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Breckon Hill, Butterknowle, DL13

Guide Price £275,000
0.77 ac.

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  • 0.77 acres (0.31 hectares)

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Tenure: Freehold

The site is located within the rural area of Butterknowle which is located within the Gaunless Valley and approximately 8 miles distant from Bishop Auckland town centre and 8 miles from Barnard Castle. The Gaunless Valley Visitor Centre is nearby which celebrates 600 years of industrial heritage in the general area. There are good road links via the A688 which links the A68 and A1M beyond. The village is well served with Doctors Surgery, Public Houses, Village Hall and Primary School. There is a bus stop to the front of the site. Attractive open countryside views surround the site.

A well proportioned level site presently a small field extending to approximately 0.77 of an acre (measured via Promap Mapping Services).

The site has outline planning permission for residential development (up to 10 dwellings). Application 6/2011/0046/DM granted 27th January 2015. The site is not subject to the provision of affordable housing. There is a Section 106 Agreement whereby a contribution of 200 per bedroom is paid towards the provision and/or maintenance of off site recreational facilities and/or play space within the vicinity of the land. Related documentation with respect to this outline consent may be referred to via Durham County Council planning portal.


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