Property Ref: 65034
Land adjacent to Walnut Tree Cottage is discretely situated within the scenic village of Sandon. Sandon is a highly regarded rural village within Hertfordshire, surrounded by farmland offering a typical countryside lifestyle. Centrally located between Buntingford, Baldock and Royston, Sandon offers a short commute to neighbouring towns which serve as the main commercial hubs offering an abundance of local and mainstream amenities.
The village is also well placed for access to Baldock Railway Station & Ashwell and Morden Railway Station which provides consistent Great Northern and Thameslink services into London King's Cross, in under 45 minutes and Cambridge in under 30 minutes. The A1(M) is also easily accessible for direct access to London and neighbouring towns.
Presently, the site does not have a designated vehicular access point however we envisage the new access or driveway to be created from Payne End, subject to the usual permissions.
The site falls under the planning jurisdiction of North Hertfordshire District Council. There are no pending planning or relevant applications connected to the site.
The subject site is included within the defined village settlement boundary of Sandon and excluded from the rural area beyond the green belt which lies immediately surpassed the northern boundary of the site.
Sandon is classified as a category A village in the emerging local plan. Policy SP2 relating to settlement hierarchy states, in category A villages, general development will be allowed within the defined settlement boundary.
In addition, the site is excluded from an archaeological area of significance which is positioned east of the site and is not subjected to potential flood risks. It is important to note that a Grade II listed building (Walnut Tree Cottage) is adjacent and the site falls within a conservation area.
The purchaser will have to satisfy themselves that their proposed scheme will be able to address the sympathetic nature of the adjacent listed building and impact on the conservation area.
Our client owns the freehold of the entire site. This sale comprises a freehold sale with vacant possession.
The land will be sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights, covenants, agreements and declarations affecting the property.
Site viewings are to be arranged by appointment. Please contact Putterills Land and New Homes.
VAT will not be charged on the sale of the site (as advised).
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