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Live-Work Unit Workshop & Showroom, Reeth

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6,000 sq. ft.

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  • 6,000 sq ft (557 sq m)

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Tenure: Freehold

Situated in the capital of Swaledale, this premises provides a rare opportunity to purchase a Live-Work Unit in the Popular Town Reeth, located within Reeth Dales Centre. It has become the main centre in Swaledale for craft-based businesses, including a range of workshops housing difference business types such as furniture makers, jewellery makers, painters, sculptors and more.

Reeth is a major tourist centre, and has an excellent range of amenities such as public houses, restaurants, shops, tearooms etc. There are beautiful walks over the countryside, and the Towns of Richmond and Leyburn are only 15 minutes away.

The current owner has run his very successful cabinet making business here for the last 20 years, the layout consists of an entrance showroom with vaulted full height ceiling, 2 workshops, WC, and 2 large wood stores. To the first floor there is a large open gallery with balcony overlooking the showroom, a good sized useful storeroom, staff kitchen and office.

Planning permission has been granted by the National Parks Authority for a Live-Work Unit, planning means you have the right to turn half of the building into residential accommodation. The concept of a Live-Work unit is that who ever owns the property must live in the accommodation and run their own business. This is subject to a 106 agreement and new owners need to have an approved business plan by the National Park Authority.

The proposed plans offer spacious living accommodation. The ground floor would consist of a large master suite with shower room and dressing area, two further good-sized double bedrooms, house bathroom and a garage. On the second floor there would be a large open plan living area incorporating a dining kitchen and living area. It will have lovely views to the south over Reeth and views to the north to Fremington Edge.

Excellent opportunity to live and work in the beautiful countryside on the same site, making it a very attractive proposition. Developments of this type are very sought after, but are in very short supply.


42' 3" x 12' 9" (12.88m x 3.89m)
Welcoming glazed public entrance with slate floor tiles. Solid wood flooring. Night storage heater. Vaulted full height ceiling. Window to side. Double glazed doors to front. Views to Fremington Edge.

26' 9" x 19' 6" (8.15m x 5.94m)
520 sq ft, well lit workshop. Wood flooring. Power/consumer units. 3 Windows to front with views to Fremington Edge.

9' 10" x 6' 4" (3m x 1.93m)
Quality tiled floor. Door to rear.

Disabled WC. Wash hand basin. Electric panel heater. Window.

22' 9" x 19' 9" (6.93m x 6.02m)
Well lit 450 sq ft room. Concrete floor. Night storage heater. Good range of power points. 3 Windows to South.

39' 3" x 18' 3" (11.96m x 5.56m)
717 sq ft. Roller shutter door. Night store heater. Insulated roof. 4 Skylights.


19' 7" x 7' 3" (5.97m x 2.21m)
Light room. Overlooking balcony, enabling you to see visitors come in. 3 Windows. Door to gallery.

11' 6" x 7' 3" (3.51m x 2.21m)
Staff kitchen. Single drainer stainless steel sink. Range of units with work top. Window to South.

28' 6" x 20' 3" (8.69m x 6.17m)
Fitted carpet. Insulated ceiling. Panel heater. Ceiling spot lights. 3 Windows over looking Fremington Edge.

20' 3" x 19' 6" (6.17m x 5.94m)
Insulated ceiling. 3 Windows to South.

Ample parking and play area for commercial and residential use. Gravelled with stone wall.

On Tuesday 25 November 2014.

"The Live/work concept has really worked for us as it has given us ample working space and a comfortable new home at a reasonable price. The location is excellent for us as it is an established tourist area which gives us additional income in the summer to supplement our main business which is off-site. Reeth is also a very friendly community with an active social life and good facilities, so we have no regrets about moving here.

Copies of plans, planning permission and 106 agreement can be obtained from our main office in Leyburn, or contact 01969 622 936.

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