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Commercial property for sale
Chew Magna, Bristol
- Residential/Commercial premises
- Chew Magna High Street
- Central location
- Lots of potential
2 High Street is believed to date from the 15<sup>th</sup> Century and is located in the heart of Chew Magna in close proximity to other commercial premises and dwellings. It comprises a rendered stone and tiled three storey building which contains the Magna Minors Nursery on the ground floor and a spacious three/four bedroom apartment on the first and second floors. The Nursery is relocating to new premises in Chew Stoke in Spring 2012 and the sale of these premises presents a rare opportunity to acquire commercial and residential premises in one of England’s most popular villages.
Located in a prime position, with a long frontage, the Nursery could be used for a range of purposes, subject to planning permission, such as retail, business or restaurant/café use. The well maintained property is not listed and the ground floor could be readily adapted. Alternatively, the ground floor could be converted to residential use. The apartment is well presented and provides charming accommodation with many original features.
To the rear of the property is a secluded garden that is currently shared by the Nursery and apartment whilst to the side is a parking area. At the front is a courtyard area that could provide additional off road parking.
The Nursery accommodation is expansive and extends to approximately 156 sq.m. (1680 sq.ft.). Currently divided into teaching/care rooms and ancillary rooms, the accommodation is flexible and could be readily adapted to other uses. It currently provides:
- Front Entrance
- Nursery Room A
- Nursery Room B
- Nursery Room C
- Utility/Staff Room
An enclosed staircase leads to the apartment from the rear garden. It is set on the first and second floors and provides approximately 125 sq.m. (1346 sq.ft.) of accommodation which is extremely well presented and includes a wealth of character features such as exposed beams, thick walls, open fireplaces and oak floors. The accommodation is as follows:
- Entrance Porch
- Kitchen/Breakfast Room
- Family Bathroom
- Sitting Room
- Dining Room
- Double Bedroom with Dressing Room and Ensuite Shower.
- Double Bedroom with Ensuite WC
- Double Bedroom
To the rear of the property there is a secluded courtyard garden that is currently used by both the Nursery and the apartment. The garden includes a large paved area, currently used for the nursery school and an attractive gravel area with water feature, raised flower beds and patio area used by the owners. There is also a storage shed.
To the front of the property there is an enclosed courtyard which has direct access from the High Street and has previously been used for off road parking.
The property is situated in the centre of Chew Magna opposite the Co-operative Store and in close proximity to the popular Bear and Swan public house. The property overlooks the attractive High Street, oozing with listed buildings and features, and is easily accessible to a range of shops and amenities including a traditional Butchers Shop, Co-operative Store, Post Office, Gift Shop, Cafe, Travel Agent, Hairdressers, two Banks and three public houses.
Chew Magna is the largest village in the popular Chew Valley and has a population of approximately 1200. Although set in beautiful countryside, close to Chew Valley Lake, the village is easily accessible with the B3130 passing through. The centre of the regional centre of Bristol is 9 miles to the north whilst the Heritage City of Bath is some 12 miles away with good road connections leading to them. Mainline rail services to London Paddington are available from Bristol (98 minutes) and Bath (85 minutes).
Bristol International Airport is 10 minutes (4 miles) away.
From Bristol, proceed southwards on the A37 for approximately 6 miles then turn right onto the B3130 and proceed into Chew Magna. Continue along South Parade and the property will be found on the left, just after the Bear and Swan, after approximately 150 yards.
The property is of freehold tenure with vacant possession upon completion.
Mains electricity, drainage and water. Gas Central Heating.
Council Tax – Band D
Rateable Value - £6,100 (The commercial premises currently benefits from small property relief)
The commercial element of the property currently has permission to be used as a Nursery (D1 use). No formal enquiries have been made of the local authority to establish what potential use the commercial premises may have. Potential purchasers are advised to discuss any specific proposals they may have with the local planning authority.
The property will be sold subject to a restriction so that it may not be used as a day nursery or crèche.
Bath and North East Somerset Council
Telephone: 01225 477777
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
All those items usually regarded as retained to the Vendors are specifically reserved out of the sale, although some may be available to the purchaser if required at valuation.
There is a wide range of educational establishments at all levels in the area from the public and private sectors. There is an excellent primary school within the village and the property is in the catchment area for the highly rated Chew Valley Secondary School which runs a mini bus service for students which stops in Littleton Lane. There is also a good selection of private schools in the locality including Wells Cathedral School, Downside, Millfield and All Hallows as well as in Bristol.
The area is well known for its variety and diversity of sporting and leisure facilities. Walking, cycling and tennis may be undertaken in the immediate locality. More formal pursuits may take place at the following locations:-
Leisure Centres –Chew Magna, Backwell, Churchill and Wells
Golf – Backwell, Long Ashton, Farrington Gurney, Mendip and Wells
Sailing – Bristol, Chew Valley Lake
Fishing – Rivers Avon and Chew, Chew Valley and Blagdon Lakes
Horse Racing – Bath, Chepstow and Wincanton
Strictly by appointment with the Vendor’s Agents – Killens, Telephone 01275 333993
2 High Street, Chew Magna, Nr Bristol, BS40 8PW