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Blenheim House, Doncaster Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S65 1NN

Guide Price* £190,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Freehold vacant development opportunity fronting Clifton Park
  • Lapsed residential planning consent
  • Site area 0.37 acres (0.15 hectares)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

For Public Auction at For Online Auction on 23/11/2016 09:00

Rotherham is a busy South Yorkshire town which lies alongside and forms a part of the greater Sheffield conurbation with Sheffield city centre some 5.5 miles. Rotherham has a population of around 260,000 and lies within the junction of the M1 with the M18 with multiple and easy access points onto each. The property lies within the Clifton Park area within walking distance to the east of the town centre, and has dual frontages to both the Doncaster Road, along the edge of Clifton Park and to Ridge Road from where the main access is. The area is one of the towns most desireable residential areas and contains many large detached Victorian houses, some of which are now in flats or alternative use.

The property comprises a substantial detached Victorian house, set within a large and now overgrown site of some 0.37 acres (0.15 hectares). The site slopes up away from Doncaster Road, from where there is a gated formal access and driveway, with an outlook over the large Clifton Park. There is also a service access at the top from Ridge Road. The house which dates from the early 1800's is predominantly three storey however is derelict and fire damaged. To one side also fronting Ridge Road is a former stable building. The site is securely fenced.


Planning & Development
The property was most recently used as council offices however benefited from a now lapsed planning consent (July 2008) for conversion to 6 x 2 bedroom apartments together with 8 new build apartments. The site may also benefit, subject to necessary consents, from a D1 use including a surgery, veterinary or day nursery. It is understood that a development of the property would be encouraged. A notice under Section 79 of the Building Act 1984 was issued by Rotherham Borough Council on 8 June 2016. The Council are not presently taking any action under the Section 79 notice following negotiations with the LPA Receivers and whilst the current security measures are in place. The Council have requested that any purchaser will have to undertake to comply with the Section 79 notice and ensure that relevant security remains in place until the Council are satisfied that the requirements of the notice have been met. For further information, please refer to the legal pack or contact Rotherham Borough Council (01709 382121)

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