Development opportunity. Charming setting siding a brook and situated opposite the village church, Churchfield Farm provides a barn and outbuidlings with planning permission granted to convert to a residential property. With paddocks totalling 5 acres.
Fabulous opportunity to create your own country home in an idyllic semi-rural location. Old Dilton is a small hamlet nestled between Warminster and Westbury, making it an ideal location with access to good road and rail communications, yet surrounded by open countryside.
The hamlet comprises a small cluster of houses with a 14th Century church which is no longer regularly used. The building is now managed by the Churches Conservation Trust and opens a couple of times a year. Churchfield Farm is situated on the original site of Dilton Great Farm which was demolished in the mid 1800`s.
Both Warminster & Westbury offer a good range of amenities and facilities including leisure, schools and shopping and both have mainline railway stations together with a halt station at Dilton Marsh (Salisbury Branch Line).
Churchfield Farm also benefits from being located close to Bath and Salisbury.
Further adjoining land available by separate negotiation - comprising 2 acres with planning permission for three stables, barn and tack room.
Westbury(A350) 1mile, Warminster (A36) 3 miles, Frome 6 miles,
Bath 17 miles , Salisbury 27 miles.
The smallholding is located in a valley to the southwest of
Westbury in the hamlet of Old Dilton directly opposite St
The land comprises a mixed block of level pasture & sloping land, on two levels currently divided into four enclosures with post, rail, and stock-proof fencing. In total 5 acres.
The property provides a unique opportunity to create a contemporary home. The barn is nestled next to the Biss Brook and benefits from being set in a beautifully secluded and extremely private setting.
Under the General Permitted Development Order, Class Q, prior approval has been granted to allow for conversion of the existing barn into a wonderful family home. The conversion has been designed to enjoy the rural aspect over the land towards the church.
The planned design provides vaulted entrance, two reception rooms, utility room, cloakroom with an open plan kitchen/dining/living room.
To the first floor there are four bedrooms with the master bedroom having an en suite bathroom and an additional family bathroom.
Externally the barn is approached along a private driveway with the Biss Brook to one side and the paddock to the other.
The land lies to the North, South and West of the barn with the land being level in aspect before sloping in a bank on which a cider orchard has been established.
Barn 60` X 20` block & corrugated iron construction with
concrete floor, electric supply & hot water tank
Two large timber loose boxes plus sizeable field shelter/
piggery with mains water tap to side elevation.
LOCAL, SPORTING AND RECREATIONAL
Longleat Estate is only 8 miles away and the incredible Stourhead House and gardens are just 15 miles.
Churchfield Farm enjoys an enviable position for those wishing to follow equestrian pursuits with a network of lanes close by linking up with local bridleways providing a great variety of hacking routes. There are some excellent competition and training venues close by including the Saddle Club in Warminster and Downlands Equestrian at Tytherington.
Application number : 19/11686/PNCOU
Notification for Prior Approval for a Proposed Change of
Use of Agricultural Builidng to a Dwellinghouse (Class C3),
and for Associated Operational Development : granted
Unlicensed mobile home
Mains water, electricity, phone [not connected] &
RIGHTS OF WAY
No known public rights of way cross the land.
An easement will be granted to allow the vendor to make a connection into the water and electricity supply for their retained land.
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property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other
consents and Fox Grant have not tested any services, equipment or
facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or
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