Former Searchlight Emplacement, West Walk, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2LZ
Guide Price* : £55,000
Seafront Development Opportunity (Subject to Planning)
- Former Searchlight Emplacement
- Frontage to the esplanade with sea views
- Potential for conversion to commercial use (subject to planning)
- Approximate Site Area - 40sq m (430 sq ft)
The property comprises a former Second World War searchlight emplacement arranged over a single floor. The property is set back from the esplanade on the beachfront and includes some ancillary land to the west side of the property.
Since purchasing the property approximately 12 months ago, the vendor has had positive conversations with the local planning authority with regards to developing the site. We provide several artists impressions of a potential development that show significant enhancement of the property.
The property is located in Seaton, a seaside resort town in Devon. Seaton is approximately 25 miles to the east of Exeter and 7 miles to the west of Lyme Regis. The area is a popular tourist destination on the Jurassic Coast and forms part of the East Devon Area of Natural Beauty.
The property has potential for a variety of alternative uses, and positive pre-application discussions have been had prior to the property being offered for sale.
Please contact the auctioneer for more information.
The property is currently vacant and unlet
East Devon District Council
Refer to the legal documentation
Energy Performance Certificate
No EPC required
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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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