The market town of Duns is located in Berwickshire within the Scottish Borders, approximately 50 miles south of Edinburgh and 16 miles west of Berwick-Upon-Tweed.
An immediate population of around 2,700 residents, in addition to a number of outlying villages in the catchment area, are well served by local services and amenities including primary and secondary schooling, a variety of independent shops, public houses, restaurants, veterinary surgery, police station, library, fire station, council and housing association offices.
The subjects occupy a prominent corner position on Market Square, overlooking the main square, with return frontage onto Easter Street.
The subject property comprises the ground floor of an attractive C-Listed, three-storey sandstone building with the upper floors operating under separate ownership as guest house accommodation.
Internally, the property is currently configured as a former bank branch with the ground floor comprising main customer area, meeting rooms with staff facilities and storage areas located in the single storey extension to the rear. The basement provides additional small storage rooms and a large walk-in safe.
Ground Floor 1,485 sq ft
Basement 323 sq ft
Total 1,808 sq ft
We are verbally informed by the Local Rating Authority that the current Rateable Value of the unit is £12,600. The UBR for 2023/2024 is 49.8p and the current Rates Payable are £6,275. Interested parties are advised to make their own enquiries with the Local Authority for verification purposes.
Each party will be responsible for their own legal costs incurred in documenting the transaction. The ingoing purchaser/tenant will be responsible for any Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) and Registration Dues, if applicable.
Energy Performance Certification available on request.
Upper Floors - For Sale. If interested, please do not hesitate to contact Michelle Burgon at Edwin Thompson.