Property for sale

Quayside, Burnham On Crouch, Essex, CM0

Sold STC £2,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Boatyard & Moorings Business
  • Established In 1892
  • Approx. 42 Acres Of Swinging Moorings
  • 100 Moorings/Licenced For 135
  • Substantial Buildings & Storage
  • 13 Ton Crane/60 Ton Slipway

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION:
Priors Boatyard was established in 1892 and comprises some 42 acres of deep water full tide
swinging moorings together with shore berths, boat building workshops, offices and stores.
The business has been operated by four family generations with both international and
more recently institutional status. Having 100 moorings (licenced for 135) but given the large
acreage, could support substantially more. Full floating access pontoon with launch service, together with a 13 ton crane and 60 ton slipway.

Location 
Burnham on Crouch is in the Maldon District of Essex, and lies on the north bank of the River Crouch and is recognised as one of Britain's leading places for yachting. The civil parish extends 5 miles east of the town to the mouth of the River Crouch, and includes the hamlets of Creeksea and Ostend to the west, Stoneyhills to the north, and Dammer Wick, West Wick and East Wick to the east.

Properties 
The Wharf: Approx. 10,475 sq.ft. including External Storage, Office, Workshop, Store and Yacht Store (approx 0.4 of an acre). The Dock (unmeasured). Car Park (unmeasured) with 8 spaces.

Turnover 
The accounts of the business for the year ended 31st December 2014 show a turnover of £241,269, with a gross profit of £162,866. The turnover is evenly split between mooring fees and repairs and maintenance.

Tenure 
The vast majority of the land, buildings and riverbed are owned freehold.

Business Rates 
The land and buildings are individually assessed for non-domestic rates. The total liability for 2015/2016 some £7,380.

Method Of Sale 
This will be an asset sale, with the trading company disposing of land, mooring ground (river bed), buildings and the trading name.

Legal Fees 
Each party is to be responsible for their own legal fees.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
31 October 2015

Nearest stations

  • Burnham-on-Crouch (0.6 mi)
  • Southminster (2.5 mi)
  • Althorne (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Dedman Gray, Essex

103 The Broadway, Thorpe Bay, Essex, SS1 3HQ

01702 744063 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Burnham-on-Crouch (0.6 mi)
  • Southminster (2.5 mi)
  • Althorne (3.2 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Dedman Gray, Essex

103 The Broadway, Thorpe Bay, Essex, SS1 3HQ

01702 744063 Local call rate

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