Development opportunity for sale nr Bristol

Plot 2 - Ruslin Farm, Butcombe, Bristol, BS40 7XQ
For sale
This property is marketed by:
Greenslade Taylor Hunt


PLOT 2 - The demolition of existing dwelling (with retention of part of building as bat roost) and erection of one replacement dwelling. Planning reference: 22/P/0080/FUL

The existing site comprises a farmhouse, range of modern and traditional farm buildings and yard area with the benefit of two stunning planning consents, being the conversion and extension of existing traditional barns and additionally for the erection of a new build replacement dwelling. Adjoining the farmstead is an attractive area of permanent pasture land. In total the property extends to approximately 4.86 acres (1.97Ha). 

The property is being offered for sale in two lots or as a whole as indicated on the attached site plan. There is further land available by separate negotiation, further details from the selling agents. PLOT 1 now has a sale agreed

PLOT 2 - The demolition of existing dwelling (with retention of part of building as bat roost) and erection of one replacement dwelling. Planning reference: 22/P/0080/FUL. 

The consent allows the demolition of the existing farmhouse and farm buildings and the erection of a new build dwelling with a stunning design of timber frame under slate roof. 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 together with an outdoor pool. 

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 and shaded blue on the attached plan.

The consent also allows for the conversion of the existing coal store to an office annexe however this will be included within the sale of PLOT 1. In the event that PLOT 1 and PLOT 2 are sold separately, an agreement will be sought between parties requiring the completion of the office annexe to the correct specification within a set timeframe from completion. Further information from the selling agents.


Both PLOT 1 and PLOT 2 are 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 motorway. In addition Bristol Airport is located just 2.5 miles to the north together with access to Bristol Temple Meads train station.


From Bristol Airport, head south west on the A38 towards Redhill. After approximately 1.2 miles, turn left onto New Road. Take the first turning right onto Bristol Road and continue for 0.7 miles before turning right onto Ruslin Lane. After 150 yds the property will be located on the right hand side. It will also be indicated by the agents for sale boards.

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