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14.80 to 56.20 Ac(5.99 to 22.74 Ha)
Guide price £100,000 -​ £1,100,000

Eagle Hall WoodsPateley Bridge, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3 5HW

  • Available in lots

Key features

  • Outstanding Paragraph 55 Development opportunity
  • Planning permission for a unique 4,910 sqft home of significant architectural merit
  • Private woodland estate setting
  • Two lakes, ponds and ornate cascades
  • Specimen and ornamental trees
  • Lot 1 – Development, amenity and commercial woodland in all about 36.8 acres
  • Lot 2 – About 19.4 acres of meadow and pasture land

Unique development opportunity within a private woodland Estate

About this property

  • 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.


    Planning
    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
    purchaser.


    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.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

Additional information

  • Directions: Proceed west on the B6265 out of Pateley Bridge. Go past the left turn to Bewerley and you will find the entrance to the property on the right hand side adjacent to the Lodge House and Stone Pillars. The private driveway leads through the wooded valley past the lower pond before bearing right just before the upper pond. Turn left to the head of the pond where you will see the partly cleared site for the house. If you turn right the driveway continues up towards Eagle Hall from where you can also join the main road.
  • EPC Exempt