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Bower House Cottages, Irton, Holmrook, Cumbria


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A stunning setting in a picturesque village inside the breath taking Lake District National park are these two delightful cottages with planning consent to convert into family dwellings. Set back from the road, these former guest house properties have approved planning permission to convert into two, generous size, three bedroom semi-detached homes, one with a double garage and all set within their own surrounding gardens. Proposed planning for this cottage includes lounge, large dining kitchen and ground floor cloak room and three bedrooms and a family bathroom to the first. Externally there is planning to add a protruding porch to the road side facing elevation creating a new access to the cottage and two garages (one for each property) offset to the side of the development, along with a private driveway offering off road parking. The surrounding area is truly stunning and some of the most picturesque parts of the Lake District are nearby as well as a local shop, popular public houses and the world famous 'Ratty' railway.

Property ref: 121_1897_4215276

The Location 
The cottage is set back from the road on the fringe of Eskdale village. Located within the national park, not only does this area benefit from being close to some of the most stunning scenery in the country, it is also a short drive from the coast too. The village of Eskdale is home to its very own primary school and local village shop and is considered locally to have a real sense of community. There are a number of popular public houses in the vicinity and Gosforth, (a slightly larger village) is approximately 10 minutes drive away with major local employers at the Sellafield sites being just beyond Gosforth.

Special Conditions 
Potential purchasers must meet eligibility requirements as set out by the Lake District National Park planning condition 3 (local occupancy) by being a 'Person with a Local Connection'. Please contact Lillingtons for more information.

Head out of Whitehaven following the A595 south towards Barrow. After the Red Admiral pub bear left and take the slip road down into Gosforth Village. At the mini roundabout take the first exit. As the road starts to bear left, take a right onto Whitecroft and follow the road passing Kell Bank on your right, through Santon Bridge and passing the Bower House Inn. The property is located after the entrance to the Bower House on your right hand side. Parking is available on the road side or at the nearby Inn

To arrange a viewing or to contact the branch, please use the following:
Branch Address:
58 Lowther Street
CA28 7DP
Tel: 01946 590412

Council Tax Band: To be assessed
Tenure: Freehold
Services: Gas, Electricity, Water are connected, both cottages share a septic tank
Fixtures and Fittings: None


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The Property 
The property was formerly part of the Bower House Inn and offered guest accommodation. As a result the property currently comprises of two ground floor bedrooms and bathrooms and the same to the first. There is an attached annexe to the side that will form part of the proposed dwelling by adding enough ground floor space to enable the property to benefit from a large kitchen/diner.

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Added on Rightmove:
23 August 2016

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