Land for sale in Superb Development Site For Two Houses, Golant, Nr. Fowey PL23

64,469 sq. ft*
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Property features

  • Detailed planning consent (ref. PA17/01973) for two contemporary detached houses
  • Elevated position with superb outlook over the river fowey
  • Site extends to c. 1.48 acres
  • For sale by private treaty
  • Offers invited

Property description

The site

This is a superb opportunity to acquire a development site overlooking the River Fowey in the picturesque village of Golant in South Cornwall. The site benefits from detailed planning approval (PA17/01973) for the construction of two new contemporary detached houses.

House 1 is shown with accommodation to include on the ground floor four en-suite double bedrooms (three with dressing rooms), a garage and courtyard. Stairs rise to a first floor where there is a proposed large open plan living room/dining area, a spacious open plan kitchen & family area, a utility room, W.C., and a fifth bedroom with en-suite bathroom. The house is positioned on the site to take advantage of the panoramic views towards the river and across the river valley. House 1 has a proposed floor area of c. 297.5sqm (3202sqft).

House 2 is proposed with four double bedrooms, two of which have en-suite bathrooms and a further offers a 'jack and jill' bathroom. There is also a garage, lobby, utility and internal courtyard proposed on this level. Stairs rise to the first floor where there is large open plan kitchen/dining area, a family area and a spacious separate lounge with large glazed doors opening onto a terrace. House 2 has a proposed floor area of c. 240.5sqm (2589sqft) and is positioned to offer good views across the river and views from the lounge back into the site.

The site is accessed off Water Lane and extends to c. 1.48 acres.


Golant is a small Cornish waterside village bounded on the west by the Lostwithiel to Fowey road, on the east by its focal point, the River Fowey. It is easily accessed being just 20 minutes drive from the A30 Bodmin junction, is 35 /40 minutes from Newquay Airport and 10 minutes from the main line railway station in Par with trains going to Penzance & London. Golant has around 110 homes with a population of around 220 people. It has the Fishermans Arms pub, the Cormorant Hotel, a kayak centre and cafe and two art galleries. Positioned in an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (aonb) Golant boasts scenic views all year round. The river's east bank is owned by the National Trust. In the summer the river is a popular location for boating activity and in the winter left mostly to cormorants, egrets, mallards, swans, herons and kingfishers that make the river their home.

Golant is very popular with those seeking to enjoy the river by kayak, sailing boat or by fishing. The Fowey River Canoe Club can be found on the riverside and has had success in producing paddlers who compete at a national level. Next to it is the Castledore Rowing Club.


Cornwall Council approved application PA17/01973 on the 16th May 2017 granting consent for the construction of two new contemporary detached dwellings, regrading land, upgrading site access, landscaping and ecological enhancements and a sustainable urban drainage scheme. Copies of relevant plans, permissions and other associated documents are available to download from our website or can be emailed upon request.

Method of sale

This freehold plot is being offered for sale by private treaty with offers invited.

S106 & cil

The Agents are advised that there are no S106 of cil (Community Infrastructure Levy) costs associated with the approved scheme.


It is proposed that the new properties will connect into a sww mains drainage system located in Water Lane and a mains electricity connection will be available on site (the existing overhead wires which cross part of the site are to be undergrounded in the near future)


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