One of the finest building plots to come to the market in recent years offering a truly rare opportunity. FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER
Superb plot with river frontage extending to c.3 acres having planning consent for a redevelopment with a substantial individual five bed detached house together with four car garage.
Planning consent to erect an individual five bed detached house extending to c.4,000 sq ft with quadruple garage.
Plot extends to c.3 acres (1.25 ha) of formal gardens and grass paddock (could be ideal for equestrian use).
450 ft (140m) frontage to River Great Ouse with riparian rights.
Superb, non-estate setting.
The plot is bounded to the north and east by Harrold-Odell Country Park, to the south by the river Great Ouse and Harrold Bridge and to the west by Carlton Road in the village of Harrold. Harrold is 10 miles North West of Bedford town centre and is conveniently situated for access to Northampton and Milton Keynes. Bedford main line railway station has fast, frequent trains to London St Pancras International (fast trains approximately 36 minutes).
The area is well served with schools, having Harrold Middle School locally in the village and the well regarded Sharnbrook Upper School within easy travelling distance. In addition, the well renowned ‘Harpur Trust’ private schools are located In Bedford.
Planning was granted on 22nd May 2017 under planning reference 16/02273/FUL for the demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of a detached dwelling with garaging.
A copy of the planning consent notice, detailed plans and planning history can be supplied on request.
Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
The planning permission is CIL liable which we estimate to be in the region of £23,760, based on the increase in floor area. The CIL payment will be the responsibility of the purchaser. Self builders can claim exemption from payment of CIL.
The existing property comprises a single storey dwelling in excess of 3,000 sq ft (GEA) constructed in the 1980?s along with a large detached triple garage and further outbuildings.
The property requires some improvement and updating.
The main access serving all the property is via a private drive off Carlton Road with a secondary alternate access directly to the paddock land also from Carlton Road.
The existing property is connected to a septic tank but we understand mains foul drainage is available within the locality, surface water would discharge to soakaways. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries on this.
The existing property is connected to a Calor Gas tank but it is believed that all utility services are available to the plot. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves with respect to availability and cost of connections.
Existing Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way:
The property is to be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether or not mentioned in these details.
The plot is to be sold freehold
Sale by Informal Tender, unconditional offers are invited subject to contract only.
Informal Tenders are to be submitted on the enclosed Informal Tender form in a sealed envelope clearly marked ‘Informal Tender for Riverbank, Harrold’ by midday Friday 28th July 2017.
Conditions of sale:
(1) The purchaser is to exchange unconditional contracts within 20 working days from when their solicitor receives draft contract documentation.
(2) Following exchange, legal completion is to take place in timescale agreed between vendor and purchaser.
Strictly by prior appointment via Compass
Contact Compass Land & Development on 01234 351577.
Compass Land & Development for themselves, and for the vendors of the land, whose agents they are, give notice that; (A) These particulars are produced in good faith, but are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract; (B) No person in the employment of Compass Land and Development has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty what so ever to the land June 2017. These details are presented subject to Contract and without prejudice.
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