Guide price £1,100,000
An opportunity to purchase an 17th century Grade II listed rural complex in need of renovation and conversion. Composed of the original farm house (Old Church Farm), a large barn with annex (The North Barn) and a range of traditional outbuildings and stables (The Barns) the site is in need of full renovation and conversion with the scope to create a number of residential dwellings within the desirable village of Rollesby (subject to the necessary consents and permissions etc) __________ HOUSE (In excess of 4000 Sq. Ft) - Entrance hall - Sitting room - Dining room - Kitchen - Utility - Shower room/cloakroom - Study - Cellar - Master bedroom with dressing room & en suite - 4 further bedrooms - 2 further bathrooms THE NORTH BARN (approx. 3500sq. ft.) - Unconverted thatched barn - 1-bedroom annexe in need of refurbishment (inc. in above) THE BARNS (approx. 5000sq. ft.) - Range of traditional outbuildings/stables OUTSIDE - Hard standing to rear - South facing courtyard - West facing paddock/garden - Rural village setting - Development opportunity - Ample off-road parking - Approx. 1.81 acres (stms) - Enviable far reaching open field views - Sought after village in the heart of the Norfolk Broads __________ Driving Distances (approx.) - Filby: 3 miles - Hemsby (east coast): 4.1 miles - Acle: 5.0 miles - Great Yarmouth: 9.3 miles - Norwich: 16.7 miles __________ SITUATION Rollesby is a small Norfolk village, approximately 9 miles to the north west of Great Yarmouth on the edge of Rollesby Broad, part of the famous Trinity Broads and linked to Ormesby and Filby Broads. Rollesby is surrounded by woodland and open fields. Martham is just over a mile away and is a large village with a population of approximately 3,000 bordering the southern bank of the River Thurne. The centre has a post office, public house, shops and doctor surgery, public library and schools and is located nine miles north from Great Yarmouth, just over 17.5 miles from the city of Norwich and three miles from the coast. The village of Filby is just 3 miles away and has a post office and village shop. Acle, 5 miles away has additional shopping and educational facilities and a mainline railway. The A47 is within a 4.7-mile drive and provides access at the Acle straight junction either to Great Yarmouth (eastern direction) or heading west back into the city. The Cathedral City of Norwich is approximately 16.7 miles to the south-west. Norwich has a vibrant business community and as the regional centre has an extensive range of cultural and leisure facilities, including the Norwich City football club, the Riverside leisure development complete with cinema and numerous restaurants and pubs. The city has an excellent range of state and private schools and is well known for its excellent shopping with a combination of independent retailers along with a number of premium department stores. Norwich has a mainline railway station with a service to London Liverpool Street and the expanding Norwich International Airport is just to the north of the city. __________ DESCRIPTION The site is currently made up the original farmhouse (Old Church Farm) which offers approx. 4000sq. ft of accommodation set over three floors which stands centrally in the complex. It has a large garden and paddock to the rear, along with a large area of hard standing. To the north-east of the house is The North Barn, which is mainly unconverted, offering almost 3500sq. ft of ground floor square footage - part of this barn has previously been converted into an annex. To the front of the site, forming an "L" shape is a run of barns and stables, fronting the road road, which offers over 5000sq. ft. of ground floor square footage, and could arguably be converted into several dwellings, subject to the necessary consents and permissions etc. __________ PLANNING We have been informed by our client that planning permission was previously granted under: Planning Consent Ref: 06/97/0871/F Listed Building Consent: 06/97/0872/LB Proposal: Conversion to dwelling with garaging Great Yarmouth Borough Council We do not have access to these documents at this time and have therefore not been able to verify - these documents were before the digital medium was used - we recommend that you or your planning advisor visit the Great Yarmouth Borough Council office to make your own enquiries. __________ HISTORIC ENGLAND FARMHOUSE List Entry Number: 1372927 Listing NGR: TG4470415726 BARN:15M NORTH EAST List Entry Number: 1152575 Listing NGR: TG4471115747 BARN: 50M SOUTH-WEST OF FARMHOUSE List Entry Number: 1050990 Listing NGR: TG 44668 15687 BARN: 35M SOUTH-WEST OF FARMHOUSE List Entry Number: 1152553 Listing NGR: TG 44690 15690 __________ OUTSIDE The development is situated in a rural location, on the edge of the sought-after village of Rollesby, amid beautiful open countryside. The site, including the area of hard standing and the enclosed paddock/garden extends to approximately 1.8acres (stms). The paddock is presently laid to lawn, interspersed with mature trees and partially bordered by mature hedging and fencing. This site benefits from spectacular far- reaching open field views to the front and rear. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Great Yarmouth Borough Council __________ SERVICES The Farmhouse: Mains water and electricity, oil-fired central heating. Private drainage. Barns: Services are available to the site but will need to be connected by purchaser. __________ DIRECTIONS From Norwich, head east on the A47 towards Acle & Great Yarmouth. At the Acle roundabout, take the 2nd exit (straight over) onto the A1064 toward Fleggburgh & Hickling. Continue on the A1064 (main road) into the village of Fleggburgh and just before The Kings Arms public house turn left into Town Road. Continue straight onto Rollesby Road, which then becomes Fleggburgh Road. The property is situated on the right-hand side, just before St. Georges Church on the left. __________ IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. These particulars have been prepared in good faith as a general guide, they are not exhaustive and include information provided to us by other parties including the seller, not all of which will have been verified by us. 2. We have not carried out a detailed or structural survey; we have not tested any services, appliances or fittings. Measurements, floor plans, orientation and distances are given as approximate only and should not be relied on. 3. The photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current, aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken. No assumption should be made that any contents are included in the sale. 4. We have not checked that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation approval, statutory or regulatory permissions or consents. Any reference to any alterations or use of any part of the property does not mean that necessary planning, building regulations, or other consent has been obtained. 5. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquiries, surveys, and professional advice about all relevant aspects of the property. 6. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact; we have no authority to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property. If these are required, you should include their terms in any contract between you and the seller. 7. Note to potential purchasers who intend to view the property; we would politely ask you discuss with our staff the reason for the property coming onto the market and if there is any point of particular importance to you, before you make arrangements to visit or plan a viewing appointment. 8. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment.
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