Clare House, Hunters Road, Weldon North Industrial Estate, Corby, Northamptonshire, NN17 5JE

Guide Price* : £85,000

Freehold Commercial Ground Rent Investment

  • Industrial Ground Rent
  • On the instructions of the Paul Zalkin and Michael Kiely of Quantuma, Joint Liquidators of Hillgrove Developments (North West) Limited
  • Freehold industrial unit of c. 22,084 sq ft on a 1.37 acre site
  • Freehold is subject to a 99 year lease from 20/12/1982 (c.62 years unexpired term )
  • Current rental income of £5,884 pa, subject to five yearly rent reviews. Next rent review December 2022
  • Significant reversion on expiry


The property comprises a detached warehouse of circa 22,084 sq. ft. There is a car park and grounds laid to lawn to the front, with a secure yard providing access to a loading door to the rear. The site coverage is low.


The property is located in the town of Corby in Northamptonshire. The property is situated on the corner of Hunters Road and Brakey Road, within an established industrial estate circa 2¼ miles to the north east of Corby town centre in Northamptonshire. This is a popular industrial location with the A43 being close by which connects to the A1 to the north east, and Northampton and the M1 to the south west. Corby mainline station is situated approximately 2 miles away.


The freehold interest is held subject to a superior lease with c. 62 years unexpired at a passing rent of £5,884 pa with 5 yearly upwards only rent reviews (next due to 2022), to 8.75% of the rent received by the tenant or 7% of the rental value if the underlease is merged with the superior lease.

The superior lease is held subject to an underlease to Hillgrove Developments (North West) Limited (the same party as the freeholder) for a term of 99 years less 3 days from 20/12/1982, at a passing rent of £67,246 per annum, paid to the superior leaseholder .

The underlease is held subject to an occupational lease to Cambridge Weight Plan Limited for a term of 5 years from 20/12/2018, at a passing rent of £88,336 per annum.

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• the occupation and address or telephone number

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* Generally speaking Guide Prices are provided as an indication of each seller's minimum expectation, i.e. 'The Reserve'. They are not necessarily figures which a property will sell for and may change at any time prior to the auction. Virtually every property will be offered subject to a Reserve (a figure below which the Auctioneer cannot sell the property during the auction) which we expect will be set within the Guide Range or no more than 10% above a single figure Guide.

Administration Fee The successful purchaser will be required to pay the auctioneers administration fee of £1,200 inclusive of VAT on purchases of £20,000 and above and £360 inclusive of VAT for purchases below £20,000. Other additional costs/fees may apply - Click here.

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The successful purchaser will be required to pay the auctioneers administration fee of £1,200 inclusive of VAT on purchases of £20,000 and above and £360 inclusive of VAT for purchases below £20,000. Other additional costs/fees may apply - Click here.

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