Orchids Cottage

Dukes Hill, Woldingham, Surrey, CR3 7HB

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Exciting Development Opportunity for Attractive, circa 1 acre Single Plot, with Planning Consent, Situated in sought after Green Belt location.

Situated in the Green Belt, the site comprises Orchids Cottage, a former gardener's cottage, consisting of a single storey ‘t’shaped structure, with two smaller ancillary buildings. Predominantly level the site sits adjacent to established trees and boundary hedges. At just under an acre, Orchids Cottage is gated and accessed at the end Duke’s Hill road. Orchids Cottage is situated to the north of the surrey village of Woldingham, on the North Downs between Oxted and Warlingham. Despite its rural outlook, the property is located within the M25 and is under 21 miles from Central London. Woldingham village benefits from a convenience store, post office and train station. With further shopping facilities to be found at the towns of Warlingham, Caterham, Oxted and Westerham, including several independent shops and supermarkets. There are several local clubs and societies, including those for music and Drama. As well as for tennis, cricket, cycling and equestrian activities. Furthermore, there is also the North Downs and Woldingham Golf Clubs. Woldingham Train Station is only a short drive (0.8 miles) with direct trains to London Bridge and London Victoria from 32 minutes and 33 minutes, respectively. The M25 can be accessed via Junction 6 at Godstone, providing ease of access to both Gatwick (16 miles) and Heathrow (40 miles). The area is well served by a good selection of local schools including Woodlea Primary School and both Woldingham Girls and Caterham Boys Schools.

The site was granted full planning consent in June 2022 2021/1500. Some conditions have been approved under 2021/1500/Cond1 . However, there are also outstanding conditions 2021/1500/Cond2.

Further Information

As part of the sale the vendors will request restriction on the size and scale of any new dwelling. Further information on request.


All intending purchasers are strongly advised to make their own enquiries with the relevant statutory undertakers to ensure availability and adequacy of any services.


The site is to be sold Freehold with vacant possession on Completion.



Method for Sale

Offers are invited by way of private treaty, (subject to contract). All bids must be submitted in writing to RPC’s Tonbridge Office. [email protected] In submitting a proposal please include the following:

• Offer price

• Details of any assumptions and conditions, including any abnormal costs.

• Due diligence already undertaken, including confirmation of reviewing the website information

• Due diligence required prior to exchange of contracts along with associated timeframe.

• Confirmation of exchange and completion timescales.

• Proposed use of the development scheme.

• Confirmation of purchasing entity, including full contact details.

• Board approval status or required process. confirmation of funds, (including Bank./Loan confirmation if required.)

• Full solicitor’s details

• Previous track record of similar purchases.

• Details of any overage which may be paid in light of improved planning consents

The Vendor reserves the right not to accept the highest nor any bid made for the site. As a regulated industry under anti-money laundering regulations RPC Land & New Homes will need to verify the identity of the purchasers and this will be completed before Heads of Terms are issued.


We have agreed with the Vendor that the Purchaser will be responsible for RPC Land & New Homes fees at 1.75% of the purchase price plus V.A.T at the prevailing rate, this should be taken into consideration when making offers.


Strictly by appointment with RPC Land & New Homes, Tonbridge office 01732 363633

RPC Land & New Homes for themselves and for the vendors of this property for whom they act, give notice that: These particulars are prepared only for the guidance of prospective purchasers. They are intended to give a fair overall description of the property but do not constitute the whole or any part of an offer or contract. RPC Land & New Homes undertake to comply with the terms of the Property Misdescriptions Act 1991 but prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the contents of these particulars, and RPC Land & New Homes will not be liable in negligence for any loss arising from the use of these particulars. Any information contained herein (whether in the text, plans or photographs) is given in good faith but RPC Land & New Homes cannot guarantee the accuracy of any description, dimensions, references to condition, necessary permissions for use and occupation or any other details contained therein, nor should any information contained herein be relied upon as a statement or representation of fact. Prospective purchasers or tenants must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of all information contained in these particulars. Prices and rents quoted in these particulars may be subject to VAT in addition. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition or otherwise, and reference to any plant, machinery, equipment, services, fixtures or fittings at the property shall not constitute a representation as to its state or condition or that it is capable of fulfilling its intended function. Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves as to the fitness of such items for their requirements. The photographs appearing in this brochure show only certain parts and aspects of the property. Certain aspects of the property may have changed since the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. It should not be assumed that everything shown in the photographs is included in the sale of the property. Furthermore no assumptions should be made in respect of parts of the property which are not shown in the photographs. Any reference in these particulars to the fact that alterations have been carried out or that a particular use is made of any part of the property is not intended to be a statement that any necessary planning, building regulations or other consents have been obtained and these matters must be verified by any intending purchaser. No employee of RPC Land & New Homes has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property.