* video tour available * An opportunity to purchase a sizeable parcel of land extending to approximately 4 acres in a prime location within walking distance from the town with a favourable pre-app response for residential planning permission. The land is mainly wooded and extends from Dockacre Road down to Newport Industrial Estate at the very bottom of the land. It has two access points, one at Dockacre Road where there is a hardstanding parking area and the other via Newport Industrial Estate.
A copy of the pre-app advice is available via the sellers agents View Property for serious parties and includes advice on potential residential development alongside associated highways and landscaping works. Commercial usage has also been discussed. The site as it stands could, subject to planning lend itself to a high density housing site or alternatively a lower density site for exclusive detached properties.
Interested parties are advised to speak to the planning department to satisfy themselves prior to purchase. The seller owns the freehold of the site being offered for sale. It is registered with the Land Registry under title numbers CL115148 (2.4 acres), CL54620 (0.9 acre) and CL182736 (0.1 acre) plus CL49642 (0.537 acre).
Launceston is an ancient town steeped in history with the imposing castle overlooking the town and surrounding area. Referred to as “The Gateway to Cornwall” Launceston is centred one mile west of the River Tamar, which constitutes almost the entire border between Cornwall and Devon. The A30 is ideally located on the fringe of Launceston connecting to the rest of Cornwall with great access to the beautiful Coastline as well as the cities of Plymouth, Exeter and Truro. The town itself offers a variety of individual businesses from boutiques to fine food shops, blending with occasional national outlets including Tesco, M & S Food, wh Smith and Costa Coffee. Local facilities include a leisure centre, medical facilities and well regarded primary and secondary schooling.
Did you know? The very impressive Launceston Castle dates from Norman times. Before the 13th century ad Launceston used to be the capital of the Earldom of Cornwall. Launceston has given its name to other places in the world including a city in Australia. The original Cornish name is Lannstevan meaning the “church enclosure of St Stephen” and is derived from the former monastery of St Stephen which was nearby.
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||5.2%||£198,571||2.9||1|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||-||£178,609 (21)||£310,385 (43)||£417,715 (31)||£664,993 (7)|
|Flats||£98,100 (5)||£129,925 (8)||£125,000 (1)||-||-|
|All||£98,100 (5)||£162,507 (30)||£306,172 (44)||£417,715 (31)||£664,993 (7)|