Seavington St Michael, Somerset TA19

Seavington St Michael, Somerset TA19

Approximately 1.09 acres (0.44 hectares) with outline planning permission for up to eight dwellings


The property lies on the northern edge of Seavington St Michael off Upton Lane. Seavington St Michael is an attractive Somerset village located between Ilminster and South Petherton. Taunton is located approximately 16 miles north west and Yeovil approximately 11 miles east.

Seavington St Michael benefits from strong transport links to the Ilminster Bypass (A303) which in turn connects to Taunton and the national motorway network (M5) via the A358.
There is a bus stop on New Road located at the south end of Upton Lane providing a regular service between Crewkerne and Ilminster. Regular train services run into London Waterloo from Crewkerne (2hrs 20) and to London Paddington from Taunton (1hr 55).

The property is within a short distance of the Volunteer Inn and Seavington Village Store. Further facilities including Tesco Superstore, Swanmead Community School and Greenfylde First School can be found in nearby Ilminster.


The property extends to approximately 1.09 acres (0.44 hectares). It is accessed off Upton Lane, where there is an existing highway and hammerhead.

The land currently forms part of a larger enclosure of agricultural land in arable production, extending further to the east, west and north. The property is bound by existing residential development to the immediate south against Abbots Close.

Upton Lane is a Public Right of Way which runs from south to north and dissects the property. The topography of the land is broadly level.


South Somerset District Council (SSDC) granted outline planning permission on 25th July 2019 for:

Outline application for the erection of
8 dwellings

Planning Application Reference:

The approved Site Layout Plan that was submitted with the outline planning application details the following:

- Residential development of eight dwellings,
with associated driveways and garaging to
all properties

- Allocation of two plots (P5 and P6) as single

- Retention of the public footpath; and

- Landscape screening against the northern
boundary to the property.

The proposed development comprises outline planning permission with all matters reserved, save for access.

Access will be taken from the existing hammerhead at Upton Lane.

The approved Site Layout Plan is indicative and the mix of dwellings, in respect of type and size, can be refined or amended through the reserved matters planning application.

Full details of the submission documents, decision Notice and planning conditions will be made available in the Information Pack.

Interested parties should be aware that land fronting on Upton Lane and included within the planning application boundary falls within the adopted highway and not within the vendor’s title. This land therefore does not form part of the sale property. Interested parties should refer to the highway search included within the legal pack.


An Information Pack has been prepared to accompany these particulars and includes all relevant planning, technical and legal information, as well as bidding guidance. For a copy of the Information Pack, please contact:

Sophie Heritage on the details
provided below.


The Property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession by Informal Tender with unconditional offers sought.

It should be noted that the vendor intends to retain the ‘landscape strip’ along the northern boundary as shown on the Indicative Site Layout Plan. The vendor will carry out the landscaping obligations included within the planning permission.

The vendor will consider overage as a part of
offers received.

Offers should be submitted by email in accordance with the Bidding Guidance contained in the Information Pack and received by 12 noon on Thursday 30th April 2020 clearly marked “Land at Seavington St Michael”.


The vendor will reserve full and unencumbered rights over the property for access and services from Upton Lane to its retained land, along a route to be agreed between points
A - B.


The Property may be viewed from Upton Lane. Parties wishing to walk the site should arrange an appointment with Carter Jonas. Particulars prepared March 2020.

Key Property Details
Stand Alone Site Greenfield Village Immediate Land
Plot Range
1 to 5 Plots 6 to 20 Plots
New Build With Planning Houses
Carter Jonas reference
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