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Development Site, Oldfield Road, Windermere, Cumbria, LA23 2BY

Removed £120,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 2 Semi-detached 3 bedroomed houses
  • Close to village centre
  • Local occupancy condition applies

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


GUIDE PRICE: £120,000 +

Planning permission was granted in December 2015 planning reference: 7/2015/5746, to create 2 modern, 3 bedroomed semi-detached houses ideal as a starter home or indeed a family home in an excellent central location. (The planning includes plot 3 although this is being retained by the vendor).

Both have a layout of; Ground Floor- open plan lounge and dining kitchen and separate WC and; First Floor - 3 bedrooms and family bathroom.


Location: Located on the corner of Oldfield Road and Lake Road, close to Windermere St Martins And St Mary's School and within level walking distance of both Queens Park recreational area and central Windermere with all it's shops and amenities.

From Ellerthwaite Square turn left on to Ellerthwaite Road, take the first right at the fire station on to Lake Road and then left on to Oldfield Road opposite the Brookside Inn with the development site on the corner. 

The properties are subject to a local occupancy condition as follows:

The semi detached pair of dwellinghouses hereby permitted shall not be occupied otherwise than by a Person with a Local Connection as his or her Only or Principal Home, or the widow or widower of such a person, and any dependents of such a person living with him or her.

The Occupant will supply to the Local Planning Authority (within 14 days of the Local Planning Authority's written request so to do) such information as the Authority may reasonably require in order to determine whether this condition is being observed. In this condition the following definitions apply: 'Person with a Local Connection' means an individual who before taking up occupation of the dwelling satisfies one of the following conditions:

(1) The person has been in continuous employment in the Locality defined for at least the last nine months and for a minimum of 16 hours per week immediately prior to occupation; or

(2) The person needs to live in the Locality defined because they need substantial care from a relative who lives in the Locality defined, or because they need to provide substantial care to a relative who lives in the Locality defined. Substantial care means that identified as required by a medical doctor or relevant statutory support agency; or

(3) The person has been continuously resident in the locality defined for three years immediately prior to:
a) Needing another dwelling resulting from changes to their household, including circumstances such as getting married, divorced, having children, or downsizing.
b) Undertaking full-time post-secondary education or skills training and is returning to the locality defined within 12 months of its completion, or
c) being admitted to hospital, residential care or sentenced to prison, and are returning to the locality defined within 12 months of their discharge/release, or

(4) The person is a person who
a) Is serving in the regular forces or who has served in the regular forces within five years prior to occupation;
b) Has recently ceased, or will cease to be entitled, to reside in accommodation provided by the Ministry of Defence following the death of that person's spouse or civil partner where - i. The spouse or civil partner has served in the regular forces; and ii. Their death was attributable (wholly or partly) to that service; or
c) Is serving or has served in the reserve forces and who is suffering from a serious injury, illness or disability which is attributable (wholly or partly) to that service 'Locality' shall mean the administrative areas of the Parishes of: Broughton East; Cartmel Fell; Crook; Crosthwaite and Lyth; Helsington; Hugill; Kentmere; Lakes; Longsleddale; Nether Staveley; Over Staveley; Skelwith; Staveley in Cartmel; Underbarrow and Bradleyfield; Upper Allithwaite; Windermere; Witherslack; Meathop and Ulpha; and those parts of the Parishes of Fawcett Forest; Strickland Ketel; Strickland Roger; and Whitwell and Selside which lie within the administrative area of the Lake District National Park.

An 'Only or Principal Home' is a dwellinghouse which is occupied continuously for a minimum period of six months in every twelve month period. For the avoidance of doubt the dwelling shall not be occupied as a second home or for holiday letting accommodation. The obligations contained in this condition shall not be binding or enforceable against any mortgagee or any receiver appointed by such a mortgagee, or any person deriving title through such a mortgagee or receiver provided always that a successor in title of such a person will be bound by the obligations contained in this condition.

REASON: To ensure that the resulting accommodation is occupied by persons with a defined local need in order to comply with Lake District National Park Core Strategy (Local Plan Part One) Policy CS18 and the accompanying Housing Provisions: Supplementary Planning Document. The provisions relating to armed forces personnel are in accordance with the Allocation of Housing (Qualification Criteria for Armed Forces) (England) Regulations 2012.

Services: Please confirm what services are on site and/or potential installation costs. 

Tenure: Freehold. 

Viewings: Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh, Windermere Office. 

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Added on Rightmove:
07 May 2016


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