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Below Stairs, Flat 1 & Flat 2, Old Stamp House, Church Street, Ambleside, LA22 0BU
Price: £550,000
Type: A1 - High Street

Property Details

LOCATION
Ambleside is arguably the most popular town in the Lake District National Park and the property is located in a relatively level position close to the centre on Church Street with a wide variety of amenities including shops, restaurants, bars etc. Ambleside is a highly popular tourist destination in the heart of the Lake District National Park well placed for a variety of retail uses with excellent foot fall.

DESCRIPTION
An excellent opportunity to acquire a substantial and prominent Grade II Listed freehold property in a central village location. Consisting of a commercial shop premises and two self contained apartments with vast potential.

The retail premises occupy 560 square feet of retail space which incorporates two rooms, the main retail area and the office/ store. With prominent window display in a desirable central location in the heart of this highly popular Lakeland town which attracts vast numbers of visitors throughout the year. There is a separate cloaks room with WC and wash hand basin.

Whilst above the shop there are two self contained apartments. Presently the first floor apartment provides two double bedroom accommodation, whilst the second floor apartment at present has one spacious double bedroom. However there is fantastic scope to extend the premises into the rear room which has been utilised as storage for the shop, furthermore there is an opportunity to extend into the attic which would allow the creation of a generous sized maisonette.

Although most recently operated as a well established and successful kitchen business the premises may alternatively be used for other retail uses. The premises will suit a variety of buyers whether wanting to operate their own business or equally for investors looking to rent the premises. We expect the retail premises will rent for £12,500 – £15,000 per annum.

ACCOMMODATION
Below Stairs

Description
Opportunity to acquire excellent business premises on a new and long 999 year lease. The premises occupy 560 square feet of retail space which incorporates two rooms, the main shop area
(29’5 x 13’) ( 9m x 4m) and the office/store 1’5 x 9’11) ( 3.5m x 3m).

With prominent window display in a desirable central location in the heart of this highly popular Lakeland town which attracts vast numbers of visitors throughout the year. There is a separate cloaks room with WC and wash hand basin. Although most recently operated as a well established and successful kitchen business the premises may alternatively be used for other retail uses. The premises will suit a variety of buyers whether wanting to operate their own business or equally for investors looking to rent the premises. We expect the premises could command an annual rent £12,500 – £15,000 per annum.

Flat 1

Accommodation
External staircase leading to communal front door. Private front door leading into Flat 1 Old Stamp House.

Hallway
Wide reception area providing ideal cloaks area.

Bathroom
Three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Airing cupboard housing cylinder. Tiled floor and extractor.

Kitchen
9’10 x 7’08 ( 2.93m x 2.33m)
Basic selection of wall and base units with stainless steel sink unit. Electric cooker point. Plumbing for washing machine. Part wall tiled with serving hatch.

Lounge
15’01 x 10’11 ( 4.58m x 3.31m)
Good sized room with feature curved bay window. TV point. Night storage heater.

Bedroom One
12’5 x 12’1 ( 3.77m x 3.66m)
Generously proportioned dual aspect double room. Shallow built in wardrobe. Fire escape. Night storage heater.

Bedroom Two
10’6 x 9’08 ( 3.18m x 2.94m)
Double Room with night storage heater.

Flat 2

Accommodation
External staircase leading to communal front door. Steps up to the second floor leading to private front door.

Hallway
With cloaks area and cupboard.

Kitchen
12’3 x 6’8 (3.71m x 2.02m)
Basic selection of base units with stainless steel sink unit. Electric cooker point. Plumbing for washing machine. Pantry cupboard. Steps leading up to:

Living Room
13’3 x 11’11 ( 4.02m x 2.02m)
A light and airy dual aspect spacious room. Feature original cast iron surround with tiled hearth. TV point.

Bedroom
13’3 x 10’9 (4.02m x 3.27m)
Generously proportioned double room.

Bathroom
White three piece suite comprising of panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Part wall tiled. Airing cupboard housing cylinder.

Storage
16’09 x 12’07 ( 5.09m x 3.81m)
Additionally on the second floor there is a store room which could be incorporated into Flat 2. Making an ideal second bedroom. The room is a spacious dual aspect room with views towards Loughrigg and Black Fell.

Hallway
With steps leading up to third floor. Landing with exposed floorboards and skylight.

Room One
11’5 x 10’7 ( 3.46m x 3.20m)
Front room with useful dormer window and views of Fairfield

Room Two
23’7 x 13’3 ( 7.16m x 4.02m)
Attic room with restricted access and head height.

Room Three
11’4 x 7’03 ( 3.44m x 2.20m)
Steps leading to a good sized room which could make additional accommodation, subject to extensive renovation.

SERVICES
Mains water, electric and drainage.

OUTGOINGS
Council Tax Band
Flat 1
B
Flat 2
B

Rateable Value (Shop)
£6,200. Actual amount payable £2,889.20. This could be reduced to ZERO if the purchaser is entitled to Small Business Rates Relief. More details can be obtained from the Local Authority South Lakeland District Council 01539 733333.

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