Land off Littledale Road, Brookhouse, Lancaster, LA2 9PH
The placing of this plot provides the almost unique opportunity to create a local architect designed, two storey contemporary property. Set in an attractive position within the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the outskirts of the village of Brookhouse the plot offers fantastic rural views yet within easy access of the varied amenities of the village of Caton. The property is also within walking/cycling distance of the Crook O Lune beauty spot and also a cycle path which provides access up the Lune Valley towards the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale and also the west to the City of Lancaster.
The property is located in a quiet position adjacent to Littledale Road which provides excellent access to the A683, which then provides excellent access to the west to the M6 at junction 34 and is also within easy commuting distance of the City of Lancaster. To the north east the road provides excellent access through the larger of the villages of the Lune Valley, providing access to the market town of Kirkby Lonsdale and the A65. This plot provides a fantastic opportunity for a self-builder who would like to acquire a stunningly designed, sizeable 4 bedroomed house proposed to be constructed of rendered brick or block under pitched slate roof which will provide accommodation over two floors.
It is proposed that the property will comprise from an external storm porch into a side hallway with a rise of stairs leading into main entrance hallway. From here will radiate the main rooms of the house and will briefly comprise cloakroom with provision for low level WC and wall-mounted wash hand basin, utility with rear personnel access door and provision for a range of base and wall-mounted units, sitting room with windows to the rear and French doors to the side leading to a patio and provision for wood-burning stove, snug with windows to the front, large, open plan kitchen/diner with provision for 'J' shaped range of base and wall-mounted units with pantry cupboard off and fall of stairs into garden room/dining room with glazing to 2 sides and lantern roof light.
To the first floor can be found an open landing with doors leading to the principle bedroom with window to the rear and side and door leading to en-suite with provision for large cubicle shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Bedroom 2 with window to the rear and side and further en-suite with window to the front and provision for cubicle shower, low level WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom 3 with window to the front, access to airing cupboard. Bedroom 4 with windows to the front and side. There is a family bathroom with provision for bath, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
The property is proposed to be sat in an attractive plot providing some maturity with a number of sizeable trees and will benefit from an attractive garden plot with a small picturesque beck running though it. The property is also being offered with land extending to 1.35 acres well suited for lifestyle farming or equestrian interests.
Consent was granted under Planning Application 18/01348/FUL and was granted on the 7th March 2019. Full copies of the Consent Notice and Plans are available under the downloads tab.
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Decision Notice from Lancaster City Council approving the planning application.
Drawing showing the approved location of the new home on the site.
Drawing showing a cross section of both the current site and the proposed development.
Drawing showing the existing gradients and features of the site.