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Neaum Crag is roughly two and a half miles West of Ambleside, at the entrance to Langdale, set virtually central in the Lake District National Park.Well known as an area of outstanding natural beauty the countryside is very popular with climbers and ramblers. Ordnance Survey grid reference NY342038.

Set in eighteen and a half acres of mature Lakeland woods the estate was developed to provide ‘Alpine’ style chalet lodges, each accommodating two to six people.Each lodge is sited on its own piece of freehold property and is on all the usual services to provide a totally self contained holiday base. The up keep and maintenance of both the lodge and its grounds, (fences, walls, trees, etc.) are the responsibility of the owner. Advice, and possibly assistance, can be sought from the Estate Manager.

Electricity is supplied to each chalet by  Neaum Crag Ltd. metering equipment is supplied by Neaum Crag Ltd and each owner is charged for electricity by the company at dual rates. Foul drainage is provided from each chalet to a private treatment plant owned and maintained by Neaum Crag Ltd. Mains water is provided to each lodge on the same basis by the company. Water rates are not charged to each individual chalet but, as the services are through the company, paid as part of the quarterly maintenance charge. T.V. sockets are installed in each chalet which provide a communal Freeview signal. British Telecom cables run to each chalet.

 Neaum Crag Ltd. owns, runs and maintains the pool hall which has a family size swimming pool, changing rooms, sauna and separate laundry room.

Each property has one share in the company Neaum Crag Ltd. which is run on a‘non-profit making’ basis to maintain the services outlined above and the roads, street lights, and ‘common’ areas of the grounds. A transfer fee of £150 is levied to new owners. The company is run by the Estate Manager who reports to a Board of Directors, who are appointed at the company AGM usually held in November.

The company levies a maintenance charge to each share holder, at present £311.65 per quarter inclusive of VAT, and a water charge of £25.25, paid by direct debit.

Although the land is freehold the chalet is restricted in use by Planning Regulations and is only available for occupation from 1st March to 15th November each year. Planning permission must be obtained to enable the use of a chalet from 15th November to 4th January the following year.

The Estate Manager’s partner runs a limited range of services for owners,including a letting agency, sales service and property management.

The information given above, or in any sales sheet issued by Neaum Services,is designed to assist and inform and is not intended to form any part of alegally binding agreement. We make every effort to ensure that the information given is accurate and understandable.

For further information, arrangements to view, etc. please contact us using the information given on the Contacts page.


Apartment Information

Neaum Crag is roughly two and a half miles West of Ambleside, at the entrance to Langdale, set virtually central in the Lake District National Park.Well known as an area of outstanding natural beauty the countryside is very popular with climbers and ramblers. Ordnance Survey grid reference NY342038.

Set in eighteen and a half acres of mature Lakeland woodland the estate was developed toprovide 'Alpine' style chalet lodges and holiday apartments.

Each apartment owner has one share in the company Neaum Crag Court Ltd. Neaum Crag Court Ltdis the 'landlord' in the lease documents and each apartment is tenanted from that company to the individual owner on a 999-year lease. That company is responsible for the fabric and maintenance of the two apartment blocks, the adjacent grounds and car park areas. Neaum Crag Court levies a charge on apartment owners fort he upkeep of these areas and for the building insurance of the two blocks.

Each apartment owner also has one share in the company Neaum Crag Ltd. which is run on a 'non-profit making' basis to maintain estate services water, foul drainage and the roads, street lights, and 'common' areas of the grounds. A transfer fee of £150 is levied to new owners. The company is run by the EstateManager who reports to a Board of Directors, who are appointed at the company AGM usually held in November.

The company levies a maintenance charge to each shareholder, at present £381.92 (including VAT) per quarter plus a water charge of £25.25, paid by direct debit.

Neaum Crag Ltd. owns, runs and maintains the pool hall which has a family size swimming pool, changing rooms, sauna and separate laundry room. The pool hall and its facilities, except the laundry, are only open for the season, which runs from March 1st until November 15th each year.

Electricity is supplied to each apartment by a supplier of the owner’schoice. As mentioned, mains water and foul drainage are provided by Neaum CragLtd. A TV socket is installed in each apartment which provides a Freeview signal. Telephone lines are also installed but new owners need to contact a telephone company to be connected to the national network.

Although the apartments are available for occupation at any time of the year they were constructed under planning legislation as holiday accommodation and prospective purchasers should have their prime residence elsewhere.

The information given above or in any sales sheet issued by Neaum Crag Services, is designed to assist and inform and is not intended to formany part of a legally binding agreement. We make every effort to ensure that the information given is accurate and understandable.

For further information,arrangements to view, etc. please contact us using the information given on the Contacts page.

 
 
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