Woodlands is situated on the outskirts of the village of Cockerham, which itself is six miles south of Lancaster. The M6 at Junction 33 is within 3 miles. The village boasts a primary school, restaurant, public house, farm shop and ice cream outlet, as well as a parish hall and St Michael's Parish Church.
Woodlands includes a detached brick built house which requires renovation and modernization together with a double garage, single garage, building plot, outbuildings and one acre of gardens and productive orchard. Available in one or more lots. The double garage has permission for conversion into ancillary living accommodation to the main house.
Lot 1– Woodlands House, Single Garage, Double Garage, Outbuildings and Gardens
The substantial house is attractively situated and the accommodation includes:-
Ground FloorEntrance Hall with radiatorMain Sitting Room having a gas fireplace, double glazed rear window and radiatorMaster Bedroom with double glazed rear window and radiator
Kitchen having an oil fired Rayburn, stainless steel single drainer sink, fitted cupboards and a single glazed window overlooking the porch.
Living area, an extension from the kitchen with a double glazed window to the side and radiatorBathroom having a bath, washbasin and W.C., part tiled, single glazed window to the porch and radiator
Study with covered fireplace, two single glazed side windows and radiatorShower Room having a shower and W.C., part tiled, single glazed window to the side and radiatorSingle Bedroom with two double glazed side windows and radiatorPorch having fitted cupboards, stainless steel single drainer sink, two single glazed internal windows, three double glazed external windows and door
A large First Floor with an attic bedroom and storage area.
Attic Bedroom with single sink, double glazed windows and radiatorAttic Storage Space containing an airing cupboard, immersion heater and combi-tank
Single Garage with slate roof storing the oil tank and system for central heatingDouble Garage having breeze block therma light cavity wall insulation, two roller shutter doors and four double glazed windows and has planning permission for conversion which will provide ancillary accommodation.Small Stone built outbuildings and wooden garden shedsLarge gardens and a productive orchard
Lot 2To the side of the house is a separate building plot which currently exists as footings. This property will have easy access to all mains services and a separate access and garden to the main house. The development plans for the building plot are for a detached bungalow which will include 4 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms and a garage.
Further details can be found under the heading Notes.
SERVICESMains drainage, electricity and water. Oil fired central heating
COUNCIL TAXThe property is in Band E for Council Tax purposes.The Council Tax payable for 2018/2019 is £1,645.83
NOTESGarage Conversion1. The Double Garage has a certificate of lawful use or development under the Section 192 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, and conversion can be made into ancillary living accommodation. A copy of this certificate can be found on page 6. The certificate was granted on the 12th November 2018 and the relevant planning authority is Lancaster City Council. Full details of the application can be found on the Council’s website the planning reference being: 18/00889/PLDC
2. The Reserved Matters application was granted on the 2nd May, 2007 and the relevant planning authority is Lancaster City Council. Full details of the application can be found on the Council’s website the planning reference being: 07/00350/REM.Large to scale plans of the above can be requested from the Auctioneers—015395 66222.
The property will be open for viewing from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. on the following days:-
Tuesday 24th September Saturday 28th September
Tuesday 1st October Saturday 5th October
Tuesday 8th October Saturday 12th OctoberTuesday 15th October Saturday 19th OctoberTuesday 22nd October
Viewings can also be made by appointment with NWA Professional—015395 66222.
Every care has been taken in preparing these sales particulars but, if there is any point on which you would like further information, please contact us. The person dealing with the property will be pleased to check or supply you with further details which may be important to you, particularly if you are travelling some distance to view.
Lancaster City Council, Customer Service Centre, Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster, LA1 1PJ. Tel: 01524 582000
ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATION 2017
Due to new legislation brought into effect on 26th June 2017, we are obliged to undertake a check on any person intending to bid and prospective purchasers prior to any bid being accepted. Any prospective purchaser should therefore provide us with photographic identification (passport or driving license) and proof of address (utility or Council Tax bill) at our office before the sale or to the auctioneer prior to the sale commencing.
The land is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion, which is to be on 28th November, 2019.
The Contracts and Conditions of Sale under which we are to offer the property for sale will NOT be read out on the auction day but will be available for inspection at the offices of the Auctioneers and Solicitors from 21st October 2019.Any intending purchasers should take the opportunity to read these documents as the sale will be held subject to the same. Any purchaser will be deemed to have bought subject to the same whether, in fact, he/she has read them or not.
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