Residential Site with Outline Planning.
Dovercourt is located within the Tendring Penninsular approx 17 miles west of Colchester and one mile south-west of Harwich. The Port of Harwich is a major local employer and the owner, Hutchison Ports (UK) Ltd continues to invest in and expand the Port generating significant new local employment opportunities.
Dovercourt benefits from good transport links being just one mile from the A120 and the Port of Harwich. The A120 trunk road provides a direct link to the A12 and Ipswich and Norwich to the north and Chelmsford, the M25 and London to the south.
Dovercourt provides a good range of shopping facilities
and benefits from a mainline railway service to London
Liverpool Street (1hr 30 mins). The site is a short walk
from Chase Lane Nursery and Primary Schools, the
Harwich and Dovercourt Hospital and local shops. In
addition, there is a Co-Op Fiveways store on Main
Road and a Lidl Supermarket within a 1/2 mile of the
The site is located to the north of Main Road opposite the junction of Main Road and Ainger Road. Access is via The Green. The site is level and lies to the rear of existing post war housing and overlooks farmland and the Stour Estuary.
Outline Planning Permission (ref.17/01909/OUT) has been granted with all matters reserved other than access for an attractive low density development of houses and bungalows. The Vendor is retaining one plot for owner-occupation and therefore the site offered for sale comprises 41 houses as follows:
6 no. 2 bed bungalows
8 no. 3 bed bungalows
12 no. 3 bed semi-detached houses
5 no. 3 bed detached bungalows
10 no. 4 bedroom houses
The S106 Agreement provides for the payment of defined education, play space, highways and healthcare contributions plus the transfer of 1 x 3 bed bungalow to the Council in lieu of affordable housing.
Further details are provided in the Information Pack or can be downloaded from Tendring District Council's Planning Portal. Potential purchasers are advised to direct any planning enquiries to Tendring District Council.
Main services are believed to be available in the local area.
The site is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession. The vendor is retaining part of the site and one of the permitted houses for owner occupation. There are no known easements or rights of way crossing the site. Access rights will be reserved in favour of the owner of Greenfields Farm and Farmhouse to their retained land.
An Information Pack including a copy of the Decision Notice, S106 Agreement, Floor layouts, Topographical Survey, Flood Risk Assessment and Surface Water Drainage Strategy and Transport Assessment are available upon request.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale as a whole by Informal Tender. Potential purchasers are requested to register their interest with us. The Vendor reserves the right to accept any offer received at any time subject to conditions or otherwise without reference to registered applicants.
BASIS OF OFFER
Price on Application.
The Vendors have not waived their exemption to VAT and will not do so prior to exchange of contracts.
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