Lot 03 - Land adj to Distressed Sailors Inn, Egremont Road, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8NH

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £90,000+

Rarely available development site extending to c.0.2 acres with outline planning permission to erect 2 x 3 or 4 bedroom detached houses with rear garden, garage and driveway parking. Excellent location south of Whitehaven and close to West Cumberland Hospital.


Situation & Description

The site offers a buyer the chance to purchase a rare parcel of land with the benefit of outline planning permission for the erection of a pair of detached 3 or 4 bedroom dwellings with double garage, double width driveway and turning area.

The houses will be perfectly placed within walking distance of Hensingham which is just south of Whitehaven town centre and offers access to St George's Shopping Centre as well as a wide variety of cafes, restaurants and supermarkets including Morrisons, Asda and Aldi. Local schooling can be found in the immediate area and includes: Valley Primary School and Nursery, Hensingham Primary School and within close proximity to The Whitehaven Academy. Local leisure facilities available nearby include: Powerhouse Gym, Cumbria Sports Club and Copeland Stadium. The site is also within a short walk of West Cumberland Hospital.

Whitehaven and the surrounding area is easily accessible to the A595 with the nearest train station being Corkickle Station (c.0.8 miles away).

Outline planning consent has been granted by Copeland Borough Council on 30th June 2021 for the erection of 2 x 3 or 4 bedroom detached dwellings under application number: 4/21/2201/0O1

Copies of the plans will be available from the local authority's website.

It is the responsibility of prospective purchasers to satisfy themselves as to the availability and suitability of mains services by making all necessary enquiries to the relevant statutory authorities.

It is our understanding that The Distressed Sailor has planning permission to convert it into a vets but buyer's are responsible for their own due diligence.

Auction Details
The lot is to be sold by online auction on Wednesday 15th December at 4pm (bidding opens on Tuesday 14th December at 12pm)

All interested parties who wish to bid, please contact My Auction on 0207 101 4868

Please note that a Buyer’s Premium of 1.2% inc.VAT of the purchase price is to be paid by the successful Buyer subject to a minimum fee of £2,400 (inc of VAT).

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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