RETAIL/ TEA ROOM/ OFFICE USE
Halliwells, SELKIRK, Scottish Borders, TD7 4BL
Offers over £69,950
The subjects are situated in a prominent position fronting onto Market Place within Selkirk town centre.
Selkirk has a population of approximately 6,000 and benefits from a central position within the Scottish Borders with good road links to the north and south via the A7 arterial route which itself provides a high degree of passing trade.
Market Place itself is predominately characterised by a mix of retail and office uses at ground level, generally with residential accommodation on upper levels.
The town in located approximately 5 miles to the south of Galashiels, 11 miles to the north of Hawick, the largest population bases within the Borders with populations of approximately 14,000 and 16,000 respectively.
A double fronted shop unit with central access door providing good display frontage to Market Place, occupying the ground floor of a Category B Listed 19th Century terraced building. The building is of painted whinstone construction which is on two principal floors plus attic level with a two storey off shoot to the rear.
A periwig maker, named Halliwell used the buildings from 1712. By 1763, the close was owned mainly by Halliwell, hence the name Halliwells close.
Halliwells has most recently been occupied as a Butchers but was a hardware/ ironmongers between c. 1801 and 1981. Fred Robson the last ironmonger, exhibited interesting ironmongery in the back rooms. The back rooms (now in separate ownership) are now a museum,.
The unit is fitted out to a good specification, the accommodation comprises :
Front shop with preparation area to the rear, hallway to the east providing access to WC and understairs storage cupboard; rear shop with access off Halliwells Close, the vennel to the east is accessed off Halliwells Close (the vennel providing separate delivery/service access).
The subjects have been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to 89.22 sq m (960 sq ft).
The Small Business Rates Relief Scheme provides rates relief to help small businesses in Scotland. For the 2017/18 financial year upto 100% rates relief is available for business with a combined rateable value (of all business premises in Scotland) with a Rateable Value of £15,000 or less subject to application and eligibility. Further details are available from the Business Rates Team at Scottish Borders Council. Tel. 0845 3000341.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in relation to this transaction.
Strictly by appointment with the sole agents, Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883
E-mail: [email protected]
Town centre unit
Deceptively large with well appointed accommodation
Versatility for sub-division or separate use of the rear
Side access via Halliwells Close
Excellent display frontage to Market Place
Net Internal Area 89.22 sq m (960 sq ft)