Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire OX29
A PRIME RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN THE
HEART OF THE SOUGHT- AFTER VILLAGE OF STANTON HARCOURT WITH OUTLINE PLANNING PERMISSION FOR UP TO 40 NEW RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS.
The property is situated to the immediate south of “Blackditch” which in turn provides access onto the B4449 (Eynsham Road) with strong transport links to the A40 at Eynsham (4 miles north) and the A420 at Kingston Bagpuize (5 miles south).
Stanton Harcourt is an attractive West Oxfordshire village located approximately 6 miles south east of Witney and 10 miles west of Oxford, where a full range of amenities can be found, including national retailers, restaurants and leisure facilities. Village facilities include Stanton Harcourt Primary School, a village hall and the popular Harcourt Arms.
The village benefits from a nearby train station at Long Hanborough (7 miles north) providing regular and direct services into Oxford Central and London Paddington in approximately 9 minutes and 1 hour 7 minutes respectively. Alternatively, Oxford Parkway train station (9 miles north-east) provides direct services to London Marylebone in approximately 56 minutes.
The property extends to approximately 11.45 acres (4.63 hectares) of agricultural grazing and benefits from an attractive central village setting. The property is currently split across three adjoining enclosures that are separated from one another by a semi-mature belt of trees and the Blackditch stream. Primary access is taken off Blackditch with secondary access taken off Main Road to the east, via an existing track that passes through residential development against Main Road.
The property has an irregular boundary and is bound to the north by Blackditch and existing residential development off Farmhouse Close; to the east by existing residential development off The Green; to the south by the recently completed residential development built by Hayfield Homes (Application Reference: 18/01611/FUL); and to the west by Stanton Harcourt Industrial Estate.
The topography of the property is broadly level, with slight undulations. The southern enclosure currently accommodates two agricultural barns/shelters and an area of hardstanding, used for the storage of plant and machinery, associated with the neighbouring industrial estate.
West Oxfordshire District Council approved outline planning permission on 19th February 2020 for: Development of up to 40 dwellings and a shop with associated infrastructure works, alterations to existing and provision of new vehicular access and pedestrian accesses” (Application Reference: 16/03627/OUT)
All matters are reserved except for means of access to the development.
The planning permission is governed by a Section 106 Agreement. The Agreement provides for the delivery of 40% affordable housing and a range of financial contributions.
The planning permission contains a number of conditions.
THE PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT
The development proposed as part of the outline planning application provides for:
• Up to 40 residential dwellings (40% affordable)
• Provision for a village shop and parking
• A new access off Blackditch
• Provision of public open space and structural landscaping
• Offsite highway pedestrian improvement works and footpath connectivity
A Data Room has been prepared to accompany these particulars and includes all relevant planning, technical and legal information, as well as bidding guidance. Prospective purchasers should note that the
vendors will expect them to have obtained and carefully considered the contents of the Data Room prior to submitting their offer.
This is available at: www.buttspiece-stantonharcourt.com
METHOD OF SALE
The opportunity is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession, by way of informal tender and with unconditional offers sought.
The vendors may consider the provision of overage as a part of offers sreceived.
The vendors will impose a restriction on title, benefitting their retained land to the immediate west, that will restrict development to that permitted within the outline planning permission.
The vendors will retain a ransom strip between points A to B on the sale plan.
Offers should be received by email in accordance with the Bidding Guidance contained on the Data Room and received by 12 noon on Thursday 27th August 2020, marked “Stanton Harcourt Tender”.
VILLAGE SHOP LAND
Land allocated for the provision of the village shop will not be included within any proposed sale.
The property may be viewed from the highway. Parties wishing to walk the site should arrange an appointment with Carter Jonas via Leo.Goodman-Jones@carterjonas.co.uk
07801 167 728
01865 819 633