Dunbar is a picturesque town in East Lothian which is centered around its harbour and its golf courses. The premises are located at the top of the High Street close to the junction of Queens Road and Church Street on the A1089. Dunbar is a bustling town which is blooming with the addition of more new housing and a rail link into Edinburgh city Centre and has a plentiful supply of tourist traffic. The High Street is a busy thoroughfare with parades of retail units on both side of the wide street.
There is excellent public transport links serving the local villages and a train station giving easy access to Edinburgh city Centre.
The subjects comprise a double fronted retail unit in a parade of similar styled shops in a good position in the High Street. The premise offers an open plan sales area, is of high specification and is well finished.
The premises occupy the ground only. Internally, the unit is well fitted to a good specification and layout. The sales area has been completely refurbished during our clients occupancy including new internal walling, fitting a quality timber floor along with a suspended ceiling with inset down lighters, installing fine window lights and is finished to a good decorative standard to create a quality unit in which to work. The ground floor is a regular shaped open plan sales area with two large display windows to the front. To the rear there are storage facilities, a tea preparation area and a WC compartment. Light is provided along the rear elevation. Access can be gained to a small rear garden area. The sales area is flexible which could be used for a plethora of uses such retail space, art/ photo gallery; craft shop, a clinic or other ancillary uses.
The front area is well fitted and is well laid to suit our clients’ needs but there is flexibility in the layout to create something unique to match the new occupier’s imagination. This offers an outstanding opportunity to further develop your business in a great location. At present the unit is a fire place showroom. The business is not for sale.
The subjects benefit from a Class 1 Retail Consent. Other retailers in this neighbourhood parade of shops comprise an Art Gallery and framers, Veterinary Surgery, a pharmacy, accountants, gift shop and cafes.
According to our recent measurement survey the premises contain the following approximate net internal area:
Ground Floor 49.70sq. m. (534 sq. ft.)
Our clients are seeking offers over £92,000 for the freehold of the property.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the property has a Rateable Value of £4,800. 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 properties are 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 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.
VIEWING AND FURTHER INFORMATION
By appointment through the sole selling agent, IME Property Ltd.