Woodgates Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2

5 beds | 4 baths | 3 receptions | Offers in excess of £600,000


  • Of interest to self builders and developers.
  • A rare opportunity to build a substantial family home in a desirable area.
  • Four / Five bedrooms and three bathrooms, Three reception rooms and open plan design.
  • Contemporary design with lots of natural light.
  • Private grounds and gardens.
  • Convenient location for commuting and for schooling.

A truly rare opportunity to construct a substantial new "Grand Designs" style property in a desirable and convenient location on the outskirts of Blackburn. Croasdale occupies an elevated South facing position with superb long distance views and is set within a desirable residential area synonymous with quality.

Planning consent has been granted for a new 4 / 5 bedroom dwelling set over three floors extending to approximately 322 sq.m. (3467sqft) on the plot which is currently occupied by the existing dwelling and is surrounded by lovely gardens and grounds.

Viewing strictly by appointment with Mortimers Blackburn office 01254 662223.

Croasdale is located on Woodgates Road to the South of Billinge Woods in an established and desirable residential area on the outskirts of Blackburn. The site occupies an elevated position and is approximately South facing with far reaching rural views.

A planning application has been granted to extend and totally renovate the existing dwelling under planning reference 0/18/0713 Blackburn with Darwen Council. All planning documentation can be accessed using the Blackburn with Darwen web site.

The Architects, award winning Tony Holt Design were asked to design a modern spacious and contemporary family home to make the most of the plots elevated position and rural views.

The site is accessed from Woodgates Road by a private driveway leading to the house. The proposed house is a substantial three story dwelling with four bedrooms spread over two floors and modern open plan living space at ground floor level.

The accommodation briefly comprises spacious entrance hall with large cloak room and W.C , open plan living dining kitchen with direct access to the gardens will have lots of natural light and superb views from substantial windows. There is a large living room and a study as well as a utility room and plant room.

To the first floor there are three bedrooms master with vaulted ceiling, en suite and dressing room, bedrooms 2 and 3 share the house bathroom and bedroom 3 has a dressing room. On the first floor there is also a sewing room which could easily be a fourth bedroom. Bedroom 4 /5 is located on the second floor and its own large en suite bathroom. All rooms are orientated towards the countryside views.

There is a detached double garage within the grounds and substantial gardens to be landscaped.

The appearance of the property is contemporary but appropriate to the setting. The house is to be finished in stone and render with timber boarding and the roof is to be natural slate.

This truly enviable property is situated in a sought after area of Blackburn, neighbouring Pleasington and close to local commuting networks with the M65 and the M6 both within easy reach and main line train services available from Preston approximately 25 minutes drive. There are also good road connections to Manchester City Centre and surrounding East Lancashire business centres.

Whilst the location has a distinctive rural feel, it is very convenient for the town centre and there are excellent schools nearby including Westholme and Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School.

Directions
From Blackburn drive up Billinge End Road heading towards the Clogg & Billycock pub. When the road levels the turning to Woodgates Road can be seen on the right hand side with white stones marking the approach. Croasdale is the first house on the left.

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