Lot 1 - Pow Beck House Elderly Person’s Home, Meadow Road, Mirehouse, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 8HJ

  • Unconditional Online Auction Sale
  • Guide Price* : £80,000 plus

ON BEHALF OF CUMBRIA COUNTY COUNCIL: Former elderly persons home, detached and two storey extending to approximately 1407 sq.m (15,145 sq ft.) on a site of approximately 0.30 Hectares (0.75 Acres) with development potential STP


The property comprises a former elderly persons home, detached and two storey extending to approximately 1407 sq.m (15,145 sq ft.) on a site of approximately 0.30 Hectares (0.75 Acres). The property and site are considered to have development potential subject to obtaining any necessary consents.


The property lies in a residential area, approximately 1.75 miles south of Whitehaven town centre. Access to Meadow Road is from the A595 and Whitehaven lies on the west coast of Cumbria and the western boundary of the Lake District National Park is approximately 4 miles to the east.


The Seller has provided the approximate gross internal areas:
Ground Floor: 8,611 sq ft 800 sq m
First Floor: 607 sq ft 1,991 sq m
Total: 9,218 sq ft 2,791 sq m


Car parking and grassed areas surrounding the site.

Buyers Administration Fee

There will be a Buyer's Administration Fee of £1500 plus VAT payable upon exchange of contracts.

Additional Information

1)The Local Planning Office is Copeland Borough Council, The Market Hall, Market Place, Whitehaven, Cumbria CA28 7JG. Tel:01946 598300.

2) There is a right of access along a strip of land at the north of the site.

3) Please note the pictures were taken before the site was fully vacated and interested parties should view internally to satisfy themselves as to current condition and what equipment (if any) is left in situ. Please also refer to the Legal Pack to confirm what is included in the sale.

4) REVENUE CONTRIBUTION The sale of the property does not attract VAT The successful bid will comprise two elements:

1. The Purchase Price
2. 20% Revenue Contribution
For Example: Successful Bid £100,000 Purchase Price £80,000 Revenue Contribution £20,000.
This principle will apply to all levels of bids and the purchase price and revenue contribution will be recorded and invoiced separately.

* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

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