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Crabbetts Marsh, Horning, Norwich NR12

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  • Guide Price £10,000 - £15,000
  • Woodland Plot
  • Popular Broadland Village
  • Approx 60ft x 60ft (stms)
  • Fronting access dyke to River Bure
  • Unusual Opportunity
  • Protected Area
  • Lovely unspoilt Location


We are pleased to offer this unusual opportunity to purchase this woodland plot within Crabbetts Marsh on the outskirts of the attractive Broadland village of Horning. The plot fronts a dyke leading to the River Bure and measures approximately 60ft x 60ft subject to measured survey. The area is protected for its nature and conservation value and this plot would ideally suit a buyer looking preserve it in this manner.


A woodland plot within Crabbetts Marsh on the outskirts of the attractive Broadland village of Horning. The plot fronts a dyke leading to the River Bure and measures approximately 60ft x 60ft subject to measured survey.

Having reffered to the Broads Authority Planning department they advise us that the plot has very little potential for any new use or development, this is informed by the relevant planning policies including Site Specific Policy HOR6, which states:

This area will be protected for its landscape and nature conservation value. It is also recognized that the access here is a major constraint.

All forms of new built development will be firmly resisted, as will the stationing of vehicles, caravans and boats. This includes sheds and similar structures; such engineering works as raised ground levels, road building, creation of moorings, cuts, paved tracks, hard-standings or quay headings. (In this context the stationing of boats excludes short-term halts of waterborne craft in the course of navigation.)

Acceptable uses are likely to be those which are compatible with its semi-natural and undeveloped state, such as intermittent and very low level private leisure use.

The site is also covered by a Tree Preservation Order (reference ba/2009/0104/tpo) and therefore any work to the trees on site requires prior consent from the Broads Authority.

We would suggest that the plot will idealy suit a buyer looking to conserve the area for its landscape and nature conservation value. Planning applications for use as a leisure/mooring plot would be likely to result in refusal and any built development would be firmly resisted.


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From our Stalham office, proceed on the main road towards Wroxham/Hoveton. On reaching the mini roundabout take the sign posted first left towards the village of Horning. Turn right at the sign posted entrance to South Quays Marina and proceed into the right hand side access road known as South Quays Lane, where the plot can be found a short way along on the right hand side.


Horning is a picturesque Broadland village with its own facilities which include a variety of shops, Restaurants/Public Houses, Post Office, First School and a Sailing Club. The village is an deal location for the Fishing/Sailing enthusiast and is only approximately 3 miles from Wroxham, the capital of the Broads and 12 miles from the fine city of Norwich.


Unaccompanied viewing is permitted within reasonable daylight hours. Access onto the plot is difficult due to the natural unspoilt nature of the area. Viewers are asked to take care not to disturb the plant growth and enter at their own risk.




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Local Amenities

  • Horning Community Primary School 0.9 miles
  • St John's Community Primary School and Nursery 1.8 miles
  • Hoveton & Wroxham 2.1 miles
  • Salhouse 3.3 miles

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Sold prices provided by Land Registry
14th Dec 2017 £10,000 First listed

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