Commercial Development for sale

Esholt Hall, Shipley, Bradford, BD17 7QY

POA
21.7 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 21.7 acres (8.8 hectares)

Key features

  • Set in 22 acres of beautiful wooded parkland
  • Built on the site of the Medieval Esholt Nunnery in 1707
  • A Queen Anne-style mansion house - was the Stansfield family home for well over 100 years
  • The numerous listed buildings provide substantial and prestigious accommodation which is rich in both heritage and quality
  • Esholt Hall is a fine example of a Grade II* listed building

Full description

Description
Esholt Hall is a fine example of a Grade II* listed building with residential properties, former stables and outbuildings plus substantial car parking areas, all set within approximately 22 acres of largely wooded grounds.

The Hall itself is predominantly twostorey (with additional basement and second floor attic space) and is constructed in fine local stone with pitched roofs and attractive timber sash windows.

Both the ground floor and first floor of Esholt Hall provide a range of differently-sized rooms, all of which are in good condition and benefit from high quality carpeting, decorations, lighting, heating and excellent natural light.

Male and female toilets are provided on both floors with disabled facilities, an extensive kitchen/canteen and shower at ground floor.

Attached or linked to the main Esholt Hall building is a substantial beautiful conservatory, separate two-storey office/training building (the Computer Suite) and a terrace of four small external storage buildings previously used as a freezer store, boiler room, laundry, etc. There are other commercial and residential buildings included within the Esholt Hall Estate, further details of which are provided elsewhere within this brochure.

Across the remainder of the site, there are various specifically planned/designed areas for beekeeping, greenhouses, vegetable gardens and small outside training areas, all of which are set within the overall 22-acre site.

Location
Esholt Hall is set within a mixed commercial, residential and rural location midway between Esholt Village and Rawdon, approximately 9 miles north-west of Leeds city centre and 5 miles north of Bradford city centre.

Easily accessible from all areas of West Yorkshire and only a short drive from Leeds Bradford Airport, the main access into Esholt Hall is off the A658 (Apperley Lane) onto The Avenue.

The Esholt Hall Estate is only halfa-mile from Apperley Bridge train station, with frequent connections to both Leeds and Bradford Forster Square taking just 14 minutes.

Local amenities include the established retail provision just 3 miles away in the town of Guiseley,
with further retail and leisure facilities available in nearby Rawdon and Yeadon.

Site Area
The total site area included within the boundaries of the property to be sold is approximately 21.7 acres (8.78 hectares).

Tenure
Esholt Hall is available for sale by way of a new 999-year ground lease at a peppercorn rent.

The property is offered with full vacant possession except for the four residential properties, 1 Park Cottage, 2 Park Cottage, Garden Cottage and The Lodge.

Price on application.

Tenancies
1 & 2 Park Cottage, Garden Cottage and The Lodge are all currently let on a combination of Statutory Periodic Tenancies and Rent Act Tenancies which together produce a total rent of 1,821 pcm (21,852 per annum).

Esholt Hall - 15,410 sq ft (net)
The most substantial building on the estate most recently used as a conference centre.

Ground floor - 5,940 sq ft
First floor - 4,835 sq ft
Conservatory - 1,620 sq ft
Basement storage - 1,550 sq ft
Attic storage/office - 1,465 sq ft

Computer Suite - 2,030 sq ft (net)
A self-contained two-storey office building adjacent to Esholt Hall.

External Storage - 460 sq ft (gross)
Four small outbuildings attached
to the main Esholt Hall building.

Courtyard 1 & 2 - 2,840 sq ft (gross)
A substantial stone-built single storey building currently used predominantly for storage purposes.

Courtyard 3 - 610 sq ft (gross)
A small detached single-storey storage building.

Security Office - 475 sq ft (net)
A single-storey link building between Courtyard 1 & 2 and the residential buildings at 1 & 2 Park Cottage currently used as offices.

1 Park Cottage
Three-bedroom residential property.

2 Park Cottage
Three-bedroom residential property.

Garden Cottage
Three/four-bedroom residential property.

The Lodge
Two-bedroom residential property

Planning
Esholt Hall currently has planning permission for use as a training and conference centre by way of Planning Application No: 90/01003/ COU (planning permission granted 9th April 1990).

The Lodge, Garden Cottage, 1 Park Cottage and 2 Park Cottage currently have planning permission for residential use.

Interested parties are invited to make their own enquiries regarding these planning permissions and any other potential alternative uses directly to Bradford Metropolitan District Council Planning Department (01274 434 605).

Services
Each of the buildings within the Esholt Hall Estate are connected to mains water, drainage and electricity supplies.

As far as we are aware, there is no mains gas supply to any of the buildings. Each of the separate buildings is heated by way of LPG fuel.

Further information on the presence of the mains utilities services on the estate is included within the Information Pack.

Listings
Esholt Hall is a Grade II* listed property (List Entry No: 1133190).

Several other buildings and parts of the Esholt Hall Estate are also listed. Further detail and information on these listings is included in the Information Pack.

Rights of Way
Rights of way are reserved in favour of the residential tenants and Yorkshire Water over selected areas of the property. A plan showing these rights of way in detail is included within the Information Pack.


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Nearest stations

  • Baildon (1.0 mi)
  • Guiseley (1.4 mi)
  • Apperley Bridge (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Carter Towler Limited, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Coronet House Queen Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2TW

0113 451 2995 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Baildon (1.0 mi)
  • Guiseley (1.4 mi)
  • Apperley Bridge (1.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Carter Towler Limited, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Coronet House Queen Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2TW

0113 451 2995 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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