Unconverted barn for sale near Cockermouth, Cumbria

Offers in region of £135,000
Unconverted barn for sale near Cockermouth, Cumbria

Unconverted barn for sale in Oughterside, Cockermouth, Cumbria

A rare development opportunity of a traditional, detached barn with full planning permission for conversion close to the Lake District National Park and near the Cumbrian towns of Cockermouth and Carlisle

This classic Cumbrian stone built bank barn is some 200 years old and is arranged over three floors. It is located in the quiet rural village of Oughterside and, once completed, will make an ideal family or holiday home. It is being sold freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Located in the village on a quiet single track no-through lane in an elevated south-east facing position, this unconverted barn has magnificent views across the Ellen valley to Skiddaw and Blencathra, and also to Grassmoor.

Planning Permission

Full Planning Permission and Building Regulations approval for conversion to a four / five bedroom residential property with spacious reception / dining areas, including a central area open inside up to the roof, study / 5th bedroom, four bathrooms and kitchen / breakfast room. In total the living floor area of this traditional barn is approx. 237 square metres.


The barn has its own private access off the public road and the design incorporates off-road garage / parking.

The plot on which it is set is some 465 square metres with rear garden area and courtyard garden area at the front.


The site has mains drainage, and mains water supply is already installed.

Electricity and telecoms are close by.

Fibre internet in the village.


The village of Oughterside is in the Allerdale district of Cumbria on the north western edge of the Lake District, near Aspatria, Maryport and Wigton. The nearest local rail station is just two miles distant.

Cockermouth is just seven miles away and the city of Carlisle with its full range of facilites is just 20 miles distant. Carlisle has a mainline rail to London, Carlisle Lake District airport and good links to M6.

The Northern Lakes and fells are close by and the area offers a full range of activities including the mountains, fishing, golf, sailing, wildlife and natural history. The Solway heritage coast and beach at Allonby are both just two miles away.
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David South

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