- Equus Country & Equestrian

01892 310015

8
5
Chapmans Lane

Orpington BR5

Detached house

£895,000

Plot Size 9 acres

Floor Size 4800 sq. ft

Freehold


For sale by informal tender - with land - development site with full planning granted for residential dwelling with A further existing detached cottage for refurbishment - set in 9 acres (*tbv). - only available to purchase as A whole. A rarely available development opportunity in a rural location set along a quiet 'No Through Lane' in this sought after area.

Full Planning permission has been granted to convert 3 former farm buildings into residential accommodation and to refurbish a further cottage (total accommodation of the entire site approx 4800sqft) . The whole offers future options to be sold as 4 separate dwellings or to be retained as a substantial detached country/equestrian residence with ancillary family accommodation. This is a very rare proposition, particularly in this post code and location.

Informal TenderFor sale by informal sealed tenderguide price : £ 895,000tenure: FreeholdSubject to ContractClosing Date: 2pm Thursday 4th July 2019planning authority: Bromley District Councilviewing - By appointment only with Equus International Property Ltd. Pantiles Chambers, 85 High Street Tunbridge Wells Kent TN1 1XP Telephone: Please note that the sale particulars relating to this property do not constitute or form part of an offer or contract, nor may they be regarded as representations. All interested parties must verify their accuracy and your solicitor must verify tenure/lease information, fixtures and fittings and planning/ building regulation consents.

All dimensions are approximate and quoted for guidance only. Reference to appliances and/or services does not imply that they are necessarily in working order or fit for the purpose. The acreage stated at the property is '*To Be Verified', which means that the land has not been measured formally by Equus and its sellers/clients other than by obtaining the Title Plan from Land registry where available.

Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact size of the entire plot they will be required to make their own arrangements by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the boundary for a compliant Title Plan for Land Registry. The gardens, chapmans lane, orpington, kent, BR5 3JAFor sale by informal sealed tenderGuide price £ 895,000tenure: FreeholdSubject to ContractSealed Informal Tender Bid - Rules and Procedure1. Offers are invited for the above property by sealed informal tender only.

• Bids must be received at Equus International Property Ltd Head Office by: Closing Date: 2pm Thursday 4th July 2019• All bids must be stated in pounds sterling only. • All tenders must be submitted on the attached bid form which must be fully completed and signed. • All tender bids must be accompanied by verification of your financial ability to proceed to exchange of contracts and completion within 28 days of your offer being accepted.

• Bids must be sent to Equus International Property Ltd Head Office only in a sealed envelope• Bids must be sent by post, courier or delivered by hand. • Bids sent by email or fax will not be accepted.2. Bids will not be accepted if:• The attached bid form is not used and fully completed and signed.

• The attached envelope label is not used. • Any inducement payments are offered or given to any member of our staff. • The envelope is not sealed.

• The bid is sent by email, fax or any other method than those stated as acceptable above. • The bid is received after 2pm on Thursday 4th July 20193. Tender bid envelopes will not be opened until after 2pm on the closing date.

In order to ensure a fair tender process, bids cannot and will not be discussed with either the seller or any person submitting bids before this time.4. All correctly submitted tender bid envelopes will be opened by Alisdair Brown the Director of Equus International Property Ltd with a witness present.5. All correctly submitted tender bids will be submitted to the seller for consideration.

The seller reserves the right to decline any offer and their decision is final. There can be no recourse to the seller(s) and/or Equus International Property Ltd Estate Agency.6. Persons submitting tender bids will be notified of the outcome verbally.

The person submitting the successful offer will also be notified in writing in a memorandum of sale upon receipt of details of both parties legal representatives.7. The sale will be subject to any conditions, restrictions and/or timeframes as may be agreed by negotiation through our staff and these will be stated in the memorandum of sale, which should be checked by both parties before proceeding to ensure accuracy. Tender to be received by: 2pm Thursday 4th July 2019At: Equus International Property Ltd, Pantiles Chambers, 85.

High Street, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1XPAll enquiries should be directed to Equus International Property LtdTelephone: Email: Informal Tender FormPlease ask for this via the office or download the whole document from the web site which can be seen in the floor plan section. Planning PermissionsRef: 18/00047/FULL1 - description of development - Change of use of the existing buildings on site from agriculture (barn) and (stables) into 3 residential units and landscaping and works to an existing road. Proposal - This application concerns the conversion of one barn and two stables into three self contained dwellings.

