1) LAND ADJOINING MANOR FARM, MAIN ROAD, NEWTON REGIS, TAMWORTH
- SITE AREA APPROXIMATELY 3.91 ACRES
- OUTLINE PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR 21 DWELLINGS
- ATTRACTIVE LOCATION IN DESIRABLE VILLAGE
- ADJOINING GRADE II LISTED FARMHOUSE AVAILABLE SEPARATELY
SOLD BY INFORMAL TENDER – OFFERS INVITED
CLOSING DATE FOR OFFERS: MID-DAY FRIDAY 31st JULY 2020
The site is located to the south of Main Road in the village of Newton Regis approximately 7 miles to the east of Tamworth and 4 miles from Junction 11 of the M42 at Appleby Magna. The desirable village of Newton Regis has local facilities including a public house, church, primary school, village hall, garden centre and cricket club. Other facilities including a convenience store are available in the nearby village of Austrey. There is also a farm shop in the village of Seckington.
The site extends to approximately 3.91 acres (as shown edged red on the attached plan) and has access from Manor Road. The site has the benefit of open aspect views towards the rural landscape to the south of the site.
The northern (roadside) part of the site lies within Newton Regis conservation area, whilst the southern part of the site lies beyond it. The Grade II listed farmhouse is also available to purchase separately. There are other heritage buildings on the northern part of the site which will form part of the disposal and are incorporated in the proposed development. The proposal includes the demolition of a former farm building and the construction of a new dwelling in its place in addition to the replacement of a barn on its existing footprint such that the form of a traditional agricultural yard in the north west corner of the site is retained. The site will have two separate access points off Main Road which lie either side of Manor House Farm.
Adjoining the development site is the Grade II Listed former farmhouse in need of full refurbishment which is available for purchase separately (please see comments under ”Method of Sale” below). The boundary of the farmhouse sites are shown edged blue on the attached plan which have a combined site area of approximately 0.35 acres. The farmhouse is over 3 storeys and comprises as follows:
Cellar Ground Floor: Utility room, kitchen, pantry, entrance hall, rear entrance hall and 3 reception rooms.
First Floor: 3 double bedrooms, one single bedroom, bathroom and separate WC.
Second Floor: There are two further potential bedrooms requiring full refurbishment.
There are single storey outbuildings to the rear of the farmhouse in addition to existing barns to the west of the access road which are also to be retained for ancillary use with the farmhouse.
The farmhouse and ancillary accommodation has gross internal floor areas as follows:
Farmhouse – 3,491 sq ft (324.3 sq m)
Rear single storey outbuildings Barns to west of access road – 2,669 sq ft (248 sq m)
There is an area of land for a garden also to be retained to the south of the outbuildings at the rear of the farmhouse.
Outline planning consent has been granted by North Warwickshire Borough Council for the erection of 21 dwellings on the site. The Planning Application Reference No. was PAP/2017/0560. A breakdown of the proposed dwellings set out on the Indicative Layout Plan which accompanied the Outline Planning Application is as follows:
- 2-bedroom, 2 -storey town house (3)
- 3 -bedroom, 2 -storey end town house (2)
- 3 -bedroom, 2 -storey semi -detached (4)
- 3 bedroom, 1.5 -storey detached (1)
- 3 bedroom, 2 -storey detached (1)
- 4 – bedroom, 2.5 storey detached (1)
- 4 -bedroom, 2 -storey (5)
- 5 -bedroom, 2.5 -storey (4)
Please see site Indicative Site Layout in particulars. The associated Section 106 Agreement has the following key points:
Social Housing: There is a requirement to provide 9 affordable dwellings (85% of which shall be affordable rented and 15% shared ownership) prior to occupation of 50% of the market units and transfer them to a Registered Provider prior to occupation of more than 75% of the market units.
Financial Contributions: There is a total maximum financial liability of £93,502 subject to indexation from the date of the Agreement as follows:
- Sports Facility Contribution – £27,494
- Public Health Contribution – £17,392
- Bio-diversity Off-setting Scheme Contribution – £47,356
- Road Safety Contribution – £1,260
A copy of the Section 106 Agreement is available in the information pack.
