Grade II listed office building - may suit alternative uses, subject to planning
The property is centrally located towards the southern end of Quarry street, which links High street with the A281. The buildings westerly outlook boasts fantastic views across the River Wey Navigation and beyond to The Mount. The High street can be accessed within approx. 300m from the subject property which in turn provides a vast array of town centre amenities including prime retailing, restaurants, bars and banks. Furthermore, Guildford mainline railway station is approximately 10 minutes’ walk providing regular direct rail services to London Waterloo (35 mins), Gatwick airport and Reading. Guildford, often referred to as the ‘county town’ of Surrey, is situated just off the A3 London to Portsmouth trunk road and only 8 miles from the M25 (junction 10). Furthermore, Guildford is ideally placed to benefit from the south east’s excellent transport infrastructure including easy access to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports, which are located equidistant from the town.
Diocesan House is a Grade II Listed office building and the former administrative headquarters of the Guildford diocese who until recently had occupied the building from circa 1930. The original part of the building is thought to date from the 1700’s with more recent additions to the rear constructed during the latter part of the 20th century. the building retains many original period features and a wealth of history. Internally, the accommodation is primarily situated over ground and first floors and comprises a mixture of smaller cellular offices and larger open plan spaces together with kitchen and WC facilities. Furthermore, there is a substantial basement under the original part of the building. The building has two main access points being the original front door accessed directly off Quarry street and a side entrance forming part of the rear extension. Externally, the property benefits from an attractive courtyard garden at the rear which is mainly laid to lawn and features a timber built summerhouse. Along the southern elevation of the extension, there are approximately 7 car parking spaces representing a generous town centre allocation.
Floor GIA - sq ft (sq m) NIA - sq ft (sq m) Basement 418 (38.86) Ground 2,749 (255.39) 2,380 (221.50) First 2,756 (256.05) 2,688 (249.68) TOTAL 5,923 (550.30) 5,068 (470.83)
Offers are invited for the freehold interest in excess of £1.65m. Both conditional and unconditional offers will be considered. We are informed that vat is not applicable to the sale.
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Town Centre Offices
Hook is situated in the district of Hart, in north east Hampshire, 45 miles south west of Central London and 7 miles east of Basingstoke. The property is located along Station Road in the centre of Hook. Hook train station is 100 metres away offering excellent commuter links with London Waterloo accessible in just over an hour. Access to Junction 5 of the M3 motorway is less than 1 mile away. Within a short walk of Stratfield House are the following amenities: Tesco Supermarket, Londis, Boots Pharmacy, Dentist, Doctors Surgery, Butchers, Hotel, Post office and several pubs and restaurants,
Ground Floor 3,735 sq ft 347 sq m First Floor 3,606 sq ft 335 sq m Second Floor 3,617 sq ft 336 sq m Total 10,958 sq ft 1,108 sq m
Prominent 3 storey town centre office building Car parking for 40 cars plus a double garage Hook main line train station less than 100 metres away Passenger lift Suspended ceilings & recessed lighting
To arrange a viewing or to discuss this property in more detail please contact the sole selling/letting agent Hurst Warne 01252 816061.
Modern ground floor offices available to let or for sale on the edge of Reading town centre
The premises are prominently located on Southampton street which forms one of the main traffic routes into Reading town centre, and are situated within walking distance of the Oracle shopping and leisure complex. Also close by is Reading mainline railway station which provides regular high speed services to London Paddington and the west country. Junctions 10 & 11 of the M4 are easily accessible, providing direct access to London, Heathrow Airport, the surrounding area and the national motorway network.
The premises comprise of a ground floor office suite within a mixed use building that can be accessed via a private entrance with attractive arched canopy.
Suite 2 has the benefit of full height demountable glazed partitioning creating a number of private office and meeting rooms.Accommodation
We understand the net internal floor areas (NIA) are as follows;
| | sq ft | sq m |
| Suite 2 | 2,414 | 224.2 |
The property is available on a new FRI lease on flexible terms to be agreed. The long leasehold may also be available to purchase.Amenities Electric Dimplex wall heaters Ceiling and wall mounted air cooling units (in part) Male & female WC’s & separate shared shower and disabled WC 1 car parking space with option for many additional spaces to rent nearby Legal Costs / VAT
Each party to bear their own legal costs. VAT is payable.Viewing & Further Information
Please contact the sole agent for further information or an appointment to view.