For sale: Arnside Former Public Convenience, The Promenade, Arnside, Carnforth, Cumbria, LA5 0HD
Guide Price £80,000
Summary: Potential for change of use for residential, studio or workshop, subject to Planning Permission. Superb central location with stunning westerly aspect.To Be SOLD By PUBLIC AUCTION at THE TOWN HALL, KENDAL on FRIDAY 25 MAY 2018 at 2.45pm.
Potential for change of use for residential, studio or workshop, subject to Planning Permission. Superb central location with stunning westerly aspect.
To Be SOLD By PUBLIC AUCTION at THE TOWN HALL, KENDAL on FRIDAY 25 MAY 2018 at 2.45pm.
Suitable for residential, studio, workshop or retail use, subject to Planning Permission.
Indicative plans for two bed residential dwelling submitted to Local Planning Authority with formal written response in support.
Two adjacent title blocks. One above ground building and one with potential for underground storage and amenity space.
Development site is subject to an overage condition.
Elevated site above the main road into the village leading to the Esplanade.
Arnside is a modest, unspoilt holiday resort, overlooking the famous Kent Estuary. Formerly a fishing port, stunning views across Morecambe Bay, many local walks and nearby nature reserves.
Destination for many visitors, local Public Houses, Shops, Cafes and Galleries. Railway Station.
The hinterland is the Arnside and Silverdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Approaching Arnside via Milnthorpe on the A5282, at the 'T' junction, just beyond the railway bridge, with Blackdyke Road, turn right and follow the road around to Arnside front. Passing the row of shops and the Public House on the left, just after the brow, before the iconic Pier, the former Public Conveniences are on the left hand side set back from the road.
The building is attached to an existing retail outlet, just south of Gallery H building, formerly a Bank.
The precise location and extent are shown edged red on the Sale Plan, being the extract from the Land Registry Plan, Title No CU208205.
The site is set back from the Promenade, being the road from Milnthorpe, via Carr Bank to Arnside. This road continues on to Silverdale Road, off which is the Esplanade.
Glimpses of the Kent Estuary, including the railway bridge, with Whitbarrow Scar and the Lake District Fells on the westerly and northerly horizons.
|PARTICULARS|| Freehold, former Public Conveniences at Arnside with potential for alternative uses, for example, residential, studio, workshop, or retail use, subject to Planning Permission.|
The premises are approached via an unmade track from the Promenade, where an additional area of land is located.
There are two distinct areas within the ownership which are shown on the Sale Plan. The southernmost area is above ground. The northernmost area provides potential for amenity or parking use and has additional full height underground storage which is currently accessed directly from the main road. Subject to the required consents, this could provide storage or additional living space.
Included with these particulars of sale is an indicative drawing for the conversion of the former W.C at the Promenade, to a dwelling, comprising an open plan Living/Kitchen on the ground floor, with the basement being converted into two Bedrooms and a Bathroom.
Supporting these Pre-Application plans, are responses from South Lakeland District Council. The first response is dated 23 November 2017 and the second 29 January 2018.
Potential buyers are recommended to make their own enquiries of the Planning Office of South Lakeland District Council to discuss the potential alternative uses for the building and site.
To summarise the pre-application response from South Lakeland District Council:
Two bedroom dwelling house with sea views.
Similar height to existing.
Front elevation in mixture of stone and render.
Roof in slate.
Roof lights to similar scale as existing and preferably conservation style.
UPVC or grey aluminium windows acceptable.
Outside seating area and re-cycling bin storage.
Parking not required.
The details of South Lakeland District Council are: South Lakeland House, Lowther Street, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 4UF. Tel: 01539 733333.
The centre of the site on which the building is sited, is the footprint of the existing building.
The building has an external roughcast finish under a double pitched slated roof.
There are rights of maintenance for the benefit of the owner around the rear elevation.
It is understood that mains water, electricity and drainage are available, but not presently connected.
OVERAGE / CLAWBACK CLAUSE
The property is sold subject to a covenant, which entitles the former owners, South Lakeland District Council, to a share in the uplift in value of the premises being sold with the benefit of Planning Permission granted after the date of the original transfer under the Town & Country Planning Act of 1990.
For the avoidance of doubt a copy of the covenant is included in these particulars of sale.
MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS 2017
We are now required by legislation to undertake checks on any potential purchaser prior to accepting their bid. Any interested party should either call into our Kendal Office with photographic ID, i.e. passport/driving licence and proof of address i.e. Council Tax/utility bill for copying prior to the auction or present copies at the Auctioneers desk prior to the commencement of the sale.
The site may be inspected at any reasonable time by prospective buyers, provided a copy of these particulars are in possession.
The premises are available for inspection internally on FRIDAY 11 MAY 2018, between 9.00am and 11.00am, only.