HIGH STREET, BIDEFORD, NORTH DEVON, EX39 2AA
Status:
Available
Price:
Offers invited in the region of £209,950
Reference Number:
1471

COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT WITH GROUND FLOOR RETAIL / OFFICE UNIT AND SELF CONTAINED OFFICES ABOVE

* Prime High Street trading location
* Single fronted retail / office unit, currently let to insurance broker with circa 50 branches
* Upper floors with self contained rear access, currently configured as office accommodation suitable for letting, alternatively conversion to residential subject to PP
* Rear car parking and garage
* Ground floor income £12,000 per annum

LOCATION
Bideford is the administrative centre of the Torridge area and has a static population in the order of 13,000.  Barnstaple, the sub-regional centre of North Devon, lies approximately 9 miles to the east, with access along the North Devon Link Road to the M5 at Tiverton.  Barnstaple has a static population in the order of 25,000 with a shopping catchment population of 141,000.

THE SITUATION
The premises are situated on the High Street and can also be accessed from New Street.  The Towns historic quayside area is close by which is also the location for much of the Towns car parking.  Occupiers in the immediate vicinity include Vision Express, Lloyds Bank, New Look, Original Factory Outlet, M & Co, Co-Op Pharmacy and Poundstretcher.

THE PROPERTY AND CONSTRUCTION
Being of four storey construction under a pitched slate roof, the ground floor single fronted shop premises provide circa 445 sq.ft (41 sq.m) with rear store, kitchenette and toilet facilities.  The uppers floors have a self contained rear access from New Street and offers office accommodation over 3 floors, as well as rear car parking and garage / store.

THE PROPOSAL
Our clients are inviting offers for the Freehold interest with the property being sold with the benefit of the existing tenancy.  The ground floor is let to Higos Insurance Services Limited at a rent of £12,000 per annum on a 6 year lease from October 2015.  There is a tenants only break clause at year 3.  The self contained upper floors, car parking and garage have previously been let for £4,750 per annum.  It is thought the upper floors could be suitable for conversion to residential subject to PP.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
Please contact the agents for a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate and Recommendation Report.

VAT
Payable, if applicable, at the prevailing rate.

THE ACCOMMODATION (comprises)

GROUND FLOOR

SHOP / OFFICE UNIT
Single fronted shop unit, shop depth 26`10 (8.15m) x width 16'7 (5.05m) archway to:-

Rear STORE, KITCHENETTE and TOILET

UPPER FLOORS

With self contained access from New Street, being a suite of 6 offices over three floors, providing circa 846 sq.ft (79 sq.m), the premises are also let with a private and gated car parking area for 2 / 3 vehicles and garage / store.

Commercial Funding

Having been in the trade for many years we have established good connections in the finance sector.  Our association with these Banks and Commercial Brokers mean that we are able to offer you introductions to competitive finance packages, for a new purchase or refinance purposes alike.  Whether it is initial advice on your likely purchase level or if you are at the point of making an offer, you will often be able to achieve preferential rates, possibly saving you thousands of pounds.  Please call for more information.


IMPORTANT NOTICE
JD Commercial for themselves, and for the Vendors of this property whose Agents they are, give notice that:
1.  The Particulars are set out in general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract.  Prospective purchasers should seek their own professional advice.
2.  All descriptions, dimensions and areas, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact and must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3.  No person in the employment of JD Commercial has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property or these particulars nor to enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of JD Commercial, nor into any contract on behalf of the Vendors.
4.  No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by any intending purchaser in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.

PROPERTY MISDESCRIPTIONS ACT 1993
1.  All measurements are approximate.
2. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact JD Commercial and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. We do our utmost to comply with this Act in full.  However we are also trying to represent our clients’ properties in their high possible light, as such we may use summer photographs to promote some properties.

VIEWING
By strict appointment through the selling Agents, JD Commercial, 42 Ridgeway Drive, Bideford, North Devon. EX39 1TW
TEL: (01237) 424053 / 07868 846357 E-MAIL: sales@jd-commercial.co.uk