0 bed Land (for sale) Superb Development Site For Two Houses, Golant, Nr. Fowey PL23

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Kitchener Land and Planning
Newcourt Barton, Clyst Road, Topsham, Exeter
01392 976681
First Published

7th Nov 2018

Last Published

6th Feb 2019



  • Type: Land
  • Bedrooms: 0
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


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 from a Guide Price of £600,000

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)


strictly by appointment only

Please contact Kitchener Land and Planning to arrange an appointment to view the site.


Local info for PL23


Property Value Data/Graphs for PL23

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 25.8% £312,880 1.8 1.2
Cottage 16.5% £386,244 2.6 1.3
Detached house 15.5% £607,197 3.9 2.1
Other 15.5% £480,197 3 1.8
Terraced house 6.2% £365,825 3.5 1.5
Detached bungalow 5.2% £468,000 3.8 2.2
Town house 5.2% £990,000 3.4 2.8
Semi-detached house 4.1% £425,375 4 2
End terrace house 3.1% £456,667 3.7 1.3
Bungalow 1% £189,950 1 1
Maisonette 1% £525,000 3 2
Land 1% £79,950 0 0

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£72,550 19.2%


Current Asking Prices in PL23 Average: £450,146

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £209,975 (2) £307,495 (10) £444,078 (30) £585,833 (18) £709,369 (8)
Flats £220,357 (7) £312,300 (15) £530,000 (4) - -
All £218,050 (9) £310,378 (25) £454,187 (34) £585,833 (18) £709,369 (8)

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