*** 7.82 acres (3.156 ha) ***AN OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A SITE FOR 73 RESIDENTIAL UNITS WITH OUTLINE PLANNING PERMISSION (SUBJECT TO COMPLETION OF A SECTION 106 AGREEMENT) IN A HIGHLY DESIRABLE LOCATION***
Location The site is located east of Ripon Road in the village of Kilinghall close to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the picturesque Yorkshire Dales National Park. The village has a range of facilities including primary school, shop and public houses.
The elegant and affluent spa town of Harrogate is two miles to the south with its beautifully laid out parks and gardens. The town is a thriving shopping, cultural and conference centre.
Leeds, which is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire urban conurbation lies 19 miles to the south.
The historic walled City of York is 23 miles to the east.
Killinghall is also well located for transport links to the main arterial road network of the A1M within 10 miles to the east. The East Coast rail line from Leeds or York provides an excellent link to the north and south with London less than 2 ½ hours by train from York.
Leeds Bradford Airport is 14 miles to Killinghall with flights to 75 destinations in the UK and abroad.
The Site The site extends to 7.82 acres of land which is currently pasture with frontage to Ripon Road.
The site is owned by two landowners in separate parts. The properties No’s 60 and 62 Ripon Road are also owned by one of the landowners and parts of the front gardens will be required to provide the visibility splays for the access. An area of land, within the planning permission area, to the rear of the cottages will be retained by that landowner to provide off-street parking. This area is shown marked blue on the masterplan drawing.
Planning Outline planning permission was granted by Harrogate District Council on 19 February 2017 for residential development subject to the completion of a Section 106 Planning
Agreement. A copy of the draft Section 106 Agreement is available in the sales pack.
A summary of the planning permission is:
• Number of residential units – 73
• Affordable housing – 40% of all dwellings
• Cycle way contribution - £30,000
• Education contribution - £254,925
• Traffic regulations order contribution -
• Traffic light contribution - £26,000
Sales Pack A comprehensive pack of planning and technical information is available for download via the dedicated sale website:
For login details contact :
Tricia Townson, Fisher German
Tel: 01636 642501
Lynn Jackson, Adair Paxton
Tel: 0113 239 5785
Where possible all reports, surveys etc will be assigned to the purchaser on completion.
Method of sale The site is being offered for sale by private treaty. Prospective purchasers will be invited to submit proposals. The details of that invitation with the basis on which parties should submit proposals will be issued to interested parties.
Tenure The site is freehold and is being offered for sale with vacant possession on completion.
Costs Each party will be responsible for their own costs in this sale.
VAT Please note that the sellers reserve the right to opt to tax the property for VAT prior to the sale and output VAT will be chargeable on the sale price.
Viewings At any reasonable time by prior appointment with the joint selling agents.
Local Authorities Harrogate Borough Council
The Council Offices
Tel : 01423 556300
North Yorkshire County Council
31-33 Victoria Avenue
Tel : 01609 780780