House For Sale

St Nicholas Vicarage, 22, Groveland Road, Wallasey, Merseyside

Offers Over £450,000


BY INFORMAL TENDER 01/10/20 A substantial former Vicarage with planning for the sub-division into a pair of semi-detached dwellings, but also ideal as a large family home, or nursery.

  • For sale by Informal Tender - closing date 12 noon 01/10/20
  • Planning approval for sub-division of existing Vicarage
  • Ideal as a large family home, nursery, Airbnb, or alternative uses
  • 5 reception rooms, Breakfast kitchen
  • Utility, panty, boot room and stores
  • 8 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 cloakrooms
  • Large east-facing gardens
  • Planning submitted for a new driveway



Situation
The Vicarage is situated at the head of a cul-de-sac on an established and highly regarded residential setting, on the fringe of the Town of Wallasey on the mouth of the River Mersey, on the Wirral Peninsula.


The area offers a wealth of amenities and facilities whist Liverpool and Chester provide a comprehensive offering. Local recreational
opportunities include various golf courses, including Wallasey and Bidston Golf Courses, rugby and water sports. The area is also
well-served by state primary and secondary schools.


Wallasey is conveniently placed for ease of access to Liverpool, St Helens and Chester in addition to the motorway network. Wallasey has two railway stations, with direct lines services to Chester and Liverpool, offering connections to Euston, London.


The Property
The Vicarage is a substantial residence, currently forming part of the adjacent Church and now surplus to requirements. Planning was granted for the construction of a new Vicarage to the south of the property, which is now complete, along with the conversion of the original Vicarage to create a pair of semi- detached dwellings, in addition to the construction of a new detached dwelling to the north of the former Vicarage. At the time of writing, a further planning application has been submitted for an amendment to the current driveway arrangement, to create a
second driveway at the northern end of Groveland Road.


This property offers considerable scope and will appeal to those seeking a substantial family home but equally to developers wishing to implement the planning consent, in addition to the investment market, day nurseries and care home operators, subject to the necessary consents. The current accommodation is detailed in the floorplans included within these particulars.


Whilst the property has been altered and modernised over the years, it still retains some wonderful architectural period features including exposed polishes floorboards, high plaster coved ceilings, deep skiting and door architraves, stone mullion windows and some original fireplaces. In addition, the property features a fine turned staircase and some original pitch-pine cabinetry.


Outside
Sitting behind an attractive stone wall, the property sits in generous gardens, with lawned gardens to the front with the principal gardens to the rear, with an eastern aspect.


A planning application has been logged with Wirral Borough Council, for approval for a new vehicular access to the north of the front elevation, off Groveland Road, which will serve the existing Vicarage. This application is pending at the time or writing.


Planning Approval
Planning was granted for "The construction of a new vicarage and dwelling alongside the sub-division of the existing vicarage" under planning reference APP/18/00286 on 15th November 2018, under a combined application for the new Vicarage. The planning approval has been implemented with the construction of the new Vicarage, so the approval will be extant. All planning documents plans, and surveys will be available from Wirral Borough Council


Planning Portal
A recent planning application has been submitted for the new driveway, which is available to view on the planning portal, under reference NMA/20/00954 (alternative reference PP-08893875).

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