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Tenure: Freehold

These interesting Grade II Listed premises are located in an excellent position in the centre of Corfe Castle, approximately 150m from the Village Square and Castle Ruins. The original building is thought to date back to the 18th Century and is classified as being of Architectural/Historic Merit, with an extension added in later years. It is predominantly constructed of Purbeck stone, with the main roof covered with tiles. Planning permission and listed building consent was granted on the 7th October 2011 to change the use of the shop unit to a dwelling. This consent has now lapsed but the seller has made application to the planning board for renewal. Further information can be found on the Purbeck District Council's website, planning references are 6/2008/0553 and 6/2011/0524. The village of Corfe Castle lies at the centre of the Isle of Purbeck about 5 miles from the seaside resort of Swanage and a similar distance from the market town of Wareham, the latter having main line rail link to London Waterloo (about 2½ hours). Much of the surrounding area, including large parts of the village, is owned by the National Trust and are dominated by the old Castle Ruins. It is also an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. ACCOMMODATION RETAIL AREA 5.24m x 2.64m narrowing to 2.18m (17'2" x 8'7" narrowing to 7'1"), North West, display window, door to: PREPARATION ROOM 6.4m x 2.67m (20'11" x 8'9"), stainless steel worktops with inset sink, extractor hood, staircase to first floor, access to West Street. WORKSHOP 8.3m x 4.9m (27'2" x 16'), South West, access to rear service yard. FIRST FLOOR OFFICE 1 8.83m x 3.91m (28'11" x 12'9"), South West, North West and North West facing Velux, eaves storage, loft access. INNER HALLWAY OFFICE 2 3.61m x 2.96m (11'10" x 9'8") North East and South West facing Velux. BATHROOM 2.75m x 1.69m (9' x 5'6"), South West facing Velux. SERVICES All mains services connected. BUSINESS RATES We have been advised by Purbeck District Council that the property has a Rateable Value of £2,700 although this must be confirmed by your Conveyancer prior to exchange of contracts. VIEWING By appointment only please through the Agents, Corbens, 01929 422284.

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