Watchouse Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8NF | Property for sale | Savills
2,245 sq ft(208.57 sq m)
Guide price £700,000

Watchouse RoadChelmsford, Essex, CM2 8NF

  • Under offer

Key features

  • Planning permission for a pair of residential properties
  • Three miles from the city centre
  • Exciting development opportunity
  • Parking and gardens
  • No onward chain

A detached building with residential consent.

About this property

  • An exciting opportunity to acquire a pair of semi-detached properties with approved planning permission located in a popular residential area on the outskirts of Chelmsford.

    The detached building comprises a shop with store rooms along with self-contained three bedroom accommodation totalling approximately 2,415 sq ft. Planning permission was granted in June 2022 for change of use from shop (class ea) to a pair of semi-detached residential houses under (class c3). The semi-detached properties will comprise three bedroom and two bedroom houses. The properties will extend to approximately 1,162 sq ft and 1,184 sq ft.

    The building occupies a triangular-shaped plot, set back from the road providing a large area of parking to the front and garden to the rear. All in around 0.20 of an acre.

    Mains services connected.

    Local authority
    Chelmsford City Council. Council tax band = D with improvement indicator.

    Energy Performance Certificates
    Residential = D, Commercial = C

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

An exciting development opportunity in a popular residential area.

Karl ManningProperty agent

Local information

  • A12 (junction 17/A130): 0.5 miles; Chelmsford city: 3.1 miles (rail service to Liverpool Street from 32 minutes); M25 (junction 28): 15 miles (all distances are approximate).
  • The property is set back from Watchhouse Road, Galleywood which comprises a mixture of housing and is a popular area for families, conveniently located 3 miles from Chelmsford city centre.
  • Galleywood offers a popular common providing an area of approximately 175 acres of woodland and open common which borders the River Wid, and was once famous for its racecourse (which was one of the oldest in England) and which has subsequently been declared a local nature reserve. The village provides easy access to the A12 and offers a range of local shops, a library, pubs and primary schools as well as regular bus services into Chelmsford city centre.
  • The city of Chelmsford lies only 3.1 miles away to the north and provides an excellent choice of facilities including a lively shopping centre, two grammar schools and a station on the main line into London Liverpool Street. The property provides excellent links by road to the A130 and A12 serving London to the south and Ipswich and the coast to the north.

Additional information

  • Directions: From the Chelmsford Army & Navy roundabout take the A1114 heading south. At the roundabout (junction 17 of the A12) proceed on the A12 towards Galleywood, exit at junction 16 and continue north on the B1007. At the crossroads turn right into Watchouse Road were the property will be found on the right-hand side after around 1 mile. Postcode: CM2 8NF
  • EPC Rating: D