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Lot 2 – Low Windhill Farm, Cowling

£65,000

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LOT 2 (coloured orange on plan)

Additional land of up to approx. 10.37 acres (4.20 ha) of good pasture and meadowland is available coloured orange on the plan.  The land is also available as a separate lot with access from the existing farm track.

GUIDE PRICE:   £65,000

Further Lots available – see details below

LOT 1 (coloured red on plan)

Lower Windhill Farm,

 Cowling BD22 0LJ

 Guide Price:  £330,000

  •  Outstanding development opportunity
  • Charming character property
  • Idyllic peaceful setting
  • Traditional Grade II Listed Farmhouse
  • Adjoining barn with full planning approval
  • In need of sympathetic restoration
  • Set within approx. 6.32 acres (2.56 ha)
  • Up to approx. 10.37 acres (4.20 ha) of further land available

The approved Architect’s plans provide the following:

House:   GIA 189m² (2033ft²)

Entrance Hall · Sitting Room · Dining Kitchen ·   Utility · Cloakroom/WC · Landing · Bedroom 1 with En-suite Bathroom · Bedroom 2 · Bedroom 3 · Bedroom 4 · House Bathroom

Barn:   GIA 160m² (1722ft²)

Entrance Hall · Sitting Room · Kitchen · Utility · Cloakroom/WC · Landing · Bedroom 1 · En-suite Shower Room · Bedroom 2 · Bedroom 3 · House Bathroom

Description

If you have been waiting for that idyllic opportunity in the countryside then here it is.  Lower Windhill farmhouse was last occupied over 45 years’ ago but what a breathtaking location.  With full planning  approval, the Grade II Listed farmhouse will provide 4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility and spacious Entrance.

That is not all, the adjoining barn has full approval for conversion to a three bedroomed property with  double garaging which would provide additional family accommodation or a totally separate  dwelling.

Land extending to approximately 6.32 acres with additional land if required, really does complete the package, all in a countryside location and with views difficult to beat.

Nestling in a peaceful setting away from it all yet only 2 miles from Cowling village, providing all  usual amenities including shops, restaurants,  primary schooling and public house.  Trains to Leeds, Bradford and London Kings Cross are available from both Cononley and Steeton, approximately 6 miles.  The M65 at Colne is readily accessible and only 5 miles away means Manchester is within daily commuting distance.

Planning

Full planning and Listed Building Consent was granted by Craven District Council Decision No 2018/1902/FUL and 2018/19803/LBC both dated 9 January 2019.

Tenure

We understand the property is held freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

Services

The farmhouse and barn are connected to mains electricity and spring water supply.  Drainage will be to a septic tank to be installed by the Purchaser.

Service provision will be required as part of the development and Purchasers are advised to make their usual enquiries.

Services have not been tested and prospective Purchasers must make their own enquiries of the relevant service providers as part of the development.

Council Tax

Internet enquiries reveal no listing.  The property will be re-listed when converted.

EPC

The property does not currently require an Energy Performance Certificate, an Exemption Certificate is available.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further information including planning  documentation and plans are available on WBW Surveyors website (www.wbwsurveyors.co.uk) or Craven District Council (www.cravendc.gov.uk/planning).

  • Planning Decision Notice
  • Listed Building Consent
  • Proposed Plans
  • Access track design
  • Access track planning approved

LOT 3 (coloured blue on plan)

High Stubbing,

Cowling BD22 0LJ

Guide Price:  £250,000

  • Superb restoration project
  • Delightful position
  • Stunning long distance views
  • Derelict farmhouse and attached barn
  • Planning approval for house and holiday let
  • Set within approx. 8.42 acres (3.41 ha)
  • Further land available up to 16.72 acres (6.77 ha)
  • Further land available up to 16.80 acres

The approved Architect’s plans provide the following:

Barn Conversion:   GIA 144m² (1549ft²)

Entrance Porch · Sitting Room · Living Room · Kitchen · Utility · Cloakroom · Boot Room · Landing · Bedroom 1 with en-suite Bathroom · Bedroom 2 · Bedroom 3 · Bedroom 4 · Family Bathroom

Holiday Cottage:   GIA 67m² (721ft²)

Sitting Room · Kitchen · Cloakroom · Utility Room · Landing · Bedroom 1 · Bedroom 2 · Bathroom

DESCRIPTION

A traditional detached stone built derelict farmhouse and attached character barn with full planning approval to create a superb house with holiday let.

