65 George Street, Walsall, WS1 1RS

Town Centre Retail Investment

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Sold for £62,500

Lot 93 Commercial Investment
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Auction details:

Wednesday 13th March 2019 @ 10:30AM

A Freehold Town Centre Retail Investment with potential to convert the upper floors to residential uses subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission. Current Gross Income: £6,500 pa rising to £7,000 per annum in December 2019

Property Description

The property comprises an attractive three storey end of terrace of brick and part rendered construction with a slate roof. The ground floor comprises a retail area, whilst on the first floor there are two good sized rooms and a WC, and the second floor which is not currently accessible comprises a further single room, this has not been inspected by the Auctioneers. The upper floors are considered suitable for conversion to residential uses subject to obtaining the appropriate planning permission.


The property is situated within a parade of similar properties, lying to the northern side of George Street opposite an Asda Superstore and within an area which has recently undergone extensive investment and improvement, including new retail and leisure developments to the rear. The established and popular shopping areas of the High Street, the Saddlers Centre and Jerome Retail Park are all within close proximity.

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The property is Freehold subject to a Lease for a term of 5 years with effect from the 1st December 2017 at a current rent of £6,500 per annum, rising to £7,000 per annum in December 2019.
A copy of the Lease will be available within the legal pack.

Value Added Tax

We understand that VAT will be chargeable upon this transaction.

Auctioneers Note

Please note that the completion period for this property is 8 weeks (56 days).


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