Savills | Chelmsford Road, High Ongar, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9NX | Properties for sale
4.63 Ac(1.87 Ha)
Excess of £500,000

Chelmsford RoadHigh Ongar, Ongar, Essex, CM5 9NX

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Barn for conversion:
  • About 4.6 acres
  • Five/six bedrooms
  • Magnificent reception room
  • Snug,Utility room,Cloakroom
  • Kitchen/breakfast room
  • Beautiful exposed timbers
  • Fantastic views to the rear
  • Good access to Chelmsford and Ongar

A listed barn for conversion, in 4.6 acres.

About this property

  • Cozens Farm is a small bespoke development fronting on to the A414 with a Grade II listed refurbished farmhouse, which is now occupied. The barn lies behind the farmhouse and enjoys stunning views over its own land of 5 acres and has planning and listed building consent (granted in March 2019, reference EPF/2937/18LB and EPF/2930/18). As with all planning permissions conditions apply, however a number of the commissions have been satisfied (7 and 8 of planning discharged, 4, 5 and 6 all lodged and awaiting approval). In addition, application made on pre-commencement conditions of listed consent has also been made and is awaiting approval. Soil investigations have been carried out and they have been lodged with Epping Council and we hope for approval over the coming weeks.

    The barn has some fine period feature with vaulted ceilings, many exposed timbers and studwork and the accommodation is versatile with up to six bedrooms, four on the ground floor with two bedroom suites on the first floor. The current midstrey has permission for dual aspect, full-height glazing which will provide a magnificent central feature and bathe the barn in a good deal of natural light.

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What a great opportunity for a buyer to convert this historic barn and create 21st century designs into the period fabric. A rare opportunity indeed.

Stephen WhiteProperty agent

Local information

  • Chipping Ongar: 2.6 miles; Chelmsford City: 8.7 miles (rail service to London); Epping: 9.4 miles (underground rail service). All distances approximate.
  • Cozens Farm Barn is located between Chipping Ongar and Chelmsford. Chipping Ongar provides a traditional range of shopping facilities and local pubs and restaurants together with a Sainsbury's supermarket.
  • Chelmsford city provides a cosmopolitan and vibrant centre which includes the new Bond Street development, John Lewis and a great selection of eateries. Chelmsford has a mainline rail service to London Liverpool Street and for the road commuter Cozens Farm Barn is located just off the A414.
  • A good network of road connections lie close by including the M11 (junction 7) to the west which interconnects with junction 27 of the M25. Rail connections to London can be found at Epping (undergound Central Line), Shenfield (soon to have the Crossrail service), Ingatestone and Chelmsford.

Additional information

  • Offers are sought in excess of £500,000 for the freehold interest. Please note that other barns on the site remain unconverted and will be developed in due course.
  • Services: The site has electricity and mains water. It is anticipated that the purchaser will install oil-fired heating or Calor gas together with a private drainage plant.
  • Local authority: Epping Forest District Council.
  • Directions: From M11 (junction 7) proceed east on the A414 continuing straight over the Four Wantz Roundabout at Chipping Ongar towards Chelmsford. Proceed for 2.2 miles where the entrance to Cozens Farm is on the left-hand side and the barn is situated behind the house fronting on to the road.
  • EPC Exempt