3.81 Ac(1.54 Ha)
Price on application

Shell Cove HouseOld Teignmouth Road, Dawlish

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Brownfield development site on the edge of Dawlish
  • Elevated coastal location
  • Access to private beach with rights to anchor
  • Implemented planning permission for 9 dwellings and 16 flats (14/02780/MAJ)
  • Extant planning permission for 11 cottages and 17 apartments for later living (16/00300/MAJ)

Residential Development Opportunity

About this property

  • The site is located on Old Teignmouth Road, to the southern edge of Dawlish, approximately 1 mile south of the town centre and 0.6 miles north of Holcombe. It commands an elevated coastal positon above Shell Cove Beach which offers the opportunity for any development to benefit from sea views. The immediate surrounding area is predominantly residential and the site is bounded by Old Teignmouth Road to the north west, woodland to the east and open countryside to the south. There are also 3 residential properties abutting the north eastern boundary. The extent of the land for sale is identified edged red on the site plan. It is irregular in shape and extends to approximately 3. 81 acres (1.54 hectares). The property was previously used as a hotel and the various buildings have been demolished to leave a cleared site. The site also has the benefit of access to a private beach. The nearest railway station is Dawlish, which provides mainline services to London Paddington and Penzance. There are also regular bus services which pass through the town, providing access to the town centre and other local centres such as Exeter and Teignmouth. Exeter International Airport is located approximately 19 miles to the north and provides scheduled and chartered flights to a range of national and international destinations.

Local information

  • Dawlish is a coastal town and civil parish, located in the Teignbridge District of Devon, approximately 16 miles south east of Exeter. Dawlish is a traditional seaside town, with a residential population of 15,000. The town provides a range of local amenities and services, including a secondary school and a variety of restaurants and public houses. Dawlish Town Beach is located close to the town centre and Dawlish Warren nature reserve is situated 2km along the coast.

Additional information

  • PLANNING PERMISSION - A variety of planning applications have been approved for the site over two phases, some of which have now expired. PHASE 1 14/02780/MAJ: Demolition of block of ten flats and 3 houses and redevelopment to provide 9 dwellings and 16 flats with integrated landscaping, access, parking and associated services. These units shall be used solely for the purpose of persons aged 55 or over, or their partners who are aged over 50. This planning permission has now been implemented as a result of the demolition works. 16/00300/MAJ - Demolition of the existing house and cottages and redevelopment to provide 11 cottages and 17 apartments for later living, with a separate summerhouse building, integrated landscaping, access and parking and associated services. This planning permission has not been implemented and is due to expire in October 2019. PHASE 2 15/02590/FUL: Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment to form six cottages for later living with car parking, landscaping and access. This planning permission, which was granted on 24th March 2016 has not been implemented and has therefore expired.
  • S106 AGREEMENT - S.106 Agreements were completed in relation to all three planning permissions detailed above, with complete copies provided in the site information pack. The planning obligations relating to each S.106 agreement are briefly summarised below which include contributions towards the provision of affordable housing and custom build dwellings as well as contributions towards measures to mitigate the impacts of the development on the Dawlish Warren Special Area of Conservation and the Exe Estuary Special Protection Area and Public Art.PHASE 1 14/02780/MAJ – Agreement dated 23rd February 2016. Contributions total £263,648. 16/00300/MAJ – Agreement dated 30th September 2016. Contributions total £228,900. PHASE 2 15/02590/FUL – Agreement dated 17th March 2016. Contributions total £112,624.