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Genesis Homes submits planning for 28-home development at Hackthorpe

The Genesis Homes site at Hackthorpe near Penrith

Genesis Homes have announced that they have submitted planning for a 28-home scheme at Hackthorpe, near Penrith. The application is a variation to the previously consented scheme to incorporate Genesis’ house type range.

The new development will incorporate a mix of 3, 4 & 5-bed houses and 2 & 3-bed bungalows as well as an element of affordable 3-bed houses. The site benefits from lovely views towards the Pennines, whilst also offering easy access to the Lake District National Park. Genesis Homes build stylish properties in desirable areas, that offer a high specification and good access to local services.

Hackthorpe itself is an attractive village located on the A6 just south of Lowther and four miles from the market town of Penrith. Hackthorpe has a primary school, a village pub, village hall and tennis courts, and is close to the popular Lowther country park; all of which make it a very appealing and sought-after location. It is also well situated for Kendal and the south Lakes.

John Blue, Head of Land at Genesis Homes said: “Hackthorpe is a great site benefiting from fantastic views in an accessible and desirable location. The proposed development will offer a varied mix of housing targeting an identified local need. The application further strengthens our commitment to Eden and Cumbria.”

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