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Lot 1 Pickworth Hall, Pickworth, Nr Grantham, Lincolnshire

Guide Price £500,000

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Tenure: Freehold

Pickworth Hall is situated in the village of Pickworth, nr Grantham. The property offers a unique development opportunity.
Pickworth Hall is in need of full modernisation and the grounds benefit from planning consent which was granted on 17th November 2009 by South Kesteven District Council under reference SO9/0488/OUT AND S10/2338/OUT for the replacement of four static caravans with four detached residential properties. Further applications of reserved matters have been applied and approved over time. In October 2015 South Kesteven District council provided a certificate to confirm that the Planning Permissions have now been instigated and therefore removing any time restraints for any development to start.


The property is shown outlined on the sales plan and is offered for sale as a whole by private treaty. Although it is envisaged that The Hall and Lot 2 will be as one, the vendors will consider offers for individual lots or combination of lots.
Lot 1 (edged red) House and building plots - In Excess of £650,000
Lot 2 (edged blue) Paddock and Ponds - In Excess of £50,000
Lot 3 (edged green) Arable land: Guide Price £60,000
In All Offers In Excess of £760,000

Access to Lot 1 + 2 is from Folkingham Road, Pickworth via a tarmac drive, if sold as one.
Lot 3 can be assessed directly from Folkingham Road (If Lot 2 is sold separately there will be a right of way around the edge of Lot 3 for access). Pickworth Hall, Folkingham Road ( continued )

The property is freehold and vacant possession on most of the site will be given upon completion, save as for the occupation of a single static caravan pitch (No.2) which are occupied under statutory rights. The Hall + pitch 4 are currently occupied but have instructions to leave upon completion.

& Building Plots

Pickworth Hall comprises a three storey property constructed of stone beneath a slate roof and sash windows on the ground and first floors. At present the accommodation within the Hall is arranged as apartments. To the rear of the Hall there is a large mature garden and orchard. The grounds extend to good size building plots which are surrounded by greenery. The property is in need of modernisation throughout. There is a range of outbuildings within Lot 1 including a derelict stone Coach House with a flight of external stone steps to the former attic stores. Pickworth Hall is shown on the site plan. The current accommodation is shown on the floor plans and comprises
Flat 1 Room 1
Flat 1 Room 2
Flat 1 Room 3
Flat 1 Room 4
Flat 1 Room 5
Flat 1 Room 6
Flat 1 Room 7

Flat 2 Room 1
Flat 2 Room 2
Flat 2 Room 3
Flat 2 Room 4
Flat 3 Room 1
Flat 3 Room 2
Flat 3 Room 3
Flat 4 Room 1
Flat 4 Room 2
Flat 5 Room 1
Flat 5 Room 2
Flat 5 Room 3
Flat 5 Room 4
Flat 6 Room 1

A copy of the planning consent dated 17th November 2009 together with the planning application and plans in respect of planning consent SO9/0488/OUT and S10/2338/OUT are available for inspection at the office of the Vendors Agents. A further application of reserved matters under Planning No: S13/2235/RM dated 04/11/13 was approved conditionally. Additional Planning for approval of details reserved by condition was approved on 14th October 2015 under Planning ref S15/2331/DC and S15/2332/DC. The Planning Permission has been instigated with a certificate of conformation that Planning is now locked in.

Lot 2 extends to 3.88 acres (1571 ha) shown blue on the site plan, to the east of the property. This soil type is classified as Aswarby and Ragdale on the soil map for England and Wales and described as shallow permeable calcareous loamy soils and slowly permeable calcareous loamy soils and slowly permeable clayey and fine loamy over clayer soils.
Lot 2 includes two amenity ponds.

Positioned towards the edge of the village adjacent to the existing property, fronting onto and with access from the road, Lot 3 is to the south of the property edged green on the sales plan, lies a 5.07 (2.053 ha) arable field currently in temporary grass. It is classified as Aswarby and Ragdale on the soil map for England and Wales and described as shallow permeable calcareous loamy soils and slowly permeable clayey and fine loamy over clayey soils. There is an existing right of access to the southern boundary of Lot 3 giving access the adjoining field which we understand is owned by a third party.

Mains electricity, water and drainage are currently connected to the property. No services, systems or appliances have been tested.

The property is sold subject to and with the help and benefit of all existing rights, including rights of way, whether public or private, light, support, drainage, water and electricity supplies and other rights, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves whether referred to or not in these particulars. We understand that there is an existing right of way to the southern boundary of Lot 3 to access land owned by a third party.

The site plan is an extract from the block plan taken from the plan submitted to South Kesteven District Council with the planning application. It is not to scale and is for illustrative purposes only.

Should any sale of the property, as a whole or in lots or any right attached to it become a chargeable supply for the purpose of VAT, such tax shall be payable by the Purchaser(s) in addition to the contract price.

These have been prepared as carefully as possible and are based on the Ordnance Survey National Grid plans. The plans are published by illustrative purposes only and although they are believed to be correct, their accuracy is not guaranteed.

Strictly appointment through the joint agents Alister Leach at Richardson, tel: 01780 762433 email: or Rebecca Lewis at Brown and Co. tel: 01664 502120 email:

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