Property Summary

Guide Price £165,000

Branch Details


01388 529579

8 Front Street, Wolsingham, County Durham, DL13 3AA

Development Site, Sunniside

Exciting development opportunity • Outline planning to build five detached family homes • Large plots with space for gardens and parking • Self build conversions for sale as a whole • Good transport links • Excellent commuter position

The Area
Situated within the small village of Sunniside near to Crook the property is ideally located for those wishing to be within commuting distance from the region’s main business centres whilst still maintaining a rural aspect. Sunniside offers two traditional public houses and a Co-operative store can be found in the close by village of Tow Law. The neighbouring villages of Stanley Crook and Tow Law offer village primary schools.

For a wider range of day to day facilities such as a large supermarket, professional services, doctors and dental care, Crook can be accessed in less than 10 minutes by car.

For those wishing to travel further a field perhaps to commute or to enjoy a wider range of leisure pursuits, Durham is approximately 25 minutes by car whilst Bishop Auckland, Darlington, Newcastle and Sunderland can all be reached in less than hour. These towns have main line train service travelling nationwide and again Newcastle International airport and Durham Tees Valley airport offer both domestic and international flights.

The Property
Outline planning permission for the erection of a small development consisting of five detached family homes has been granted. It is the perfect site for a developer who is looking for a small site or someone looking to develop their own home.

The site is a former school and school yard and is located on the outskirts of the popular commuter village of Sunniside. Set in a prominent and popular location with open views to the rear over neighbouring countryside. An existing gate for both pedestrian and vehicular access exists from the highway.

The property benefits from outline planning permission application number DM/15/03491/OUT

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The planning is due for expiry in March 2019.
There are no mains services connected to the site at present however there are connection points within the locality.
From Wolsingham, head north on the B6296 past The Bay Horse public house and travel up Redgate bank. At the top of the bank turn right onto B6297 and follow for approximately 1.5 miles. Travel up the bank to Tow Law and on reaching the monument turn right onto the A68. Follow the road out of Tow Law and on reaching the tight right hand bend before leaving the village, turn left signposted Sunniside onto the B6299. Follow the road for approximately 1/2 mile on entering the village of Sunniside follow the B6299 towards Stanley Crook and the site is on your left and is identified by George F White for sale board.
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