Copgrove, Harrogate

Price on Application

  • Potential Residential Development Opportunity

LOCATION The land is located immediately to the north of the village of Copgrove wrapping around the St Mongahs Court residential development with access off St Mongahs Lane. The land is approximately 8 miles north of Harrogate.

DESCRIPTION The land extends to approximately 8.47 acres (3.43 hectares) with road frontage to the south onto St Mongahs Lane. The property occupies a picturesque rural location on the edge of the village and offers scope for future development (subject to planning) with amenity and open space.

PLANNING MATTERS It is considered that there are currently no planning development limits drawn around the village of Copgrove allowing potential for expansion of the settlement (subject to formal planning consent being obtained)

Additionally, Harrogate Borough Council is required to maintain a 5 year supply of housing land within the district. This site may be considered as a windfall/buffer site within their calculation of the supply. It is suitable for 5 or more dwellings with amenity land/paddocks.

The land is located between Ripon, Knaresborough and Boroughbridge which offers an excellent range of shops and services. The village has a church and there is a shop, school, two public houses and access to employment opportunities 1.5 miles away in Burton Leonard. It could be considered as a sustainable location.


ACCESS & RIGHTS OF WAY The land is currently accessed from the public highway. All parcels are sold with a reservation for access and services for all adjoining parcels and retained land.

SERVICES There are no services to the land at present. We understand that mains water, electricity and drainage are available in the locality. Interested parties should make their own enquiries to the relevant utilities suppliers.

TENURE & OCCUPATION The property is sold Freehold and Vacant Possession will be available upon Completion of the sale.

EASEMENTS, WAYLEAVES & RIGHTS OF WAY The property is sold subject to all rights of way, both public and private, whether mentioned in these particulars or not which may affect the property.

MINERAL & SPORTING RIGHTS The mineral and sporting rights are included in the sale so far as they are owned or exist.

RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS The property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all restrictive covenants both public and private, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME We understand that the eligible land is registered on the RPA Rural Land Register. No entitlements are included in the sale.

PLANS, AREAS & MEASUREMENTS The plans used in these particulars are for identification purposes only. All boundaries, dimensions and areas are approximate and subject to verification in the title documents.

DIRECTIONS Leave Knaresborough on Boroughbridge Road. After half a mile turn left onto Farnham Lane and continue on this road into Farnham and turn right at the 'T' junction. After 300 yards turn left onto Copgrove Lane and after 1 mile take a left at the sign posted for Copgrove. Continue for 2 miles and turn right. In the village of Copgrove turn left onto St Mongahs Lane and the land is on your right hand side marked by a Lister Haigh "For Sale" board.

VIEWING Strictly by appointment with the agents: Lister Haigh (Knaresborough) Limited 01423 860322

LOCAL AUTHORITY Harrogate Borough Council, Council Offices, Crescent Gardens, Harrogate, HG1 2SE

METHOD OF SALE The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty although the vendors reserve the right to conclude the sale by any other method.

OFFERS Offers are invited for the whole or part, either on an outright unconditional basis or a conditional (subject to planning) basis for the freehold interest.

Interested parties should also provide an indication of their development proposals.
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