A Development Opportunity with Planning Permission Granted for a Three-Bedroom Dwelling with Equestrian Facilities and Land.
A rare opportunity to purchase an equestrian facility (including stables, manège and grazing land) with existing residential use on the ground floor of the main stable block. The Property benefits from Planning Permission to create a three-bedroom dwelling through increasing the residential area on the Ground Floor and converting the hayloft on the First Floor into residential use.
In all approximately 1.29 hectares (3.19 acres)
A rare chance to purchase an equestrian facility with established residential use (via a Certificate of Lawful Use) and further Planning Permission granted to provide a three-bedroom dwelling.
The Property extends to a total of 1.29 ha (3.19 ac) or thereabouts and comprises 9 stables, manège, portable cabin, other outbuildings and grazing land.
The property currently offers a 1-bedroom flat (comprising kitchen, bedroom and wc), with planning permission granted for a 3-bedroom dwelling.
Farthing Hall Stables is well situated in an extremely desirable part of the Hertfordshire countryside and is within 25 miles of central London. The Property is adjacent to residential properties to the west, The Cowper Arms Public House to the south, and agricultural land to the north and east.
The village of Letty Green lies to the south of the Property and the town centres of Welwyn Garden City and Hertford are within easy reach (3 and 4 miles respectively). Both provide comprehensive shopping and travel facilities. The area also provides a range of other amenities including good schools, health, and sport and recreation facilities.
Communications in the area are excellent. Access to the A414 is available around 0.5 miles to the north west, with the A1(M) about 4.5 miles away. From Welwyn Garden City there are frequent trains to London (Kings Cross from 24 mins).
Access to Farthing Hall Stables is available across the access and car park to The Cowper Arms Public House. This right of access is for all purposes and at all times. This is shown shaded brown on the site plan in these particulars.
Planning Permission has been approved for the provision of a three-bedroom dwelling in the main building. This is achieved by enlarging the residential area on the ground floor (moving the wall to widen the residential area by approximately 1m) and converting the hayloft on the first floor.
The Application Reference is 3/17/2495/FUL and copies of this are available on request. Proposed floorplans and external visuals are contained within these particulars and the attached document.
The existing residential use was established through a Certificate of Lawful Use or Development. The Application Reference for this is 3/17/0120/CLE and
copies of this are also available on request.
Services and Utilities:
Single phase electricity and mains water are connected. A septic tank provides sewerage. Water is connected to the land.
The nearest postcode is SG14 2NL.
Tenure and Possession:
The Property is being sold Freehold with Vacant Possession available on the whole on completion.
Method of Sale:
The Property is offered for sale by Private Treaty.
Wayleaves, Easement and Covenants:
Interested parties should make their own enquiries into any wayleaves, easements and covenants affecting the land, and take any advice relating to these matters to satisfy themselves before proceeding with a purchase.
Photographs and Condition:
The photographs were taken in May 2017. Any prospective purchaser is advised to take note of the condition of the buildings on inspection. Notably, since the photographs were taken, the small stable building has been braced.
East Herts District Council: 01279 655261
It is not possible to see the property from the public highway. Access to the site is to be arranged strictly by appointment with the vendors agent Bidwells on 01727 223902. We ask that you be as vigilant as possible and take due care for your own personal safety when inspecting the property.
We wish to inform prospective purchasers that we have prepared these particulars as a guide.
If communications, condition of the property, situation, or other factors are of particular importance to you, please discuss these with us before arranging an appointment to view as this should help avoid a wasted journey.
Prospective purchasers should be particularly aware of the access route over the car park of the nearby public house.