The site lies just to the north west of the village of Waddesdon, within attractive Buckinghamshire countryside. Waddesdon and the neighbouring villages of Upper Winchendon and Whitchurch are thriving communities and offer a range of local amenities including GP Surgery, village shop with Post Office, village hall and public houses. There are numerous village societies and clubs.
Nearby are the key settlements of Aylesbury, Thame, Bicester and Oxford, which provide sources of employment, retail and leisure facilities. The popular Bicester Village outlet shopping centre, Bicester Hotel Golf & Spa and The Oxfordshire Hotel & Spa are nearby.
Excellent schooling is available within the local area with Ashfold Independent School, Waddesdon Village Primary School (OFSTED “good” 2019), Stowe School, Aylesbury Grammar, Aylesbury High School and Sir Henry Floyd Grammar School, all within short driving distance of the site. The Oxford Schools are also within easy reach.
Transport connections are good with the M40 motorway at junction 9 (Wendlebury) for the North or South. The nearby A41 provides a direct route to the M25 Junction 20 (Kings Langley). The nearest train station is situated at Aylesbury Parkway which provides regular direct services into London Marylebone (fast service from 1h), Oxford and Birmingham. Bus services also connect Bicester and Aylesbury.
The site is accessed off a newly created access from the Bicester Road. The approved route of access and egress provides a pleasant approach set back from the highway. The site affords attractive views over open countryside.
As existing the site extends to approximately 2.618 acres (1.059 hectares) gross, comprising mainly a former farmyard level in topography for redevelopment. The site lies in the Flood Zone 1.
Outline Planning Consent was granted on Appeal under APP/J0405/W/16/3152132 on 10th July 2017, for the demolition of existing agricultural buildings and dilapidated farm houses, residential development comprising 2 No replacement dwellings and conversion of three barns to provide 6 No dwellings, a total of 8 dwellings, and a new access road.
A number of further planning approvals exist, notably 17/03163 COUAR on 19th October 2017, taking the number of approved dwellings to 10. Details of these applications are contained within the information pack.
The proposed development has been designed to incorporate a range of properties and will create a very sought after development of character new homes with gardens and designated parking in a rural location.
It will be the responsibility of the Purchaser to fully satisfy itself with regard to the planning position (having made its own searches, enquiries and investigations there) and to fulfil all obligations under the planning permissions and the Purchaser is to indemnify the Seller against any future costs or liabilities.
Due consideration should be made by the Purchaser within any offer. It is understood that CIL is not applicable but again, the Purchaser must satisfy itself in this regard.
Schedule Table of Proposed Accommodation
A technical pack is available to view upon request.
The pack contains all available relevant background information relating to planning, legal and technical matters, as well as the information required in support of your bid. Interested parties will need to contact the selling agent for an access code.
It is understood that all main services are either connected or within the vicinity of the site. Utilities searches have been undertaken with all the local service providers. The utilities statement report is provided within the Further Information Pack. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries of the relevant statutory authorities to ensure that any services adjoining or serving the site are adequate for the proposed development.
Sales Boundaries & Tenure
The land is edged red within the sales particulars. The site forms part of a larger title currently held under registered Title Number BM230224. Copies of the relevant documents are provided in the Further Information Pack. The site is sold freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
Development Site For SaleLittleton Manor Farm Barns, Bicester Road, Waddesdon, Aylesbury
Guide price £1,650,000
A rare opportunity to create a high-quality development of barn conversions and new homes set within a semi-rural location *BIDS DUE BY 3PM ON TUESDAY 25TH JANUARY*
- Detailed planning permission for 10 new dwellings
- No affordable housing
- Readily accessible site
- Edge of village scheme in a highly desirable location
- Planning permission approved
- *BIDS DUE BY 3PM ON TUESDAY 25TH JANUARY*