Development opportunity to acquire a farmhouse and building conversion into 12 dwellings in a quiet and secluded area with far reaching views across Cheshire.
Mouldsworth 3 mile • Norley 4 miles • Frodsham 4 miles • Kelsall 6 miles • Tarporley 10 miles • Chester 12 miles • Manchester 31 miles (distances approximate)
Birchdale Farm offers a unique development opportunity in a sort-after location. The plot comprises a former farmhouse and a range of brick built buildings, most recently used as a kennels and cattery.
The property was granted planning consent in March 2017 under application number 15/01440/FUL. The consent consists of the partial demolition of existing buildings, and extensions, alterations and other works to form 12 dwellings.
The barns are a mixture of brick built buildings under a mixture of slate and tile roofs. There is one stone built building to the south of the site, whilst the farmhouse is brick built with rendered elevations under a slate roof.
The permission is granted in association with the approved plans but each dwelling briefly comprises an entrance hall, kitchen/dining room and separate living room in some cases. There is a mixture of one and two bed dwellings with family bathrooms and en-suites in the larger units.
The property is located in the idyllic setting of Kingswood, with far reaching view towards Delamere Forest. Kingswood is a well-known area, settled between Newton, Kingsley and Manley. Kingsley offers a wide range of amenities such as local shop, community centre, public house and pharmacy. The local City of Chester provides comprehensive facilities, whilst Cheshire Oaks is only a short distance along with the adjacent retail park. Highly regarded schools can be located within a short distance of the area, including Queens and Kings Schools in Chester, The Grange in Hartford and Tarporley School.
There are excellent communication links, being 4 miles from the M56, providing easy access to Liverpool and Manchester. The A55 expressway serving North Wales is within 20mins drive and the A556 is within 10 mins drive. Frodsham & Delamere train stations link access to Chester and Manchester, whilst Chester Station offers a 2-hour service to London Euston.
In general terms, the locality is outdoor and sporting heaven with many quiet and unspoilt country roads surrounding the property, bordering an extensive bridleway networks and Delamere Forest. Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre is only a short distance whilst other recreational facilities such as Delamere Golf course, Chester Rugby Club and Deeside Hockey Club are only a short distance from the property.
The outdoor area is a mixture of allocated parking spaces and garden areas, with nearly all units benefitting from their own garden. There is a further communal outdoor space with secure cycle shelter.
Mains electricity and water are connected. However, the purchaser should make their own enquires with regards to the availability of such services. The purchaser will also be responsible for installing their own private drainage systems.
Cheshire West and Cheshire CC
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with sole agents Jackson Equestrian on 01948 666695 or 01743709249.
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