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A freehold office investment let on full repairing & insuring terms at a current passing rental of £36,920.04 per annum exclusive.

Unexpired lease term of approximately 4 years, 10 months with 2-yearly upwards only RPI rent reviews.

Let to Witherslack Group Limited with an Experian Credit Score of 100 and Risk Factor of Very Low Risk.

The property is a former stone and slate dwelling situated within attractive grounds and in a desirable location with good access to the local road network, The M6 and The Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

Purchase price – £575,000 exclusive – no VAT payable

• Floor Area 260 sqm (2,800 sqft)
• Two storey unit suitable for a range of workshop, studio or storage uses
• Potential for office use
• Rural location on main A65 about 6 miles from Junction 36 of M6 Motorway
• Just outside the picturesque market town of Kirkby Lonsdale

Kirkby Lonsdale is a picturesque market town, situated between the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District on the Cumbria-Lancashire border, with a population of around 1,800. Traditionally a farming area the town also has business parks and tourist business throughout the year. It is 6 miles from the M6 J36 and 14 miles from Kendal. Local facilities include a secondary school, a wide selection of independent shops, cafes, pubs and a leisure centre. Kirkby Lonsdale Business Park lies just outside the town on the main A65. The business park has 8 units in two 2 storey blocks used for a range of light industrial and office businesses.

The unit is steel portal frame with blockwork inner walls faced with stone and timber cladding, slate tiled roofs, upvc windows and concrete floors. Inside it is divided on the ground floor to provide an entrance lobby with stairs to the first floor, main workshop/ store area with a disabled WC, shower and wc and walk-in stores off. On the first floor, the space is divided into a kitchen with an office adjoining, an office and two work room areas. Outside is a parking forecourt and communal parking areas on the estate.

Total Gross Internal Area 260 sq m (2,800 sq ft)

We are advised that mains water, electricity, gas and drainage are connected to the property. No warranty is given regarding the working order of any appliances or services referred to in these particulars.

The property is offered on a new full repairing lease for a term of 5 years or more with 3-year rent reviews and a 3 year option to break if required.

Fixtures & Fittings
Any items in the nature of fixtures and fittings not referred to in these particulars are excluded.

Prospective purchasers or tenants should satisfy themselves that their proposed use complies with all planning regulations by making inquiries with the local planning authority.

Not yet separately assessed.

Energy Performance Certificate
Energy Rating: C. A copy of the EPC is available on our website.

Vat & Stamp Duty
All reference to price, premium or rent are deemed to be exclusive of VAT unless expressly stated otherwise. Stamp duty is liable at the prevailing rates.

If you require financial assistance, we can refer you to a local professional who can advise on sources of finance and prepare a business plan which most lenders now require.

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents, Mere Commercial. Tel. 017684 83498. E-mail.

Retail Unit with Display Window
Grade II Listed Building
Two Good Size Sales Areas
Cellar Stock Room
Outside Toilet
Within the Popular Market Town of Kirkby Lonsdale

Description: A Grade II Listed retail unit in a prominent trading position in the heart of Kirkby Lonsdale with distinctive frontage on to Main Street and internally having plenty of wall space, display area, kitchenette, cellar and outside toilet.

This well proportioned ground floor premises is currently used as a hairdressers but offers tremendous scope for a range of purposes, subject to the landlords approval and any necessary change of planning use.

Property Overview: This premises is a "blank" canvas ready for a new tenant. Being situated in the heart of the town on Main Street, it commands a good high street presence and as such high volume of footfall. The property itself benefits from a large front window which is very useful for displays.

Internally the shop is light and well proportioned. Step up into the front sales area, the inner lobby provides access to the cellar which might be useful for storage. To the rear is a kitchenette which has wall and base units with complimentary worktop and stainless steel sink. There is a door at the rear which provides right of way access outside to the toilet in a small outhouse.

Location: Kirkby Lonsdale has been voted one of the top places to live in the North West of England for the fourth year in a row. With its range of independent shops, restaurants and bars, it is the ideal base from which to explore the surrounding spectacular countryside. The town is famous for John Ruskin View and Devils Bridge. The M6 is a short 10-minute drive away to Junction 36, providing easy access to Southern and Northern parts, as well as local towns such as Kenda and Only 20 Miles to the ever so popular Lakes District National Park.

Accommodation (with approximate dimensions)

Ground Floor Front 15' 0" x 14' 2" (4.57m x 4.32m)

Ground Floor Rear 15' 11" x 10' 2" (4.85m x 3.1m)

Lower Ground Floor Front 15' 4" x 14' 11" (4.67m x 4.55m)

Lower Ground Floor Rear 14' 11" x 14' 5" (4.55m x 4.39m)

Property Information:

Services: Mains drainage, water and electricity.

Rateable Value: £11,000

Lease Terms: A new lease on terms to be agreed with the landlord

Legal Costs: The ingoing tenant is to be responsible for the landlords reasonable legal costs incurred in connection with the preparation of the lease

Viewings Strictly by appointment with Hackney & Leigh Kirkby Office.

Energy Performance Certificate: The full Energy Performance Certificate is available on our website and also at any of our offices.


Stunning 18th century coaching inn
10 individually styled en suite bedrooms
Lounge bar, snug & dining restaurant (85)
Turnover 31/03/20 £364,398. Profits £124,478
Lawned beer gardens: 50. Private parking: 30
1 bed manager's accommodation. Energy Rating C