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For Sale By Auction | 11:00, 27 July 2022 | Lot 8

1 Cawston Road, Aylsham, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 6BX

Sold £162,000

  • Commercial Property
  • Tenure: Freehold

Call the team on 01603 505 100 for more information

Auction Date

Wed 27/07/2022

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Livestream Auction

Detached commercial property comprising a let optician and vacant offices offering potential for residential conversion

This prominent town centre building is arranged as two units. The ground floor shop is let at £600 per quarter (£2,400 pa) to a long established tenant, Abbott and Murdock opticians, who have been in occupation for many years.. On the ground and first floors are vacant self contained offices that were until recently let to Lovewell Blake. They are accessed via Penfold Street to the side and offer the potential for conversion into a maisonette subject to the necessary consents. The property is not listed, however lies within a conservation area.




Optician: Ground Floor: Testing room, dispensing room, front and side access, kitchen, w.c.


Office: Ground Floor: Entrance hall / waiting room, office, male and female w.c. First Floor: Three offices


Off road parking and garden used by optician.


According to the valuation office website the opticians has an area of 50.6 sq/m and a rateable value of £4,600 and the offices an area of 66.4 sq/m and a rateable value of £4,700 with effect from 1st April 2017.


Final viewings are arranged for Tuesday 26 July. To book an appointment please call the Norwich office.

Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating D


Interested parties are requested to make their own enquiries to the relevant authorities as to the availability of services.

Local Authority

Broadland District Council


Hansells, Ref: Yvonne Benner, Tel: 01603 275820

Additional Fees

Buyer's Premium - £900 inc VAT payable on exchange of contracts.

Administration Charge - 0.3% inc VAT of the purchase price, subject to a minimum of £1200 inc VAT, payable on exchange of contracts.

Disbursements - Please see the legal pack for any disbursements listed that may become payable by the purchaser on completion.