion.
Plan, Area & Description The plan, floor/site areas and description are believed to be correct but no claim will be entertained by the vendor or their agents in respect of any error, omission or mis-description. The plans are for identification purposes only and are not to scale.
Boundaries & Fencing Covenants The purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries, and neither the vendor nor the selling agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries of ownership thereof. A purchaser will be required to erect and thereafter maintain stockproof fencing on the unmarked boundaries of the property within 3 months of completion, and further information can be obtained from the selling agents.
Rights of Way, Covenants & Easements The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of any rights of way, easements, wayleaves, covenants or restrictions etc. as may exist over same whether mentioned herein or not. Specifically, the property is sold subject to various restrictive covenants and enjoys the benefit of a vehicular right of way over the shared private driveway from the Fosse Way, subject to a shared maintenance responsibility. It is also sold subject to a vehicular right of way in favour of Walton Wood House over the section of driveway shown coloured green on the sale plan.
Planning Enquiries Stratford on Avon District Council, Elizabeth House, Church Street, Stratford-upon-Avon CV37 6HX Tel: 01789 267575
Viewing By prior appointment only with the selling agents.
Location From Shipston on Stour proceed north on the A3400 to Tredington. At the traffic island, turn right onto the Fosse Way (A429) and continue north-east on this road, passing through the village of Halford, for about 5 miles. Immediately before the right turn to Combook, turn sharp left into the private farm driveway leading to Walton Wood House, as marked by the agent’s For Sale sign, and continue for a half mile to the end of the drive where the property will be found on the left. Post Code: CV35 9HL