Prime Residential Development Opportunity


The site is located about 2 miles to the north of Bishop’s Stortford Town Centre. Bishop’s Stortford is a historic market town that benefits from extensive retail, employment, leisure and retail facilities. The town also benefits from public and state schools, including Bishop’s Stortford College, Bishop’s Stortford High School and Hockerill College.

The site is located off Farnham Road which provides easy access onto the A120 and in turn, the M11. It is also within 2 miles of Bishop’s Stortford Railway Station, which provides direct rail links into London Liverpool Street with journey times of approximately 40 minutes.


The site extends to approximately 1.1 acres (0.45 ha) and is broadly rectangular in shape. The site comprises scrubland with a number of trees. The site is bounded by the A120 to the north, Farnham Road to the east, a residential property to the south and agricultural land to the west.


The site is situated within the East Hertfordshire District Council and benefits from outline planning permission for “the erection of up to 9 dwellings with all matters reserved except highway access” (ref: 3/17/0828/OUT).

A link to the Planning Application Summary can be found here - East Hertfordshire District Council Planning Portal.

Further information in regards to all aspects of planning, along with a Planning Brief prepared by Strutt and Parker, is available on request.


Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant service providers.


The site is to be sold freehold, with vacant possession.

As per the plan to the right, please note that the Planning Application boundary differs to the Title boundary.

Further information is contained within the Data Room.

Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way

The land is offered subject to, and with the benefit or burden of all existing rights of way, wayleaves and easements,. whether or not specifically referred to in these particulars

VAT Any guide price quoted or discussed is exclusive of VAT. In the event that a sale or any part or right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT and as such, the tax shall be payable by the purchaser.


Viewings should be arranged by prior appointment with the selling agents. Potential purchasers should note that Strutt & Parker take no responsibility for any injury or accident at the property. Viewers and visitors of this property do so at their own risk.

Data Room

Access to a Data Room containing all further information including indicative floorplans, pre-application response and tenancy information is available upon request.

Method of Sale

Strutt and Parker have instructions to place the property on the market with a view to selling it at the best consideration which can be achieved as a result of the marketing campaign.

The vendors do not undertake to accept the highest or indeed any offer. Offers are sought on an “Unconditional” or basis.

Informal tenders should be sent to and received by no later than 12 Noon on Wednesday 14th October 2020.

Bidding guidance can be found on the Data Room.

This property has 1.1 acres of land.

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Ref: CMR200005

Land Off Farnham Road Bishop's Stortford Hertfordshire CM23

Price On Application

Ref: CMR200005

Land Off Farnham Road Bishop's Stortford Hertfordshire CM23

Price On Application