UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO BE BASED WITHIN HISTORICAL CARLISLE CASTLE
- GRADE II LISTED SANDSTONE BUILDING WITH EXCELLENT VIEWS OVERLOOKING CASTLE GROUNDS
- PROMINENTLY LOCATED ABOVE BUSY PRINCIPAL ROUTE (A595) TO WEST OF CARLISLE/CUMBRIA
- POTENTIAL USE OPPORTUNITIES INCLUDE ALTERNATIVE LEISURE/EVENTS, RESTAURANT/BISTRO, OFFICES SUBJECT TO PLANNING
- EXCELLENT ACCESS TO ROAD AND INFASTRUCTURE LINKS: CARLISLE CITY CENTRE: 500M M6/A69 (JCT 43): 3 MILES PENRITH: 22 MILES LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK: 25 MILES SCOTTISH BORDERS: 10 MILES
The property comprises a former Regimental HQ and Officers Mess located within Carlisle Castle, being prominently positioned above the City of Carlisle. The Castle occupies a 4-acre site formerly occupied by the military, which is now preserved by English Heritage, who occupy the site alongside Cumbria’s Museum of Military Life. Located opposite the site via a subway connection is Tullie House Museum, leading to Carlisle Cathedral and the main City Centre retail core. The property sits alongside Castle Way, the main A595 trunk route to the west of Carlisle and Cumbria, with access to the M6/A69 (junction 43) within 3 miles. Pay and display parking is available adjacent to the site with the main town centre being approximately 500m south..
A Grade II listed detached sandstone building with a mix of pitched slate and flat roofs located within the well-known Carlisle Castle. The property comprises former regimental offices with officer’s mess and kitchen facilities estimated to have been built during the 19th / 20th centuries and occupied by the military based at the Castle.
Carlisle Castle benefitted from 14,700 visitors (July – December 2020). The Regimental HQ provides an ideal opportunity for a complimentary business to benefit from this, whilst being located within these attractive surroundings.
The property has previously been occupied as an officer’s mess with kitchen facilities. Interested parties should make their own planning enquiries of Carlisle City Council. The Heritage officer can be contacted via: E-mail at email@example.com or Tel: 01228 817077
A new lease for a term of years to be agreed on full repairing and insuring terms.
All enquires are to be made to the letting agents.
The property is registered for listed building exemptions.
VAT is not applicable.
Interested parties should make their own enquiries of the Valuation Office Agency at www.voa.gov.uk
If this is your only commercial property and the Rateable Value is £12,000 or less, then no rates will be payable, subject to status.
The property comprises the following approximate areas:
583 sq. ft. (54 sq. m.)
106 sq. ft. (10 sq. m.)
62 sq. ft. (6 sq. m.)
249 sq. ft. (23 sq. m.)
229 sq. ft. (21 sq. m.)
Stationary Cupboard & Store
194 sq. ft. (18 sq. m.)
1 WC, 1 WHB, 2 Urinal, 1 Shower
344 sq. ft. (32 sq. m.)
490 sq. ft. (46 sq. m.)
1 WC, 1 WHB
All mains services are connected to the property.
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Last updated: 13th January 2021 - 12:02 pm