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Key Features

  • • Development opportunity!
  • • A large barn and detached bungalow building
  • • Situated in a semi-rural location
  • • Enviable elevated position
  • • Far reaching panoramic countryside views

Development opportunity! For sale as a whole or in two lots. A large barn and detached bungalow building with planning permission ready for conversion. Situated in a semi-rural location on the outskirts of Yalding benefiting from an enviable elevated position enjoying far reaching panoramic countryside views.

DESCRIPTION: Guide Price as a whole £550,000 The site is located in an elevated position with wonderful views over adjacent farmland to the south. Both properties have a shared access off Kenward Road and the approval granted for the residential use of the two barns has delivered a small detached bungalow unit ‘Lavender Cottage’ on the southern side of the plot which has uninterrupted views and ‘Prior Barn’, a larger detached brick building on the northern side of the plot which is currently attached to Hillside Cottages on its western boundary but, as part of the planning scheme, will be detached from the cottages.

LOT 1: PRIOR BARN Guide Price £350,000  The consent provides for a detached U-shaped two storey building of principally brick construction with part conversion, part new build. The modern concrete portal frame building which occupies the courtyard section will be removed. The spacious accommodation will on the ground floor provide for a living room, WC, hall and cupboard space, utility room, study, kitchen, dining room and family room. Stairs lead to a first floor landing where five bedrooms are shown with en-suite and family bathrooms. The total square footage of the accommodation to be developed is estimated at 3,650sq.ft.

LOT 2: LAVENDER COTTAGE Guide Price £225,000  This is the smaller of the two buildings and comprises a detached block building under a pitched roof. The approved accommodation comprises an L-shaped kitchen/living room, family bathroom, entrance hall and two bedrooms. The overall square footage of the accommodation is estimated at 682sq.ft

PLANNING:  All plans can be viewed at our office in Paddock Wood or via the Maidstone Borough Council website with planning number 15/502769/PNBCM & 15/505598/PNQCLA. Please Note: All planning related correspondence for MBC should be sent to: Mid Kent Planning Support, Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone ME15 6JQ Tel: 01622 602736 Email: planningsupport@midkent.gov.uk Access planning services online at: www.maidstone.gov.uk 


Tenure:  Freehold

Services:  We understand Prior Barn has a water supply already to the building and drainage laid to a treatment plant beside Lavender Cottage. Lavender Cottage has a water supply pipe laid to the boundary and there is a temporary electrical building supply.

Local authority:  Maidstone Borough Council

Council tax:  TBC


VIEWING:  Strictly by appointment only with the agent: Paddock Wood Office: 01892 832325

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