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Gainsborough, DT9


Property Description

Key features

  • Outline Planning Permission for 46 units
  • c.1.88 hectares / 4.65 acres
  • Stunning countryside views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is a very attractive greenfield residential development site extending to approximately 1.88 ha (4.65 acres) located on the western fringe of Milborne Port with road frontage and access onto Gainsborough Road. The land has a gentle rise to the northern boundary and as such affords stunning countryside views back across Milborne Port to the east and south. Mature established hedgerows denote all boundaries except the southern which will need to be defined and agreed prior to exchange of contracts. The site is situated approximately 500m from the centre of the

The permission allows for the development of up to 46 residential units and requires affordable housing at 35% of the dwellings developed.

Milborne Port is a large picturesque village located astride the A30 on the South Eastern part of Somerset, on the edge of the Blackmore Vale and close to the Dorset border. The village is set in beautiful countryside and benefits from a range of shops and services including post office, doctors' surgery, library, churches, pubs, playing fields, children's play areas, as well as a good range of clubs and societies. The market town of Sherborne lies 3 miles to the west whilst the larger town of Yeovil is a further 6 miles to the west via the A30.

Planning permission was granted on appeal for the development of up to 46 residential units (including 35% affordable housing), associated access, parking, landscaping and infrastructure on land west of Gainsborough, Milborne Port, Somerset in accordance with the terms of the application Ref 16/04237/OUT, dated 28 September 2016, subject to the schedule of conditions attached to the appeal decision letter dated 14 July 2017 Ref:APP/R3325/W/17/3167634.

The Unilateral Undertaking dated 11 April 2017 submitted with application 16/04237/OUT makes arrangements for the provision of affordable housing and financial contributions towards equipped play space, youth facilities, playing pitches and changing rooms, education, maintenance of public open space and a travel plan.

A full pack of technical information including copies of the planning permission, unilateral undertaking, planning documentation, utility information and geotechnical report is available from the agents.

The freehold of the site is offered for sale by private treaty.

The Vendor will be charging VAT on the sale.

On site at any reasonable time but in the first instance as the land is actively farmed please contact the agents to confirm your intention to view and make access arrangements.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 September 2017


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