About this property
Location The subject property is located on the south western edge of the village of Cheveley in Cambridgeshire approximately 5.9km (3.7 miles) south east of Newmarket, 21.6km (13.4 miles) west of Bury St Edmunds and 26.8km (16.6 miles) east of Cambridge. The nearest railway station is situated in Newmarket. The village of Cheveley is served by a regular bus service to Newmarket.
Cheveley is designated as a 'Medium Village' by the Council under the East Cambridgeshire Local Plan. The village has a range of local services and facilities including a church, post office and village store, public house, primary school, community room and recreation ground including sports pavilion and children's play area.
Description The subject property extends to an area of approximately 0.91 hectares (2.25 acres) and comprises a brownfield site. The site is currently overgrown by tall and dense vegetation and occupied by three pairs of semi derelict prefabricated bungalows which are located to the north of the site.
The eastern boundary of the site is separated from Little Green carriageway by a mature hedge and partially filled drainage ditch. There is an existing residential dwelling beyond the southern boundary of the site. To the north west, the site is bounded by an existing residential dwelling known as No.7 Home Office Bungalows. There is a surfaced vehicular access way which provides access to the semi derelict bungalows and on to No.7 Home Office Bungalows to the west of the site. The site is screened from horse paddocks to the south west by a substantial hedgerow. The northern boundary is adjacent to a group of commercial buildings with car parking.
Planning Resolution to grant planning permission under delegated powers (ref: 19/00767/OUM) was approved by East Cambridgeshire District Council for the residential development of circa 22 dwellings following the demolition of 6 bungalows with all matters reserved except access.
Cheffins Planning Department advised the landowner on the application and would assume to be retained by the purchaser of the land for the Reserved Matters work.
The application proposes the erection of 22 dwellings, following the demolition of six existing bungalows, which will consist of 17 market dwellings and 5 affordable homes.
Access Road The site is currently accessed via an existing access from Little Green carriageway, which, as confirmed by the Transport Statement, has good visibility in both directions. This concrete access road serves No.7 Home Office Bungalows which is located on the western boundary of the site. The intention is to upgrade this access road to serve the proposed dwellings whilst maintaining access to No.7 Home Office Bungalows.
Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants and Rights of Way
There is a right of way with or without vehicles to No.7 Home Office Bungalows as hatched blue on the attached plan for illustrative purposes only.
The property is sold subject to all wayleaves, easements, covenants and rights of way whether or not disclosed.
Services Mains water and electricity are available to the site. Mains drainage is in the road. The purchaser will be responsible for satisfying themselves on the capacity of the services for the proposed development and for the installation of sub-meters if required by the service provider.
Tenure The freehold of the property as shown edged in red on the attached plan for illustrative purposes only is offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.
Value Added Tax The vendor has not made an election to waive the VAT exemption on the property therefore VAT will not be payable on the purchase of the land.
Method of Sale The property is offered for sale by informal tender.
Further Information Further information including planning documents and copies of the registered title documents are available upon request.
New Homes Cheffins' New Homes Department has prepared a report on sale prices in Cheveley which is available upon request and would assume to be invited to pitch for the sale of the private dwellings. Specific enquiries should be directed to Neil Harris on 01638 663 228.
Local Authority East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EE
Vendor´s Solicitor James Frankland, Hewitsons LLP, Shakespeare House, 42 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8EP
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Cheffins, Clifton House, 1-2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA
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