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Kingston Barns, Old Wimpole Road, Royston, Cambridgeshire, SG8 0BX
0.49 ha (1.2 ac)
Guide Price
Residential development
  • Outline Planning Consent Granted for the Erection of Five Substantial Dwellings
  • Site Area - 0.485 Ha (1.2 Acres) Approximately Plus Possible Further 0.395 Ha (0.98 acre) Available
  • Rural Development Site in a Sought-after South Cambridgeshire Location
  • Cambridge - 9 Miles; Royston- 7 Miles; St Ives - 12 Miles

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About this property

Detailed Description

The property sits in a tranquil rural setting adjacent to a recently completed barn conversion and a Listed farmhouse. The site has open views to both the north and south with far reaching views.

The property comprises a redundant farmyard approximately 0.485 hectares (1.2 acres) in size. There are two agricultural buildings on the site and one is in a state of disrepair having suffered some recent storm damage. However, initial clearing up work of the damage and debris is currently underway.

A further area of land immediately to the north of the site measuring approximately 0.395 Ha (0.98 acre) may be available by separate negotiation.


The property is located between the villages of Arrington and Kingston within the county of Cambridgeshire 7 miles north of Royston and 9 miles south-west of the city of Cambridge, with its rich culture and historic buildings.
The site is just to the north of the National Trust's Wimpole Hall Estate, a large tourist destination with a wide range of activities and events on offer.

Facilities in surrounding villages include Primary Schools at Orwell, Comberton and Bourn, as well as the Ofsted 'Outstanding' rated village secondary school also at Comberton. There are a number of pubs and restaurants within a few miles radius of the property including the Cambridge County Club. Small village shops and amenities are located in the surrounding villages.

A mainline train stations to London Kings Cross is located at Royston, approximately 15 minutes by car and has journey times between 45 minutes to 1 hour. A direct line train service into Cambridge is available from Foxton which is again approximately 15 minutes by car and has a journey time between 10 and 15 minutes.


Block Plan Building Footprints

Plot Approx Sq Ft Approx m2
1 1,658 154
2 2,077 193
3 2,077 193
4 1,518 141
5 1,518 141

Total 8,845 822

It is therefore considered that based on two storeys (part or full) and subject to reserved matters approval that the five dwellings will be substantial in size.


Mains water, electricity and telecoms are understood to be available in the close vicinity. The new dwellings will need to be served by private foul drainage. Purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the availability of all services and make their own enquiries with the relevant suppliers. However, to assist with this, services plans have been ordered from the utility companies and will be added to the Data Room once available.


Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agent.


It is understood that VAT is not applicable.

Legal Costs

Each party will be responsible for their own legal and agents costs incurred in documenting the sale.


Guide Price: £1,800,000

The property is offered for sale by informal tender.

Offers are invited by 12pm Friday 4th March 2022.

Prospective purchasers please note that the vendor will be seeking to exchange contracts within 20 working days of the issue a draft contract by the vendor's Solicitor. Completion will follow within a further 20 working days.

To arrange a viewing contact

The Fairways, Wyboston Lakes, Great North Road, Wyboston, Bedfordshire, MK44 3AL

07721 112311

01480 479087

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