West Auckland Road, Shildon

£595,000

Guide price

Development Opportunity. Brenig Rhys is an exciting residential development opportunity to purchase an existing property offering a greenfield site with outline planning permission to develop into four residential dwellings and to acquire the existing modern four bedroom house with extensive gardens, yard area with stable block and horse arena. The proposed dwellings will be detached and with four bedrooms sitting within extensive gardens. Offers are invited for the property as a whole.

Situation

Bishop Auckland 2 miles, Barnard Castle 13 miles, Darlington 11 miles, Durham 15 miles, Hexham 36 miles, Newcastle 38 miles, Middlesbrough 30 miles. Please note all distances are approximate. Shildon is situated to the East of Bishop Auckland in County Durham with strong road links to the A1 (North and South), A68 and A167.

Amenities

Shildon is a lively town offering localised retail outlets, primary school and community college establishments, surgery, leisure centre and the National Railway Museum incorporated within the Timothy Hackworth Museum. A range of independent and national retailers can be found at Bishop Auckland and Tindale Crescent Retail Park, with others available in Darlington and Barnard Castle. There are a number of primary and secondary schools in the local area which can be found locally and further afield in Bishop Auckland, Barnard Castle. Main line train stations can be found at Darlington and Durham, with International Airports at Teesside, Newcastle and Leeds Bradford. The A68 and A1 (M) are easily accessible bringing many areas within commuting distance.

Description

Brenig Rhys is an exciting residential development opportunity to purchase a greenfield site with outline planning permission to develop into four residential dwellings and to acquire the existing modern four bedroom house with extensive gardens, yard area with stable block and horse arena. The proposed dwellings will be detached and with four bedrooms sitting within extensive gardens.

Planning

Durham County Council have approved planning for 4 No. Dwellings (Outline - All Matters Reserved). The application was granted on the 27th August 2019. The planning reference is DM/19/01550/OUT. Full details are available on the Durham County Council website.

Existing Property

The property has, to date, comprised a small equestrian facility with modern house, stabling, horse walker, exercise arena and paddock to the rear. The house provides well specified accommodation with annexed office facilities currently accommodating a thriving business. The ground floor accommodation incorporates a modern living kitchen with two further reception rooms, utility room, wet-room and office. There are four bedrooms and a family bathroom to first floor level.

Externally, the property benefits from extensive range of horse stables, yard area and horse arena. There is off road parking and access to the paddock to the rear and over which the planning consent lies.

Development Proposal

The proposed development site covers approximately 0.405 hectares (1acre) not including the shared access drive and would house the four new homes. The proposed dwellings would consist of two types, one a mirror image of the other.

The ground floor would cover approximately 132 sq/m for the main living area, 12 sq/m for the utility and 36 sq/m for the double garage and a further 6 sq/m for the front entrance porch, giving a ground floor footprint of 186 sq/m.

The first floor would total 132 sq/m. Due to the shape of the land, access roads and parking facilities the plot sizes will differ for the 4 homes.

The proposed accommodation will comprise:

Ground Floor: entrance porch, hallway with stairs to the first floor, two reception rooms, kitchen dining area. To the rear of the kitchen is the utility and downstairs WC with access to the double garage.

First Floor: open aspect landing with access to the four bedrooms, two of which are en-suite: further family bathroom.

Externally: Front and rear gardens, Double garage.

The first floor landing also gives access to the four bedrooms. The two at the rear are large doubles sitting either side of the family bathroom whilst the two at the front, although similar in size, have the benefit of en-suite facilities.

Method of Sale

The property is sold as a whole by Private Treaty.

Tenure

The Property is sold Freehold and with Vacant Possession on completion.

Services

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. Foul drainage discharges to a septic tank. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries to service the site prior to making a formal commitment to purchase.

Easements and Wayleaves

Brenig Rhys is sold subject to and with the benefits of all existing rights including rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements quasi easements and all wayleaves and covenants whether disclosed or not.

Areas, Measurements and Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Local Authority

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 260000.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment only via GSC Grays

Tel: 01833 637000.

Particulars

Particulars written October 2019.

Photographs taken October 2019.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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