A rare opportunity to acquire a former agricultural site which has been used for commercial purposes. The site also has potential, subject to planning, for change of use to residential.
Aston End is a small and attractive settlement with its own pub on the eastern edge of Stevenage (2.2 miles) close to the popular villages of Walkern and Aston. Most nearby properties are in residential use.
Method of Sale
The freehold of the property is offered for sale by private treaty as a whole.
Twin Barns is offered to the market with a guide price of £300,000. Additional (adjoining) land may be available by separate negotiation.
The property comprises two former poultry buildings of mostly timber-frame construction on a brick plinth with mostly concrete floors and with corrugated sheet roof. The buildings are arranged into a number of separate units capable of separate occupation. The external measurements of these buildings extend to 273.23m2 (2,940 ft2). There is also a portacabin (21.32m2 (229ft2)) with a timber building attached. In total the site extends to approximately 0.10 hectares (0.24 acres).
The property lies in the metropolitan Green Belt. There is a planning permission in respect of a previous upholstery business as well as two previously refused applications for residential development more than 20 years ago.
Electricity is connected to the property. Water is available nearby subject to usual utility connection requirements.
Tenure and possession
The property is available with vacant possession on completion.
Exchange of contracts and completion
Contracts to be exchanged within 28 working days of the issue of a draft contract by the Vendor’s solicitor. A 10% deposit will be payable on exchange of contracts with completion on a date to be agreed.
In accordance with the most recent Anti-Money Laundering legislation the purchaser will be required to provide proof of identity and an address to the selling agent once an offer has been submitted and accepted (subject to contract) prior to solicitors being instructed.
Easements, Covenants and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all existing wayleaves, easements, public or private rights of way, covenants and restrictions, whether stated in these particulars or not.
The Purchaser to be responsible for erecting and thereafter maintaining a close board timber fence between the points marked A and B on the plan.
The property is being offered for sale subject to overage provisions. In the event planning permission is granted for residential development within a period of 30 years, the Purchaser(s) shall pay to the Vendors 30% of the uplift in value to which the planning permission gives rise. Further details are available in the Weldon Beesly data room.
Various additional information is available in our data room which can be found at www.weldonbeesly.com/property-portal/ The username and password are both: Property
Strictly by appointment with the sole selling agent Weldon Beesly (Ref: Hugo Richardson or Clair Sarles).
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