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Abbeyfield House, 1 Colston Road, Airdrie, Lanarkshire North, ML6 7AA

12 bedroom detached house for sale

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Hello, are you looking for a fantastic development/conversion opportunity, set within mature grounds in a popular residential area of Airdrie?
Would you like the ability to develop, transform and bring this substantial property to life, whether that be as residential or commercial venture?

This is a rarely available opportunity which a huge amount of potential - whether you are looking for a substantial family home or indeed a commercial venture.

The subjects known as Abbeyfield House, were purpose built in 1986 and previously operated by Abbeyfield Scotland as supported living accommodation for up to 10 residents in en-suite bedrooms, with communal living and kitchen facilities .
With access from Colston Road the property has low level brick boundary walls with landscaped front garden area, and a more private mainly grassed garden area to one side. At the rear of the property there is a monoblock surfaced parking area accessed from the end of the public road.

The building, with facing brickwork finish and a concrete tiled pitched roof, is for the most part single story but part two storey at south facing gable onto which a conservatory was added in 2005.
Internally concrete solid floors to ground floor with suspended timber upper floor, two enclosed stairs providing access to upper floors. Double door main entrance to front, rear access and side access doors. The property is double glazed, including double glazed velux style windows.

The property has an estimated total gross internal area of some 446.7 sq.m.(4,810 sq.ft.) as follows : -

Ground Floor – some 282.8 sq.m. (3,045 sq.ft) with additional conservatory extension. Front entrance vestibule leading to the main hall off which is an open plan communal living room, kitchen with fitted units which connects through to a boiler/utility room, two bathrooms off the central corridor which then leads to 8 bedrooms (each 13.7 sq.m with en-suite off with built in vanity units and cupboard.
There are rear and side entrance halls both of which have enclosed internal stairs providing access to first floor accommodation .

First Floor – some 163.9 sq.m (1,765 sq.ft.). Central corridor with a further two residents bedrooms both with ensuite facilities and cupboards, additional bedroom and a self contained 2 bedroom caretakers accommodation with living room / dining room , fitted kitchen and bathroom (3 piece suite) as well as store cupboards .

The property has a gas fired central heating system with panel radiators and the gas fired boiler is located in the utility room. There is an intruder alarm, fire alarm system installed with smoke/heat detectors, emergency lighting and alarm controls .
Services within resident bedrooms have been adapted to provide supported accommodation with wet shower, support rails, warden call facilities etc .

Please note Igloo are jointly marketing this property Robert Mackintosh – Chartered Surveyors.

The property is situated within the popular Drumgelloch residential area some one mile to the East of Airdrie town centre.
Colston Road is part of a cul de sac development of modern private housing comprising a mixture of semi-detached and detached two storey and some terraced housing. Drumgelloch railway station is within walking distance some ½ mile away which also has a large park and ride facility. The nearby more traditional residential property on and to north side of Forrest Street forms part of conservation area with several higher value individual properties and modern flatted developments.

The subjects as a domestic property in multiple occupation has been entered in the
Council Tax Valuation List for domestic properties as 10 separate entries rooms 1-10 each with Council Tax Band A .There is also a further entry in respect of subjects as a non-domestic property described as Abbeyfield House – Office with a rateable value of £5,200 with effect from 16/07/2012 ( referring to 83.38 sq.m on first floor )

Further information on non-domestic rates / domestic council tax is available from the Regional Assessor or online at www.saa.gov.uk and in respect of amount payable information available from Local Council .

Understand with reference to the current North Lanarkshire Council Local Development Plan that the property is within a general residential area under policy HCF 1A .

Understand in terms of The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997 that the present use of the subjects would come under Class 8 – Residential Institutions – for the provision of residential accommodation and care to people in need. Class 8 also includes use as a nursing home or as a residential school, college or training centre with planning permission being required for change of use to any other use class.

For any planning enquiry please contact :

North Lanarkshire Council Planning
Fleming House (3rd floor)
Tryst Road
G67 1JW
Tel : 01236 632500
Email: esplanning@northlan.gov.uk

Dimensions or measurements of area ,where stated in the report , are in accordance with the definitions and applications to be adopted as recommended in the current RICS Code of Measuring Practice. The gross internal area (GIA ) is defined as the area of a building measured to the internal face of the perimeter walls at each floor level and in this case includes internal structural or partition walls and stairs/stairwells to provide an overall floor area.

This house description is based upon information supplied by the owner, or on behalf of the owner. These property particulars are produced in good faith and do not constitute or form part of any contract. s1homes do not take any responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this document.


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