Land for sale. A rare and exciting opportunity to purchase a prime site with the benefit of planning permission for a bespoke property, designed with the very best of entertainment and family life in mind. Located in the sought after University area of Reading this proposed home will have a total of 339.04 sq.m (3,649 sq.ft) Gross Internal Area.
The proposed home: There is an extensive ground floor layout planned (199.01 sq.m) with a large private office (40.82 sq.m) and a bright open-plan living space that leads onto the kitchen and dining area (46.21 sq.m), reminiscent of a boutique hotel. Bathed in light, this would be the perfect place to entertain as the outdoors and indoors flow together from your kitchen to your beautiful terrace. For relaxation step into the sunken living area (17.59 sq.m) or retreat to the snug (25.79 sq.m). Upstairs, there will be 5 stunning double bedrooms: Three of which have ensuites.
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The site lies in a prime residential location on the south side of the highly desirable Upper Redlands Road, approximately 60 metres to the west of its junction with New Road, within the sought-after University Area of Reading in the county of Berkshire.
The Royal Berkshire Hospital and the University of Reading’s Whiteknights and London Road Campuses both lie within easy walking distance from the site.
Reading town centre with its multiple facilities lies approximately 1 mile to the north-west, whilst Junction 11 of the M4 Motorway lies approximately 3 miles to the south-west.
Reading Railway Station lies approximately 1.5 miles to the north-west which provides direct services to London Waterloo and London Paddington.
From May 2023 the £14.8bn Crossrail service will be departing from Reading twice hourly, providing direct services through the city of London to Shinfield, with Bond Street accessible in under one hour.
Crossrail will deliver cutting edge, high-capacity trains which will help reduce overcrowding at peak times and provide a cleaner, more environmentally friendly rail service into central London.
We would refer you to the location plan below for further information.
The site was granted planning permission on 10th December 2021 for “Erection of single detached dwelling house with associated access, parking and landscaping” pursuant to planning application reference no. 210308.
All relevant planning application documents and drawings are contained within the Technical Information Pack for the site which is available to interested parties upon request.
The copyright to those documents and drawings will be assigned to the purchaser upon completion of the sale.
The planning permission is subject to a S106 Legal Agreement dated 2nd December 2021 which contains an obligation on the site owner to pay the following financial contributions to Reading Borough Council upon occupation of the new dwelling:
An affordable housing contribution of £68,333 (index-linked from December 2021).
The Council’s legal fees of £1,760.
A monitoring fee of £400.
Implementation of the site’s planning permission would also incur a Community Infrastructure Levy (cil) charge of £40,684.80 (index-linked from January 2015). Note: Self-builders could claim for exemption from paying the cil charge.
The site will be sold freehold with full vacant possession given on completion of the sale.
We understand that mains electricity, drainage, gas, water and broadband services are available for connection in the vicinity of the site. However, prospective purchasers are advised to make their own independent enquiries of the individual authorities to verify the capacity and availability of such services.
Please contact our Sales team to submit your offer:
The site is not elected for VAT and VAT will not be payable on the purchase price(s).
Technical Information Pack
A copy of the Technical Information Pack is available to interested parties upon request.
The Information Pack includes:
1.Planning Decision Notice
3.Drawings and Plans
5.Ground Condition Survey
Please note that parties must not enter the property without our prior authority and any inspection of the property is at the prospective purchaser’s risk.
For any enquiries, please contact Haslams Estate Agents:
159 Friar Street,