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I hope you are well.
It is definitely possible to split the title. Usually this is done when the property is sold so will be a transfer of part.
It will be difficult to split it before the property is sold because you will need to grant easements (rights of access etc) over the retained property for access and services etc and you cannot grant these easements to yourself.
I hope this helps but am happy to answer further questions if you have any.
It is still possible for you to purchase part of the property while she owns the rest of the house.
The difficulty will only arise if your Gran was trying to split the title herself and both parts being in her ownership.
But if you or a third party were to purchase it, it is absolutely fine and definitely possible.
A TP1 (transfer of part) would need to be drafted with a plan of the area you are purchasing. The transfer would need to include rights of access over your grandmother's house to the part that you are purchasing. It is advisable for both you and your grandmother to have solicitors representing you so the transfer is drafted properly.
Once the purchase has completed, the transfer would be sent to Land Registry and a new title number for the land you are purchasing would be created.
Hope this helps.
The size of the driveway/access point does not matter. As long as there are sufficient rights of way for the proposed dwelling (this will be dealt with in the transfer) then this should not make anything more difficult.
No you will not have to apply for it, it will be dealt with in the transfer :)
No, the TP1 is the transfer which deals with the sale/transfer of the land.
The AP1 is the application form.
Both forms will need to be sent to Land Registry.
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I'm not entirely sure to be honest.
You may be able to copy and paste it but I do not know if there is a way you can export it. Sorry!
no problem :)