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Building Plot, The Old Vicarage, Witherslack, Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria


Property Description

Key features

  • An outstanding building plot of around three quarters of an acre.
  • Planning permission for a spectacular and very substantial, Architect designed dwelling with a separate apartment and double garage.
  • Beautiful location.
  • Delightful views.
  • Within a highly sought after South Lakeland village.
  • Convenient for Lake Windermere, Kendal, Milnthorpe, Grange-over-Sands and the motorway.

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK. An outstanding plot of three quarters of an acre, occupying a delightful location on the periphery of the South Lakeland village around Witherslack enjoying lovely views. Unrestricted planning permission for a spectacular and substantial dwelling of around 700sq.m.

Together with a double garage and ancillary apartment.

A rare opportunity to purchase a magnificent split level building plot extending to around three quarters of an acre, occupying a discreet and delightful position on the edge of the South Lakeland village of Witherslack, enjoying lovely views across the Winster Valley.

The plot forms part of the extensive grounds of the adjacent Old Vicarage and comprises an orchard, a magnificent Yew hedge, gardens, a tennis court and an undeveloped walled garden.

From junction 36 of the M6 motorway follow the A590, first in a northerly direction and then in a westerly direction. After about five miles or so turn right off the dual carriageway, signposted to Witherslack. Follow the road into the village and take the second turn on the left, signposted to Halecat. Follow the road which sweeps around a right-hand bend and continue to the church. Turn left immediately before the Church Hall into a private drive and the building plot will be found straight ahead, just beyond the Old Vicarage.

The plot is approached via a private drive just off a quiet country lane nestling below the wooded slopes of Yewbarrow in Witherslack. Closeby is Witherslack Church and the Church Hall.

Witherslack is a highly attractive village set within a picturesque and beautiful part of the southern Lake District surrounded by breath-taking scenery where opportunities for walking, exploring and enjoying outdoor pursuits abound.

The village has a strong sense of community. As well as the church and hall there is an excellent pub and a community hall. The village is well placed for access to the central Lake District and nearby attractions include Levens Hall, Cartmel, Holker Hall and Lake Windermere.

Witherslack is very convenient for junction 36 of the M6 motorway and for Oxenholme Railway Station for the London to Glasgow West Coast line.

Planning permission was granted by Lake District National Park Authority [Reference 7/2015/5067] on 4th June 2015 for a "new house will ancillary accommodation".

The planning consent is free from any Occupancy Restrictions.

The approved plans, prepared by highly respected local Architects John Coward Associates of Cartmel, show a spectacular two and three storey dwelling of stunning design. Features include wide expanses of glass on the westerly elevation, long balconies and an extremely spacious, contemporary styled interior. The approved plans also include a separate ancillary apartment and a double garage block.

The extensive grounds will allow for the creation of ample parking and level gardens orientated for optimum sunshine.

The main building would be constructed with a steel and timber frame finished with local stone elevations under a slate roof and the liberal use of glass.

The accommodation of the proposed dwelling would comprise:
Reception Hall
a large open plan living room/kitchen.
A main lounge
Utility Room and separate w.c.
Two master bedrooms each with en-suite dressing room and bathroom.
Two further double bedrooms.
Family bathroom and linen room.
Playroom/cinema room.
A one bedroom apartment
A double garage.

The Architects plans and drawings are available for inspection at our Kendal Office. They can also be downloaded from Lake District National Park Authority's Planning Portal via the planning search tool.

Understood to be available in the road.

The property includes a public footpath which runs along the southern boundary. The footpath is screened from the main plot by a high, established Yew hedge.

Lake District National Park Authority, Tel No.01539 724555.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
18 October 2016


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