The Limekiln (formerly The Mayfield Inn) is situated approximately 1 mile south west of Dalkeith town centre on Bogwood Road and is less that 5 miles south of the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass.
It occupies a prominent corner plot on the eastern edge of the popular Bogwood Court shopping precinct and benefits from an extensive yard/car parking area.
Mayfield itself is densely populated with new housing developments ongoing. There is a Scotmid Co-operative food store nearby together with Post Office and Mayfield Leisure Centre.
The subjects are a large former public house with a pitched and slated roof occupying a highly visual corner plot with pleasant areas of landscaping surrounding it. To the rear there is a secure private car park capable of taking approximately 20 cars with service access available for delivery vehicles.
Internally the space is well proportioned and split into three main areas: function room, lounge bar and pub area. The former lounge bar and function room both have their own separate bars and are accessed off a central corridor leading from the entrance vestibule.
In addition, there is a commercial kitchen, manager’s office, basement beer cellar and stores.
There is also a self-contained unit formerly occupied by a bookmaker which can be accessed separately and is protected by a roller shutter door.
According to our recent measurement survey, the property comprises the following approximate Gross Internal Area:
446 sq m (4,800 sq ft)
The site itself extends to approximately 0.47 acres and may suit redevelopment subject to obtaining the necessary planning consent.
The property is available on a to let/may sell basis. Rental offers of £28,800 per annum are sought.
Our client will also consider selling their Heritable interest with a price quoted on application to interested parties.
There is a premises license which could be made available should an occupier/purchaser wish to re-open the property as a public house.
TOWN AND COUNTRY PLANNING
Under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 we understand the subjects are currently class 3 having previously traded as a public house.
The property would suit a variety of other uses subject to the necessary planning consent being obtained. Interested parties are should make their own enquiries through Midlothian Council Planning Department.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £13,300. The uniform business rate for the current year is £0.471 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 E
A copy of the recommendation report is available on request.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment with the sole letting/selling agents, IME Property Limited.
Each party shall bear their own legal costs in either the leasing or acquisition of this property, including any LBTT incurred thereon.
Upon completion of a formal missive under Scots Law.