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Commercial property for sale
- Superb Retail Premises
- 5 Showroom Areas
- Retail Area-1118 Sq Ft
- Refurbished 2 Bed Apt
- Cottage For Renovation
- Enclosed Rear Garden
- Prominent Position
- Freehold For Sale
A substantial double fronted freehold retail premises with a large refurbished 2 bedroomed apartment above, and a charming 2 bedroomed cottage requiring renovation by separate negotiation to the rear, occupying a prominent busy main road position in the heart of the south Leicestershire village of Lubenham. WOULD CONSIDER SALE OR LEASE
The Drapers House comprises substantial double fronted freehold premises of approximately 1,118 sq ft (104 sq mtrs) and a superb refurbished 2 bedroomed first floor apartment of approximately 930 sq ft (86 sq mtrs), together with an interesting 19th Century cottage to the rear requiring renovation available by separate negotiation, occupying a prominent busy main road position within the heart of the popular south Leicestershire village of Lubenham.
The ground floor shop has been renovated and refurbished, consisting of five well lit interconnecting showroom areas with a kitchen and cloakroom, and could be put a variety of commercial and residential uses, subject to planning. A wealth of period features have been retained including the impressive multipaned bay window to the front, panelled ceilings, a wealth of exposed beams and open fireplaces. The current owners have operated a successful antiques business over the last ten years, and are now retiring.
The recently renovated self contained 2 bedroomed first floor apartment has a separate access to the side and external staircase to the rear, and offers spacious and stylishly appointed accommodation which benefits from gas fired central heating. The apartment may be occupied by the owners, or let out commercially.
An interesting 19th Century cottage of approximately 780 sq ft requiring complete renovation is available by separate negotiation. Enclosed rear garden.
Engraved into a beam of the showroom are the names of Nathaniel & Hannah Ingram, bearing the date 1658, whose family are buried in the local church yard, the original house being built in this year by William Cumberbridge. In Victorian times, the property was a drapers shop, haberdashery and later in the 20th Century served the community as a village store, post office, newsagents and off licence, and is presently run as an antiques shop.
The property occupies a prominent position on the busy A4304 linking Market Harborough to Lutterworth, and is located in the heart of this popular south Leicestershire village which has a public house, primary school, village hall and recreational facilities. The thriving town of Market Harborough lies some 1 miles to the east and has excellent shopping and supermarket amenities, commercial services, bars, restaurants, a theatre and leisure centre. The city of Leicester to the north provides a more extensive array of commercial, shopping and leisure facilities. For the commuter, the M1 is accessible at junction 20, the A14 lies to the south and Market Harborough has mainline rail services to London St Pancras with its new Eurostar link.
Viewings And Directions
Viewings should be arranged through the agents Andrew Granger & Company on 01858-431315. From Market Harborough, proceed towards Lutterworth via the A4304, and on entering the village of Lubenham, The Drapers House is located on the left hand side adjacent to the village pub.
Accommodation In Detail
With the benefit of new heating, double glazing and a security alarm system, the retail premises comprise
9.50m(31'2'') x 4.60m(15'1'')
With glazed and panelled entrance door, distinctive multipane bay window to front, open plan to
4.39m(14'5'') x 2.90m(9'6'')
With two windows to the front elevation, panelled ceiling and spotlighting.
4.70m(15'5'') x 3.61m(11'10'')
With feature fireplace and access to
4.60m(15'1'') x 1.40m(4'7'')
With access to
3.99m(13'1'') x 3.20m(10'6'')
Fitted with a modern range of units, rear door out, door to
With low flush w.c.
This well presented self contained first floor apartment is accessible to the side of the shop with a staircase rising to a balcony area with access to
5.00m(16'5'') x 4.09m(13'5'')
Superb contemporary range of German Zimmer built-in units comprising base and wall cupboards, several drawers, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over, working surfaces, built-in oven and induction hob and grill with stylish extractor unit over, fitted dishwasher, space for washing machine, extensive dining area, double glazed window and radiator.
With built-in double cupboard, radiator and window.
Beautifully appointed white suite comprising roll edged bath on ball and claw feet, wash hand basin, low flush w.c., half tiled walls, tall heated towel radiator.
4.80m(15'9'') x 3.71m(12'2'')
With side window, radiator, doors off to
5.51m(18'1'') x 4.80m(15'9'') max.
Double glazed windows to two elevations, two radiators, wall light points, extensive range of built-in wardrobes.
4.39m(14'5'') x 2.90m(9'6'')
Double glazed windows to two elevations and radiator.
Available by separate negotiation, this 19th Century cottage requires renovation and comprises
5.51m(18'1'') x 3.99m(13'1'')
With entrance door, window overlooking the gardens, staircase rising to upper floor.
4.29m(14'1'') x 3.30m(10'10'')
With door to garden.
4.29m(14'1'') x 3.30m(10'10'')
With rear window.
4.22m(13'10'') x 3.00m(9'10'')
With window overlooking the garden.
2.35m(7'9'') x 2.45m(8'0'')
Attractively landscaped garden approached via a side entrance giving access to the rear of the shop, staircase rising to the apartment and the cottage which fronts onto the gardens. Paved area with stepping stone path, lawned area, well stocked flower and shrub borders, southerly aspect.
Fixtures And Fittings
Fixtures and fittings mentioned in these particulars are included in the sale - all other items regarded as owners fixtures and fittings may be removed.
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Andrew Granger & Co is a trading name of Andrew Granger & Co LLP; Registration No. OC316917.
Registered office: Phoenix House, 52 High Street, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7AF.
Andrew Granger & Co for themselves and the vendors/lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that:-
1. Prospective purchasers/tenants should note that no statement in these details is to be relied upon as representation of fact and prospective purchasers/tenants should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the accuracy of the statements contained. These particulars do not form part of any contract.
2. Please note that no appliances, services or installations have been tested and no guarantee as to condition or suitability is confirmed or implied. Prospective purchasers/tenants are advised to obtain verification from their surveyor or solicitor.
3. All measurements mentioned within these particulars are approximate.
4. No person in the employment of Andrew Granger & Co has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars nor enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the vendors/lessors.
5. Floor plans are for guidance purposes only and are not to scale and should not be relied upon as a statement of fact.