19-21 Worcester Road, Malvern, WR14 4QY

Freehold Investment and development opportunity in Malvern

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Sold prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount

Lot 116 Commercial Investment Mixed Use Residential Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 13th July 2023 @ 09:00AM

An Attractive Freehold Investment and Refurbishment/Development Opportunity within a sought after Town Centre location, having great potential to add value Current Rental Income: £29,400 pa. Estimated Full Rental Value: £55,200 pa.

Property Description

The property comprises an attractive mid terraced character property, arranged over ground, first and second floors, together with a basement. The accommodation is currently configured to provide a self-contained retail unit on the ground floor, let as a nail studio, having rear ancillary areas, kitchen and WCs. The demise of the shop also includes a basement which is accessed separately from a covered side passage. Accessed via a separate entrance to the left hand side, there is a communal entrance giving access to three self-contained flats upon the upper floors. On the first floor is Flat 1, which is currently vacant and in need of full refurbishment and also offers the potential to reconfigure, there is also a vacant office and WC. On the second floor is Flat 2, having well presented accommodation, comprising hall entrance, spacious lounge, kitchen, two double bedroom, separate WC and shower room. On the third floor is Flat 3, providing similar accommodation to flat 2. All of the flats enjoy excellent views over Malvern and the Worcestershire countryside beyond. To the rear and adjoining the main building is a former printing works, over two floors and is considered to offer the potential to provide further living accommodation, subject to obtaining the necessary planning permission and possession of the ground floor.


The property occupies a prominent location within the sought after professional and leisure area of the affluent town of Malvern.
Occupiers within the immediate vicinity include WH Smith, Ask, HSBC, Santander, The Foley Arms and several independent traders, coffee shops and restaurants, together with several Estate Agents. Also close by are Waitrose, Boots, Costa Coffee and Cafe Nero.
On street parking is available to the front and there are several 'Pay and Display' car parks within close proximity.

Energy Performance Rating

C, E & F.

Council Tax Band

Flat 1 & 2 - A, Flat 3 - B.


Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancies.

Value Added Tax

For clarification in respect of whether or not VAT will be chargeable on the purchase price please refer to the Legal Pack.

Auctioneer's Note

The Auctioneers have not had sight of the tenancy documentation at the time of going to print and the tenancy details should not be relied upon, however copies will be available within the legal pack.
Please note offers may be considered prior to the Auction Sale.

Remote Bidding Auction

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Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.


Term Rental
Ground Floor Retail Unit - Trading As Natural Nails: 10 years Lease with effect from 17th September 2019, subject to a rent review and break clause on 17th September 2024.
Flat 1: Vacant possession upon completion.
Flat 2: Let by way of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, at £650 per calendar month.
Flat 3: Let by way of an Assured Shorthold Tenancy, at £550 per calendar month.
Former Print Works: Vacant possession upon completion.
Total Income: £29,400 pa.
Nicholas Brett & Co

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