Building plot for sale in Whitstone

Church Lane House, Whitstone, Holsworthy, Cornwall, EX22 6TJ | Ref: 43254_HOL230005
For sale
£100,000 Guide Price
This property is marketed by:
Kivells Ltd


For Sale by Public Auction (unless sold prior) at 7pm on Wednesday 17th April 2024 | Full planning permission granted for a five-bedroom property boasting approximately 301m2 of accommodation | Substantial plot offering an elevated position with outstanding views | Significant cost-saving to purchaser with groundworks commenced, services and utilities in-situ and seller to pay s106 Affordable Housing Contribution | Separate access via original mucklow pillared gateway | May offer potential for multiple dwellings (STPP)

Introducing a fantastic building plot with full planning permission granted for an exceptional five bedroom detached dwelling boasting approximately 301m2 of accommodation and situated on part of the former 7,000-acre Victorian "Mucklow Estate". 

The plot benefits from significant cost-saving to the purchaser with groundworks commenced, services and utilities in-situ and the seller to pay s106 Affordable Housing Contribution. Approached via a pillared gated access onto a private driveway revealing an opportunity to enjoy breathtaking North Cornish countryside views from the comfort of your own home. 

Given the size, location and individuality of the plot strong interest is anticipated for this substantial site which may offer the potential for a reapplication for multiple dwellings (STPP).

The development is set in an elevated position on the western edge of this popular village, with panoramic far reaching views over picturesque countryside with distant views of Roughtor on Bodmin Moor and the sea. The village lies approximately 5 miles from the popular resort of Widemouth Bay, between Bude, Holsworthy and Launceston; each offering an extensive range of shopping and leisure facilities, including a Waitrose supermarket at Holsworthy. Exeter and access to the national Motorway network is approximately 50 miles to the east. Whitstone is a thriving well regarded village with a post office/shop, primary school and two churches. There are an abundance of rural/woodland walks in the surrounding countryside to explore and escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. 

Full planning consent was granted by Cornwall Council under cover of the following applications: 

Outline Planning – PA17/09998 dated 20/6/19.
Reserved Matters – PA22/05323 dated 21/7/22.
Non Material Amendments – PA23/02941 dated 5/5/23.

A full copy of the planning consent may be obtained from Cornwall Planning website or from the agents on request.

This large individual site may have potential for a reapplication for multiple dwellings (STPP).

Consent was obtained by local architects Metters & Wellby Architects, 10 Lansdown Road, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 8BH.

As noted under outline planning permission PA17/09998 dated 20th June 2019, the proposed development will not be liable for a charge under the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Regulations. We recommend all potential purchasers make their own enquiries to Cornwall Council prior to purchase.

Guest Bedroom/Flexible Space with En-Suite

Kitchen/Diner with vaulted ceiling.
Living Room
Bedroom Four with En-Suite

Master Bedroom with En-Suite & Dressing Room
Bedroom Two with En-Suite
Bedroom Three with En-Suite

Lifton Strawberry Fields, Lifton, Devon PL16 0DE on Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 7pm.

Please note ALL BIDDERS, including Kivells existing clients, will need to register with Kivells on the night of the auction in order to comply with The Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Transfer of Funds (Information on the Payer) Regulations 2017 (the "Regulations") – as of 26th June 2017.

Bidders will be required to provide one form of government issued photographic identity and a utility bill addressed to them at their home address, dated within 3 months of the date of the auction. Failure to do this, may prejudice your ability to bid on the night.

Online bidding registration will be available 10 days before each auction and all bidders must register at least 48 hours prior to the auction. For further information, please visit or contact your local Kivells office.

All successful buyers at Kivells' Property Auctions should note that on exchange of contracts, a Buyer's Administration Fee of £2,000 plus VAT (Total: £2,400 inc VAT) is payable to Kivells on the night of the auction. This fee can be paid by either bank transfer, personal cheque or debit card.

Please note if the lot is sold prior to auction, or afterwards, these fee's remain payable. There are no discounts for multiple lots purchased and you must consider this when bidding/offering prior.

Caroline Daly, Murrell Associates LLP, Cathedral Chambers, 14a High Cross, Truro, TR1 2AJ.
Tel: 01872 226990

A 10% deposit will be required to be paid by the successful bidder upon the fall of gavel and at this point the contract is legally binding. The deposit must be paid to Kivells as auctioneers and can only be paid in the form of a cheque or bank transfer. 

ALL bidders must only bid if they can make this payment.   Cheques must be drawn on a bank or branch of a bank in the United Kingdom, any other cheques may be rejected and it will the responsibility of the purchaser to ensure they have the correct method of payment available at each auction.   
The property is offered for sale, subject to and with the benefit of all matters contained in or referred to in the Property and Charges Register of the registered title together with all public or private rights of way, wayleaves, easements and other rights of way, which cross the property.

Any purchaser shall be deemed to have full knowledge of all boundaries and neither vendor nor the vendor's agents will be responsible for defining the boundaries or the ownership thereof. Should any dispute arise as to the boundaries or any points on the particulars or plans or the interpretation of them, the question shall be referred to the vendor's agent whose decision acting as experts shall be final. 

Guide prices given are indications within 10% upwards or downwards of where the reserve price may be set at the time of going to print. Please note they are not an indication of the anticipated sale price or a valuation.

The reserve price is the minimum price at which the property can be sold, both the guide price and reserve price may be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction.

Please note that all prices listed, whether prior to or post auction, are subject to contract.

The Auctioneers and sellers accept no responsibility for any loss, cost or damage that a buyer may incur as a result of relying on any guide price. It is the buyer's responsibility to decide how much they should bid for any lot. Please check with us for regular updates as guide prices are subject to change prior to the auction.

The guide price does not include the buyer's fee charged by the auctioneer or VAT which may apply to the sale or other amounts the seller may charge. The seller's Special Conditions of Sale will state whether there are other seller's charges and whether the seller has elected to charge VAT on the sale price.

Vendor informs us all services are in-situ on site. Please note, foul drainage is via a shared treatment plan where an annual fee will be apportioned.


Cornwall County Council.

At 'Red Post' crossroads take the turning on to the B3254 signposted 'Launceston'. Proceed on this road and after approximately 4 miles take the right hand turning signposted 'Whitstone Head'. Follow this lane for approximately a third of a mile and take the left hand turning signposted 'Highgate Hill House School'. Immediately take the first left hand turning where the property will be found at the end on the right hand side.

The land plan displayed is for indicative purposes only and should not be relied upon as a depiction of precise boundaries.

The proposed floor plans displayed are not to scale and are for identification purposes only.

The vendor will pay the required affordable housing contribution (s106) payment upon completion of contracts which is of significant cost-saving to the purchaser.

A management company will be set up with all property owners forming part of the management committee. This will be formalised on completion of the wider development.

The entrance lane will be fully tarmacked to the gateway, by the current vendors, prior to completion.

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Kivells, their clients and any joint agents give notice that:
1. They are not authorised to make or give any representations or warranties in relation to the property either here or elsewhere, either on their own behalf or on behalf of their client or otherwise. They assume no responsibility for any statement that may be made in these particulars. These particulars do not form part of any offer or contract and must not be relied upon as statements or representations of fact.
2. Any areas, measurements or distances are approximate. The text, photographs and plans are for guidance only and are not necessarily comprehensive. It should not be assumed that the property has all necessary planning, building regulation or other consents and Kivells have not tested any services, equipment or facilities. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise.

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