The Pearsall Building

Ferry Landing, Far Sawrey, Ambleside, Cumbria

Offers in excess of £500,000

Mixed Use
0.69 acres


Purpose built in 1973 for the Freshwater Biological Association, the Pearsall Building provides opportunity to create a residential/ holiday let scheme or for continued use as an office HQ or small conference facility. The accommodation currently offers modular offices and laboratory space over ground and first floors in addition to a galleried library area. There are also extensive basement areas and a large flat roof terrace.

Externally, there is onsite parking for approximately 17 cars, a number of storage sheds off a gravelled yard as well as ownership of a stretch of Windermere’s shoreline. Direct access to the lake is gained via a shallow shelving beach.


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Planning status: No Application

Planning authority: South Lakeland District Council

Application details:

The site offers great potential for redevelopment, subject to planning.  The current use of The Pearsall Building falls within class B1; Business, Offices, Research and Light Industry.  Potential buyers are encouraged to make their own enquiries to the Lake District National Park Authority.