The subject site is located in a primarily residential area to the north west of Altrincham town centre.
The immediate area is characterised by attractive residential Edwardian and Victorian dwellings and tree lined roads.
Loreto Grammar School is adjacent to the south west, with North Cestrian School beyond this.
The site is accessed from Hartley Road, which links to the A56 approximately 200m to the south.
The site comprises Loreto Convent and consists of the main Convent building and surrounding grounds including landscaped gardens, areas of hard standing car parking and access driveways.
The site is broadly rectangular in shape and extends to approximately 0.87 acres with c.30% site coverage.
Access is via two driveways from Hartley Road.
There is dense tree cover on the site albeit this is mainly confined to perimeters.
The three-storey detached property is currently used as a convent (use class C2).
None of the trees on site are protected by a tree protection order (TPO).
Loreto Convent is not listed or locally listed and does not lie within a conservation area.
The property lies in a predominantly residential area, although opposite Loreto Grammar School.