Former Council Office buildings. Approx. 5,292 sq. ft (491.6 sq. m.) on site of approx. 0.5 acre (0.2 ha)
Of interest to owner occupiers/investors/developers
Conversion/re-development potential (STP)
Convenient for town centre
The property is situated approximately 0.5 miles north of the attractive town of Sturminster Newton on the B3092 (Bath Road).
The surrounding area is predominantly residential although the land to the south of the site provides a carpark for other Council buildings which are situated in the the near vicinity.
The premises comprise two former Council Office buildings on a site of approximately 0.5 acres (0.2 ha)(see attached plan). The main building, which is planned over three floors, is situated to the front of the site and provides a mix of open plan and cellular office accommodation which is in need of modernisation. The second floor (within the eaves at the front part of the building) currently provides a staff kitchen and break out area together with basic archive storage space. Ladies and Gents W.C. facilities are located on the ground floor along with a further kitchenette. To the rear of the site, there is a further single storey office building providing three main office areas together with kitchen and W.C. facilities. Externally there are two parking spaces to the front of the annexe and a further 10 marked spaces in the tarmacadam carpark to the rear. There is also a large graveled area adjacent to this providing additional parking. To the front of the property there is an area of garden and there are pleasant views over open countryside to the west.
Subject to the necessary consents, there may be scope to convert or redevelop the existing buildings for residential.
The vendor will require the purchaser to define the agreed boundary line with a close boarded fence.
There will be no vehicular or pedestrian rights of way over the Council's retained land to the south.
Approximate Net Internal Areas
Front Building 380.8 sq m (4,097 sq ft)
Annexe 111.0 sq m (1,195 sq ft)
Exact boundary line of the site to be finalised.
We understand that VAT will not be applicable.
Front building Rateable Value £14,000
Annexe Rateable Value :£9,300
We understand that mains services are connected to the property.
Woolley and Wallis Commercial have not tested the services mentioned in these particulars.
Energy Performance Certificate:
Current EPC's can be provided upon request.