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Detached house for sale

Elmhirst Road, Horncastle, LN9


Property Description

Key features

  • Investment Opportunity
  • Small Holding Circa 5 acres
  • 4.5 Acres Grassland
  • 2 Residential Dwellings
  • Extensive Range of Outbuildings
  • Future Residential Development Potential

Full description

A unique investment opportunity to acquire a small holding of about 5 acres in all comprising 2 residential properties, extensive range of outbuildings and over 4.5 acres of grassland considered to possess future residential potential as whole or in part.

Location - The property lies on the west side of the town of Horncastle and is approached from off the main A158 trunk road from the city of Lincoln to the coastal town of Skegness, each approx. 20 miles away.

Directions - When arriving from the west proceed past Crowders nursery on the right and take the first left along Accommodation Road. At the end of the road turn left again and the two properties including in the sale are the penultimate ones on the left hand side of Elmhirst Road,

Planning - Informal enquiries of the local planning department indicate that the land lies outside the present development area of Horncastle, although all future development plans are under review. Prospective purchasers are encouraged to make their own enquiries as to possible development of part, off Elmhirst Road or any variation thereof. For example infilling development within the frontage garden area.

Clawback - The property will be sold subject to a clawback clause, which will be triggered by the grant of planning permission. The percentage of uplift in value (from the purchase price) and the length of the clawback clause will be in the amounts of 50% and 30 years, respectively.

Property One -

37 Elmhirst Road - A dormer bungalow constructed in tyrolean rendered blockwork under a concrete interlocking tiled roof. The dwelling of unusual design, in the colonial style. The extensive ground floor accommodation includes

Two Conservatories - 19' x 9'3 & 14'3 x 9'6" () -

Lounge - 32' x 9'6" (9.75m x 2.90m) - This spacious lounge with dummy fireplace and built in aquarium

Dining Room - 16'9" x 14' (5.11m x 4.27m) -

Inner Hallway - Extensive areas withing the hallway providing access to stairs to the first floor hobby room

Kitchen - 19'6" x 13'3" (5.94m x 4.04m) - With suite of built in units, breakfast island

Main Bedroom - 16'9" x 13'9" (5.11m x 4.19m) - With walk in wardrobe

En Suite Shower Room - With shower cubicle, hand basin and WC

Family Bathroom - 9' x 9'6" (2.74m x 2.90m) - With cream suite of bath, hand basin and WC

Bedroom 2 - 12'6" x 10'5" (3.81m x 3.18m) -

Bedroom 3 - 13'6" x 16' (4.11m x 4.88m) -

Property Two -

37A Elmhirst Road - Detached former farm cottage immediately adjoins the north side of No. 37 and is constructed in tyrolean rendered brick with concrete interlocking tiled roof. The accommodation includes:-

Porch - Front entrance porch leading to

Kitchen - 14'6" x 7'6" (4.42m x 2.29m) - With range of units

Shower Room - With shower cubicle, hand basin and WC

Sitting Room - 12' x 11'3" (3.66m x 3.43m) -

Lounge/Diner - 21'9" x 12'9" max (6.63m x 3.89m max) -

First Floor -

Bedroom 1 - 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m) -

Bedroom 2 - 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m) -

Bedroom 3 - 10' x 7'6" max (3.05m x 2.29m max) -

Bathroom - With suite of bath, hand basin and WC

Outside - Extensive range of outbuildings comprising: former brick and tiled Dairy and Cow Stable, extensive range of timber and corrugated iron Buildings (overall approx. 30' x 60') including Workshops, Potting Sheds, Garden Stores, former Livestock Buildings, Garaging and General Storage, Pole Barn

The land is situated to the south of the two residences and is in permanent grass believed to include an overall area of 4.663 acres or thereabouts. The land falls within a ring fence and includes an avenue of specimen trees, enjoys a second gated access to Elmhirst Road. The land is presently in grass but in the past has been under arable cultivation, having a principal sandy to medium soil ideal for a variety of vegetable crops

The principal garden area to the two residences lies to the east of the properties and includes an extensive road frontage to Elmhirst Road which has an overall frontage of approx. 190'. The overall site area is shown on the plan as attached.

Tenure & Possession - The property is freehold
Vacant Possession will be given on completion of the purchase

Services - The owner/occupier informed us that any services; or appliances (including central heating if fitted) referred to in this brochure operates satisfactorily, but they have not been checked. If a property is unoccupied at any time there may be reconnection charges for any switched off/disconnected or drained services or appliance.

Mains water, electricity and gas with central heating is laid on to the two properties.
Domestic drainage is to a shared septic tank

Outgoings - The property falls into Council Tax Band A payable to East Lindsey District Council, Tedder Hall, Manby, Louth, Lincs. LN11 8UP (Tel: 01507 601111)

Brochure Details - This brochure including photography was prepared by Perkins, George Mawer & Co. In accordance with the sellers instructions of September 2015

Viewing - Strictly through the Selling Agents at their Market Rasen office. Tel: 01673 843011

Opening Hours - Monday to Friday : 9 am to 5.30 pm - Saturday 9 am to 12.00 pm

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Added on Rightmove:
17 September 2015

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