Land earmarked for 33-home estate on sale for £1.5million

A plot of land with plans for 33 homes in Bucklesham has been put up for sale for �1.5million. Pictu

A plot of land with plans for 33 homes in Bucklesham has been put up for sale for �1.5million. Picture: GOOGLE MAPS - Credit: Archant

A plot of land earmarked for a 33-home estate in Bucklesham has been put up for sale for £1.5million.

The land, south-east of Levington Road has gone up for sale via agents Brown & Co, after outline planning permission was granted for the homes on September 11.

Planning officers from East Suffolk Council approved the properties, which will feature a mix of one, two, three and four-bedroom homes.

One in three of the homes will be earmarked as affordable housing, with half being affordable rental properties, a quarter designated for shared ownership and a quarter for discounted home ownership.

There will also be a number of bungalows built, as well as an area of open space.

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The plans were initially submitted in November, following consultation with the community.

Bucklesham Parish Council said there was “no reason to object” to the plans.

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Originally, applicant Manor Oak Homes had not included any bungalows in its plans. However, following the consultation process, they included a number of one-storey properties.

Following the approval of the homes, the 3.4acre plot of land was put up for sale.

The buyers will not only have to pay the £1.5m price tag for the site, but a number of community funds will need to be paid.

This will include a habitat management contribution of £321.22 per dwelling and community infrastructure levy (CIL) costs, which are currently £193.44 per sqm.

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