Potterhanworth, Development


 Guide Price: £675,000

Former Farmyard and Paddock Development

  • Outline planning consent for 16 new dwellings, a shop and two barn conversions (purchase optional)
  • Attractive residential location in the village of Potterhanworth with good road links to Lincoln (6 miles)
  • Variation of the planning consent possible with the agreement of the vendors and local Planning Authority



Potterhanworth is an attractive village located to the south of Lincoln within easy reach by car being approximately 6 miles from the city centre. It is approximately 14 miles north of Sleaford.  The village has a Church of England primary school rated ‘good’ at the last Ofsted inspection.  It has a church, village hall and pavilion.  There is an hourly bus service during the week to Metheringham and Lincoln.  The nearest train station is at Metheringham, 5 miles away.  Trains to London from Metheringham with a change at Peterborough are scheduled to take between 2 hours 15 minutes and 2 hours 30 minutes. The village is surrounded by open countryside and there are several public footpaths and bridleways.


The site is a farmyard and paddock located within the built up curtilage of the village of Potterhanworth. Access is via Station Road and Cross Street.  The barns for conversion are traditional farm buildings constructed of brick, stone and pantile.  The site in total extends to approximately   3.156 Acres (1.27 hectares).   The existing steel-framed farm building will need to be demolished to enable the development to occur.

The site that is for sale is edged red on the sale plan on page 5 of these particulars. The land coloured blue or part thereof is available subject to negotiation with the vendor’s agent should it enhance the value of the site as a whole.  The land coloured orange indicates a right of way that will need to be retained by the vendors to the White House (the blue area) unless the layout is revised.   The land coloured yellow will be retained by the vendors for their own landscaping.  A public footpath crosses the site.

The vendor covenants to commit to Section 106 obligations on any land retained from the planning consent.


Planning consent was granted on the 7th July 2016

on an outline basis for the new build properties and with full consent for the two barn conversions. An electronic copy of the planning consent and all the supporting documents is available on request (see attached list). There are sixteen documents including a Section 106 Planning Agreement dated 4th July 2016 between the, District Council, County Council and the vendors.

A copy is available on request.

The vendor will consider:-

Reduction in the number of ‘affordable houses’

A small increase in the number of dwellings

The removal of the obligation to provide a shop

Subject to a variation of the existing planning consent.


Purchasers must make their own enquiries as to services.

There are overhead wayleave electricity cables on the paddock which will need rerouting


The site is being offered for sale by private treaty. Offers are invited on an unconditional basis but the vendors are prepared to consider variations to the approved plans and drawings.  Should a subsequent planning consent be granted for more than 16 new dwellings or for fewer affordable houses, then an overage will apply.  The terms of any overage to be agreed between the parties.

The vendor will consider an offer for the whole less the area of the two barn conversions, the extent of which are shown by the green hatched area on the plan.


Each side to bear their own legal costs.


An information pack containing electronic copies of all the planning documents and supporting documents and reports is available on request to Jas Martin & Co and a list of documents is attached.


Roythornes Ltd Solicitors will be dealing with the sale on behalf of the vendors (Simeon Disley), who can be contacted at Enterprise Way, Pinchbeck, Spalding, PE11 3YR. Tel: 01775 842505.


The site is part of a working farmyard. For safety reasons all viewings must be accompanied.

Please contact Tom Anderson at Jas Martin & Co for a viewing.


The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights and obligations, quasi-easements and restrictive covenants, and all existing wayleaves for masts, pylons, stays, cables, drains, water, gas and other pipes whether referred to in these remarks or not.


Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points arise on the general remarks, particulars, or plan or the interpretation of any of them, the question shall be referred to the arbitration of the Selling Agents whose discretion, acting as agents, shall be final.


These particulars and plans are intended only as a guide to prospective purchasers to enable them to decide whether to make further enquiries with a view to taking up negotiations, but they are otherwise not intended to be relied upon in any way or for any purpose whatsoever and accordingly neither their accuracy nor the continued availability of the property is in any way guaranteed and they are furnished on the express understanding that neither the Agent nor the Vendor are to be or become under any liability or claims in respect of their contents.

In the event of the Agent supplying any further information or expressing any opinion to a prospective purchaser, whether oral or in writing, such information or expression of opinion must be treated as given on the same basis as the particulars.

These particulars were prepared in March 2018.