Commercial Property in Matlock

Public Conveniences, Station Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 2EQ

Lot no: 34 Property type: Commercial Property Auction type: Unconditional with Fixed FeeWhere exchange occurs immediately on the fall of the gavel. The successful bidder will be legally obliged to exchange contracts, pay a 10% deposit (subject to a minimum of £5,000) together with the buyers fee of £1074 and complete within a set time period.

Guide Price* £45,000+plus fees Result Sold at Auction £68,500

A former local authority public toilet of stone construction under a pitched and tiled roof is being sold with vacant possession.

Property Description

The single storey building occupies a prominent position within the centre of the attractive Derbyshire Dales town of Darley Dale, on the edge of Matlock. This attractive stone-built structure would suit several alternative uses. Derbyshire Dales DC have provided pre-planning consultation advice advising the property could be used within classes A1 – A5 of the Use Classes Order. It could also be used as an office (B1) or Leisure (D2) or dwelling house (C3) all subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. An extension to the property on land to the rear may also be supported subject to planning. Although not internally inspected, the premises are still configured in their original layout with separate ladies, gents and disabled toilets. There is a small outdoor grassed area to the rear of the building and a small area in front of the toilet block included within the curtilage. We can also confirm that the property is exempt from empty rates charges. The gross footprint of the plot extends to approximately 144.52m2 (1556sq ft) Darley Dale sits on the edge of the Peak District and lies under 3 miles to the North West of the tourist town of Matlock.


Freehold. Vacant possession upon completion.

Conditions of Sale
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.

A 10% deposit is payable on the fall of the gavel, subject to a minimum of £5,000.

*Guide Prices and Reserve Prices
Each property sold is subject to a Reserve Price. The Reserve Price, which is agreed between the seller and the auctioneer just prior to the auction, will be within + or – 10% of the Guide Price. The Guide Price is issued solely as a guide so that a buyer can consider whether or not to pursue their interest. Both the Guide Price and the Reserve Price can be subject to change up to and including the day of the auction. For a full definition of the Guide Price and the Reserve Price click here.

Energy Performance Certificates
EPCs can be viewed in full in the lot information section at the top of this page or in the legal pack.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or cheque deposits. Remote bidding facilities are also available.

Auction Fees
The sale of each lot is subject to a buyer’s fee of £1,074 inc VAT (£895 + VAT) (unless otherwise stated in the important notices), payable on the fall of the hammer.

The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here. Any additional fees will be confirmed in the legal pack which can be downloaded from our website from the lot information section above. Or to find out more about any additional fees associated with this property please contact the auction office.