Unique development opportunity within a private woodland Estate
An incredibly rare opportunity to purchase a Paragraph 55 Development project lying within a Victorian designed woodland pleasure ground including a wide variety of ornamental tree species, ponds and cascades. This unique planning permission allows a buyer to create a truly outstanding home of about 4,910 sqft with innovative design and significant architectural merit offering enormous scope to create a lifestyle property combining practical living space with cutting edge modern design. The Estate which extends in all to around 56 acres is offered for sale as a whole or in two lots offering flexibility for purchasers.
The sale offers an extremely rare opportunity to acquire a private wooded Estate with historic features and permission to build an outstanding modern and sustainable dwelling. The site should appeal to those with nature and wildlife interests as well as purchasers with sporting interests. Lot 2 which comprises meadow and pasture offers opportunities for those with livestock or equestrian interests to acquire an additional 19 acres of land.
Sadler Brown Architecture in conjunction with the vendor designed a modern 4,910 sqft house to a truly outstanding and innovative design to provide five bedroom contemporary living. Accommodation is arranged over two floors with large balconies overlooking a new small lake. The design includes a green roof together with stone and zinc cladding.
Harrogate Borough Council granted planning consent on 8th July 2016 for erection of one dwelling together with associated access, formation of lake installation of a package treatment plant, and tree works subject to a Section 106 Agreement. Full details are available on the council planning portal reference number 15/03345/FUL. The Section 106 Agreement was made on the 27th June 2016 and includes provision for carrying out restoration and or repair works to features within the woodland area. A letter of confirmation was received from the council on 16th April 2019 confirming some material operation has begun and that condition has been complied with. A Landscape and Visual Appraisal was prepared by the Landscape Agency in support of the planning application together with the Heritage Impact Assessment prepared by FAS Heritage both of which will be made available to a
Tenure and Lotting:
Lot 1 approximately 36.8 acres - £1,000,000.
Lot 2 Approximately 19.4 acres - £100,000.
The property is offered for sale freehold subject to a sporting licence which commenced in February 2019 but with potential to exercise a break clause to take the sporting rights back in hand after 3 years. The stalking and fishing rights were not included within the sporting licence.
Lot 2 will be sold subject to a short term Grazing Licence.
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