Development land for 55 new homes now available in Asfordby


Development land for 55 new homes now available in Asfordby

The site, which is located off Saxelby Road just three miles west of Melton Mowbray, is former pastureland, and has Outline Planning Permission from Melton Borough Council for 26 two bedroom homes (including two bungalows), 24 three bedroom homes and five four bedroom homes. The planning application will ensure a contribution is made towards affordable housing, all of which will be provided off-site.

The site is within walking distance of Asfordby’s ample amenities, including Captains Close Primary School, a convenience store, Post Office, garage and a selection of pubs and take-away restaurants. The site is also in the catchment area of several secondary schools in Melton Mowbray.

Gary Kirk, Associate Director for Mather Jamie, said; “This superbly located site will be of much interest to developers, as it offers the chance to bring dozens of much needed new homes to the area of Melton, with planning approval already granted by the local authority, and a completed S106 Agreement.”

The S106 Agreement contains financial obligations for developers to provide, including a contribution of more than £155,000 towards local secondary education, £25,000 towards offsite affordable housing, more than £4,500 towards a civil amenity and £1,620 to the local library service, plus other contributions towards bus passes and travel packs for residents.

Viewings of the site can be arranged by prior arrangement, and interested parties are encouraged to view the microsite, at, which offers further details of about the site. Offers for the site must be made to Robert Cole at Mather Jamie via email ( by 12noon on Friday 2nd November 2018.

Asfordby is a delightful village in the Leicestershire countryside, near the popular tourist destinations of Belvoir Castle and Rutland Water, and is just three miles from the thriving town of Melton Mowbray and less than 20 miles from East Midlands Airport.

For more details, and for details of similar residential land opportunities, please contact Gary Kirk on 01509 233433 or refer to the Mather Jamie website - You can also follow the company on Twitter @MatherJamie.