The two stables would each be converted to two and three bedroom single storey dwellings, whilst the barn would be converted to a three bedroom house incorporating first floor accommodation. The proposed plans incorporate garden areas for each of the proposed dwellings and a total of eight parking spaces are proposed, including two visitor spaces. The Dwellings - Refer To PlansThe garden (cottage) - (Approx 74.3sqm /800sqft not measured).

Detached cottage and in need of total refurbishment. The barn - 160.6sqm (1728sqft) Former storage/ hay barn - to be developed into a 3 bedroom 2 reception residential dwelling. This unit could also be slit into two smaller semi-detached properties.

Creating a total of 5 dwellings. The stables - One L shaped unit 130sqm (1399sqft) - Former stables to be converted into a 3 bedroom dwelling with open plan living and kitchen area. The stables - One Rectangular unit 92qm (990sqft) - Former stables to be converted into 3 bedroom dwelling with open plan living and kitchen area.382.6sqm (4118sqft) of new development space.

Total Residential space 4918sqft. Location & Area AwarenessExtremely well located for local shopping within a quarter of a mile from St Pauls Cray old village with pretty country park and river walks, shops, public house and post office, and nearby doctors surgery, as well as Tesco Supermarket and Sainsburys Homebase diy Store. The busy town centres of Orpington and Bromley provide for excellent shopping and superb general amenities, with further shopping available at the newly opened Blue Water Park and Lakeside Complex.

There are many local golf courses both private and municiple in the area including the London Club (and Cray Valley Golf Course the latter of which is located within minutes of the property. Other sports facilities within a 3 mile radius include; David Lloyd Sports centre. For those with Equestrian interests the area has various local hacking routes around country lanes, plus a number of accessible bridleways as well as a range of Equestrian Centres situated in the local vicinity.

Excellent commuting links into London are available at both Orpington and Bromley centres, with fast services directly into Victoria and Charing Cross. Nearby St. Marys Cray mainline station offers an excellent fast service into London Victoria. Easy access to the A20 and M20 motorways with the M25 accessible via junction 3.

Land & Grounds / AccessThe whole site sits in approximately 9 acres (*tbv) - The current road access to the site is over a shared access road from Chapmans Lane. It may be possible (subject to the usual consents) to bring a new driveway onto the site further along Chapmans Lane. This is demonstrated on one of the 3D drawings.

The acreage stated at the property is *tbv – (To Be Verified), which means that the land has not been formally measured by Equus and or its sellers/clients. Where available a Title Plan from Land registry will have been acquired showing the boundary and acreage. Otherwise an online measuring tool will have been used to ‘check’ the acreage where possible.

Interested applicants/buyers are advised that if they have any doubts as to the plot size and wish to have verification of the exact area of the entire plot, they will be required to make their own arrangements at their own cost by appointing the services of an accredited company who can measure the area for a compliant Land Registry Title Plan. Services & OutgoingsTenure: Freeholdlocal authority: Bromley District Councilservices: Private drains. Mains electricity.

Tax band: The Garden (cottage) DEPC rating: Not applicableViewing ArrangementsAll Viewings are strictly by Appointment with the Vendors AgentEquus Country & Equestrian, South EastT: E: Prospective buyers view all properties for sale with Equus International Property Ltd at their own risk and neither the Agents, Joint Agents nor the Sellers take responsibility for any damage or injury however caused. If inspecting the outbuildings, equestrian facilities or any other building within the grounds it is advisable to wear appropriate clothing and footwear and children must be either left in the car or supervised at all times. Livestock should not be touched and all gates left shut or closed after use.

DirectionsFrom the M20 North bound continue on to the A20 towards London. At the exit for Orpington/Foots Cray/Bexley and at the large roundabout take the first left towards Orpington/St Pauls Cray/St Mary Cray for 0.5miles on Sevenoaks Way and then turn left at the traffic lights and before the large Homebase into Main Road. Continue for another short 0.5mile to the mini roundabout.

Cross over the mini roundabout taking the left exit and Chapmans Lane will be immediately on your right (hence almost crossing over diagonally to the left on the roundabout). Continue up the lane and there will be a 5 bar gate on the left with Pilgrims Farm and the post code written on the top rail. This is the shared access to the site.

This gate will be permanently locked unless in attendance with a member of staff from Equus. Helpful WebsitesWe recommend that you visit the local authority website pertaining to the property you are interested in buying for all the planning consents / restrictions / history and the following websites for more helpful information about the property and surrounding local area before proceeding in a purchase: - - - , ,


First Published

2018-08-31

Last Updated

2019-05-23