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Property details

  • Floor area 77,798,160 sq. ft


  • Development opportunity with full planning permission (ref DC/18/02097)
  • 2 x 2 bed dwellings (83m2 gia each - total 166m2)
  • Town centre location
  • Off street parking

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Eye is a small market town in mid Suffolk located approximately 22 miles north of Ipswich and 5 miles south of Diss. It is well located to other centres including Norwich, Bury St Edmunds and Thetford.

Eye is served by a primary school, high school, church, town hall, health care centre, police and fire station, public house and supermarket, as well as several shops and other businesses.

The village has a number of period properties within it and has its own conservation area, which the subject property sits within.

Ipswich 40 mins (22 miles)
Diss 15 minutes (5 miles)
Norwich 55 mins (26 miles)
Bury St Edmunds 40 mins (23 miles)


Eye Library is currently located at the centre of the town on Buckshorn Lane and will be relocated to Cross Street in January 2019 freeing up the current site for development. Buckshorn Lane is a pretty lane with several period residential properties along it, including one either side of the subject site. The site is excellently located being tucked away and only a short walk to the town centre.

Full planning permission has been granted (ref: DC/18/02097). Full application details are available on request or can be viewed on Mid Suffolk planning portal.

Each dwelling will consist of a 2 Bedroom cottage with a gross internal area of 83m2 (893sq ft)

Total—166m2 (1,786sq ft)

The site is currently home to a 1970’s single storey public building of brick construction with a flat roof.

A cil credit has been applied to the planning permission for the existing building.


We understand the site is connected to mains services including electric, water and foul sewerage.


Each building plot fronts onto Buckshorn Lane and will provide 2 parking spaces per cottage.


The property is for sale freehold with vacant possession. The existing library occupier will be vacating the site at the end of January 2019.


Consideration has been given towards selling the plots individually. Offers for a single plot will be considered.

Rights of Way, Easements & Wayleaves

The property will be sold with the benefit of and subject to all rights of way, easements and wayleaves.


The site is enclosed by a close-boarded fence on three sides.

Not applicable


We believe the property is currently assessed for Business Rates.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the Business Rates team at Mid Suffolk.

Guide Price

Offers are invited in the region of £220,000.

VAT will not be chargeable on the purchase price.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Diss 3.8 miles
  • Norwich International Airport 24.7 miles
  • St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 0.1 miles
  • Hartismere School 0.4 miles

Local map of the area

Map and Street View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Diss 3.8 miles
  • Norwich International Airport 24.7 miles
  • St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary School, Eye 0.1 miles
  • Hartismere School 0.4 miles
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