Land adjacent ‘The Granary’ Folly Farm, Stortford Road, Great Dunmow CM6 1SG

Offers in excess of £875,000

Planning permission for 3 detached luxury dwellings

Consented scheme for 3 detached luxury houses

House 1 & 2: 174m2 (1,873ft2) 5 bedrooms

House 3: 267m2 (2,874ft2) 6 bedrooms

Detached garages for each house

Great Dunmow


Offers in-excess of £875,000


The existing comprises disused land of approximately 0.64 acres following the conversion of the Folly Farm barns to 5 dwellings. Planning permission has now been granted for 3 luxury detached house, 2 x 5 bedrooms and 1 x 6 bedrooms with detached garages of approximately 6,620ft2. The design offers spacious layouts, retention of existing trees, and high quality design and materials will combine to ensure the development would preserve the setting of the adjacent listed buildings and approach to the town.

Buyers Note

We feel the site may offer further planning uplifts subject to gaining the necessary consents.


The site is located in the sought-after town of Great Dunmow in the district of Uttlesford, North Essex. In 2014, Uttlesford ranked first of the best rural places to live in Britain. Great Dunmow itself has a quaint High Street with a selection of cafes, restaurants and shops. For a larger selection of shops and eateries, Bishop’s Stortford is 15-minutes away. The larger town of Chelmsford is a 25-minute drive away with excellent nightlife and shops. Green spaces are aplenty in the area with Hatfield Forest just 5 miles from the town. There are two ‘good’ primary schools within 0.4 miles of the site. Bishop’s Stortford and Chelmsford both offer a wide range of excellent state and grammar schools, making the area a popular choice for families. The Anglia Ruskin University is in Chelmsford.


Bishops Stortford train station is 8 miles away from the site, with fast trains into London Liverpool Street taking 38 minutes and to Stansted Airport in 8 minutes. Stansted Airport is just a 10-minute drive from Great Dunmow. Junction 8 of the M11 is 6 miles away.

Planning Permission

Permission was granted on the 9 November under application number: UTT/18/0816/FUL for the erection of 3 no. detached dwellings and double garages with associated access at Land Adjacent The Granary Stortford Road Dunmow. For all other planning enquiries please contact Uttlesford District Council 01799 510510


We would be pleased to meet prospective buyers on site but viewings can in the first instance be adequately made from the road side.

Additional Information

A further information pack is available on request from a member of the Highfield Team to include all appropriate drawings and decision notice or click here to access our data room.


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We are inviting offers in-excess of £875,000.


Plot Description m2 ft2
Plot 1
Description 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms,
Description kitchen/dinner, utility room, ample gardens and
Description detached garage
m2 174
ft2 1,873
Plot 2
Description 5 bedrooms – dressing room to master, 3 bathrooms,
Description 2 reception rooms, kitchen/dinner, ample garden and
Description detached garage
m2 174
ft2 1,873
Plot 3
Description 6 bedrooms – dressing room to master, 3 bathrooms, 2
Description reception rooms, kitchen/dinner, ample garden and
Description detached garage
m2 174
ft2 2,864
Description Total
m2 615
ft2 6,620

Please note the information provided by Highfield Investments London Limited, trading as Highfield Investments has been given in good faith, however all parties must undertake their own due diligence to satisfy themselves in regards to accuracy.