Piershill Place is situated close to the junction of Portobello Road (A1140) and the A1 at the corner known to many as Jock’s Lodge, approximately 2 miles east of the city centre. Holyrood Park and Meadowbank Stadium are both nearby landmarks.
The available unit sits on the south side of Piershill Place adjacent to the New Restalrig Church of Scotland on the corner of Portobello Road and Willowbrae Road. There is a large supermarket nearby as well as several other retailers.
The area is well served by public transport with regular bus services offering city-wide destinations with the districts of Portobello and Leith easily accessible.
The subjects comprise the ground floor of a two storey stone built property with flatted accommodation at first floor level.
There is a small waiting area to the front of the unit for takeaway customers with the kitchen, food prep and stores to the rear along with a staff WC. The premises is currently fitted out as a hot food preparation kitchen. We understand the tenant uses the premises to serve external catering contracts.
The exterior of the premises is protected by roller shutters to the entrance door and frontage.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:
44 sq m (472 sq ft)
The property is let to Kuchnia Babuni Ltd on a full repairing and insuring lease at £10,000 per annum until August 2027, subject to a tenant only break option in August 2022. There is a five yearly Open Market rent review pattern on an upward only basis.
Offer over £110,000 are sought for our client’s heritable interest in the subjects reflecting a NIY of 8.93%.
We understand the property is elected for VAT and will be added to the purchase price at the prevailing rate.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £6,600. The proposed Rateable Value effective from 1st April 2017 is £9,900. 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
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs with the eventual purchaser 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.