A residential development site with full planning permission for six dwellings, located within walking distance of the city centre of the cathedral city of Wells.
The property, which extends to approximately 0.23 acres (930.78 sq m), consists of a former public house with parking for around 15 cars and external buildings comprising a skittle alley and ancillary storage.
The site is situated within level walking distance of Wells’ city centre, is ideally located close to both Tesco and Waitrose supermarkets and is within the catchment area of The Blue School and several primary schools.
The property is situated within the Wells Conservation Area and has been identified by Mendip District Council as a ‘Positive Building’.
The cathedral city of Wells is located on the A39, circa 16 miles south of Bristol and circa 19 miles east from junction 23 of the M5 motorway. The city has a population of approximately 11,300, making it England’s smallest city and a popular tourist destination.
The property fronts onto Tucker Street, one of the main thoroughfares to the city centre and close to St Cuthbert’s 13th Century Church.
Mains water, drainage, gas and electricity are all available. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves that service connections and capacities are suitable for their use. No warranty is provided on the state of the existing services.
PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY
Full planning permission was granted on the 20 October 2016 under application reference 2016/0494 for the development of the site to provide 6 residential dwellings by Mendip District Council. This comprises the demolition of the existing rear outbuilding and the construction of 3 two bedroom mews houses and the conversion of the existing public house building to provide 3 large four bedroom townhouses arranged over three storeys. Full planning details can be viewed on the Mendip District Council planning portal – www.mendip.gov.uk