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Plot for sale

Building Plot, Stiverton House, Steeton, BD20 6QR

Guide Price £375,000



53.894099, -1.9356157

Key features

  • Substantial detached residence
  • full planning permission for demolition
  • & construction of a replacement dwelling - similar stature & scale
  • Plot stands adjacent to the original walled kitchen garden
  • Includes a small paddock
  • Site extends in total to about 0.7 acres

Full description

The property is situated on the eastern fringes of the popular village of Steeton with amenities which include two parks, a football and cricket pitch, a local Co-op food store, three pubs and a primary school. The village is also close to Airedale General Hospital and has a train station with regular direct services to Skipton, Bradford and Leeds. There is good secondary schooling at South Craven School in nearby Cross Hills and highly regarded grammar schools in the market town of Skipton. The vibrant town of Keighley is about 2.5 miles to the south east providing all the amenities and services one would expect from a town of this size.

The origins of Stiverton House are believed to date from circa 1860 with later additions towards the end of the century and the early 1900s. Although the current residence is of significant stature and attractive in appearance, it is suffering from a number of structural failings resulting from historic alterations and extensions onto insufficient foundations which seemingly did not properly take into account the ground conditions.

The nature and severity of the structural issues affecting the existing house make its construction unviable, hence the brave proposal to start again by replacing Stiverton House with a new build single residence of similar scale providing prospective purchasers with a rare and exciting opportunity.

As well as the plot on which the existing house stands, the property being sold also includes the adjacent original walled kitchen garden and a paddock extending to the south, with the site as a whole extending to approximately 0.70 acres.

Bradford Metropolitan District Council granted planning permission for an ambitious scheme prepared by the planning and development team at David Hill LLP for the construction of a replacement dwelling at Stiverton House.
Application No.: 21/06106/FUL dated 17th February 2022.

A copy of the approved plans and associated documents are available for inspection at the agent's office. Electronic copies of the documents can be provided on request, however there will be a charge for hard copies.

The approved scheme provides well planned, spacious accommodation on two floors which briefly comprises;

Ground Floor - entrance vestibule, hall (stairs to first floor), shower room, utility room, full width open plan kitchen/dining room and a full width open plan living room/snug.

First Floor - central landing with house bathroom and six double bedrooms, two of which are ensuite.

Approximate total gross internal floor area (excl garage) 250 sqm (2691sqft)

Basement level double garage (6.00m x 5.50m)
Terraced seating areas and gardens with the original walled kitchen garden and paddock beyond.

Additional Property
Adjacent to the building plot and also currently available for sale through David Hill LLP is an extensive range of attractive traditional buildings, part of which offer tremendous scope for further redevelopment (subject to planning). The buildings currently comprise a two bedroom cottage, annexed to which is a separate one bedroom apartment and a beautifully appointed detached three bedroom barn conversion, arranged around a charming courtyard setting with paddock beyond. Full details are available on request from the agents.

General Notes
In the event of the building plot and additional property being sold separately, the following will apply.

1. The property comprising Brooks Barn and the parcel of retained land will each have a right of way over the section of access coloured brown.

2. The building plot purchasers will disconnect the existing gas, electricity and drainage to the property and remove the section of buildings shown coloured green on the plan within 6 months of completion of the sale. Rights will be granted where possible to the building plot through the adjacent property to enable connection to mains services.

3. The building plot purchasers will erect a new boundary structure (specification to be agreed) between points ABC and DE within 6 months of completion of the sale.

We understand mains electricity, mains gas and mains water are available nearby. Drainage will be to a new package treatment plant to be installed by the purchasers within 6 months of the property being sold.


From Skipton head south on the A629 Skipton Road to Kildwick roundabout and continue on the dual carriageway (A629) to the Silsden/Steeton roundabout. Take the third exit onto Station Road signed to Steeton and continue past the train station and Steeton Hall Hotel to the traffic lights at the junction with Keighley Road (B6265). At the lights turn left and continue for about 850 metres where the entrance to the property is on the right. A for sale sign has been erected.

Subject: Building Plot, Stiverton House, Steeton, BD20 6QR

David Hill is a trading name of David Hill LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales with registration number OC385084.
Registered office: The New Ship, Mill Bridge, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 1NJ