Archive for month: August, 2012

Lodge for Sale at Auction: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

29 Aug
August 29, 2012

Arle Court Lodge for Sale at Auction

A Freehold Grade II Listed Detached Lodge for sale to be offered at auction with Planning Permission for Conversion to provide a Three Bedroom House.

Arle Court Lodge is located on the south side of Gloucester Road (A40), immediately to the east of the roundabout and its junction with B4063. Gloucester Road leads to the M5 Motorway (Junction 11) to the west and access to Cheltenham town centre to the east. Local shops and more extensive facilities are available in Cheltenham to the east and Gloucester to the west. Gloucestershire Airport is located nearby and Rail services run from Cheltenham Spa Station to the east.


The property comprises a Grade II Listed detached building arranged over ground and one upper floor beneath a pitched roof. There is a parking area and a garden.


Local Planning Authority: Cheltenham Borough CouncilTel: (01242) 262626 The property is to be offered with planning permission for the erection of a two storey extension and alterations to facilitate a change of use from offices to single dwelling (Application Ref: 12/00097/LBC).


The property is subject to a Commercial Lease for a term of 3 years from 1st January 2010 at a current rent of £7,200 per annum. Either party can serve 3 months’ notice for vacant possession.


There aren’t any photos other than the one you can see, but even if you were considering buying it, it’s always worth visiting the property -contrary to the people you see on homes under the hammer. The auction is on 13th September 2012 with viewing available: Wednesday 29th August, Monday 3rd, Thursday 6th and Tuesday 11th September between 12.30 – 1.00 p.m.

For further details please visit the listing here or contact the auction house.

Converted Watermill for Sale: Hitchin, Hertfordshire

23 Aug
August 23, 2012

This converted watermill for sale is situated within the Astwick Conservation Area close to the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire border, one mile from the small town of Stotfold.

The watermill, which dates back to 1780 was converted by the current owners nearly 30 years ago and the site has been the location for a watermill dating back to the time of the Domesday book.

It is a 6 bedroom detached house with 4 reception rooms and 3 bathrooms. The property also benefits from a large garden, private parking (with a garage), outbuildings, tennis court and a river with double and single bank fishing rights.
The gardens, which are totally secluded, are divided by the wide millstream and predominantly laid to lawn. The gardens are a haven for wildlife enthusiasts to enjoy throughout the year with kingfishers, herons, swans, coots and owls viewed from both inside and outside the property. From the family room a sunny, sheltered patio overlooks the jetty, millstream and gardens beyond.

More photos and further details can be found here. The price is available on application.

Renovation Project for Sale: Stockbridge, Hampshire

22 Aug
August 22, 2012

It’s rare when a renovation project for sale comes on the market. This property in Hampshire is especially, as it’s one that isn’t at auction and can be viewed whilst the decision can be thought about for a while.

Concealed off the High Street within the conservation area, is this small detached cottage with planning permission to extend. There isn’t too much detail to be found on the property other than there are gardens in excess of an acre, leading down to a carrier of the River Test.

The existing accommodation consists of a kitchenette, shower room, first floor sitting room with bedroom off and an integral garage. The garden is in total about 1.18 acres.

As always further details can be found here. The guide price is £395,000.

Converted Windmill for Sale: Hailsham, East Sussex

21 Aug
August 21, 2012

A Grade II Listed converted windmill for sale on the edge of the town with detached studio, landscaped garden and far reaching views from the top floor.

Location. In a residential location on the outskirts of Hailsham with excellent access to local amenities. The Town Centre is about 1 mile and has a comprehensive range of shops with two supermarkets, cinema and a leisure centre with swimming pool.

Description. Harebeating Mill is a stylish and contemporary 3 bedroom Grade II Listed former windmill, converted in 2006 and which now forms a comfortable and modern family home. The elevations are brick, part weather boarded beneath copper and lead roofs.The accommodation is arranged principally over the ground floor with a entrance/dining hall which is in the roundel and has exposed oak timbers. The open plan kitchen/family room has a vaulted ceiling and bi-folding doors into the sheltered garden. There are also 2 bedrooms on the ground floor, one of which has an en suite shower room, and a family bathroom.

A spiral staircase leads from the dining hall up to the first floor where there is a further bedroom and a separate bathroom. The staircase then continues to the top floor sitting room which has full height windows with views over the surrounding countryside.

Outside. Harebeating Mill is approached from a private no through road via a wooden five bar gate. There is a gravel drive approach with parking/turning area for several cars.

The garden, which is principally laid to lawn, forms a maintained setting and is fence enclosed. To the front there are areas of lawn whilst to the rear there is a sheltered sitting out area with hot tub, to which doors also lead from the master

The windmill has a guide price of £550,000-570,000 and further details can be found here.

Converted Chapel for Sale: Holsworthy, Devon

20 Aug
August 20, 2012

This unique converted chapel for sale is situated in a rural location in the village of Sutcombe in West Devon. The market town of Holsworthy is within 5 miles, which offers an outdoor market every Wednesday, a wide selection of shops and services, along with secondary school, doctor’s surgery, hospital, industrial estate, leisure with swimming pool, library and golf course.

The property itself is a 4 bedroom detached building which backs onto open countryside. There is a small garden to the front and off road parking to the side/rear along with a garage/workshop. There’s under floor heating on the ground level and radiators on the 1st floor with double glazing throughout.

The chapel for sale is freehold and on the market for £299,950. The estate agent’s details can be found here.

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