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For sale: POA|Residential, Hotel, Office, Flat, House, Light Industrial, Storage, Offices, Industrial


ADDRESSRoyal Mail, Keith Delivery Office, 130 Mid Street, Keith, Moray, AB55 5AA
TYPEResidential, Hotel, Office, Flat, House, Light Industrial, Storage, Offices, Industrial
TENUREInvestment Opportunity, For Sale Freehold
POSTED ON14th January 2020


Substantial Stone Building
Rear Yard
Potential For Residential At Upper Floors
Ground Floor Let To Royal Mail Group Limited
Passing Rent: £14,570p.a
Fixed Increase To: £15,308p.a
Expiry: 24th March 2022
o/o £149,000


The property is situated on the west side of Mid Street within a busy commercial residential area of Keith in the North of Scotland. Keith is a busy town on the A96 Trunk road from Aberdeen to Inverness situated approx. 55 miles east of Inverness and 48 miles north west of Aberdeen. It has a good range of facilities and good transport links. The unit is located on the main shopping street in the town. Neighbouring occupiers include residential dwellings, The Commercial Hotel, Wah Lings Chinese Take Away & Sean Mulligans Opticals.


The property comprises a substantial 2 story with converted attic space commercial development of traditional stone construction surmounted by a pitched roof overlaid in slate. Originally built in 1911, the subjects are Grade B listed and are currently occupied at ground floor and rear yard level.

The subjects have been extended to the rear by way of a single storey development with a pitched metal profile roof. The ground floor has been partitioned to form reception, office, w.c facilities and main sorting office to the rear.

Within the rear yard, there is a single storey outhouse which is currently used as ancillary storage.

The upper floors are accessed via a separate entrance at the south facade of the property, leading to a single staircase to the upper floors. Previously used as office space, the property is presented with many original period features within the high ceilings. The upper floors would lend themselves to residential development.


The subjects have been measured on a Net internal area basis to extend to the following;

Ground: 188.73sqm (2,031sq ft)
Ancillary Store: 53.37sqm (574sq ft)

1st Floor: 87.02sqm (937sq ft)
2nd Floor: 56.88sqm (612sq ft)

Total: 386sqm (4,155sq ft)


The subjects have been entered onto the valuation roll with the following NAV/RV

130 Mid St: £5,900
132 Mid St: £9,000

Executive Summary

The ground floor and yard are currently held on a full repairing and insuring head lease on the following terms:

Tenant: Royal Mail Group Limited
Expiry: 24th March 2022
Rent: £14,570p.a
Fixed Increase: 25/3/20 £14,934p.a
25/3/21 £15,308p.a

The tenant has the option to extend the lease on 25th March 2022 for a further 10 year providing the landlord with 6 months written notice.

Should the lease be extended, a fixed rent increase of 2.5% annually will be exercised.


The property is available on a freehold basis for offers in excess of £149,000 representing a potential gross initial yield of 9.7% with reversionary yield increasing to 10.2%


The transaction has not been elected for V.A.T


Available on request


By appointment only


Available on request


Each party shall bear their own legal costs incurred in the transaction


Location: Royal Mail, Keith Delivery Office, 130 Mid Street, Keith, Moray, AB55 5AA

Keith (0.7 miles)

Huntly (9.4 miles)

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