Sandale, Coupland Beck

Sandale, Coupland Beck, Appleby-in-Westmorland, Cumbria, CA16 6LN

Reduced Price  £550,000

Quick Summary

Price £550,000
City Appleby-in-Westmorland
Size (Acres)
Beds 5
Parking Spaces



Carlisle Office

A unique opportunity to purchase a live/work development situated in a prominent position on the A66 and benefitting from two residential dwellings, substantial commercial/retail property, associated garages, landscaped garden and attractive rear outlook.

The rear residential dwelling provides a part investment opportunity which is let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement at a rental of £525 per calendar month.

Significantly reduced price offering a fantastic opportunity which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

Price – £550,000



A rare opportunity to purchase two residential properties with adjacent commercial/retail premises ideally situated on busy A66 trunk road.

The development provides a five bedroom family home, three bedroom interconnected house and detached retail warehouse and workshops, approximately 14 miles south of the thriving market town of Penrith and with direct access to the A66 eastbound. Attractive on-site living accommodation is afforded within the five bedroom house with private rear gardens, good rental income for the separate dwelling and modern retail/commercial premises offers a wide scope of uses, subject to planning.


The land and properties are prominently situated on the eastbound carriageway of the busy A66 road network, a short distance to the south east of the town of Appleby and 14 miles from the market town of Penrith. The surrounding area is mostly open farm land with access to the site taken directly from the A66 or an access road immediately to the north of the site provides direct links to the B6542 which leads to Appleby town centre.

Appleby is a town and civil parish situated within a loop of the River Eden and has a population of 3,048 (2011 Census). Appleby is a popular tourist town due to its historic, scenic location and proximity to the Lake District, The North Pennines, Swaledale & Howgill Fells.

Appleby lies adjacent to the A66 providing good road communications travelling north west to Penrith and Junction 40 of the M6 and south east to Scotch Corner and the A1, circa 40 miles away. Brough is 8 miles to the east and Kirkby Stephen 12 miles to the south east reached via the A685 that continues and meets Junction 38 of the M6 at Tebay, 24 miles away. Appleby benefits from a local train service that runs north to Carlisle and south east to Leeds via the Leeds to Settle Railway Line.

Penrith is an attractive and affluent market town situated on the north east fringe of the Lake District. It is well located being on Junction 40 of the M6 providing direct access north and south and to the A66 which leads west to the Lake District National Park and east to Scotch Corner and the A1(M). The town has a resident population of approximately 15,181 (2011 Census) and is located within Eden District with a district population of over 51,000. Carlisle is approximately 20 miles to the north, Kendal 32 miles to the south and Keswick 18 miles to the west. Penrith has a train station on the Main West Coast Line which provides direct services north to Carlisle and Glasgow and south to London Euston with a journey time of around 3 hours.


Offered to the market is this unique development of a large five bedroom family home, attached three bedroom dwelling which can be inter-connected to the main house, a modern retail/commercial premises which was until recently run as an outdoor clothing and equipment outlet, all set within 0.66 acres benefitting from landscaped gardens, large forecourt and car parking and useful garages/workshops.


Sandale provides the main two storey family house with rendered and pebble dashed elevations incorporating UPVC framed double glazed windows and a multi pitched slate roof. The property has a central front porch entrance and a side entrance via a covered seating and storage area.

The ground floor porch leads to the entrance hall (3.96m x 1.96m) which in turn provides access to sitting room/dining room, kitchen/living room, music room and the utility.

The sitting room and dining room (3.96m x 4.98m and 3.53m x 3.50) are interconnected and provide a generous welcoming space with carpeted floors, a central traditional multi-fuel stove on a marble hearth, windows with front, side and rear aspects and a door leads to the kitchen/living room.

The kitchen/living room (3.47m x 3.93m and 3.59m x 4.96m) are again interconnected and provide a light and spacious family living area with a mixture of carpeted and wood effect laminate flooring. The kitchen has a large window providing panoramic views to the rear gardens and hills beyond and benefits from modern units with a good range of shelving, drawers, wall units and breakfast bar, finished with attractive worktops and has a built-in double oven and hob and built-in dishwasher. The living area has French doors opening to the side aspect and leading to a covered seating area.

