Land & Buildings Adjacent to, Hillmorton Wharf, Crick Road, Hillmorton, Rugby, CV21 4PW

Land & Buildings in Hillmorton, Rugby

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Lot 26 Commercial Investment Land/Development
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Auction details:

Wednesday 23rd October 2019 @ 10:30AM

Freehold Buildings & Land, together with Two Wet Docks and a Pub Beer Garden Investment

Property Description

The property comprises of land and buildings alongside the Oxford Canal. The north of the site comprises the beer garden of the Waterside Pub and Carvery, formerly The Old Royal Oak, which is let to Greene King. This area comprises an area of surfaced land to the canalside elevation of the pub to the north, the southern section comprises a grassed beer garden including a small children's play area. The south of the site comprises a small boat yard with two buildings and two bay wet dock with workshop space and a separate office/storage building. The buildings are single storey and of prefabricated concrete construction. There are a number of moorings alongside the site. These do not form part of the sale and will be retained by the Vendor, however the purchaser will be liable to enter into a Mooring Agreement together with a Connection Agreement for the wet docks. Full details will be included within the legal pack.


The property is located in Hillmorton, approximately 3 miles south east of Rugby. The Oxford Canal runs to the west of the site and the Waterside Pub and Carvery is situated next to the Wharf.
Hillmorton is a suburb of Rugby and is predominately residential in nature. The site is easily accessible with the M1 motorway approximately 1 mile distant.

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The property is Freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion of the buildings, yard and wet docks.
The beer garden is let to Greene King by way of a Lease, which expired on 20th December 2017, at a current rent of £8,750 per annum.
We understand that Greene King have served a Section 26 Notice (now expired), requesting a new 15 year Lease directly to the Canal & River Trust.
Further details of this, together with details of access and services will be available for inspection within the legal pack.

Value Added Tax

VAT will be chargeable on this transaction.

Auctioneers Note

Please note no offers will be considered prior to the Auction Sale.


External viewings only.


Unit Sq.m. Sq.ft.
Office: 72.75 783
Wet Docks: 142.83 1,537
Workshop: 71.07 765
Total: 286.65 3,085
The beer garden has a site area of 646 sq.m. and the total site area is approximately 0.43 acres.

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