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Turn-Key Community. Co-Owners Sought

In 2005 I bought a run down agricultural building and then spent the best part of four years, with the help of three others, converting it to a home for communal living.

It was originally built circa 1860 for the rearing of cattle and is a very substantial property. It has a footprint of 4,500 ft² plus a first floor of a further thousand and a couple of useful outbuilding. It sits on a plot of just under 8 acres in a 'Special Landscape Area' of open countryside in North Suffolk just outside the market town of Diss.

The internal accommodation has been arranged so as to provide private accommodation for each of the owners and there are four apartments within the building and as much communal space as you could wish for.

No expense was spared in the eco-friendly conversion and the property has a host of interesting features not least of which is the ground sourced heat pump and under-floor heating which together provide the most comfortable of internal climates regardless of what the weather is doing outside.

As I said above, the conversion was carried out with community in mind and I would now like to find others to join me. The grounds offer huge potential for those interested in self sufficiency (to whatever degree) and are ripe for the establishment of orchards, vegetable gardens and the rearing of livestock etc.

I would like to sell 3 x 1/4 shares (and keep the other one myself) and hope that this short intro might encourage you to want to find out more!

I’m currently running the barn as a Workshop/Retreat centre and if you would like to get more of a feel for the place you could have a look at the website:

I look forward to hearing from you. Best wishes. Mark

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