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Willowtree House, Westfield Lane, Bradford, BD10 8PY

For sale: £695,000.00|8482 Sq Ft|Residential, Offices, Leisure Property, Healthcare, Licensed & Leisure, Other Property Types & Opportunities


FOR SALE£695,000.00
SIZE8482 Sq Ft
ADDRESSWillowtree House, Westfield Lane, Bradford, BD10 8PY
TYPEResidential, Offices, Leisure Property, Healthcare, Licensed & Leisure, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON12th October 2020



The property is situated in a well-known, and established location, at the eastern end of Westfield Lane, slightly to the north west of Idle Village Centre. The property is approximately 1.5 miles East of Shipley, and 3 miles North of Bradford City Centre.

Communications through to Leeds, Shipley and Bradford are excellent, with the nearby A657 a short distance to the north, linking Shipley, to Leeds, but also through to Keighley, Skipton and beyond. Nearby to the east, is the Greengates junction, which gives access to A658 Harrogate Road, giving access to the South to Bradford Outer Ring Road, and hence the motorway network, and Rawdon, Yeadon, and ultimately Harrogate to the North.

The immediate area is predominantly residential in nature, although there is open farmland to the north west, and a nearby Church/Graveyard. Occupiers in the immediate vicinity include Westfield Manor Care Home, a recently constructed Church building, Aldi Supermarket, etc. Idle village provides a good range of local facilities, and nearby to the South is a the large Morrisons Supermarket development, with ancillary occupiers, and “Enterprise 5”


The property comprises a substantial former Chapel Building, which has been sympathetically converted, to provide a large commercial area at ground floor level, currently occupied and used by Footsteps Theatre School, and providing a gross floor area of around 788 sqm (8,482 sqft), which includes a reception area, two large dance studios, a cafeteria area, toilets, offices, meeting and storage rooms.

The upper floors have been extended, and redeveloped to a high standard to provide 6/7 bedroom, stunning open living area, with spectacular high ceilings, and a large mezzanine living space, high quality bathrooms, and an opportunity to further extend to create a series of rooftop conservatory areas for additional living and recreations space (subject to planning).

Externally, the property has a small rear garden area, grassed front lawn and car parking space, together with a separate car park for approximately 12 vehicles.


The property provides the following accommodation:

Ground Floor Dance School

Former Chapel, providing Reception, 2 x Dance Studios, toilets, café area, stores, offices and meeting rooms

Overall 788.00 sqm (8,842 sqft)

First/Second Floor/Mezzanine Living Accommodation

Providing 6/7 Bedroom Living accommodation, with en-suites, house bathroom, open plan modern living accommodation, mezzanine lounge area.

The building has the benefit of additional areas, potentially suitable for further development subject to necessary consents.


The property is currently assessed for business rates purposes as follows:-

Description: Theatre School & Premises
Rateable Value: £4,450

The Uniform Business Rate for 2020/2021 is 50.3 pence in the £.

Due to transitional relief provisions and personal circumstance of prospective tenants, interested parties are advised to check with the Local Rating Authority as to their current rates liability.

The residential element of the property is assessed under Council Tax Band B. The current Council Tax payable for 2020/2021 is £1,314.45


£695,000 subject to contract for the freehold interest with vacant possession (Plus VAT – if appropriate)


Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction.


All prices and rentals quoted are exclusive of any VAT liability – if applicable.


An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) has been commissioned.


Location: Willowtree House, Westfield Lane, Bradford, BD10 8PY

Baildon (1.3 miles)

Shipley (1.6 miles)

Frizinghall (2.0 miles)

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