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Plans for three homes in St Martin’s Village

THREE new homes could be built in the garden of a bungalow in the heart of St Martin’s village.

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Coniston is a three-bed bungalow on the western side of Grande Rue. It stands next to the former NatWest branch [pictured] (32791065)

Coniston is a three-bed bungalow on the western side of Grande Rue, next to the former NatWest branch. It is currently on the market for nearly £1.5m. and is listed as being under offer. And perhaps it was the property’s large garden which has attracted the buyer.

The planning application details how the existing bungalow would be kept, with a blockwood wall built just to the north of the bungalow building, creating a new building plot of the garden. A new road access would be created from Grande Rue. The terrace of two-storey, three-bed homes would face towards the road.

Each property would have two parking spaces at the front and a small garden at the rear.

In the planning application, Emma Carter from Arch Plus explained why the site was suitable for housing.

‘The uniqueness of this proposed development site is that it is situated at the heart of the local centre of St Martin’s Village, with the inherent ease of access to services and transport routes, as well as having the benefit of pedestrian access from School Lane to the west,’ she said. ‘The houses have been designed to be extremely generous in terms of sizes of rooms, volume of spaces and natural light.’

The site falls within the St Martin’s local centre, which is one of the areas where the planners direct new housing.

n The plans can be viewed at