130 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1TD
Guide Price* : £130,000
- Freehold retail investment
- Guide price of £130,000 reflects a Net Initial Yield of 9.8%
- Recently refurbished
The property comprises a ground floor retail unit of approximately 1,260 sq ft. The property has a frontage to Boutport Street and comprises open plan retail accomodation with standard shelving. There is a raised area to the rear of the property that has a frontage to Green Lane, which serves as access to Green Lanes Shopping Centre which is immediately to the south.
The upper parts are arranged as two one bedroom flats that have been sold off on a long leasehold basis.
The property is located in Barnstaple, a popular tourist town in North Devon and is the largest town in the area with a population of in excess of 50,000. The town is well connected by road, with the A39 providing direct connections to coastal towns and Cornwall, Whilst the A361 provides direct access to the M5 motorway. The town is also well connected by rail and serves as a hub station for the region. There are also direct services to Exeter with a shortest journey time of 1 hour.
The property is situated at the northern end of Boutport Street and effectively has a frontage facing the entrance to the High Street. The surrounding area features a mix of local and national covenants including Boots, Primark, and Iceland Supermarkets. Green Lanes Shopping Centre is immediately to the south of the property with retailers including Wilko, TK Maxx and River Island.
The property is let for a term of five years, expiring 24 September 2022 producing an annual rent of £13,000 per annum. The lease is on effective FRI terms and is subject to five yearly upward only rent reviews. There is a break clause in the third year.
The residential upper parts have been sold off on a long leasehold basis at a peppercorn rent.
Please consult the legal pack for more information
North Devon Council - www.northdevon.gov.uk (01271 388 288)
The following indicative finance terms have been provided by Funding 365:
Loan to value 65.00%
Interest rate 0.83% per month serviced
Arrangement fee 2.00%
For further information and to discuss property finance enquiries please contact Ashley Elkin on 07525630213
* 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.
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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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