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For sale: Hard Crag, High Brow Edge, Backbarrow, Ulverston, LA12 8QY

Guide Price £795,000 DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY

Summary: An extremely rare residential development opportunity arguably occupying one of the most stunning sites in the Lake District National Park. Yeoman Style Farmhouse with Planning Permission for conversion/reuse of the house, barn and outbuildings. Magnificent easterly vistas. (contd...)

 
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AddressHard Crag
High Brow Edge
Backbarrow
Ulverston
LA12 8QY
Property TypePlot
Sold StatusAvailable
TenureFreehold
Bedrooms0 Beds
Bathrooms0 Bathrooms
Reception Rooms0 Receptions
ParkingOff Street Parking
Reference_KEN180258
EER/EI Ratings

An extremely rare residential development opportunity arguably occupying one of the most stunning sites
in the Lake District National Park. Yeoman Style Farmhouse with Planning Permission for conversion/reuse of the house, barn and outbuildings. Magnificent easterly vistas. Surrounded by 36 acres.

PLANNING PERMISSION Hard Crag has the benefit of Planning Permission under Lake District National Park Ref Nos: 7/2017/5567 and 7/2017/5568 replacing the former consents (7/2004/5761 and 7/2007/5553), for the conversion of the redundant and semi-derelict bank barn to be incorporated into the adjoining single dwelling (Farmhouse). Alterations to existing planning and Listed building consent for the house and cart shed layout. The property is Grade II Listed.
The proposed accommodation is as follows:

Ground Floor
Entrance Porch. Parlour. Kitchen. Dining Room. Snug. Utility/W.C. Rear Entrance Hall. Guest Bedroom. Wet Room.

First Floor
Superb Lounge with impressive views. Master Bedroom Suite with Dressing Room and Bathroom.

Lake District National Park Ref: 7/2017/5567 is subject to a Local Occupancy.

Lake District National Park Ref: 7/2017/5568 is Listed Building Consent.

Copies of the Planning Permissions are available for inspection at the Kendal office.

Potential buyers are strongly recommended to consult with the Lake District National Park Authority to discuss either the existing plans and planning permissions or amendments/alterations to the plans.

For copies of the planning consents, plans and other relevant documentation please go to http://www.lakedistrict.gov.uk/swiftlg/apas/run/wphappcriteria.display.

Situated just north of Bigland Hall, above High Brow Edge.
Absolutely wonderful 360o views across the Lake District.
Coniston and Scafell ranges on the westerly horizon.
Langdales to the north west.
Existing Planning Permission dated 10 January 2018for conversion/reuse of house, barn and outbuildings.
Listed Building Consent obtained for High Brow Edge Farm Cottage.
The ‘Farmstead’ is surrounded by about 36 acres of rolling pasture, grazing and meadow, with rocky outcrop features and Tarn.
The site and position confirm the virtues of the recent World Heritage Site bestowed on the National Park.
Unique opportunity to create a house of your dreams.

Travelling along the A590 from Newby Bridge, towards Greenodd and Ulverston, just past the junction to Backbarrow, turn left, signposted Brow Edge.

Continue through Brow Edge climbing the hill towards High Brow Edge.

At the very top, at the ‘T’ junction opposite the gates to Bigland Hall, turn left and the entrance to Hard Crag is the first gateway on the left.

Between High Brow Edge and Bigland Hall, overlooking the River Leven valley, the outlet for Lake Windermere, just west of the Cartmel Valley, in South Lakeland. Five minutes from the A590.

PARTICULARS The farmstead is approached from the entrance gate via a winding, gravelled driveway which leads to a turning and parking area to the north of the buildings.

The former farmhouse is constructed in the traditional manner with random stone walls under a double pitched slated roof.

The attached barn, to the south, is on two levels and is constructed with stone and slate.

At the opposite end of the farmhouse is a two bay stone and slate outbuilding.

The land to the west, contains two enclosures of sound pasture/meadow land.

The remaining land, including the land with the entrance track is typical upland pasture and grazing land.

The pasture and grazing land is undulating with many outcrop rock features and natural water supplies.

There is an attractive small pond or tarn adjacent to the south easterly boundary. There is scope to construct another pond nearby, in a low lying area.

The whole of the property is shown edged red on the Sale Plan herewith.



Water: Natural sources. The holding tank is located above and east of the entrance track. There is potential to augment the private water supply system by installation of a pipe from the Tarn adjacent to the south easterly boundary. Part of this pipeline is already constructed. There is a mains water system available in the public highway at the far westerly corner of Hard Crag at Low Gate. It would be possible, subject to the regulations of United Utilities, to connect into this system.

Drainage: There is no foul water drainage system connected to the farmhouse. A new system is required.

Electricity: Mains available.

Telephone: It is understood that a telephone cable has been laid to a point just south of the farm buildings.

SINGLE PAYMENT SCHEME

The owner has not established the entitlements to the Single Payment Scheme. No entitlements are included in the sale.

ENVIRONMENTALLY SENSITIVE AREA SCHEME

Hard Crag is not subject to an existing scheme.

PLANNING AUTHORITY

Lake District National Park Authority: 01539 724555.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

South Lakeland District Council: 01539 733333

VIEWING
All viewings to be accompanied by a representative of our office. Please contact the Kendal Office.

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