Thorness Lane, Cowes, PO31 8NQ

Commercial / Other (land) for sale


A unique opportunity to purchase a development site with barns for conversion plus two cottages in a rural location.

Situated in Thorness, a small hamlet on the outskirts of Gurnard, this site is in a lovely rural position and offers some sea views. Thorness is within a five minute drive to Gurnard and 10 minutes to Cowes with Newport being approximately a 15 minute drive.

Located on the north of the Island Cowes offers fast links via the Red Jet to Southampton and amenities within the town itself.

Cowes is an internationally renowned yachting centre and, with its Red Funnel links from Southampton, a very popular destination for the locals, yachting community and tourists alike.

Offered for sale is Thorness Cross Farm, a corner site with currently a farmhouse, 3 barns, a pole barn and former milking parlour. The whole site measures approximately 10 acres (4 hectares).

The site has planning permission for conversion of the current cottage to 2 x 2 bedroom cottages plus prior notification for the barns and milking parlour to 2/3 bedroom barn conversions.

The proposed accommodation is as follows:

Cottage 1 - End of Terrace two bedroom cottage with garden and parking.

Cottage 2 - Mid terrace two bedroom cottage with garden and parking.

Barn (Building A) - End of terrace barn to be converted to two bedroom accommodation with kitchen, living room and bathroom.

Barn (Building B) - Detached barn to be converted to 3 bedroom (one en suite) accommodation with open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, utility room, shower room, family bathroom.

Barn (Building C) - Detached barn to be converted to 2 bedroom accommodation (one en suite) with open plan lounge/kitchen/diner, family bathroom.

The site has electricity, water and private drainage commensurate with its current use.
The site is being offered at a guide price of £950,000 freehold.

Prior notification was approved for the barns in December 2019 under reference number 19/01274/3QPA. Planning permission for the cottages was approved in June 2020 under reference number 20/00634/FUL.

Plans and decision notices can also be viewed upon request or email. Please contact 01983 527727 for further details.

All viewings to be accompanied and undertaken via HRD Commercial, please contact 01983 527727 to arrange a site viewing.

Agents Notes Our description of any appliances and/or services (including any central heating system) should not be taken as any guarantee that these are in working order. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied upon as statements or representation of fact nor is it intended to form any part of any contract.

Especially if travelling long distances, if there is any point of particular importance, please contact the office who will be pleased to clarify the information.

Floor plans are a schematic and are for guidance only. All measurements are approximate. Please note that if our photographs depict the property in a furnished condition, on completion all furnishings will be removed unless specifically mentioned elsewhere as being included in the sale.

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