DESCRIPTION An extremely rare opportunity to purchase an attractive building plot situated within a sought-after area of Castle Cary. The plot boasts far reaching views across neighbouring countryside, including Lodge Hill (Newt land). The proposed dwelling has been sympathetically designed and orientated to maximise natural sunlight.
The architecturally designed contemporary dwelling will consist of a series of light, airy rooms with full height windows together with other advantageous eco features, including solar, MVHR and water harvesting. Total floor space (excluding balconies) extends to approximately 387m²/4,165ft². The dwelling will comprise of four large bedrooms, dressing room, en-suites, media/cinema room, study, large open plan kitchen/diner/lounge, second lounge and large home office/gym designed around a central 6m x 6m courtyard. En-suite bedroom on the ground floor enables independent living if mobility is restricted. Externally, the proposed development incorporates an attractive landscaped design, including tree planting, wildflower meadow and green roof on the dwelling.
Full planning consent was granted by South Somerset District Council on the 9th December 2019, planning reference 19/02038/FUL, for 'the erection of a detached dwelling house'. A copy of the consent and plans are available for viewing at the Cooper and Tanner Office or via South Somerset District Council's online planning search.
Completion has been set for 22nd October 2020 or earlier by arrangement.
LOCATION Castle Cary is an attractive bustling market town of glowing golden stone, it is a haven of historic buildings, independent shops and boutiques and picture-perfect surrounding countryside. Dating back to 1855, The Market House remains the focal point of the town, hosting a weekly market as well as regular events. The town is home to many independent businesses including shops and art galleries. Amenities include nursery, primary and secondary schools, health centre, dental practice, library, post office, deli, grocery stores, greengrocery, newsagent, chemist, pubs and tea shops. There are large supermarkets a 15 minute drive away in the towns of Wincanton and Shepton Mallet. The newly opened Newt in Somerset is just a short drive away along with the fashionable town of Bruton home to Hauser & Wirth Somerset a pioneering world-class art gallery. The mainline railway station, with a direct line to London, is only a short distance away by footpath and the A303 is within easy reach.
BIDDERS REGISTRATION FEE Cooper and Tanner requires all bidders who wish to bid at our Auction to Register beforehand. A fixed Bidders Registration Fee of £1,000 inc VAT per lot must be paid on registration. The fee is retained by Cooper and Tanner at the fall of the electronic gavel if a bidder is successful. The fee will be returned to all unsuccessful bidders.
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DEPOSIT On conclusion of the auction, successful bidders will be required to pay to the solicitor acting for the vendor a deposit of 10% of the purchase price within 24 hours at the fall of the electronic gavel. Please contact the solicitor directly prior to the auction to discuss suitable method of payment if you are unsure.
SOLICITORS Bartlett Gooding & Weelen, Shepton Mallet
Telephone: 01749 330330
Libby Stoodley acting.
LOCAL COUNCIL South Somerset District Council. Telephone: 01935 462 462.
SERVICES Potential purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries into the adequacy and availability of any services.
COUNCIL TAX BAND TBC
TENURE Freehold with vacant possession.
VAT The purchase price is not subject to VAT.
VIEWING At any reasonable time on foot with a set of the sale details. The postcode for the nearest property is BA7 7EP.