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The Old Bar, Cavendish Street, Cartmel, LA11 6QA

2 BED 2 BATH £300,000

The Old Bar, Cavendish Street, Cartmel, LA11 6QA

£300,000 Offers Over
  • Ref: 1000_RS0581
  • Type: Cottage
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Immerse yourself in Cartmel's compelling history, whilst shaping its future and creating the stunning home of your dreams with this exceptional and extraordinary opportunity that lies within The Old Bar.

Full Details

- Plans for a two-bedroom house
- 1243 sq ft over three floors
- 17th Century building
- Georgian building
- Grade II Listed
- Full planning consent, listed building consent, and archeological, and other reports ready to create a dream home for residential or holiday let use
- Plans have been drawn up to be high spec, as well as keeping some original features
- Central location in Cartmel
- Can be residential, second home or holiday let
- 1 parking space, and you can also apply for two permits to park in the village
- Small suntrap patio garden at the back
- Planning reference - SL/2021/0332
- Building costs have been estimated around £93,000 to do the work (not including the fixtures and fittings) £150,000 fully done
- Estimated time to complete the build is around 9-10 months

*Timescale and estimated costs may change*

- Mains electric and water
- All other services are there, they just need connecting to the site

Opportunities like this don't come along very often. Here is your chance to create something magical, in one of the most charming villages in the Lake District, where plans, designs, strategies and visions are all in place, ready to develop a wonderful home originating from a central part of Cartmel's past.
Offered with remarkable architectural plans, and full three-dimensional renders along with a detailed archaeological report, prepare to be excited as you discover the rare gem that is The Old Bar.

Centrally located on historic Cavendish Street, The Old Bar dates from the late 18th or early 19th century, with some parts dating back to the 17th century. Never used as a residential home, The Old Bar was once a rural village warehouse, and you can see glimpses of its rich heritage as soon as you enter.
With private parking for one car, make your way beneath the gothic archway of Cartmel Priory Gatehouse, and up to the central opening on the ground floor of The Old Bar where expansive timber doors welcome you into this wonderful setting.

With solid masonry walls and rough cast render, step on the traditional Lakeland slate slabs and let The Old Bar whisper its secrets and evoke the past.
Note the timber shelving and recessed timber cupboard to the left of the fireplace, which possibly date back to the 17th century. Two charming bay windows and a large picture window have views onto Cavendish Street and illuminate the living area where plans are set for an impressive kitchen-diner.
In perfect alignment with the history and sensitivity of The Old Bar, and created by a local architect, the vision for the home is captivating.

On your left, sleek cabinetry streamlines the kitchen, with state-of-the-art appliances that include an integrated double oven and hob and very cleverly designed under-stairs storage.
A sociable breakfast bar divides the area and offers extra storage for tableware and crockery, as well as providing seating to chat with the cook.

On the right side of the room the seating area, fireplace and a window seat add to the charm. Ceiling lights enhance the exposed beams and the inclusion of fitted shelving and storage within the original structure of the walls retains the historic character.

Framing the bottom of the staircase in glass floods the area with light and leads your eye all the way from the front door to the rear of The Old Bar and through to the glazed door and to the outside space.
The utility area has plenty of room for storage. Jackets, coats and muddy boots can be stored neatly away and perhaps create a space here for a four legged friend's bed! To your right is the downstairs cloakroom with washbasin,WC, washing machine and dryer. Retrace your steps to the beautifully designed open wooden staircase leading to the first floor landing.Enter the first floor kingsize suite via the dressing room with generous space for storage. Warm wooden flooring underfoot welcomes you, along with bright white walls and exposed beams in keeping with The Old Bar.

A window seat invites you to watch the world go by, as you relax in this spacious bedroom that is perfectly designed for calm and tranquillity. A glass door to the glazed balcony bathes the room in light, open the doors wide and allow fresh air and Cartmel's ambiance to flow in.
Fill the freestanding bath to the brim with bubbles and wash away all your cares as you unwind and destress, whilst the large ensuite comprises shower, heated towel rail, window seat, washbasin, and WC.

On the upper floor you'll find another kingsize suite offering a serene sanctuary.
With separate dressing area and storage, the room is a secluded hideaway filled with light from the Velux windows.
Exposed wooden beams reveal The Old Bar's historic past and add charm to the room.The ensuite comprises washbasin, WC and shower with a Velux window.

Although The Old Bar is Grade II listed it has permissions for double glazed windows throughout and, along with 5 new Velux windows and a newly created gable end window natural light will fill the stairwell and entire space.

With so much already in place, let the possibilities of The Old Bar fire your imagination and passion for creativity.
Let your artistic vision take hold and seize this exciting, exclusive opportunity that would turn your dreams of a central Lake District home into an amazing reality.

Outside Space
With its own private parking, The Old Bar is perfectly situated in the beautiful village of Cartmel and offers complete accessibility. Having a secluded and private courtyard area at the back of The Old Bar, with space for a table and chairs you can dine alfresco in the sunshine, with potted flowers and plants making the area your own beautiful hideaway.

The Old Bar is a fantastic opportunity to create the perfect dream home, in such an ideal location, encased in history, providing you with the Lake District lifestyle you've always dreamed of.

** For more photos and information, download the brochure on desktop. For your own hard copy brochure, or to book a viewing please call the team **

Tenure: Freehold


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