Gaunt's Earthcott Lane, Almondsbury, Bristol

Guide Price £525,000 - For Sale

  • For Sale By Public Auction
  • Thursday 29th July 2021
  • Remote Online, Proxy & Telephone Auction
  • Legal Packs via our website

An extremely rare opportunity to purchase a substantial unconverted barn with consent granted to create a fantastic 5-bedroom family house. The property sits in a substantial plot extending to approximately 15.49 acres in the delightful rural hamlet of Gaunt's Earthcott, just outside Almondsbury on the northern fringes of Bristol. The property also includes the remains of a smaller detached barn that may be suitable for stables, garaging or a home office/annexe (subject to obtaining the necessary consents).


This property is due to feature in our online auction on 29th July 2021 at 6.00pm. Bidding is via proxy, telephone or online remote bidding.


By appointment




The Old Barn at Manor Farm offers a truly unique chance to convert this characterful detached building into a superb family home for those seeking a rural retreat with extensive land (approx. 15.49 acres) that may be suitable for horses, subject to consents. The property also includes the remains of a smaller detached barn that may be suitable for stables, garaging or a home office/annexe (subject to obtaining the necessary consents) and a small parcel of land near the start of the access lane that may be suitable for refuse storage.


The property is situated on the grounds of Manor Farm off Gaunt's Earthcott Lane in Almondsbury. This picturesque rural setting provides easy access to the M4 motorway and Bristol via the A38. Bristol Parkway train station is located approximately 4 miles away with regular trains running to Bristol Temple Meads and London Paddington stations. From Gaunt's Earthcott Lane turn into the left hand driveway by the Maggs & Allen Auction sign, proceed along the lane past the first set of gates and continue between Oak Hall and the remains of an old barn known as The Old Dairy. Proceed along the track until it bears to the left you meet a second gate, which is the entrance to the property. Continue along the track to the end where is bears to the right and you will arrive at The Old Barn.


The proposed barn conversion will have a Gross Internal Area of approximately 207 sq m (2,227 sq ft) and will be arranged to provide a large living room with full width windows/doors overlooking fields to the rear, a kitchen, a utility room and a double bedroom with en-suite bathroom all on the ground floor. The first floor will comprise four further bedrooms, all with en-suite shower or bathrooms and a galleried landing overlooking the living room and entrance hall below.


The property sits in a generous plot of approximately 15.49 acres and is bordered by fields on three sides and by the Dockham Ditch brook to the southeast.


Planning consent has been granted for the conversion of the barn into a 5-bedroom dwelling under Application No. P20/10562/PNGR.


South Gloucestershire Council.


The property does not currently benefit from any services although a new electricity cabinet has been installed between Oak Hall and The Old Dairy with an electricity supply for The Old Barn, which would need to be laid along the access track.


Please be advised that all purchasers are subject to a £1,000 plus VAT (£1,200 inc VAT) buyer's premium payable upon exchange of contracts.


Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Each property will be offered subject to Reserve Price (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.


The seller's minimum acceptable price at auction and the figure below which the auctioneer cannot sell. The reserve price is not disclosed and remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. Both the guide price and the reserve price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.


The auction will be held online via live video stream with buyers able to bid via telephone, online or by submitting a proxy bid. You will need to complete our remote bidding form, which is available to download from our website. The completed form, ID (driving licence or passport and a recent utility bill stating the home address of the purchaser) and a cheque/bank transfer for the Preliminary Deposit must be received no later than 24 hours before the date of the auction.


The Preliminary Deposit required for each lot you wish to bid for will be calculated based upon the Guide Price as follows:

£1,000 - £50,000: £2,000
£51,000 - £150,000: £5,000
£151,000 and above: £10,000

If your bid is successful, the balance of the deposit monies and Buyer's Premium (£1,200 inc VAT) must be transferred to our client account within 24 hours of the auction sale. If you are unsuccessful at the auction, your Preliminary Deposit will be returned to you.


Maggs & Allen use all reasonable endeavours to supply accurate property information in line with the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008. These property details do not constitute any part of the offer or contract and all measurements are approximate.
It should not be assumed that this property has all the necessary Planning, Building Regulation or other consents. Any services, appliances and heating system(s) listed have not been checked or tested. Please note that in some instances the photographs may have been taken using a wide angle lens.
Any site and floor plans provided are for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon.

Floorplan for Gaunt's Earthcott Lane, Almondsbury, Bristol