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Hasketon, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP13

Guide price £750,000


REF: IPS210015


  • Secluded rural location on the edge of a sought-after village easily accessible to Ipswich, Woodbridge & the region’s road & rail communication routes
  • Barn conversion dwelling with full residential rights via a certificate of lawfulness. Ref No. DC/20/4109/CLE
  • Potential, subject to planning to extend/redevelop within the residential curtilage site
  • Present accommodation extending to some 2,000 sq ft approx. to include:-
  • Ground floor reception room, first floor open plan kitchen/living room, 3 bedrooms & shower room
  • Garaging & workshop, plus a large lean-to
  • Equestrian facilities including stable range & day room wing with kitchenette & cloakroom/shower room
  • Separate field shelter
  • 2 large paddock meadows (approx. 4 acres) plus mature mixed woodland block (approx. 3 acres)
  • In all about 9 acres


A RARELY AVAILABLE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY. A 9 acre, edge of village site with a lawful use barn dwelling having potential, subject to planning, for redevelopment as a single dwelling, together with existing equestrian facilities. PLANNING The existing property is subject to a Certificate of Lawfulness, granted by East Suffolk District Council on 07/12/2020 Ref. DC/20/4109/CLE which, as confirmed by Ben Elvin Planning Consultancy confers all the present planning rights that would exist for any residential dwelling. THE PROPERTY Set at the end of a long driveway on the eastern boundary of the site, the modern timber framed barn has been adapted by the present vendors to create living accommodation, which extends to about 1,922 sq ft and which includes a ground floor reception room with stairs leading to a first floor, providing flexible use accommodation including three bedrooms, a large shower room and an open plan kitchen/living room. Below are a pair of secure garages together with a workshop/store. Attached to one end is a substantial lean-to providing additional covered space, whilst to the other is a stable range with three stables, a tack and feed room. Attached to this is a day room wing with a kitchenette and separate shower room. The property benefits from electric night storage heating. PADDOCK MEADOWS & WOODLAND GROUNDS The property comprises two large meadow paddocks, bordered by mature natural hedgerow, together with a number of impressive mature oak trees, it is understood that the middle paddock benefits from land drainage and beyond is a 3 acre block of mature mixed woodland, which abuts the surrounding farmland. In all the property extends to about 9 acres. PLANNING POTENTIAL Whilst purchasers should make their own enquires and seek advice from specialist planning consultants/architects, the suggestion is made that, with the benefit of the Certificate of Lawfulness, the property offers the potential for extension, remolding or replacement, subject to gaining the required planning and building regulation consents. Displayed to the left is a plan identifying the residential curtilage associated with the Certificate of Lawfulness with the remainder of the land currently paddocks and woodland. LOCATION Wilderness Farm enjoys a tranquil rural setting within the parish of Hasketon, within a footpath's walk of the centre of the village with its picturesque church and well reputed gastro pub. There is a network of private horse riding tracks through the surrounding farmland. The sought after location is also easily accessible to the thriving river front town of Woodbridge and the county town of Ipswich, both of which provide a full range of shopping, commercial and educational facilities. The A12, which bypasses Woodbridge, is easily accessed, as are the commuting rail services from both Ipswich and Woodbridge stations, connecting to London's Liverpool Street. DISTANCES Hasketon village centre & pub - 1 mile Woodbridge & A12 - 3 miles Ipswich - 9 miles (London Liverpool Street Station 65/75 mins approx.) DIRECTIONS (IP13 6JP) Wilderness Farm can be approached from a variety of directions. Sat Nav and Google Maps (post code IP13 6JP) will take you to the gated entrance. PROPERTY INFORMATION Services: Mains electricity and water are connected to the property. Private drainage is currently to a chamber system. ( it would be prudent for purchasers to budget for the installation of a modern treatment system). VIEWINGS The present vendors live at Wilderness Farm and we request that all viewings are strictly by appointment with Jackson-Stops