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The DepOZitory, 23 Nelson Street, PO33

For sale: £494,000.00|5,500 Sq Ft|Other, Other Property Types & Opportunities

Property details

FOR SALE£494,000.00
SIZE5,500 Sq Ft
ADDRESSThe DepOZitory, 23 Nelson Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2EZ
TYPEOther, Other Property Types & Opportunities
TENUREFor Sale Freehold
POSTED ON2nd May 2024


Key Points

  • Refurbished 5 years ago
  • Let to a community art group
  • Passing rent £20,400 per annum (reduced rate for community use)
  • Suitable for alternative uses STP
  • Car park to rear for 4 vehicles plus additional parking on access roads
  • Total site area of approximately 0.168 acres
  • Summary

    Opportunity to acquire unique former Wesleyan Chapel operating as an art venue


    The DepOZitory comprises a former Wesleyan chapel which was comprehensively refurbished some years ago. The property has in the past been used as an entertainment venue and is currently leased by a community art group which provides artist studios and display/galleries. The property, which is a detached three storey building, comprises a basement currently used for storage and displaying artwork. The ground floor comprises a further workshop and artist display area with a kitchen and toilets and the first floor comprises two workshops and further art and exhibition space. To the rear of the property is a private car park which can accommodate 4 vehicles plus additional parking on access roads.


    The DepOZitory is located a 2 minute walk from Ryde esplanade railway station to the north which connects to the mainline (Portsmouth) via the hovercraft and catamaran. Ryde town centre to the north is approximately 5 minutes walk. The town of Ryde provides shopping centres, restaurants, pubs as well as an attractive seafront and miles of sandy beaches.


    The accommodation comprises the following areas:


    The property is currently let to a community art group for a term of 5 years from October 2020 expiring October 2025. The current income is £20,400 per annum and the lease is drafted on an internal repairing and insuring basis with the Landlord retaining responsibility for the external repairs and insurance. There is scope for achieving a higher rental income if the property is used for other purposes such as children's nursery, medical or other uses. The lease contains the ability for the Landlord to increase the rent annually on 15th April each year by the rate of RPI. The Landlord holds a 3 month rent deposit of £4,725.00.

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    In 1998 planning permission was granted to convert the building into 9 flats. This development was never implemented. (plan showing how the conversion could work available on application). In 2000 planning permission was granted to convert the building into a single dwelling.


    Location: The DepOZitory, 23 Nelson Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 2EZ

    Ryde Esplanade (0.2 miles)

    Ryde St Johns Road (0.4 miles)

    Ryde Pier Head (0.6 miles)

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