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The Mill, Moneys Yard, Carre Street, Sleaford

Offers Over £150,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Highlighted stopping points on the Sleaford tourism/history trail
  • Grade 11 listed former Windmill
  • Carefully refurbished
  • Trades as a popular Bistro
  • Set over three floors
  • The Bistro offers up to 28 covers in one sitting.
  • Centrally located within carpark at Money's Yard
  • Sleaford is a popular Lincolnshire Market Town
  • License & planning class: A3 Restaurants and Cafes
  • Alternatively, the building is considered suitable for a variety of business uses including retail, leisure and office uses, subject to any necessary Planning Consents.

Full description

A unique and exciting opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed former windmill

A unique and exciting opportunity to acquire a Grade II Listed former windmill located in the heart of the vibrant town centre of Sleaford in Lincolnshire. Moneys Mill has been beautifully refurbished into a successfully trading Café/Bistro, the building however will suit a variety of different uses subject to any necessary planning consents. We understand from the vendor that the premises also has a licence for alcohol sales.

Moneys Mill dates back to the early 1800s and dominates Moneys Yard, a popular Town Centre Retail Development with ample on-site parking. Should a prospective buyer be interested in continuing the Café Bistro Business, all fixtures and fittings are available subject to separate negotiations with the vendor.

Previous conversations with the local planning authority suggest that they would look positively to a change of use from A3 to various uses including retail, leisure, office or residential subject to the necessary planning consents.

The Café/Bistro trades from the ground floor with spiral staircase leading to further seating on the first floor providing a total of 28 covers. There are four further floors currently being used as storage. The vendor has confirmed that the premises are exempt from business rates.

The Mill is one of the highlighted stopping points on the Sleaford tourism/history trail and it has also won an award from the local Civic Trust for the renovations to the mill (plaques above the wall depict this).

Furthermore the Mill will be part of a significant town centre development, please see links for details (see no. 4) and approved plans:

Sleaford is a popular market town with good infrastructure links via the nearby A15 providing access to Lincoln City Centre to the North, and the A17 westward to Newark upon Trent and the East Midlands region. And Eastwards to Norfolk and the East Coast.

The accommodation comprises:

Ground Floor:30.91 sq metres (333 sq ft)First FLoor21.16 sq metres (227 sq ft)Second Floor16.47 sq metres (178 sq ft)Please NoteLeasehold Details/Ground Rent: We have been informed that there are approximately 960 years remaining on the lease and the ground rent is a peppercorn rent.Tenure
LeaseholdConditions of SaleThe Conditions of Sale (also known as the legal pack) will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors/licensed conveyancers prior to the auction and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. They will also be available to download from our website. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to the auction. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

The purchaser will also be deemed to have read and understood the auction conduct notes printed within the sale catalogue.Energy Performance CertificatesEPCs can be viewed in full in the legal pack or from the lot information section of our website.ACCOMODATION The ground floor is currently being used as a café area with WC, server, seating area and stairs up to the first floor, which is being used as further seating. The second and third floors of the property are currently being used as ancillary storage with the other floors in the building not currently accessible as no formal staircases are in place. Ground Floor Retail Space - 333 sq ft (30.91 sq m) First Floor Retail Space - 227 sq ft (21.16 sq m) Second Floor Storage Space - 178 sq ft (16.47 sq m) SERVICES Mains drainage, electricity, water are understood to be supplied to the property. EPC Rating - G TENURE The Mill is held under a remainder of a 999 year Ground Lease from 1980, subject to a ground rent of £0.01 per annum BUSINESS RATES Rateable Value - £4,350 VAT VAT may be applicable in addition to the sale price at the prevailing rate. LICENSING & PLANNING A3 Café/Restaurant The business currently operates with the benefit of a licence for the sale of alcohol by retail on the premises only and also for the performance of live music. Further details are available on request. Please see below link to the Sleaford Master Plan which aims to set out a framework and strategy for the change and growth of the town over the next 20 to 25 years.

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Added on Rightmove:
13 February 2018

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