Sold Prior | Lot 73

280 & 280A Fylde Road, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, Lancashire PR2 2NJ

Sold Prior

  • Commercial Property
  • Tenure: Leasehold.

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Auction Date

Wed 17/04/2024

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Online Auction

Tenanted Retail Showroom & 7 Bedroom Accommodation – Potential To Generate £71,000+ pa

Prominently located detached property briefly comprising a ground floor retail (kitchen) showroom with workshop to rear plus self-contained seven bed residential accommodation at first floor. Ground Floor Retail Showroom: Currently rented on a rolling contract achieving £17,000pa + VAT (£20,400 inc VAT) comprising of: •Main showroom – 160 sq m •Separately accessed rear workshop with loading doors and drive through facility into a small rear yard area – 75 sq m •Mezzanine storage – 70 sq m •Rear service area including a kitchen, washroom/WC and ancillary. We have been informed that the tenants have been in occupation for approximately 10 years. First Floor Accommodation: With its own private entrance, this large apartment offers 7 good size double bedrooms with two shower rooms, one bathroom, a double kitchen with dining area and a separate communal living room. There is also a balcony offered to the rear of the building. Previously been let as student accommodation for the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN), contractors and Air B&B, this has been achieving on average £150 per week / £4,500 per month (£54,000pa). The total combined potential income would therefore be £71,000 per annum, when fully let. We have been provided with the landlords monthly costings totalling approx. £1,100pcm which include all utility bills and the monthly ground rent charge. The living accommodation could also be subdivided into 2- 3 apartments subject to the necessary consents being obtained. Externally: There is a flagged forecourt suitable for off road parking together with lower loading bay / car parking areas. The enclosed rear year (which could readily be covered) has drive-through access from the workshop. Location: Prominently located on the north side of Fylde Road (A583) on the northerly edge of Preston City Centre close to the University and Docklands. Tenure: Leasehold Service Charge: None Ground Rent: £495pcm (£5,940pa) as informed by seller Length of Lease: 125 years from 27 March 2015 Title number: LAN164449 Council Tax Band: C (Business Rates for Showroom payable by tenant) Local Authority: Preston




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Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating Residential Accommodation: D

Local Authority

Preston City Council


The Ellen Court Partnership, Ref: The Ellen Court Partnership

Important Notice to Prospective Buyers:

We draw your attention to the Special Conditions of Sale within the Legal Pack, referring to other charges in addition to the purchase price which may become payable. Such costs may include Search Fees, reimbursement of Sellers costs and Legal Fees, and Transfer Fees amongst others.

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - 1.98% inc VAT of the purchase price, subject to a minimum of £1980 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.