Reserved rights of way – If the purchaser does not also purchase the farmhouse, then the vendor will require a right of way across the access road to the west of the site to gain access to the farmhouse and also the barns which are to be retained by the vendor. A right of way will also be retained for all purposes at all times across the easterly of the two access roads and also adjoining Plot 8 to gain access to their retained land to the south of the site.
Purchaser’s obligations –The purchaser shall have an obligation to erect and maintain fencing between the subject site and the vendor’s retained land to the south and west.
Guide price with or without the adjoining Grade II Listed farmhouse on application.
Method of sale: The freehold of the development site with the benefit of vacation possession is available for sale by informal tender and offers are invited with or without the Grade II Listed farmhouse. Your offer should be submitted no later than 12 noon on Friday, 31 July 2020 to one of the email addresses below:
Offers that are conditional on a Reserved Matters Application will be considered. Full details of the process and what is to be included in your offer are available on request from the joint agents. The vendor shall not be obliged to take the highest or indeed any offer.
Information pack: A detailed information pack is available on request and this pack contains the following:
- Plans which accompanied the application.
- Planning Statement
- Design and Access Statement
- Heritage and Transport Statements
- Committee Report
- Topographical Survey
- Bat and Bird Survey
- Site Drainage Strategy
- Flood Risk Assessment
- Ecological Appraisal
Legal & professional costs: Each party are to be responsible for their own legal costs. The purchaser is responsible for the vendor’s agents’ fees based upon 2% plus VAT of the sale price and any offers made should reflect this.
By appointment with Rushton Hickman Limited on 01283 517747 or our joint agent who is as follows: Gareth Holland & Co Limited, 22 Market Street, Lichfield, Staffs WS13 6LH. Tel. 01543 257092.
2) Planning Consent for 2 Detached 2 Storey Dwellings
- Plot 1 – 3 Bedroom with gross internal floor area approx. 84.3 sq.m
- Plot 2 – 2 Bedroom with gross internal floor area approx. 70.5 sq.m
Available for Sale as a Single Lot For Sale by Informal Tender Offers Invited by 12 Noon on Friday 14 th August 2020 Guide Price £195,000
SOLD BY INFORMAL TENDER – OFFERS INVITED
CLOSING DATE FOR OFFERS: MID-DAY FRIDAY 14th AUGUST 2020
The building plots are located on Micklehome Drive in the village of Alrewas which has good access to the A38 trunk road. The village is approximately 5 miles from Lichfield and 8 miles from Burton Upon Trent.
The plots are located within a modern residential village development which offers a wide range of local amenities.
The site extends to approximately 367 sq m (as shown edged red on the attached plan) and has access from Micklehome Drive. The site is flat and is bounded by residential development to either side with Burton Road to the rear. The site has planning consent for 2 detached dwellings (see below).
An information pack has been prepared which includes various plans and a copy of the planning consent. An electronic link to this pack is available on request.
Planning consent was granted by Lichfield District Council on the 19 December 2017. The planning application reference number was 17/01439/FUL.
The consent was for the following:
PLOT 1 – a 3 bedroomed detached dwelling with a gross internal floor area of approximately 84.3 sq m.
PLOT 2 – a 2 bedroomed detached dwelling with a gross internal floor area of approximately 70.5 sq m.
A comprehensive set of plans and a copy of the planning consent is available on request.
The 2 plots are available as a single plot with a guide price of £195,000.
The purchaser shall have an obligation to make good the whole of the shared driveway including that adjoining the Vendors property (64 Micklehome Drive).
There shall also be an obligation on the purchasers to complete the development within 12 months of the purchase.
Method of Sale
The freehold of the development site with the benefit of vacant possession is available for sale by informal tender. Your offer should be submitted no later than 12 noon on Friday 14th August 2020 to one of the email addresses below:-
Full details of the process and what is to be included in your offer are available on request from the joint agents. The vendor shall not be obliged to take the highest or indeed any offer.
Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.
Strictly by appointment with Gareth Holland & Co Limited, 22 Market Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6LH. Telephone – 01543 257092 or our joint agent who is as follows:-
Rushton Hickman Limited on 01283 517747