A well presented and extended, attached, character house providing four…
Barn at Smallbrook Fields, Lower Green Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 0ND
BEST AND FINAL OFFERS NO LATER THAN NOON ON MONDAY 18TH JANUARY 2021
A rare opportunity to purchase an attractive period barn in a semi rural position on the edge of the village of Speldhurst, with Full Planning Permission for
conversion to form a detached three bedroom dwelling (appox. 1,260 sq ft) with garden and car barn. The site area is 0.68 acres (0.27 hectares).
VIEWING: Strictly by appointment with the Agents’ Paddock Wood Office on 01892 832325.
DIRECTIONS: The nearest postcode to the property is TN3 0ND. Heading north from Tunbridge Wells on the A26 (St Johns Road), turn left at the traffic lights on to Speldhurst Road. Continue along Speldhurst Road, which then becomes Etherington Hill, for approximately 1.5 miles, before turning left on to Lower Green Road. The property is found immediately on the left hand side.
WHAT3WORDS: Using the What3Words app, the gateway to the site is located at horseshoe.refuses.onwards.
SITUATION: Smallbrook Fields Barn is situated in a semi rural position on the outskirts of the highly desirable village of Speldhurst. Speldhurst benefits from a primary school with Ofsted outstanding rating, a public house, church and community run shop and post office. The town of Tunbridge Wells lies approximately 3.1 miles to the south east and offers extensive retail and recreational facilities, together with a main line railway station with services to London from as little as 50 minutes.
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, Town Hall, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1RS. Tel. 01892 526121.
DESCRIPTION: Smallbrook Fields Barn is a traditional L shaped Kentish barn of ragstone and weather boarded elevations, under a corrugated roof. The property benefits from Full Planning Permission for conversion of the existing barn to form a three bedroom dwelling, including the demolition of the existing stable building and replacement with an open fronted car barn. Planning consent was granted under Application Reference 17/03222/FULL on the 8th June 2018 by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
The existing barn is an L shaped building that was historically used as a milking parlour and cow shed, together with agricultural store. The barn sits centrally within the plot which adjoins Etherington Hill to the north and Lower Green Road to the west. The current access is directly from Lower Green Road by way of a five bar gate. The eastern boundary of the land is bounded by a brook, whilst agricultural land lies to the south. The consented accommodation will provide a kitchen, dining area, living area with wood burning stove, study/bedroom 3, shower and wc and master bedroom and en suite bedroom on the ground floor. On the first floor is a further bedroom and bathroom and a mezzanine deck sits above the ground floor living space.
Externally the consent allows for the demolition of the existing dilapidated stable building and the construction of a new oak framed open fronted garage and store.
SERVICES: It is understood that there are existing electricity and water connections on site. Purchasers should however rely on their own enquiries as to the suitability of these services and any cost associated with their alteration or upgrading.
PLANNING: Full Planning Permission was granted on 8th June 2018 by Tunbridge Wells Borough Council, under Application Reference 17/03222/FULL for the conversion of the barn. Copies of the approved plans and consents are available to be downloaded from our website www.lambertandfoster.co.uk, or can be sent on request. The vendor has submitted an identical application to the local authority which is currently under consideration.
HEALTH AND SAFETY: Viewings are strictly by prior appointment with the selling agent. Viewers are requested to undertake an external inspection only unless accompanied by the selling agent. Those viewing, should take all reasonable steps to ensure their health and safety whilst on site.
PARTICULARS, PLANS AND SCHEDULES: The particulars and acreages stated therein, together with the plans are believed but not guaranteed to be correct. They are given by the Agents to assist viewers but are specifically excluded from any contract and prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the information contained therein.
ANTI MONEY LAUNDERING COMPLIANCE (AML): In accordance with Money Laundering Regulations, we are now required to obtain proof of identification for all vendors and purchasers. You will need to supply information required for us to complete our identification checks which will include your date of birth, main residential address and a colour copy of your passport or photo driving licence. Lambert & Foster apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but it is a legal requirement. requirement. Unfortunately, Lambert & Foster will not be able to conclude a sale on your behalf to any person or people who are unable to provide confirmation of identification.
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