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For Sale - Strategic Residential Development Opportunity - Escowbeck Farm, Caton

Farm, Residential, Land, Other, Commercial Land, Other Property Types & Opportunities , 18 Acres
Property type: Farm, Residential, Land, Other, Commercial Land, Other Property Types & Opportunities
Tenure: Development Opportunity, For Sale Freehold
Size: 18 Acres
Price: POA
Location: Escowbeck Farm, Quernmore Road, LA2 9NE
Location
The property is situated on the western side of Quernmore Road on the south western fringe of the village of Caton. Adjoining land uses include established residential dwellings on the opposite and eastern side of Quernmore Road.
Vehicular access along Quernmore Road is readily available. Caton-with-Littledale is situated within the Forest of Bowland area
of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies 5 miles north of Lancaster City Centre.

The village consists primarily of modern housing mixed with a number of 17th and 18th Century traditional properties.
Caton has a primary school, a Post Office, a community health centre and other local amenities.

Description
The site comprising of agricultural fields, woodland, a large detached house, existing farm cottages and outbuildings on a site of
varying topography extending to an approximate total of 7.289 hectares (18.0 acres) gross.

Services
It is understood that all mains services are either available or connected to the site including electricity, gas, water and
drainage.
Interested parties are invited to make their own investigations in respect of service availability and capacity.

Planning
The site has the benefit of a full planning permission for the development of 5 dwellinghouses within the existing farm
buildings and the building complex including 2 new units.
Planning permission is dated 19 October 2016 reference 16/00913/FUL and is subject to a number of conditions.
The two agricultural fields are identified in the Lancaster SHLAA as having residential development potential within a period of 6 to 10 years.
Interested parties are recommended to make their own enquiries with the local planning authority at Lancaster City Council
(tel. 01524 582950).

Tenure
Freehold with the benefit of vacant possession.

Technical Information
Interested parties are requested to formally register with Eckersley who will provide an electronic link to download the
technical information available. Alternatively this can be provided on disk. Technical information relating to part of the site
includes, but is not limited to the following:-
1. Planning Decision Notice
2. Indicative Scheme Layout
3. Planning Statement
4. Title Information

Method of Disposal
Parties are invited to confirm their interest and formal proposals to secure the site.

Proposal Contents
To assist in analysing offers, we request that offers identify the calculated net development site area, any abnormal
development costs that have been taken into account (if any) and any further costs that may subsequently require deduction
from any offer figure presented.

We request that any conditions, along with the time period required to conclude investigations, are clearly stated.
Consideration may be given to conditional offers which increase the development density or vary any of the conditions
contained within the existing planning permission if supported by a layout plan and a planning commentary.
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