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For Indicative Purposes Only

RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT
OPPORTUNITY
Former East Herrington Primary School Caretakers House,
Charter Drive, Sunderland, SR3 3PQ

C. 0.27 Acre Site With 3 Bedroom Detached House

Located Within Sought After Sunderland Suburb

Freehold

Sold with vacant possession

OIRO 298,000 for the House and Development Land

FORMER EAST HERRINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL CARETAKERS


HOUSE, CHARTER DRIVE, SUNDERLAND, SR3 3PQ
LOCATION

ARCHAELOGICAL IMPORTANCE

The property is situated in the sought after suburb of East


Herrington, Sunderland and is accessed by a private road
from Charter Drive.

The Unitary Development Plan (UDP) identifies the site as


being of potential archaeological importance as the site
lies within the presumed extent of East Herrington
medieval village. Any planning application will require an
archaeological desk based assessment.

The site is located within walking distance to a range of


local amenities and is seconds from the A690 which
provides immediate vehicular access to regional road
links including the A19 and A1.

TENURE
The interest for sale is part of the freehold of the site held
under title number; TY479034.

DESCRIPTION
The site contains a detached, three bed home with a
garage and private access which has formerly been the
premises occupied by the caretaker of East Herrington
Primary School, which neighbours the site. The house
presents a good refurbishment opportunity.
The remainder of the site is open space which allows for
additional development. The site is approximately 0.27
acres and other than trees, flora, the house and access
road already occupying the site it is open space.

EPC
The property has an Energy Performance Rating of D.

PRICE
Offers are invited in the region of 298,000.

VAT
PLANNING
Any proposals for development of the land contained
within the site for additional residential dwellings would
need to adhere to the standards set out in the Councils
adopted Residential Design Guide Supplementary
Planning Document (A full list of SPDs is contained on
the
following
web
page:
http://www.sunderland.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=3241)
This document sets out the minimum recommended
spacing standards between existing and proposed
dwellings. These are set out in section 10C (pag e106).

HIGHWAYS
Due to the site constraints and narrow access, the
maximum potentially permissible development of the site
would be for two dwellings.
For further information on Planning and Highways matters
please contact the Sunderland Council City &
Neighbourhood Team on (0191) 520 5550.

The property is not elected, therefore VAT will not be


payable on the purchase price.

FEES
The purchaser is to bear the Councils legal fees of 0.5%
of the purchase price or 1,250 + VAT, whichever is
higher.

VIEWING
The property can be viewed through appointment only by
contacting Adam Wilson on (0191) 561 2690 or
adam.wilson@sunderland.gov.uk.

TIMESCALE
Should an offer be accepted, exchange contracts will
occur within 8 weeks and the purchaser will enter into a
conditional contract. The purchaser will have to submit a
planning application (if required) within 12 weeks of an
offer being accepted.

FORMER EAST HERRINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL CARETAKERS


HOUSE, CHARTER DRIVE, SUNDERLAND, SR3 3PQ
EVALUATION OF OFFERS
Offers submitted should contain;
1.

Proposed Use

2.

Financial Bid

3.

Evidence of Funds/Finance

Offers will be assessed firstly by the proposed


development, any proposals which are deemed not
suitable for the site will be disregarded. The financial level
of the remaining offers will then be considered to select
the successful bidder.
Offers must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked
with Tender for the Former East Herrington Primary
School to:

Access from Charter Drive

Head of Planning and Property


Room 2.74
Civic Centre
Sunderland

SR2 7DN
No later than 12:30pm on Friday 14/10/2016
Please note the envelope must not have any marking on it
which could identify the sender, it should only show the
above address and tender identification.

Access to Charter Drive

FORMER EAST HERRINGTON PRIMARY SCHOOL CARETAKERS


HOUSE, CHARTER DRIVE, SUNDERLAND, SR3 3PQ
WARRANTY
The Council in its capacity as Local Authority for the City of Sunderland and as owner of the property described for its self,
its servants and agents give notice that:
1.

Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in these particulars, the
Council offers no guarantee of accuracy. You are accordingly advised to visit the property before submitting an
application to satisfy yourself regarding physical conditions, services etc. The particulars are set out as a general
outline for the guidance of perspective purchasers and do not in anyway constitute an offer or contract or part
thereof.

2.

The Council do not bind itself to accept the highest or any offer received and will accept no responsibility for any
expenditure incurred by any interested party in relation to the submission of any offer, whether successful or not.

3.

The Council do not give any guarantee for the current or proposed use for the property

4.

No person in the employment of the Council has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty in
relation to the opportunity.

5.

No responsibility is taken for any inaccuracy or expenses incurred in viewing or preparing a bid for this property.

These particulars were prepared in August 2016.