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Sold STC Church Road, Elmstead Guide Price £1,450,000

  • Nicholas Percival - Colchester (Sales)

    Beacon End Farmhouse, London Road, Colchester

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Location The site is located in the village of Elmstead Market near Colchester, Essex and is situated approximately 5 miles to the east of Colchester via the A133. The village benefits from an excellent range of local amenities including a Budgens convenience store, petrol filling station and Spar, restaurants, primary school and the modern Market Fields Secondary School. The settlement is linked to the A120 which provides access on to the A12 which links to the rest of the county. The A133 provides direct access into the centre of Colchester which benefits from a mainline railway station into London, with commuting times of under an hour. Wivenhoe and the University of Essex are located approximately 3 miles to the south of Elmstead Market, with Wivenhoe also benefitting from a mainline railway station into London Liverpool Street.

The site is situated approximately 500m north of the village centre along Church Road, immediately after Elmstead Grasshoppers Cricket Club and Pavilion.

Description The total site extends to approximately 7.9 acres (3.2 ha) and comprises flat agricultural land. 4.2 acres of the site provides planning for 20 detached residential units with the 3.7 acres providing the proposed new Village Hall, Village Green and sports field, school allotments and swale area.

Vehicular access is taken via Church Road which forms the eastern boundary. The land is bounded by Elmstead Primary School to the west, open fields to the north and Elmstead Grasshoppers Cricket Ground and Pavilion and the residential dwelling know as The Vicarage to the south.

Services We understand mains water, electricity and gas are available for connection to the property from Church Road. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant service providers.

Terms The site is to be sold via private treaty Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

It is proposed that contracts will be exchanged within 28 days of an agreement being reached and solicitors instructed.

Planning The site has the benefit of Outline Planning Consent for the development of 20 detached three, four and five bedroom residential dwellings, a community hall, green infrastructure, open space including land for a sports field and allotments, together with new vehicular and pedestrian accesses, parking, servicing, landscaping and utilities infrastructure. Outline planning application reference 14/01292/OUT granted outline planning permission on 12th December 2016. There is a Section 106 agreement that makes a provision for a contribution of up to £400,000 (index linked) towards the costs of providing the Village Hall and educational contribution of £10,000 (index linked).

Information pack A detailed Information Pack is available detailing: -

• The outline planning application

• Decision Notice

• S106 Agreement/Unilateral Undertaking

• Peo22 Consultation and Response

• Indicative proposed Village Hall drawing

• Design and Access Statement

• Indicative dimension plan

• Indicative proposed site plan

• Indicative block plan

• Ecological appraisal

• Flood risk waste water drainage appraisal (Parts 1 to 4)

• Topographical survey

• Village survey schedule & tree constraint plan

  • Nicholas Percival - Colchester (Sales)

    Beacon End Farmhouse, London Road, Colchester