Commercial Property to rent161b Roxburgh Street, Kelso, Roxburghshire, Scottish Borders
- Well suited to office, studio, treatment room, artisan or retail uses
- Situated in the north of the historic town of Kelso
- Significant level of seasonal tourist trade
- NIA 186.93 sq m (2011 sq ft)
The subjects are situated on Roxburgh Street to the north of Kelso town centre. It occupies a highly visible position close to the main gates to the front drive of Floors Castle, a short walk from the famous junction pool on the River Tweed.
Kelso is a traditional market town with a relatively affluent catchment area providing a higher than average disposable income supporting a good range of independent retailers.
The town has a population of approximately 5,639 according to the 2011 population census, and acts as a local centre for a wide rural hinterland. The settlement is conveniently located within the Central borders located approximately 18 miles to the east of Galashiels, 44 miles south of Edinburgh. Kelso benefits from an historic setting and attracts a high level of seasonal tourist trade.
Originally constructed as a church hall serving Saint Mary’s Church, 161B has most recently been occupied as an art gallery and picture framing studio. Former uses have included a children’s nursery, offices and a charity shop, so offers considerable flexibility. Please note that due to the landlord’s other business interests, the lease will include a clause preventing any childcare uses.
The main accommodation has a raised suspended timber floor. The main hall has a vaulted ceiling - a suspended ceiling has been fitted complete with insulation.
There is an enclosed yard to the south. On street parking is available on Roxburgh Street.
The accommodation comprises:
Entrance Vestibule, inner lobby with steps up to hallway; kitchen (with store room off); ladies WC, Gents WC, disabled WC; main hall sub-divided into two separate offices, rear porches to either side, north hall with staff WC off, south porch with store room off and access to yard.
Net Internal Area 186.93 sq m (2,011 sq ft)
All mains services are connected.
Gas fired central heating system.
This unit is available to let by way of a new full repairing and insuring lease on flexible terms. Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in the transaction. In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any stamp duty land tax, registration dues or VAT thereon.
The rateable value is assessed to £7,000 effective from 16-May-2011.
Under the Small Business Bonus Scheme (Scotland) Rates Relief for 2015/16 the subjects may be eligible for up to 100% for businesses with a combined rateable value is £10,000 or less (combined rateable value of all business’s non-domestic property in Scotland). Further details available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel: 0845 3000 341
Strictly by appointment with the sole Letting Agents:
Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street,
Tel. 01896 751300
Fax. 01896 758883
Property ref: 121_2523_4282576
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