Residential Development Land at High Road, Kells, Whitehaven – UNDER OFFER
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FREEHOLD COASTAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH PRIME SEA VIEWS COMPRISING NEW EXTENDED C.7.5 ACRE SITE SUITABLE FOR HOUSING S.T.P
- UNIQUE POSITION IN ELEVATED CLIFF TOP LOCATION WITH OPEN ASPECT PANORAMA ACROSS IRISH SEA
- SURROUNDING RESIDENTIAL ESTATES AND ADJOINING ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL
- NOW INCLUDES ADDITIONAL ADJOINING LAND
- ARCHITECTS SCHEME FOR UP TO 84 DWELLINGS WITH PARKING, GARDEN AREAS AND FAR REACHING VIEWS
The site is located in the Kells area of Whitehaven perched high above the West Cumbrian Coast, approximately 1.5 miles south the town centre. Whitehaven is a historic town with attractive harbor/marina situated on the West Coast of Cumbria being convenient for the Western Lake District and nearby St Bee's Head Heritage Coast. Whitehaven is approximately 40 miles west of the M6 Motorway at Junction 40/ Penrith as well as being equidistant from Carlisle.
Access to the site is from High Road to the east passing across St Mary’s Catholic Social Club. The latter will require demolition to facilitate development of the site.
St Mary’s Catholic Primary School and Church are located immediately to the north and adjoin the boundary of the site.
The land is elevated sloping from east to west towards coastal cliffs. A public footpath passes along the southern and western boundaries. The land is predominantly green field and used for grazing and agricultural purposes.
The site offers exceptional views across the Irish Sea and is within easy reach of the major employer within the area, Sellafield.
The site is located in the Kells area of Whitehaven perched high above the West Cumbrian Coast, approximately 1.5 miles south of the town centre.
Whitehaven is an historic town with attractive harbor/marina situated on the West Coast of Cumbria being convenient for the Western Lake District and nearby St Bee’s Head Heritage Coast.
Whitehaven is approximately 40 miles west of the M6 Motorway at Junction 40/ Penrith as well as being equidistant from Carlisle.
The site comprises the following approximate area:-
7.5 Acres (3.04 Hectares) or thereabouts.
We are informed that all mains services are connected to the site via the existing Social Club.
It is the responsibility of the purchaser to determine the exact position of the existing services, as well as arrange for any additional connections where required.
The site is available freehold with vacant possession being free from any restrictive covenants or conditions affecting value.
A public footpath crosses the southern edge of the site before passing adjacent to the boundary leading to a coastal walkway.
The land is surrounded by residential housing to the north, east and south albeit planning permission does not currently exist.
Previous enquiries of the local planning and highway authorities confirm that residential development is appropriate on this site.
All planning enquiries are to be directed to Nick Hayhurst, Planning Development Manager, Copeland Borough Council; Tel: 01946 598 331.
A sample scheme has been produced by our client’s architects illustrating the potential to develop upto 84 nr dwellings on the land, comprising a mix of 2 and 3 bedroom detached and semi-detached units.
This is not definitive and a purchaser will no doubt produce its own scheme.
Offers are invited for the freehold interest in the land with the benefit of vacant possession and free from any restrictive covenants or conditions affecting the land.
All prices are quoted exclusive of but may be liable to VAT.
We recommend that prospective purchasers establish the VAT implications before entering into any agreement.
The site can be viewed from the adjoining footpaths and accessed directly. Interested parties are free to walk onto the site without supervision but do so at their own risk.
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Last updated: 27th September 2021 - 2:04 pm