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Unit 5, Cartel Business Centre

For sale: £550,000.00|5,500 Sq Ft|Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities

Property details

FOR SALE£550,000.00
SIZE5,500 Sq Ft
ADDRESSUnit 5, Cartel Business Centre, Basingstoke, RG24 8FW
TYPEOther, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREInvestment Opportunity, For Sale Leasehold
POSTED ON26th November 2021


Key Points

  • Let to Mears Ltd until 31 March 2022
  • Net rental income of £50,575 per annum
  • Capital value equates to £100 per sq ft
  • Modern detached two-storey office unit
  • 16 onsite car parking spaces
  • Summary

    Well specified detached office investment.


    The premises comprises a modern, detached two-storey office unit forming part of the scheme of five similar units. The building provides predominantly open plan accommodation throughout with good natural light. The specification includes gas fired central heating as well as air conditioning, raised floor, suspended ceilings with inset lighting and with male and female WC facilities. There are a minimum of 16 onsite parking spaces.


    Basingstoke and Deane is a major centre for commerce and industry with a borough population of approximately 177,500. The town is 45 miles to the south west of London adjacent to junctions 6 and 7 of the M3 Motorway. There is also a frequent rail service to London Waterloo (approx. 45 minutes) The Property lies approximately 1.5 miles north of Junction 6 of the M3 Motorway on Stroudley Road, part of the Daneshill estate. It is situated immediately opposite Basepoint Business Centre.


    £550,000 reflecting a net initial yield of approximately 8.77% allowing for purchasers costs at 4.84%. We are advised that the property has not been elected for VAT and therefore no VAT will be chargeable upon the sale.


    The property is held leasehold from Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council for a term of 125 years from 26 April 1985. A Ground rent is payable following a lease renewal based on the higher of the base rent (8,250 per annum) or 15% of the rent received. Current Ground rent is £8,925 per annum.


    The property is let to Mears Ltd (Co no: 02519234) for a term of two years from 1 April 2020 at a rent of £59,500 per annum without review. The tenant is responsible for all internal non-structural repairs and decorations to include windows, doors and their frames. The Landlord is responsible for the main structure including the foundations, elevations and the roof. We are advised that Mears have been tenants since February 2016.

    Tenant Information

    Mears is one of the UK's largest social housing and repairs providers maintaining around 700,000 such houses in the UK.


    Location: Unit 5, Cartel Business Centre, Basingstoke, RG24 8FW

    Basingstoke (1.2 miles)

    Bramley (Hants) (3.6 miles)

    Hook (4.5 miles)

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