Positioned off the living room is a light and airy room (2.97m x 3.71m) which has potential to be used as a library/music room or office space and has views to the front garden.

The utility (3.57m x 3.46m) which is adjacent to the kitchen and provides a secondary entrance to the house has a range of floor mounted units, access to the rear garden and a ground floor cloaks.

A timber staircase from the central hall leads to the first floor landing, family bathroom, walk in airing cupboard and five bedrooms.

The Master bedroom (4.76m x 3.67 including en-suite) is at the front of the property and provides a large double bedroom with built-in wardrobes, TV point and an en-suite. The en-suite includes a modern bathroom suite with shower cubicle, sink and WC.

Bedroom 2 (4.55m x 2.69m plus en-suite) is at the rear of the house and has views to open countryside, carpeted floor, TV point and has an en-suite. The en-suite is a contemporary design and provides a shower cubicle, sink and WC.

Bedroom 3 (3.88m x 3.46m) is a double bedroom positioned to the rear of the property and provides a bright room with views across open countryside and has carpeted floors and built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 4 (3.93m x 3.88m) is a large double room with front aspect and has carpeted floors and built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 5 (2.09m x 1.38m and 1.04m x 1.22m) would make a perfect nursery or single bedroom and has carpeted floors and a window with front aspect.

Bathroom (2.29m x 2.69m) with vinyl flooring, part tile/part plaster painted walls, bath with central taps and shower over, low level WC, wash hand basin and window with rear aspect.

Externally, the property has a very well kept front lawn and flower beds, a rear private garden which is lawned and paved and has attractive open views to the fells.


Three Pikes

Three Pikes named due to the attractive outlook onto Dufton Pike, Murton Pike and Knock Pike is an interconnected property which is let privately although has the potential to be utilised as extra living accommodation to the main house.

The property briefly comprises of dining/kitchen, living room, three bedrooms, family bathroom and storage/play room.

The kitchen (5.17m x 3.56m) is a spacious and light room with a full range of traditional kitchen units both floor and wall mounted and incorporates an integral electric hob and separate integral double oven. The room is large enough to incorporate a family dining table and has views to the rear garden and fells.

The living room (5.16m x 4.90m) provides open plan living space with an attractive feature fire place incorporating a multi-fuel stove which is the room’s focal point and has carpeted floors and TV point. There are French doors that lead to a patio area and lawned garden.

Stairs lead to the first floor bedrooms, bathroom and storage/play room.

Bedroom 1 (3.89m x 3.43m) is a large double bedroom with aspect to the rear garden, TV point and has access to a secondary room (3.41m x 3.41m) which has restricted head height but provides perfect space for storage or a children’s play room.

Bedroom 2 (4.73m x 3.43m) provides a good sized second double bedroom with built-in wardrobes, TV point and views to the rear garden and open countryside.

Bedroom 3 (3.79m x 1.66m) provides a single bedroom with built-in cupboards and side aspects.

Bathroom (2.98m x 1.66m and 1.14m x 1.07m) a good sized family bathroom with bath, separate shower cubicle with mains shower, wash hand basin, WC and housing for the hot water tank.


Retail/Commercial Premises

The retail outlet provides a steel portal framed building with part profile clad/part block and rendered elevations and a profile clad roof incorporating translucent roof lights throughout. There is a double garage connected to the rear of the unit which provides space for at least two cars, has an electric remote controlled door and also has the housing for the oil tank, which services the whole site.

Internally the retail unit is accessed via an entrance porch into an open plan sales area with timber wall racking, male, female and disabled toilets, customer changing room, service counter, sodium downlighting and access to the first floor mezzanine offices, mezzanine storage and the rear store room.

The rear store provides a floor mounted boiler supplying radiators to the mezzanine office level and under floor heating on the ground floor and a rear access door to the interconnected garage premises.

The mezzanine level offices have two access points via timber framed staircase to the front and rear and provide built in office worktops, a variety of electrical sockets and phone line connection points, hard wearing carpet flooring and a window with rear aspect onto open farmland and the fells beyond.

