Lot 48: FREEHOLD DETACHED PROPERTY COMPRISING FORMER CHILDRENS NURSERY WITH PLANNING AND TWO FLATS, PLUS FURTHER DETACHED BUILDING WITH RE-DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL

Mixed Commercial/Residential - Ashford & Mid-Kent Areas
Mixed Commercial/Residential - Ashford & Mid-Kent Areas
Mixed Commercial/Residential - Ashford & Mid-Kent Areas
Mixed Commercial/Residential - Ashford & Mid-Kent Areas
Office Building.
Mixed Commercial/Residential - Ashford & Mid-Kent Areas
Sold £420,000

Extending to almost 0.7 acres, this site is situated close to Ashford town centre with its comprehensive range of shopping facilities, college and international railway station, and within a short drive of Junction 9 of the M20. The main building, known as Barrow Hill House, is currently arranged as two flats and, occupying the majority of the ground floor a former nursery school which has Planning for conversion into two flats. To the rear of the site there is a commercial building which may offer potential for re-development with residential or modern offices, again, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Barrow Hill House

Ground Floor

Former nursery comprising entrance, reception hall, office, kitchen/utility, three W.C.s and four former classrooms.

Outside

Former childrens play area.

Planning

Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent has been granted by Ashford Borough Council, under references: 18/00548/AS and 18/00549/AS respectively, both dated 9th November 2018 for proposed Change of Use of the ground floor nursery (D1) to residential (C3) for two one-bedroom flats, subject to conditions.

A copy of the Planning Consent and proposed plans are available to download from the Clive Emson website, the Ashford Borough Council website or inspection at the Auctioneer’s Office.

Residential Accommodation

Middle Flat

Ground Floor

Entrance, kitchen, larder, dining room and inner hallway. Cellar.

First Floor

Landing, three bedrooms and bathroom with W.C.

Outside

Garden area.

Second Floor Flat

Ground Floor

Entrance hall with stairs to:-

Second Floor

Hallway/landing, living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom with W.C.

The Office

Single storey building arranged as reception area, various offices, kitchen, W.C. and store rooms.

Outside

Grounds to side and rear. Parking to side and front.

Tenancy

Let on a 10 year lease, from 11th May 2015, at a current rental of £12,750 per annum. We understand that the tenants intend to vacate the premises on 15th December 2018.

The building, and this area of the site, may be suitable for re-development with, perhaps, a terrace of cottages, or block of flats, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Local Planning Authority

Ashford Borough Council. Tel: 01233 330264. Website: ashford.gov.uk.

Site Measurements

The entire plot extends to 0.27 hectares (0.68 acres).