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Station Road, Ormesby, Great Yarmouth, NR29

Guide price £995,000

REF: NOR180102

An incredible opportunity to acquire a development site with outline planning permission (06/17/0028/O – Great Yarmouth Borough Council) to build 7x 4-bedroom detached properties. The development site is approximately 2 acres (stms), set within an attractive location in the grounds of the prestigious Beechcroft, the former home of Baronet Vincent & Lady Vincent, built for them in 1909 from land purchased from the Church


  • development opportunity
  • approx. 1.92 acres
  • planning permission (see details)


!! VIDEO AVAILABLE - CLICK ON VIDEO TOUR TAB !! An incredible opportunity to acquire a development site with planning permission (06/17/0028/O - Great Yarmouth Borough Council) to build 7 4-bedroom detached properties, each with approx. 196 sq. m of accommodation arranged over 2 floors with gardens and a detached garage. The development is approximately 2 acres (stms), set within an attractive location in the former grounds of the prestigious Beechcroft, the former home of Lady Vincent. __________ PLANNING PERMISSION - Application number 0617/0028/O - Reserved Matters Application 06/19/0161/D - Approved 12th November 2019 - Great Yarmouth Borough Council - Date granted 24th March 2017 - Residential development of seven detached dwellings accessed by extension of Foster Close __________ DRIVING DISTANCES (approx.) - Coast 1.1 miles - Great Yarmouth 6.2 miles - Norwich 20 miles __________ SITUATION Ormesby village is situated in the heart of the Trinity Broads. The Trinity Broads are no longer connected to the rest of the Broads network which means they have particularly clear water quality. Sailing, boating and fishing are allowed on these Broads but are carefully regulated as they are also areas rich in birdlife and natural beauty. There are a wide range of local amenities including small shops, restaurants, pubs, schools and a doctor's surgery. As well as the Norfolk Broads, there are numerous leisure facilities in the area including many golf courses, whilst the beautiful unspoilt beaches, such as Winterton are within easy driving distance. There are also several camping and caravan sites in the area. Access to both Norwich (approx. 20 miles) and Great Yarmouth (approx. 6.2 miles) is provided by the A47, London and motorways are accessed via the A12 from Great Yarmouth and the A11 from Norwich. The Cathedral City of Norwich is located 20 miles to the west and is known for its cultural and shopping facilities, range of schools both public and private, university, science parks, hospital and has a mainline railway station with regular connections to London. __________ DESCRIPTION The plot of land sits adjacent to, and to the south of Station Road and will be accessible via Foster Close. The plot sits to the rear of Beechcroft, which we understand was the former residence of Lady Vincent in the early 1900's. Full planning permission was granted on 24th March 2017 under application number 06/17/0028/O. An application for approval of reserved matters for appearance, landscaping and layout was made on 19th March 2019 and approval was granted on 12th November 2019. We have been told by our client that mains electricity, water, communication and drainage services are located in Foster Close. __________ PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT Preliminary drawings make provisions for a new access road that will continue on from Foster Close, passing through the site to serve each property. Proposed floorplans consist of an entrance porch, entrance hall, living room, kitchen, dining room, utility room and shower room on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a master bedroom with en suite, 3 further bedrooms and a family bathroom. The plans propose gardens, driveways and a detached garage to each property. __________ OUTSIDE The development site will be approximately 2.0 acres (stms). The land is presently laid to lawn, interspersed with mature specimen trees and bordered by mature hedging. The site is tucked away in a quiet setting. The properties will benefit from generous gardens, off-road parking and garaging. __________ LOCAL AUTHORITY Great Yarmouth Borough Council __________ SERVICES We understand that utilities will be available via Foster Lane. Utilities will be connected at the purchaser's cost. __________ DIRECTIONS Leave Norwich on the A47 eastwards toward Acle. At the roundabout at Acle, take the A1064 towards Caister on Sea. Drive for approximately 5.4 miles and then turn left onto Pound Lane. After 0.5 miles turn left onto Mill Lane and then turn right onto Main Road/A149. Turn left onto Cromer Road and then left again onto Station Road. Turn right onto Symonds Avenue and left into Foster Close. Proceed to the end of Foster Close and the development site will be accessed via a timber gate. __________ IMPORTANT NOTICE 1. These particulars have been prepared in good faith as a general guide, they are not exhaustive and include information provided to us by other parties including the seller, not all of which will have been verified by us. 2. We have not carried out a detailed or structural survey; we have not tested any services, appliances or fittings. Measurements, floor plans, orientation and distances are given as approximate only and should not be relied on. 3. The photographs are not necessarily comprehensive or current, aspects may have changed since the photographs were taken. No assumption should be made that any contents are included in the sale. 4. We have not checked that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation approval, statutory or regulatory permissions or consents. Any reference to any alterations or use of any part of the property does not mean that necessary planning, building regulations, or other consent has been obtained. 5. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves by inspection, searches, enquiries, surveys, and professional advice about all relevant aspects of the property. 6. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact; we have no authority to make or give any representation or warranties in relation to the property. If these are required, you should include their terms in any contract between you and the seller. 7. Note to potential purchasers who intend to view the property; we would politely ask you discuss with our staff the reason for the property coming onto the market and if there is any point of particular importance to you, before you make arrangements to visit or plan a viewing appointment. 8. Viewings are strictly by prior appointment.