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Development Opportunity, Papworth Everard, Cambridgeshire BEST & FINAL OFFERS 27TH NOVEMBER 5PM
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  • Planning consent for erection of 4 new apartments

BEST & FINAL OFFERS - MONDAY 27TH NOVEMBER 2017 5PM. The property comprises a redundant church set within a total site area of approximately 1,186 m2 (0.12 Ha) and benefits from a full planning consent to demolish the existing church and construct 4 new apartments with access onto Ermine Street North.

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About this property

Redundant church with full planning consent for demolition of church and erection of 4 new apartments.

SITUATION The property is situated in the sought after village of Papworth Everard, a large rural village with good local services situated approximately 7 miles from Huntingdon, 8 miles from St Ives, 8.5 miles from St Neots, and 13 miles from Cambridge.

Papworth Everard benefits from good access to the A1198, A428 & A14 and A1 road networks, the village offers a range of local services together with a primary school, whilst nearby Cambourne, St Neots & Huntingdon offer secondary schools, shopping & leisure facilities. Huntingdon & St Neots offer National Rail services to London and the north.

THE PROPERTY The property comprises a redundant church set within a total site area of approximately 1,186 m2 (0.12 Ha) and benefits from a full planning consent to demolish the existing church and construct 4 new apartments with access onto Ermine Street North. The extent of the property being sold is shown edged red on the attached plan.

PLANNING PERMISSION Full planning permission for the demolition of the existing church and erection of 4 new apartments was granted by South Cambridgeshire District Council on the 16th June 2017 under planning reference S/0089/16/FL. The approved consent is for the erection of 4 new apartments, with apartments 1 & 3 to be offered as affordable apartments as detailed within the approved Section 106 planning obligations agreement (dated 14th June 2017) and the approved plans. The approved consent carries some planning conditions and a copy of the planning approval document is available from the selling agent. Full details of the application documents are available online from the South Cambridgeshire District Council website.

DEVELOPMENT The approved planning consent offers four apartments providing approximately 298m2 (3,200 sq ft) over two storeys with each apartment providing approximately 74m2 (800 sq ft) of living accommodation.

SERVICES Mains water, electricity, drainage and telecoms are believed to be located within Ermine Street North. We are advised that there is mains gas within this area of the village. Purchasers are to satisfy themselves as to the availability of such services and make their own enquiries with the relevant supplier.


Tenure and Occupation The property as edged red is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion

Method of Sale The property is offered for sale by private treaty.

Land Registry

The property is registered under Land Registry Title CB296586

Overage The property shall be sold subject to an overage clause. In the event that planning permission is granted for either a change of use or redevelopment of the site to two or more private residential dwelling houses and the property is sold with the benefit of that permission or the consent is implemented within 30 years of completion an overage payment of 30% shall be payable to the sellers for any uplift in value over the purchase price.

Local Authorities

South Cambridgeshire District Council

Cambourne Business Park, Cambourne Cambridgeshire, CB23 6EA

Tel: 03450 455215 Footpaths and Public Rights of Way

There are no public rights of way crossing the site. The site is adjoined on the Northern boundary by a tarmac path linking Ermine Street North to Elm Way.

Boundaries and Ditches The buyer will be deemed to have inspected the property and satisfied themselves as to the ownership of any boundary fence, hedge, tree or ditch. Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any other points arise on the stipulations, particulars or plans, or the interpretation of any of them the question should be referred to the selling agents acting as experts whose decision will be final. As part of the approved consent a new access onto Ermine Street North shall be created.

Rights, Easements and Restrictions The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of, all public and private rights of way, light, drainage, cable, pylons and other easements or restrictions or obligations that exist whether or not the same are described in these particulars.

Timbers and Minerals The property is sold with the benefit of all standing timber and minerals in on or under the land in so far as they are owned other than those excluded by statute.

Plans Areas & Schedules These have been prepared as carefully as possible and are based on Ordnance Survey data. The plans are published for illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be correct, the accuracy is not guaranteed.

Town and Country Planning The property, notwithstanding any description contained within these particulars, is offered subject to any Development Plan, Tree Preservation Order, Town Planning Scheme, Resolution or Notice which may be or may come to be in force and also subject to any statutory provisions or bye-laws without any obligation on the part of the Sellers to specify them.

Disputes Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points concerning the particulars, schedules, plans or the interpretation of any of them, the question will be referred to an Arbitrator appointed by the selling agent.

Particulars and Photographs

Taken and prepared October 2017.

Viewing During daylight hours with particulars to hand with interested parties having first registered interest with the selling agent.

Access to the redundant church is not permitted.

Directions Traveling from the A428 take the exit towards Papworth Everard at the Caxton Gibbet roundabout. At the first roundabout take the second exit into Papworth Everard, continue through the village until you reach the first set of traffic lights. Continue straight over into Ermine Street North. The property is located on the left hand side opposite the Library identified by a for sale board.

Travelling from the A14, exit at Junction 24 and take the A1198 towards Papworth Everard. Exit the Papworth Everard roundabout at the second exit and on entering the village continue until you reach the first set of traffic lights. The property is located on the right hand side, opposite the library identified by a for sale board.

VAT Any prices quoted or discussed are exclusive of VAT. We are not aware that VAT will be payable on the property but in the event that the sale of the property, or any part of it, or any right attached to it becomes chargeable supplied for the purposes of VAT, such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.

Health and Safety Given the potential hazards of the site, we ask you to be vigilant as possible when making your inspection for your own personal safety.

Postcode CB23 3RH

Reference TW64806

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