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Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire
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Property features

• Unique site in centre of Steeple Mordern
• Planning consent for three open market dwellings and five affordable dwellings
• 1.775 Acres (0.718 Ha)
• Further 4.19 acres of back land with long term potential.
• TENDER DATE 14/05/2021

During daylight hours subject to prior notification to the agents (RH & RW Clutton 01342 410122/07775 334843).

The land lies on Station Road in the village of Steeple Morden in Cambridgeshire, an attractive village with a pub, post office and primary school within 5 minutes drive time of Ashwell main line railway station. Travel by car to Cambridge (about 30 mins), by train to Cambridge (under 30 mins) and KGX (about 60 mins) from Ashwell and Morden Station.

The site comprises flat former orchard and extends to approximately 1.775 acres (STS) fronting Station Road. The backland (3.79 acres former orchard and pasture) is also available.

Outline consent S/1887/18/OL for the construction of a Rural Exception Scheme comprising of 8 dwellings (5 Affordable and 3 Market Homes) with all matters reserved except for access.

The site address is between 12 and 14 Station Road, Steeple Morden.

The outline consent is valid for three years from 24th June 2020. The consent requires the adjacent land to be covered by an approved Landscape & Ecological Management Plan. The vendor will work with the purchaser to agree the details of this requirement.

An up-to-date Housing Needs Survey (HNS) was a requirement of planning approval to confirm affordable house sizes and tenure. This is available via the drop box, and provides guidance on the split between rental and shared ownership.

The Vendor has a Topographical Survey of the frontage land (in the dropbox).

The site is offered freehold, with vacant possession on completion. The purchaser is to allow for a retained right of way to the rear of the orchard and subject to negotiation a simple fully serviced self build plot within the development (to be retained by the Vendor).

Purchasers view at their own risk.

Cambridgeshire County Council (0345 0455200)
South Cambridgeshire District Council (0345 0455215)

SERVICES (not tested and therefore not warrantied)
All mains services are available in the village.


The Agents have populated a Dropbox folder with all the planning and informative documents in relation to the planning consent, including the S106 agreement and survey. Please email the Agents to obtain a link to the Dropbox folder.

The site offers a significant opportunity to meet open market and established village needs in a much favoured South Cambridgeshire Village. The land at the rear offers long term potential.

Bids are invited for the options below in a fixed price tender based only on the outline planning consent and the bidders' own investigations, with a non-returnable deposit of 5% payable on exchange, and the contract to provide for the purchaser to make a detailed planning application at its own cost within 3 months of exchange and to complete the purchase within 12 months of exchange.

The vendor requests that prospective bidders make bids in the alternative:

Bid 1: For the land (excluding plot 8 and the land at the rear) with consent to build 5 affordable dwellings and two open market houses

Bid 2: For the land as consented including Plot 8 with 5 affordable and 3 open market dwellings

Bid 3: For the land with consent and the back land extending to a further 4.19 acres of former orchard and pasture, the whole including the land with consent extending to 5.965 acres.

Purchasers will be deemed to have accessed and taken account of the planning consent including the S.106 agreement which are all available on DropBox.

The vendor will reserve the right for 40 years to an overage payment of 40% of any increased land value should the purchaser secure consent for other or increased development on all or any part of the land, payable within 3 months of any new planning consent.

Tenders are requested to be delivered in plain envelopes marked "Steeple Morden Tender" to the office of the Agents no later than 12 Noon on Friday 14th May 2021. The Vendor does not undertake to accept the highest or any tender.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact Oliver Harwood -
Tel: 07775 334843


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