Retail Property (high street) for sale

Shop & Flat, 185 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 5AA

Sold STC 680 sq. ft. | £199,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • 680 sq ft (63 sq m)

Full description

UNDER OFFER
A1 Retail Use with potential for permitted change of use to A2: Professional/Financial Services
Main Road Frontage to Highgate
Great visibility on One Way system & at Pedestrian Crossing
WC/Kitchenette/Storage to Shop
Large Characterful One Bedroom Flat above, with Own Access
Stairs to further Attic Rooms
Rear Yard with Garden/Parking potential

OVERVIEW
Characterful and prominently located Highgate sales shop offering approx. 680 sqft total Gross Internal Area (approx.) to whole ground floor, of nicely proportioned shop space in a distinctive, period building with large display window and further small display window to front. The shop has a separate storage room and rear room previously used as a kitchenette, plus a WC.

The shop currently has A1 Retail use which allows for permitted change of use to A2 Professional/Financial Services. The flat above is likewise well-proportioned with character features, like Range fireplace to the living room; with two sets of stairs to useable attic rooms with skylights.

**RATES RELIEF** - there is potential with this property to achieve a 50% Business Rates reduction on the shop premises for 18 months, under the local Business Rates Re-occupation Relief Scheme. Interested parties should make further enquiries with South Lakeland District Council.

**COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FINANCE** - if you require assistance with finding finance for a commercial or mixed commercial/residential premises you are interested in buying, please just ask us at branch, and we will be happy to recommend independent brokers to you.


An excellent opportunity to occupy the flat above and generate an income from the shop, or vice versa! (Potential rental figures for either can be advised). Also potential for development to residential on all floors, subject to the usual consents, or for adding a storage or other outbuilding to the yard at the rear.

ACCOMMODATION
Ground Floor Shop Sales Area 21'2 max width x 20' max depth

A well-lit single level space, free of previous fixtures and fittings. Beamed ceiling. Strip lighting. Storage heating. Meters/Fuse box cupboard.

Rear Stockroom of 45 sqft
Useful stock space with easy access to rear door.

Rear Kitchenette and WC
Basic worktop to kitchenette space. Cloakroom off with WC and handwash basin.

Rear Lobby with rear door.

First & Second Floor Living Accommodation
A rear external staircase leads to the first floor and provides access to the self contained flat. Within the entrance hall there is a useful storage cupboard and access to the shower room with WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with shower unit.

There is a generous lounge diner having a multitude of character features include Range style fireplace, exposed beams etc. There are 2 sash windows with aspect to front which gives the room a light and airy feel. A staircase leads from this room to the attic floor.

Within the kitchen is a range of base cupboards with laminate worksurface area incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. Electric cooker point and plumbing in place for a washing machine. Breakfast bar. Sash windows provide a dual aspect and there is lino flooring throughout. There is access to the attic via a staircase from both the kitchen and lounge.

There is a double bedroom situated to the rear at first floor and at attic level various areas which would be
perfect for conversion into further bedroom/living space (subject to consent). A staircase leads from the kitchen to an attic storeroom - this is the only access to one side of the attic area - again this can be adapted in order to use the space within the attic more effectively. From various rooflights there are rooftop views to Kendal Castle & Abbot Hall Park.

Outside
To the rear of the property is a yard area which is accessed via a gated cobbled passageway. The yard is level and could easily provide a garden area for the flat or potential storage or parking facilities for the commercial premises. Within this area is a lockable timber 'bin store', which could also be used for safe storage of equipment, bikes/motorbikes/scooters etc.

We are advised that narrower vehicles can use the side lane and therefore park to the rear. Min. width to lane at gates is 5'5 (1.66m); min height (due to AC unit) is 7'7 (2.30m). The other properties within the courtyard have a right of access across rear to their entrances. SLDC Peppercorn Car Park is also available close by.

EPC GRADING
EPC Grading D (Shop) EPC Grading G (Flat)

SERVICES
Water, electric and drainage connected.

TERMS
Freehold for sale: 199,000
The premises are immediately available with vacant possession.

RATEABLE VALUE
Currently not rated for Business Rates for Shop.
For Flat - Council Tax: Band C


LOCATION
This historic area of Highgate in Kendal offers easy access to the town centre. (approx 200 yards). Within 2 minutes walk are both Peppercorn Lane and Dowker Lane Council Car Parks (both can be used on annual SLDC car parking passes). Dowkers Lane Park to the rear. Nearby are many independant shops, offices, art galleries, vets, dentists, doctors, and the Brewery Arts Centre. Bars, cafes and restaurants are also close by.

VIEWING
Viewing is strictly by appointment only with sole agents, Milne Moser.

CONTACT
Milne Moser Commercial Property Department



Nearest stations

  • Kendal (0.7 mi)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.6 mi)
  • Burneside (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Milne Moser, Kendal

100 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HW

01539 304014 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Milne Moser, Kendal

100 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HW

01539 304014 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Kendal (0.7 mi)
  • Oxenholme Lake District (1.6 mi)
  • Burneside (2.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Milne Moser, Kendal

100 Highgate, Kendal, LA9 4HW

01539 304014 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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