About this property
Location The property is located approximately 900m south west of the centre of the village of Haddenham in Cambridgeshire. Haddenham is located 12km (7.7 miles) south west of Ely, 24km (15 miles) north of Cambridge and 24km (15.4 miles) east of Huntingdon.
Haddenham is designated in the Settlement Hierarchy as a 'Large Village' (tier 2) due to its size and the extensive range of facilities
it offers. These include a post office, library, several shops, GP surgery, primary school, churches, public houses, public open
spaces with sports and recreational facilities and some employment opportunities.
Haddenham benefits from an accessible location with good road links to the A10 and strategic road network beyond facilitating travel to the major employment centres at Ely, Cambridge, Newmarket and Huntingdon.
Description The property comprises a site which extends to 0.68 hectares (1.68 acres) of former orchard land. The site is bounded by residential development to the north east and to the north west on the opposite side of Aldreth Road and orchard land to the south east and south west.
PLANNING Outline planning permission (REF: 18/01471/OUM) was granted by East Cambridgeshire District Council on 16th April 2020 for the erection of 15 dwellings with new access and associated works, with all matters reserved except for access.
The planning permission is subject to a Section 106 Agreement which requires the provision of 5 affordable houses on the development, payment of an Education Contribution amounting to an estimated £123,325 based on the Indicative Housing mix, together with payments for the maintenance of the open spaces and Sustainable Urban Drainage System.
The Council's RECAP waste management Supplementary Planning Document requires developers to provide for household waste receptacles as part of the scheme. The agreed financial contribution is £43 per dwelling.
Community Infrastructure Levy The developer will be required to pay the District Council a Community Infrastructure Levy of £90/m2 GIA plus Indexation for all open market development. The current charging rate as of 1st January 2020 is £132.39/m2.
Archaeology The developer will be required to prepare a Written Scheme of Investigation for archaeological work prior to commencement of development.
Access Vehicular access to the site is from Aldreth Road which is an adopted highway. A 5.5m wide carriageway is proposed, running into the site with 1.8m wide pedestrian footways either side.
Scheme of Biodiversity Improvements Condition 16 of the planning permission requires the submission and approval of a scheme of biodiversity improvements including the creation of an area of flower rich grassland and planting of a range of orchard trees on an area of approximately 0.20 hectares to the south of the site.
The Vendor will undertake to plant and maintain this area for a period of 25 years in accordance with a Management Plan to be agreed between the Vendor and the Purchaser and approved by the Local Planning Authority.
Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants And Rights Of Way 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 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 and therefore VAT will not be payable.
New Homes Cheffins' New Homes Department has prepared a report on sale prices in Haddenham 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 on the 5th November 2020. at which members of the Planning and Architectural team will be available to answer questions. Interested parties should contact the Selling Agents to book a session at the technical meeting.
Overage Provision The site is sold subject to an overage provision based on 13,264 sqft of unrestricted market housing. If the development should exceed this figure by 5%, then the Purchaser will make an additional payment to the Vendor pro rata to the agreed sale price.
Method Of Sale The property is offered for sale by informal tender with a guide price of £750,000.
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 data room as follows:
Local Authority East Cambridgeshire District Council, The Grange, Nutholt Lane, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB7 4EE
Vendor´s Solicitor Mrs H Stewart, Birketts LLP, 22 Station Road, Cambridge, CB1 2JD.
Tel: 01223 326600.
Planning Enquiries I Smith Esq Cheffins, Clifton House, 1-2 Clifton Road, Cambridge, CB1 7EA
Viewing Strictly by appointment with the Selling Agents:
Cheffins, 25 Market Place, Ely, CB7 4NP
Tel: 01353 654 900
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
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