Situated in a pleasant countryside location enjoying spectacular long distance views over open countryside from all sides.  This provides a truly rare opportunity to enjoy country living with the added benefit of a holiday let to provide income, all from your own home.

The property has been in the same family for generations and now requires total conversion and renovation but provides an unrivalled opportunity to create something special.  Situated on the    Pennine Way there is a chance to create a super property and holiday business all in the open countryside.

Outstanding long distance views towards the village of Cowling approximately 2 miles away offering the usual facilities including shops, primary schooling and public house.  Trains to Bradford, Leeds and London Kings Cross are available from both Cononley and Steeton station (approximately 6 miles). The M65 is approximately 5 miles away at Colne offering daily commuting to Manchester and Lancashire conurbations.

PLANNING

Full planning approval was granted by Craven District Council – Decision No 2019/20128/FUL dated 8 April 2019 for conversion of traditional stone barn to dwelling together with provision of holiday let.

SERVICES

Service provision will be required as part of the conversion and Purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries.

 

COUNCIL TAX

Internet enquiries reveal no listing as the house is derelict.  The property will be reappraised when converted.

EPC

The property does not currently require an EPC.  An Exemption Certificate is available.

LOT 4 (coloured green on plan)

Additional land up to 16.72 acres (6.77 hectares) is available coloured green on the plan.  The land is also available as a separate lot and enjoys good road frontage to Long Lane comprising three fields of sound meadow and pasture land.

GUIDE PRICE:  £95,000

TENURE

We understand the property is held freehold with vacant possession available upon completion.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY

The property is sold subject to all rights of way and easements, both public and private, which may affect or benefit the property.

There are a number of footpaths crossing the farms, including the Pennine Way.

ACCESS

Planning approval has been granted for a new access to Lower Windhill and High Stubbings as shown on the plan  The existing access will remain in place for agricultural purposes only.  The new and existing tracks will be subject to shared maintenance agreements and rights of way.   Planning approvals and detailed design are available on the WBW website.

AGENT’S NOTE:

A new access track is required to access Lots 1 & 3 as shown on the accompanying plan and the costs of this will be negotiated with the prospective purchasers during the sales period.  Once agreed it is proposed that the works are completed with 3 months following exchange of contracts. Please contact the agents for further information.

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME

The total land area is registered as Severely Disadvantaged under the Basic Payment Scheme and received a payment of circa £3,800 in 2018.  The entitlements are not included in the sale but are available by separate negotiation if required.

METHOD OF SALE

The property is offered for sale by private treaty although the Vendors reserve the right to  proceed to best and final offers if appropriate.

The property is offered in lots to suit potential purchasers.  However, the Vendors are will to consider alternative lotting if more suitable.

GUIDE PRICES

LOT 1: £330,000

LOT 2: £  65,000

LOT 3: £250,000

LOT 4: £  95,000

VIEWING

The property may be viewed by strict prior appointment with the Agents.  Contact David Claxton or Jeff Crabtree on 01756 692900

Jeff.crabtree@wbwsurveyors.co.uk

David.claxton@wbwsurveyors.co.uk.

Appropriate care must be taken when viewing the property which is carried out entirely at your own risk.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Further information including planning documentation and plans are available at WBW Surveyors, ‘On the Market’ property portal or Craven District Council (www.cravendc.gov.uk/planning).

  • Planning Decision Notice
  • Proposed Plans
  • Site Plan
  • Access Design
  • Planning Approval for new Access

GENERAL

Photographs are for general information only.  All measurements are approximate and are provided for guidance only.

DIRECTIONS

From Cross Hills pass through Glusburn, after the Dog & Gun public house turn right onto Carr Head Lane, proceed along Carr Head Lane/Long Lane for approximately 2 miles and the access lane will be seen on the left where a ‘For Sale’ board is erected.

Details Prepared:  July 2019


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