St Johns Street


24, St Johns Street, Keswick, Cumbria
Detached House

This imposing period property comprises two commercial units created from the division of the former Ferguson's Printers premises with four letting apartments above, one currently not meeting current EPC regulations. Both commercial units are let on long term leases: £8,400 per annum and £11,000 per annum and the apartments achieve an annual income of £21,120, the combined income is £40,520. The apartments are accessed independently from the centre of the ground floor frontage and share a communal hallway. Accommodation in each apartment comprises open plan living area (no. 3 has separate sitting room and kitchen), one bedroom and a bathroom or shower room. The apartments enjoy views to the rear over the rooftops of Keswick towards the Lakeland fells.

Superb investment opportunity.

The property is located within an established trading position in the heart of Keswick town centre, the principal tourist centre for the northern Lake District National Park. The town caters well for everyday needs with primary and secondary schools, varied shops, supermarkets, restaurants and tea rooms, banks, a good selection of sports/leisure facilities and, of course, the renowned Theatre by the Lake.


3.51m x 10.68m (11' 6" x 35' 0")
Lock up shop premises fronting on to St John's Street.
WC 0.99m x 2.13m (3' 3" x 7' 0")
Situated to the rear. Fitted with wash hand basin and WC.

Chinty's Cafe Premises

11.04m x 3.60m (36' 3" x 11' 10")
Second lock up unit also fronting on to St John's Street.
WC 0.98m x 2.14m (3' 3" x 7' 0")


Open Plan Living Area 0.97m x 7.10m (3' 2" x 23' 4")
Bedroom 4.13m x 3.55m (13' 7" x 11' 8")
Shower Room 1.42m x 1.76m (4' 8" x 5' 9")


Open Plan Living Area 3.16m x 6.59m (10' 4" x 21' 7")
Bedroom 2.80m x 4.13m (9' 2" x 13' 7")
Shower Room 1.43m x 1.84m (4' 8" x 6' 0")


Sitting Room 3.58m x 5.11m (11' 9" x 16' 9")
Kitchen 2.24m x 2.62m (7' 4" x 8' 7")
Bedroom 3.28m x 3.39m (10' 9" x 11' 1")
Bathroom 2.40m x 1.76m (7' 10" x 5' 9")


Open Plan Living Area 4.68m x 4.99m (15' 4" x 16' 4")
Bedroom 3.46m x 4.07m (11' 4" x 13' 4")
Bathroom 1.76m x 2.19m (5' 9" x 7' 2")

Energy Performance Ratings

Unit - Viewpoints - E Rating
Unit - Chinty's Cafe - D Rating
Apartment 1 - Rating E
Apartment 2 - D Rating
Apartment 3 - E Rating
Apartment 4 - F Rating

Rateable Value of Units / Council Tax

Rateable Value of Units - 24A: £9,100 per annum; 24B: £9,000 per annum (please note these are the rateable values, not amounts payable and advise prospective purchasers should make their own inquiries with respect to the rating liability).
Apartment 1 - Band A
Apartment 2 - Band B
Apartment 3 - Band A
Apartment 4 - Band B


Prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves that use complies with all planning regulations by making inquiries with the local planning authority.

Referral & Other Payments

PFK work with preferred providers for the delivery of certain services necessary for a house sale or purchase. Our providers price their products competitively, however you are under no obligation to use their services and may wish to compare them against other providers. Should you choose to utilise them PFK will receive a referral fee: Napthens, Bendles LLP, Scott Duff & Co Property Lawyers/Conveyancing Service - completion of a sale or purchase, PFK will receive a referral fee of £120 to £180 per transaction; Pollard & Scott/Independent Mortgage Advisors – arrangement of mortgage & other products/insurances, PFK will receive a referral fee - the average fee earned in 2021 was £233.44; Patrick James Solutions - PFK will receive a fee of £150 per mortgage referral; ETSOS/EPC and Floorplan Providers - EPC and floorplan £66.00, EPC only £24.00, floorplan only £6.00. Mitchells Co Ltd will pay PFK £50 for each property contents referral successfully processed (worth £300 or more in revenue) together with a 5% introduction commission on the hammer price of any goods sold by Mitchells from that referral. All figures quoted are inclusive of VAT.

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