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Riverside, Pooley Bridge Penrith CA11 0LL
Guide Price £400,000
Sold STC
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 5
Type: Detached House
Reception Rooms: 2

Property Details

The sale or Riverside represents an ideal and unique opportunity to acquire a stunning plot with a fantastic development opportunity. Having planning permission to replace the existing single storey property with a fabulous two storey, five en suite bedroom detached dwelling. Boasting an excellent open plan living/kitchen and additional reception room, as well as a sauna and further wet room.

Occupying an incredible and enviable south facing aspect with approximately 100 meters of water frontage this unique and picturesque location takes full advantage of the breath-taking panoramic views over the river Eamont and Ullswater to the surrounding Lakeland fells. In particular from the water frontage and lawn, the property has the significant ownership of two stone jetties from the garden.

The existing property has been flooded most recently in 2015 and the current owner has subsequently had plans drawn to replace the existing property with a fantastic new boat theme design, creating an interesting and luxurious 5 bedroom detached property. The sale represents the opportunity to fulfil somebody’s dreams to create and construct their own magnificent property to their own particular internal specification. Planning reference 7/2016/3096 additionally there is existing planning for a new boat house planning reference 7/2008/3103

The sale will attract a range of buyers, whether those looking for a permanent home in the Lake District or ideal weekend retreat, with excellent access and links to the National Park, or those seeking a peaceful and private Lakeland escape.

DIRECTIONS From Penrith; Turn off the A66 onto the A592 towards Pooley Bridge and Ullswater for approximately 3.5 miles. At the junction facing Ullswater turn left and continue for 200m, the property is immediately on the right hand side after the Steamer pier.

Pooley Bridge itself, is situated within the Lake District National Park on the Northern Shores of Ullswater, a quaint village which provides a variety of amenities including a small convenience store and Post Office, in addition a great selection of cafe’s and public houses, hotel and restaurants along the shoreline of the lake. There are plenty of outdoor activities to be enjoyed right from the doorstep, such as walking, canoeing and cycling to name but a few despite its semi rural position and lakeside position. To the north the pretty market town of Penrith boasts 5 national supermarket as well as a number of fantastic independent shops and eateries, Keswick and junction 40 of the M6 are all only around five minutes away by car. To the south the bustling village of Ambleside is around half an hour away, demonstrating Riverside is well placed to enjoy all that the lakes has to offer but also ideal for those looking to commute via the M6.

OUTSIDE The property has a private gated access via two separate gated entrances allowing parking for several vehicle’s both adjacent to the property and alternatively to the south of the plot. A level plot with the garden and outside space to the rear and south of the property, bordering the river and lake enjoying truly incredible far reaching views over Ullswater towards the Lakeland fells. With two stone jetties the lake shore is bordered by stone wall.

Additionally the property benefits from ownership of some land on the opposite side of the river. Whilst there is also existing planning permission for a boat house planning reference 7/2008/3103

SERVICES PREVIOUSLY CONNECTED Mains Water, Drainage and electric
Oil fired central heating

COUNCIL TAX BAND To be assessed.

FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION Thursday 14 December 2017, 12pm at Carlisle Racecourse Durdar Road, Carlisle, CA2 4TS. Open house dates are as follows from 1pm – 2pm:

Friday 24 November
Friday 1 December
Friday 8 December
Wednesday 13 December

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