Exceptional Residential-Led Development Opportunity Near Exeter
Winslade Park lies south of the village of Clyst St Mary, approximately 4.3 miles east of Exeter, which is only a 15 minute drive from the city centre. The site has excellent road connectivity; it is accessed from the A376 which links Exeter with the east Devon coast, while Junction 30 of the M5 is minutes away, being approximately 0.8 miles to the west of the site.
The site extends to approximately 35.06 hectares (86.64 acres) and comprises of listed and non-listed office buildings, a former leisure complex, sports pitches and pasture/amenity land. The site is approached by a purpose built and traffic light controlled junction from the A376. The sweeping driveway passes the site's playing fields and cricket pitch and arrives outside the Grade II* Listed Manor House. The Powell & Moya designed Winslade House, built in 1977, is attached to the Manor House and is curtilage listed. The former stable block, now part of the leisure complex, is also listed. Clyst House and Brook House, two modern office buildings, are not listed. There is extensive car parking on site. To the south of the built area lies pasture and amenity land much of which is currently grazed under licence and is within the flood plain.
The site is held freehold under title numbers DN135117 and DN163731. The built areas of the site and the playing fields are presently unoccupied and will be sold with vacant possession. There is a grazing licence over agricultural land to the south of the site. The rent payable is £2,200 per annum and the licence expires on 11 April 2019.
The site is being disposed of by way of an informal tender. Unconditional offers are invited for the freehold interest in the entire property. Offers are to be submitted to email@example.com by 1pm on 3 May 2019 together with the following information: 1) Offer Amount 2) Proof of funding or finance for purchase 3) Confirmation of board approval for purchase 4) Intended timescales for purchase 5) Acknowledgement that the information in the data room has been fully reviewed 6) Conditions of purchase Please note that the vendor is not bound to accept the highest, or any of the offers received. They reserve the right to interview bidders and to extend the marketing process should the need for the best and final bids arise.
The property is the former site of an agricultural machinery merchant. A number of warehouses and industrial buildings exist.
Honiton is located 22 miles North East of Exeter. The town benefits from good road communications, with access to the North, East and West via the A30, A35, A373 and A375. The motorway can be reached at Junction 29 from the dual carriageway along the A30 to Exeter (12 miles). The property is situated in the town centre with principle access from the High Street via West End and local access from King Sturge.
There is both local and national planning policy support for the redevelopment of the site for alternative uses. The site presents an opportunity of a variety of users, subject to planning, including residential, mixed use and commercial. Any proposal for the re-development of the site should take full advantage of its town centre to maximise development potential. There are a number of development constraints which may require further investigation: these include: Flood Risk Ground Conditions Access/Highways Heritage considerations
The site is being sold through informal tender. Either unconditional or subject to planning proposals are sought.