Commercial and Residential Investment with Consent for Additional Residential Development.
• Substantial Retail shop
• 5 one-bedroom existing flats
• Planning Consent to convert upper floors to four additional flats
• Further Consent for 3 new build flats to the rear of the site
An opportunity to buy a substantial building producing an existing income yet with planning consent to convert existing offices to flats and build further dwellings to the rear of the property.
Faringdon is a growing Market Town lying 18 miles from the City of Oxford and 12 miles from Swindon just off the busy A420 corridor linking the M4 and M40 Motorways.
The 19th Century Grade II Listed Building is laid out on 4 floors with a car park area to the rear including an existing storage building.
The basement and lower ground floor are let on a commercial lease to one tenant being a long standing and respected piano retailer.
Part of the first and second floors form 5 recently refurbished 1-bedroom flats.
Part of the upper ground floor and second floor (vacant offices and store) have consent to create 4 further flats
Within the car park area planning consent has been granted to demolish the storage building and create 3 further new build flats.
Consent has been granted for the demolition of the storage building to the rear of the property, the conversion of the existing offices and a storage building together with the construction of new build flats. The consent can be viewed online at:
Flat C – 65.1 0 m2. EPC D
Flat D – 65.7 0 m2. EPC F
Flat E – 57.0 0 m2. EPC C
Flat F – 48. 80 m2. EPC F
Flat G –40.0 0 m2. EPC C
Flat 1 –96.7 9 m2 EPC TBA
Flat 2 –105.20 m2 EPC TBA
Flat 3 –50.0 0 m2 EPC TBA
Flat 4 – 74.7 0 m2 EPC TBA
Flat 5 –39.0 0 m2 EPC TBA
Flat 6 –45.6 0 m2 EPC TBA
Flat 7 –45.2 0 m2 EPC TBA
The 5 existing flats are currently available to let with an expected income of about £39,500 p.a.
The 4 conversion flats are expected to obtain a gross rental return of about£35,000 p.a.
The 3 New Build flats are expected to obtain a gross rental return of about£24,000 p.a.
COMMREC I AL PORP ERTY
The basement and majority of the ground floor areas which extends to 439.94 m2 (5,316ft2) are let under two existing leases to The Piano Gallery who are a second generation business in Faringdon.
Currently occupied under Internal Repairing and Insuring Leases which both expire in 2025, the current owner and tenant have agreed in principle to extend the leases for a further 10 years to 2035. More details are available from the sale agents.
The current rent passing under the two leases amounts to £22,000p.a.
Ground Floor – 373.27m2 (4017 ft 2)
Basement – 108.37m2 (1167 ft 2)
Loading Area – 12.18 m2 (132ft 2)
EPC rating for this element of the building is a C.
The building is served by mains water, electricity and drainage.
From Faringdon Market Place head east on London Street and the building can be found on the left hand side just before the turning to Swan Lane after about 250m.
In order not to disturb the current commercial or residential tenants at the property we would ask viewings are purely by appointment with the agents. Please contact Andrew Brown at Marriotts.