Ground & First Floor, 21 Walcot Buildings London Road, Bath, BA1 6AD

Mixed retail and residential property in Bath

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Lot 94 Mixed Use
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Auction details:

Wednesday 9th December 2020 @ 09:00AM

An Attractive Freehold Mixed Retail and Residential Property occupying a prominent 'A' road position close to Bath city centre

Property Description

The property comprises an attractive end of terraced building standing in a block of similar properties known at Walcot Buildings. The property comprises a ground floor retail unit with ancillary basement and self-contained first floor flat. The flat comprises a bathroom, rear room (formerly included a kitchen which has now been removed) and two front rooms which could be configured to occupiers preferred options.


The property occupies a prominent position fronting the southern side of the main A4 London Road at its junction with Bedford Street. London Road serves as a main arterial route into Bath city centre, which lies just south of the property.
Within the vicinity there is a mix of retailers, professional offices, commercial uses and residential. London Road is a busy route throughout the day and offers an excellent potential of passing trade together with the immediate catchment area for potential future trade.
The main city centre with its popular shopping amenities together with its famed attractions including Bath Abbey, The Royal Crescent, Pump Room and Assembly Rooms are just a short stroll from the property.

Energy Performance Rating

D & E


Freehold – Vacant possession of the ground, basement and first floor will be available upon completion.
The second and third floors have been sold by way of a 999 year Lease with effect from 2006 and is subject to a ground rent receivable by the Freeholder of £150 per annum, doubling every 25 years.
The Land Registry title remaining to the Lease of the ground, basement and first floors purported to be surrendered by the former Tenant to the Seller still remains registered at the Land Registry although application has been made by the Seller for closure of that title due to Covid delays at the Land Registry

Value Added Tax

We understand that VAT is not chargeable on this transaction.

Auctioneers Note

Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.

Remote Bidding Auction

This property is being offered via a remote bidding auction with bidding by proxy, telephone or internet only. You will need to pre-register for remote bidding, provide your identification and debit card details no later than 24 hours prior to the auction, please visit our website for further details.


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.


Sq.m. Sq.Ft.
Ground Floor Retail: 39.8 sq.m. 421 sq.ft.
Basement: 39.6 sq.m. 426 sq.ft.
First Floor Flat: Two Bedrooms, Bathroom, Lounge/Kitchen.
We have not undertaken an internal inspection. All interested parties should satisfy themselves that the accommodation is suitable for their proposed future uses.

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