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Property for sale
- For Sale Freehold
- Vacant Possession
- 42 Bed Hostel
- Approx 16,673 Sq Ft G.I.A
- Development Potential
- Excellent Location
A rare opportunity to acquire three adjoining substantial Grade II Listed Victorian terraced properties occupying a prestigious setting on the south side of Princes Square on the borders of Notting Hill and Bayswater. Stucco faced with grand decorations in a classical style, the three interconnecting residencies are arranged over six floors extending to approximately 16,673 sq ft GIA. The properties offer significant development potential, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.
Beaumont House was most recently used as the BBC World Service Staff Hostel and was vacated in November 2010. The property is now offered for sale freehold and with vacant possession. The property offers a variety of potential uses (subject to the necessary consents) and discussions have taken place with Westminster Council in relation to this matter. Details are available upon request.
Beaumont House comprises three adjoining substantial Grade II Listed Victorian terraced properties, occupying a prestigious setting on the south side of Prince's Square on the borders of Notting Hill and Bayswater. Stucco faced with grand decorations in a classical style, the three interconnecting residencies are arranged over six floors extending to approximately 16,673 sq ft GIA. The property while currently used as a Hostel, offers significant development potential, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents.
Beaumont House lies approximately 400m West of Bayswater Tube Station which provides easy access to both the Circle and District Lines. Access to the Central Line can also be found approximately 900m to the South East at Queensway Tube Station and approximately 1km South West at Notting Hill Gate Tube Station. Beaumont house also lies within easy reach of Paddington Station (approx. 3/4 mile or 1.2km to the North East) with its national rail services.
The property is within easy reach of many of London's tourist attractions such as Kensington Palace, Marble Arch and Hyde Park. The property also lies within close proximity to the popular and fashionable shopping destinations in Notting Hill, such as Westbourne Grove and Portobello Market. There is also a wealth of nearby museums and other attractions.
The property is Grade II listed and also lies within the Bayswater Conservation Area. According to Westminster Council, prior to 1951 the property was used as a Hotel. The Council also state that on the 19th September 1952 planning permission was granted for The use of Nos. 17-19 Princes Square, Paddington, as a hostel for a limited period of sixty years from 24th June, 1950, as requested.
The council then go on to state that; In granting the permission for a limited period without the imposition of a condition requiring cessation of the hostel use at the end of the 60 year period meant that in effect a permanent permission was granted for hostel use and that continuation of the use after 60 years would not require planning permission'. The Council then state the case law of I'm Your Man Ltd v SoS for the Environment (1988) giving the reason for their above conclusion in relation to the buildings existing use.
The property is offered for sale freehold.
Method Of Sale
The property is to be offered for sale via private treaty.
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