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4.89 Acres of Land at, Ballycorr Road, Ballyclare, BT39 9DE

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  • FOR SALE - Phase 1 Land at Craighill Quarry (c.4.89 acres).
  • Excellent Location On The Outskirts Of Ballyclare.
  • Full Planning Permission Granted For 26 Detached Four Bedroom Houses.
  • Considerable Drainage Works Already Carried Out.
  • Article 161 Agreement in place.
  • Working Drawings Prepared.
  • Demand For Housing in Ballyclare is Currently Strong.
  • Rare Opportunity To Acquire a 'Ready to Build' Development Site.
  • Offers are invited in excess of £1,250,000.



Ballyclare is a popular market town located approximately 15 miles north of Belfast and 16 miles south east of Ballymena. Ballyclare is an established town providing shopping, commerce, industry and recreation for those living in Ballyclare and the surrounding rural hinterland. The town itself benefits from a high level of accessibility. The M2 Motorway is approximately 5 minutes drive from the town and provides ease of access to both Belfast and neighbouring towns and villages such as Templepatrick, Randalstown and Ballymena. Belfast International Airport is also just 15 minutes drive from Ballyclare. Within the context of Ballyclare, the subject property is located fronting the Ballycorr Road on the edge of the town in a rural setting. The land is located immediately adjacent to a modern housing development called Ballycorr Heights.


The subject land is the first phase of development planned for the former Craighill Quarry.The land being offered for sale is located on the southern section and benefits from excellent frontage to the Ballycorr Road. Access to the new housing development is also directly off the Ballycorr Road.


Total Site Area – 4.89 acres (approximate only).


Full planning permission has been granted for the development of 26 detached houses on the c. 4.89 acres of land that is being offered to the market. Planning reference LA03/2017/0790/F. Approval was granted at appeal – PAC Approval 2018/A0075. Full drawings and the Planning Appeal Commissioner's Report can be downloaded from: The planning permission attached conditions that must be satisfied prior to development commencing. These conditions have either been addressed , or are in the process of being addressed as follows:

A remediation strategy had been submitted and agreed in writing with the council.

The construction method statement has been submitted to the council and acknowledged.

Condition 5 regarding the submission of a programme of archaeological mitigation has been complied with.

The proposed proposed development is therefore 'ready to build' and therefore reflects an excellent opportunity for a purchaser to start on site within a short timeframe. Full details in respect of the above are available on request.


The vendor has an Article 32 Road Bond Agreement in place. Further details on request.


The vendor has an Article 161 agreement in place. Further details on request.


The purchaser will be granted any necessary easements for services and visibility splays over land retained by the vendor to facilitate the development of the current planning permission. The purchaser will be given 18 months to create the access road to the development from Ballycorr Road. The vendor will retain a right of way over the access road until the road is
finally adopted and where necessary will retain easements to access services. This is to facilitate further phases of development on additional lands under the ownership of the vendor. Further details are available on request.


Offers are invited in excess of £1,250,000. All offers must be submitted in writing to one of the selling agents and include the following:

Identity of proposed purchaser

Proposed purchase price

Timescale for completion

All bids must include either proof of funds or proof that finance is available to complete a purchase

Any other relevant conditions


This will be the responsibility of the purchaser.


For further information please contact

Reeds Rains on 028 9068 0420 Or Dougan Residential on 028 9030 8855

Property Costs

  • Status: For Sale
  • Asking Price£1,250,000
  • Stamp Duty: £53,750*

* Stamp duty rates provided as a guide only. Additional charges may apply. Please refer to the tax service's website for more information.


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