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" For sale by public auction 7pm on Wednesday 17th January 2024 at Lifton Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon Development opportunity for 9 open market dwellings levated position with views back towards Launceston Access direct from adopted highway Approaching 1 acre High demand location for end users Suitable for medium to high end luxury housing Walking distance to local facilities Further plot for 2 also available

The plots are situated in a quiet area of the town served by a network of traditional country lanes, yet within easy walking distance of the social, commercial and shopping facilities of Launceston.

The town sits astride the A30 dual carriageway spine road for Cornwall and Devon, on the Cornwall Devon border. The town enjoys a good balance of travel distant to all parts of the two counties. East of Launceston, Exeter 42 miles provides intercity rail link, M5 motorway link and international airport. To the south of Launceston, Plymouth 28 miles provides continental ferry port and intercity rail link.

In all directions from Launceston there is unspoilt countryside of outstanding natural beauty. To the north, the rugged North Cornish coast famed for popular family surfing beaches. To the west are the open spaces of Bodmin Moor ideal for walking and riding.

An exciting opportunity to purchase a south west facing development site, close to the towns amenities located on the edge of Launceston.

Outline planning consent has been granted for 9 residential dwellings with generous plots and garaging on a site approaching an acre in size.

All relevant and supporting documentation is available for inspection at the agents office at Kivells, 2 Broad Street, Launceston, PL15 8AD.

Outline Planning consent was granted on 7th February 2023 by Cornwall County Council under cover of application number PA22 04401.

Outline application for residential development of up to 9 dwellings with garages and vehicle access layout, scale, appearance and landscaping reserved for later consideration .

The advisers who assisted the applicant were AJ Design, 16 Treburley Close, Treburley, Launceston, Tel

Please note that the proposed development will be liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy CIL Regulations 2010 as amended . The amount of the liability will be calculated when the related reserved matters application is determined. Further information about CIL is available at

Prospective purchasers must verify availability for any mains services required and the costs of connection of such services, for themselves.

The conditional consent was subject to 9 conditions, briefly summarised below. The full conditions can be seen on request.

1. Details of the appearance, landscaping, layout and scale hereinafter called the reserved matters shall be submitted to and approved in writing by the local planning authority before any development begins.

2. An application for approval of reserved matters must be made no later than the expiration of 3 years from the date of this decision and the development hereby approved shall commence no later than 2 years from the final approval of the reserved matters.

3. The development hereby permitted shall be carried out in accordance with the plans listed below under the heading Plans Referred to in Consideration of this Application .

4. No development shall take place until a scheme of works including surfacing, drainage, lighting, means of enclosure, guard rails, landscaping and signage to deliver a pedestrian linkage and access with the public highway no less than 2m in width has been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

5. No development shall take place until full details of the access arrangement including construction, surfacing, drainage, lighting, visibility splays, means of protection visibility splays and landscaping have been submitted to and approved in writing by the Local Planning Authority.

6. No individual dwelling shall be occupied until the estate road carriageways and footways to be constructed in association therewith have been laid out and constructed in accordance with the Cornwall Council‘s Current Requirements.

7. Prior to the occupation of the penultimate dwelling subject of this permission, the road works shall be completed in accordance with Cornwall Council‘s Current Requirements.

8. No development approved by this permission shall be commenced until the following details are provided

1. Results of on site percolation testing to BRE 365;

2. Details of the final drainage schemes including calculations and layout;

3. Confirmation from South West Water Ltd that the foul network has sufficient capacity to cater for this development;

4. A Construction Surface Water Management Plan;

5. A Construction Quality Control Plan;

6. A plan indicating the provisions for exceedance pathways, overland flow routes and proposed detention features;

7. A timetable of construction; 8. Confirmation of who will maintain the drainage systems and a plan for the future maintenance and management, including responsibilities for the drainage systems and overland flow routes.

9. The development hereby approved shall be carried out in accordance with the recommendations and mitigation within the submitted ecological survey.


The sum of a One Hundred and Two Thousand Pounds £102,000.00 if l000sqm gross floor space is not exceeded on the Land which shall be determined by the Council following approval of the Reserved Matters; or b Two Hundred and Twenty Nine Thousand Five Hundred Pounds £229,500.00 if l000sqm gross floor space is exceeded on the Land which shall be determined by the Council following approval of the Reserved Matters which is inclusive of the Enabling Activity Fee increased by the Percentage towards the provision of Affordable Housing.

The sum of Two Thousand Seven Hundred and Thirty Six Pounds £2,736.00 per Dwelling with two or more bedrooms increased by the Percentage towards the provision of additional Education Facilities required as a consequence of the Development.

The sum of Nine Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Pounds £9,750.00 to help fund the Council‘s additional costs of enabling Affordable Housing to be provided on alternative sites.

The land plan displayed is for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon as an accurate depiction of precise boundaries.

Date of Auction The property will be offered for sale by PUBLIC AUCTION on Wednesday 17th January 2024 at 7pm at Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0DE Buyers are advised to attend no later than 6.30pm to register.

Please note ALL BIDDERS, including Kivells existing clients, will need to register with Kivells on the night of the auction in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds Information on the Payer Regulations 2017 the Regulations as of 26th June 2017.

Bidders will be required to provide one form of government issued photographic identity and an additional proof of address in the form of another government issued document or a utility bill addressed to them at their home address, dated within 3 months of the date of the auction. Failure to do this, may prejudice your ability to bid on the night.

All successful buyers should note that on exchange of contracts a Buyer‘s Administration Fee of £2,000 plus VAT total £2,400 inc VAT is payable to Kivells.

Please note if the lot is sold prior to auction, these fees remain payable. There are no discounts for multiple lots purchased and you must consider this when bidding offering prior.

The successful buyer will contribute to the searches and legal pack of £1800 inc VAT.

A 10% deposit will be required to be paid by the successful bidder upon the fall of the hammer and the contract at this point is legally binding. The deposit is to be paid to Kivells as auctioneers and can only be paid by UK bank cheque or bank transfer. All bidders must only bid if they can make this payment. A separate payment will be taken for the auctioneers administration fee.

Will take place at 28 days from the auction, or earlier by agreement between the parties.

These will not be read out in detail at the auction but will be available for inspection from the seller‘s solicitors and in the auction room prior to the sale. All interested buyers will be assumed to have acquainted themselves with the conditions of sale.

Any purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither vendor nor the vendor‘s agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof. Should any dispute arise as the boundaries or any points on the particulars or plans or the interpretation of them, the question shall be referred to the vendors agent whose decision acting as experts shall be final.

WBW Solicitors, for the attention of Helen Davies, Westgate, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 9AD. Telephone .

Buyers must verify for themselves of the restrictions agreements in place on the properties included within the Auction Pack.


The site lies immediately behind the dwelling Dunheved View at Chapel, postcode PL15 7EH . The existing drive leads up to the left of the bungalow into the site.


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Nearby Schools
St Catherine's CofE Primary School
Windmill Hill Academy
St Joseph's School
Launceston College
St Stephens Community Academy
Nearby Stations
Gunnislake Station
Calstock Station
Bere Alston Station
Liskeard Station
Coombe Station
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