Development opportunity for sale in Wigton

Abbeytown, Wigton, CA7 4SH, Cumbria
For sale
£200,000 Guide Price
This property is marketed by:
Davidson & Robertson


An ideal opportunity to acquire commercial premises and land at Abbeytown which would lend itself to a wide range and development potential. The property consists of former garage, terraced house and barn with land to rear. All extending to 1.06 acres (0.43 hectares).

  • Commercial shed space and former garage
  • Former Barn
  • 3 Former Terraced Houses
  • Woodland
  • Development Potential For sale as a whole.


The property is located off main street, in the middle of Abbeytown which has shops, school and a pub. Abbeytown has excellent access to Wigton which is 6 miles away via the B5302 and provides a secondary schools, supermarkets and wide range of services. The A595 is 7 miles away and is a major route that connects west Cumbria to Carlisle and the M6.

Wigton – 6 miles

Aspatria – 8.5 miles

Cockermouth – 17 miles

Carlisle – 18 miles


Access is via Laurel Terrace and Assembly Square which is off Main street (B5302). Additional access is via a track to the west of the site indicated on the sale plan.


From the A595, at Wigton take the B5302 sign posted to Silloth. After 5 miles, enter Abbeytown and Laurel Close in on the right. The property is located at the end of the terrace.


The property at Abbeytown previously was previously a car garage but would suite a wide range of uses. The site could let itself to alternatives uses and development subject to obtaining permissions. The buildings consist of:

6 Bay steel Portal Frame Shed (30m x 11.92m)

Consisting of concrete floor with block and box profile walls and brick and windows facing onto Laurel Terrace. The roof comprises of asbestos sheeting and light panels.

3 Bay Steel Portal Frame Shed (15.50m x 7.41m)

Consisting of concrete floor, block and box profile walls with asbestos roof with light panels.

Attached shed (18.26m x 14.96m)

Concrete floor with brick walls with steel frame roof with asbestos sheeting and light panels. There is a door on to Laurel Terrace.

3 Former Terraced Houses (footprint c.6.6m x 4.15m)

Building shells in poor condition with some remaining walls and chimney breast.

Former Barn

Previously used as storage with arranged over 2 stories with 3 main rooms and WC’s. Consisting of brick with concrete floor. Externally is predominantly natural regeneration broadleaf woodland and scrub to the north and northeast of the site.


The EPC rating is tbc.

Mineral Rights

Mineral rights are understood to be not included within the vendor’s title.

Local Authority

Allerdale Council Allerdale House, Workington, CA14 3YJ

Plans, Areas and Schedules

These are based on the Ordnance Survey and Title Deeds and are for reference only. They have been carefully checked and computed by the selling agents and the purchaser shall be deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the description of the property and any error or mis-statement shall not annul the sale nor entitle either party to compensation in respect thereof.


A deposit of 10% of the purchase price will be payable on exchange of contracts. This will be non-refundable in the event of the transaction failing to reach completion for reasons not attributable to the vendors or their agents.

Date of Entry

By mutual agreement

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