Retail Property (out of town) for sale

High Street, Godshill, Isle of Wight, PO38

£450,000

Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION
THE NATURAL HISTORY CENTRE

Comprises of an expansive detached period property with adjoining large well known Gift Shop and later addition to the rear.

THE PROPERTY
One of the original 350 year old stone cottages (circa 1636) of Godshill listed Grade II, with late 18th Century mellow brick façade under a tiled linked roof to more recent additions and to the rear under a clay concrete tile and in some parts felt roofs.

THE PRIVATE ACCOMMODATION
Being surprisingly spacious and currently offers 4 Bedrooms, 3 Reception Rooms and a very large farmhouse style Kitchen.

THE BUSINESS

The Gift Shop is housed in an attached extended 17th Century Coach House. Large and well established with fully fitted cabinets and displays offering a unique shopping experience.
The property/ premises continues to house a collection of precious and semi precious gems, minerals, fossils, thousands of shells, corals and shell products.

There is scope for further accommodation which could be incorporated into the existing or maybe used as a separate annexe if required. This would of course be subject to obtaining local authority consents.

THE GIFT SHOP

Extending to over 500 sq ft with its own separate entrance through double doors from the front courtyard and being well fitted with illuminated displays, cabinets, shelves, lockable cabinets, counter and an island unit.

STAFF WC with white close coupled suite and wash basin.

OFFICE 11´ x 7´10 with access to an integral courtyard and double doors to the SNUG/ STUDY.

ORIGINAL COTTAGE/ MUSEUM

GROUND FLOOR

Which comprises 4 Rooms all approached through the main Entrance Porch.

ROOM 1 14´8 x 12´5, ROOM 2 14´10 x 12´5, ROOM 8´x 8´,

ROOM 4 19´6 x 6´

MAIN HOUSE

GROUND FLOOR

Side passageway approached through a FRONT KIOSK to an;

OFFICE/ ENTRACE LOBBY 9´9 x 7´1 Opening to;

INNER HALL with stairs to First Floor and the door giving access to the former Museum Rooms.

SEPARATE WC with white close coupled WC and hand basin.

BATHROOM having white suite of panel bath and tiled recess with separate shower tap and shower screen. Vanity wash basin with cupboard under and radiator.

BOILER ROOM housing gas fired boiler supplying central heating and hot water.

SITTING ROOM 21´ x 12´ having two double radiators, and recess shelving. Sliding patio doors to enclosed

COURTYARD PATIO. Georgian Style glazed doors to; KITCHEN/ DINER and door to;

SNUG/ STUDY 12´6 x 9´ with double radiator, telephone point and double doors to the Office and access to Attic space.

KITCHEN/ DINER 19´ x 12´ A farmhouse style room having a range of custom hand made pine units with ceramic tile worktops with a double bowl stainless steel sink. Corner cupboard, larder cupboard, feature brick walls, exposed ceiling beams, two deep square windows, tile splash backs, part ceramic tiled floor. Door to side covered passage.

UTILITY ROOM 9´3 x 6´3 with a porcelain sink in a laminate worktop and a range of matching base cupboards and drawers and wall cupboards. Airing cupboard containing insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater, plumbing for washing machine etc.

Side covered passageway giving access to rear Garden and door to the Gift Shop.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING

SEPARATE WC with close coupled suite and hand basin.

BEDROOM 1 14´ x 12´9 with double radiator, pair of deep recessed double wardrobes and other built in storage. Door to dressing room having a range of built-in store cupboards and a vanity wash basin.

BEDROOM 2 13´4 x 9´9 with deep fitted wardrobe, shelved cupboard, walk-in store cupboard and double radiator.

BATHROOM 9´ x 8´6 recently refitted with a white suite of panel bath, close coupled WC and vanity basin with a separate large shower cubicle, airing cupboard and a ceramic tiled floor.

TOP FLOOR (ATTIC AREA)

LANDING with a Velux window and a wash basin.

BEDROOM 3 15´ x 9´ with dormer ceilings, double window and a Velux window.

BEDROOM 4 13´9 x 9 with dormer ceiling, dormer window and Velux window.

OUTSIDE

Front entrance and garden with tarmac driveway and parking area planted with flower and shrub borders with an ornamental fish pond.

Private rear Garden which has been extensively landscaped in the past and is laid in a Mediterranean style with raised deck walkways, ornamental ponds and Gardens. There is a Workshop Store and a large covered storage area.

TENURE Freehold

SERVICES All mains are available.

UNIFORM BUSINESS RATE with effect from 01 April 2010 a rentable value of £7,200.00

VIEWING VERY STRICTLY BY APPOINTMENT THROUGH ARTHUR WHEELER ESTATE AGENTS (01983) 868333



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  • Shanklin (3.3 mi)
  • Lake (4.0 mi)
  • Sandown (4.9 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Shanklin (3.3 mi)
  • Lake (4.0 mi)
  • Sandown (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Arthur Wheeler Estate Agents, Shanklin

46 Regent Street, Shanklin, PO37 7AA

01983 646064 Local call rate

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