Offers In Excess Of £1,100,000

Shoecroft Barn, Bibury, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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    7Acres

General information

The south-facing Shoecroft Barn is positioned overlooking Bibury Trout Farm. A Grade II Listed barn conversion providing living accommodation on two upper floors with storage on the lower floor.

Location
The property is located in the village of Bibury in the heart of the Cotswolds, 6.5 miles from Cirencester and 10 miles from Burford. It is within easy reach of Cheltenham (22 miles) and the motorway network, M5 Junction 11A (20 miles). Mainline train service at Kemble (12 miles) to London Paddington (80 minutes).

Bibury Village
Bibury Trout Farm stands in the centre of the village, which is at the heart of the Cotswold tourist trail. The village of Bibury itself was famously referred to as the 'most beautiful village in England' by William Morris. On the banks of the river Coln, Bibury itself is rich in both history and nature. The cottages known as Arlington Row are believed to have been built around 1380 as a monastic wool store and later converted into weavers' cottages in the 17th century.

Shoecroft Barn
A traditional barn converted on the first and second floors together with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Planning permission has been granted to convert the ground floor workshops and incorporate them into the main house.

Outside
A range of traditional buildings.

The Land
Extending to approximately 7 acres (2.8 ha). There are 20 rearing and stock ponds with a water area of 1.5 acres (0.6 ha) currently forming part of Bibury Trout Farm.

Development Potential
There is the potential subject to planning to amalgamate a number of the stock ponds to create either a private or commercial fishing lake.

The land also has the potential to be suitable as a potential glamping site. Alternatively the land and water could be leased back to the new owner of Bibury Trout Farm and Visitor Centre.

Services
Shoecroft Barn has the benefit of mains water, 3-phase electricity and septic tank drainage.

Council Tax
Shoecroft Barn - Council Tax Band G
Council Tax payable 2018/19 £2,700

Agents' Notes

Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Rights of Way & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Rights of Way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplied in other rights obligations, easements, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants or all existing proposed wayleaves for masts, staves, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes, whether referred to in these particulars or not.

Consumer Protection Regulations
Under the regulations, what we say or publish about a property must not be false or misleading and we must provide certain material information to enable a potential viewer or purchaser to take an informed transactional decision.

Measurements
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to as approximate are given as a guide and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.

Important Notice
Fenn Wright for themselves and the Vendor of this property whose Agents they are, give notice that:

The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchaser/s and lessees should seek their own professional advice.

All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and if necessary permissions for use and occupation and their details are given in good faith and believed to be correct. Any intending purchaser/s should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

No person in the employment of Fenn Wright has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty, whether in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Vendors.

No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser/s in inspecting properties that have been sold, let or withdrawn.

Local Authority
Cotswold District Council
Trinity Road
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 1PX
T: 01285 623000

Photographs taken: 2018
Particulars prepared: November 2018

Guide Price
Offers in excess of £1,100,000

Note to Buyers
Bibury Trout Farm is for sale as whole with Shoecroft Barn. The vendor will consider selling Shoecroft Barn in its immediate curtilage as a separate lot, for purchasers not interested in the additional land and lakes.

Viewing Strictly by Appointment Through:
Fenn Wright
1 Tollgate East
Stanway
Colchester
CO3 8RS
T: 01206 216555
Email: tjg@fennwright.co.uk / mjf@fennwright.co.uk

Property summary

The south-facing Shoecroft Barn is positioned overlooking Bibury Trout Farm. A Grade II Listed barn conversion providing living accommodation on two upper floors with storage on the lower floor.

Location
The property is located in the village of Bibury in the heart of the Cotswolds, 6.5 miles from Cirencester and 10 miles from Burford. It is within easy reach of Cheltenham (22 miles) and the motorway network, M5 Junction 11A (20 miles). Mainline train service at Kemble (12 miles) to London Paddington (80 minutes).

Bibury Village
Bibury Trout Farm stands in the centre of the village, which is at the heart of the Cotswold tourist trail. The village of Bibury itself was famously referred to as the 'most beautiful village in England' by William Morris. On the banks of the river Coln, Bibury itself is rich in both history and nature. The cottages known as Arlington Row are believed to have been built around 1380 as a monastic wool store and later converted into weavers' cottages in the 17th century.

Shoecroft Barn
A traditional barn converted on the first and second floors together with four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Planning permission has been granted to convert the ground floor workshops and incorporate them into the main house.

Outside
A range of traditional buildings.

The Land
Extending to approximately 7 acres (2.8 ha). There are 20 rearing and stock ponds with a water area of 1.5 acres (0.6 ha) currently forming part of Bibury Trout Farm.

Development Potential
There is the potential subject to planning to amalgamate a number of the stock ponds to create either a private or commercial fishing lake.

The land also has the potential to be suitable as a potential glamping site. Alternatively the land and water could be leased back to the new owner of Bibury Trout Farm and Visitor Centre.

Services
Shoecroft Barn has the benefit of mains water, 3-phase electricity and septic tank drainage.

Council Tax
Shoecroft Barn - Council Tax Band G
Council Tax payable 2018/19 £2,700

Agents' Notes

Tenure & Possession
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Rights of Way & Easements
The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing Rights of Way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplied in other rights obligations, easements, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants or all existing proposed wayleaves for masts, staves, cables, drains, water and gas and other pipes, whether referred to in these particulars or not.

Consumer Protection Regulations
Under the regulations, what we say or publish about a property must not be false or misleading and we must provide certain material information to enable a potential viewer or purchaser to take an informed transactional decision.

Measurements
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to as approximate are given as a guide and are not precise. If such details are fundamental to a purchase, purchasers must rely on their own enquiries.

Important Notice
Fenn Wright for themselves and the Vendor of this property whose Agents they are, give notice that:

The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchaser/s and lessees should seek their own professional advice.

All descriptions, dimensions, areas, reference to condition and if necessary permissions for use and occupation and their details are given in good faith and believed to be correct. Any intending purchaser/s should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.

No person in the employment of Fenn Wright has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty, whether in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Vendors.

No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser/s in inspecting properties that have been sold, let or withdrawn.

Local Authority
Cotswold District Council
Trinity Road
Cirencester
Gloucestershire
GL7 1PX
T: 01285 623000

Photographs taken: 2018
Particulars prepared: November 2018

Guide Price
Offers in excess of £1,100,000

Note to Buyers
Bibury Trout Farm is for sale as whole with Shoecroft Barn. The vendor will consider selling Shoecroft Barn in its immediate curtilage as a separate lot, for purchasers not interested in the additional land and lakes.

Viewing Strictly by Appointment Through:
Fenn Wright
1 Tollgate East
Stanway
Colchester
CO3 8RS
T: 01206 216555
Email: tjg@fennwright.co.uk / mjf@fennwright.co.uk

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