Savills | Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9YD | Property for sale
Excess of £550,000(€636,721)

Bassenthwaite LakeCockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 9YD


    Key features

    • Detached attractive 6 bedroom Victorian house with fell views
    • Rear gardens with full planning consent for 2 new local occupancy homes (7/2020/2124)
    • Sought after location in the Lake District National Park near Bassenthwaite Lake
    • Total site area 0.28 hectares
    • For sale by private treaty

    An exciting development opportunity located in the Lake District National Park near Bassenthwaite Lake.

    About this property

    • Oakleigh is an attractive detached Victorian house, arranged over three storeys with a pitched slate roof. It has open fell views to the south and has a gravelled driveway leading to the large garden area to the rear of the property. The property is divided into two apartments: one on the ground floor and the other on the first and second floor. The ground floor is accessed via the front door and comprises: hallway, living room, sitting room, dining room, kitchen, utility and downstairs bathroom. The first and second floor apartment is accessed to the rear of the property and is approached via a staircase leading to the first floor and comprises: kitchen, living room, bathroom and 3 bedrooms (two doubles and one single), landing and staircase to second floor which has a bathroom and 3 further bedrooms (one double and two singles). The house is centrally heated by Calor gas and has timber sliding sash single glazed windows. The main house offers about 252 sq m (2,708 sq ft) of accommodation space plus about 7 sq m (72 sq ft) in the external boiler room.

      Outside
      The property extends to about 0.28 hectares (0.69 acres) and has a lawned garden area to the eastern side of the main house, a driveway running along the western boundary leading to the outbuildings to the rear of the house and a large rear garden area.

      Planning Permission
      The property has the benefit of full planning permission for demolition of the existing outbuildings at the rear of the main house and the erection of two local occupancy dwellings including access, landscaping and associate infrastructure (planning application reference: 7/2020/2124). Full details can be found on the Lake District National Park Planning Authority website at: https://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/planning .The planning permission makes use of the large garden area to create two 3 bedroom detached houses with separate gardens and parking spaces, as shown on the Proposed Site Plan.

      Dwelling 1 uses the south western part of the garden and provides a two storey house with living room with doors out to the garden, dining kitchen, utility, hall, bathroom, study, dressing room and an ensuite double bedroom on the ground floor and two double bedrooms and family bathroom on the first floor. Outside it has a parking area to the front of the property and gardens to the side and rear.

      Dwelling 2 uses the north eastern part of the garden area and provides a two storey house with front porch, hall, utility, kitchen with open plan dining and living area with sliding doors out to the garden, study/snug and a bathroom on the ground floor and three bedrooms (one en-suite) and family bathroom on the first floor. Outside it has two parking spaces to the south east of the space apportioned to Dwelling 2 and a surrounding garden area.

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    Additional information

    • Directions: From Penrith (M6 Junction 40) take the A66 west bound signposted Keswick/ Western Lake District and follow for about 14 miles and at the roundabout, take the third exit to stay on the A66. Continue on the Keswick Bypass/A66 for 1.6 miles and at the Crosthwaite Roundabout take the second exit and stay on the Keswick Bypass/A66 for about 7.4 miles and the take the right turn (signed Castle Inn Dubwath) onto the B5291 and then follow the road round to the left and Oakleigh is the third property on the right.
    • EPC Rating = G