Rickinghall village lies on the A143, 7 miles to the south west of Diss and 16 miles to the north east of Bury St Edmund. Local amenities include a Co-op Food Store, village hall, St Mary's Church and The Bell Inn public house. St Botolph's Primary School in the adjoining village of Botesdale serves Rickinghall and a number of the other local villages.
The site is located on Rectory Hill, to the south of the village centre.
The property comprises a greenfield site with a road frontage to Rectory Hill and extending to about 1.33 acres (0.54 hectares). The site forms part of a larger field in arable cultivation and slopes south to north.
The site benefits from outline planning permission for the development of 10 two storey houses and the construction of a new vehicular access granted 1st February 2018 (ref DC/17/02657). Matters of layout, scale and appearance are reserved although the approved indicative site layout provides the following:-
Plot 12 bedroom detached houseGarage + 1 parking space753 sq ft (70 sq m)
Plot 22 bedroom detached houseGarage + 1 parking space753 sq ft (70 sq m)
Plot 32 bedroom terraced house2 parking spaces850 sq ft (79 sq m)
Plot 42 bedroom terraced houseGarage + 1 parking space850 sq ft (79 sq m)
Plot 52 bedroom terraced houseGarage + 1 parking space850 sq ft (79 sq m)
Plot 62 bedroom detached house2 parking spaces753 sq ft (70 sq m)
Plot 72 bedroom detached houseGarage + 2 parking spaces850 sq ft (79 sq m)
Plot 8 3 bedroom detached house Garage + 2 parking spaces1,001 sq ft (93 sq m)
Plot 94 bedroom detached houseGarage + 2 parking spaces1,141 sq ft (106 sq m)
Plot 104 bedroom detached houseGarage + 2 parking spaces1,141 sq ft (106 sq m)
4 visitor's parking spaces 4 parking spaces
TOTAL8,942 sq ft (831 sq m)
The vendor has prepared a revised indicative layout for an alternative scheme comprising 4 detached, three bedroom bungalows and 5detached two storey houses, totalling 12,078 sq ft (1,122.50 sq m) on a reduced site area of 1.21 acres (0.49 hectares). Further details are available upon request.
It is assumed that mains water and electricity connections are available within the vicinity of the site. Mains foul drainage is understood to be available within Rectory Hill and it is anticipated that surface water drainage will be via onsite soakaways. The associated drainage strategy refers to SUDS options.
All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the relevant service providers.
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Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council
8 Russell Road
Telephone: 0800 1234000
The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
The vendor is to reserve a right of way through the site to its retained land and the route of the new road to be constructed by the purchaser as part of the development is to be agreed between the parties.
Offers are invited in the region of £425,000 for the freehold interest with vacant possession.
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