Mill Cottage

Long Hill Road, Ascot, SL5 8RD

0.12 hectare
For Sale
Development

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Development plot of 0.12 hectares with potential for residential redevelopment subject to planning available for sale in Ascot

Property Type Development
Tenure For Sale
Size 0.12 hectare
Energy Performance Rating Upon enquiry

Key Features

  • Existing 2 bedroom bungalow and outbuildings
  • Offers invited on a subject to planning and unconditional basis
  • Closing date for offers: 12 Noon Thursday 18th March 2021

Location

The property lies on the west side of Long Hill Road, immediately adjacent to its junction with Warfield Park in the sought-after, semi-rural hamlet of Chavey Down, Ascot, Berkshire.

The immediate vicinity provides detached houses, woodland and paddock land.

The towns of Ascot and Bracknell with their multiple facilities lie approximately 2 miles to the south east and 2 miles to the west respectively.

Bracknell Railway Station lies approximately 2 miles to the west, whilst the A329(M), M3 and M4 Motorways lie within easy driving distance.

We would refer you to the location plan within the particulars of sale for further information.

Description

The property currently comprises a two bedroom detached bungalow of c700 sq.ft GIA which has a detached barn to its north, and a detached studio/games room to its west (outbuildings totaling c600 sq.ft GIA), which are linked by a timber decked courtyard, together with garden land which is predominantly grassed, containing several mature trees.

The property slopes downwards from south to north and provides a total site area of approximately 0.12 hectares (0.30 acres).

The property is bordered by a two storey detached dwelling known as Chavey Down Farm at its northern and western boundaries, Warfield Park at its southern boundary and Long Hill Road at its eastern boundary.

Access to the property is achieved from Long Hill Road at its eastern boundary via wooden, electric gates.

We would refer you to the photographs of the property for further information.

Tenure

The property will be sold freehold with vacant possession given on completion.

Overage Provision

The sale of the property will be subject to an Overage provision providing for Overage being payable by the purchaser to the property’s former owner if planning permission is granted on the property for the construction of new houses, flats, mobile homes, caravans or commercial development within 40 years from 30th September 2010.

If an Overage payment is triggered, the amount of Overage payable would be equivalent to 45% of the difference in the Market Value of the property with the benefit of the planning permission and its Market Value without the planning permission, less the reasonable costs incurred by the owner in obtaining the planning permission.

All offers should be submitted net of any future Overage sum which may become payable.

Services

Mains gas, electricity, drainage and water services are connected to the property. However, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own independent enquiries of the individual authorities to verify the capacity and availability of such services.

Planning

Full details of the properties recent planning history can be found within the particulars of sale.

Due to the property’s existing use, size and location and having regard to local planning policy, we believe it holds potential to achieve planning permission for a replacement dwelling.

Any planning queries should be directed to the Local Planning Authority: Bracknell Forest Council.

Fencing

The purchaser will be required to erect a 6’ high close boarded fence along the new east-west boundary of the property with Chavey Down Farm within 4 weeks of completion of the purchase, at the purchaser’s cost.

Method of Sale

The site is offered for sale by way of informal, non-binding tender with the vendor reserving the right not to accept the highest or any offer and also reserving the right to withdraw the site from sale or to vary the method of sale at any time without notice. In the event that a number of competitive offers are received, the vendor reserves the right to request ‘best and final’ offers from selected parties.

Offers are sought for the freehold interest on a conditional on planning, or unconditional (subject to contract only) basis. All offers must be made in writing, for a fixed sum and submitted by the offer deadline.
   
Full details regarding the Method of Sale can be found within the Particulars of Sale.

Written offers for the property are invited by 12 Noon on Thursday 18th March 2021.

Viewings

All enquiries should be directed to the vendor’s sole agent: Mr Chris Newman, Haslams Surveyors LLP.

Block viewings of the property will be held at the following times:

10.00am on Wednesday 24th February
10.00am on Wednesday 3rd March
10.00am on Wednesday 10th March
10.00am on Wednesday 17th March

Access to the property during viewings will be available via the adjacent property to the north known as Chavey Down Farm.

All viewings will be carried out in a Covid-19 safe manner. All viewers must wear face masks and internal viewings will take place one person at a time.

Please note that parties must not enter the property outside the viewing times without our prior authority and any inspection of the property is at the prospective purchaser’s risk.