The town of Musselburgh is situated approximately 5 miles to the east of Edinburgh city centre and enjoys a strategic location by the A1 trunk road and Edinburgh City Bypass (A720). It is East Lothian’s largest settlement with a population of approximately 22,000 people.
The subjects are located on the south side of North High Street close to the corner of South Street and only a short distance from the Brunton Theatre. The town’s busy high street, with a wide range of commercial amenities, is within comfortable walking distance via a pedestrian bridge over the river.
Public transport is widely available in the area and there is street parking available nearby. Other nearby commercial occupiers include a bookmakers, hairdresser, public house and several hot food takeaways.
The property comprises a ground floor shop unit with a double window frontage and good signage opportunities above. There are residential units at first floor beneath a pitched and slated roof.
Internally, the accommodation is currently set out to suit a tanning salon and is fitted out to a high standard with a suspended ceiling throughout and modern light fittings. There is a reception area to the front of the shop with a corridor leading through to 11 individual salon rooms. The rooms are stud partition and could be easily removed to create an open plan unit again (as the plan shows).
There is a staff WC off to the side and a fire exit leading to the common stairwell towards the rear of the premises.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal areas:
75.18 sq m (809 sq ft)
Our client is seeking rental offers of £9,000 per annum to grant a new lease on the premises
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £8,300 effective 1st April 2017. The uniform business rate for the current year is 46.6 pence in the pound.
Occupiers may be eligible for 100% 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 and water.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE
The Energy Performance Certificate rating is pending.
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs with the eventual tenant liable for any LBTT and Registration Dues.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment through the sole letting agent, IME Property Ltd.