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Bridge Street, Corwen


Property Description

Key features

  • On-going Business & Premises
  • Double Fronted Shop
  • Large Retailing Area
  • Large Cellars
  • Self-contained 1 Bed Flat
  • Potential for 2 Bed Apartment
  • Located in Heart of Town
  • Partial Gas Central Heating

Full description

A double fronted shop forming part of a substantial three storey building with cellars, which has been trading as a hardware store by the same family since 1912 -THE BUSINESS IS FOR SALE CIRCA £15.000 WITH STOCK AT VALUATION. Located in the heart of this rural town some 10 miles from Llangollen and soon to be connected to the internationally renowned steam railway, which runs through the picturesque Dee Valley. Astleys is a well known and highly regarded hardware store. It provides a large retailing area with display windows with an overall floor area of about 820 square feet, a forecourt to the front, together with an adjoining workshop and large cellars beneath, a self-contained one bedroom flat to the first floor which could be enlarged to incorporate two further stock rooms and a further potential self-contained two bedroom apartment to the second floor. Partial gas central heating with modern boiler. CAR PARKING AND BUILDING LAND AVAILABLE.

Located some 50 yards from The Square and the centre of the retailing area in the town, Corwen provides a good range of shopping facilities catering for most daily requirements whilst the internationally renowned steam railway, based in Llangollen, is within only a few months of being re-connected to a new station some 250 yards away from The Square which is likely to have a considerable impact on tourism and trade in the centre.

Location - Corwen is located in the heart of the Upper Dee Valley some 10 miles from Llangollen, 12 miles from Ruthin and with good road links towards Chester and Wrexham.

The Accommodation -

Ground Floor -

Retail Sales - 39'0" overall x 21'6" max (11.89m overall x 6.55m - A double fronted retail unit with two 7ft display windows and curved glass to recessed entrance, glazed door - overall depth of 39ft and maximum width of 21ft 6". Providing an approximate floor area of 820 sq Ft. High ceiling, electric light and power installed. Personal door to rear leading to:

'L' Shaped Rear Lobby - Staircase rising to the first floor. Further door opening to the rear yard and panel door leading to:

Store Room - 21'4" x 10'8" (6.50m x 3.25m) -

Cellar - 23'4" x 9'4" (7.11m x 2.84m) - (Approximately 7ft headroom)
Stone slabbed floor. There are a further two store areas beyond, the whole affords scope for development to provide additional living space as required.

Further Adj Store Room - Access off the rear yard.

First Floor -

First Floor Landing - Staircase rising to second floor. Enclosed under stairs cloakroom.

Cloakroom - Wash basin and WC.

Work Room - 21'5" x 10'2" (6.53m x 3.10m) - Fitted work bench.

Storage Room - 13'7" x 3'3" (4.14m x 0.99m) - Fitted sink with hot and cold supply.

Separate Apartment - Located off the landing.

Living Kitchen - 15'3" x 10'6" (4.65m x 3.20m) - Deep square bay window overlooking the High Street. Fitted range of base and wall mounted cupboards and drawers with roll edged working surface, to include inset single drainer sink, inset four ring hob, single oven and hood over. Tiled splashback, panel radiator.

Bedroom - 10'4" x 10'1" + deep square bay (3.15m x 3.07m +de - Aspect over the High Street. Panel radiator.

Shower Room - 6'2" x 4'9" (1.88m x 1.45m) - Corner cubicle with valve, pedestal wash basin and WC. Radiator.

Second Floor Landing - Door leading through to:

Apartment -

Hallway -

Living Room - 15'4" x 9'10" (4.67m x 3.00m) - Cast iron fireplace with decorative tiling and painted surround. Window with deep sill overlooking the High Street.

Room Two - 15'4" x 9'9" (4.67m x 2.97m) - Ornate cast iron fireplace and modern window overlooking the High Street.

Room Three - 15'8" x 10'10" max (4.78m x 3.30m max) -

Room Four - 10'6" x 6'5" (3.20m x 1.96m) - Sky-light.

Former Bathroom - 8'8" x 5'1" (2.64m x 1.55m) - Bath, wash basin and fitted cupboard.

Separate Wc - High flush WC.

Car Parking - To the rear of the building is a parcel of land also owned by Astleys which is has planning consent for residential development., and is available for purchase. To one side of this area is a retained area providing parking for two cars which maybe included in the sale subject to negotiation.

Building Land - The above car parking forms part of retained land upon which detailed planning consent has been obtained for residential development which is for sale with Cavendish Residential. Please ask for further details.

Outside - The is a small domestic area immediately adjoining the rear of the shop and adjoining workshop and a right of way over an unadopted vehicle access leading around to Chapel Street.

Forecourt - There is a forecourt to the front of the property, adjacent to the pavement, which we understand is in the ownership of Astley's. The forecourt is used for general display of goods.

Directions - From the Agent's Ruthin Office take the A494 for some 9 miles proceeding through Gwyddelwern and on reaching the A5104 Chester Road bear right. At the traffic lights with the A5 turn left and follow the road over the River Dee bridge into Corwen. Proceed towards the centre and approximately 50 yards before the 'pelican' crossing Astley's Hardware Store will be found on the left hand side.

Viewing - By appointment through the Agent's Ruthin office 01824 703030.

FLOOR PLANS - included for identification purposes only, not to scale.


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