5 Park Street, Walsall, WS1 1LY

Freehold retail investment in Walsall

Guide price*

£340,000+

Plus fees

Sold prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount

Lot 205 Commercial Investment
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Auction details:

Thursday 16th May 2024 @ 08:30AM

A Freehold Town Centre Retail Investment Opportunity Current Gross Income: £30,000 pa.

Property Description

The property comprises a substantial three story mid parade property, extending to 2,639 sq.ft. (245.26 sq.m.)

Location

The Property occupies a prominent mid parade position on the main retail thoroughfare of Park Street in Walsall Town Centre. The subject property occupies a prime position on the pedestrianized Park Street, close to the Saddlers Shopping Centre and the Crown Wharf Retail Park. The principle Town Centre car parks serving Walsall are located within the Saddler’s Shopping Centre (480 spaces) and Crown Wharf (650 spaces). Walsall is located approximately 10 miles north of Birmingham city centre and 8 miles east of Wolverhampton. The town benefits from excellent road communications located within 4 miles of the intersection of the M5/M6 motorways. Junction 9 and 10 of the M6 motorway lies within 2 miles of the western periphery of the town, thereby providing easy access to the remainder of the national motorway network.

Accommodation

Ground Floor: Retail Shop and Ancillary Areas.
First Floor: Storage, Kitchen, Staff WCs.
Second Floor: Storage.

Energy Performance Rating

See legal pack.

Tenure

Freehold – Subject to the existing tenancy.

Tenancy Details

The property is let in its entirety to Smart Ideas for a term expiring on 28/9/2025, by way of a 5 year lease at a rental income of £30,000 per annum.

Tenant Profile

Smart Ideas is a family run retailer specialising in gifting, established in 1978 in Droitwich, Worcestershire. First starting with one store in Droitwich they now have six stores across the West Midlands and one in Banbury. An award winning retailer specialising in gifts, stylish cards, birthday, anniversary, wedding, and age gifts along with Jewellery and lifestyle gifting.

Value Added Tax

We are advised that VAT is payable, although it is anticipated that the transaction will be dealt with by way of a TOGC.

Service Charge

There is a variable service charge recharged to the occupational tenant, to cover the provision of communal services and maintenance. A copy of the latest service charge budget is available upon request.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.
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