Guide price £260,000
A REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY OF A FORMER COACH HOUSE SET WITHIN THE CENTRE OF WICKHAM MARKET WITH PLANNING PERMISSION FOR THE RENOVATION AND EXTENSION TO FORM A THREE BEDROOM RESIDENCE. THE PLOT Situated within the centre of Wickham Market and discreetly located behind the village square, the plot extends to approximately one third of an acre and is accessed via a drive linking to Broad Road. PLANNING PERMISSION The current active planning permission (DC/17/2780/FUL) was granted on the 7th July 2017. Drawings from the aforementioned plans are displayed within these particulars, and a full copy of the planning permission and associated drawings are available from the agents, or can be downloaded via the East Suffolk Council planning portal. THE PLANS The plans to which the planning permission relates have been prepared by Peter Wells Architects, and have been designed to refurbish the existing coach house structure, with the addition of a single storey extension. This will create an open plan living space, incorporating kitchen, dining area and living room, with extensive glazing to three elevations. The existing structure is planned to house two ground floor bedrooms and a bathroom, with a third bedroom on the first floor. It is envisaged that the completed residence will have a floor area extending to some 1,350 sq ft. OUTSIDE Approached from Broad Road, over an initial section of private drive, the plot is located beyond double gates on the left hand side. There is a large expanse of lawn, with a planned private drive sweeping around to the coach house, beyond which lies a second area of garden, along with a walled courtyard oriented to the south and west. SERVICES Mains connections are available within the close vicinity and the purchasers will be required to make their own enquires in order to secure the required connections. COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVEY (CIL) We are advised the permission is subject to a CIL of circa £10,000. LOCATION The thriving small town of Wickham Market, provides a wide range of local facilities, many of which are arranged around the central square. These provide for everyday needs and include a good variety of shops and restaurants/cafes, together with a post office. These is a health centre, a primary school and numerous local societies and clubs. The popular river front town of Woodbridge and the county town of Ipswich, which lie respectively 5 and 12 miles, provide a further range of local shopping and commercial facilities. Educationally, there are a wide variety of good schools in both the state and private sectors in Woodbridge, Framlingham and Ipswich, whilst recreationally there are a variety of sports clubs, together with a number of golf courses in the local area. The nearby Ore, Alde and Deben estuaries provide excellent water sport opportunities and there are numerous footpaths and bridleways throughout the Suffolk Heritage Coast area. The A12 which bypasses Wickham Market, provides access to the country's main road network. Rail services are accessible at nearby Campsea Ash with soon to be direct services to London's Liverpool Street Station in addition to the branch line services to Ipswich.
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