For Sale By Auction | 11:00, 01 November 2023 | Lot 47

Nilefields , Swaffham Road, Watton, Norfolk IP25 6LA

*Guide | £200,000 - £250,000 (plus fees)

  • Land
  • Tenure: Freehold

Call the team on 01603 505 100 for more information

Auction Date

Wed 01/11/2023

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Livestream Auction

15 acres of land with river frontage situated on the fringe of Watton

This roughly rectangular plot of land extends to approximately 15 acres. It has direct frontage onto the River Wissey and is currently grazing land. There has been a recent application for 54 dwellings which was submitted then refused consent in April 2022, however purchasers could look at alternative uses subject to planning. The existing vehicular access is situated next to the bridge on the boundary of Watton and Saham Toney. The land adjoins and has pedestrian access onto Wayland Avenue.



The Site

The land is currently an arable field mainly laid to grass surrounded by established trees and hedgerows.


A planning application was submitted for 54 dwellings towards the upper end of the site, this was however refused details can be found on the Breckland District councils planning portal Ref3PL/2019/0010/F.


Interested parties are requested to make their own enquiries to the relevant authorities as to the availability of services.

Local Authority

Breckland Council


Ward Gethin Archer (Kings Lynn - Regis Place), Ref: Simon Wilson, Tel: 01553 667243

Important Notice to Prospective Buyers:

We draw your attention to the Special Conditions of Sale within the Legal Pack, referring to other charges in addition to the purchase price which may become payable. Such costs may include Search Fees, reimbursement of Sellers costs and Legal Fees, and Transfer Fees amongst others.

Additional Fees

Buyer's Premium - £600 inc VAT payable on exchange of contracts.

Administration Charge - 0.3% inc VAT of the purchase price, subject to a minimum of £1200 inc VAT, payable on exchange of contracts.

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.