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Abbey Farm Barns Abbey Road,

Guide Price £550,000

Land in Flixton

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Property Description

Available as a whole or in two lots.

Lot 1 - Victorian Barns
A range of single storey Victorian brick farm buildings with planning permission for conversion, three with 4 bedrooms and one with 5 bedrooms, overall extending to about 955.82sqm net internal area, together with grounds on all sides extending to 1.98 acres (0.80ha) as shown edged red on the attached sale plan. Access to the barns is via right of way shared with Abbey Farm House.

All details and drawings can be found on the link below and using planning reference DC/21/4875/FUL:-

Lot 2 - Former World War 2 Buildings and Dutch Barn
A range of former WW2 aircraft buildings together with a Dutch barn and land extending to 0.76ha (1.89 acres) or thereabouts as shown edged blue on the attached plan. Access is via right of way off Abbey Road as shown cross hatched brown on the attached plan.

The principal buildings extend to about 151sqm net internal area, with the second WWII Building to about 57sqm and the Dutch barn approximately 163sqm.

Planning permission for any change of use will be required.


Abbey Farm Barns are situated to the southern edge of Flixton village nestled amongst open countryside and arable fields. Flixton is a small hamlet well known for its Aviation Muesum and also benefits from a village pub (the Flixton Buck) and a church.

The market towns of Bungay and Harleston are minutes away and have everything you would expect and need from a town including supermarkets, post office and good independent shops, cafes and restaurants. Beccles is approximately 12 miles from the property and has a train station which connects via Ipswich to London Liverpool Street - the journey from Ipswich to London taking approximately 70 minutes. For sailing and beach enthusiasts Southwold and Walberswick are approximately 17 miles away. There are also several highly-rated state and private schools in the area catering for all ages.   


From Harleston take the A143 signposted Bungay/Great Yarmouth, turn right signposted Homersfield/Flixton on the B1062. Proceed into the village of Flixton, turn right into Church Road, signposted South Elmham villages, then turn left into Abbey Road and the entrance to Abbey Farm Buildings will be found approximately 480m further along on the right hand side. 


Electricity and water  are connected to the Victorian Barns (Lot 1). Prospective purchasers will need to make their own investigations and enquiries regarding the suitability of the existing services for the proposed uses. (Durrants have not tested services or verified they are available.) 





Strictly by appointment with the Agents Beccles Offices on 01502 712122


Durrants Building Consultancy

Our Building Consultancy Team will be happy to discuss the planning permission with prospective buyers, please contact Trevor Musk on 01379 646603 quoting Abbey Farm Barns. 


Local Authority

Suffolk County Council:
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, IP1 2BX. Tel: 0345 606 6067

East Suffolk District Council:
Riverside, 4 Canning Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0EQ. Tel: 0333 016 2000

Agents Note

Lot 1 The Victorian Barns has a Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) of £86,121.10 due on commencement of development of planning permission. An exemption to the CIL payment is possible if individual barns are converted as a self build; any self build must once ready be lived in for a period of 3 years, otherwise the CIL payment will be due.

Property Location

To enlarge the floorplans please click on the plans.

Train Stations

  • Brampton (Suffolk) Rail Station 6.28 miles
  • Halesworth Rail Station 6.98 miles
  • Beccles Rail Station 7.33 miles
  • Cantley Rail Station 11.50 miles
  • Reedham (Norfolk) Rail Station 11.58 miles


  • Rainbow, Bungay 2.45 miles
  • Budgens, Harleston 4.68 miles
  • Costcutter, Harleston 4.76 miles
  • Costcutter, Harleston 4.76 miles
  • Co-Op, Diss 6.63 miles

Primary Schools

  • Earsham C.E.VA Primary School 1.80 miles
  • St Edmund's Catholic Primary School 2.44 miles
  • Bungay Primary School 2.46 miles
  • Alburgh with Denton Church of England Primary School 2.69 miles
  • Mendham Primary School 3.40 miles

Secondary Schools

  • Bungay High School 2.12 miles
  • Archbishop Sancroft High School 4.93 miles
  • Sir John Leman High School 6.72 miles
  • Beccles Free School 7.42 miles
  • Hobart High School 8.00 miles

Distances are as the crow flies and the property listed may not be in the schools catchment area.

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Beccles office

Lisa Brown
Residential Sales Manager - Beccles

10 New Market, Beccles, Suffolk, NR34 9HA

01502 712122
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