- Ground floor retail unit
- Open plan sales area
- Situated a variety of uses
- Prime pitch in tourist town
- Opposite public parking
Excellent ground floor retail unit in Centre of popular tourist Town of Moffat. The property is in close proximity of A74 (M) North and South and the A701 tourist route to Edinburgh passes through. There are ample parking spaces in the middle of the Town Centre.
Moffat, which has a population of around 2,500, lies in the Annandale district of the Dumfries & Galloway Council area and is a former Spa town, now recognised as a popular tourist destination.
Dumfries is the region’s principal settlement and is located 21 miles to the south west. The town is bypassed by the A74(M) motorway which provides excellent road links to the north and south. Glasgow is approximately 59 miles distant with Carlisle around 44 miles.
The town is also located at the intersection of the A701 tourist route to Edinburgh, which lies some 53 miles to the north, and the A708 road to Galashiels, approximately 41 miles to the north east.
The property is located on the western side of the High Street (A701) a short distance to the north of its junction with Church Street. The property fronts the main thoroughfare through the town and occupies a prominent pitch within the main retailing area.Description
The property comprises a ground floor retail unit forming part of a linked, two storey Category ‘C’ listed building. The remainder of the building is in separate ownership and appears to be in residential use.
The main walls are of stone construction with the roof over being pitched and slated.
The unit has a traditional shop frontage comprising central customer entrance door together with two three-quarter height display windows.
The main retail area has, timber lined and painted walls, partially clad with slat walling, as well as a papered and painted ceiling.
This property comprises Open plan Retail Area, Rear Store and Staff WC. The approximate floor area for retail and store is 431 (sq ft)
Door with glass panel leading into open plan area with two windows to front. Dimplex heaters. A partitioned wall leads through to the rear area with door into store.
Fitted shelving and storage.
Stainless steel sink and WC. Further shelved areas for storage. Window to side.
We understand that the property benefits from a Class 1 (Retail) use consent. The unit is however suited to a variety of alternative commercial uses, subject to the necessary Local Authority consents.
The property has mains electricity, water and drainage. The telephone line may be taken over subject to British Telecom Regulations.
Rating Assessment:-£6,200 and would therefore qualify for 100% rates relief under the small bonus scheme
Value Added Tax
We are advised that the property is not VAT
A closing date for offers may be arranged and therefore it would be advisable that prospective purchasers register their interest with the Selling Agents, in writing, and preferably through their Solicitor.
Walker & Sharpe, as Selling Agents, have prepared these particulars with care. No warranty of any kind can be given that any items of electrical or mechanical equipment including, without prejudice to the foregoing generality, the central heating, drainage and electrical systems serving the property are in full working order.
The measurements, taken by sonic tape, are approximate and for guidance only. It is for prospective purchasers to investigate and satisfy themselves as to the basic facts before submitting an offer.