Property Ref: 60279
Stanstead St Margarets is a small, vibrant village and civil parish in the district of East Hertfordshire. It is located between the towns of Hoddesdon and Ware. The village is detached from the village of Stanstead Abbotts by the River Lea, but nevertheless easily accessible. Approximately half of the area consists of arable land, a third of permanent grass, and the remainder in the region of 60 acres of woodland. The village is served by St Margarets station on the Hertford East Line, providing easy access to intermediate towns and villages as well as London Liverpool Street Station in 45 minutes. Furthermore, the A414 and the A10 are both reachable within 5 minutes of the proposed site. In addition, the M25 can be accessed in 15 minutes. Stanstead St Margarets subsequently offers excellent commuter links and the locations proximity to London makes it an ideal base for commuters.
The parish has an active local community and social presence. Incorporated within the locality and equidistant from the site is a primary school, two secondary schools, a sports centre, a specialist sports college, three breweries, a recreation ground and a parish church dating back to 1271. Additionally, within a 0.8 mile commutable distance, is Stanstead Abbotts.
Stanstead Abbotts is a picturesque neighbouring village and civil parish to Stanstead St Margarets, located 5 minutes from the proposed site. Stanstead Abbotts is situated approximately 2 miles from Ware, 4 miles from Hertford, 2 miles from Hoddesdon and 5 miles from Harlow. The area benefits from Lee Valley Marina which offers boatyard services and a fantastic boating experience. The marina is well situated to visit the numerous attractions of Lee Valley Regional Park - a 10,000 acre, 26 mile long linear park of predominantly green spaces. It runs through the northeast of Greater London, Essex and Hertfordshire from the River Thames to Ware, perfect for walking, cycling or running with heaps of wildlife to appreciate. Stanstead Abbotts consists of a supermarket, Post Office, favourable public houses and several restaurants and cafes. Furthermore, Lea Valley White Water Centre which was constructed to host the canoe events of the London 2012 Olympic Games and offers fantastic aquatic experiences is accessible in less than 20 minutes.
There are various shops and facilities including conventional supermarkets and banks in the nearby towns of Ware, Hoddesdon, Harlow and Hertford.
Full Planning permission was granted from East Hertfordshire District Council on 17th January 2017. The application reference is 3/16/2565/FUL which details the proposal to demolish the existing industrial buildings and erect 4 linked dwellings together with associated works. The separate freehold dwellings each consist of the following accommodation arranged over two floors;
- 3 to 4 bedrooms
- 1 to 2 reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms and a separate WC
- 10m wide kitchen/ dining/ reception
- Roof terrace, front and rear gardens
- Integral garage and off road parking
Units 1 and 4 have a floor area of 2,203 sq, ft.
Units 2 and 3 have a floor area of 2,297 sq, ft.
Plans are accessible and available for viewing at www.eastherts.gov.uk or can be forwarded to interested parties from Putterills Land team.
Technical information is available in Dropbox, a file hosting service accessible via a link which we can provide under separate cover.
Offers are invited for the freehold interest by 12:00pm on Thursday 3rd August 2017.
Site viewings are to be arranged by appointment. To arrange a viewing, please contact Putterills Land and New Homes Department on 01462 453 195.
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