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For sale: 42/44 Wellington Street, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 4DE

£148,000 Shop, cafe and extensive living accommodation.

Summary: Impressive and elegantly proportioned, three storey stone built retail shop premises together with a cafe, ancillary rooms and extensive family living accommodation, including potential for a separate annexe. Prominent location in Millom town centre, on the south-west coast of Cumbria.

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Address42/44 Wellington Street
LA18 4DE
Property TypeHouse
Sold StatusAvailable
Bedrooms6 Beds
Bathrooms2 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms3 Receptions
Price £148,000
EER/EI Ratings

Impressive and elegantly proportioned, three storey stone built retail shop premises together with a cafe, ancillary rooms and extensive family living accommodation, including potential for a separate annexe. Prominent location in Millom town centre, on the south-west coast of Cumbria.

Freehold with vacant possession.

This substantial, double fronted late Victorian property provides extensive accommodation arranged over three storeys. The property retains many fine and interesting features such as two pitch pine staircases, decorative tiled floor and original fireplaces.

Our client purchased the property when it was a former Doctors Surgery and has since converted it into spacious retail shop premises and a tea room. Whilst considerable works of alteration and improvement have been carried out, some refurbishment works remain outstanding to the first and second floors and this has been reflected in the price. Sanitary fittings, part installed, and first floor unfitted kitchen units and equipment are included.

For those looking for sizeable retail shop and cafe premises together with a spacious and versatile family home to finish with the potential for the creation of an annexe, the property is ideal.

Impressive three storey stone and slate built retail shop and cafe premises; (Class A1 and A3).
The ground floor has been much improved and upgraded.
Part refurbished first and second floor living accommodation.
Spacious, elegantly proportioned and versatile.
Many fine features including beautiful staircaseS, decorative tiled floors and fireplaces.
Excellent potential for the creation of a self-contained annexe with independent access.
Two courtyards.
Prominent location in Millom town centre.
Suitable for a wide range of retail uses.
Perfect as a live/work opportunity or as an investment.

Coming into Millom from the east proceed to the mini-roundabout in the town centre. Turn left and go over the railway bridge. Take the first turning on the left by Tesco’s supermarket. Turn right into Lapstone Road. Turn left and then immediately right into Wellington Street and the property will be found on the right-hand side, about halfway down.

The property occupies a prominent location half-way down Wellington Street, next door to Boots the chemist, in Millom town centre in an excellent trading position.

Millom is a thriving town on the south-west coast of Cumbria, just south of the boundary of the Lake District National Park. Millom overlooks the beautiful Duddon Estuary and the Irish Sea. To the north are the majestic Lakeland Fells. Nearby is the port of Haverigg, the delightful village of Silecroft where there is a stunning beach, and the historic town of Broughton-in-Furness.

Millom provides a good range of shopping, leisure and educational amenities. There is a railway station on the West Cumbrian line. The town is well placed for access to Ulverston, Whitehaven and Barrow. Junction 36 of the M6 motorway can be reached in about an hour's drive.

Retail Shop: Width 11.54m
Depth 7.06m
Tall and wide display windows. Entrance vestibule with two sets of glazed doors. A feature of the shop is a fine pitch pine staircase. Shop counter. Display shelves.

Hall:20'6" x 8'10" (6.25m x 2.7m). An elegant inner hall with a second staircase in pitch pine. Original tiled floor. A passageway leads to a second hall. Side entrance porch.

Hall No.2:27'9" x 4'10" (8.46m x 1.47m). Beautiful, original tiled floor.

Show Room No.1:16'10" x 14'6" (5.13m x 4.42m). Understairs cupboard.

Show Room No.2:16'9" x 10'2" (5.1m x 3.1m). A well proportioned room.

Cloakroom:7'7" x 6'5" (2.31m x 1.96m). W.C and wash hand basin with cupboard below.

Tea Room/Cafe:17'3" x 14'3" (5.26m x 4.34m). A spacious room featuring an original tiled floor. A upvc double glazed side entrance door leads to one of the courtyards.

Kitchen:14'4" x 9'10" (4.37m x 3m). Refitted with a good range of contemporary style units together with work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. Smeg stainless steel range cooker with twin ovens and a six ring gas hob and extractor hood. American style refrigerator/freezer. Dishwasher. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Wash hand basin. Upvc double glazed side entrance door. Good sized store room.

First Floor

Landing:23'9" x 8'10" (7.24m x 2.7m). A spacious galleried landing with turned spindles, newel posts and handrails all in pitch pine.

Front Landing:19'7" x 9'6" (5.97m x 2.9m). Approached from the main staircase from the shop.

Lounge:19'7" x 18'1" (5.97m x 5.51m). An impressive room with a period style fireplace. Walk-in storage cupboard with fitted shelves.

Kitchen:23'3" x 14'2" (7.09m x 4.32m). The fittings and equipment for the kitchen have not been installed but are left in the room for the new owners to fit. One corner of the kitchen has been partitioned off to create a utility room. Open way to the Dining Room.

Dining Room:16'4" x 15'4" (4.98m x 4.67m). Period fireplace. Baxi gas fired central heating boiler. Open way to the kitchen.

Bedroom:16'9" x 14'5" (5.1m x 4.4m). A large double bedroom. Period fireplace. Alcove lined with shelves.

Store Room:6'10" x 3'4" (2.08m x 1.02m). Formerly a w.c.

Bathroom:9'2" x 7'3" (2.8m x 2.2m). Suite in white, only part installed, but all in situ, comprising a bath, a shower tray, a w.c. and a wash hand basin with cupboard below. Travertine tiling to the floor and parts of the walls.

Inner Landing

Bedroom:17'6" x 9'11" (5.33m x 3.02m). This room has two windows and a walk-in storage cupboard. It has excellent potential for sub-dividing into two rooms, ideally a kitchen and shower room/w.c.

Bedroom:12'2" x 11'5" (3.7m x 3.48m). A double bedroom.

Sitting Room:14'10" x 10'4" (4.52m x 3.15m). Windows on two sides fill this room with light. A door leads to a staircase with separate external access.

Second Floor

Landing: Sky light. Access to loft.

Bedroom No.1:16' x 14'10" (4.88m x 4.52m). A double bedroom.

Bedroom No.2:16'1" x 13'1" (4.9m x 3.99m). A double bedroom.

Bedroom No.3:16'4" x 14'2" (4.98m x 4.32m). A double bedroom. Ornate cast iron fireplace.

Bathroom:9'11" x 5'10" (3.02m x 1.78m). Bath and w.c. (not plumbed in).

On one side of the building is a very pleasant courtyard area which has been dressed to create a pleasant sitting area. To the other side is a further courtyard. Both have access onto the rear lane.

All mains services. Gas fired central heating (not fully connected).

Planning consent was granted by Copeland Borough Council on 3rd March 2016 for a change of use of a vacant Doctors Surgery to a commercial premises comprising retail space (Class A1), teashop/cafe (Class A3) exhibition/seminar spaces, (Class D1) and residential premises including a dwelling house and a holiday let (Use Class C3a). Reference: 4/16/2074/OF1. Part of the planning permission related to 40, Wellington Street which is a dwelling house.


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