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TENANT INFORMATION

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Payments associated with early termination of the tenancy when requested by the tenant

Interest, at a rate of up to 3% above the Bank of England's base rate, for late payment of rent (which is more than 14 days overdue)

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A rare opportunity to purchase a Grade II listed hall (now in ruins), together with c153.8 acres/c62.2 ha parkland and two lakes, having potential for some form of residential development (on parts) or other uses (STPP).
GREAT BARR HALL ? Brief history
Great Barr Hall is an 18th-century mansion with associations with the Lunar Society and is a Grade II listed building. It is, however, in a very poor state of repair and is on the Buildings at Risk Register.
It is a nine-bay mansion in the Strawberry Hill Gothic Revival style. The house was much altered and extended about 1840 and in 1863 by Sir Francis Scott, 3rd Baronet, After his death in 1863. his widow Mildred lived on in the Hall until her death in 1909.
In 1911, the estate was purchased by a local hospital board. The hospital was closed and in the 1980s the grounds became a nature reserve. The hall itself was abandoned in 1978 and, despite its 1971 Grade II* listing (since revised by English Heritage to Grade II), was left to decay.
SUMMARY
A large part of the land is surrounded by established residential development and is bordered by the M6 to the south west.
Exploiting the development potential of the land will require a solution that includes the restoration of Great Barr Hall (or an agreed replacement Statement Building - STPP). It is believed there is potential for some new residential development on parts of the land (STPP) with an appropriate number of dwellings to achieve a viable scheme.
Possible future uses of the restored Hall or replacement building could be care or community with public access to the parkland and lakes for leisure.
Work on the lakes will need to be undertaken as required by the Environment Agency.
LOCATION
Great Barr is located 6 miles to the north west of Birmingham city centre. It as all amenities expected of a very busy residential area with good road and rail connections to West Bromwich, Walsall and Birmingham.
During the 1960s the area received a motorway link when Junction 7 of the newly built M6 motorway was opened on the A34. It is also located close to the starting point of the M5, which can be accessed just one mile northwards on the M6
PLANNING
The land/property has an extensive planning history. Plans were submitted in 2013 for a development of 57 large dwellings on substantial plots on various parts of the lands (extending in areas to a total of c34.5 acres) - see diagram below and by visiting Walsall Council Planning Department - Restoration and alterations to Great Barr Hall Grade ll and Grade ll Registered Park including 57 dwellings - application reference 13/1567/FL, the application has never been determined. However, there has been indications in principle for some form of development to be supported subject to viability and agreed enabling works. There are a significant number of technical reports within the application.
A policy within Walsall Council Allocation Document (SAD) January 2019 (pages 130-140), has further details regarding support for potential development of the lands/property.
Confirmation of an acceptable scale of development has yet to be indicated, we believe it may be possible to achieve a significant number of new dwellings (on parts of the land) together with potential restoration or redevelopment of the Hall (STPP). Walsall Council planners and Historic England are keen to see restoration of the Hall, surrounding land and lakes.
GENERAL ACCESS
Access will be off Chapel Lane.
SERVICES/DRAINAGE
All utilities are thought to be available together with drainage. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries in respect to availability of drainage, services and cost of connections.
Existing Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way.
The land is to be sold subject to and with the benefit of all wayleaves, easements and rights of way, whether or not mentioned in these details.
VIEWING
Strictly by prior appointment with Compass Land and Development.
TENURE
The land is to be sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.
TERMS
Guide price: Conditional (STPP) and Unconditional offers are invited in excess of £7,000,000
CONDITIONS OF SALE:
(1) The purchasers are to exchange contracts within a timescale to be agreed, from when their solicitors receive draft contract documentation.
(2) The purchasers are to pay an agreed deposit at exchange of contracts. If a conditional sale, the deposit will be refundable if planning permission is refused by the local planning authority and upheld in any subsequent appeal.
(3) If conditional, the purchasers are to submit a suitable planning application within an agreed timescale from exchange of contracts.
(4) Legal completion is to take place within an agreed timescale, or if conditional, following receipt of planning permission, completion of S.106 Agreement and expiry of Judicial Review period.
Compass Land & Development for themselves, and for the vendors of the land, whose agents they are, give notice that; (A) These particulars are produced in good faith, but are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a contract; (B) No person in the employment of Compass Land and Development has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty what so ever to the land. These details are presented subject to Contract and without prejudice. November 2020.
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Date Listing Posted: 09/11/2020
Updated: 14/04/2021
Days on : 155

0 Bedroom Land For Sale

Suttons Drive, Great Barr, B43

£7,000,000 Guide Price

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Nearby Stations
Hamstead Station - 1.15 miles Tame Bridge Parkway Station - 2.06 miles Perry Barr Station - 2.41 miles Bescot Stadium Station - 2.88 miles
Nearby Schools
Whitecrest Primary School - 0.21 miles Holy Name Catholic Primary School - 0.32 miles Calshot Primary School - 0.58 miles Ferndale Primary School - 0.64 miles
Estimated running costs:
Mortgage £25,123
Energy £130
Water £0
Broadband £30
Home insurance £13
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