Chiselborough, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon TA14

Chiselborough, Stoke-Sub-Hamdon TA14


Guide price £175,000
Crewkerne 3.9 miles
Main Street Post Office 1.8 miles
The Church 2 miles

A range of farm buildings with permission for replacement with two no. one and a half storey dwellings. In all the site extends to 0.27 of an acre. For sale by online auction to commence in early January 2021.

The Development Site at Skillgate Lane comprises a former farmstead with outline planning permission for replacement with two no. one and a half storey dwellings. In all the site extends to 0.27 of an acre.

The property comprises a range of farm buildings set within 0.27 of an acre with outline planning permission for replacement with two dwellings.

Detailed planning permission will need to be obtained by the purchaser of the site, but conditional outline planning permission has been granted for two dwellings, each of one and a half storeys.

Plot 1 has a proposed ground floor area of 81sqm and a proposed first floor area (above 2m head height) of 45sqm.

Plot 2 has a proposed ground floor area of 123sqm and a proposed first floor area (above 2m head height) of 25sqm.

The property is located adjoining Skillgate Lane on the edge of the village of Chiselborough which offers a church, village hall and public house. The neighbouring village of Norton-sub-Hamdon is within about one mile, where a greater range of facilities can be found. The towns of Crewkerne and Yeovil are within easy reach.

Both offer mainline rail links to Exeter and London Waterloo. The property has easy access to the A303 which in turn provides excellent road communications with the rest of the country.

The site is accessed via Skillgate Lane to the east of the property. The access will be shared with the barn for conversion to the east of the site and the agricultural land to the west of the site.

The purchaser is required to build a wall and erect a field access gate to form the western boundary of the site.

The property is offered for sale by online auction. Further details are available from the agents.

The property is offered for sale with a guide price* of £175,000. The property will be sold subject to a reserve price**.

*The guide price is the minimum price at which the seller is prepared to sell at the date of publication.

**The reserve price is the minimum price at which the auctioneer is authorised by the seller to sell the lot at auction. The lot may be sold to the highest bidder at or above the reserve price but the auctioneer is not authorised to sell at a figure below the reserve price.

Both the guide price and the reserve price are subject to change. Potential purchasers should ensure that they register their interest in the property and regularly check for updated information regarding the property, including changes to the guide price.

The freehold of the property is offered for sale with vacant possession available upon completion.

Conditional outline planning permission was granted by South Somerset District Council in May 2020 for the development. The planning application reference number is 19/02709/OUT.

Mains services are not connected to the site. New connections will therefore need to be made to service the property. The relevant easements will be granted over the vendor’s adjoining land to facilitate the required connections.

Potential purchasers must take particular care when inspecting the property. Potential purchasers are requested to wear supportive footwear for viewings, and are advised to be conscious of livestock and machinery which may be present at the time of inspection, as well as potentially uneven and slippery surfaces.

Potential purchasers can view the property at reasonable daylight hours with a set of these particulars in hand, after informing the agents, Carter Jonas, on 01823 428590. Please do not drive over or park on the edge of the verge of the neighbouring cottage. The access track to the barn and the farm buildings is owned with the Barn (Lot 1 which is also being offered for sale). Please park here to view the property.

From the A303 follow the A356 towards Crewkerne and take the third turning towards Chiselborough and The Chinnocks. Continue along this lane, taking the second road on the left to Chiselborough (Skillgate Lane), by the grass triangle, and continue down towards the village. The entrance to the site will be found on the left hand side.

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Key Property Details
Total Sq Ft
11,761.2 (1,092.7 Sq M) approx.
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