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UNIQUE FREEHOLD SITE FOR SALE - LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK

LAKELAND GREAT OUTDOOR

• Located on the A591 main trunk route into the Lake District National Park, midway between Kendal & Windermere.
• 2014 average daily traffic exceeds 25,000 vehicles per day (source DfT)
• Approx 80 metre (250ft) frontage to the A591.
• Visitor numbers to Cumbria and Lake District – 45 million in 2016 (38.8m day trippers, 6.3m overnight visitors)
• Tourism revenue - £1.46 billion in 2016.
• 2015-2016 showed an increase of 4.1% in tourism r evenue.

A substantial retail property situated in a prominent position on the main arterial/tourist route leading into the Lake District National Park, and is within 10 miles of Junction 36 of the M6 Motorway.

The premises comprise of good quality substantially extended and remodelled retail space, arranged over ground and first floors and currently occupied by Lakeland Great Outdoors (25 years).

The property lies adjacent to an Esso petrol filling station (excluded from the sale) and has the benefit of approximately 45 on site car parking spaces. The total site extends to approximately 0.3 hectacres (0.75 acres).

Existing Accommodation:
The property offers the following areas and dimensions.
Ground floor sales - 340.3 sq m (3,663 sq ft)
Ground floor storage - 15.7 sq m (167 sq ft)
First floor retail area - 188.4 sq m (2,028 sq ft)
First floor ancillary - 23.7 sq m (255 sq ft)

Total net internal area as existing - 568.1 sq m (6,113 sq ft)
*Measured in accordance with the RICS Professional Statement - RICS Property Measurement, 1st Edition, May 2015.

Total site area: 0.30 hectacres (0.75 acres).

Planning Permission:
Planning consent was given in 2009 for a two storey extension to the property, including a double height atrium and new entrance at the northern end of the building. This would increase the potential space available as per the below:

Ground floor retail space approx - 161 sq m (1,740 sq ft)
First floor ancillary approx - 110 sq m (1,184 sq ft)

NOTE: Computer generated images shown above formed part of the original application. To secure the existing planning permission, amendments were made to the entrance height and style as reflected in the 'Approved Plans'.

Exisiting Premises & Site - offers invited over £825,000 (Eight hundred and twenty five thousand pounds).

Tenure:
The property is to be sold freehold with vacant possession on completion. There are various rights of access over the car parking in favour of adjoining occupiers and reciprocal rights of access with the adjoining petrol sation. Further details are available upon request.

Rateable Value:
We are advised that the property is assessed for rates as follows:
Rateable Value - £37,500
UBR - 47.9p (2017/2018)
Applicants are advised to make their own enquiries of the local rating authority.

VAT:
All prices, and outgoings are quoted exclusive of, but may be liable to, VAT.

EPC:
THe property has an EPC rating of 'F' - further details are available from the Agents.

Legal Costs:
Each party to be responsible for their own legal fees incurred in the transaction.

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