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McIver Lane Development, Ambleside, LA22 0DU
Price: £625,000
Tenure: Freehold
Type: Residential (land)

Property Details

The sale of this land represents an ideal and rare opportunity to purchase a development site with existing planning permission to construct three excellent detached dwellings in the heart of the Lake District National Park. Planning reference 7/2017/5710. Each dwelling will provide approximately 1926 sq feet of accommodation compromising of three/ four bedrooms, two reception rooms and two bathrooms including one en suite. With attached integrated garage, private parking and gardens. Situated in an ideal location close to Waterhead Bay on the south side of Ambleside.

From the development there are attractive country views towards the surrounding countryside including Wansfell Pike. Set in a quiet and desirable location with Lake Windermere and Borrans Park located approximately 150 meters away, providing stunning picturesque views across the head of Lake Windermere to the surrounding fells and countryside. Ambleside is one the most popular villages in the Lake District National Park and has a wide variety of amenities only a short level walk away together with a selection of shops and public houses at Waterhead Bay. There are endless fell and country walks from the doorstep.

Please not there is no existing gate in the southerly boundary of the land from McIver Lane

Planning Reference

Mains water, electric, gas and drainage are understood to be available nearby. Prospective buyers must make their own enquiries with regard to connections to services.

Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

Planning Authority
Lake District National Park Authority: 01539 724555

Local Authority
South Lakeland District Council: 01539 733333

Local Occupancy Restrictions Apply
The dwelling houses hereby permitted shall not be occupied otherwise than by a Person with a Local Connection as his or her Only or Principal Home, or the widow or widower of such a person, and any dependents of such a person living with him or her.

The Occupant will supply to the Local Planning Authority (within 14 days of the Local Planning Authority’s written request so to do) such information as the Authority may reasonably require in order to determine whether this condition is being observed.

In this condition the following definitions apply:

‘Person with a Local Connection’ 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 9 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 changes 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 their discharge/release, or

(4) The person is a person who –
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 person’s spouse or civil partner where –
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

‘Locality’ shall mean the administrative areas of the Parishes of: Broughton East; Cartmel Fell; Crook; Crosthwaite and Lyth; Helsington; Hugill; Kentmere; Lakes; Longsleddale; Nether Staveley; Over Staveley; Skelwith; Staveley in Cartmel; Underbarrow and Bradleyfield; Upper Allithwaite; Windermere; Witherslack; Meathop and Ulpha; and those parts of the Parishes of Fawcett Forest; Strickland Ketel; Strickland Roger; and Whitwell and Selside which lie within the administrative area of the Lake District National Park.

An ‘Only or Principal Home’ is a dwellinghouse which is occupied continuously for a minimum period of six months in every twelve month period. For the avoidance of doubt the dwelling shall not be occupied as a second home or for holiday letting accommodation.

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