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Multiple plot – Development Land at Garden House Lane

Guide Price £1,250,000

Property Details

Location The joined villages of Rickinghall and Botesdale are host to a surprising range of local amenities including a primary school, health centre, dentist, local supermarket, public houses and take-away food outlets, all of which are within walking distance. Schooling to sixth form level is available at the outstanding Ofsted rated Hartismere High School in Eye (5 miles). The historic town of Bury St Edmunds lies around 15 miles south west with access to the A14 connecting to Cambridge and the Midlands beyond. The market town of Diss (7 miles) has a train station providing regular intercity rail access to Norwich, Ipswich and London Liverpool Street. The town provides extensive local and national shopping and a wide range of social and leisure amenities. The undulating countryside and quiet lanes surrounding Botesdale and Rickinghall are ideal for walkers and cyclists.

The Site The site measures 1.59 hectares (3.9 acres) and has previously been cropped agricultural land but is now left fallow. The boundaries of the site are shown by the red line indicated on the location plan. The north west boundary has a public footpath running along the edge of the site.

Planning Outline planning approval has been granted by Mid Suffolk District council dated 19 November 2018 under reference 3858/16. Appearance, landscaping, layout and scale are Reserved Matters. A new access is to be formed onto Garden House Lane bridging the existing ditch.

Section 106 Agreement A Section 106 agreement has been completed and includes for 35% affordable housing, split 70% rented accommodation and 30% shared ownership. CIL payments apply.

Existing Bungalow, ´Greenacres´ There is the opportunity to purchase Greenacres and the surrounding land (0.3 acres) separately for £275,000. This property is vacant and ideal for demolition and redevelopment, subject to planning approval. Its inclusion within the main site could both enhance the appearance of the development and enable immediate access to the site.

Services Purchasers should make their own enquiries in relation to the position and availability of services.

Directions From Diss head west on the A143 and continue through the village of Wortham. Turn right onto n Bury Road and pass through the village of Botesdale. Before entering into the centre of the village of Rickinghall, turn left onto Garden House Lane where the site will be found on the left hand side, clearly marked by a 'For Sale' board.

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