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former service station for sale
Bassenthwaite, near Keswick, Cumbria
Former garage with residential planning permission near Keswick, Cumbria
Offers over £395,000

A former service station with full planning permission for extensions to create a two storey four bedroom dwelling with retail area. The property offers a great live / work opportunity and is located on the edge of the village of Bassenthwaite, within the Lake District National Park

Attractive premises, currently commercial but with associated residential planning consent for the addition of a two storey dwelling, offering a great live / work opportunity.

This unusual property was entirely refurbished in late 2010 / early 2011. It has a flexible layout and has an existing floor area of approx. 3,175sqft (295sqm).

Planning permission

There is planning consent for two extensions to the main building; to allow a four bedroomed, two storey owners accommodation, and also to increase the retail area by 35m2.

Building regulation approval obtained for current plans and inspection fees have been paid.

It would also be suitable for a wide range of other uses; commercial, retail, studio or redevelopment subject to planning.


Total site approx. 0.25 acre.

Forecourt approx. 5,221sqft (485sqm)

Land to rear approx. 2,390sqft (222sqm)


Situated in a scenic, rural location below Skiddaw Mountain in the Lake District National Park with stunning views of the mountain ranges. Bassenthwaite Lake, a National Nature Reserve, is one mile away.

The property benefits from being in a prominent trading position on the A591, six miles from Keswick. This is a popular tourist area with a prevalence of holiday rental properties and caravan parks.