£275,000 Under Offer

Greetby Hill, Ormskirk, L39

Key Features

  • Prestigious self-build/development plot opportunity within the existing grounds of Charlesby Farm bordering greenbelt, accessed by way of an existing private drive off Greetby Hill, Ormskirk.
  • Planning Permission approved for a single storey, four-bed detached dwelling, architecturally designed to maximise sunshine and specification highly insulated, and thermal-efficient, with photovoltaic roof panels in south-facing pitched roof and installation or air or ground source heat pump system.
  • Private, secure location bounded by mature trees and greenbelt land to its easterly boundary.
  • Ideal Self Build Opportunity

Planning Permission has been granted to construct a single storey, four-bedroom dwelling house within the grounds of Charlesbye Farm, the vendors of this site also being the architects of the scheme. The site is accessible via a private driveway serving both Charlesbye Farm and the neighbouring three properties, although the vendors would also look to obtain the necessary right of way for the dwelling as proposed. Access to the site will be by way of a new opening adjacent to an existing brick wall and mature chestnut tree, which are outside the demise. The land to be sold is subject to a Tree Preservation Order. The dwelling, as proposed, has been designed to ensure minimum impact on the character of the site and is single storey, with a combination of pitched slate roofs and a flat "green" roof over the area of the proposed lounge. The design and layout of the house has been such to maximise the areas with the most sunshine and with the views over them, which will form the new garden, beyond which, greenbelt borders to the easterly boundary. The external walls of the new building will be faced in sustainable timber shingles, again to reflect the established wooden nature of the site. The vendor and architect of the site has also incorporated the specification to be highly insulated, using SIPP or timber framed construction, which, as proposed, will minimise construction time. The vendors will also be erecting the boundary treatment closest to Charlesbye Farm. The specification of the dwelling, as proposed is also to include a range of photovoltaic roof panels in the south facing pitch of the roof, with also the provision for a ground or air source heat pump system for underfloor heating. We understand gas, water and electricity services are currently available to the adjacent Charlesbye Farm and can be readily extended to the new property. Foul drainage is also by way of connection to the existing mains system, available to both Charlesbye Cottage and Charlesbye Farm, where an inspection chamber is located to the southern boundary of the site. Surface water drainage is proposed by way of soakaways. Please note within the approved Planning Consent, there is a drainage and surface water statements, in addition to an arboricultural method statement and associated report.
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