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Residential Building Plots at Woodland, Woodland, Bishop Auckland, Durham


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Tenure: Freehold

• Exciting development opportunity • Outline planning consent • 2 Executive family homes, 2 Semi detached properties and 1 Bungalow • Rural village location • Services available locally for connection of supply • Good road frontage and access • Available as a whole or as separate Lots as required

The Area
Woodland is a traditional village occupying an elevated position situated between Barnard Castle, Wolsingham and Hamsterley. It is surrounded by open countryside and supports a public house along with post office/stores and a primary school, there is also a bus service which transports children to secondary school. A wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found in the aforementioned centres and there are many renowned beauty spots close at hand. Hamsterley Forest is just over a mile away and can be access by public footpaths, it attracts walkers, horse riders, cyclists and caters well for families. For the commuter the A68, A1(M) and A66 provide links with the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Mainline Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.

The Property
Set in a prominent position within this rural yet accessible village the plots face south with views to the rear over open countryside.

Each plot has road frontage with good access off the highway with no joint infrastructure issues in terms of shared drive ways to be laid. Services are available close by for ease of connection though purchasers will be required to satisfy themselves as to the cost of installation and ease of this connection.

There is outline consent passed for 2 detached executive family dwellings, 2 semi-detached properties which are available as one lot, and a further detached bungalow. Each property will be situated on a comfortable size plot which provides off road parking to the front of each property and a good size garden to the rear.

This property would suit either a medium size developer looking to develop the site as a whole, a smaller investor buyer looking to develop the semi detached properties or self build clients looking at the plots as an individual venture.

Property ref: 121_230_4179360

Planning Permission 
The planning reference for the site is DM/14/03475/OUT and all plans and application information is available for download on the Durham County Council Planning portal.

The boundaries of each individual plot will be marked on site for identification purposes however the purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the exact extent of each plot.

Section 106 
The application has been approved subject to the completion of a section 106 agreement relating to the provision of 1 affordable dwelling and refers to certain conditions which are listed within the planning documents available online.

From the centre of Barnard Castle head up Galgate turning left into Harmire Road after approximately half a mile. Proceed out of town past the golf course taking the second turning on the right-hand side signposted Kinninvie. At the subsequent crossroads at Kinninvie continue straight across and proceed up to the subsequent T-junction. Turn right towards Woodland and follow the road into the village where the subject property will be found shortly on the left hand side.

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