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Keswick, 44-46 Main Street

Rent: £0

Sale price: £1,500,000

Region: Cumbria, Keswick, Keswick


Busy Market Town pedestrianised pitch in the heart of the Lake District (47m visitors -2018) and adjacent to Alpkit and close to Charles Clinkard, Boots, Blacks, Fat Face Joules and Weird Fish.

Property has frontage onto the principal town centre Bell Close car park accessed to the rear and provides access direct from the car park to Main St via the yard to the side of the property.

Very busy pitch especially during the extended holiday season, twice weekly local produce and arts and crafts market held in Main St is one of the best in the UK.



The property comprises a number of adjoining and amalgamated buildings. The premises formerly occupied by Edinburgh Wollen Mill comprises the entire Ground Floor and part rear first floor.

There is a separate entrance off Main St providing access to the first floor, formerly fitted out as bedsit accommodation (3 units) and to the Attic Floor which contains a self contained six roomed flat with spectacular views over the fells to the south.


There is additional accommodation at first floor linking the front Bedsit section with the retail storage areas at the rear which has not been used for a considerable period of time.

All the upper parts are in a poor condition and are not capable of habitation at present. Nevertheless, subject to the appropriate consents these upper parts have considerable potential for residential use.


The property provides the following net  and gross internal areas:-

Retail Shop
Net Frontage 6.66 m 21’ 10”
Return frontage              4.00 m 13’ 01”
Net Internal Width (max) 7.67 m 25’ 02”
NIW (min)                        4.46 m 14’ 07”
Shop Depth       34.34 m 112’ 08”
Built Depth        48.34 m 158’ 06”
Ground Floor Sales                       178.78 m² 1,925 sq ft
Ground Floor Ancil 70.79 m² 762 sq ft
First Floor Stock 60.00 m² 646 sq ft
Residential Upper Parts
First Floor Front (GIA)

3 no Bedsits

70.07 m² 754 sq ft
First Floor (GIA) Midsection – 7 rooms 100.52 m² 1,082 sq ft
Attic Apartment (GIA)

6 rooms                           

71.74 m² 772 sq ft


Retail Shop £59,000

Interested parties are advised to make their own Business Rates enquiries with the relevant Local Authority.



Our client owns the freehold and is prepared to sell with Vacant Possession on completion



Offers are invited in excess of £1.5M (One Million Five Hundred Thousand Pounds)



Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred with this transaction. All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT and other charges where applicable.



For enquiries, viewing, and general information,  please contact:

Bob Fletcher


M: 07733 529228

Rateable value: £59,000

Planning use: E

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