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Residential Development Opportunity For Sale, Blagdon Water Garden Centre, Bath Road, Langford, Lower Langford, BS40 5DN

2.83 Hectare / Other / Residential

For Sale

Available - Last updated: 10 October 2023

The site extends to approximately 7.0 acres (2.83 hectares) and offers a fantastic residential development opportunity in a sought-after location within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Bath. The site consists of the former retail premises, Blagdon Water Gardens. There is currently a total of 15 buildings on site including a walled garden with a historic pineapple wall which is Grade II Listed along with the remaining cottage and detached store. The consented scheme of 12 homes comprises of a range of 4 and 5-bedroom detached dwellings. All dwellings within the scheme are Open Market with no Affordable Housing provision required and minimal S106 Financial Contributions..


Set within a rural location with views over the surrounding countryside, the site is located in an affluent and desirable position to the north of the A368 Bath Road, midway between Churchill and Burrington. Upper Langford is situated in a rural location on the fringes of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. To the east of Upper Langford is the M5 which provides easy access to Bristol and the wider South West. The A38 connects Upper Langford to Bristol and the A368 provides a further connection to Bath and Weston-Super-Mare. Yatton Railway Station is conveniently located just 3.9 miles away and provides direct routes to Bristol Temple Meads, Weston-Super-Mare, and Cardiff Central. Bristol International Airport is 5.7 miles north of the site. There have been a number of successful residential developments delivered in nearby villages such as Winscombe, Sanford and Langford and in light of the increased buyer demand in the area, the site provides an excellent opportunity to capitalise on this by either delivering or enhancing the existing planning consent to deliver a highly desirable development.


The site extends to approximately 7.0 acres (2.83 hectares) and offers a fantastic consented residential development opportunity in a sought-after location within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Bath.


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Legal and Professional Costs Each party to be responsible for their own professional and legal costs.

Services Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries in respect of the site services to all the relevant providers.

Anti-Money Laundering In order to comply with anti-money laundering legislation, the successful purchaser will be required to provide certain identification documents before the transaction is completed

VAT We understand the site is currently not elected for VAT purposes. Tenure The site will be sold freehold with full vacant possession. Further details and title information is available within the data room

Method of Sale The site is offered for sale by Informal Tender. JLL and Alder King, acting as joint agents, are instructed to dispose of the site with a preference for offers sought on an unconditional basis. Alternative proposals may be considered on their own merits but will require confirmation of the detail of any conditions to be clearly provided as part of your offer. Offers are to be submitted by email to the joint agents (details below) JLL and Alder King by midday 3 rd November 2023.


  • Rare consented residential conversion and development opportunity
  • Consented scheme of 12 dwellings comprising of a range of 4 and 5-bedroom detached dwellings
  • Fully implemented consent with Material Start on Site
  • Historic site in a sought-after rural location 
  • Situated on the fringe of the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Property Quote Price(s)

DescriptionSale typeGuide pricePrice type
POA For Sale Freehold NA NA

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