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21 bedroom commercial property for sale

Baldertongate, Newark

Sold STC £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • FREEHOLD GRADE II LISTED OFFICE BUILDING
  • 12,443 SQ.FT ARRANGED OVER 3 FLOORS
  • TOWN CENTRE LOCATION
  • 28 MARKED CAR PARKING SPACES
  • SITE AREA 0.8 ACRES
  • B1 OFFICE USE
  • ABUNDANCE OF PERIOD FEATURES
  • HIGH PROFILE PROMINENT BUILDING
  • A PREFERENCE TO KEEP COMMERCIAL USE

Full description

The property comprises a Grade II listed, three storey, brick built detached building with associated grounds and car parking. It is situated in the towns conservation area and was originally built and occupied by Dr Bernard Wilson, Vicar of Newark as his mansion house in the mid 18th Century and laterally used by Nottinghamshire County Council as the Municipal & Registry Offices. The property is Grade II listed and was built in the mid 18th Century, with later 19th and 20th Century additions in a matching style. The property has brick elevations with stone dressings and a hipped slate roof, chamfered quoins, first and second floor bands and coped parapet. The main block comprises 3 storeys with five square bays, with 2 bay wings, 2 storeys and the windows are mainly original sash of various shapes, with keystone lintels and rubbed brick heads. There is a central coped square porch with projecting doorway and double door. The rear elevation has similar fenestration to the front, with a projecting 3 storey wing. Between the wings is a single storey mid 20th Century range, with 5 sash windows.

The property comprises a Grade II listed, three storey, brick built detached building with associated grounds and car parking. It is situated in the towns conservation area and was originally built and occupied by Dr Bernard Wilson, Vicar of Newark as his mansion house in the mid 18th Century and laterally used by Nottinghamshire County Council as the Municipal & Registry Offices. The property is Grade II listed and was built in the mid 18th Century, with later 19th and 20th Century additions in a matching style. The property has brick elevations with stone dressings and a hipped slate roof, chamfered quoins, first and second floor bands and coped parapet. The main block comprises 3 storeys with five square bays, with 2 bay wings, 2 storeys and the windows are mainly original sash of various shapes, with keystone lintels and rubbed brick heads. There is a central coped square porch with projecting doorway and double door. The rear elevation has similar fenestration to the front, with a projecting 3 storey wing. Between the wings is a single storey mid 20th Century range, with 5 sash windows.

Location - The property is situated on Baldertongate, in the town centre of the Market town of Newark on Trent. The area has a mainly retail use, but is also situated close to residential property, offices, the cinema complex, Peugeot car dealers & Newark Library. It fronts Baldertongate and has return frontage the London Road car park. The area is on the edge of the pedestrianised retail sector of the town. All the town centres excellent range of facilities and amenities are within close proximity, including national and local retailers, supermarkets, banks, market place, restaurants, bars and cafes, Newark has a population of approximately 35,500. In accordance with the 2006 Population Acorn Profile, the population of Newark and Sherwood is 115,729.

Transport Links - Newark on Trent, lies within the District of Newark & Sherwood in Nottinghamshire. It is reasonably central within the United Kingdom and is well placed for access to the A1 for commuting north Retford (14 miles), Worksop (20 miles) and Doncaster (30 miles) and south to Grantham (25 miles), Stamford (45 miles) and Peterborough (57 miles). The A46 for commuting to Nottingham (20 miles), Lincoln (15 miles) and Leicester (30 miles). There are good public transport links within the town, including direct rail services to London Kings Cross, from Newark Northgate Railway Station, with journey times of approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and to Leeds in approximately 50 minutes. Further East Midlands train services run from Newark Castle Railway Station to the cities of Lincoln and Nottingham. East Midlands Airport is located approximately 28 miles distant and Robin Hood Doncaster Airport is located approximately 29 miles distant. Regular bus services run locally through the villages and to the city of Nottingham.

