Border Pine Building, Aesica Road, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9DE
This attractive development opportunity is situated in the town of Haltwhistle, Northumberland in the North of England.
Haltwhistle is located on the A69, 23 miles East of Carlisle and the M6 and 37 miles to the West of Newcastle Upon Tyne. Hexham is located 17 miles to the west. Northern Rail provide a rail service stopping at Haltwhistle and travelling east to Hexham and Newcastle and west to Carlisle. The A69 links to the M6 at Junction 43 Carlisle, providing good access north and south. It also provides access to the A1 at Newcastle leading south to the M1 and north to Scotland and Edinburgh.
Haltwhistle is a popular destination for leisure and tourism being on the doorstep of Hadrian’s Wall and other areas of local interest. It has a resident population of 3,811 (2001) and is an attractive commuter town due to its close proximity to Carlisle, Newcastle and infrastructure links.
The subject site is situated on the corner of Aesica Road and Greenholme Road immediately to the north of the centre of Haltwhistle and adjacent to a number of residential areas.
The subject property comprises a three storey detached building that is of steel frame construction with block and rendered elevations, under a mansard roof with slate tiles and having a single storey front projection with flat felted roof.
The building sits within a predominately residential area although is within walking distance to Haltwhistle Town Centre and retail core offering a range of shops, cafes, banks, public houses, medical practice and library. The site also benefits from close proximity to a number of bus stops situated on Aesica Road and Haltwhistle train station is some 300m to the south.
The site benefits from a detailed planning permission (Northumberland Council reference number 14/03065/FUL) for the development of 14 two bedroom apartments, undercroft car parking and associated infrastructure and details as follows:
Ground Floor – 2 No. two bed apartment
First Floor – 6 No. two bed apartment
Second Floor – 6 No. two bed apartment
The above detailed planning permission is granted free of any affordable housing or Section 106 payments.
The property has the benefit of its own private under croft car park for up to 12 cars and secure cycle parking for each apartment, accessed via Greenholme Road.
The developer will be responsible for any necessary assessment of ground and building conditions and will need to satisfy themselves that development can take place safely.
It is understood that all mains services are available a to the subject property. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the exact position of existing services and to arrange for any modification/connection of these to the development in consultation with the relevant services providers.
The property shown edged red on the attached plan will be sold freehold.
It should be noted there are currently two aerial masts housed on top of the subject property generating an approximate rental income of £5,000 per annum. Further information upon application.
Offers are invited for the freehold interest with the benefit of the detailed planning permission (Northumberland County Council ref 14/03065/FUL) at a guide price of £375,000 exclusive.
Please note that our clients are not obliged to accept the highest or any offer without prejudice and subject to contract.
All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.
Each party to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the sale documentation together with any VAT thereon.
The site is available to view by prior appointment with the Carlisle Office of Edwin Thompson LLP. Contact:
John Haley, [email protected],
Joe Ellis, [email protected]
Tel: 01228 548385
Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in March 2015.
An Exciting Town Centre Residential Development and Conversion Opportunity
Detailed planning permission for the development of 14 two bed apartments including undercroft car parking.
Offers invited at a guide price of £375,000 exclusive for the freehold interest.