The High Street in Gorleston is a thriving retail area popular with a variety of national and local niche occupiers including national retailers Wilco and Farmfoods and local retailers Heaven Hair & Beauty and Fleetwoods Butchers, the Gorleston Social Club is positioned close by and opposite is the recently opened Wetherspoons, The Williams Adams, which has become an extremely popular destination.
The subject property comprises an attached two storey building of traditional rendered brick construction beneath a mix of pantile and flat roofing. The property is split into a ground floor retail premises currently being used as a tattoo studio together with a first floor one bedroom flat and a one bedroom bedsit.
The ground floor shop benefits from display windows to the High Street and direct pedestrian access. This leads into an open plan reception with vinyl flooring and wall displays with suspended ceiling and fluorescent lighting. There are three individual studio rooms off this main area along a rear corridor with toilet facilities also to the rear. The main principal tattoo studio is to the front with a side storage area and rear utility area which contains the gas central heating boiler.
There is rear access out to a fully enclosed garden/yard area.
The first floor is accessed via a separate entrance to the front of the property via a UPVC door. Stairs lead to a first floor landing providing access to the two residential units.
There is a one bedroom flat to the front providing lounge, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom. The unit to the rear provides a one bedroom bedsit with kitchen and shower room.
Ground floor retail 59.69 sq m (610 sq ft)
Ancillary studios and utility areas 65.10 sq m (700 sq ft)
Total: 121.79 sq m (1310 sq ft)
We believe that mains electricity, water, drainage and gas are connected to the property. The ground floor shop has its own separate central heating and so do the upper floor apartments.
The freehold of the property with the benefit of the existing tenancies is available at a guide price of £195,000.
The property is assessed for business rates as a retail shop with ancillary studios with a rateable value of £7,700.
The two first floor apartments are assessed as Council Tax Band A.
The ground floor of the property is currently occupied by Joes Tattoos. This company may wish to remain as a tenant to the property or provide vacant possession as required.
The two first floor residential dwellings are held on assured shorthold tenancies. The current rents are £400 pcm for the front flat and £280 pcm for the rear bedsit.
Strictly by appointment with the selling agents, BYCROFT COMMERCIAL, tel: 01493 844489.