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Orton On The Hill

Sold STC £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two superb building plots
  • Conservation village
  • Site area approx 0.75 acres
  • (Includes small paddock)
  • Detailed planning consent
  • Houses approx 2780 sq ft and 3125sq ft

Full description

A unique opportunity to acquire two superb building plots in exceptional conservation village with full planning consent to create two impressive village houses. Approx 0.75 acres.

General - It is rare for two building plots of such quality to come onto the market in this exclusive conservation village. The site is an excellent size extending to approximately 0.75 Acres (0.3 Hectares) which includes a small paddock. Full planning consent has been granted to build two substantial contemporary houses with floor areas of 2780 sq ft( 258.4sq m) and 3125 sq ft and
(290.5 sq m) respectively.

Location - The plots are located in Orton on the Hill a pretty traditional village including many period houses and cottages. The plots are in a paddock on the approach to St Edith's Church. The village as the name suggests is on a hill and remarkably four counties can be seen from the village. There is a public house called the Unicorn and some lovely walks through the surrounding countryside. Orton is located close to Twycross where there is a prestigious private school and the world famous Zoo of the same name. The historic town of Market Bosworth is approximately 7.5miles to the East and Atherstone is 5.5 miles to the South

Orton is located just off the A444 and both junction 11 on the M42 ( 4 miles) and the A5 are within easy reach. Orton is therefore within commuting distance of a number of regional centres including Birmingham, Leicester and Coventry.

Directions - Proceed out of the Market Place in Market Bosworth along Station Road. Proceed up the B565 and on reaching the A444 turn right towards Twycross. In the village of Twycross turn left where signposted to Orton on the Hill. On reaching Orton on The Hill proceed through the village and at the crossroads turn right into The Green .

Method Of Sale - The site is available for sale as a whole or in two lots. The Guide Prices are as follows :

The Whole : £550,000
Lot 1 : £260,000
Lot 2 : £310,000

If the site is to be split we would advice ion how this might practically be achieved.

Planning Permission - Planning Permission (Application number 15/00633/FUL) was granted on the 23 December 2015 for two substantial contemporary houses. The application can be viewed in its entirety on the Hinckley Council web site or in the developments section on our own website at It is essential that potential purchasers view the planning permission and associated documents so that they understand the various conditions in the permission which they will be responsible for complying with. The permission can be viewed by cutting and pasting the following link into an internet bowser.

Any prospective purchaser who wishes to make changes to the planning consent should speak to the council to establish whether their proposals are likely to be acceptable.

The Houses - The scheme has been sympathetically designed with ample separation distances between the dwellings and preserving the large green spaces between groups of buildings, which contributes to the character of the Conservation Area.

Plot 1 - The accommodation will be arranged over two floors as follows :
On the ground floor a lounge, study, fabulous dining kitchen with bi-folding doors opening onto the gardens, pantry and utility. Master Bedroom with en-suite and dressing room.
On the first floor there are three bedrooms and Shower Room.
Outside there is a double garage.

Plot 2 - The accommodation is arranged over two floors as follows

On the ground floor a lounge, tv room, Dining Kitchen, Pantry, Utility.
On the first floor Three Bedrooms all with En-Suites, Bedroom 4 and Study.

Services - We understand that mains water and electricity are available in village. Prospective purchasers should confirm the location and adequacy of these supplies and are responsible for arranging the connections.
Foul drainage will to private systems on the site to be installed by the purchaser. A scheme has been agreed with the planners and can be viewed on the Hinckley and Bosworth planning portal.

The Drive - It should be noted that the owner of the paddock has a right of way over the first section of drive adjacent to the highway. If the plots are sold separately the ownership would be transferred to plot1 with the owners of Plot 2 having a right of way along the drive and being responsible for paying half the maintenance.

Documentation - The planning application and permission can be viewed on the Hinckley and Bosworth Council website or in the developments section on our own website at
The permission can be viewed by cutting and pasting the following link into an internet bowser.

Fox Country Properties Limited trading as Fox Country Properties, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:

1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.

2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Fox Country Properties have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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11 July 2016


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