A period double fronted retail/office premises with first and second floor accommodation, part of which is used for commercial purposes together with three flats. The ground floor was formerly arranged as two self-contained shops and retains two entrance doors to either side of the sales area, although has more recently been merged into one unit, subdivided into smaller rooms by means of stud partitioning. The three flats are accessed from the rear and side and are all self-contained and separately metered. Part of the first floor has been used for commercial purposes and is accessed via an internal staircase from the sales area however, this area could very easily be separated from the ground floor, independently accessed via the rear and would provide another one-bedroom flat.
Flat 1: Let on Shorthold Tenancy Agreement from September 2023 @ £500 pcm
Flat 3: Let on a Shorthold Tenancy Agreement @ £395 pcm (tenant not yet moved in)
Flat 4: Let on a Shorthold Tenancy Agreement @ £310 pcm
Available freehold and with the benefit of the residential tenancies in place and with vacant possession of the commercial parts.
As a former banking hall, the property will have an E(c)(i) ‘provision of financial services’ Use Class Order, which makes it suitable for a range of retail, office and leisure uses that fall within the same ‘E’ Classification. Other uses may also be permitted, subject to planning where applicable. The property is located outside the Conservation Area, which makes external adjustments more permissible. There are skylights incorporated into the external roof surface that would flood the first floor with natural light if a residential conversion was undertaken.
Sales area: 716 sq ft, Kitchen: 161 sq ft, Store: 21 sq ft, Office: 46 sq ft, 2 x W.C.s.
Entrance hall, Living room 11ft7 x 11ft8, Kitchen 10ft9 x 5ft9, Bedroom 1 11ft8 x 7ft2, Bedroom 2 11ft7 x 7ft1, Shower room.
5 x rooms plus WC: 458 sq ft, Total NIA: 944 sq ft.
Entrance Hall, Bed/Living Room 14ft11 x 10ft, Kitchen 7ft9 x 6ft3, Shower Room.
Entrance Hall, Living room 16ft4 x 10ft, Kitchen 7ft11 x 7ft3, Bedroom 11ft x 8ft4, Shower Room.
These sales details are awaiting vendor approval.
Freehold. Part let/part vacant.
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