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Land Adjoining Stetchworth Road, Woodditton, Newmarket, CB8

Guide price £650,000

REF: NEW200166


  • Greenfield site adjoining public highway
  • Outline planning permission for three houses
  • Attractive countryside views
  • Thriving Cambridgeshire village
  • Potential for additional land


The sale provides an exceptionally rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a greenfield site forming part of a wider field with road frontage on the western edge of Woodditton - a thriving Cambridgeshire village close to the border with Suffolk. Outline planning permission (Ref: 19/01630/OUT) was granted on 17th April 2020 for a scheme comprising three detached dwellings, with all matters reserved except access. Full details can be found on the East Cambridgeshire District Council Website planning section follows: (Enter: 19/01630/OUT) The site extends to around 0.31 hectare/ 0.77 acre (sts) and enjoys a very attractive location within a wider field of grazing land with aspects to the south-east and south-west towards fields and woodland. The amenity and setting is further enhanced by a large mature tree just beyond the south-west boundary. The permission requires the purchaser to be responsible for the costs and construction of a pedestrian footpath link to the existing pathway to the north-east. Furthermore a full planning application will be subject to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) for which the purchaser will be responsible. ADDITIONAL LAND The vendors own the overall field of which the site forms part and may consider proposals for additional land subject to an overage provision. LOCATION The site is located adjoining the western edge of Woodditton, a popular village close to Newmarket. The village has a renowned public house ''The Three Blackbirds' and church. Newmarket is set in attractive countryside on the Suffolk/Cambridgeshire border and is world famous as the headquarters of British horseracing. The town is home to many racing institutions including the National Stud, the National Horseracing Museum, Tattersalls and The Jockey Club. Some of the finest racing in the world is seen on Newmarket's two racecourses: The Rowley Mile and The July Course. Newmarket itself provides a good range of amenities including schools, shopping facilities, hotels, restaurants and leisure facilities including a golf club: Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds offer further amenities. There is excellent access to the A14 and A11 (M11). There is a branch line connection from Newmarket to Cambridge and Ipswich. Cambridge, Audley End and Whittlesford Parkway offer direct rail lines into London, with the fastest trains taking under one hour. Stansted International Airport is approximately forty minutes' drive.