The premises are situated in the heart of Charlwood Village which offers a range of local amenities including convenience store adjacent to this unit, pubs and recreation ground with sports pavilion and football pitch opposite the premises. A more comprehensive shopping and recreational facilities Horley is within 2.7 miles, Ifield 2.8 miles and Gatwick 2.5 miles. There is easy access to the M25 via the M23 at Gatwick through to junction 8 of the M25.
Ideal opportunity for an investor/developer owner. We are instructed to sell the whole premises which currently comprises of a ground floor lock up shop unit with extensive rear workshops and stores and has traded as the Vendors own photocopier business for many years. The property is of brick construction under a tiled roof with some painted rough cast. The upper parts form a very spacious self-contained split-level maisonette with two to three bedrooms and rear roof terrace. There is separate access to both the commercial element front and side, and the maisonette with it’s own front door on the flank wall and rear door leading to the roof terrace. Externally, there is the benefit of the front private forecourt, tandem garage and rear yard providing off street parking for around eight cars plus timber garden shed. The premises are occupied by the owners who due to relocation are looking to sell the whole site which we consider would be ideal for reconfiguring into a higher percentage of residential accommodation through both conversion and extension subject to planning.
The ground floor is currently arranged as a spacious shop with rear stores. The retail section benefits from a fully glazed shop front with timber frame and awning, private forecourt leading through to an office area ancillary and a large workshop/stores to the rear.
Retail Area Approx 567 sq ft (52.68m²)
Rear Stores Approx 374 sq ft (34.75m²)
The maisonette is accessed from its own front door on the flank wall with staircase leading to first floor landing.
Sitting Room - 7.2m x 5.5m
Bright dual aspect sitting room to the front with open fire and south facing views onto the village recreation ground and sports pavillion, understairs cupboard, two double radiators.
Kitchen - 4.2x3.2m
A modern fitted dual aspect kitchen with half glazed door leading to the roof balcony. The kitchen is currently fitted with a range of modern eye level and base units with gas hob, built in electric oven and extractor hood and radiator.
Dining Room/Bedroom 3/Study - 4 x 3.1m
This single room off the kitchen could form either a study, bedroom 3 or dining room to the rear of the property with radiator.
Bedroom 1 - 7.2x2.7m
Large double bedroom to the rear with built in wardrobes, radiator and eaves storage cupboard.
Bedroom 2 - 4.4x3.1m
Bright double bedroom to the front of the property with fabulous views, eaves wardrobes and radiator.
A fully tiled bathroom fitted with a white three piece suite and walk in shower cubicle to the rear.
Externally there is private forecourt to the front of the premises plus rear yard providing off street parking for around eight cars. Detached tandem garage with up and over door and timber shed. The tarmacadam forecourt is 28’ x 28’.
Offers in the region of £550,000 Subject to Contract for the whole. Title number and Title number
Freehold with full vacant possession upon completion
From Internet enquiries only, the business rates are as follows:-
2017 Rateable Value £7100
Uniform Business Rate 0.49p (April 2020 – March 2021)
Council tax for residential uppers Band D
Interested parties should verify this information and any transitional adjustments prior to entering into any contract.
Each party to bear their own legal costs in the transaction.
An EPC has been obtained for the shop and workshop: Rating
An EPC has been obtained for the residential uppers Rating E (51)