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  • Freehold
  • Large, traditional Listed Barn with attached Shippon within the Lake District National Park.
  • Planning Permission for substantial demolition, rebuild and conversion into two dwellings, subject to local occupation.
  • Preliminary enquiries to the Planning Authority, indicate planning consent would be forthcoming for a single dwelling.
  • Facilities in the village include, Black Labrador Inn, Village Institute, Church, Primary School at nearby Crosthwaite.
  • Kendal, about 4 miles.
  • Dwelling 1, conversion of the stone Barn; Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen, Study, 3 Double Bedrooms, Bathroom.
  • Dwelling 2; Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen, Study, 3 En Suite Bedrooms, Utility.
  • The adjoining owner of the farm buildings would be willing to sell additional land to extend the curtilage.

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Traditional stone Barn with attached modern, former Dairy Shippon, in the heart of this popular village. Planning Permission for conversion two dwellings, but equally suitable for a single unit. Subject to local occupancy conditions. Fine views towards Scout Scar.

Of interest to Builders/Developers and Private Buyers.

The building has the benefit of Planning Permission under Lake District National Park reference 7/2016/5306.

The development forming the subject of the application is for the substantial demolition and rebuilding of Listed Barn and conversion of Barn and adjacent Shippon in to two residential properties. A copy of the Planning Permission is with these particulars of sale.

Prospective buyers attention is referred to the conditions, particularly condition 11 which stipulates that the dwelling houses hereby permitted shall not be occupied otherwise than a person with a local connection.

The definition of local connection is contained in condition 11.

Preliminary enquiries have been made with the Planning Authority, Lake District National Park Authority to establish whether Planning Permission would be forthcoming for change of use to a single dwelling. In principal, the indications are favourable, but prospective buyers must make their own enquiries with the National Park office, details of which are in these particulars of sale.
Buildings and land

Adjacent to the Barn and Shippon is an extensive range of farm buildings and a paddock to the south east, adjoining the road, in separate ownership. The owner is prepared to sell additional buildings and/or the paddock, to extend the curtilage of the Barn conversion, subject to separate negotiation, if required by the Buyer(s) of the Barn.

The popular village of Underbarrow nestles at the north easterly corner of the Lyth Valley, below Scout Scar.

Within the Lake District National Park, all the associated amenities are within a reasonable distance. Bowness-on-Windermere, in the heart of the Lakes is within 15 minutes drive. Kendal is 10 minutes to the east.

The location and extent of the property are shown edged red on the sale plan herewith.

From the centre of Kendal, following the one way system along Highgate, turn left at the central traffic lights next to the Town Hall. Signposted Underbarrow, continue along Allhallows Lane, Beast Banks and Greenside and over the bridge across the Kendal bypass. The road continues over Scout Scar, dropping into the village. Just after the village sign, turn right opposite the Black Labrador public house, signposted Crook. Just opposite the Village Institute is the turning into Fallen Yew. The Barn is behind Fallen Yew Farmhouse.

Approaching from Crosthwaite, following the road to Kendal, just before the Black Labrador, turn left and follow the above directions.

Mains water and electricity available. Private, shared septic tank drainage system, to be located in the field to the south of the site.
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Lake District National Park Authority:
Local authority

South Lakeland District Council:
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Local Amenities

  • Burneside (Cumbria) 3.2 miles
  • Kendal 3.4 miles
  • Crosthwaite CofE School 1.6 miles
  • Cambian Whinfell School (SEN) 2.7 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Burneside (Cumbria) 3.2 miles
  • Kendal 3.4 miles
  • Crosthwaite CofE School 1.6 miles
  • Cambian Whinfell School (SEN) 2.7 miles

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