REF 5883

Freehold Commercial Opportunity with 3 Bedroom Property


The Location

Property is located on Front Street (A688) in Staindrop, approx. 5 miles east of Barnard Castle, 9 miles south of Bishop Auckland and 12 miles west of Darlington. A desirable village location incorporating a number of local amenities, various retailers and The Wheatsheaf Public House. The location benefits from transport links providing access across the region via the A67, A66 and A1(M). The area is popular with tourists and hikers and provides links with Teesdale and surrounding areas with local attractions including Barnard Castle and Bishop Auckland.

The Premises

A Grade II Listed two storey property consisting of business and living premises of traditional construction with painted render and multi pitched clay pan tile covered roof. The ground floor business premises incoporates open plan trading area, private dining room and commercial kitchen with toilet. The living premises incorporates a number of period features including stone flag floor, exposed timber beams, period fireplace and period timber encased sliding sash windows. The first floor living premises comprises of a well presented three bedroom, half room, kitchen and bathroom. The property is served with separate gas fired hot water and central heating systems. There is free parking to the front.

The Opportunity

Current owner purchased the premises November 2023 and has surveyor plans to develop the business into a convenience store pending council approval of change of use from A3/A4/A5 Restaurant and Cafes/Drinking Establishments and Hot Food takeaways to A1/A2 Retail & Financial Services.

Trading Information

Business is not currently trading

Staff Employed

No employees

Property Type

A3/A4/A5 Restaurant and Cafes/Drinking Establishments and Hot Food takeaways

EPC Rating

Energy Rating B valid until 3 April 2032





Rateable Value

The Valuation Office Agency website lists the rateable value with effect from April 2023 to present at £7,800. The property falls within small business relief threshold to which occupiers should benefit from full rates relief.

Business Premises Measurements

Ground floor trading area 51.8m² (557ft²)
Ground floor kitchen 17.33m² (186ft²)
Ground floor dining area 19.16m² (206ft²)

Net internal area 88.29m² (949ft²)

Living Premises Measurements

Net internal area 70.4m² (758ft²)

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