To Let £51,000 per annum - Retail
Historic hilltop Dorset Market Town situated on the A30/A350 between Salisbury (20 miles) and Yeovil (22 miles) with a population of 7,314 (Source: 2011 Census). The town is a popular cultural and tourist attraction, containing the famous steep cobbled Gold Hill which has been used for national branded advertisements.
The property fronts directly onto the High Street with neighbouring occupiers including M&Co. (opposite), WH Smith, Superdrug, Boots, Coffee #1 and Holland and Barrett and local traders.
The property has a 50ft (15.24m) frontage to the High Street and a ground floor open plan retail area of 1,977 ft2 (183.66 m2) with rear loading door and stairwell to ancillary first floor stock rooms, office, staffroom and cloakrooms, comprising a further 1,152 ft2 net (107.02m2) internal (excluding cloakrooms).
The accommodation comprises the following approximate areas:
Internal Width Front (max) 49’10” (15.19m)
Rear Width (max) 32’0” (9.75m)
Shop Depth (max) 54’3” (16.54m)
Net Sales Area 1,977 ft2 (183.66 m2)
Staircase to First Floor
3 No. Stockrooms 791 ft2 (73.48 m2)
Office 191 ft2 (17.74 m2)
Staffroom 97 ft2 (9.01 m2)
3 No. Stores 73 ft2 (6.78 m2)
2 No. Cloakroom/WC’s
Second Floor Flat may be available by separate negotiation.
The property is listed on the VO Agency website described as Shop and Premises with a Rateable Value of £48,250 (April 2017). We would recommend interested parties make enquiries of the local authority to verify the business rates payable and to establish the position in respect of appeals, transitional or small business rate relief.
The property currently has A1 (Retail) planning consent. Interested parties should make their own enquiries of North Dorset Planning Authority as to the suitability of their prospective use.
The property has an energy performance rating of Band ‘D’. The full Energy Performance Certificate and Recommendations Report are available on request.
A new full repairing and insuring lease is available for a term to be agreed.
£51,000 per annum exclusive.
Ingoing tenant to be responsible for the landlord’s reasonable fees incurred in the transaction.