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A nine-acre site in the heart of the Vale of Glamorgan offers opportunities to develop a new outdoor activity centre.

The land off Sunnycroft Lane, Dinas Powys, is on the market with Bruton Knowles.

Stuart Randall from the firm’s Cardiff office said: “This is rare opportunity to secure land in the heart of one of the wealthiest areas in Wales.”

The site adjoins a newly proposed Barratt Homes development on the edge of Dinas Powys.

“The land would be suitable for a variety of potential uses such as equestrian, camping or smallholding subject to planning. It could also be used as a fitness assault courses, quad bikes or paintballing.

“Also, due to its location it may offer prospective purchasers a longer-term strategic opportunity, again subject to necessary planning consents.”

Stuart said the site might also appeal to Londoners and business people looking for a ‘get-away from it all’ countryside location.

“Dinas Powys has a population of nearly 9,000 but still offers a genuine village experience. The fifth largest settlement in the Vale of Glamorgan has a post office, shops, a bank, public houses and restaurants.

“In addition, there are great transport links to surrounding areas including Cardiff and J33 of the M4 and railway stations at Eastbrook and Dinas Powys with regular services to Cardiff Central which is just 15 minutes away on a good day.”

The village includes excellent schools including Dinas Powys Infants, Murch Junior School and St Andrews Major Church.

“The site has an interesting history – there is a former quarry and a demolished piggery in the north western corner.”

The land is located at the southern end of Sunnycroft Lane and is accessed off a bridleway that abuts the western boundary. The western part of the site is densely tree-lined with the eastern part open and covered with undergrowth.

It is identified in the Vale of Glamorgan Local Development Plan as a Site of Importance for Nature Conservation. It is also a former quarry with mineral rights.

Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries of the local planning department.
Unconditional or conditional offers to Bruton Knowles’ Cardiff office.

Stuart Randall concluded: “It’s true to say Sunnycroft Lane is one of the most unusual sites we have been asked to sell. But it’s unusual to see useful parcels of land like this coming on to the market in the Vale.”

For help with all your property matters contact Stuart Randall on 02920 028800 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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