The Farmhouse, Bridge Farm, Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol, BS16 1BQ

Auction Guide £200,000 - For Sale

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  • SOLD PRIOR - 23 May Auction
  • Stunning Grade II listed farmhouse
  • In need of complete renovation
  • 6 bedrooms plus unconverted barns/outbuildings
  • Planning consent granted for HMO conversion
  • 8-week completion



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A truly unique opportunity to purchase a stunning 6-bedroom Grade II listed farmhouse in need of complete renovation. The property is principally arranged over three floors with an additional cellar and various barns and outbuildings with potential for conversion to the rear. Externally, the property benefits from a beautiful walled garden to the front/side and further mature gardens to the rear.

The farmhouse sits within the curtilage of Bridge Farm, an expansive site of approximately 3.5 acres, which is owned by a not-for-profit community organisation. Bridge Farm is an emerging project which is embracing a different approach to living and working, with a focus on sustainable living, sustainable transport, local food production, local renewable energy production, energy efficiency, connecting with nature, and having a lighter footprint on the planet.

FOR SALE BY AUCTION -

This property is due to feature in our online auction on 23 May 2024 at 6.00pm. Bidding is via proxy, telephone or online remote bidding.

VIEWINGS -

By appointment.

SUMMARY -

SOLD PRIOR - SUBSTANTIAL 6-BEDROOM FARMHOUSE FOR RENOVATION WITH ADDITIONAL BARNS & OUTBUILDINGS

DESCRIPTION -

A truly unique opportunity to purchase a stunning 6-bedroom Grade II listed farmhouse in need of complete renovation. The property is principally arranged over three floors with an additional cellar and various barns and outbuildings with potential for conversion to the rear. Externally, the property benefits from a beautiful walled garden to the front/side and further mature gardens to the rear. The farmhouse sits within the curtilage of Bridge Farm, an expansive site of approximately 3.5 acres, which is owned by a not-for-profit community organisation. Bridge Farm is an emerging project which is embracing a different approach to living and working, with a focus on sustainable living, sustainable transport, local food production, local renewable energy production, energy efficiency, connecting with nature, and having a lighter footprint on the planet.

LOCATION -

The farmhouse sits within the grounds of Bridge Farm, which covers an area of circa 3.5 acres and abuts Glenfrome Road and Bell Hill in Stapleton. Easy access is provided to a range of local amenities in Stapleton village and excellent transport/cycle links are available into the city centre.

ACCOMMODATION -

Please refer to floorplan for approximate room measurements and internal layout.

PLANNING -

Planning consent has been granted for the conversion of the farmhouse into a 5-bedroom HMO under a wider application which also includes the conversion of 3 separate barns within Bridge Farm into self-contained dwellings and the conversion of various other outbuildings into workshops, a café and event spaces under the community led project. In addition, an outline planning application for the erection of 12 co-housing dwellings towards the southern boundary of Bridge Farm is currently pending consideration.

TENURE -

The farmhouse is to be sold on a new 999 year lease with the freehold being retained by the community organisation, with the objective that it transfers to a community land trust in due course, which the successful purchaser can be part of. A copy of the lease will be available in the online legal pack.

COMPLETION -

Completion for this lot will be 8 weeks from exchange of contracts or sooner by mutual agreement.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC) -

Rating: G

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BUYER'S PREMIUM -

Please be advised that all purchasers are subject to a £1,250 plus VAT (£1,500 inc VAT) buyer’s premium payable upon exchange of contracts.

*GUIDE PRICE -

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.

RESERVE PRICE -

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.

PROXY, TELEPHONE & ONLINE REMOTE BIDDING -

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 bank transfer for the Preliminary Deposit must be received no later than 24 hours before the date of the auction.

PRELIMINARY DEPOSITS -

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

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

If you bid is successful, the balance of the deposit monies and Buyer’s Premium (1,500 inc VAT) must be transferred to our client account within 24 houra of the auction sale. If you are unsuccessful at the auction, your Preliminary Deposit will be returned to you within 5 working days.

Floorplan for Bridge Farm, Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol
EPC Graph for Bridge Farm, Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol