Church Lane, North Thoresby, GRIMSBY, Lincolnshire, DN36 5QG £150,000

A unique development opportunity in a popular Lincolnshire village to acquire a building plot of approximately 0.35 acres (STS) benefitting from outline Planning Permission for the erection of a detached house and garage. Located in a quaint village setting down a quiet road with open field outlooks to front and rear with a tranquil beck to the rear boundary.

Situation North Thoresby is a sought-after village with a strong community spirit and is positioned around 8 miles equidistant from Grimsby and the market town of Louth. There is a post office/shop, convenience store, surgery, hairdresser and pharmacy together with primary school, Little Ducklings preschool, Church of St. Helens, village hall, football, cricket and bowls facilities. The village has two public houses - each with restaurant. A bus service runs between Louth and Grimsby and the National Express bus service also runs through the village.

Directions From Louth take the A16 North towards Grimsby and follow the road past Fotherby, through Utterby and onwards to North Thoresby. When approaching the village, ignore the first right turning and then take the right turn immediately before The Halfway House Bar and Grill. Follow the road into the village and at the square, bear left along Church Lane. Follow the lane out into the open countryside and the plot will be found on the left.

Description This spacious plot now has the benefit of outline planning permission for a detached house and garage. An open triangular shaped plot maintaining an excellent array of mature trees to the rear boundary which drops down to a beck. The plot benefits superb open views to front and rear with the rear aspect being south facing.

Full planning details for the plot (Ref; N/133/02335/18) can be reviewed online which was allowed under appeal. The relevant plans can be found on the East Lindsey Council's website: and are available from the selling agent on request by e-mail. Approval of one of the reserved matters was given in September 2020 (ref; N/133/01140/20). The outline planning allows the purchaser to finalise the remaining reserved matters of the development including landscaping, scale, design and specification of the home to their taste. The proposed layout and retained woodland is shown on the below plans.

Services The purchaser is to satisfy themselves as to the exact position and accessibility of nearby mains services and will be required to make their own connections. It is believed mains water and electricity are located nearby.

Access and maintenance The site is accessed from the village via Church Lane. The road then falls into private ownership. The vendor will retain the ownership of the road, giving the purchaser the right of way for access to the site. With the site boundary shown by the red line on the attached plan.

Wayleaves, Easements, Covenants, Conditions and Rights of Way

The plot is sold subject to and with benefit of all existing wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether mentioned in these particulars or not. The plot benefits from right of way granted over the private lane for access.

Viewings Viewing during daylight hours by prior appointment is permitted unaccompanied. Please contact our office for further details.

VAT It is not anticipated that VAT will be charged, however should any sale of any part of the land or any rights attached to it become chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax will be payable by the buyer(s) in addition to the contract price.

Tenure The site is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

General Information The particulars of this property are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers. No responsibility is to be assumed for individual items. Plans/maps and highlighted images are not to specific scale, are based on information supplied and subject to verification by a solicitor at sales stage against the sale contract plans. Site dimensions have been measured to apparent boundaries on site and should be verified against the contract plans when these have been completed. Applicants should satisfy themselves as to the precise position and accessibility of services and take note of the requirements within the planning permission.


  • Plot with outline planning for detached house and garage
  • around 0.35 acres (subject to survey)
  • Semi rural setting
  • Popular village location between Grimsby and Louth
  • A unique development opportunity in a prime location