House For Sale

The Elms, 27, Church Lane, Barrow On Trent, Derbyshire

Guide price £700,000 Sale Agreed

A farmhouse requiring modernisation with buildings, set within 0.92 acres in a sought-after village location, and with meadow land by separate negotiation.

  • A five bedroom farmhouse
  • A range of traditional buildings
  • Site extending to circa 0.92 acres in all
  • Views towards the River Trent
  • Additional meadow land available by separate negotiation Meadow land circa 4.53 acres
  • Planning permission for two new build detached houses
  • Planning persmission conversion of barn to residential use

The Elms is situated within the charming village of Barrow on Trent, approximately 7.5 miles south of the city of Derby. A designated conservation area steeped in history, Barrow on Trent has a village hall, a public house, preschool playgroup, St Wilfred's Church, a children's play park and a larger park with football pitch. There is a primary school within the village which feeds into the highly regarded Chellaston Academy. Private schooling in the area includes Repton Prep, Repton School, Derby High School and Derby Grammar School.

Local facilities can be found in Melbourne, about 4 miles away, which has a number of local shops, pubs and restaurants, with a wider range of facilities available in Derby city centre. At the time of writing, there are week day bus services to Melbourne and Derby.

Barrow on Trent is well placed for access to the A50, which provides links to the A38, M1 and M6 motorways and the major Midlands cities of Derby, Leicester, Nottingham and Birmingham.

The A42 is in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, about 10 miles away. Rail links and East Midlands Airport are also within easy reach.

The Elms comprises a period farmhouse requiring modernisation set within a sought-after village along with an attractive range of traditional buildings. The house has accommodation over three floors and offers two large reception rooms, a kitchen with adjoining breakfast room, and five bedrooms, including the attic rooms (head height partially restricted), with two bath/shower rooms. The buildings and house are set within a large plot of about 0.92 acres. There is the opportunity to purchase about 4.56 acres of river meadows by separate negotiation which are located opposite The Elms off Church Lane – shown edged blue on the enclosed site plan. This land offers a great opportunity to acquire a property with land for use as a smallholding or simply to have an area of land to enjoy. The buildings have great potential and a single storey barn has permission to convert to residential use and would offer accommodation of about 1,175 sq ft (gross internal). A two storey barn extends to about 1,980 sq ft and has previously been used as garaging, workshop, and home office space on the first floor. There is also permission to develop two new-build houses within the grounds which broadens the scope of the property – please see paragraph below regarding access rights.

Planning information
Planning permission under reference DMPA/2020/0687 was approved by South Derbyshire District Council on 10th August 2020 to develop:

• Four bedroom detached new build house extending to circa 2013 sq ft (GIA) and garaging
• Four bedroom detached new build house extending to circa 1830 sq ft (GIA) and garaging
• Three bedroom detached barn conversion extending to circa 1175 sq ft (GIA) and garaging
• Retain the farmhouse and renovate.

Access rights
The Elms has rights to use an access route leading from the northern boundary onto Chapel Lane if Church Lane was to become impassable due to flood water. Potential purchasers are to take independent advice as to whether these rights could be utilised by properties developed on The Elms. Further details available from Fisher German.

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