Development Site For Sale

Elsterne, Toft Road, Knutsford

Offers in Excess of £1,000,000 Sold

** FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER, CLOSING DATE FRIDAY 8TH OCTOBER ** A substantial period property with planning permission for 7 apartments occupying a highly desirable location

  • Victorian semi detached house over 5,000.sq.ft
  • Planning Permission for 7 apartments
  • Potential as a single, private residence
  • Central location
  • Informal Tender closing date 8th October

The Situation
Knutsford is 14 miles (23 km) south-west of Manchester. Elsterne House is situated on the A50 between Glebelands Road and Grove Park. The old market town of Knutsford is popular with commuters into Manchester (30 mins on train), Chester and London (21/2 hours to Euston via Stockport). The M6 and M56 motorways are a short drive away and Manchester International Airport is within a twenty minute drive.

The property is within a 5 minute walk of the cosmopolitan town of Knutsford, an old market town rich in heritage and brimming with a variety of architectural features, including those built in Italianate Tuscan style by the famous local architect Richard Harding Watt. Knutsford was the model for Elizabeth Gaskell's novel Cranford.
The two main streets are home to a variety of shops ranging from boutiques to antique shops, purveyors of fine wines and chocolate to art galleries and interior design specialists. Waitrose, Booths, Aldi and Sainsburys are all in the town.
Knutsford is a very popular destination for entertainment and dining with numerous famous restaurants and coffee shops Also the monthly Makers Market is a huge draw as is the Alfresco Dining on the bottom street at weekends.
For the outdoor enthusiast, Knutsford borders some of Cheshire's most beautiful countryside and has the famous Tatton Park Country Estate on its doorstep with its Regency mansion, glorious gardens, traditional farm and medieval old hall.
The town centre offers Leisure Centre facilities, numerous private sporting clubs and notable golf courses.

Manor Park School and Nursery rated "good" by Ofsted, St Vincent's Catholic Primary School and Knutsford academy for Secondary School children are all close by.

A fantastic opportunity to acquire a handsome, imposing semi-detached Victorian property that has been extended to create over 5000sqft of accommodation. Situated in a walled private south westerly garden and within a 3 minute walk of Knutsford Station and 5 minutes walk to the town centre.

The property offers a wealth of opportunities for a developer wishing to finish the conversion into six apartments for sale or rental, or an owner occupier looking to reinstate the property as a stunning single family residence. As a single residence there is the possibility of a home office or granny annex, gym or games room, subject to planning.

The property is set over four floor and has been part converted into 6 luxury apartments. There is currently planning permission for 7 apartments, Cheshire East Planning application number 19/1409M and previously planning was granted for five apartments with a lift, planning application number 14/2081M. Please speak to Daniel Hayhurst or Demi Willner at Fisher German to discuss the planning permission in more detail.

Knutsford is popular with all people and the flats would be particularly attractive to downsizing Knutsford residents wanting to be close to the town centre.

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