Development Opportunity off Back Lane, Burton Overy, Leicestershire

Development Opportunity off Back Lane

land - building plot for sale

  • Reference Number 31968699
  • Agent James Sellicks Market Harborough
  • Agent Number 01858 410008

Offers over £300,000

About this property

This an extraordinary and rare opportunity to purchase a single building plot with detailed planning consent for an attractive four bedroom detached village home situated in a prime south east Leicestershire Conservation village.

Situated off Back Lane, a quiet lane at the centre of Burton Overy village, this rare building plot occupies a delightful position adjacent to an area of important open space.

The accommodation extends to just under 2000 Sq. Ft and is cleverly arranged over two floors to take best advantage of this slopping site.

The layout to the ground floor comprises a principal bedroom with a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom, a further double bedroom with ensuite shower room off, study/bedroom four and a handy utility room. To the first floor is a further double bedroom with walk in wardrobe and ensuite bathroom, and a superb open plan dining kitchen with sitting area off.

Outside are small gardens, which are easy to maintain, ample off road parking and two terraces for entertaining accessed from the living area and master bedroom.

TENURE: Freehold
LOCAL AUTHORITY: Harborough District Council
TAX BAND: TBC via Valuation Office once dwelling erected

This picturesque south Leicestershire conservation village is without doubt one of the most sought after locations within the County with the pretty street scenes, high quality housing and a strong community spirit all significant factors. Very convenient for Leicester, Market Harborough and Great Glen, Burton Overy retains its rural charm and remains a working farming community with very little through traffic. The village itself has an active church congregation, a popular public house and a village hall with nearby Great Glen providing local amenities catering for all day-to-day needs.

Shopping and supermarket facilities are available in the city of Leicester some seven miles to the north, Oadby with a Waitrose, Fosse Park and the thriving town of Market Harborough. For the commuter, Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras in under an hour with its new Eurostar link, and the M1 is accessible at junction 21.

The area is extremely well served by schooling in both the state and private sector including the renowned Stoneygate School and Leicester Grammar within a five minute drive.

Further information on the planning permission can be found at ref: 18/00340/FUL. A Purchasers Pack is available on request which contains all planning documents.

We as agents do not have information relating to the build costs associated with the construction of the proposed scheme. Proposed purchasers are encouraged to seek independent guidance relating to material and construction costs before committing to a purchase.

at the roundabout towards Leicester proceeding through the village of Kibworth. Take the turn at the roundabout into Great Glen and proceed back through the village following signs to Burton Overy. Turn left approximately one mile out of the village and head into Burton Overy. Proceed through the village towards the Church via Main Street. Turn left onto Back Lane, where the property can be found on the right hand side at indicated by our agents for sale board.

Key Features

Development Opportunity off Back Lane, Burton Overy, Leicestershire
  • Building plot with extant planning permission
  • Prime village location
  • Quiet back water setting
  • Attractive design
  • Approx. 558 Sq. M site (approx. 0.13 of an acre)
  • Three/Four bedrooms
  • Approx 1931 Sq. Ft of accommodation


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13 Church Street Market Harborough Leicestershire LE16 7AA

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