The property is situated on the corner of Lammerview Terrace and Hall Crescent forming part of the A198 which runs through the middle of the East Lothian village of Gullane.
The town, one of East Lothian’s most popular golf destinations, is situated only 20 miles east of Edinburgh City Centre. It is less than 5 miles from North Berwick where there are regular commuter rail services to Edinburgh Waverley.
The A198 continues through Aberlady and Longniddry leading to the A1 which provides a direct route to the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass and other destinations.
The subjects, configured over ground and basement, occupy a prominent roadside position with the benefit of an element of return frontage. It forms part of a large stone built property which has residential flats on the upper levels.
The ground floor is largely open plan and benefits from good levels of natural light due to the 3 large windows. The accommodation is in good decorative order throughout and is generally in excellent condition. The basement provides useful storage space where there is also a WC. Further staff facilities, including a tea prep, are provided for at ground floor level.
There is also a separate side entrance to the property accessed from a potentially useful piece of ground to the west of the unit.
According to our measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:
97.79 sq m (1,052 sq ft)
Our client is seeking £15,000 per annum exclusive to grant a new lease.
The subjects are available on the basis of a new full repairing and insuring (FRI) lease for a term to be agreed.
Alternatively, our client will consider offers for the heritable interest in the subjects with offers over £150,000 sought.
Interested parties should note that our client has a submission with East Lothian Council for a Change of Use from post office Class 1 to Class 2 (Financial, Professional & Other Services). Interested parties may enquire directly with East Lothian Council quoting planning reference: 17/00603/P.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £8,400. The uniform business rate for the current year is £0.466 pence in the pound.
Occupiers may be eligible for rates relief through the small business bonus scheme if the combined rateable value of all their business premises in Scotland is £35,000 or less.
The property is served by mains gas, electricity and water.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is C.
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs in the preparation of the lease with the eventual purchaser or tenant liable for any Registration Dues or LBTT thereon.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment through the sole agent, IME Property Ltd. EPC rating: C.