Accommodation - The property comprises a gross internal floor area of 12,443 sq.ft (1155.98 m.sq). The accommodation is arranged over 3 floors and is mainly cellular in design and layout. A number of the rooms have very impressive period features, including high ceilings, marble fireplaces, internal paneling and detailing and some dual aspect rooms providing light airy space. The site extends to 0.8 acres of grounds with at least 28 marked car parking spaces, which is currently being used as a public car park, but can be returned to private use.

Ground Floor - The ground floor comprises a NIA of 5914 sq.ft (549.46 m.sq) and GIA of 6191 sq.ft (575.15 m.sq). The accommodation in more detail comprises as follows:

Boiler Room - With access from the car park, located adjacent to the side entrance lobby.

Side Entrance Lobby - A side door provides access to a lobby areas, with a staircase rising to the first floor and access to the:

Registrar For Births And Deaths - 5 x 3.2 (16'4" x 10'5") - Located to the eastern side of the property.

Marriage Room - 5 x 5.3 + 2.7 x 1.7 (16'4" x 17'4" + 8'10" x 5'6") - A large period room, with bay window opening out onto the grounds, located to the south east side of the property.

Youth Offender Team Office - 5.1 x 4.5 (16'8" x 14'9") - Located to the east side of the property.

Disable And Ladies Wc - With a full disable access wc and Ladies with 2 cubicles and basins. Located in the north east corner of the building.

Office 1 - 2.3 x 2.4 (7'6" x 7'10") - Accessed from the inner lobby, located to the north of the building

Interview Room 1 - 2.6 x 2.2 (8'6" x 7'2") - Located in the square porch at the front of the property on the north side.

Interview Room 2 - 2.6 x 2.3 (8'6" x 7'6") - Located in the square porch at the front of the property on the north side.

Waiting Room - 2.6 x 1.6 (8'6" x 5'2") - Located in the square porch at the front of the property on the north side.

Reception Office - 2.6 x 2.9 (8'6" x 9'6") - Located in the square porch at the front of the property on the north side.

Office 2 - 5.8 x 6.4 (19'0" x 20'11") - Located in the inner section of the building, a good sized office with period features.

Office 3 - 5.4 x 5 (17'8" x 16'4") - Located in the inner section of the building, a good sized office with period features.

Comms/Store 4 - 3.2 x 2.5 (10'5" x 8'2") - Located just off the square porch and inner lobby.

Store - 2 x 2.5 (6'6" x 8'2") - With access from the inner lobby. The store also provides access down to the cellar.

Male Wc - Comprising 3 cubical wc's, urinals and wash hand basins.

Kitchen - 1.2 x 2 (3'11" x 6'6") - With base cupboards and drawers

Office 5 - 4 x 2.3 (13'1" x 7'6") - Located on the western side of the building.

Office 6 - 5.1 x 5.5 (16'8" x 18'0") - Located to the western side of the building.

Office 7 - 5.1 x 5.5 + 3.3 x 1.4 (16'8" x 18'0" + 10'9" x 4'7 - Located to the rear south elevation, a large period room with bay window over-looking the grounds.

Office 8 - 4.3 x 2.3 (14'1" x 7'6") - Located in the inner core of the building, with access from the inner lobby and access to:

Office 9 - 3.5 x 4.5 (11'5" x 14'9") - Located to the rear of the building, with a southern elevation overlooking the grounds.

Office 10 - 9.9 x 7.2 (32'5" x 23'7") - Located to the rear of the building, with a southern aspect. A large light period room.

Enquiries Office - 2.7 x 4.5 (8'10" x 14'9") - Located the rear of the building in the south eastern corner.

Waiting Room - 2.7 x 2.3 (8'10" x 7'6") - Located in the eastern corner of the building

Office 11 - 4.5 x 5 (14'9" x 16'4") - Located in the west wing of the property to the rear.

Office 12 - 6 x 2.7 + 2.7 x 1.5 (19'8" x 8'10" + 8'10" x 4'11 - Located to the west wing of the property

Office 13 - 3 x 3 (9'10" x 9'10") - Located in the west wing of the property.

First Floor -

Team Managers - 6 x 6 (19'8" x 19'8") - Located to the west wing of the property, a very pleasant triple aspect room.

