Market Place, Cockermouth


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  • Bedrooms: 2
MIXED RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY WITH PROMINENT, PRIME TOWN CENTRE LOCATION At the heart of Cockermouth's bustling Market Place you will find these prominent shop premises that have been let successfully for a number of years. Cockermouth is renowned for its independent retailers and gem town status attracting residents from throughout the region and holiday makers alike. Market Place has developed into one of the most attractive areas of the town. A separate entrance off Castlegate leads to a beautiful two bedroom maisonette with spacious accommodation spread over two floors and boasting an abundance of period features including exposed timber beams and natural stone, a curved staircase, sliding sash windows and open fireplaces. Both areas of the building are now let out bringing in a regular income close to £12,000 per annum. Cockermouth is the birthplace of poet William Wordsworth and the hub for many popular festivals and events making it an alternative quiet tourist destination.


The Ground floor retail premises are in a prominent corner location in the Market Place, with large window frontage perfect for a range of businesses. The rental income from the premises is around £ 6,000 per annum.

From Market Place, glazed door leading into;


27'5 x 15'9 (8.36m x 4.80m)

Ground floor retail area with 2 steps up to the rear and opening into;


10'11 x 7'9 (3.33m x 2.36m)

Useful storage area plus sink unit, door to wc.


The two bedroom maisonette has its own private entrance off Castlegate and overlooks Market Place which is a particularly attractive area of the town. The flat is currently rented out at £495 per calendar month.


Giving access to


16'1 x 31'6 (4.90m x 9.60m)

Double front aspect with feature fireplace, exposed beams, television point, stone shelves, radiator, seating, carpeted.


Side aspect with timber polished floor and having dedicated dining area. Fitted with a range of base and wall units in beech, dishwasher, integral freezer, double electric oven with hob and chimney style extractor fan, spot lighting, fireplace, radiator


16'5 x 14'10 (5.00m x 4.52m)

Double with feature fireplace, built in cupboard, exposed beams and two front aspect windows, radiator.


17'2 x 9'5 (5.23m x 2.87m)

Double bedroom with modern radiator, stone window sills an having side aspect.


6'10 x 9'4 (2.08m x 2.84m)

With polished timber floor and comprising bath and shower, wash basin and w.c. Velux roof light.


The current rental income from the property amounts to approximately £12,000 per annum which represents a yield in the region of 5%. Both the retail space and maisonette are currently tenanted.


We have been advised by Allerdale Borough Council (01900 702702) that the Maisonette is placed in Tax Band A.

The shop premises attract Business rates.


The property is located in the Market Place on the corner with Castlegate.


To view this property, please contact us on 01900 829977


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