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Land adjacent to the Malt Scoop

Offers In Region Of £750,000

In a nutshell

  • Development Opportunity
  • 2.1 acres of generally level agricultural land
  • Direct access from A386
  • Well located within Merton
  • Reserved Matters Granted
  • Planning app no: 1/0541/2018/REMM
  • 33 units including 6 affordable
  • Buying options available
  • Buyer to pay agents fees
  • Viewing by appointment only

A rare opportunity to acquire a development site to a total development area of 2.1 acres in a well located position within Merton. The site has a planning with reserved matters approval for up to 33 units including 6 affordable units. Access is directly from A386.

The details

FULL DESCRIPTION This attractive development opportunity extends to approximately
0.85 hectares (2.1 acres) of generally level agricultural land with
direct access from the A386. The site is well located to the centre
of Merton, with its range of amenities and approximately 300 m
from the local primary school. A new vehicle access into the site
from The A386 will be required to serve the development. There is
a local shop/post office at the nearby garage in Merton along with
a local public house and a number of supermarkets within 15 miles.

Merton is a village and civil parish in the local government district
of Torridge, Devon, England. The parish, which lies about five
miles south east of the town of Great Torrington. The eastern and
northern boundaries of the parish follow the loops of the River
Torridgeand the other sides are defined by the River Mere. The
village is on the A386 road between Meeth and Great Torrington.
The parish church, on the west side of the village, is dedicated to
All Saints and dates from around 1400.

The site benefits from a reserved matters planning permission
reference 1/0541/2018/REMM for residential development of
33 units. 18% of those units will be affordable.

Method of Sale
The site featured in these particulars is for sale by private
treaty. The landowner will consider a variety of buying options
including a STP deal, to allow a buyer to re-plan the site, in
addition to a staged purchase should a housebuilder decide
to deliver these units in phases of small numbers.

Agents fees
An acquisition fee of 2% plus VAT will be payable by the incoming purchaser on successful completion of sale.

Further details and links to documents are included within the brochure downloadable below.


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