Situated on a prominent corner site just off the A24 Horsham Road fronting Spook Hill on the corner of Bentsbrook Road the plot enjoys a prominent frontage approx. 2 miles south of Dorking town centre in a semi-rural and yet convenient location. Brickworks House has excellent road access via A24 to M25 and M23 and is close to the village amenities in North Holmwood with a convenience store just across the road.
Brickworks House is a delightful two storey attached property with brick elevations and having formed offices for the brickworks offers a striking façade with marvellous detailing and arched frontage and wide feature integral porch. The premises is currently arranged as a self-contained office building over ground and first floors with two office rooms on the ground floor, storeroom, kitchen, shower room and two WC’s . There is a spiral staircase leading up the the first floor which is set out as an appealing open plan office to the front with velux windows to the front elevation and skeeling and further office/meeting room to the rear. The building benefits from charm and character with timber internal doors and exposed brick features, gas fired central heating and front courtyard garden.
Our Client as an office owner occupier did secure planning consent approval for conversion and change of use of the premises under Mole Valley District Council planning ref: MO/2004/1554 with decision date 9.11.04 to provide for three residential flats arranged as a studio flat, one bed flat and a two bed flat but due to his needs to continue in occupation for his business the consent expired. He is now retiring hence the sale with full vacant possession.
EXISTING OFFICE ACCOMMODATION
Room 115’5” x 12’ This is a dual aspect room to the front with suspended ceiling and built in safe.
Room 217’6” x 15’6” Dual aspect office room to the rear with suspended ceiling and fabulous feature brick open fireplace with hearth and mantle.
Inner lobby This offers a further external door and provides independent access to either the front or rear office room if required.
Store room 13’5” x 9’3” with further recess but little natural light hence store.
Room 331’5” x 12’3” widening to 15’1” . This is the delightful triple aspect main office room to the front of the building approached via the open plan spiral staircase opening into the room with skeeling, two velux windows to the front and one to the rear.
Room 417’2 x 9’5” plus eaves. Dual aspect room to the rear latterly used as a meeting room.
PROPOSED ACCOMMODATION (from the expired consent)
UNIT NO BEDS
GIA (sq ft)
GIA (sq m)
1 1 BED
3 2 BED
Offers in the region of £340,000 for the freehold interest, subject to contract with full vacant possession upon completion.
COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY (CIL)
We are advised that a CIL Liability would apply to a new scheme and the buyer must make their own investigations in this regard.
The site is available for sale freehold with full vacant possession upon completion under the existing Title SY452543.
We are advised that the premises are not elected for VAT and therefore VAT will not be charged on the sale.
The premises are current listed with a Rateable Value of £11,500.
Strictly by appointment with the Landlord’s Sole Agents Robinsons, telephone 01308 884685.
The property has a rating of D (92) and is valid until 15.9.31. A copy of the EPC is available.
Strictly by appointment via Robinsons telephone 01306 884685