Land Adjacent to Croft Farm, Oxmoor Lane, Leeds

Asking price of £700,000

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Location The site lies to the east side of Oxmoor Lane on the southern side of Biggin, just north of its junction with the B1222 Bishopdyke Road, which links it with Sherburn in Elmet to the west and hence to the A1M. Biggin is a quiet, attractive village with good amenities including the popular Blacksmith’s Arms. The land is at the southern edge of the village.

Description A level, easily-developed site of c. 1.455 acres with existing access from Oxmoor Lane, shared with neighbours. It is currently green field/paddock with no apparent onerous development constraints.

Planning Outline Planning Permission was granted under ref: 2015/1004/OUT(8/61/27M/PA), on 1st December 2015 by Selby District Council. A copy is available, as below.

Services Mains water and electricity are readily available. Surface drainage is to percolation and foul drainage will share a single MSS/packaged plant with discharge via an adjacent watercourse.

Section 106 Selby DC have applied commuted sums of c. £49,000 for affordable housing and minor sundries. It is understood that CIL will not therefore be applicable to this site.

POS The area of land clearly shown as “village green” will be dedicated to village use, “to keep the open space land in perpetuity as recreational open space maintained for the benefit of the inhabitants of Biggin.” It and the MSS drainage plan will be maintained via a service charge.

Overhead Power Lines 11Kv lines touch the site on one side. Northern Power Grid have quoted a cost of £32,000 to “underground” them and this will be reduced thanks to an existing “lift and shift” clause in the wayleave agreement. Details will follow.

Highways The consent requires 2 no. 2.5m x 90m visibility splays, which already exist.

Ecology A detailed ecology report is available and shows that Great Crested Newt mitigation measures will be required at an estimated cost of £15,000.

Technical Pack Every scrap of relevant information we have is available on a CD-Rom on application to the sole agents, as below.

Method of Sale By Private Treaty; offers over £700,000 are invited, subject to contract. NB Our clients own the adjacent Croft Farm and other paddocks and woodland nearby. The primary offering is the site as described and as illustrated on the plans overleaf. However, outstanding and minimally conditional offers for more or all of the property may be entertained.

Access The site is clearly visible from the road and interested parties are strictly requested not to enter onto the site without express consent.

Information From the sole agents:
Bruce Collinson FRICS, ddi: 0113 239 5773, [email protected]
Simon Dalingwater MRICS, ddi: 0113 239 5777, [email protected]
Tom Gillson, ddi: 0113 239 5778, [email protected]
For a copy of the CD-Rom contact [email protected]

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