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East Farm Lane, Owermoigne, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 8XP

Sale by Tender

Property Description

Key features

  • Informal tender Friday 8th July 12 noon
  • 0.87 acres
  • Planning permission for 9 dwellings
  • Favoured village location

Full description

The Property
The site is predominantly level and extends to 0/87 acres (0.35 hectares) and has good access from East Farm Lane. The land to the north slopes down to the boundary.

The land has been used for agriculture for many years and part of the site is an old farm yard and as such there are areas of concrete throughout the site, and some areas of made ground. A geotechnical report is included in the Information Pack.

Outline permission has been granted for 9 units, one of which is being retained by the vendor and is hatched blue on the site plan within these particulars.

The site is located within the West Dorset District Council area and has the benefit of outline planning approval for residential development (reference WD/D/14/002818.) The associated S.106 agreement provides for developer contributions for heathland mitigation ranging between £552.56 and £1,206.35(index linked) per dwelling.

The planning application includes a layout plan detailing the 9 units, of which 3 are affordable. Plot 6 is being retained by the vendors, for development of a home for their own occupation.

The details with regard to layout, scale, appearance of the buildings, the means of access and the landscaping of the site is to be defined in a reserved matters application, and in consultation with the vendor.

Highways and Services
We have undertaken preliminary investigations with regard to mains services connections and can report the following:

" Main access to the site is from the adopted highway at the south boundary of the site.
" Electricity - Scottish and Southern Energy have provided a quote to divert the current supply to enable development.
" Water and Drainage - Wessex Water connections are available.
" Gas - Scotia Gas Networks connection available.

The purchaser is to make further enquiries to satisfy themselves services connections are available and the costs involved. The purchaser is to provide services connections to Plot 6, with the purchaser enabling adopted road access and services to this plot.

The vendor intends to reserve all rights for agricultural and all other purposes over roadways to be built, until the point of adoption.
The vendor requires access through the site during the development stages at all times in order to construct Plot 6.

The purchaser is to work with the vendor when applying for reserved matters.

Information Pack
An information pack is available to be inspected in the Symonds and Sampson offices, or available on request and will include the following details:
" Draft contract
" Draft transfer for the site
" Local Searches
" Outline planning permission dated 23 July 2015
" S 106 signed document
" Site Survey
" Indicative layout plan
" Design and access statement
" Biodiversity mitigation plan
" Protective Species Surveys
" Ground Condition Report and Trial Pit Records

Further information regarding the planning application is available on West Dorset District Council's website with reference number WD/D/14/002818.

Method of Sale
The property is for sale by informal tender. Offers should be submitted in an envelope and clearly marked 'Tender for Land North of East Farm Lane' to be received by 12 noon on Friday 8th July 2016. The tenders should be submitted to Symonds and Sampson LLP, 30 High West Street, Dorchester, DT1 1UP. The Vendor reserves the rights not to accept the highest or indeed any offer.

The successful purchaser will be required to exchange contract within 6 weeks of receipt of legal documentation, with completion 4 weeks thereafter.

All offers will be deemed to have been submitted with full knowledge of the contents of the Information pack, including the Legal Documents.

The site is located on the outskirts of the village of Owermoigne which is in a sought after accessible location with the County town of Dorchester 7 miles to the west and Wareham 10 miles to the east. Owermoigne has a small range of local amenities including a village hall, cricket club, church and petrol station, with the coast being only 3 miles to the south.

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27 May 2016

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