Thwaite Gate Farm Barns, Carnforth, Lancashire

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A rare development opportunity of five traditional barns with full planning permission for conversion. Situated close to the market town of Carnforth, this fantastic site offers developers the chance to create well-designed, courtyard like accommodation.

Thwaite Gate Farm is a former farmstead comprising of a courtyard of traditional barns which has been granted planning consent for conversion into 5 residential units.

Set in an edge-of-town position the property is in a highly accessible location, within walking distance of the market town amenities of Carnforth yet enjoying a rural outlook with agricultural land to the rear and an outlook over Lancaster Canal to the front. Carnforth offers a range of amenities and services well suited to a variety of buyers from the family market with an excellent primary and secondary school close by, or those purchasers looking to commute further afield. There are excellent access links via Carnforth railway station and direct trains to London Euston, and motorway access via Junction 35 of the M6 motorway, meaning the property is well connected.

The barns comprise of a range of traditional stone barns situated within a courtyard arrangement, being previously utilised for agricultural purposes. Prior approval planning consent has been granted for the conversion of the stone barns under planning reference 23/00058/PAA. The units provide for 3 x 2-bedroom dwellings and 2 x 4-bedroom dwellings.

Each residential unit has a designated curtilage area as shown on the site plan, however there may be the opportunity to acquire additional land by separate negotiation.

The former farmstead is situated in a quiet yet accessible position, and is accessed over Lancaster Canal via a shared access which leads to Thwaite Gate House, Thwaite Gate Farmhouse and Thwaite Gate Farm.

The completed units will provide an exceptional opportunity and are likely to be of interest to those purchasers looking for a highly accessible position, and those wanting to enjoy a balanced life-work lifestyle. The properties will also be of interest to the family market given the excellent local schooling.

This is a unique opportunity and is ideal for developers to create well-designed accommodation in a sought-after position.

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