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  • Ref: 10440
  • Type: Other
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Tenure: Freehold

Property Features

  • 7.7 acres fenced grassland with views towards the downs and 5 stables
  • Pinewood Preparatory School only minutes by car
  • Planning permission to create a contemporary home
  • Consented 4 bedroom 3,750 sq ft house
  • Excellent riding, cycling and walking along the Ridgeway network
  • Located just below Ashbury
  • Set below the Lambourn Downs and AONB
  • Village Shop, pub and school in Ashbury
  • Rural footpath all the way to the village
  • Good state and private schools in the immediate area

Property Summary

With circa 7.7 acres and stables, an agricultural building with residential planning consent to create a 4 bedroom 3,750 sq ft house. Timber stable block with 5 stables. Set at the foot of the Lambourn Downs just below Ashbury and the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
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Full Details

With circa 7.7 acres, an agricultural building with residential planning consent to create a new 4 bedroom 3,750 sq ft house. Set at the foot of the Lambourn Downs just below Ashbury and the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This is a unique opportunity to create a substantial contemporary home and gardens set in 7.7 acres of grassland bordered by mature trees and hedges. Access to the property is immediately off the B4000 through an established double gated concrete entrance. There is a timber stable block with 5 stables.
There is a footpath running from the access to the property across the fields to Ashbury.
We have been verbally informed that there is mains water along the main road (B4000)
There is mains electricity crossing the land, with a transformer located on one of the pols to the south of the site
Sewerage - Likely to need a new septic tank or otherwise
The planning consent is for a 'Class Q' conversion. This means the residential conversion must be in and use the dimensions/structure of the existing framework (see attached plans/elevations).
Please click on the link below for details of the full planning application
This area is highly sought after, whilst being at the foot of the Downs, there are excellent communications. The property lies roughly equidistance between Junctions 14 and 15 of the M4. Also mainline to London Paddington from Hungerford, Swindon or Didcot.
The land and buildings sit below the sought after village of Ashbury and adjacent to the North Wessex Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and Lambourn Downs, yet also benefitting from being only 6 miles from the Great Western Hospital and Junction 15 of the M4 making it convenient for commuting and transport links.
Ashbury is a charming Downland village, close to the Ridgeway and the Lambourn Downs and the National Trust sites at White Horse Hill and Ashdown House. The Rose & Crown is a popular village pub and Ashbury is a thriving community with several clubs and activities. There is a popular Parish Church and the Church of England Primary school is very highly regarded.
Shrivenham (only minutes away) is a vibrant and well equipped village. The Village offers three public houses, convenience stores, hair dressers, florists, beauticians, a doctors surgery and pharmacist, farm shop and a popular deli and coffee shop to name a few. There is a popular primary school in the heart of the village. The village is also home to the international and prestigious Defence Academy (formally The Royal Military Collage of Science).
Pinewood Preparatory school just minutes away by car.
Ashbury is on a bus route between Lambourn and Swindon and Shrivenham is only 3 miles away where there are bus links to Swindon and Oxford. Swindon centre is approximately 9 miles and Oxford 28 miles where there are bus and train services, (trains from Swindon, Hungerford and Didcot direct to London Paddington in 50 mins).
These particulars have been prepared with the utmost care but their accuracy including text, measurements, photographs and plans is for the guidance only of prospective purchasers and must not be relied upon as statements of fact. Their accuracy is not guaranteed. Descriptions are provided in good faith representing the opinion of the vendors' agents and should not be construed as statements of fact. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to imply that the property is in good condition or otherwise, nor that any services, facilities, fixtures and fittings are in good working order. These particulars do not constitute part of any offer or contract.
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