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Sale of a rare development opportunity of particular interest to those with a boating interest, a generous parcel of Lake Frontage which has been granted planning permission to build a substantial two storey detached boat house with wet dock on the lower level, walkways and two jetties. The plans propose extremely generous day room accommodation combining a living area with kitchen leading out onto a large balcony all enjoying a fantastic Lake view, shower room facilities and two large store/changing rooms. The land around the proposed boathouse will provide plenty of parking and boat storage space as well as a new slip way.
Situated immediately north of Storrs Hall Hotel, just 1 mile south of Bowness-on-Windermere this unique and rare plot of land sits on the easterly shore’s of Lake Windermere enjoying stunning westerly, northerly and southerly views up and down Lake Windermere and has the benefit of 60ft of lake frontage and two 50ft jetties which are in excellent order.
Description Lake Frontage plot measure 0.172 acres with planning permission permitted granted for development is becoming ever more rare on Lake Windermere so this unique opportunity provides someone the chance of buying a lake frontage plot with planning permission obtained which they can develop to ones own specification. Located in such a highly desirable area this opportunity will appeal to a wide range of buyers including boat enthusiasts, weekend holiday makers and local persons living in the local area. The parcel of land currently contains a small timber chalet and is used as a parking area for trailers and boats with a hard standing slope down to the slip way and two 50ft jetties in good order. The plot of land has been granted planning permission on the 18 September 2015 for a proposed detached boat house with provision for treatment plant for drainage, slipway extension and a replacement jetty. Further details of the planning decision and more detailed plans can be seen on the Lake District National Park Planning website and the reference number is 7/2015/5363. The plans have been drawn by local architects Jeffrey & Rigg Ltd in Bowness-on-Windermere and incorporate a substantial two storey L-shaped boat house with the lower level comprising of a 3 berth designed wet dock and walk ways. An external staircase leads up to the first floor which comprises of an open plan sitting, dining and kitchen area with windows to three sides to the North, South and West overlooking the Lake with doors out to a substantial balcony. To the rear of the dayroom is a large changing room facility with adjacent shower room and a even larger store room to the rear of that which has a East facing window overlooking the remainder of the land which offers plenty of parking space and boat storage area. The property has excellent vehicular access and the new plans incorporate a new slip way for launching boats into the Lake.
Directions From Bowness-on-Windermere head out of Bowness passing the cruise ferries at the Glebe and head in a southerly direction along the A592 sign posted for Newby Bridge. Continue past the junction for the Windermere ferry and continue towards Storrs Hall Hotel, immediately before the entrance to Storrs Hall Hotel on the right hand side is an entrance lane to the boat houses and continue down the lane with gated access into the parcel of land at the head of the small lane on the right hand side.
Services The property has mains water and electric connected. Planning permission has been granted for provision of a new sewage treatment plant.
Encroachment rent We understand the encroachment rent for 2016/2017 is approximately £2,234.00 for the two jetties and slipway.
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