An exciting and rare opportunity to acquire a development site in the heart of The Lake District National Park within the highly popular Lakeland town of Hawkshead, with existing planning permission to construct three, three bedroom town houses positioned over three floors with two bathrooms, each measuring approximately 1250 square feet internally. With private designated parking for two vehicles and private garden. The site is ideally positioned a stones throw from the centre of the village being a level walk set back from the main road close to established residential areas. Current planning permission (Planning Reference 7/2017/5094) is subject to relevant Local Occupancy Restrictions which can be found overleaf.
Situated on the edge of the popular and picturesque Lakeland village of Hawkshead with attractive white washed cottages, period houses and cobbled lanes. There is a variety of local amenities close at hand including Post Office, shops, cafes, public houses, local primary school and church.
On entering Hawkshead on the B5286 from Ambleside, Limetree Cottages are located on the right hand side just prior to the sweeping left turn. Turn right and the plot is situated behind 1 – 4 Limetree Cottages.
Porched entrance leading to living room, kitchen/diner and separate utility/cloakroom
Bedroom 2 double, bedroom 3 double, study and house bathroom
Bedroom 1 double, en-suite shower room
All mains can be connected.
Local Occupancy Restrictions
ÂPerson with a Local ConnectionÂ means an individual who before taking up occupation of the dwelling satisfies one of the following conditions:
(1) The person has been in continuous employment in the Locality defined for at least the last nine months and for a minimum of 16 hours per week immediately prior to occupation; or
(2) The person needs to live in the Locality defined because they need substantial care from a relative who lives in the Locality defined, or because they need to provide substantial care to a relative who lives in the Locality defined. Substantial care means that identified as required by a medical doctor or relevant statutory support agency; or
(3) The person has been continuously resident in the locality defined for three years immediately prior to:
a. Needing another dwelling resulting from changed to their household, including circumstances such as getting married, divorced, having children or downsizing.
b. Undertaking full-time-post-secondary education or skills training and is returning to the locality defined within 12 months of its completion, or
c. Being admitted to hospital, residential care or sentenced to prison, and are returning to the locality defined within 12 months of the discharge/release, or
(4) The person is a person who Â
a. Is serving in the regular forces or who has served in the regular forces within five years prior to occupation:
b. Has recently ceased, or will cease to be entitled, to reside in accommodation provided by the Ministry of Defence following the death of that personÂs spouse or civil partner where Â
i. The spouse or civil partner has served in the regular forces; and
ii. Their death was attributable (wholly or partly) to that service; or
c. Is serving or has served in the reserve forces and who is suffering from a serious injury, illness or disability which is attributable (wholly or partly) to that service
ÂLocalityÂ shall mean the administrative areas of the Parishes of Blawith and Subberthwaite; Broughton West; Claife; Colton; ConistonÂ Dunnerdale with Seathwaite; Hawkshead; Hawerthwaite; Lowick; Sattherthwaite; Torver; and those parts of the Parishes of Egton with Newland; and Kirby Ireleth which are within the Lake District National Park