Where is the F1 Use located?
Buxton is a famous spa town in the High Peak Borough of Derbyshire. Buxton is England's highest Market Town and situated on the edge of the Peak District National Park, c26 miles southeast of Manchester, 28 miles southwest of Sheffield, and 35 miles northwest of Derby. Buxton remains one of most popular tourist destinations in the High Peak, attracting more than 1.5 million visitors annually with an estimated visitor spend of £60 million each year*.
Northwood House fronts Corbar Road just 0.4 miles north of Buxton Town Centre. Access is via Corbar Woods Lane, a short private lane giving Northwood House and others. It is predominantly a residential location with a number of homes and guest houses close by.
Buxton is served by a rail line with 24 trains per day between Buxton and Manchester* and journey times of just under an hour. (*Retail Investment Prospectus, Buxton).
Former educational building. Existing use may appeal to Schools, Colleges, Religious groups. Offering conversion potential STP. In 0.94 acres providing lawned gardens and parking.
Northwood House was built in 1908 and provides cellular accommodation over three floors. The ground floor retains some attractive period features such as oak panelling, impressive fireplaces and stairwell. There is also a small basement which is not accessible. Property in need of repair and refurbishment.
How has the accommodation been measured?
The accommodation has been measured on a Net Internal Area basis (NIA) in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring practice. The basement has not been inspected and the area assumed from historical records. All measurements should be checked.
|Basement not inspected
We believe the property was last used as Class F1 (Learning and non-residential institutions) of the The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended). We understand there is a permitted change of use to Class F2 (Local community). The property may also be suitable for a broad Class E (Commercial Business and Service). Class C (Residential uses) may be affected by the Nutrient Neutrality policy and parties seeking this use should take appropriate planning advice before submitting an offer. Northwood House is situated in The Park Conservation area and subject to The Park Article 4 (removing permitted development rights). All parties should confirm the planning position with the relevant Local Authority.
It is understood all mains services are connected to the property. The agents give no guarantee in respect of connectivity or capacity and interested parties must rely on their own investigations.
What is the Ratable Value?
The property is currently listed as a University and premises on VOA.gov.uk.
How is the accommodation offered?
Northwood House for sale freehold. There will be no tenancies or occupiers but some furniture and chattels could be left on completion. The vendor has a strong preference for an unconditional sale.
£450,000 offers in excess of. Please check the VAT status.
All figures are quoted exclusive of VAT, we are advised the property is not registered for VAT.
What are the viewing arrangements?
OMEETO do not take any responsibility for any loss or injury caused whilst carrying out a site visit. It is not possible to access the basement.
If you plan to submit a proposal, please contact the agent for a copy of the information pack.