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The Avenue/Little Belt, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

Guide Price 11.6 ac. | £2,000,000

Property Description

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  • 11.6 acres (4.7 hectares)

Full description

Residential development opportunity - Site area 11.63 acres (4.71 hectares) - Outline planning permission - Proposed scheme of 130 private dwellings - No affordable housing - Section 106 contributions proposed of £200,000 plus public open space - Good location close to golf club, leisure centre and schools

Location - Gainsborough is a substantial market town alongside the river Trent with a population of over 18,500. Town centre retailing is
now focused on the Marshalls Yard development with a range of good national retailers including Marks & Spencer, Body Shop, Greggs, Carphone Warehouse, Next, Prezzo and other national retailers.

Castle Hills, once known as Thonock, was once associated with the army camp of King Canute and is now a good quality
suburb of Gainsborough to the north of the town centre. Gainsborough golf course is situated just on the opposite side of
Little Belt from this site.

Local facilities include the new Castle Wood Academy adjoining this property and Queen Elizabeths High School on Morton
Road to the west. Also adjoining the property is the West Lindsey Leisure Centre.

Description - The property is a mainly level area of former playing fields which totals about 4.71 hectares (11.63 acres) presenting the
opportunity for the development of up to 130 private houses. A new access will be built by the vendor from the site to The
Avenue. The property has an attractive aspect with a golf course to the north and a wooded area to the west.

Proposed Development - Outline planning permission has been granted for a residential development of the site for up to 130 dwellings without any
obligations for Affordable Housing. Planning permission was granted under reference 131606 on 6th October 2016 subject
to a section 106 requiring total contributions of £200,000 and requirements for the provision of public open space / local area
for play. Access will be via a new road constructed off The Avenue which may be provided by the vendor subject to negotiation.

Further information about the planning permission can be found on the website of West Lindsey District Council. A copy of the
section 106 agreement and other planning documents are available from the agent on request.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries of West Lindsey District Council on 01427 676676 for further
information in connection with planning.

Services - We understand that mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are available for connection to the site. Interested parties should make their own enquiries of the service providers to confirm the availability and capacity of services.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion

Easements, Wayleaves And Rights Of Way - The property is sold subject to, and with the benefit of, all existing easements, wayleaves and rights of way whether or not
specifically mentioned in these particulars

Guide Price - £2,000,000 +

Vat - Prices quoted in these particulars are net of VAT. However, at the date of these particulars, we understand that the vendors
have not elected to charge VAT.

Legal Costs - Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the agents

Plans - Plans attached to these particulars are for identification purposes only and do not constitute any part of the contract.
They are not to scale.

Agents - For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact sole agents JHWalter:

John Elliott BSc (Hons) MRICS ACIArb MNAVA
01522 504304 / johnelliott@jhwalter.co.uk
Andrew France BSc (Hons) MRICS
01522 504319 / 07795 657792
andrewfrance@jhwalter.co.uk

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Added on Rightmove:
23 November 2016

Nearest stations

  • Gainsborough Central (0.8 mi)
  • Gainsborough Lea Road (1.7 mi)
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JHWalter, Lincoln

1 Mint Lane, Lincoln, LN1 1UD

03339 873645 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Gainsborough Central (0.8 mi)
  • Gainsborough Lea Road (1.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

JHWalter, Lincoln

1 Mint Lane, Lincoln, LN1 1UD

03339 873645 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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