Hammet Street, Taunton, TA1

Commercial Property
For Sale ££400,000 Asking Price

Key Features

Character building in prestigious town centre location.
Sizeable three storey building totalling 5,342 sq ft. (gross internal).
Positive pre-application consultation for conversion to flats.
Existing office use with Class E alternatives.
Available Freehold.

About This Property

- Character building in prestigious town centre location.
- Sizeable three storey building totalling 5,342 sq ft. (gross internal).
- Positive pre-application consultation for conversion to flats.
- Existing office use with Class E alternatives.
- Available Freehold.

Location
The property is located in a prominent position on Hammet Street within Taunton’s town centre, just a few minutes’ walk from a wide variety of shopping and leisure facilities.

Taunton, Somerset’s county town and principle administrative centre, has good communication links being close to Junction 25 of the M5 motorway providing access to Bristol within 45 miles and Exeter within 36 miles. Taunton’s mainline railway station has extensive links to the national rail network, with London Paddington being within 1 hour 50 minutes’ journey time.

Description
This mid-terraced Grade II* Listed Georgian building is arranged over ground, first and second floors with a number of attractive internal features. The building currently provides cellular offices at each level, all having been recently redecorated.

The accommodation on the ground floor provides a hallway with staircase, large reception room, interview rooms, strong room and office towards the front with a board room, 3 further offices and WCs to the rear with access onto an open courtyard housing the boiler room and external store. The first floor consists of five offices to the front with a further five offices to the rear with WC facilities, kitchen and server room. The second floor has three offices to the front with an office with restricted head height to the rear and a galley kitchen also with restricted head height. To the rear is a small yard and store room.

Services
The premises benefits from mains gas, water, electricity and drainage.

Planning
The premises have until recently been occupied as offices and as such are within Class E of the current Use Classes Order, the revised provisions of which came into force on 1st September 2020. As such the property has ‘Commercial Business and Service’ Use to include retail, financial and professional services, cafes and restaurants, offices, research and development, clinics, health centres and nurseries.

In November 2020 a pre-application consultation with Somerset West and Taunton was submitted for the proposed change of Use to Class C3 for conversion to between 7 and 9 flats. A copy of the consultation is available upon request. This provides that a change of Use to residential flats is acceptable in principle.

Business Rates
The current rateable value is £41,000 per annum.

Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession via private treaty at a guide price of £400,000

VAT
We are advised the property is not registered for VAT, therefore VAT will not be payable on the rent or purchase price.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment by sole agents:
Duncan Brown / Joseph Hughes
Greenslade Taylor Hunt
9 Hammet Street,
Taunton,
Somerset,
TA1 1RZ
T: 01823 334455
E: duncan.brown@gth.net / joseph.hughes@gth.net
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9 Hammet Street Somerset Taunton TA1 1RZ

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Duncan Brown Chairman, Partner - Commercial Surveyor & Valuer Full Bio 01823 334455 07734 477953
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