30 Birks Road, Cleator Moor, CA25 5HR
The subject property is situated on Birks Road in Cleator Moor on the west side of Cumbria. Cleator Moor is circa 4 miles south east of Whitehaven and 3 miles North of Egremont. Workington is 4 miles to the north, Carlisle being 40 miles to the northeast. Keswick is 26 miles to the east and is reached from the A66 which in turn provides access to the M6 at the Penrith Junction 40 which is 43 miles away.
Birks Road is located close to the centre of Cleator Moor and is accessed directly from the B5295 High Street. Cleator Moor is a small town with a population of 6,939 (2001 Census) and was historically based around the Iron Works Industry. The town has a small retail centre, which comprises mainly of neighbourhood shops, public houses and central services and there is also a market square.
The subject property is situated within a predominantly residential area directly north of the town centre. The attached plan shows the situation and location.
The property provides a mid terrace two storey former public house with residential accommodation above.
The property is of brick-block construction, which is render and painted in part and has a pitched slate roof to the front and pitched slate roof to the rear offshoot. There is a single storey lean to/extension to the rear. The property has part UPVC double-glazing and part wood framed windows.
Internally, the front door on Birks Road provides access to the ground floor public house and first floor flat. The ground floor accommodation provides a front bar, rear toilets, extension and access to a small yard area. The rear extension and bar both have trap doors leading to the drinks cellar.
The ground floor stairs lead to first floor living accommodation which briefly comprises two bedrooms, a living room, kitchen and bathroom.
We understand the property provides the following approximate gross internal floor areas:
Ground Floor Former Public House 78.78m2 (848 sq ft)
1st Floor Flat 58.85m2 (633 sq ft)
Approximate Gross Internal Area 137.63m2 (1,481sq ft)
It is understood that the premises is connected to mains electricity, water and gas and is connected to the mains drainage system. Heating is by way of a combi boiler situated in the loft which supplies wall mounted premier radiators throughout the ground and first floor accommodation.
None of the services have been tested and prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves of the current condition.
From enquires made of the Valuation Office Agency website, the ground floor of 30 Birks Road is described as a Public House and Premises and has a 2010 Rateable Value of £10,150 (effective date 1 April 2010).
Prospective purchasers should check the exact rates payable with Copeland Borough Council, tel: 0845 054 8600.
We understand the property is held freehold and is to be sold with vacant possession.
The premises are available at a price of £85,000 exclusive for the freehold interest with vacant possession.
Please note that our client is not obliged to accept the highest or any offer without prejudice and subject to contact.
All figures quoted are exclusive of VAT where applicable.
Each party to bear their own legal costs in the preperation and settlement of any sale documentation together with any VAT thereon.
The property is available to view by prior appointment with Edwin Thompson LLP Contact:
John Haley, [email protected],
Tel: 01228 548385
Former Public House with Residential Flat above
Available with vacant possession
Freehold price – Offers in the region of £85,000 exclusive