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3.4 acres, Ash, Canterbury, Kent
Sold (STC) - POA

This residential development site, which is situated at White Post Farm, lies in the well serviced village of Ash in Kent approximately 9 miles from the seaside town of Deal and 10 miles from Ramsgate to the north and Canterbury to the west.

There are excellent amenities within the village including a village shop, pharmacy, public houses, village hall, rugby club and bowls club. The village is also served by Ash Cartwright & Kelsey Church of England Primary School together with St Faith's Independent Prep School.

White Post Farm comprises an attractive detached red brick house with a decorative hanging tile façade under a tile roof although in need of modernisation throughout. To the rear of the house lies a range of single storey traditional brick buildings arranged around a central courtyard. The house and traditional farm buildings do not form part of the planning consent but are offered for sale with the adjoining residential development site.

Taking its access from the Sandwich Road, which is shared with the house and traditional buildings at White Post Farm, the remainder of the property comprises a small number of modern agricultural buildings together with a level and regular shaped parcel of land all with the benefit of planning consent for residential use.

In total, the property extends to approximately 3.40 acres (1.37 hectares) and is shown edged in red on the plan.

Outline Planning Permission has been granted by the Planning Inspectorate for "the development of up to 30 dwellings and parking with access from Sandwich Road, Ash (including demolition of modern barns)" under appeal reference APP/X2220/W/17/3187592 dated 28th September 2018. The extent of the land included within the planning consent is shown shaded blue on the plan.

The Appeal followed the determination of application reference DOV/16/01247 by Dover District Council.

A Section 106 Agreement dated 31st July 2018 requires financial contributions towards community facilities, healthcare, and sports provision amongst others totalling £134,795.60 (index linked). In addition, there is a requirement to provide 30% affordable housing.

Comprehensive information which forms part of the planning consent together with supplementary technical documents can be made available on request.

It is understood that mains services are available nearby but prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant service providers.

The site is to be sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.

An Energy Performance Certificate has been prepared in respect of the existing residential property which shows a rating of 32. The full report can be made available on request.

The property has not been elected for VAT but the Vendors reserve the right to opt for tax and if exercised, the tax shall be payable by the Purchaser.

A third party right of way exists over the access to the property for the benefit of the adjoining property to the north. The purchaser will be required to lay out the development in order to retain that access including the provision of a dropped kerb and gated entrance.

The land is offered subject to and with the benefit of any existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way whether specifically referred to in these particulars or not.

The property will be offered for sale by Private Treaty with a preference for unconditional offers on the whole. A property information pack is available on request.

Purchasers may view the external elements of the property unaccompanied, at any reasonable hour, with a set of the sales particulars in hand. Where purchasers wish to view the internal elements of the property a prior appointment should be made via the Agent.

Purchasers should note that neither the Vendors nor the Agent takes responsibility for any injury or accident at the property and visitors enter the property at their own risk.

Dover District Council, White Cliffs Business Park, Dover CT16 3PJ. Tel: 01304 821199. Web:

Kent County Council, County Hall, Maidstone ME14 1XQ. Tel: 03000 41 41 41. Web:

Williamson & Barnes Solicitors, 12/14 Queen Street, Deal, Kent CT14 6EU. Tel: 01304 373154.



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