Former doctor's surgery with D1 consent. Potential for alternative uses such as offices (subject to planning). Approx 2,014 sq ft (186.9 sq m)
City centre location
The property, which is conveniently situated for the Ring Road, fronts Castle Street, one of the main thoroughfares into the City. The Market Square and all the City's amenities are within a short level walk. The location is favoured by a number of high profile office occupiers including Friends Life, Capita, James Hay Pension Trustees, Rowanmoor and also the Post Office. It is also populated by a number of national estate agents and in addition there is a good selection of public houses and restaurants nearby.
The premises comprise a two storey Grade II Listed property of timber framed construction with mainly painted brickwork elevations under a pitched tiled roof. The attic space has also been converted to provide further accommodation. The main entrance to the property is off Castle Street although there is a further access to the side of the property from an archway which also leads to the residential properties in Ivy Place to the rear. Internally on the ground floor there is a reception/waiting area to the front of the property, together with two individual rooms to the rear, a ground floor disabled WC and a further WC under the stairs. On the first floor there are five further rooms together with a central waiting area. The second floor is within the eaves and provides a general office with sloping ceilings and a further office at the far end and also a store/filing area. Timber framing and period features add to the overall character of the property. There is no parking with the property although there is Pay & Display parking in the nearby central car park as well as limited on-street parking immediately adjacent.
Approx net internal areas:- Ground floor:- Reception 22.6 sq m (243 sq ft), Waiting area 15.2 sq m (164 sq ft), Room (1) 19.3 sq m (208 sq ft), Room (2) 13.3 sq m (143 sq ft) First floor :- Room (3) 12.2 sq m (132 sq ft), Room (4) 10.4 sq m (112 sq ft), Room (5) 15.8 sq m (170 sq ft), Waiting area 19.0 sq m (206 sq ft), Room (6) 10.4 sq m (115 sq ft) Room (7) 8.8 sq m (95 sq m). Second floor:- Kitchenette area 6.7 sq m (72 sq ft), Room (8) 17.6 sq m (189 sq ft), Room (9) (partitioned) 7.6 sq m (82 sq ft), Storage/filin 7.7 sq m (83 sq ft).
Night storage heating
Kitchen, Two WC's
Exposed timber framing
Offers in the region of £250,000. We are advised that VAT will not be applicable.
Rateable Value: £16,250
The Small Business Rate multiplier for 2012/13 is 45.0 p in the £. Eligible rate payers on properties with a rateable value of less than £12,000 will also receive a percentage reduction in their rates bill. Where the rateable value does not exceed £6,000 a 50% reduction will apply.
We understand that mains electricity, water and drainage are all connected to the property.
Woolley and Wallis Commercial have not tested the services mentioned in these particulars.
We understand that the current consent for the property is D1 although other uses such as B1 (offices) or perhaps even C3 (residential) may be suitable (subject to planning for a change of use). Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to the permitted planning uses for the property.
Energy Performance Certificate:
This property is a Listed Building and therefore does not require an EPC.