Commercial Property for sale

Earls Street, Thetford, IP24

Under Offer £350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • ATTRACTIVE EXTENDED GRADE II LISTED VICTORIAN FORMER ODDFELLOWS HALL, DATING FROM 1891
  • POTENTIAL FOR CONVERSION (STP), CURRENTLY WITH LICENSES FOR RECREATION, CATERING & BAR
  • GROUND FLOOR TOTAL AREA APPROXIMATELY 40.16m (131'9") x 11.94m (39'2") - IN EXCESS OF 5,000 SQ FT
  • POTENTIAL FIRST FLOOR AREA, OPEN TO THE ROOF APPROXIMATELY 20.12m (66'0") x 12.19m (40'0") - IN EXCESS OF 2,500 SQ FT
  • CURRENT ACCOMMODATION: ENTRANCE LOBBY, SIDE LOBBY
  • BAR/LOUNGE/RESTAURANT AREA WITH REFURBISHED BAR, KITCHEN, INNER HALL
  • LARGE MAIN ROOM TO THE FRONT, LARGE SECOND ROOM TO THE REAR
  • GENTS & LADIES CLOAKROOMS, UPSTAIRS ATTIC/STORAGE
  • GAS FIRED RADIATOR HEATING
  • EARLY VIEWING STRONGLY ADVISED TO APPRECIATE THE SIZE AND FULL POTENTIAL ON OFFER

Full description

An attractive extended Grade II Listed Victorian building, the former Oddfellows Hall, close to the centre of Thetford. Potential for conversion (stp) or a variety of uses and scope to utilise the extensive first floor, open to roof (stp). Total ground floor in excess of 5,000 sq ft. Currently with licences for Recreation, Catering and Bar. VIEW ASAP.


DIRECTIONS

From the Market Place, proceed to the mini roundabout, turning right into Magdalen Street and then immediately into Earls Street. The property is located after a short distance on the right. IP24


ENTRANCE LOBBY

Approached down the side via entrance door with entryphone system. Door to Kitchen, door to Side Lobby with door to small courtyard, glazed door to:


BAR/LOUNGE/RESTAURANT AREA

9.42m (30'11") reducing to 6.43m (21'1") x 8.86m (29'1") increasing to 11.71m (38'5").

Fitted out with refurbished modern bar, refrigerated cabinets, telephone point, storage cupboard, door to Inner Lobby, door to Kitchen, lobby and door to second snooker room. Designated restaurant area with downlights, four radiators, door and lobby to Gents & Ladies Cloakrooms.


KITCHEN

4.47m (14'8") x 3.23m (10'7").

Range of base and wall mounted units, double bowl stainless steel sink unit, 4-burner gas hob, space for fridges, freezers, microwaves, dishwasher and glasswasher etc, gas boiler, telephone point.


INNER HALL

Door to side, storage for beer kegs with pumps etc, stairs to First Floor Landing.


FRONT ROOM

18.72m (61'5") 15.80m reducing to (51'1x 11.94m (39'2").

A spacious area suitable for a variety of uses. Six radiators, suspended ceiling. Access to wide panelled double doors, two sets of narrower double doors and two windows.


REAR ROOM

12.65m (41'6") reducing to 8.81m (28'11") x 12.19m (40'0") reducing to 7.92m (26'0").

Another generous space suitable for a variety of uses. Five radiators, ceiling spotlights, strip lighting, sealed unit glazed window to side, door to side, door to small courtyard.


GENTS & LADIES CLOAKROOMS

Each with two wc's, two wall mounted wash basins, tiled splashbacks.


FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Storage recesses, cupboard housing gas boiler, window to front.


ATTIC/ROOF/STORAGE SPACE

11.79m (38'8") + recess x 5.71m (18'9") max at chest height.
Sloping ceilings, roof window to side.


MAIN FIRST FLOOR ROOF AREA

Approximately 20.12m (66'0") x 12.19m (40'0").

A large space, open to the roof, which offers potential for a variety of uses, once accessed from the ground floor. Retaining many features of the period. High ceiling, four windows to front, three windows to rear, currently only accessible via a ladder through the suspended ceiling.


AGENT'S NOTE

It is felt that a number of different businesses could be successfully run from this building and it also offers further potential to be converted, perhaps utilising the first floor, subject to any necessary planning permissions.

Due to the number of possibilities this large and quite centrally located property offers, we strongly recommend viewing at the earliest opportunity to appreciate the full potential.

If any prospective purchasers wish to continue running a snooker club or similar from this premises, the snooker tables, fixtures and fittings could be available to purchase, by negotiation.

The necessary recreation, catering and bar licenses are currently in place for this premises and we understand it has been operating as a successful snooker club since about 1985. The current owners are wishing to sell the freehold of the property as they are looking to retire.



RATEABLE VALUE

From the Information on the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) website this property has a current rateable value of 12,000.

LOCAL AUTHORITY

Breckland District Council.

Any prospective purchasers should contact the local authority to make their own enquiries about the suitability of the current consent for their choice of use.

LEGAL COSTS

Each party will pay their own costs with the purchaser covering any abortive costs incurred by the seller.


BURY ST EDMUNDS & THETFORD AREAS

Sitting amidst beautiful countryside, Bury St Edmunds is an historic town and the second largest in Suffolk. Surrounded by many picturesque villages, some of which offer good local amenities, it offers a wide range of cultural, educational and recreational facilities.

Features of particular note include St Edmundsbury Cathedral with its Millenium Tower, the famous Abbey Gardens with the original ruins and The Georgian Theatre Royal, which has recently been the subject of a restoration programme and The Apex, a live performance venue for concerts, comedy and dance, together with a contemporary art gallery. In addition there are two cinemas, one of which is a multi-screen complex and a sports centre.

Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding villages boast excellent schools and further education is catered for at the West Suffolk College.

The town benefits from extremely good shopping facilities with a twice weekly market and a wide range of independent traders, national chains, five supermarkets and the arc shopping centre, opened in 2009. In addition there are many pubs and restaurants which cater for a variety of tastes.

The A14 dual carriageway heading west from Bury St Edmunds provides easy access to Newmarket, Cambridge, the Midlands, Stansted Airport and London, via the M11. Stowmarket and Ipswich, both with direct rail links to London's Liverpool Street, the East Coast and the A12 are all readily accessed by heading east.

Thetford offers many local amenities including restaurants, cafes, schooling, sporting, banking and other services.

Thetford is just off the A11 between Norwich (28 miles) and London (86 miles).

Thetford has a railway station with National Express East Anglia providing services between Norwich and Cambridge and East Midlands Trains from Norwich to Liverpool (via Sheffield and Manchester). From Cambridge, regular services run to London King's Cross.


Nearest station

  • Thetford (0.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Coakley & Theaker, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk

01284 633065 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

Coakley & Theaker, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk

01284 633065 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Thetford (0.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Coakley & Theaker, Bury St Edmunds

Bury St. Edmunds Suffolk

01284 633065 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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