The property is situated within Burnley town centre within an established parade of independent specialist retailers, other neighbouring occupants include DW Sports, Subway, Marks and Spencer and Howarth Gallery. St James Street is the main bus route into the town centre with a considerable number of passengers embarking and departing at the nearby bus stops.
The property is of stone construction beneath a pitched slate roof and comprises of a double fronted two storey retail premises with a large adjoining Townhouse. The retail accommodation offers a generous ground floor sales area with ancillary storage on the first floor which could be developed as apartments, subject to obtaining planning. The Townhouse has enormous potential for redevelopment subject to appropriate planning consent being obtained. The property has been used for the sale and restoration of antiques for the last few years and is very well presented throughout having been extensively refurbished in recent years. In addition there is also the benefit of generous basement storage and a south facing balcony to the rear overlooking the river Brun.
• All new flooring to the ground floor.
• All of the property has been re-roofed.
• The premises have been rewired and re-plumbed and a kitchen was fitted.
• New full gas fired central heating was installed in 2016.
• There is a new working multi-fuel stove set in an original stone fireplace to the showroom and an attractive balcony overlooking the river Brun to the rear.
• The shop has been refurbished to a high standard with stone flagged floors, new carpets extensive new lighting and quality decorations throughout.
• Basement repainted.
Ground floor sales area 65.9 sq.m (710.1 sq.ft)
Male and Female WC
Storeroom 27 sq.m (291.4 sq.ft)
Interview room 6.9 sq.m (74.8 sq.ft)
Workshop 17 sq.m (183.6 sq.ft)
Office 9.37 sq.m (100.9 sq.ft)
Kitchen 11.5 sq.m (124.1 sq.ft)
Town House cont.
Workshop 1 14.3 sq.m (154.8 sq ft)
Workshop 2 12.9 sq.m (139.1 sq.ft)
Storeroom 1 7.8 sq.m (84.4 sq.ft)
Storeroom 2 4.9 sq.m (53.0 sq.ft)
Storeroom 3 14.4 sq.m (155.0 sq.ft)
NIA 192.4 sq.m (2071.4 sq.ft)
The property has the benefit of all mains electricity including gas fired central heating.
It is the prospective purchaser's responsibility to verify that all appliances, services and systems are in working order, and are of adequate capacity and suitable for their purpose.
It is possible that the Townhouse could be used again for residential subject to planning and the upper floors could quite readily be converted into residential accommodation. There is internal access to the first floors above 144 and 146 St James Street.
It is the prospective purchaser's responsibility to verify that their intended use is acceptable to the local planning authority.
We are informed by the Valuation Office Agency Website that property has a Rateable Value of £13,000 per annum (2018/19).
£245,000 (Two hundred and forty-five thousand)
Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs incurred.
An Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.
All prices quoted may be exclusive of but may be subject to VAT at the prevailing rate.
Petty Chartered Surveyors
Imperial Chambers, Manchester Road
Burnley, BB11 1HH