The mezzanine level storage is accessed via a timber staircase and provides further storage space.

The adjoining double garage provides electric roller shutter garage door, space for two/three cars, solid concrete floors and has a number electrical points.

There is a detached workshop premises which is currently divided into two separate units providing storage and a workshop/storage and garage. The property is of block construction which has been rendered externally with a profile clad mono pitched roof and in the main has UPVC framed double glazed windows, solid concrete floors and electricity points throughout. The garage area has an electric roller shutter entrance door and provides parking space for one vehicle.

Externally there is an outside tap and large concrete hard-standing to the front and side of the premises.

It is understood that the retail premises and garage/workshops provide the following approximate gross internal areas:

Ground floor 175.03m2 (1,884 sq ft)

1st Floor Mezzanine Storage 27.10m2 (292 sq ft)

1st Floor Mezzanine Offices 55.89m2 (602 sq ft)

Garage 75.88m2 (817 sq ft)

Storage 22.13m2 (238 sq ft)

Workshop/Garage 54.76m2 (589 sq ft)

Total approximate gross internal areas 410.79m2 (4,421 sq ft)


The Site

Externally, the premises are situated on approximately 0.66 acres which benefits from a large tarmacadam/concrete hard-standing area with parking for a number of cars and two secure garages which again provides further parking. The family home has a private rear enclosed garden and an attractive front landscaped garden.

Access to the site is via the A66, with a secondary exclusive access point to the north linking to the B6542 which leads to Appleby town centre.


The property is sold subject to and with the benefits of all rights of way, whether public or private and any existing or proposed wayleaves, easements, rights, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind whether referred to in these particulars or not.


Sandale is assessed for Council Tax purposes within Band C with a current annual payment for 2017/2018 of £1,582.56.

Three Pikes is assessed for Council Tax purposes within Band C with a current annual payment for 2017/2018 of £1,582.56.

The commercial element is listed on the Valuation Office Agency Website with a Rateable Value of £5,900 with an effective date of 1 April 2017 and described as Warehouse and Premises. The current Uniform Business Rate is 0.479 equating to approximate rates payable of £2,826.10. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries at Eden District Council to ascertain the exact rates payable and may benefit from small business rate relief, subject to status.

Local Authority

Eden District Council
Town Hall
CA11 7QF

Tel: 01768 817817


It is understood that mains electricity and water (via a meter) are available on or adjacent to the subject land and premises and drainage is to a private septic tank. Please note we have not been able to test the services therefore no judgement is made in respect of their current condition.

Heating is provided to all the premises via oil fired central heating boilers that supply perimeter wall mounted radiators. It should be noted that the retail outlet has the benefit of under floor heating.

Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries as to the services available for future use.


It has been advised that the land and property is owned freehold and will be sold with vacant possession.

Three Pikes is currently let on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement at a rental of £525 per calendar month. Further information on application.


Energy Performance Certificates have been produced for each property as follows:

Sandale: Energy Efficiency Rating of D (64)

Three Pikes: Energy Efficiency Rating of E (54)

Retail Premises: Energy Efficiency Rating of D (84).

Full copies are available to download from the Edwin Thompson website.


The freehold interest with vacant possession is available at a purchase price of £550,000.

Please note the vendor is not obliged to accept the highest or any offer, subject to contract.


Each party to bear their own legal costs in the preparation and settlement of any sale contract and documentation together with any VAT thereon.


The land and property is available to view strictly by prior appointment with the Carlisle Office of Edwin Thompson LLP. Contact:

John Haley – [email protected],

Joe Ellis – [email protected]

Tel: 01228 548385


Edwin Thompson for themselves and for the Vendor of this property, whose Agent they are, give notice that:
1. The particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute, nor constitute part of, any offer or contract.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, plans, reference to condition and necessary conditions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their correctness.
3. No person in the employment of Edwin Thompson has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars, nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the Agents, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for loss or expense incurred in viewing the property or in any other way in the event of the property being sold or withdrawn.
5. These particulars were prepared in July 2015

A large family house, additional residential dwelling and commercial premises For Sale
Significantly reduced price offering a fantastic opportunity which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.

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