Fern Lea, Main Street LS22

Fern Lea, Main Street LS22


Offers over £400,000
Cattal 4.6 miles
Mark Lane 0.2 miles
Linton Rd Station Gardens 1.1 miles

SOLD - contracts successfully exchanged.


Fern Lea currently comprises a detached bungalow which is now in need of a complete programme of modernisation. It may well be that someone would prefer to replace it with a single dwelling as opposed to the two detached units.

The sale of Fern Lea offers a unique opportunity to acquire a residential development site with a current planning approval to erect two detached dwellings and commence the scheme with immediate effect. The two dwellings each benefit from a built on garage providing the chance to increase the floor area of each by adding a further bedroom above the garage. Interested parties should make their own enquiries prior to submitting their proposal/offer as to the viability of this which may require further planning approval. Conditional bids are however unlikely to be considered.

A set of the current approved working drawings and decision notice are provided within these sale particulars together with the conditions of the tender process and information which will be required from all interested parties to be included with their submission.


Planning consent was granted by Harrogate Borough Council on 3 October 2018, application number 18/02045/OUT, for demolition of bungalow and erection of 2no. detached dwellings with access, landscaping and layout considered. A copy of the full decision notice is attached to these sale particulars and should be read in conjunction with the associated plans provided.


The site occupies a well established position close to the centre of the sought after village of Kirk Deighton with frontage to the main street at the junction with Scriftain Lane. The site enjoys views to the rear over open green belt on the edge of the village, the grounds of Lilac Farm to the west and existing residential properties to the east. Kirk Deighton itself is a popular North Yorkshire surrounded by open green belt countryside and only some 1 mile north of the market town of Wetherby. The area is well served with shopping and recreational facilities and there are most denominations of schools close by. There is ready access to most principal Yorkshire centres including those of Leeds, Harrogate and York with the A1(M) motorway within half a mile for those wishing to travel further afield.

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