Residential Development for sale

Former Eden Grove School, Bolton In Appleby, Cumbria

Guide Price 42,517 sq. ft. | £2,000,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 42,517 sq ft (3,949 sq m)
  • Use class orders: C2 Residential Institutions

Key features

  • Former residential school (61 bedrooms) and children's home on extensive site.
  • Period 19th century former country mansion with recent modern substantial buildings situated within a gated community in a pleasant rural position in the heart of the Eden Valley.
  • Approximately 20.95 acres (8.95ha) site with the benefit of fishing rights to River Eden.
  • Eden District Council granted planning consent in May 2016 under applications 15/0633 & 15/0917 for a new residential scheme incorporating 37 residential units (22 converted units and 15 new build).
  • Range of potential uses including boutique hotel, health care, educational or exclusive residential scheme.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Eden Grove comprises a period former mansion house constructed in 1811 which has been extended in recent years. The main building has retained much of its original stone work, sandstone clad window surrounds and traditional features.

Internally the accommodation within the main house is arranged over two floors, basement and small converted attic. The accommodation comprises; main reception, assembly room, service and administration facilities. The upper floors are arranged as 13 bedrooms, w/c's and additional offices. A two storey stone clad extension has been added to the main house to provide further linked accommodation forming the main dining rooms, commercial kitchen, classrooms, games room, w/c's, study rooms and nine student bedrooms situated to the upper floors.

Beyond the original house and extension are two modern stone clad linked 'L' shaped two storey buildings and a single storey detached building providing 32 student bedrooms, W/C's, lounge facilities, staff rooms, kitchen facilities and further study rooms.

To the east of the site and located opposite the main house is the learning centre and classroom blocks comprising four single storey buildings and a modern educational block with an internal storage bay (constructed in 2011). Located adjacent to the educational buildings is an all-weather sports pitch with flood lighting.

The gatehouse block is located by the main entrance and formed the old sixth form residence (boarded and not inspected). We understand the accommodation provided two linked buildings arranged as kitchen diner, living room, staff room, study, seven bedrooms and w/c's.

From floor areas provided the total accommodation equates circa 42,517 sq ft.

Prior to closure in June 2013, the property was registered by Ofsted under URN 112447 as a Registered Special School for up to 31 students with behavioural, emotional and social
difficulties. The property is set amongst 20.95 acres (8.95 ha) of mature gardens, sloping woodland, playing fields and agricultural land running down to the River Eden. The driveway from the village centre provides direct access to the site. There are several car parking areas located within the property.

Eden District Council granted planning consent in May 2016 under applications 15/0633 & 15/0917 for a new residential scheme incorporating 37 residential units (22 converted units and 15 new build). These comprise luxury apartments, mews houses and bungalows.


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Nearest station

  • Appleby (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Nearest station

  • Appleby (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

CBRE Ltd, London

Henrietta House Henrietta Place, London, W1G 0NB

020 3858 2752 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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