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  • Site with the potential for up to 55 dwellings close to the centre of the sought after village of Winkleigh
  • Site is allocated in Torridge District Council's emerging Local Plan
  • Highways access directly off the A3124

Site located just to the north of the village centre, adjacent to the Kings Meadow Drive development.

ACCOMMODATION SUMMARY
This 3.514 hectare/8.684 acre site is allocated in the emerging Torridge District Council Local Plan for up to 55 dwellings (although recent enquries with Torridge DC for up to 72 units have not been ruled out).

DESCRIPTION
The site is located just to the north of the village centre, adjacent to the Kings Meadow Drive development and as such forms a natural extension to the village. Highways access will be directly off the A3124 toward the north end of the site and the parish council have expressed desire to have a public car park to the south of the site.

This large greenfield site is currently being used for agricultural purposes. A footpath is planned to run across the site from Kings Meadow through to Old Chulmleigh Road, the position of which is to be agreed.

SERVICES
We understand that mains electricity and water are available for connection close to the entrance of the site, please make your own inquiries concerning service connection to the statutory undertakers.

POSSESSION
The site is available for immediate possession.

PLANNING
The site is allocated in Torridge District Council’s emerging Local Plan (Policy WIN02 and WIN03) which state :

‘Policy WIN02: Land North of Chulmleigh Road

(1) Land north of Chulmleigh Road, as shown on policies Map 22, is allocated for residential development that includes:

(a) up to 30 dwellings, including affordable homes, with an emphasis on providing a mix of housing types and sizes to reflect local need;

(b) a car park to serve the village centre with a capacity of approximately 20 cars; and

(c) a landscaped buffer zone to provide protection for the setting of the Court Castle ancient monument.

(2) The site will be developed to deliver the following specific development principles:

(a) vehicular access from the A3124 which also facilitates vehicular access for the adjoining housing allocation (WIN03) in a location that avoids the loss of mature trees;

(b) no vehicular access to the village car park from Chulmleigh Road;

(c) safe pedestrian and cycle access from Chulmleigh Road through the site to the A3124, and between Kings Farm Lane (southern end) and the A3124;

(d) the car park to serve the village centre to be provided as part of initial development phase, at the southern end of the site in a form that does
not have adverse visual impact on the setting of the ancient monument and does not disturb any surface or sub surface archaeological interests;

(e) the landscape buffer zone to be incorporated into the residential development and be located between housing and the village car park to be in place
before first occupation of any dwellings;

(f) retention of the mature boundary trees and appropriate new planting within and on the edges of the housing area to enhance biodiversity, subdivide the development and integrate the new development into the landscape, and,

(g) investigation of the capacity of the off site public sewer network to enable the development as a whole to proceed, including adjoining WIN03 residential allocation, and agreement of measures to resolve any issues, as part of the initial planning permission.

(3) Specified infrastructure and community benefits, including variety of housing, will be secured by appropriate Conditions or Planning Agreements.

Policy WIN03: Land South of Cemetery

(1) Land south of cemetery, as shown on Policies Map 22, is proposed for residential development that includes:

(a) up to 25 dwellings, including affordable homes, with an emphasis on providing a mix of housing types and sizes to reflect local need;
and

(b) A community woodland of approximately 0.6ha linked to existing tree cover bordering the north western side of the site.

(2) The site will be developed to deliver the following specific development principles:

(a) vehicular access from the A3124, through the adjoining WIN02 allocation road layout;

(b) safe pedestrian and cycle access between the development and the A3124;

(c) provide an area of new tree planting to create community woodland covering the north western section with pedestrian access links from the
site. Details of the woodland, including future ownership and management, will be agreed with the local planning authority;

(d) retention of the mature boundary trees and appropriate new planting within and on the edges of the housing area to enhance biodiversity, subdivide the development and integrate the new development into the landscape, and,

(e) investigation of the capacity of the off site public sewer network to enable the development as a whole to proceed, including adjoining WIN02 residential allocation, and agreement of measures to resolve any issues, as part of the initial planning permission.

(3) Specified infrastructure and community benefits, including variety of housing, will be secured by appropriate Conditions or Planning Agreements’.
An information pack containing the main supporting documents, can be downloaded as a single PDF from our website at www.helmores.com or on request by calling 01363 777999.

WINKLEIGH, is a large Mid-Devon village with many period cottages. In September 2011, the village topped a national report as the best place in England and Wales to bring up children. The report looked at 60 factors grouped into five categories – education, safety, property, population and amenities and Winkleigh came out as number one. It has an attractive village square with shops including a butchers, post office and inns. There is a primary school, sports facilities, a village hall and an ancient church. The village lies in a quiet location just off the Crediton / Torrington road with the A30 trunk road at Whiddon Down reached via the newly developed North Tawton road which gives access to Exeter and the M5.

DIRECTIONS
• From the Helmores office drive along the A377 to Morchard Road.
• Turn left on to the B3220 and follow signs to Winkleigh.
• Drive into the village and the site can be found after the turning for Chulmleigh Road on the left.




Winkleigh
Winkleigh EX19 8HF
County: Devon
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: DHC12708

Winkleigh
Winkleigh EX19 8HF
County: Devon
Sale Type: Under Offer
Ref #: DHC12708
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