An increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a farmstead with potential for development (STPP).
Comprising of a three bed dwelling, an extensive range of farm buildings and land in an attractive and accessible part of South Bedfordshire.
12.069 hectares (29.82 acres) in all.
- Shefford 3.8 miles
- Hitchin 5.1 miles
- Kings Cross from Hitchin in 27 min
- Bedford 13 miles
- London 45 miles
For sale as a Whole, or in two lots.
Only by appointment.
Tyne Hill Farm is being put to the market as an opportunity for someone to acquire a good-sized holding which offers development possibility for residential and commercial, as well as providing equestrian and agricultural uses. There is also some longer-term development potential associated with the land that lies adjacent to Lower Stondon.
The farm is located in a sought-after area of Bedfordshire, close to the Hertfordshire border, with open countryside in all directions and yet very easy to access, being only a short distance from popular towns such as Shefford, and good transport links.
Situation and Access
The Property lies on the western edge of the village of Lower Stondon surrounded by pleasant rolling
countryside. Direct access to the Property is available from Shillington Road. A useful secondary access is available from Hillside Road to the north east.
The principal towns nearby include Shefford (3.8 miles), Hitchin (5.1 miles), Bedford (13 miles) and even London (under 45 miles). The area is well accessed for road and rail links, with the A1 (7.5 miles), M1 (11 miles) and mainline rail services available in close proximity; London Kings Cross is available from Hitchin Station in just 27 minutes (on selected services).
The property extends to approximately 29.82 acres (12.069 hectares) in all and comprises a dwelling in need of complete renovation, a range of buildings extending to more than 10,000 sq.ft and land, which is part grass and part currently in an arable rotation. The soils are principally from the Evesham 2 Association, suitable for winter cereals and permanent grassland.
Lot 1 (shaded pink on the plan)
A three-bedroom detached farmhouse; measuring approximately 1,464 sq.ft. Significant extension of the property should be possible under Permitted Development Rights, or even to knock down and re-build.
A range of farm buildings that vary in condition and construction with traditional brick built buildings, a steel portal framed livestock shed, clamps and stable blocks, extending to over 10,000 sq.ft in total.
The buildings offer a wealth of opportunity for development and 5,382 sq.ft could achieve Permitted Development Rights to allow conversion to business use; storage and distribution. Further application could be made for Permitted Development Rights to allow the conversion of 4,844 sq.ft of the buildings to residential.
Further opportunities may be possible by applying for full Planning Permission for other development on this Lot.
Lot 2 (shaded blue)
Extending to 23.63 acres (9.565 hectares) part of this land is currently in an arable rotation and part laid to grass, so could be used for equestrian purposes; access is from Hillside Road.
Health and Safety
Due to potential hazards of walking on a farm we would advise you to be as vigilant as possible for your own safety when undertaking any inspection.
There is mains water and electricity connected to the farmhouse and farm buildings. The farmhouse has oil fired heating and a septic tank.
We wish to inform prospective purchasers 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; this should avoid a wasted journey. The photographs were taken and the particulars were prepared in June 2017.