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Sold Prior | Lot 10

The Old Vicarage 56 Main Street, Hornby, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA2 8JT

Sold Prior

  • Detached House
  • Tenure: See Legal Pack

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Auction Date

Thu 16/09/2021

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Online Auction Online Auction,

A Grade II Listed former Care Home with potential for Residential Conversion, subject to obtaining the relevant consents.

A detached Grade II listed property with accommodation arranged over three floors. The property is accessed off Main Street via the entrance to Hornby Castle, which in turn leads to a private driveway through a stone archway and into the car park and surrounding gardens.


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Internally the accommodation comprises: Basement – Uninhabitable and currently used as a boiler room. Ground Floor – Hall, lounges, dining room, bathrooms, resident's bedrooms, kitchen, laundry etc. First Floor - resident's bedrooms (some with en-suites / WC’s), and bathrooms. Second Floor – Currently arranged as manager’s self-contained flat, with access off the first floor landing.

Additional Accommodation

There is a small single storey conservatory style extension to the front/right corner and two-storey sections to the rear. Beyond this, there are single storey link-sections that lead to a two-storey annexe at the rear/left corner of the site currently arranged as 4 additional rooms.


Listed building consent was granted in 2010 for the erection of an extension to provide 15 new bedrooms. Planning reference 10/00610/LB Lancaster City Council. This was started and works were carried out to the gates and entrance.

Development Potential

The current vendor considered conversion to create a substantial residential property and has provided proposed concept drawings which are available on request.

Floor Area

We have taken the Net Internal Floor Area from the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) as follows: Net Internal Area approx: 597 sq m (6426.05 sq ft)


Located in the Lune Valley and the Forest of Bowland (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty), Hornby has a Post Office & Tea Rooms, Village Stores, GP Surgery, Butchers, Primary School, Day Nursery and Lune Valley Swimming Pool. It is also situated in the catchment area for Lancaster Boys and Girls Grammar Schools and Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale. Hornby is 15 minutes from J34 of the M6 and on the bus route to Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale.



Additional Auction Information

Please refer to legal pack for additional fees and the Auction Information document for guidance prior to bidding.

Important Notice

Please note we are required under The Estate Agents Act 1979 and the Provision of Information Regulations 1991, to point out that the client we are acting for on the sale of this property is a ‘Connected Person’ as defined by that act.

Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating C

Local Authority

Lancaster City Council

Additional Fees

Buyer's Premium - £10000 inc VAT payable on exchange of contracts.

Administration Charge - 1.5% inc VAT of the purchase price, subject to a minimum of £1500 inc VAT, payable on exchange of contracts.

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Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.