As well as the location and chances of obtaining planning permission, consider the value of the land (or rather its value to you) and how you can get services and vehicles to it.
Poor access will make the project harder and more expensive, and could even stop it getting off the ground. AS WELL as a plot, a good architect is essential. Not only will they translate your vision into reality, they can also enhance it with ideas of their own, coming up with things you hadn’t thought of and solving problems.
A good architect will also help you obtain planning permission, can manage the build and the pre-build process, and can source and manage the various profes-