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North Avenue, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Sold STC £1,500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Development Opportunity
  • Site Area, approx 1.5 acres
  • Highly Desirable Location
  • Developable Area, approx 0.8 acres
  • Commanding Position
  • Planning Permission Granted
  • Close to Amenities
  • Fourteen Spacious Apartments
  • Views Towards The Peak District
  • Two or Three-Bedroomed Design

Full description

A STUNNING AND RARE RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY, TO CONSTRUCT FOURTEEN SUPERB, SPACIOUS LUXURY APARTMENTS, in a highly desirable residential location commanding views to the north towards the Peak District, yet on the fringe, and within walking distance, of the centre of the sought-after and Historic Market Town of Ashbourne. The site is extremely mature, with tree screening and extends to approximately 1.5 acres, with a developable area of 0.8 acres, with planning permission granted for the erection of a four-storey block of fourteen apartments, plus basement parking, being of either a two or three-bedroomed design. The majority of the apartments will have either patio, balcony or terrace and all of an extremely spacious and high specification.

Planning - Planning permission was granted on appeal, in 2010, by Derbyshire Dales District Council, for the proposed development with the demolition of the existing dwelling and outbuilding, known as The Mount, and redevelopment of fourteen apartments with associated car parking. Appeal Reference APP/P1045/A/10/2129072.

The developable site area is approximately 0.8 acres, providing a mix of two and three-bedroomed apartments ranging in size from 1,227-sq. ft. up to a three-bedroomed penthouse apartment at 1,623-sq. ft.

Illustrations - The Artists Impressions contained in these sales particulars are for illustrative purposes only, and further plans are available from the sole agents, Gadsby Nichols, on request. Reference R12459.

Location - The site is located some 300-metres north of Ashbourne Town Centre and the market Square, and is bounded by Buxton Road to the north-east and North Avenue to the north-west. North Avenue is considered to be one of Ashbournes premier locations, with surrounding high property values, and the new upper level apartments will command far-reaching views to the north towards The Peak District.

The long frontage to North Avenue is behind a high brick wall, with a new access to be created for the development. The site is within walking distance of the market Square, approximately 300-metres, providing Town Centre shops and other facilities. There are also major supermarkets to include Sainsburys, Waitrose, and Marks & Spencers within Ashbourne. There are regular bus services available from Ashbourne to Derby and Uttoxeter, and is approximately thirty minutes drive from Derby's Mainline railway station, which provides rail inks to London with a 90-minute journey time, Bristol and the south-west, the east coast, and Scotland. National and International are links are available from East Midlands International Airport, an approximate 45-minute drive from Ashbourne, and Birmingham International Airport under an hours drive away.

Ashbourne is well served by schools ranging from Infant and Nursery to Primary and Secondary Education, to include the highly regarded Queen Elizabeth Grammar School. Within Ashbourne there are the usual health care facilities to include Doctors Surgeries, Dentists, and the St. Oswalds Hospital.

Therefore, the site is strategically placed for easy access throughout the region and beyond, yet with the advantage of being on the fringe of a sought-after Market Town on the edge of the picturesque Peak District.

Directions - By road, from Derby, the site is best approached by leaving the city on Friar Gate onto Ashbourne Road, at the Markeaton traffic island continue straight across on the A52 towards Ashbourne. On entering Ashbourne, at the bottom of Derby Hill continue slightly right and straight across at the traffic lights into Compton, proceeding over the river bridge and at the next T-junction turn right into St. Johns Street and follow the road round to the left passing Market Square, before proceeding up Buxton Hill. At the top of Buxton Hill turn left at the Bowling Green Public House and Restaurant into North Avenue to find the site on the left-hand side.

Viewings - Strictly by prior appointment with the Sole Agents, Gadsby Nichols, on 01332 296396. REF: R12459

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19 July 2016

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