Bakers Lane,Lexden, CO3 4AU, Colchester,
Farm House, Houses
Exciting opportunity to purchase detached house without close neighbours in prominent position with 7.13 ACRES (stms) yet within a 5 minute walk from Colchester Station. Site with leisure use, including planning permission for holiday lodges, cricket bat willow plantations, pop-up campsite, and frontage to the River Colne. Also available in separate lots.
Exciting opportunity to purchase detached house without close neighbours in prominent position with 7.13 ACRES (stms) yet within a 5 minute walk from Colchester Station. Site with leisure use, including campsite, planning permission for holiday lodges and frontage to the River Colne. Also available in separate lots.
This is a unique opportunity to purchase a site with potential for a holiday business, already with planning consent for holiday lodges, a camp site operating under 56 Day Rule Planning, River frontage and meadows with further potential subject to the relevant planning consents. There is also expected future income from the rotation of cricket bat willow planting which are currently tax-free
Entrance hall, kitchen, utility room, sitting/dining room, ground floor shower room, four bedrooms including a ground floor bedroom, family bathroom.
Lot 1 (West House Farm)
Gated driveway to parking area for several cars, approximately 1000 sq foot outbuilding, insulated with water and electric connected, potential for two bedroom annexe/holiday let subject to planning consent, is set in nearly 2 ACRES (stms), mainly grass garden. to the front sloping downwards to the road. Planning consent for the construction of three two bedroom holiday lodges.
Lot 2 Cricket bat willow plantation, with pop-up campsite, fenced, two gated entrances from the road, mature trees and planted with approximately 60 willows, 1.68 ACRES (stms)
Lot 3 Two meadows with River Colne on western boundary, planted with cricket bat willows, both with separate road access. Meadow one has four mobile free-range poultry sheds available by separate negotiation. Around 90 cricket bat willows. Lot 3 amounts to 3.47 ACRES (stms)
Colchester station 2 miles; Ipswich 20 miles; Stansted Airport 30 miles
LOCAL NOTES West House Farm is located towards the West side of Colchester, in the sought-after Lexden Hamlet location. The property is within 2 miles of the town centre with good shopping facilities, restaurants, cinema, galleries and sport facilities. The Playgolf golf course and Spring Lane Tennis Club are close by. Schools, include Colchester County High School for girls, St Mary's School for girls and Colchester Royal Grammar School.
Lexden Springs Nature Reserve is nearby, with a variety of scenic walks and nature trails. The A12 is within easy access and offer routes to Ipswich, Chelmsford and London. Colchester's mainline railway station is just a short drive away and offers direct links to London Liverpool Street in around 50 minutes.
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LOT 1 West House Farm, constructed in the 1980's has flexible living accommodation, and the separate entrance, hall way, ground floor bedroom, utility and shower room have annexe potential. The house is in a prominent position and the south facing garden gently slopes down to the tall hedge boundary to Bakers Lane. Subject to planning there is great potential to update and extend the house which is situated in the middle of the nearly 2 ACRE (stms) plot.
Planning consent has been granted for three holiday lodges Planning Application Ref 201130
LOT 2 Cricket bat willow meadow / campsite
Located to the East of Bakers Lane with two gated entrances . Grass meadow with mature trees which has also been planted with cricket bat willows. Successful as pop-up campsite during 2021.
LOT 3 West House Farm Meadow one and two
Total 3.47 ACRES (stms)
The meadowland gently slopes down to the River Colne which is on the western boundary. There are single bank fishing rights along the frontage of the River Colne, well known for its coarse fishing. Both meadows have separate gated access and are planted with maturing cricket bat willows. Meadow one currently houses four mobile free range poultry sheds which may be available by separate negotiation.
Region Id: 3
Display Address: Essex, Lexden, Colchester Leisure / Lifestyle/ Development/ 7.13 Acres (stms)
Reference Number: 10820
Reception Rooms: 0
Property Tenure: Freehold
Sale By: Private Treaty
Development Opportunity: No
Price Qualifier: Offers In Excess Of
Floor Area Units: acres
Acres Up to: 0.00
Property Age: Not Specified
Estimated Rental Income: 0.00
Investment Opportunity: No
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