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2 Bedroom Plot

The Hamlet, Gallowstree Common, Reading, RG4

Guide price £ 550,000

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  • SOLD FOR 812,000
  • Vacant period cottage
  • Requires complete renovation
  • Potential for development subject to planning
  • Plot 0.694 acres (0.280 hectares)


Property Description:

SOLD BY ONLINE AUCTION FOR £812,000 - On behalf of the Executors. Potential development site. A vacant detached period cottage, (not listed) in need of complete renovation. Occupying a secluded plot totalling 0.694 acres, (0.280 hectares) most suitable for replacement with either 1, 2, or 3 new houses, subject to acquiring planning permission.


Auction date

To be sold by online auction on Friday 30 July 2021, bidding will open at 10.00AM.

To view

The site can be viewed at any reasonable time. Please take care to respect the privacy of the neighbours and park responsibly.


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* Village location * Within walking distance of Kidmore End cricket club *Local shops and schools in nearby Sonning Common * Excellent access to Henley - on - Thames * Good access to Reading


* Extended period cottage, (not listed) * 2 bedrooms * Needs renovation * Scope for improvement * Potential for the development of additional dwellings, subject to planning permission



Ground floor

Hall, living room, study, store room, kitchen, bathroom

First floor

2 bedrooms

Floor area

Gross internal floor area of approximately 865 ft² (80.3m²)


The total area of the plot measures approximately 0.694 acres, (0.280 hectares). The garden is mostly level and very overgrown, storage shed. Detached garage, off road parking space.


A pre-application response from the Local Planning Authority for the Erection of 2-3 additional dwellings has been received by the seller. In summary, the response is supportive of residential development on the site, subject to mitigating any ecological and arboriculture impacts and would need to satisfy technical highway requirements. A copy will be included in the legal pack.

EPC rating



Freehold with vacant possession

Local authority

South Oxfordshire District Council - 01235 422 422

Please note

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Legal pack

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