For Sale

Former Fish Farm Noak Hill Road, Great Burstead, Billericay, CM12 9UN

  • Area 102,801 sq ft (9,551 sqm)


  • Rural location
  • 2 miles from Billericay
  • Secluded plot behind houses
  • Further development potential (STP)
  • Freehold offers invited


This secluded plot is on the east side of Noak Hill Road, Billericay.
Noak Hill Road is within 2 miles of High Street, Billericay. Over recent years the demand for residential property in this location has increased substantially with many properties achieving sales values well in excess of a million pounds.
Billericay benefits a main line railway station providing access to the City via the Liverpool Street line in under 35 minutes.
London Southend Airport is also on the Liverpool Street line and circa 22 minute journey time.

This property was previously used for the business of a Fish Farm sitting on approx. 2.36 acres.
Occupying a secluded plot behind the houses in Noak Hill Road siding and backing onto open farmland.
There are currently three large buildings, of which one benefits a Certification of Lawful Use being the continued use as a single residential dwelling.
Of the other two properties one is arranged as a residential property but without planning consent and the other, up until the fish farm closed, was used as a shop and store.


Building 1 - 25.3m x 4.8m - 121.4 sq.m (1,307 sq.ft)
(Residential dwelling) Arranged as 4 separate rooms including bathroom and laundry room. Oil heating.
*Note potential permitted development rights

Building 2 - 13.5 m x 10.8m - 145.8 sq.m (1,569 sq.ft)
Arranged as a three bedroom bungalow – no planning consent exists for this use and it is not occupied.

Building 3 - 41.2 m x 10m - 412 sq.m (4,435 sq.ft)
Previously used as a fishing supply shop with numerous above ground fish holding tanks.
Separately metered.

Exterior - Plot approx. 2.36 acres.
Approached via a long driveway to the side of residential property fronting Noak Hill Road.

The driveway can also be used by plot 259 Noak Hill Road.
The buildings are immediately to your left as you enter the site with the now drained lake behind and land wrapping back around the properties on the northern side.


- 3 phase electricity supply. (Meters separated for residential and commercial)
- Mains water (two meters)
- Septic tank

Building 1
Our client was awarded a Certification of Lawful Use for building 1 allowing the lawful use to continue as a single residential dwelling. Reference 18/00970/LDC
There is potential to further develop Building 1 under Permitted Development Rights and would recommend applicants make their own enquiries of both a planning expert and Basildon Borough Council – Tel: 01268 533333
Building 2
Developed as residential without consent and was previously occupied as residential, however this has now ceased.
Building 3
This building has been used for commercial/agricultural use so has potential for residential conversion through Permitted Development rights.
All the above comments are only an opinion from Ayers & Cruiks and must not be relied upon, all applicants must seek their own professional advice.

Note: We have been advised by our client that a footpath runs across the site.


Our client is seeking to sell the freehold of the site and buildings as one.
Freehold Offers Invited





Available upon request


By appointment with Ayers & Cruiks

Area 102,801 sq ft


Darrell Clarke

Neil Burroughs

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