A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached former agricultural barn with planning permission for change of use to three residential dwellings and the potential for up to five dwellings subject to variation of the class Q consent. The barn stands on the outskirts of the high premium village of Welton directly adjacent to an overlooking open farmland with an established vehicular access to Welton Lane. The existing barn extends to an internal floor area of approximately 3,862 square feet and stands in a plot extending to approximately 0.64 of an acre. As a five dwelling development the GDV would have the potential to be in excess of £2 million.
Planning consent was granted on 11th May 2021 by West Northamptonshire Council application number PD/2021/0016 for change of use as an agricultural building to a use within Class C3 (Dwelling House) to include building operations reasonably necessary to convert the building under Schedule 2 Part 3 Class Q (a and b) of Town and Country Planning general permitted development England order 2015 as amended. The existing consent grants the use of the barn to create three dwellings to be completed before the expiration of 3 years from the date of the approval.
The property stands on the western side of Welton Lane on the southern outskirts of the very popular village of Welton approximately 1 mile north of Daventry with vehicular access opposite the entrance to the Manor House.
The village includes the Parish Church of St Martin, the Village Hall, the White Horse public house and the Welton Church of England Academy primary school. The village is well placed for ease of access to the A5/Watling Street and the M1 motorway and Watford Gap services. The Grand Union canal runs along the southern boundary of the parish and there are ample local employment opportunities in Daventry, Rugby, Northampton, Coventry and Banbury and the railway station at Long Buckby is located approximately 4 miles to the east providing services to Coventry, Birmingham and London whilst Rugby station provides fast connecting services using the West Coast Mainline.
AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES
Western Power have advised that a main electricity supply is available from Welton Lane and have provided a quotation of £35,234. Purchasers will need to satisfy themselves as to the availability of services however the vendor will publish information contained within the Local Authority Searches together with the Legal Pack available prior to the auction.
BARN INTERNAL MEASUREMENTS
75'00 x 51'06 (22.86m x 15.70m)
The interior measures to a ridge height of approximately 25ft (7.62 meters) and and eaves height of approximately 17ft 6 ins (5.3 meters)
The approved plans show details of three single storey dwellings each with open plan living/dining and kitchen space together with bathroom and two bedrooms. There are private allocated gardens and private allocated parking spaces however the purchasers may wish to consider a change in the density of dwellings either for a single dwelling of for additional dwellings subject to the grant of Planning Permission. These particulars include pictoral renderings of how the barn could be converted to create four dwellings or be used as a single dwelling subject to planning consent.
HOW TO GET THERE
From Daventry town centre proceed in an easterly direction along Eastern Way to the roundabout junction with Northern Way and turn left at the Icon Innovation Centre sign posted to M1 North & M6 Kilsby (A361) and Daventry Country Park. Continue along Northern Way to the next roundabout junction and take the third exit along Welton Lane sign posted to Lang Farm and Welton. At the next roundabout take the second exit along Welton Lane sign posted towards Welton and proceed out of the town along this road. On entering the village of Welton the access to Welton Barn stands on the left hand side.
BUYERS PREMIUM CHARGES
The purchaser will also be required to pay a buyer's premium of £900 (£750 plus VAT).
The purchaser will be required to pay an administration charge of £720 (£600 plus VAT).
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