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CPH COMMERCIAL are delighted to bring this extensive retail unit to the market on behalf of our client. The property consists of 2 very spacious floors of sales space together with 3 self contained flats. The site on which the property lies extends to approximately 0.16 acres with a total floor area of approximately 1062 sq m (11,437 sq ft) overall. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial corner located site which could be redeveloped to suit a variety of uses subject to planning. BUSINESS IS UNAFFECTED. SELLING DUE TO RELOCATION. All enquiries through the Sole Selling Agents CPH Commercial.
Scarborough is an established commercial, tourist and retail centre, lying approximately 40 miles east of York with a population of in the region of 81,000 people and a district population of around 110,000 persons (Sources: ONS and Focus). The town is adjacent to the North Yorkshire Moors National Park and is one of the principal resorts on the north east coast attracting an estimated 7 million visitors a year. More precisely, the property occupies a prominent position on Aberdeen Walk which benefits from a significant return frontage onto Castle Road and also a return frontage onto Union Street. Aberdeen Walk links Castle Road to Westborough/ Newborough Scarboroughs main retailing street. Surrounding national occupiers include TESCO Express, Dominoes Pizza, Ladbrokes and Sallys Hair & Beauty Salon together with numerous local operators.
The property comprises an extensive corner located property of a rendered design under differing roof types. The property could be classed as two entities, one of which is a two storey building of an art deco design under a pitched and copper tiled roof. The Aberdeen Walk section of the property is arranged over three levels under a pitched and slated roof. Timber framed display windows run across the whole building and two entrance doors are provided, one on the corner of Castle Road and one on the corner of Aberdeen Walks intersection with Union Street. The corner part of the property has art deco styled windows at first floor level whilst the three storey building on Aberdeen Walk benefits from recently installed double glazed sash windows at first and second floor levels. The rear of the property is accessed via Union Street and benefits from a passageway for bins. A fire escape is attached to the rear of the property and part of the rear elevation which projects from the main building line has recently been re-rendered.
Internally, the ground floor provides open plan sales accommodation of a split level design. Décor is similar throughout with the suspended floor benefitting from carpet coverings whilst walls are a mix of painted stud and solid walls. The ceiling is of a suspended tile design incorporating spot lights and recessed fluorescent strip lights. A store has been partitioned off towards the Castle Road end of the property and provides basic storage with external access to the rear of the property and onto Union Street. Two sets of stairs provide access to the first floor accommodation and are located at approximately the mid sections of the ground floor. Both male and female toilet cubicles are located at ground floor level both of which benefit from WC with low level cistern together with wash hand basins and mechanical ventilation.
The first floor accommodation is largely of the same decorative order and again is of a split level design with natural daylight being provided by perimeter windows. One of the walls benefits from exposed brickwork detail and the first floor in general provides spacious retail accommodation. Offices are located towards the Union Street / Aberdeen Walk end of the building and provide four cellular office rooms together with a kitchen and staff toilet. The kitchen benefits from wall and floor units together with a stainless steel basin and drainer and the four offices are of a good decorative order. The staff toilet benefits from WC with low level cistern and pedestal wash hand basin.
The upper floors of the Aberdeen Walk / Union Street building are in the process of being converted into three residential units (one on first floor and two on second floor). The residential units require work to be carried out mainly in terms of kitchen and bathrooms. Access to these units is via an external door on Aberdeen Walk and up stairs which link to the offices.
We confirm that we have measured the property in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice 6th Edition and we can confirm that the property extends to the following approximate net internal areas: Ground Floor Sales: 452.19 sq m (4,867 sq ft) Ground Floor Storage: 20.94 sq m (225 sq ft) Ground Floor Total: 473.13 sq m (5,093 sq ft) First Floor Sales: 256.20 sq m (2,758 sq ft) First Floor Offices: 51.66 sq m (556 sq ft) First Floor Kitchen: 9.39 sq m (101 sq ft) First Floor Flat (Gross): 83.44 sq m (898 sq ft) First Floor Total: 400.69 sq m (4,313 sq ft) Second Floor Flat (I) (Gross): 83.72 sq m (901 sq ft) Second Floor Flat (II) (Gross): 105.00 sq m (1,130 sq ft) Second Floor Total: 188.72 sq m (2,031 sq ft) The site extends to an area of approximately 0.16 acres.
We understand that the property benefits from A1 Retail use in terms of the Town and Country Planning Order Use Classes 1987. Following informal discussions with the Local Authority's Planning Department we understand that the premises may be suitable for A3 (Restaurants & Cafés) use subject to gaining formal approval. Other development proposals maybe considered and we would recommend that enquiries are made directly with the planning department at Scarborough Borough Council We have been verbally advised that the property is not Listed, however does lie within a Conservation Area.
We are verbally advised that the property has a Rateable Value as follows: 2017 RV - £55,000
A1 sized floor plans are available to view at our offices for seriously interested parties.
We understand that the Energy Ratings for the property are as follows: Retail Band D Flats Bands D and E The full EPC's are available to view at our offices for interested parties.
By appointment only via the Sole Selling Agents: CPH Property Services 19 St. Thomas Street Scarborough North Yorkshire YO11 1DY Contact: Joe Walker MRICS Tel: 01723 352235 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ESC 10673 JW 02062017