Login | Register

Appeal: Occupancy condition lifted on ‘out of reach’ property

For Sale / iStock: 1132773333

An inspector has removed a condition limiting the occupancy of a barn conversion near Winchester, ruling that its valuation put it ‘out of reach of the vast majority of rural workers’.

In May 2017, an offer of £900,000 was made – and subsequently increased to £950,000 – which Taylor noted was closer to the asking price. However, this potential purchaser could not comply with the condition. She considered it reasonable for the appellant to take this into account when considering offers on the house.

Although evidence as to how the valuation had been reached “could h.....Sign Up or Login to read full article

THE PLANNER is the Official

Not a member?
60 day free trial of our premium content when you Register Now

RTPI Member Login

Go back to The Planner Home Page



  • Titled 'The future of planning: What's next?', this year's Planning Convention asked big questions about the direction in which the profession is headed and the role it can play in shaping our collective futures. The Planner's editorial team took note

    Images from the convention
  • Discussion of the housing crisis – and what planners can do to fix it – again permeated the annual convention. The Planner sat in on panels focusing on specialist housing and the role of local authorities, as well as an address from the housing minister, writes Matt Moody

    Illustration: Housing construction
  • ”What we do with our cities will either make or break our species,” suggested New York architect Vishaan Chakrabarti in considering how to create future successful cities. Martin Read reports

    A modern city scene