Cooks Lane, Sapcote, Leicestershire, LE9

Offers Over £950,000

4 Bedroom House For Sale in Cooks Lane, Sapcote, Leicestershire, LE9

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A RARE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN SAPCOTE - to build on existing plot, five dwellings in 0.9 acres offering 9,250 square feet of living accommodation.

A RARE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY IN SAPCOTE – five dwellings in 0.9 acres offering 9,250 square feet of living accommodation.

Situated within 0.9 acres opposite the ancient Alms Houses and Village Church on the edge of Sapcote village with outstanding open views, a rare opportunity to acquire a freehold development site with planning consent to extend and split the existing four bedroom detached barn to create two dwellings and construct three new dwellings in the grounds, all with uninterrupted open views to the rear. Offering a total of 9,250 square feet (860 square metres) of proposed living space, the site provides considerable potential for larger dwellings together with relatively modest conversion costs on both the existing farmhouse and annexe. A copy of the Planning Consents and Approvals are available on Blaby District Council\'s website – Application No. 16/1318/OUT.


Property is accessed via driveway with blocked paved area leading to half glazed front door leading to Hallway which in turns leads to Cloakroom and Living/Dining room Accessed from a multi paned door from the hall, with beamed ceilings, open fronted fire place with reclaimed brick chimney breast, attractive stone walling either side and quarry tiled hearth, the lounge section/living area has two sealed double glazed windows to front and also to the rear, the dining section having sealed double glazed window and radiator. A staircase leads from the lounge area to the first floor.

Fitted Kitchen with a range of oak fronted units comprising a double bowl single drainer sink, ranges of roll edged work surfacing, oak base cupboards and drawers and eye level units, fan assisted electric double oven, ceramic hob, extractor hood, integrated fridge and freezer, two sealed double–glazed windows to front. The utility area houses plumbing for automatic washing machine, further base cupboards and work surfacing and tiled floor and splashbacks.

Family Bathroom with four piece white coloured suite comprising panelled bath with electric shower over, low level WC, bidet and wash hand basin. Full height tiling to all walls, double aspect roof light, heated chrome towel rail/radiator and airing cupboard with insulated hot water cylinder and shelving.

Agent\'s Note 1:
The barn has planning consent to be altered to create a four bedroom property with 2,044 square feet of accommodation or 190 square metres.

First Floor

Approached via a staircase from the living room.

Spacious First Floor Landing leading to three double bedrooms

The Annexe – Plot 2

The Barn is an attractive and well–presented family home with substantial ground floor annexe which originally formed part of the curtilage to the adjacent farm. Planning Consent has been granted on 21st July 2017 to sever the existing barn and annexe to create two attractive dwellings and construct three brand new two storey homes on the remaining gardens, planning consent allowing for 5,600 square feet with the potential for larger dwellings, subject to any necessary consents/approvals. The existing farm will offer 2,044 square feet and the adjacent barn with an extension 1,470 square feet of accommodation with the potential for its own access if required. In all, a delightfully situated parcel of freehold residential development land ideal for an imaginative developer.

This substantial single storey annexe comprises: –

Hall with uPVC double glazed full height picture window and two double glazed windows to the side. Lounge with an open fronted fire place in stone, uPVC sealed double glazed recessed picture window overlooking a side garden, two sealed double glazed windows and triple double glazed doors overlooking a side patio. There is double bedroom with double hanging wardrobes and top boxes, two double glazed windows onto rear courtyard. Bathroom fitted with a five piece suite comprising panelled bath, low level WC, bidet, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled separate shower.

Agent\'s Note 2
The annexe has planning consent to separate it from the barn, thus creating a separate dwelling which with a substantial single storey extension will create a \'L\' shaped property offering 1,570 square feet of accommodation or 146 square metres.


Outside – Plots 3, 4 & 5
The property occupies a delightful position on the edge of the village set opposite the village Church. A driveway leading into the front providing hardstanding for a number of vehicles and leading in turn to a detached double garage to the barn with side gardens. Further lawned gardens extend beyond to the front of the annexe and to the rear of the annexe is a large courtyard style garden with an outbuilding with planning consent to demolish to make way for the extension. The planning consent allows for a separate drive to lead in along the western boundary which will provide access in turn to a large area of lawned garden enclosed by timber panelled fencing and mature hedge for which planning consent has been granted to construct a detached two storey four bedroom family home with 190 square metres of accommodation, or 2,044 square feet, together with two large four bedroom, two bathroom semi–detached properties offering 167 square metres of accommodation each or (truncated)

Agent\'s Note 3
The improvement and conversion costs of the existing house and annexe are relatively modest. The total square meterage of all five properties under the current planning consent extends to 860 square metres or 9,250 square feet. In all, an exciting and rare opportunity to acquire a substantial barn and annexe in a good sized plot on the edge of a well serviced village. With planning consent for five residential dwellings.

Agent\'s Note 4
A copy of the Planning Consent, site plans and floor plans of the dwellings are available from Fine & Country or by visiting Blaby District Council\'s website, Planning Department, reference number 16/1318/OUT.

All mains services are available.

Local Authority:

Blaby Council

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Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.





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