80-82 Channel Street, Galashiels, Selkirkshire, TD1 1BD

Freehold town centre commercial investment with the benefit of planning permission to convert the first floor to provide 2 apartments in Galasheils, Selkirkshire

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Auction details:

Thursday 8th February 2024 @ 08:30AM

An Attractive Freehold Town Centre Commercial Investment With The Benefit Of Planning Permission To Convert The First Floor To Provide Two Apartments in the future Current Rental Income £17,000 PA

Property Description

The property comprises an attractive mid terraced building configured to provide a double fronted retail unit extending to approximately 2,216 sq.ft (205 sq.m) occupied by the Border Animal Welfare Association trading as Border Pet Rescue. The first floor comprises of vacant offices extending to approximately 1,400sq. ft (130 sq.m). We have not undertaken a measured survey of the premises and all interested parties should seek their own verification of floor areas and dimensions.


The property occupies a prominent frontage to the southern side of Channel Street within a vibrant mix of local and national operators.
Within the vicinity there is the Pavilion Cinema, Tesco Extra, Argos, Boots, Subway, Lloyds Pharmacy and a Nationwide Building Society. Galashiels railway station is a short walk from the property.
Galashiels is a popular and well established Scottish Borders commuter town situated approximately 27 miles south of Edinburgh and 18 miles to the east of Peebles. The town forms a major transport network for the Scottish borders with links to Edinburgh and Carlisle via the A7 and to Newcastle by the A68.

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80 & 82: Retail- The property is let by way of a 5 year full repairing and insuring lease to the Border Animal Welfare Association trading as Border Pet Rescue with effect from 22nd June 2020, at a rent of £17,000 per annum.
A copy of the lease and rent review documentation will be available within the legal pack.


The property benefits from planning permission in principal, granted by the Scottish Borders Council (Ref: 19/01778/CONALT) dated 18th December 2019 and extended on the 18th August 2023 to convert the first floor office to provide two apartments.
Copies of the planning permission and extension notice will be available within the legal pack.

Value Added Tax

VAT is not chargeable on this transaction.

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