£600,000 For Sale

Drinkhouse Road, Croston, PR26


Key Features

  • Prime Residential Development Opportunity
  • Idyllic semi rural position in the village of Croston in Central Lancashire
  • Comprising 4 x New Build Homes
  • No CIL charge on Proposed New Build
  • Freehold

The subject property is situated off Drinkhouse Lane on the southern edge of the favoured village of Croston and within walking distance of all the amenities offered. Croston is situated on the A581 to the west of Ulnes Walton, south of Bretherton and to the north of Mawdsley and can be accessed from Bretherton on the B5247 at Ulnes Walton and on the A51 Rufford and Tarleton off the A59851. The yard at Drinkhouse Farm currently comprises a redundant agricultural farmyard and that part of of it which is shown edged red for identification purposes only is what is offered for sale. The remainder of the yard could be acquired by the prospective purchaser of the property subject to exceptional terms for that additional purchase being agreed. The land coloured red amounts to some 1.1 acres. he property has the benefit of a Planning Application reference 16/00601/FUL (a copy of the Planning Consent is attached) for the demolition of the existing farm buildings currently in situ thereon and their replacement with four New Build residential units. Two detached properties and a pair of semi-detached houses. The aforementioned Planning Consent allows for the construction of the following dwellings: 2 x detached houses - 1 x 4-bedroom and 1 x 5-bedroom and a pair of 3-bedroom semi-detached house respectively provide the accommodation shown on the plans enclosed within the sales details. Currently, the farmhouse at the front of the yard is on the market under the joint agency of P Wilson & Co and Maria B Evans and the traditional barn, which sits to the north east of the current yard has Planning Consent for conversion to a single dwelling and is owned by the vendors and it is the vendors' intention to develop this themselves. Access will be off Drinkhouse Road and the vendor will reserve rights for the benefit of themselves and their successors in Title in respect of the farmhouse and barn over the property to be sold. Boundaries: The responsibility for the maintenance of the boundaries is shown with the inward facing 'T A' on the boundary shown on the sale plan on the reverse of these details. The vendors are willing to discuss with potential purchasers the possibility that they would clear and demolish the existing buildings. Services: Currently mains services serve the property, the contract for sale will include such undertakings as are necessary re: mutual easements and wayleaves necessary for all services to and from the farmyard, farmhouse and farm barn, but the vendors offer no warranty to the purchaser that the current services servicing the yard are adequate for the development proposed therein. If the purchasers replace any main services to the farmyard, they must ensure continuity of all main services to the farmhouse and barn.
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