2 Castle Street, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 1DB

A prominent freehold town centre retail investment in Hinckley, Leics.

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Sold for £120,000

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Auction details:

Thursday 8th February 2024 @ 08:30AM

A Prominent Freehold Town Centre Retail Investment Let To Boots Opticians Current Rental Income £13,000 PA

Property Description

The property comprises a ground floor retail unit situated within an attractive corner building arranged over ground and upper floors. The freehold interest also includes 1, 1a and 1b The Brough and 2a Castle Street all of which have been sold subject to long leaseholds. The property provides a modern retail space with ancillaries over ground floor and basement and extends to approximately 1,196 sq. ft (111.12 sq.m), and serves as a long established Boots Opticians.


The property occupies a highly prominent corner position fronting Castle Street with a return frontage to The Brough within the heart of Hinckley town centre.
There is a vibrant mix of independent and national retailers within the vicinity including Vodafone, HSBC, Subway, Greggs, Clarks and EE.
The Britannia Shopping Centre is a short walk along the pedestrianised Castle Street.
Hinckley is a market town in south west Leicestershire and is equal distance, approximately 12 miles, between Leicester and Coventry. There is good access to the motorway network via the M69, providing links to the M1 and M6.

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2 Castle Street: Let by way of a 5 year lease to Boots Opticians Professional Services Ltd with effect from 25th December 2019, at a rent of £13,000 per annum.
1, 1a and 1b The Brough: Subject to two peppercorn long leaseholds expiring in 2130, at a peppercorn rent.
2a Castle Street: Subject to a lease for 999 years with effect from 18th October 2023 at a peppercorn rent.
We have not had sight of legal documentation relating to the above however copies will be available for inspection within the legal pack.

Value Added Tax

We understand VAT is not chargeable on this transaction.

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