Ennerdale Bridge, Cleator

Guide price

Presenting an exceptional building plot with land in Ennerdale Bridge, positioned at the end of a line of detached properties on the road out to Cleator, in the picturesque village of Ennerdale Bridge in the Lake District National Park. This expansive site, spanning approximately just over 2 acres, offers breathtaking views of the Ennerdale Valley and comes with FULL PLANNING PERMISSION for a three-bedroom detached property and garden.

With its fantastic location and ample plot size in a well-served village, this presents a rare opportunity to create a family home amidst the natural beauty of the Lake District. The proposed dwelling promises a harmonious blend of space and functionality, ensuring ample room for a comfortable family lifestyle while offering stunning vistas of the Ennerdale Valley. This plot provides the perfect canvas to craft a bespoke home amidst the captivating natural surroundings of the Lake District.


Nestled within the Lake District National Park, the building plot and land is positioned at the end of a line of detached properties on the road out to Cleator. Boasting unparalleled natural beauty and scenic vistas, this location offers residents easy access to a range of superb amenities. From schools and pubs to hotels and playing fields, the village ensures convenience and comfort. The village boasts superb connectivity, with convenient access to major roadways such as the A5086 and A595, as well as the Cumbrian Coastal railway line.

Planning Permission

The planning reference number for the site is 7/2023/4068. The approved planning entails the erection of a new 3-bedroom dwelling with bedrooms in the roof space, accompanied by a detached garage. The proposed dwelling is designed to accommodate a family lifestyle, offering ample space and comfort within a scenic setting.

Approx. Sizes

Site outlined in red = 2,036m2 = 0.2036 Hectares = 0.50 Acres.

Land outlined in blue = 6,712m2 = 0.6712 Hectares = 1.65 Acres.

TOTAL = 8,748m2 = 0.87 Hectares = 2.15 Acres.


This is an unserviced plot, although we understand that all mains services are available in the road outside the plot. Prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries regarding this matter.

Local Occupancy Housing

This plot is subject to a Local Occupancy Housing clause. For information on how this may impact your eligibility or any related enquiries, please contact our team for further details.


From the main Cockermouth roundabout take the exit to Egremont A5086. Continue on this road for around seven miles until the left turn signposted for Kirkland and Ennerdale Bridge. Take this road and continue through Kirkland and into Ennerdale Bridge. Pass through the village and over a small bridge, follow the road past the last house on the left hand side, the gate to the building plot with land is 50m past the end of a line of detached properties.

Why Choose a Self-Build?

Personalisation is a significant advantage of self-building. You can design and build a home that perfectly suits your needs. From layout to materials, you have the creative freedom to shape your home according to your preferences.

What's more, opting to construct your property can be more cost-effective than purchasing an existing home, particularly if you're hands-on or closely oversee the project. This approach can result in savings, including on expenses such as stamp duty and associated fees.

With the growing shift toward more efficient heating systems, now is an ideal time to embark on a self-build project. New builds readily meet modern standards and heating efficiency regulations, enhancing their marketability and investment potential.

Investing in your own home is likely to yield positive returns, as it aligns with contemporary standards, conforms to strict mortgage criteria, and becomes more appealing to potential buyers if you choose to sell in the future.

Supporting Your Self-Build Journey

Starting a self-build project is an exciting journey, and we're here to ensure it's a smooth one for you. Our dedicated team is ready to assist in securing the right mortgage or financial support tailored to your project's needs. We also have a network of local tradespeople and professionals, ready to bring your vision to life. From the early planning stages to the final touches, we're with you every step of the way. Your dream home is within reach, and we're here to help you achieve it.

Free Market Appraisal

If you are thinking of moving, we offer a completely free market valuation and appraisal of your existing home. We will advise you upon an asking price which accurately positions your property in the current market place, maximising viewings and your sale prospects.

Viewing Arrangements

To organise a viewing of this plot contact us at 01946 693931

Notes to Brochure

Purchasers are strongly advised to satisfy themselves by way of survey and their own enquiries. The brochure does not constitute a contract, part of a contract or warranty.

01946 693931

Grisdales (Whitehaven)

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