6 bedroom country house for sale

Chickenley Heath Farm, Wakefield Road, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

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A SUBSTANTIAL AND VERSATILE FORMER FARMSTEAD AFFORDING COMPREHENSIVE AND FLEXIBLE ACCOMMODATION TOGETHER WITH VALUABLE PURPOSE BUILT WORKSHOPS TO THE REAR - AN IDEAL COMBINED HOME AND BUSINESS FACILITY EXTENDING TO AROUND 5,900 SQ.FT.
IN ADDITION THERE IS RE-DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL - WE ARE ADVISED, THAT THERE IS AN ONGOING PLANNING CONSENT TO CONVERT THE HOUSE TO CREATE 6 COTTAGES AND FOR A FURTHER 5 NEW BUILD TOWNHOUSES AND 2 BUNGALOWS.

Accessed via double automatic security gates and standing alone within surrounding grounds extending to 1.35 ACRES or thereabouts, the huge house as existing, retains areas of great character offering up to 6 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, and could be readily divided for multi-generational living, 2 or more families living side by side, or for a variety of residential/business purposes subject to planning, with integral access into the workshops.
Positioned just over 1 mile from junction 40 M1 motorway on the A638, this is a fantastic business location within swift reach of main communication networks, Wakefield, Leeds and West Riding townships.


Property ref: 121_1527_2585352

Potential Business Use 
It is envisaged that the property may prove suitable for a whole range of businesses, subject to local authority planning consent, just some including retirement village, nursing home, childcare nursery, garden/plant nursery, or where an abundance of secure storage and ample parking/turning for larger vehicles is required.

Planning Permissions 
Wakefield District Council, under planning number 09/00828/OTHFPD. We understand have approved the conversion of the existing building and some of the current parking area into 6 cottages in addition to 5 new build town houses and 2 bungalows, whilst the original planning permission has expired, we are advised that a 'meaningful start' has commenced, thus maintaining the permission current. Interested parties should check this to their own satisfaction via the local authority.

Current House 
The farmhouse, including workshops extends to around 5,900 sq. ft. and benefits from three staircases lending itself to two or more families living together but independently, after appropriate alterations. With retained period features, of particular note is the grand staircase rising to a most impressive galleried landing/recreation room having full height ceiling hosting a whole array of exposed beams and timbers, and private master bedroom and en-suite with circular spa bath, independent shower, and separate external staircase/entrance. This together with a comfortable lounge, large dining kitchen with fitted units, vast family room having three sets of double doors opening onto the forecourt, and an adjacent kitchenette. There are up to five additional bedrooms, a second bathroom and 2 further w.c's. The valuable purpose built workshops have their own canteen and washroom/w.c.
With open far reaching aspects, secure electrically gated formal entrance and sw...

Land, Stables And Outbuildings 
The attached workshops could be utilised for a number of purposes, subject to planning consent and benefit from a vast entrance with electric roller shutter security door. These are are in addition to a stable block of 3 stables with hay barn and tack room.

AGENTS NOTE
There are a further 8 acres or thereabouts of grazing land in the ownership of the vendors, arranged in 3 principal paddocks and immediately flanking the subject property. Consideration may be given to the sale or rental of this to the incoming owners BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION. The vendors will retain access to the paddocks unless sold.
The purchase or rental would then provide further opportunities for equestrian centre/kennels or similar use.

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04 September 2012

Nearest stations

  • Dewsbury (1.4 mi)
  • Batley (1.6 mi)
  • Ravensthorpe (2.6 mi)
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329 Wakefield Road, Denby Dale, HD8 8RX

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Nearest stations

  • Dewsbury (1.4 mi)
  • Batley (1.6 mi)
  • Ravensthorpe (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Yorkshire's Finest, Denby Dale

329 Wakefield Road, Denby Dale, HD8 8RX

01484 977108 Local call rate

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