The property comprises a substantial brick building, the major section dating from 1949 and having a total frontage to North Street of some 12.56m together with a self-contained 3 bed roomed flat on the 1st floor above. There is a total retail sales area on ground floor of some 1925 ft.² (178.84 sq.m) The property also has the benefit of car parking facilities in the yard at the rear together with further ancillary out offices including stores, garage and admin office. The business is offered for sale freehold as a going concern and recent years turnover figures may be available to bona fide purchasers in confidence on application to the selling agents. The advent of this type of property provides a buyer with a rare opportunity to acquire a long-standing business and premises in a prime location in one of the main shopping streets of Bourne town centre. The business comprises Ladies and Mens Clothing selling British and European labels as well as extreme and exquisite ladies lingerie and hosiery. Each section comprises approximately one third of the total selling area and are fully interconnected within. Each may be described as follows:
21 North Street ( Gents Retailers)
45' 3" deep total by x 12' 10" max/11'6" min width at rear (13.79m x 3.91m) extending to approximately 558.84 sq.ft. (51.90 sq.m).Full height hardwood framed glazed entrance door with similar side display windows with raised display platforms within. At rear of shop are 2 changing cubicles, one with fire exit door to outside. Ceiling mounted heat exchanger unit. Towards the rear is a staircase to first-floor retail/display area (22'3" by 12'5" - 277 sq.ft.—25.73 sq.m) also having heat exchange unit and changing cubicle.
23 North Street(Ladies fashion retail section)
53' 3" total depth x 13' 5" wide approx. (16.23m x 4.09m) 716.21 sq.ft.—66.55 sq.m) inset recessed hardwood framed fully glazed entrance door with full height display windows and flanking and display shelving within. There are 2 changing cubicles to rear and 2 stand-by cubicles. Ceiling mounted heat exchange unit.
Centre Section (Ladies lingerie)
44' 10" deep x 14' 6" wide(13.67m x 4.42m) approx 650.32 sq.ft.– 60.47 sq.m) ceiling mounted heat exchanger unit. Changing cubicle. (Please note all internal measurements are taken to wall display shelving/framing as existing) Door at rear off which are staff facilities as follows
9' 8" minimum x 7' 1" (2.95m x 2.16m) steel sink unit with cupboard under, quarry tiled floor, fire exit door to outside rear yard.
low-level WC and pedestal wash basin, extractor fan, quarry tiled floor.
low-level WC, wash basin, extractor fan, quarry tiled floor
10' x 8' 7" (3.05m x 2.62m) Located at the rear
A shared tarmac yard at the rear of the property provides facility for 4 car parking spaces, having access directly off North Street via a driveway adjacent to the adjoining shop. Twin wrought iron gates give access onto the concrete crazy paved extensive rear yard at the back of the building for bin storage area and 2 steps down to the rear door of the restroom providing access directly into the shop.
11' 2" x 8' 9" (3.40m x 2.67m) night storage heater, telephone point.
17' 1" x 9' 2" (5.21m x 2.79m) plus further storage area in L-shape off.
Adjacent to the garage is a brick and asbestos roofed Stock store which is divided into 2 equal sections of approximately 18' x 14' (5.49m x 4.27m) each internally. The rear section has lined ceiling and there is interior access to the garage and exterior door to the front section.
The self-contained first-floor flat provides accommodation as follows: Off the rear yard the main entrance door opens into a ground floor hallway lobby with staircase up to the main landing. The main landing is in an L-shape and gives access to 2 reception rooms at the front of the building overlooking North Street, fitted kitchen, a total of 3 bedrooms as well as main bathroom and shower room. Central heating is via gas-fired boiler with radiators. The flat is currently let at £495 pcm on an assured short hold tenancy.
UPVC half double glazed front door opens to ground floor Entrance Hall: 3.76m x 3.25m (12'4" by 10'8") radiator, part quarry tiled floor and remainder carpeted, cupboard in corner housing gas-fired central heating boiler and gas meter, staircase to first-floor accommodation.
serving all rooms having 3 radiators and central heating programmer.
15' x 14' 5" (4.57m x 4.39m) gas fire, radiator
14' 6" x 13' 5" (4.42m x 4.09m) gas fire in ornamental Bradstone surround with flanking shelving each side, radiator.
12' 4" x 9' 5" (3.76m x 2.87m) fitted floor cupboard units and worktops to most 3 walls, tall cupboards and wall cupboard, splashback tiling, inset 1 1/4 bowl sink drainer and mixer tap, space for washer and for fridge, radiator, boarded ceiling, space for electric cooker with filter hood above.
11' 8" x 10' 11" (3.56m x 3.33m) radiator, cupboard corner.
coloured suite comprising panelled bath, pedestal basin, low-level WC, radiator, fully tiled walls, built-in airing cupboard with shelving and hot tank. Separate shower cubicle off landing with electric shower unit and radiator.
13' 5" x 10' 5" (4.09m x 3.18m) radiator.
15' 8" x 11' 10" (4.78m x 3.61m) radiator, windows to side and rear, fitted double wardrobes.
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The entrance to the property is at the rear of Jesse Bellamy shop off their rear yard. Car parking space may be available by negotiation.
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In all a rare opportunity to acquire this important business and premises in entirety in the market town of Bourne, having it’s own convenient living accommodation on site. It is felt there is scope for internet selling of goods as Viewing: Strictly by prior appointment to be arranged through Eckfords Property Scene, Bourne 01778 426215. Email - firstname.lastname@example.org Energy Rating: 112 (E) Shops Flat: F