Butcombe, Bristol, Somerset, BS40

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A once in a lifetime building plot with planning consent to build a contemporary 5 bedroom house (4,500 sqft) with adjoining land in total extending to approximately 2.08 acres (0.84 Ha). The property occupies an elevated position with far reaching views over the Chew Valley and Bristol Channel.

Ruslin Farm formerly comprised a farmhouse together with range of modern and traditional farm buildings and yard area split into two lots.


The plot comprises an exceptional building plot with outstanding views over the surrounding countryside. The site is a clean slate with planning consent to build a dwelling with a stunning design of traditional stone with timber features under slate roof.

Planning reference: 22/P/0080/FUL.

The proposed dwelling will be a contemporary 5 bedroom house finished to a high specification with a floor area of circa 4500sqft.

Included within the design of the property is a balcony area enjoying elevated south facing views.

The farm buildings on site have been demolished at the vendor's expense, in accordance with the planning condition, reducing costs for the incoming purchaser. This gives prospective purchasers a clean and tidy site to start

development works immediately after purchase.

Adjoining the plot is an attractive parcel of land laid to permanent pasture, bounded by mature hedgerows.

In total, PLOT 2 extends to approximately 2.08 acres (0.84 ha) as outlined blue on the attached plans.

Further information from the selling agents.


PLOT 2 is accessed directly from the public highway, Ruslin Lane.


It is understood that the property benefits from a mains electricity and a mains water supply.

Further information is available from the selling agents.

Town & Country Planning

The property, notwithstanding any description contained in these particulars, is sold subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Resolution Notice, which may be or may come to be in force and also subject to any statutory provision or Bye-laws without any obligation on the part of the vendor to specify them.

Rights of Way, Easements etc.

We are not aware of any rights of way over the land and the property is sold as far as required by the vendor and will be conveyed subject to all rights of way, easements and way leaves of telegraphs poles, drains and wires, electric pylons and cables, water and gas pipes at present erected on and passing over or under the property and subject to the agreements affecting the same (if any).

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)

We understand that Plot 2 has been zero rated for CIL Tax and therefore there will be no CIL Tax payable.


The land is of freehold tenure with full vacant possession available upon completion of the purchase.

Local Authority

Address: North Somerset Council

Telephone: 01934 888 888


Viewing is strictly by appointment with the selling agent.

The property is situated in an elevated position within the village of Butcombe on the edge of the Chew Valley in North Somerset. Butcombe is a picture postcard village close to the nearby villages of Wrington, Blagdon and Chew Magna all of which provide a number of amenities to include grocery stores, butchers, public houses,

church and Primary Schools.

There are secondary schools in Chew Magna, Backwell and Churchill with independent schools close by to include Sidcot, Wells Cathedral and Millfield.

Nearby cities include Bristol approximately 11 miles to the north, Bath approximately 20 miles north east and Wells. Approximately 12 miles to the south. The property has excellent transport links located just 1 mile from the A38 providing direct access to the centre of Bristol together with access to the M5


In addition Bristol Airport is located just 2.5 miles to the north together with access to Bristol Temple Meads train station.

01749 938212

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