About this property
Location The subject property is located on the south eastern edge of Sutton in Cambridgeshire approximately, 11km (7 miles) west of Ely, 24km (15 miles) east of Huntingdon and 26km (16 miles) north of Cambridge.
Sutton is designated as a Large Village by the Council under the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan. It has a wide range of local services for a large village, including a shop and two takeaways, a post office, Doctor's surgery, pharmacy, Royal British Legion, public house, community rooms and pavilion, two hairdressers, a primary school, pre-school and children's centre. There are a number of sporting facilities, which offer a range of activities including bowls, cricket and football. There are also a number of businesses within the village and at the Elean Business Park to the north east.
Sutton is bypassed by the A142, which passes the village immediately to the north and provides access to the A10 to the east and the A141 to the west. There is a regular bus service to Ely and Cambridge. The nearest railway station is at Ely.
Description The property extends to an area of approximately 3.13 hectares (7.73 acres) and comprises small scale, linear agricultural fields. It is enclosed by existing development, boundary hedgerows, trees and woodland. The site abuts residential properties on Garden Close to the west and grazing paddocks to the east. To the south is a recreational field, beyond which lies agricultural land forming part of the Cambridgeshire Fens. To the north, the site is bounded by residential dwellings along Station Road.
Planning Outline Planning Permission was granted at Appeal (ref: APP/V0510/W/18/3195976) on 18th January 2019 for the erection of up to 53 houses to include public open space and details relating to access.
Access Road Vehicular access to and from the site is proposed from Garden Close. It is considered the opportunity may also exist to provide a new pedestrian link to the existing public footpath and recreation ground to the south.
Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants and Rights of Way There are no public rights of way running through the site. The property is sold subject to all wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed.
Tenure The freehold of the property as shown edged in red on the plan is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.
Value Added Tax The vendors have made an election to charge VAT, and VAT will therefore be payable on the purchase price of the land.
New Homes Cheffin's New Homes Department has prepared a report on sale prices in Sutton, which is available in the Information Pack. Specific enquiries should be directed to Mark Peck on 01353 654900.
Technical Meeting A technical meeting will be held during the week commencing 11th March 2019, at which members of the engineering team from Peter Brett Associates will be available to answer questions. Interested parties should contact the Selling Agents to book a session at the technical meeting.
Method of Sale The property is offered for sale by informal tender.
Further Information A comprehensive information pack, which includes copies of the planning documents, the Section 106 Agreement and copies of the Registered Title Documents can be downloaded from a dedicated web portal as follows:
East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EE
Sarah Willis, Birketts LLP, 22 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JD
Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents:
Cheffins, Clifton House, 1-2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA
Tel: 01223 213777
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