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Retail Property (high street) for sale

7 The Bridge, Boscastle

Withdrawn from Market £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Retail premises with first floor flat
  • Ground floor retail area 56.05 sq m (603 sq ft)
  • First floor 3 bedroom flat
  • Front forecourt area
  • Adjacent to main tourist car park

Full description

The premises occupy a prime position in the pretty harbour village of Boscastle. The village has a general store, public houses, hotels, restaurants, Post Office, Primary school and a range of independent retail shops and craft outlets. The property is beside the tourist car park and visitor centre. The popular town of Wadebridge is some 17 miles distant with its cycle trail to Padstow, the costal resort of Bude is 15 miles to the north where you will find a wider range of local shops, leisure pursuits and both primary and secondary schooling. The town of Camelford is about 6 miles, whilst the ancient capital town of Cornwall, Launceston, is approximately 15 miles beside the A30 dual carriageway which connects with the M5 motorway at Exeter.

The property comprises a ground floor retail area which is currently run as a convenience store on a ten year lease within the Security of Tenure Provisions of the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act.  A three bedroom flat is located on the first floor with separate access and would be suitable for tenant occupation or holiday letting.   The end  of terrace property, understood to have been built in the late 1960’s has had a refurbishment of the ground floor in recent  years.  The business has traded on the site since the 1970’s.  

Sight of the trading profit and loss accounts up to April 2015 (prior to current tenancy) will be made available for inspection upon viewing of the property.   Furniture is available by separate negotiation. 


Retail Space 5.57m x 5.36m (less door recess) plus 2.38m x 2.3m providing 37.05 sq m (398 sq ft)
The retail area has been recently refurbished comprising large picture window to the front elevation and three windows to the side with door to the side elevation.  Tiled floor.   There is a range of shelving and built-in serving counter. Refrigerated display cabinet and drinks chiller.  Access from the rear is:-

Office 2.3m x 1.44m providing 3.31 sq m (36 sq ft)

Store Room 5.3m x 2.96m providing 15.69 sq m (169 sq ft)
Shelving and walk-in fridge.  Door to rear for deliveries.

In total the ground floor provides 56.05 sq m (603 sq ft) 


Accessed at the front of the property via staircase to the first floor.

Lounge & Kitchen Area 4.08m x 3.89m (13’ 4” x 12’ 9” )
Fitted kitchen and windows to two elevations.  

Leading to bedrooms, bathroom and W.C.

Bedroom One 3.87m x 2.74m (12’ 8” x 8’ 11”)
Window to the side, boiler cupboard and radiator. 

Bedroom Two 3.77m x 2.93m (12’ 4” x 9’ 7”)
Two windows to the side and rear elevations.  Radiator. 

Bedroom Three 2.82m x 2.82m (9’ 3” x 9’ 3”)
Window to the rear overlooking the river.   Radiator. 

Shower Room 2.38m x 1.80m (7’ 9” x 5’ 10”)
Fitted shower and two Velux windows.   W.C. and wash hand basin. 


Covered Area 
There is a covered area at the front of the property for the display of fruit and 
vegetables, etc.

To the rear is a terrace overlooking the river. 

SERVICES Mains water, electricity and sewerage.  

Each side will be responsible for payment of their own legal fees (whether or not the matter proceeds to exchange).

The rateable value is as outlined on the VOA website as at April 2010 is £5,800. Note: From April 2017 the rateable value threshold for small business rates relief will be raised to £12,000 per annum, meaning many small businesses will be exempt from paying business rates.   Enquiries should be made to VOA on Tel: 0300 0501 501.



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