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Stowell, Sherborne, Somerset, DT9

Sold STC £300,000

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A rare opportunity for developers and private individuals to develop a superior dwelling in a sought after rural location in the Parish of Stowell near Sherborne. Additional land available.

For Sale by Informal Tender closing 12 noon on Friday 11th November 2016.

The building plot adjoins the South side of the Stowell Road and comprises a level paddock with natural broad leaf hedgerow surround. The plot enjoys wonderful views over the surrounding countryside adjoining open farm land to the south and east.

In total the plot extends to approximately 0.52 acres (0.21 hectares). In addition there is the option of purchasing an additional parcel of adjoining land extending to 1.38 acres (0.56 hectares), as shown on the attached plan edged blue. (Guide Price £45,000)

The property is offered for sale by Informal Tender closing 12 noon on Friday 11th November 2016 with a guide price on the building plot of £300,000 and a guide price on the additional land of £45,000. The successful purchaser(s) will be required to exchange contracts within 15 working days of the deadline date with completion shortly thereafter. A full legal pack is available from the vendor solicitors.

As agents, we have not carried out any detailed service investigations, however it is understood that connections to mains water and electricity are readily available however there is no mains drainage.

Prospective purchasers should undertake their own enquiries regarding the exact position and capacity of all services.

The property benefits from outline planning consent (Application number: 16/00935/OUT) dated 16th September 2016. The decision grants outline planning consent for the erection of a detached dwelling on the site which extends to 0.210 hectares (0.518 acres).

There will be a restrictive covenant imposed on the additional land preventing the erection of any buildings whatsoever without the vendors written consent.

An overage payment (50%) will be payable in the event of planning permission being obtained for any additional dwelling(s) on the plot.

The property will be accessed directly from the public highway as shown on the attached plans.

NB, If the additional land is not sold with the building plot the purchaser of the plot will be responsible for erecting a stock proof boundary to correspond with the boundary outlined red on the attached plans. The exact specification to be agreed with the vendors or their agents.

Full information can be viewed online via the planning website - or contact our offices for a hard copy which can be viewed at any time.

The site can be viewed at any reasonable time with a copy of these particulars in hand. All applicants are requested to observe the country code and close all gates.

The building plot is located in the centre of Stowell, a small and quiet parish saddling the Dorset/ South Somerset borders.

The nearby villages of Charlton Horethorne, Milborne port and Templecombe are no more than 2 miles away. Charlton Horethorne offers a good village Shop, excellent pub/5* hotel and C of E highly regarded Primary School along with village hall. Templecombe has a train station which is on the London /Waterloo Exeter line. Milborne Port is a popular village with a number of shops a post office, garage, doctor's surgery, public house and playing fields.The Gryphon School is the nearby secondary school. The area is particularly well known for its excellent private schools including Bruton, Sherborne, Port Regis, St Marys Shaftesbury, Bryanston and Hazlegrove.

The A303 offers excellent links to the West Country and London via the motorway network. Bristol and Exeter airports are both approximately 40 miles away. The larger towns nearby include Sherborne (4 miles) and Yeovil (11 miles), to the south west of the property and Wincanton (4 miles) which lies to the north east of the property.

South Somerset District Council:
Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT
Telephone- 01935 462462

Somerset County Council:
County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
Telephone- 01823 355455.

Western Power:
Map Response Team, Mapping Centre, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7WP
Telephone- 01392 352652.

Wessex Water:
Passage Street, Bristol, BS2 0JQ
Telephone: 01225 526000.

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