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Middle Farm, Lurmer Street, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury

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Property Description

Key features

  • FOR SALE BY TENDER - closing date 12 noon on Friday 20th September 2019.
  • A development site and buildings amounting to 0.89 acres (approx.).
  • Full planning permission to erect two detached dwellings and convert and extend an existing stable block.
  • Located on the edge of this sought after village.
  • Enjoying far-reaching rural views towards the Springhead Estate.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

FOR SALE BY TENDER GUIDE PRICE £595,000 Tenders to be submitted on the form provided by 12 noon Friday 20th September 2019. An exciting opportunity to acquire development land and buildings with full planning permission, located on the edge of this sought after village and enjoying far-reaching rural views towards the Springhead Estate.

The site extends to about 0.89 acres and is accessed via a private driveway from Collyers Rise. There are lovely views from the site towards the Springhead Estate and Fontmell Down (National Trust).

Application Number 2/2017/1856/FUL was approved subject to conditions on the 14th August 2018. Please visit the Dorset Council Planning Portal where you can view all of the related documentation and correspondence. Application ref: 2/2017/1856/FUL

The approved plans provide three development plots comprising a brick built stable block for conversion and extension to a four bedroom dwelling with proposed garage/carport and two further plots with planning permission for a detached three bedroom dwelling and a detached four bedroom dwelling.

The site is located on the edge of this sought after village, which borders the Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Fontmell Magna is situated approximately four miles from the larger centres of Shaftesbury (6 miles approx.) and Blandford Forum (8 miles approx.). Amenities in the village include a popular village inn, The Fontmell, village stores and a primary school.

There are mainline rail stations from Gillingham or Tisbury to London Waterloo (approx. 2 hours).

The A303/M3 gives vehicular access to London and the Home Counties and cross channel ferries are available from Poole, Portsmouth and Weymouth.

Regional airports are located in Bournemouth, Bristol, Exeter and Southampton.

Sporting facilities in the area include golf at Blandford and Tollard Royal. Racing at Wincanton, Salisbury, Bath, Taunton and Exeter. Private club facilities at Gillingham, Sturminster Newton and Blandford. Sailing at Sutton Bingham Reservoir and along the Dorset coast at Poole and Weymouth.

There are excellent walking and riding opportunities with footpaths and bridleways nearby.

There are excellent schools within the local area in both the private and state sectors to include Clayesmore, Shaftesbury School, St. Mary’s Shaftesbury and The Blandford School.


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19 July 2019

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  • Gillingham (Dorset) (6.7 mi)
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7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

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Nearest station

  • Gillingham (Dorset) (6.7 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Symonds & Sampson, Blandford

7 Market Place Blandford Forum DT11 7AH

01258 919004 Local call rate

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

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