TENUREDevelopment Opportunity, Under Offer, For Sale Leasehold
POSTED ON6th November 2019
Pryn Court comprises of a four storey office building which has been converted to provide office accommodation to the first floor with the subject premises at second floor currently employed as office accommodation. The ground floor has recently been refurbished to provide four flats. The area of the building to be sold comprises the second floor accommodation which was refurbished to provide modern open plan and cellular offices with ancillary stores, toilet and changing rooms. The building is Grade II* listed as it forms part of the central administration block and ward blocks of the Royal Naval Hospital. Pryn Court in connected to the other buildings around the quadrangle by a Tuscan Colonnade to the inner side of the courtyard.
The premises benefit from a listed building consent and a planning consent, APPLICATION NO:18/00692/LB, for a Change of use from offices (Class B1) to 4 apartments (Class C3).
The scheme provides 3 x 2 bedroom and 1 x 1 bedroom apartments within the popular Millfields mixed use development.
The Millfields, the area is considered to be one of the earliest examples of block system hospital development known as the pavilion plan. In 1898 Millfields was enlarged and refurbished. Since this time little has changed in terms of layout with the exception of bomb damage to some buildings during the Second World War. The historical importance of the Millfields to Plymouth and England was recognised in 1977 when the Millfields was designated as a conservation area.
The Millfields was sold by the Ministry of Defence in 1990 and has since been redeveloped by unrelated parties in a series of phases. Projects have been completed for residential and commercial uses in the northern, southern and western sectors with St Dunstan's Abbey School occupying the eastern end of Millfields.
The subject property forms part of a large planned group of historic buildings, set within a quadrangle, some of which have being converted to provide residential and office accommodation in more recent years. Pryn Court occupies part of the north section of the quadrangle located roughly at its mid-point to the south of Craigie Drive with the Millfields Estate.