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3 bedroom mixed use for sale

1 Duddon Road, Askam-In-Furness, Lancashire, LA16

Guide Price £134,950

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The subject property occupies a prominent position on the corner of Duddon Road and Duke Street in the centre of Askam-in-Furness, Cumbria, in the north west of England.

Askam-in-Furness is connected to Ireleth and originally consisted of two separate coastal villages which have now merged to become one continuous settlement with a population of 3,632 (2001 Census). There are two schools, a number of village halls, public houses and a sports club which is situated a short distance to the west. Askam is located immediately to the east of the Duddon Estuary and the Irish Sea, 3 miles to the north of Dalton-in-Furness, 7 miles north of Barrow-in-Furness and 7 miles west of Ulverston. All are accessed by the A595 which in turn connects with the A590 main arterial route that travels north to Kendal and Junction 36 of M6 Motorway, 35 miles to the east.

Millom is situated a short distance across the Duddon Estuary however, it is reached via the A595, approximately 17 miles away and Sellafield Nuclear Power Station is circa 37 miles to the north west, reached via the A595.

The property is adjacent to the Co-Operative supermarket in one of Askam's main neighbourhood areas. Askam-in-Furness railway station is immediately opposite and the local sports club and sea front are to the north west.


The property comprises a three storey corner building with self-contained retail lock- up shop and separately accessed three bedroom maisonette. The property is rendered and painted externally with UPVC framed double glazed windows under a pitched slate roof and has a ground floor UPVC framed retail shop window and pedestrian entrance and separate pedestrian access to the maisonette.

Internally, the ground floor is arranged as an open plan shop with hard wearing vinyl flooring, part tile/part plaster painted walls, suspended spot-lighting, wall mounted air conditioning unit and doorway to a rear kitchen, office/stockroom and stairs lead to the basement storage and former food preparation area.

The upper residential maisonette is separately accessed via an external pedestrian entrance and provides a first floor lounge and kitchen/dining room and the second floor comprises three bedrooms and a bathroom.

The kitchen/dining room (5.61m x 3.28m) has floor and wall mounted units incorporating marble effect worktops, stainless steel sink and drainer, integral electric hob and electric oven, integral washing machine and an electric fire with surround.

The lounge (5.69m x 3.45m) provides carpeted floors, plaster painted walls and ceiling, wall mounted radiator and TV point.

Bedroom 1 (3.30m x 2.90m) provides carpeted floors, plaster painted walls and ceiling and wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom 2 (3.76m x 3.10m) provides carpeted floors, plaster painted walls and ceiling and wall mounted radiator.

Bedroom 3 (3.73m x 2.67m) provides carpeted floors, plaster painted walls and ceiling and wall mounted radiator.

Bathroom (3.30m x 2.67m) has carpeted flooring, bath, low level WC, wash hand basin, PVC clad walls and ceiling and separate shower cubicle with electric shower over.

The residential maisonette is currently let out at 425 per calendar month however vacant possession can be provided if required.


It is understood the property provides the following approximate net internal areas:

Basement 38.97m2 (419 sq ft)

Ground Floor 39.22m (422 sq ft)

First Floor 38.03m (409 sq ft)

Second Floor 39.99m (430 sq ft)

Total Approx Net Internal Area 156.21m (1,681 sq ft)


It is understood that the property is connected to mains electricity, water, gas and the mains drainage/sewerage system and that the retail unit is heated via a wall mounted comfort cooling heating and cooling unit. The residential maisonette is heated via a combination boiler which feeds perimeter radiators throughout the property.

Prospective purchasers should rely on their own enquiries into the exact services available at the property and to determine the current working order.


From enquiries made of the Valuation Office Agency Website, the property has a Rateable Value of 1,800 (effective date April 2010). The current Uniform Business Rate multiplier is 49.7p equating to approximate rates payable of 895 per annum.

Small business rate relief may be available and prospective purchasers or tenants should check the exact rates payable directly with South Lakeland District Council, telephone number - 08450504434.

The maisonette is assessed for Council Tax purposes within Band A with a current annual payment for 2016/2017 of 1,134.48.


Offers are invited for the freehold interest with vacant possession at a price of 134,950 exclusive.


The property has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of F142 and a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate is available to download from the Edwin Thompson Website.


All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.


Each party to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of the sale documentation together with any VAT thereon.


The property is available to view by prior appointment with Edwin Thompson LLP. Contact:

John Haley -

Joe Ellis -

Tel: 01228 635 894

Or Joint Agents

Farrell Heyworth

Paul Johnston -

Tel: 01229 839 090


Edwin Thompson and Farrell Heyworth for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson or Farrell Heyworth has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in June 2016.

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