Oare, Lynton, EX35

Commercial Property
To Let ££7,500 per annum

Key Features

About This Property

- Idyllic location in the heart of Exmoor National Park.
- Owned by The National Trust forming part of a visitor attraction including a café, holiday cottages and a camp-site.
- Previously a successful gift shop ideally suited for this use, although other uses considered.
- Total 1,645 sq ft. including stores.
- New lease by arrangement. Incentives available.

Lorna Doone Farm forms part of a complex of buildings in a particularly attractive location within the heart of Exmoor National Park, a popular holiday and visitor destination in North Devon.

Lorna Doone is 7 miles from Lynton and Lynmouth to the west whilst 8 miles from Porlock to the east, both of which have local amenities. Somerset’s county town of Taunton, is approximately 37 miles to the south east providing direct access to the M5 motorway, whilst Tiverton is 38 miles to the south west, similarly benefitting from access to the M5 and intercity rail links to London Paddington.

The premises form part of a complex of buildings including a large café with outside seating, holiday cottages and a campsite close to the river. This part of Exmoor inspired R. D. Blackmore to write and publish the book Lorna Doone in 1869 and attracts visitors all year round.

The premises comprise two interconnected large open plan retail areas together with storage and WC facilities. Formerly a successful gift shop the premises would be ideally suited to re-establishing this use, although other uses would be considered by the owners, The National Trust.
The shop has a private water supply, mains electricity and oil fired central heating, the water and heating being communal and re-charged at cost.

Floor Areas
The net internal floor areas are as follows:-

Retail Sales 122.13 sq m. 1,315 sq ft.
Rear Sales 10.96 sq m. 118 sq ft.
Stores 19.69 sq m. 212 sq ft.
Total: 152.78 sq m. 1,645 sq ft.

Business Rates
The rateable value is £5,800 per annum.

Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the Local Authority to ascertain the rates payable. Small business rates relief of up to 100% is available to occupiers of premises with rateable values less than £12,000 per annum.

Energy Performance Certificate
The premises’ have an Asset Rating of D97. A full copy of the EPC is available upon request.

The premises are available to let via a new internal repairing lease for a term by arrangement at a guide rent of £7,500 per annum.

A rent free period to assist with fit-out and initial trading is available. We are interested to discuss proposals with prospective tenants in the hope of working together to make this a successful enterprise.

Duncan Brown
Greenslade Taylor Hunt,
9 Hammet Street, Taunton,
Somerset, TA1 1RZ
T: 01823 334455
E: duncan.brown@gth.net
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