The property is located on Main Road (A1214), Kesgrave close to the junction with Edmonton Road. The A1214 is a busy arterial road linking Martlesham Heath to Ipswich. The A12 is within 2 miles providing excellent transport links with Martlesham and Woodbridge. Ipswich town centre is within 4 miles of the property.
The property occupies a prominent roadside position within a predominantly residential area.
The property extends to 0.54 acres (0.219 hectares).
The property comprises a former petrol forecourt, garage building, toilet block and former semi-detached house arranged upon a large surfaced site.
The garage building is of brick construction under a pitched corrugated asbestos roof incorporating translucent panels and a parapet fa�ade. The property has been divided and currently provides a sales office for the forecourt car sales tenant, stainless steel workshop and vacant garage/workshop with store room to the rear. The specification to the main garage included suspended ceiling, suspended fluorescent strip lighting, oil fired hot air blower and three phase electricity. The building is served by a roller shutter door to the front and two further roller shutter doors at the rear.
The former house is of timber frame construction under a pitched tiled roof and comprises a kitchen, store cupboards, office and WC on the ground floor and further storage/office accommodation to the first floor.
A shared WC is located within a separate block at the rear of the building.
The property provides the following approximate gross internal floor areas:
Car Sales Office332 sq ft( 30.80 sq m)
Stainless Steel Workshop678 sq ft( 62.95 sq m)
Vacant Garage/Workshop1,980 sq ft(183.97 sq m) Former House (Office) 608 sq ft( 56.52 sq m)
Total Gross Internal Area 3,598 sq ft(334.24 sq m)
We understand that mains electricity, water and drainage are connected. We have not tested any of the services and all interested parties should rely upon their own enquiries with the relevant utility company in connection with the availability and capacity of all those serving the property including IT and telecommunications links.
It is understood that two 35,000 litre tanks sit beneath
the forecourt which have not been decommissioned.
Car Sales Forecourt and Office MRL Car Sales£9,600 pax
Front WorkshopJohn Pratt£3,000 pax
Rear YardSpruce and Shine Car Wash£6,600 pax
Small Corner Parking AreaKevin Knights£3,300 pax
Total Income£22,500 pax
internal repairing basis with rent paid monthly in advance.
We anticipate the vacant workshop, former house and ancillary yard to have an estimated rental value of £16,500 per annum.
According to the Valuation Office Agency website the property currently has the following Rateable Values:
MRL Car Sales Office and Forecourt £6,400
Spruce and Shine Car Wash £8,000
The property is considered suitable for either commercial or residential development, subject to planning. All interested parties should make their own enquiries with the local planning authority.
Offers are invited in the region of £595,000 for the freehold interest, subject to the existing tenancies.
Each party is to be responsible for their own legal costs.
Energy Performance Certificate Ratings
Office Buildings - G-171
Workshop and Garage - G - 153
East Suffolk Council, East Suffolk House, Station Road, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1RT.
Telephone: 01394 444832.
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