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New Marton St. Martins, Oswestry Offers in Excess of £200,000

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  • Rare development opportunity comprising of a former agricultural building.
  • Application for conversion into 4 bed residential property currently under consideration.
  • Barn set within extensive grounds and woodland extending to circa 0.46 acres (0.185 ha).
  • Stunning views over the surrounding countryside.
  • Planning Application Reference Number - 20/04092/FUL.
  • Contact our Oswestry office for further information.

An exciting opportunity to acquire a detached barn situated in a picturesque rural location with an application for planning permission currently submitted (Ref: 20/04092/FUL) to extend and convert the building into a detached four bedroom dwelling. The detailed plans outline living accommodation extending to in the region of 2,324 sq feet (216 sq m) set within a most generously sized plot of circa 1.85 acres (0.75 ha). The views from the barn are simply stunning and the sale of Malt Kiln Barn provides an increasingly rare opportunity to create an individual and picturesquely located family property.

General Remarks

Bowen Son and Watson with Kent Jones are delighted with instructions to offer Malt Kiln Barn at New Marton for sale by private treaty. New Marton is situated in open countryside near the villages of St Martins (2 miles), Whittington (3 miles) and Gobowen (4 miles). The lakeland town of Ellesmere is also within easy reach being just over 4 miles away. The building is set within extensive grounds and a small spinney of woodland with views of the surrounding countryside beyond.


Malt Kiln Barn is situated in a picturesque rural location approximately 2 miles from St Martins. The property offers all the benefits of a rural location together with proximity to local facilities, amenities and transport links. The nearby villages of St Martins, Gobowen and Whittington contain an excellent range of shops, a supermarket, Public Houses and local amenities including excellent Infant/Junior schools. Ellesmere provides additional amenities while easy access onto the A5 and A483 provides links to the larger towns of Oswestry, Shrewsbury and the City of Chester. Gobowen also has a train station which provides services to Birmingham and Manchester.


The building is of brick construction and has an existing floor area on the ground floor of 58 sq m with a further 31 sq m on the first floor. Previous footings for an extension to the building have been discovered which would extend the converted property to a floor area of circa 120 sq m on the ground floor with a further 96 sq m on the first floor. Plans currently submitted to the local authority for approval are on this basis.


The surrounding land and gardens extend to in the region of 1.85 acres (0.75 ha) and the submitted plans includes the provision of a detached double garage.

Planning Permission

An application for full planning permission was submitted on the 6th October 2020. All associated surveys and reports can be viewed on Shropshire Council's website by quoting the reference number 20/04092/FUL. The application has been validated and is now pending consideration. The local parish council has recently submitted their support for the scheme.


Purchasers will be responsible for installing a Sewage Treatment Plant for the foul drainage. We understand that a mains electricity supply is available within the vicinity, but prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries. No mains water supply is present on the site but access to a shared private supply is available. For further details please contact the Selling Agents.


We understand that the property is Freehold subject to Vacant Possession upon completion.


From the nearby village of Whittington, proceed out of the village on the A495 Ellesmere Road. After leaving the village take the first turning on the left hand side signposted for Hindford and New Marton. Follow the road ahead and into Hindford before turning right signposted for Lower Ridge, Old Marton and New Marton. Follow the road ahead keeping left at the next junction signposted for New Marton and St Martins. Continue along this road for one mile and after passing New Marton Farm on the right hand side the field gate providing access to Malt Kiln Barn will be identified by the agent's For Sale board.

New Marton St. Martins
Oswestry SY11 3HR
County: Shropshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: OPS 9793

P: 01691 652367

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