Knolls View, Totternhoe, Bedfordshire, LU6 2BT

£750,000 Guide Price
  • Ref: LNH190059
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: For Sale
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Reception Rooms: 3
  • Parking: Single Garage
  • Outside Space: South Facing Garden
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

*FOR SALE BY PUBLIC ONLINE AUCTION - THURSDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER 2022* An exceptional opportunity to purchase a large rambling country house set in grounds of about 1.5 acres and requiring full modernisation or replacement ( subject to planning permission ) this period property is in a near derelict state in a central position to the land and well screened by established hedges and trees.

The property extends to some 2303 sq ft and has adjoining outbuildings which form the footprint to the property. The vendors have been refused planning permission for residential development, but a replacement dwelling and modest in filling remains possible, please ask for further details.

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An exceptional opportunity to purchase a large rambling country house set in grounds of about 1.5 acres and requiring full modernisation or replacement ( subject to planning permission ) this period property is in a near derelict state in a central position to the land and well screened by established hedges and trees.

The property extends to some 2303 sq ft and has adjoining outbuildings which form the footprint to the property. The vendors have been refused planning permission for residential development, but a replacement dwelling and modest in filling remains possible, please ask for further details.

Accommodation:
The property currently provides three spacious reception rooms, two of which have open fire places. There is also a kitchen and downstairs cloakroom.

Upstairs there is a bathroom and three bedrooms. Bedroom one is a spacious double bedroom whilst bedroom three can be accessed off bedroom two.

The home boasts some character features including; open fires, exposed beams and quarry tiled flooring.

Outside there is a garage/workshop plus a large covered store area with hardstanding. The grounds are extensive and believed to be approximately 1.5 acres. There is a long driveway leading to the property that is set well back from the road and screened by established trees and hedging.

History:
A 17th century building with a 19th century brick exterior and a tile roof. The house is of a lobby entry plan with a wide central stack built of Totternhoe Clunch. The house was resurfaced in red and yellow bricks in the 19th century when it was owned by the Ashridge Estate. A gabled porch is located on the front elevation and all the windows are 19th century casements. The left-hand bay of the two storey building is constructed from red brick and is a possible 19th century extension or re-working. A single storey extension has been added to the left-hand side of the property.

Agents note:
There is Japanese knotweed on the site.

Planning history:
There has been a planning application refused for 'demolition of the existing dwelling and erection of three dwellings with associated access, parking and landscaping. Further information can be found on the Central Bedfordshire website planning application: CB/21/00092/FULL.

Health and Safety note:
The property and grounds are in poor condition with multiple hazards, people viewing must exercise enhanced awareness and be aware of trip hazards, falling tiles, archaeological excavations, poor floors and structural fractures and the like, some parts of the property are inaccessible.

THE PROPERTY IS BEING SOLD BY ONLINE PUBLIC AUCTION 22ND SEPTEMBER 2022.