Supervision Room A - 2 x 4.9 (6'6" x 16'0") - Located in the west wing of the property

Senior Admin - 2.4 x 4.9 (7'10" x 16'0") - Located in the west wing

Meeting Room - 5.1 x 6.1 (16'8" x 20'0") - Large room with high ceiling, overlooking the southern aspect of the building

Recruitment & Publicity - 4 x 4.4 (13'1" x 14'5") - Located to the western side of the property

Second Staircase - Leads down from the inner lobby on the west side of the property to the ground floor

Fostering Team - 3.6 x 5 (11'9" x 16'4") - A Dual aspect room located to the front north west corner.

Stair To The Second Floor - Stairs from an inner lobby provide access to the second floor and attic rooms

Supervision Room B - 3.6 x 2 (11'9" x 6'6") - A small interview room, located to the eastern elevation of the property.

Office 7 - 8.2 x 5 (26'10" x 16'4") - Located to the front of the building and north elevation.

R & A Team - 5.5 x 6.2 (18'0" x 20'4") - Located to the south aspect of the property, with views over-looking the grounds at the rear.

Admin Team - 7.2 x 6 (23'7" x 19'8" ) - Located to the south aspect of the property, with views over looking the grounds at the rear.

Supervision Room C - 2.2 x 3.6 (7'2" x 11'9") - A small interview room located to the front, north aspect of the property.

Supervision Room D - 2.2 x 3.6 (7'2" x 11'9") - A small interview room located to the front, north aspect of the property.

Kitchen - 1.3 x 3.1 (4'3" x 10'2") - With a range of base cupboard, beneath a working surface with single drainer sink unit and window to the front elevation.

Ladies Wc - Comprising 2 cubicle wc's and wash hand basins

Resources Room - 3.6 x 2.4 (11'9" x 7'10") - Located to the eastern elevation of the building

Main Stairs Lead To The Ground Floor -

Cin Office 9 - 4.9 x 8.5 (16'0" x 27'10") - A large room located to the south east of the property, with views over the grounds to the rear.

Second Floor - The net internal area of the second floor comprises 1729 sq.ft (160.66 m.sq)

Second Floor Landing - Providing access to all attic rooms and trap door access to the roof.

Attic Room 1 - 4.03 x 3.07 (13'2" x 10'0") - With original sash window

Attic Room 2 - 8.51 x 3.68 (27'11" x 12'0") - With 2 sash windows to the front, northern elevation, fitted out with storage racking and fluorescent light

Attic Room 3 - 4.56 x 5.04 (14'11" x 16'6") - With 2 sash windows to the front elevation, radiator, fire place and fluorescent light.

Attic Room 4 - 5.18 x 3.97 (16'11" x 13'0") - With 2 sash windows to the rear, southern elevation, radiator and fluorescent light.

Attic Room 5 - 2.1 x 5.9 (6'10" x 19'4") - With sash window to the rear elevation, 2 fluorescent lights.

Attic Room 6 - 5.6 x 10.9 (18'4" x 35'9") - With two sash windows to the rear elevation, 4 fluorescent lights.

Outside - The property occupies a site extending to approximately 0.8 of an acre. There is a large car park are further grounds to the rear of the property, which are laid to lawn and landscaped with a number of established trees and mature hedging. The boundaries to the property are a mix of post and rail fencing with hedging to the rear and brick walls to the front.

Car Park - There is a tarmac marked car park is accessed from Baldertongate, providing 28 car parking spaces to the side, which at present is an income generating public car park.

Services - Mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are all connected to the property.

Planning - The current use under the Town & Country (Use Classes Order) 1987 is B1 Offices. Purchasers are invited to make their own enquiries to Newark & Sherwood District Council Planning Department 01636 650000. Historically the property was built as a residential mansion house.

Business Rates - The current Rateable Value of the property, as stated in the 2010 rating list is £52,000.

Tenure - The property is freehold.

Possession - Vacant possession will be given on completion.

Mortgage - Mortgage advice is available through our Independant Mortgage Adviser. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Viewing - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents.


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