Prominent Corner Shop on a Busy Main Road
Ainsworth Lord Estates are thrilled to be offering for rent this Corner Shop/Commercial Property, in good condition. Situated on one of the busiest main roads in the country, this property is highly visible to passing traffic and on an extremely prominent location in Darwen. Properties in these types of locations rarely come to market and we believe this is a rare opportunity to acquire such a property.
The property is in good condition and ready to be occupied.
GROUND FLOOR - SHOWROOM
29' 6" x 14' 9" (9m x 4.5m) This is a clean tidy, open spaced retail/showroom area with plenty of windows looking into it from the main road and adjacent side street. It is currently carpeted and painted and ready to occupy.
The main entrance leads straight in to the showroom from the pavement.
GROUND FLOOR - SEPARATE OFFICE
13' 1" x 7' 10" (4m x 2.4m) There is a self contained office at the back of the showroom area, which will comfortable accommodate 3 decent sized desks. The back door of the building is also in here and leads out into a neat and tidy rear yard.
13' 5" x 11' 5" (4.1m x 3.5m) As you can see from our pictures there is a neat tidy yard at the rear side of the building which is accessed through a gate from the back alley, and through the office in the main building.
SEPARATE WC - FIRST FLOOR
8' 10" x 7' 2" (2.7m x 2.2m) At the back of the upstairs showroom area there is a separate WC with bath and wash-basin.
OUTSIDE - OFF ROAD PARKING SPACES
There is a space suitable for 2 or maybe 3 cars, to park off the road, at the side of the building.
This property has previously been used as a Second Hand Shop, and is classed as with a Ratable Value of £4850. We believe this property qualifies for 100% Small Business Relief so there are no rates to pay. We strongly advise you to check with the local authority (Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council) to confirm this.
Here's the important stuff....
You will require:
Good References AND a Home Owner Guarantor.
The money side....
You will need to pay:
An Application fee of £225 (Non Refundable).
Then at Point of Moving In - First months rent £650
PLUS deposit of £1000
The new tenant will also have to contribute to the cost of preparing the new lease.
Proof of Id will be required.
The tenant be required to contribute legal costs when drawing up the lease.
Remember, this property is available: NOW and will soon go.
Call us TODAY to arrange a viewing at a time convenient for you, including evenings and weekends.
A Large 2 Storey Corner Building
There is Parking to the side of the property on the road
The usual services are supplied to the property, including: Electric, Gas, Water, Mains Sewers.
We cannot confirm if the Water, Gas and Electric are live supplies.
Long term lease available.
Our client is happy to grant a long term lease of upto 25 years.
We cannot agreed to a lease any shorter than 5 years on this property.
Incentives are available and commensurate with the duration of the lease granted.
The new tenants will have to pay towards the Landlord's costs for preparing the lease. We anticipate this contribution to be in the region of £900 inc vat (£750+vat.). This needs to be paid before the lease is drafted.
You must be able to supply a Home Owner Guarantor.
You will be required to pay a deposit of £1000 prior to occupation.
Our application/processing fee for this property is £225 inc vat.
It takes approximately 7-10 days for the lease to be drafted.
The rates on this building will be determined by use.
You may be entitled too small business relief (100% discount) but you must check with the local council to confirm this.
There is no vat on the rent.
There is vat on our application/processing fee, and the costs of preparing the lease.
Tenants are liable to contribute towards the landlords legal cost for the lease, this is approx. £900 (£750 + VAT).
There are no service charges on this property.
There is parking to the side of the building on the road.
We believe this property is suitable for a variety of uses, and may require planning permission for some uses.
We recommend you take advice on this from a planning consultant or the local authority.
Viewings are by appointment only.
All interested parties must register with our office when booking a vieiwng.