1 Palace Avenue, Paignton, Devon, TQ3 3EF

Ground floor retail unit with 3 self contained apartments in Devon

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Lot 76 Commercial Investment Mixed Use Residential Vacant
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Auction details:

Thursday 15th September 2022 @ 09:30AM

An Attractive Freehold Town Centre Investment Opportunity With Ground Floor Retail Unit And Three Fully Renovated Self Contained Apartments Above Current Rental Income £6,300 PA. Estimated Rental When Fully Let £33,900 PA

Property Description

An attractive spacious corner property configured to provide a retail unit with a generous return frontage on the ground floor and trading as Les Fleurs florist. On the first floor is Flat 1a comprising entrance hallway, kitchen, shower room, lounge and two bedrooms, extending to approximately 918sqft (85.3sqm). On the second floor is Flat 1b comprising a large living room, with kitchen area, two bedrooms and a bathroom, extending to approximately 650sqft (60.4sqm). On the third floor is Flat 1c comprising of a living room with kitchen area, bedroom, and shower room extending to approximately 472sqft (43.9sqm). The flats are currently vacant and have recently been refurbished to a high standard they are considered suitable for long term lets, holiday lets or used as Air BnB. We have not undertaken an inspection of the premises and all interested parties should seek their own verification of the accommodation.


The property occupies a prominent corner position fronting Palace Avenue with a return frontage to Bishops Place within the heart of Paignton town centre. Within the general vicinity there is a vibrant mix of local and national retailers, banks, pubs and restaurants.
Palace Avenue is accessed from Totnes Road and the location benefits from it's close proximity to various bus stops, town centre car parking and Paignton Railway Station. The main sea front lies less than half a mile to the east.
Paignton is a popular seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon and lies approximately 25 miles north east of Plymouth and 20 miles south of Exeter.

Energy Performance Rating

Ground Floor Retail Unit: C
Flat 1a: C
Flat 1b: C
Flat 1c: C

Council Tax Band

Flat 1a, 1b and 1c- D


Freehold- The ground floor retail unit is let at a rental of £525pcm (£6,300 per annum). We understand the tenant has been in occupation since 2019.
Flat 1a: Vacant possession upon completion. Estimated rental value £850pcm (£10,200 per annum).
Flat 1b: Vacant possession upon completion. Estimated rental value £800pcm (£9,600 per annum).
Flat 1c: Vacant possession upon completion. Estimated rental value £650pcm (£7,800 per annum).

Value Added Tax

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Auctioneer's Note

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

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