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3.51 Acres, Potential Residential Development, Lady Ediths Drive, Scarborough
- 3.51 acres / 1.42 ha
- Local Plan (Adopted) Allocation HA6
- Indicative Yield of 60 Dwellings
- Attractively positioned site adjoining open fields and wider countryside
- Good road frontage close to the A171 Whitby to Scarborough Road
- Understand that mains services are situated adjacent to the site
- Pre application discussions suggests that Scarborough Borough Council would look favourably at passing a Residential Development
DESCRIPTION / BACKGROUND
A rare opportunity to purchase a substantial potential residential development site situated in a prime location on the western edge of the popular seaside town of Scarborough and National Park.
The land extends to around 3.51 acres (1.42ha) of agricultural land which has been designated HA6 in the newly adopted local plan.
The proposed residential development has been given an indicative yield of 60 dwellings. Having been designated as HA6 in the newly adopted plan, the site represents a brilliant opportunity to deliver a diverse development capable of providing a mix of housing types.
The position, bordered by existing residential dwellings to the east and open countryside to the west provides a unique opportunity to produce a diverse, quality and sustainable development on the edge of the North York Moors National Park.
The development site is situated in a ring fence block immediately adjoining residential properties within the town and positioned to the north of Yorkshire Coast College and Graham Lower School. Scarborough, a Victorian seaside spa town has is a large range of amenities and services with shops, restaurants, public houses, theatres, golf courses, sports and leisure facilities and a railway station with connections to York, allowing access to the East Coast Mainline.
A further good range of amenities are available in the market towns of Malton and Helmsley, 18 and 23 miles respectively. The coastal resort of Whitby is approximately 18 miles to the north.
A more comprehensive range of quality services are available in the historic Minster City of York (40 miles distant), which provides a good range of amenities, including extensive shopping, food and drink, arts and recreational activities together with direct mainline trains to Kings Cross, London and Edinburgh, Scotland within 2 hours.
The site is designated HA6 in the newly adopted Local Plan. The planning allocation covers an area of 3.51 acres (1.42 ha) with an indicative yield of 60 dwellings.
The site has previous planning application submissions, namely: 16/01346/FL - PP-05277407 - Erection of 54 residential units with associated infrastructure, open space and landscaping. Details, documents and information on the above application can be supplied by the agent on request or gained from the online planning portal, Scarborough Borough Council at http://planning.scarborough.gov.uk/online-applications/.
In preliminary discussions, Scarborough Borough Council stressed they would welcome future applications for residential development, pointing to its now adopted site allocation and contribution towards the 'Five Year Supply'.
SECTION 106 SITE CONTRIBUTIONS
The elements below outline the proposed contribution based on the erection of a 54 dwelling development. Contributions may differ dependant on the type and scale of any future development.
Affordable Housing suggested at 30%* of the total number of dwellings built on site.
Education Contribution of; £183,546 towards the costs of to pay the cost of providing additional school places for the children likely to be living on the new development.
Public Open Space Contribution; for 'Parks and gardens' of £26,740.84 (specifically for the upgrade of Throxenby Mere).
Open space requirement of 0.07ha as per SBC's Green Space SPD.
A contribution of £55,659.20 towards play facilities (this should be directed towards a facility on the college site housing allocation).
No Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) required.
* Through our discussions with SBC forward planning team, the affordable housing contribution has now been set at 15% for this specific site. This will be reviewed and lowered if a solid viability report can be produced.
EASEMENTS, RIGHTS OF WAY & WAYLEAVES
The property is sold subject to and with the benefits of all existing rights of way, water, light, drainage and other easements attaching to the property whether mentioned in these particulars or not.
The vendors will only sell such interest as they have in the boundary fences and hedges etc. All boundaries and areas are subject to verification with the title deeds.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is being offered for sale by private treaty as a whole. If you have queries on the sale of the land then please contact Joint Agents:
Cundalls: James McMillan or Stephen Edwards on 01653 697820 or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Tipple Underwood: Charlie Tipple on 01723 350299 or email@example.com .
Services: Mains services are situated adjacent to the site
Council Tax: Not applicable
Planning: Scarborough Borough Council 01723 232323
Tenure: We understand that the property is Freehold and that vacant possession will be given upon completion.
Viewing: In daylight hours with set of sales particulars, unaccompanied at own risk, having first informed the agents Malton office. Telephone 01653 697820
Guide Price: £2,500,000