Court Lane, Milborne Port, Sherborne

Under Offer

  • Residential development site STP
  • Sought after village on Somerset Dorset borders
  • 3.1 acres
  • Offers invited from house builders and land promoters.

The land is located to the north of Milborne Port village centre and extends to 3.1 acres. Broadly flat and bounded by dwellings on the eastern and western side, there is a small area of undeveloped land to the south which adjoins properties in Higher Kingsbury Close. The northern boundary of the land overlooks open countryside. Pedestrian and vehicular access to the land is gained via the existing highway Court Lane which can be accessed from Wick Road. Milborne Port is a picturesque village accessed via the A30 on the South Eastern part of Somerset close to the Dorset border. The village is set in beautiful countryside and benefits from a range of shops and services including post office, doctors' surgery, library, churches, pubs, playing fields, children's play areas, as well as a good range of clubs and societies. The market town of Sherborne lies 3 miles to the west whilst the regional commercial centre of Yeovil is a further 6 miles to the west via the A30. Planning The land was subject to a planning application in 2014, app no: 14/01055/OUT, an indicative layout detailing 20 dwellings was submitted along with the formation of an access onto Court Lane. The application gained the support and recommendation of the planning officer however the planning committee refused the application. The decision was not appealed. A recent planning application for 46 dwellings on the outskirts of Milborne Port has been approved at appeal (app no: 16/04237/OUT), the appeal decision contains relevant planning direction for the potential Court Lane site. Milborne Port is classified as a Rural Centre which South Somerset District Council takes a permissive approach to residential developments adjacent to the development areas. Tenure Freehold vacant possession upon legal completion. Method of Sale The land owners are inviting offers on a subject to planning basis or proposals from land promotion companies. All negotiations by private treaty. Viewing To arrange a site visit please call 01344 860121 or email

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