Woolmersdon, North Petherton, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5


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An interesting rural development opportunity with 1.56 acres. The development is set within a stunning rural location with an approved planning application. For Sale by Informal Tender with a deadline of Thursday 29th August 2019, at 12 Noon.


The site is situated in the pretty hamlet of Woolmersdon, set in the beautiful Somerset countryside, close to the lower slopes of the Quantock Hills, which were England's first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. For those enjoying walking, cycling, riding and equestrian pursuits, the surrounding countryside provides superb recreational opportunities.


Taunton, just 8 miles away, has an extensive range of shopping facilities and a thriving farmers' market. There are also many excellent local producers and artisan farm shops. The Musgrove Park and Nuffield Hospitals serve the town and surrounding area. There are excellent independent and state schools all within driving distance.


Communications are excellent with the M5 motorway within 5 mins providing links to Exeter, Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to Bristol and London from Taunton and Bridgwater, taking as little as 1 hours to London.


Highground presents a fantastic rural development opportunity. The site has approved change of use to residential and includes a former piggery (approximately 75m sq) and a former cow shed (approximately 75m sq). Details for the full conversion are available at the Sedgemoor District Planning Portal- Application No: 37/19/00035. The site will require a full planning application once a detailed proposal has been established, taking into account all aspects relating to the application detailed at that time.


The buildings for conversion have a curtilage, which include fruit trees comprising of well-established apple, pear and plum. They are set within a traditional hay meadow that is usually cut once a year, at the end of July by a local farmer.

The bio-diverse site is wildlife friendly and was subject to formal tree planting schemes from the outset with owl boxes etc. It is set within a long established hedgerow containing a variety of mature trees including Bird Cherry, Oak, Scots Pine, Field Maple, Ash and Elm etc.

Method of Sale

For Sale by Informal Tender with a deadline of Thursday 29th August 2019, at 12 Noon. (Unless sold prior)


There are currently no services connected on the site. Electricity is available within the vicinity and there is a well on site.


At Junction 24, turn right towards Bridgwater (A38). Continue across the first roundabout and then turn left at Wills Road. Follow the road around to the T-junction and proceed onto Rhode Lane. Take a left at the first junction and the property can be identified adjacent to the lane of Ball Farm by a Stags For Sale board.

These particulars are a guide only and should not be relied upon for any purpose.

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