The subject property forms part of a neighbourhood parade of shops on Woodburn Road opposite Spalding Crescent which is immediately to the south of Dalkeith town centre.
The town is popular amongst commuters due its close proximity to the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass and Edinburgh City Centre which is less than 10 miles away.
The surrounding area is densely populated benefitting the number of retail and hot food outlets including a Premier Convenience Store, Spar, Scotbet and Jaz’s Fish Bar.
The subjects, formerly Woodburn Post Office, comprise a single storey building of brick construction beneath a flat felt roof. Sitting adjacent to a Scotbet unit the property has roughcast external walls with a large security roller shutter.
Internally, the unit is split between and front shop and back shop with a WC for staff.
The unit now benefits from the installation of an ATM at the front of the unit, which will encourage passing trade to the unit and the parade of shops.
The property is currently Class 1 usage however there may be scope for a Change of Use to a hot food takeaway use subject to the necessary planning permissions being granted by Midlothian Council Planning Department.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:
39.37 sq. m. (423 sq. ft.)
Our client is seeking £6,000 p.a. for the leasehold interest in the property.
Alternatively, our client will consider selling the property for offers in excess of £75,000.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £2,100. The uniform business rate for the current year is £0.484 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 electricity, water and gas.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is pending.
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment through the sole letting agent, IME Property Ltd.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs in the preparation of the lease with the eventual tenant liable for any Registration Dues or LBTT thereon.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.