Commercial Property to rentSt Swithuns Church, Retford
Withdrawn from Market £5,000 pa| £417 pcm
The impressive St Swithun's Church prominently located at the intersection of Churchgate and Chapelgate close to the town centre of Retford. To the front of the Church is the Sebastopol Canon and pedestrianised walkway through to the busy Market Place and pedestrianised Carolgate lying just beyond.
There are two public car parks in close proximity and a variety of commercial operators.
Retford is a vibrant and attractive market town with an immediate population of circa 22,000 people. The property lies within the Retford Conservation Area and there are excellent communication links by road, rail and air.
The larger part of St Swithun's Church is available for occupancy to include the Lady Chapel, Nave and Choir Vestry as a whole or in part, the space is at ground floor level and is regular in shape. This is a unique opportunity to occupy a truly atmospheric space with high ceiling height, stained glazed and stone mullioned windows to three elevations, stone columns, part oak panelling, areas of stone flagged flooring. The occupier will be permitted shared use of facilities to include kitchen and wc.
FLOOR AREA (available as a whole or in part)
Lady Chapel 938sqft 87.15m²
Choir Vestry 530sqft 49.27m²
Nave 3,234sqft 348m²
Total 4,702sqft 436.90m²
It is envisaged the areas of the Church will be available for occupation on a Licence arrangement, the terms and duration of which are to be agreed. The initial rental will be based on floor area occupied from £5,000 per annum plus service charge for the Lady Chapel in isolation.
St Swithun's Church for independent occupation is not separately assessed for rating purposes. Any rating liability due upon the areas of the Church to be occupied will be the responsibility of the new occupier.
We understand that VAT will not be charged on the rental.
The ingoing Licensee will be responsible for the Licensors reasonably incurred legal costs involved in the transaction.
It is envisaged a service charge will be negotiated for the occupier to contribute to electricity/lighting, water, drainage charges, etc.
It is likely change of use planning permission will be required for change of use, the pursuit of which will be the responsibility of the incoming occupier. The property is Grade II* Listed and is situated in a Conservation Area. Interested parties are requested to make all enquiries relating to planning directly to the Local Planning Authority.
Please contact the Letting Agents on 01777 709112.
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