Soutergate, Ulverston

Cumbria, LA12 7ER




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FANTASTIC POTENTIAL - VERSATILE SHOP/HOUSE/FLAT/INVESTMENT. Take a look at this substantial three storey property currently a ground floor shop premises with a three bedroom maisonette above and included in the sale is a large former bakehouse building to the rear ideal as a workshop/storage or conversion to a bungalow. Situated in the centre of Ulverston town this fantastic property should appeal to a variety of buyers including those seeking either a family home (requiring refurbishment), live in shop owners or investors. There is planning permission to convert the main property into a dwelling and the rear bakehouse into a two bedroom bungalow if required. The accommodation currently comprises of to the ground floor; shop frontage, kitchen, rear passage/access and a further kitchen/utility room. To the first and second floors there are three good sized bedrooms, bathroom and a lounge (potentially four bedrooms if converted to a house). Further benefits part double glazing and gas central heating. Externally there is a ginnel to the side which provides access for six properties, shared rear garden and the large bakehouse. Viewing is essential to appreciate the size and potential on offer. The property is well maintained with some general refurbishment required and the asking price has been reflected. Vacant with no upper chain. Planning number SL/2009/1085
(South Lakeland District Council).

Shop Area

3.76m (12' 4") x 3.35m (11' 0")

Located at the front is the carpeted shop area with entrance door, large window and fitted cupboards. Potential for use as a lounge subject to changing the window as per the conversion plans. Stairs lead to the first floor and there is a good sized storage cupboard alongside.


3.45m (11' 4") x 2.72m (8' 11")

Fitted with wall, base and drawer units with work surfacing. There is a stainless steel sink with mixer tap, opaque single glazed window and space for a cooker. The room was formerly a store for the shop.

Rear Passage

3.86m (12' 8") x 1.78m (5' 10")

Covered area with access rights for three neighbouring properties to pass through (numbers 8, 10 and 12 Soutergate). There is a tiled floor, water taps, power and light.


2.74m (9' 0") x 10‘0.05m (0' 2")

Second kitchen with versatile use. Fitted with wall and base units, splash back tiling, roof window and single glazed window.

First Floor

Spacious landing with stairs leading to the second floor.


4.85m (15' 11") x 3.48m (11' 5")

Excellent sized room with stone built fireplace, gas pipe, radiator, TV aerial and uPVC double glazed window with deep set sill. Could be utilised as a bedroom.

Bedroom One

4.6m (15' 1") x 2.77m (9' 1")

Super sized bedroom with fitted wardrobe to one wall, radiator and deep set double glazed bay window.

Second Floor

Spacious landing.

Bedroom Two

4.8m (15' 9") x 3.56m (11' 8")

Another excellent sized bedroom with radiator and deep set seated uPVC double glazed window.

Bedroom Three

2.74m (9' 0") x 1.96m (6' 5")

Radiator and uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation.


2.82m (9' 3") x 1.78m (5' 10")

Fitted with a white WC, wash basin and bath with over head shower. There is a radiator, large storage cupboard and uPVC double glazed window.


There is a ginnel to the side for access to the rear of the property which leads to a shared garden with outbuilding/WC and the bakehouse is accessed from the garden.


8.23m (27' 0") x 4.57m (15' 0") Approximate

Due to the shape the measurements may vary in places and are approximate for the whole area excluding the dividing walls. This is a blank canvas with versatile use, it can be utilised as a large store/workshop or for conversion to a bungalow if desired (please refer to the plans on the South Lakeland District Council website under plan number SL/2009/1085).

Note to buyers

To view full details of the planning consents for conversion into two dwellings please visit the South Lakeland District Council website. The planning number is SL/2009/1085. The property has shared access with neighbouring properties via the side ginnel and the rear passage which is connected to this property. There is a shared garden to the rear. The upper floor levels extend over the ginnel. Located in the conservation area. The asking price reflects the need for refurbishment and viewing is essential for buyers to assess and cost any works they would look to undertake.

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