451 & 451a Bearwood Road, Smethwick, B66 4DH

Mixed use property in Smethwick

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Sold Prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount

Lot 49 Commercial Vacant Mixed Use
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Auction details:

Wednesday 3rd July 2019 @ 10:30AM

A Prominent Vacant Freehold Mixed Use Investment Opportunity comprising a retail unit with self-contained flat above

Property Description

The property comprises a two storey semi detached building of brick construction divided internally to provide ground floor retail area, with store, kitchen and WC. On the upper floors and having a separate access is a self-contained flat comprising an open-plan living area, kitchen, shower room with WC and double bedroom on the first floor and a further double bedroom and WC on the second floor.


The property lies to the eastern side of the A4040 Bearwood Road near its junction with Three Shires Oak Road and Sandon Road.

The area comprises a good mix of retailers, commercial users including the Bear Tavern and well established residential properties, it is both popular and busy throughout the day. The property is considered to occupy a good catchment area for future trade.

Energy Performance Rating



Freehold – Vacant possession upon completion.

Value Added Tax

We understand that VAT will not be chargeable on this transaction.


Strictly by appointment with the Auctioneers.
Monday 24th Jun 2019 13:00-13:15


Sq.m. Sq.Ft.
Retail Area 27.98 sq.m. 301 sq.ft.
Store 7.6 sq.m. 83 sq.ft.
Kitchenette & WC
Living Accommodation
First Floor: Open-plan Living Area, Kitchen, Double Bedroom, Shower Room with WC.
Second Floor: Double Bedroom and WC.

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