High Street, Earlston, Berwickshire TD4 6BT
Rental Offers Over per year
Deceptively LARGE town centre premises
Established Use Class 2 (Office)
Potential for retail or café uses, subject to planning
Accommodation: Front shop/ General Office, two further offices, kitchen, store and WCs
Net Internal Area 114.76 sq m (1,235 sq ft)
The unit is situated in a good trading position to the east of Earlston town centre.
Earlston is a historic town situated in the Lauderdale Valley to the north east of the central borders, conveniently located for access to the main Borders towns. It is an attractive town reported to date back to the 1200’s and lays its claim to fame as the home of Thomas Learmonth, better known as Thomas the Rhymer.
The settlement is a bustling town situated on the edge of the A68 trunk road. It has a population of approximately 1,779 according to the 2011 population census, an increase of around 4% of the population recorded in 2001 and has a good degree of passing traffic.
The market Square which was laid out as a rose garden to mark the coronation of Queen Elizabeth and provides a pleasant town square and centre. The town benefits from a good selection of local facilities including some independent shops, public houses, a church, reputable schools with a newly completed high school at Georgefield to the east of the town all within walking distance of the property. The town is well placed for commuting to the main borders towns and Edinburgh.
Deceptively large premises which were formerly the Royal Bank of Scotland offices.
The original part of the property comprises the ground floor of this two storey plus attic level terrace. The property has been extended to the rear with a single storey extension of cavity brick construction with rendered finish under roof clad in mineral felt. The property includes an area of garden grounds to the rear.
Internally the premises are presented in good order and the accommodation currently comprises:
A general office/front shop, east hall, two further offices, large store room, kitchen/staffroom, ladies and gents WCs and cleaners cupboard.
Externally, there is an enclosed yard to the rear accessible via the unit itself or directly from the High Street. This garden is south facing and may offer scope for an outside dining area if the unit were to be occupied as a café.
The subjects have been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to the following floor areas:
£6,500 effective from 01-Apr-2017.
Under the small business rate relief scheme (SBRR) it is anticipated that the subject will be eligible for up to 100% rates relief. Effective from 1st April 2017 the threshold for 100% rates relief is due to increase to cover units with a rateable value of up to £15,000.
Available on flexible terms by way of a new Full Repairing and Insuring lease.
In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any land and buildings transaction tax, registration dues and VAT thereon.
On the conclusion of legal missives.
Unless otherwise stated the prices quoted are exclusive of VAT. Any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in connection with this transaction.
By appointment with the sole agents.
Edwin Thompson, Chartered Surveyors