Land for sale in River Frontage - River Derwent, Portinscale, Keswick, Cumbria CA12

Guide price £10,000
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Property features

  • 106m of river frontage to the River Derwent.
  • Within the Lake District National Park (unesco World Heritage Site).
  • Fine views across the River Derwent towards Skiddaw and the fells behind Keswick.
  • Good access opportunities to the land.
  • Fishing rights are excluded. But can be arranged separately through Keswick Anglers.
  • On the fringe of the well renowned market town of Keswick and village of Portinscale.
  • Conveniently located adjacent to the Coast to Coast Cycle Route.
  • Crow Act Access Land.

Property description

A fantastic and tranquil setting abutting the River Derwent, Portinscale. Range of open glades and native woodland. Circa 106m of River Frontage. Good roadside access and conveniently adjacent to the Coast to Coast Cycleway. Extending to Circa 0.93 acres (0.38 hectares).

River frontage - river derwent

Portinscale, Keswick

Extending to Circa 0.93 acres (0.38 hectares)
Approximately 106m of River Frontage

The river frontage at Portinscale presents a unique opportunity to purchase a small part of the Lake District, a unesco designated World Heritage site and is located only a short walk along the Cumbria Way/Coast to Coast Cycleway, from the iconic Lakeland Market Town of Keswick.

The property enjoys a generous 106m frontage to the beautiful River Derwent. The land is principally down to grass, and contains a number of attractive hardwood trees. The river bank forms part of the Derwent River and tributaries. Site of Special Scientific Interest (sssi) and Special Area of Conservation (sac).

The amenity land is conveniently hidden away, yet can be easily accessed from the adjoining highway.

The river frontage offers a tranquil setting for the whole family to enjoy. Throughout the property there are numerous benches, offering views over the surrounding Lake District Fells.

The land is located on the southern bank of the River Derwent, on the edge of the village of Portinscale. The property is approximately 1 mile from the centre of the market town of Keswick which can be accessed via the Cumbria Way/Coast to Coast route.

From the A66 take the main exit leading to Portinscale, follow the road for approximately 600m and as the road starts to bear right turn left along the road signposted Derwent Water Hotel & Manor. The land is approximately 200m on your left immediately before the footbridge to Keswick. The land lies adjacent to the river and shall be denoted by the selling agents sale board.




Possession & completion

Vacant possession on completion.

Countryside and rights of way act

The land is subject to the Countryside & Rights of Way Act 2000, which dedicates the land as open access for the public.

Public footpath

The northern boundary of the property adjacent to the river bank is crossed by a public footpath. The popular Cumbria Way and Coast to Coast Cycle route, pass by the property and over the River Derwent to Keswick.


The buyers will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all boundary walls and fences.

Local authority

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House
CA14 3YJ
Telephone: Planning authority
Lake District National Park Authority:
Murley Moss
Oxenholme Road
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