The Loudon, Gosforth, Seascale


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ADVERTISED THIS WEEKEND - Fully Serviced BUILDING PLOT. With full Planning Consent for a spacious detached dwelling already approved, this building plot is 'good to go'. Certainly the largest, and possibly the best on the development, the plot enjoys open countryside views. PLOT 1 THE LOUDON - Just one of two plots remaining. Whichever way you look, the location is truly superb. Head inland and within a few minutes you can be in the Wasdale and Eskdale valleys amidst some of the most beautiful countryside in the other, you can enjoy the delights of the coastline from St Bees down to Ravenglass and beyond.


The Loudon, a small development opportunity of just five superb building plots, enjoys a unique and distinctive setting on the outskirts of Gosforth with open countryside on three sides surrounded by well established trees and planting. The site as a whole extends to approximately 1 acre, featuring a distinctive entrance with sandstone stone capped columns and stone wall boundary leading into a small cul de sac off which there is private access to each of the five plots. This is a lovely site with attractive views opening up on all sides, providing a wonderful opportunity to create a new home of style and distinction.

Outline Planning Consent was granted on 18 May 2017 for the erection of five dwellings. Planning Reference 4/16/2163/001 together with Appeal Reference APP/Z0923/W/17/3167373.

Reserved Matters were approved on the 5th October 2018 including details of the access, appearance, landscaping, layout and scale in accordance with approved plans.


Plot 1, The Loudon - a distinctive building plot, the largest and possibly the best on the development, with spacious grounds and superb views over open countryside. Complete with full Planning Consent and detailed Architects Plans for a magnificent individually designed detached house.

Gas, electricity, water and telecom service points will be provided at a point on the boundary of the plot. Drainage will require installation of a pump to a manhole from which the drainage will fall by gravity to the mains.


Gosforth is an attractive village with a strong sense of community situated approximately eight miles south of Whitehaven, well placed for easy access to commercial centres along the west coast including the Sellafield complex, yet literally only a few minutes drive from the beautiful Wastwater and Eskdale valleys. The village, which is largely within the Lake District National Park, offers a local primary school, a number of niche shops including a useful convenience store together with several cafes and pubs. Nearby Seascale offers opportunities for coastal walks and also offers further shopping facilities including a Post Office and useful Co-op supermarket.


The site is located on the western fringes of Gosforth, just a few yards outside the Lake District National Park boundary, and is approached from the Gosforth to Seascale road, best located by Sat Nav CA20 1HP.


The land is offered Freehold with vacant possession.


A sales pack including location, site plan, access details and Design Code is available on request.

For further information contact Tim Grisdale.

T; 01900 827768 (direct dial)

M: 07850 654005


Or via the Whitehaven Office

T; 01946 693931


Viewing arrangements and on site visits can be arranged through Grisdales on 01946 693931 or directly with Tim Grisdale - contact details above.


The development site is best located by taking the Seascale turning off the A595 onto the B5344. The development site is situated on the right hand side just beyond The Westlakes Hotel.


The plans, specifications and details have been prepared by architects and advisors to the owners. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of site inspection, survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.


Please contact us before viewing the property. If there is any point of particular importance to you we will be pleased to provide additional information or to make further enquiries. We will also confirm that the property remains available. This is particularly important if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

*Please note these details have yet to be approved by the vendors.


Please note that all measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure which may be subject to a small margin of error. None of the appliances, heating system or fittings included within the sale have been tested or can be assumed to be in full working order. Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.


If you are thinking of moving, we offer a completely free market valuation and appraisal of your existing home. We will advise you upon an asking price which accurately positions your property in the current market place, maximising viewings and your sale prospects.


If you are interested in property as an investment, we can help you every step of the way from Buy to Let advice to effective property letting and management.


To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977.


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