Kirkby Lonsdale Road

Over Kellet, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA6 1DA

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£3,500,000


0 Bedrooms 0 Bathrooms
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Exciting residential development opportunity! Available in 2 lots or as a whole, located within and adjacent to the North Lancashire village of Over Kellet near Carnforth. The sites are ideally situated for commuting via major road networks, being 1 mile from the M6 Junction 35 and Carnforth railway station. Also excellently positioned for access to the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park.

Over Kellet itself benefits from the usual services of a shop, public house, church and primary school. The village is in the catchment area for all the schools in Lancaster, including both the Grammar Schools, which can be accessed via public transport links. There is also a school bus service to Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale. Secondary education is also located within Carnforth, with the school being located just over the bridge of the M6 motorway at Junction 35. The proximity of the sites to the Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District National Park are a further attraction to these developments.

LOT 1—Old Hall Farm Farmyard (as edged 'red)
The Grade II Listed farmhouse is of stone construction set beneath a slate roof and is provided with mains water, electricity, connection to mains sewer and oil fired central heating. There is an attached barn of stone construction with planning permission for conversion to residential use. A right of access along the front of the house and barn will be reserved to Lot 2 to provide a required footpath. Two further listed stone barns enjoy permission for conversion to three other dwellings, details of which can be found on the Lancaster City council planning website. All three barns enjoy ‘Listed Building Consent’ under
reference number: 18/00088/L.B.
To the rear of the farmhouse and buildings npermission has been granted, following the demolition of the existing modern farm buildings, for four detached residential units to be built. Attention is drawn to the site plan.

Planning
Full planning permission together with Listed Building consent was granted by Lancaster City Council on 13th April 2018 for the conversion of the existing traditional stone buildings on the site, to residential use, together with consent for four new build properties on the site occupied by existing, more modern, agricultural buildings. The site planning reference is 18/00087/FUL.
Would interested parties please note that there is a variation on Plot 1 as shown on the site plan, whereby the consent document refers to four bedrooms and the approved plan shows only three. Any successful purchaser should make their own enquiries to Lancaster City Council on this issue.

Highways
Access to this part of the development will be via the existing access from Kirkby Lonsdale Road through to the farm yard. Attention is drawn to the advice on the planning permission relating to the requirement to enter into a legal agreement with the County Council Highways Authority.

LOT 2—Greenfield Site Extending to 3.65 ha (9.105 ac) OTA (as edged ‘blue’)
Lot 2 is available with outline planning permission for up to 55 dwellings with associated infrastructure. The provision of services will be facilitated by a right of way as shown on the site plan running to the west of lot 1.
As a special note would potential purchasers be aware that the Vendors own the property shown as Green Close on the plan and should it prove necessary to provide a wider access for the provision of services to lot 2, land can be made available by negotiation for this to be undertaken.

Planning
The site enjoys the benefit of Outline planning permission for the erection of up to 55 residential dwellings. The site planning reference at Lancaster City Council is: 17/01050/OUT. This consent is granted subject to a Section 106 Agreement, details of which are listed further.

Section 106 Agreement – Obligations

Affordable Housing
The developer will be obliged to provide a scheme which provides for 40% Affordable Housing units, of which 50% will be provided as intermediate affordable housing and 50% as social rented housing.

Education Contribution
The developer will be required to make a contribution towards education needs which will be assessed at the point of the valid ‘reserved matters’ application which details the number of units and associated bedrooms in line with the Lancashire County Council infrastructure and planning mix to education methodology May 2016 (November 2017 Revision).

Highways
Access to the site will be taken from the Capernwray Road as will be noted from the Site Plan. A visibility splay is to be built via the setting back of the existing hedgerow with visibility splays of 2.4m x 40m in each direction. Various other methods of calming traffic flow are to be incorporated within the construction of the scheme, full details of which can be seen within the consent document.

Open Space Provision
Attention is drawn to the Section 106 Agreement where open space provision is required, or a financial contribution made which will be assessed at Reserved Matters stage. There is also provision for landscaping to be undertaken and the provision of a site management company. The agreement also incorporates the requirement for the provision of sports facilities dependant on local need.

Full details of the Section 106 agreement are available on request or from the Lancaster City Council website.

Technical Information
The planning documents can be received from either Armitstead Barnett‘s Cumbria office or ID Partnership Northern, St Jude’s, Barker Street, Shieldfield, Newcastle-upon-Tyne NE2 1AS.
Telephone: 0191 261 4442
Documents can also be viewed by visiting Lancaster City Council website with reference 17/01050/OUT.

Rights of Way & Easements
Reciprocal rights will be reserved over each lot, the detail of such to be discussed.

Method of Sale
Offers are invited for the Freehold interest in both lots, either as individual lots or as a whole, by way of Informal Tender with a tender date of Wednesday 11th July 2018 @ 12 noon. An Informal Tender Form and Schedule of Completion in terms of assumptions are available.
Interested parties should complete and submit the separate Informal Tender form and Assumptions form before 12 noon on Wednesday 11th July 2018. Please bear in mind the following when preparing the Tender form:

Offers
We are instructed by the Vendors to look for a straight sale with the incorporation of an overage of 30% for any variation to the planning consent on lot 2, whereby the number of units are increased or the number of affordable units reduced.
We will not consider any offers subject to reserved matters or any offers of payments in tranches.

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