Wadeford, Chard

Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Unique plot for large detached dwelling in 0.55 acres (0.22 ha) on the edge of the hamlet. Freehold


Set in an elevated position up a private drive off a quiet country lane this fantastic development opportunity is located on the edge of the hamlet of Wadeford.

The hamlet has the nearby The Haymaker Inn and is about half a mile from the village of Combe St Nicholas. The village has a post office, village store, public house, primary school and ancient church. The small country towns of Ilminster and Chard are within easy reach and offer a range of local facilities. Taunton, the County Town of Somerset, lies approximately 12 miles to the north and offers a shopping centre with many of the well-known high street stores. There is a mainline railway station with direct links to the rest of the country. The M5 motorway can be accessed from junction 25 and the A303 gives fast access to the rest of the country.

The site is about half an hour's drive from the wonderful Jurassic Coast with fantastic beaches and seaside villages and towns, such as Lyme Regis.


This large plot has fantastic established hedge and tree lined boundaries around this near level plot which extends to about 0.55 acres (0.22 ha).

Outline planning consent was granted for a single dwelling with a gross internal area to 'not exceed 1000 square metres in extent' (Ref 18/00746/OUT dated 13 December 2018). A reserved matters application followed in May 2020 (Ref 20/01219/REM) the plans for which are illustrated in this brochure.

Held up by the phosphate levels in South Somerset, we understand this application is due to be positively determined autumn 2022.


Proposed plans, available on the South Somerset Planning website as well as from the agents, show a magnificent individual family home covering approximately 430 sq m. (4630 sq ft).

The illustrative plans propose four spacious double bedrooms, each with en suites on the first floor, with a kitchen/dining room, snug/sitting room, generous dining hall, utility and study on the ground floor. Attached and with an internal door, the plans also show a large two bedroom annexe with two double bedrooms, two shower rooms and an open plan, kitchen / living room.

The plans also propose a triple garage/car port with home office over.


For sale by private treaty, offers are invited over £300,000 on a conditional (On approval of the reserved matters plans) or unconditional basis.


Mains water, electric and drainage nearby, purchasers to make their own enquires. One solution to mitigate the phosphate issues, could be the potential installation of a specialised pre-treatment drainage system to be installed by the purchasers.


From the centre of Combe St Nicolas head south towards Chard. In the bottom of the valley, turn left into Court Mill Lane, on the left bend turn right up the drive (retained by the sellers).

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