Set within the Conservation Area the accommodation comprises a self-contained and characterful two storey building with basement next to the Town centre at the junction of Priory Street and Railway Street.
It is of solid brick frame with L shaped floor plans. In addition, there is a useful basement area. The head height in the basement is restricted.
Externally there is a small shared courtyard.
The property requires modernisation throughout.
The centre of the County town of Hertford is a particularly attractive residential location. It is an historic town with an interesting range of architectural styles and a town centre designated a Conservation Area which includes the old County Court buildings and Hertford Castle. The River Lee passes through it providing attractive riverside walks and ambience. An extensive range of speciality shops and restaurants are within a convenient walk of the property.
Hertford East station closely provides a service to London Liverpool Street and Hertford North station (approximately 1.5 miles) to London Kings Cross.
Approx (Net Internal) Floor Areas -
Basement - 172 Sq Ft + additional unmeasured area
Ground Floor - 660 Sq Ft
First Floor - 668 Sq Ft
Total - 1,500 Sq Ft + additional basement
The existing use of the site is for B1(a) offices.
Planning Permission has been granted to convert the first-floor office into a two-bedroom maisonette which includes 1 off street parking space in the courtyard. The Planning Application Number is 3/16/0226/FUL
Method of Sale
The property is available for sale freehold with vacant possession not conditional on planning.
Best offers together with evidence of financial ability are sought by no later than close of business on Friday 17 August 2018.
VAT - We are informed that the sale will not attract VAT.
Rateable Value - Please see the Valuation Office Agency website (www.voa.gov.uk). Indicated assessment £20,500.
Rates payable 49.3% (2018/19).
Availability - Immediate on completion of legal formalities.
Energy Performance Certificate - Category G (194)
A very unusual opportunity to purchase for owner occupation on a character detached office building.
Situated on the edge of the commercial area this individual building offers accommodation on 2 floors in 2 wings around a central entrance area. Car parking is immediately behind the building.
The Ridgeway is located between Black Fan Road and Bridge Road East with convenient access to the town centre, A1(M) and A414 in the direction of Hertford.
It partly comprises a refurbished period building at the front and partly a modern building built in sympathetic style to the rear including 1st floor with exposed roof trusses. The accommodation is fitted out to modern standards and includes radiator heating and air conditioning. It could be fitted out and used in a number of ways.
Offering an attractive landscaped environment with excellent facilities Welwyn Garden City has attracted many major companies including Roche, Paypoint and Tesco.
The town lies approximately 20 miles north of Central London between Junctions 4 and 6 of the A1(M) with the M25 just 7 miles to the south.
In addition the A414 dual carriageway provides a fast and convenient east-west link to the M1 at Hemel Hempstead and the M11 at Harlow.
The town has a fast electrified train service connected with Kings Cross (25 mins) and Moorgate with underground links at Finsbury Park.
There is an excellent shopping centre including a major John Lewis Department store and the Howard Centre.
Approximate Floor Areas (Net)
Ground floor Wing 1 - 968 sq ft
Wing 2 - 1,039 sq ft
First floor Wing 1 - 964 sq ft
Wing 2 - 713 sq ft
Total - 3,684 sq ft (net)
There are 8+ allocated car space in the courtyard at the rear of the building with other parking opportunities in close proximity.
The property is available for sale freehold.
Details on request.
All terms are subject to VAT where applicable.
Rateable Value - Please see the Valuation Office Agency website (www.voa.gov.uk). Indicated assessment £48,250.
Occupation - To be agreed but probably January 2019.
Energy Performance Certifcate - The unit has an Energy Performance Asset Rating of category D (77).
The specification includes the following -Gas fired radiator central heating. Air Conditioning units. Perimeter trunking incorporating double power points. High specification windows. Fitted kitchen. Exposed roof truss construction upstairs.