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Detached Office Property in Witham, with Potential for Extension/Conversion Back to Residential Use.

  • Located on a prominent main road, between Witham railway station and town centre.
  • Net office area 3,206 sq. ft. (297 sq. m) plus basement (877 sq. ft.).
  • Car parking for minimum 13 cars.
  • Large private garden.
  • Potential to convert back to residential (STP).
  • Offers invited by noon on Friday 11th January 2019.

FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER

Additional Information

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Property Location

Warwick House,
48, Collingwood Road,
Witham CM8 2DZ.
Property Specification
Location

The premises are located on Collingwood Road, the B1018 Witham to Braintree road. The town's mainline railway station lies immediately to the north with regular services to London (Liverpool Street) scheduled for about 45 minutes. To the south is the town centre, with many national retailers represented. The town also lies on the A12 trunk road, which links with the national road network via the M25 to the south and the A14 to the north.

Description

The property comprises a detached Victorian property, originally built as a house, however used for many years as offices. The property is of brick construction under pitched slated roofs, with a mix of original timber sash and replacement UPVC windows. Many rooms have high ceilings and some original features remain. To the front is a car park with direct access off Collingwood Road, and a former garage has been converted to a training room and linked to the main building. To the side and rear is a large private, mature garden mainly laid to lawn, with mature trees and shrubs. The accommodation has carpeting, a gas-fired central heating system (with electric convector heaters to the training room), and fluorescent lighting.

Accommodation

Ground Floor - entrance hall, two large offices, reception area, two private offices, training room and rear lobby, totalling 1,736 sq. ft.

Male and female toilets.

First Floor - large landing with four main office rooms, two further private offices/stores, and a kitchen totalling 1,015 sq. ft.

Toilet.

Basement - two rooms totalling 877 sq. ft.

TOTAL NET USEABLE FLOOR AREA 4,083 SQ. FT. (379.3 SQ. M)


Car Parking - there is space for at least 13 vehicles, however ample potential to extend the car park.


E P C/Rateable Value


The property has an EPC rating of E -102, and a copy of the Certificate and Recommendation Report are available on request. The property appears in the 2017 Rating List as Offices and Premises with a rateable value of £30,500.


Planning


The property lies in a Conservation Area however is not listed. The property could be suitable for conversation back to residential use, subject to formal consent. Purchasers should satisfy themselves in this regard by speaking with Braintree District Council.


Tenure


The property is offered for sale freehold, with vacant possession, by way of an informal tender - see attached letter setting out the procedure for tenders, including viewing days.


Further information


To obtain further information or to arrange a viewing of this property, please contact the sole agents, Morley Riches & Ablewhite on 01206 505707 - Jon Ablewhite MRICS (jon@mrallp.co.uk).

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