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Church Street, Little Gransden, Sandy, Cambridgeshire, SG19 ££250,000

About this property

Little Gransden is a sought after and attractive village to the west of Cambridge. The building plot is located close to the centre, in a conservation area and close to the Church of St Peters and St Pauls. The nearby village of Great Gransden, about 0.5 miles away, offers good local facilities including general store, public house and primary school.

St Neots 9 miles (Kings Cross from 55 minutes) M11 (Junction 12) 12 miles
Royston 13 miles (Kings Cross from 43 minutes) Cambridge City centre 14 miles

The building plot sits adjacent to the Almshouses in a mature location and offers a rare opportunity to create an individual detached home. The site extends to about 0.35 acres (0.142 ha), boundaries shown in red on the attached plan. A right of way will be granted over the first part of the existing drive (see area hatched brown on attached plan.)

The New Property
The designs show a two storey dwelling house of about 1780 sqft (165.5 sqm) GIA of brick elevations under a tiled roof. The permission allows for a basement of about 607 sqft (56.5 sqm) GIA. The purchaser will be required to construct a gravelled driveway and a fence to the boundary (A-B-C) with the adjacent Almshouses.

Detailed planning consent was granted for 'erection of a dwelling house and associated infrastructure works'
Ref S/2348/17/FL dated 28th December 2017. A copy of the planning consent is attached to these
details along with a copy of the plans referred to within the planning consent.

Legal Requirements/Heads of Terms
The buyer and seller will enter into a series of conditions as follows.
1. Planning approval – The development shall be completed in accordance with South
Cambridgeshire District Council planning approval ref S/2348/17/FL granted on 28th December 2017, the approved documents and plans together with any subsequent discharge related planning conditions.
2.Access road and right of access. The buyer will construct the access road as detailed by the planning consent. The buyer will have a right of way for pedestrian and vehicular access over the area coloured brown on the attached plan. The buyer will be responsible for a share of the maintenance costs of this area of the driveway. The buyer will not obstruct access to the Almshouses during the construction process.
3.The accommodation works to be carried out at the buyers expense.
3.1 The buyer will make good any damage to the driveway.
3.2 The buyer will fence the area A to B with a parkland style metal fencing. Design of fencing to be approved by the vendor. Fencing between points B & C to be high quality timber fencing. Design to be agreed with the vendors. Buyer to retain ownership of the fencing.
3.3 The above points shall be commenced within a month of discharge of the pre-commencement of planning conditions and completed as soon as practical but no later than three months from completion.
4.The property will only be used for single residential use.
5.The development timetable. The buyer is required to:
5.1 Submit the required details and application to the planning authority (with a copy of the same to the seller) within 4 weeks of the completion of the purchase and to discharge the pre-commencement of planning conditions within 6 months. Final external materials to be agreed with the sellers.

5.2 Commence the development within 1 month of obtaining discharge of the final condition on 4.1 (above)
5.3 Complete the development in accordance with the plans and any associated requirements to discharge planning conditions within 18 months from commencement (aside from minor internal `works)
6.The buyer and any persons connected with the construction of the new dwelling and associated works shall not be permitted to occupy any temporary accommodation within the property during the construction period.

The purchaser should satisfy themselves as to services. It is believed that mains water is available at the entrance to the driveway. Mains drainage is in Main Road (B1046) at the junction with Church Street. Electricity is available in Church Street and is adjacent to the plot. There is no mains gas.


Statutory Authorities
South Cambridgeshire District Council
Cambridgeshire County Council

By appointment through the vendors sole agents Redmayne Arnold & Harris. Please contact Christopher Arnold (01223 819302 or Oliver Hughes (01223 819333

Nearest Train Stations

Transport  St Neots - 5.66 miles
Transport  Sandy - 7 miles
Transport  Biggleswade - 8.29 miles

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Redmayne Arnold & Harris
7 Dukes Court 54-64 Newmarket Road

T: 01223 323 130

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