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image  Station Road, Castle Cary, Somerset, BA7

image Price on application

image Under Offer (Freehold)


 Residential Development Site
 125 dwellings (35% affordable housing provision)7.57 Ha (18.7 acres) Total Area
 Close proximity to A303 and Castle Cary Main Line Train Station

Property Description

DESCRIPTION A Greenfield residential development site located on the north-west edge of the popular market town of Castle Cary.

The site currently comprises of agricultural land and buildings, together with a detached three bedroom bungalow. The bungalow does not constitute part of the development, but is included within the sale. The land ranges from level to gently sloping in topography.

The planning application was made in outline, with all other matters reserved apart from means of access. Therefore although indicative, the information is provided to demonstrate how the proposed scheme may work. Details relating to layout, appearance, scale and landscaping will be determined by reserved matters.

Proposed Housing Mix (Indicative)

Type No. %
2 bed apartments 4 3
2 bed houses 30 24
3 bed houses 60 48
4 bed houses 31 25
Total Dwellings 125

The proposal is designed around a low density housing scheme with good-sized gardens and approximately 1.47ha of open space designated for residential buffer criteria and Local Equipped Play Area which will serve the development and wider area.


Planning consent was allowed at appeal (reference: APP/R3325/W/15/3121541) 12th January 2017 for the demolition of all existing structures (including agricultural buildings and bungalow) and development to provide up to 125 residential units (including 35% affordable), associated landscaping, access and infrastructure.

Further details can be found via South Somerset District Council online Planning Portal planning application reference 14/05623/OUT. Subject to Section 106 Agreement.
Information Pack is available from the agents.

A planning information pack will be made available for interested parties. Information pack includes:

1. Planning Documents
2. Planning Decision Notice
3. Section 106 Agreement.

Section 106 Agreement

Section 106 Agreement Stipulates as follows;
• 35% Affordable Housing of which (67% available as Social Rented Dwellings and 33% as Affordable Rented Dwellings or Shared Ownership Dwellings).
• Changing Room Contribution
• Community Hall Facilities Contribution
• Education Contribution
• Equipped Play Contribution and provision of LEAP site
• Play area and Playing Pitch contribution
• Theatre and Arts Centre Contribution
• Youth Facilities Contribution

METHOD OF SALE Private Treaty - Price on application.

Joint selling agents:

Cooper and Tanner - 01458 834288


KLP - 01392 879300

LOCATION The property is situated within an attractive setting on the northern outskirts of Castle Cary.
Castle Cary is one of the most sought-after Somerset towns and offers a comprehensive range of educational, shopping, leisure and employment facilities. The town is extremely popular and caters for a wide catchment area and several nearby villages.

Major communications are within easy reach; the A303 within a short distance, A37 providing access to Bristol and Bath and the A361 and A39 providing communication to the M5. The mainline railway station provides an excellent service to London Paddington. Bristol International Airport is within an hour's drive providing services to many European cities.

DIRECTIONS From Castle Cary High Street head south towards Fore Street. From Fore Street, turn right and then left onto Station Road (B3152) heading towards Shepton Mallet. Continue approximately ½ mile and the entrance to Wayside Farm will be on your left hand side. Use location map for assistance.

OTHER MATTERS Rights of Way and Easements

The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies, easements, covenants etc. whether referred to in these Particulars of Sale or not. Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries as to the presence of any Rights of Way and Easements.


We advise purchasers to make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves as to the availability and capacity of any services.




Strictly through the joint selling agents:

Cooper and Tanner - 01458 834288
(Ref: 8556)


KLP - 01392 879300

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