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Maypole Road, CM8

Offers in Excess of £2,500,000
3.7 ac.

Property Description

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  • 3.7 acres (1.5 hectares)
  • Use class orders: C3 Dwelling Houses

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Wickham Bishops is a popular village situated approximately 3 miles south east of Witham and 3 miles north of the town of Maldon. Witham has the benefit of mainline railway service to London Liverpool Street (55 minutes). The village centre has a convenience store and modern village hall, together with sports field, football pitches, cricket grounds and tennis courts. The population of the village is circa 2,000 people.

The site is situated approximately 400 yards south of the village centre (village hall). The site is equi-distant from the village centre of Wickham Bishops and Great Totham Primary School. The extends to approximately 3.7 acres and has the benefit of two road frontages, one along Maypole Road and the other along Great Totham Road. The development proposed provides for 5 dwellings to be served off Maypole Road, 4 private dwelling and 5 affordable dwellings to be accessed via Great Totham Road. The former use of the land was agriculture. The site will be sold with the benefit of vacant possession.

The site has the benefit of Outline Planning Consent for the development of 14 dwellings, comprising 9 substantial 4 & 5 bedroom homes and 5 affordable homes. Outline Planning Application Reference OUT/MAL/15/00267 was refused and the consent was won on an Appeal dated 8th March 2016. The Section 106 Agreement provides for 5 affordable dwellings and in addition, the provision of affordable housing contribution of 39,000 subject to Index increases.

A detailed information pack
is available detailing:
- The Outline Planning Application
- The Planning Inspector's Decision
- Indicative Layout Plan
- Report on Flood Risk Assessment
- Site Splays for Access Purposes
- Brief for Archaeological Trial Trenching
- Section 106 Agreement Dated 13th November 2015

We understand mains water, electricity and gas are available for connection to the property.

Interested parties are invited to submit bids by way of sealed tender using the form attached to the particulars by 12 noon on 21st December 2016. It will be anticipated that within 10 working days a decision will be made on the tenders received. It is proposed that contracts will be exchanged within 28 days of an agreement being reached and solicitors instructed.

C. 4890

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