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For Sale By Auction | 2:30pm, 14 October 2021 | Lot 20

17, 17a, 19, 19a, 21 and 21a, High Street, Shefford, Bedfordshire, SG17 5DD

*Guide | £500,000+ (plus fees)

  • Mixed Use
  • Tenure: Freehold

Call the team on 01234 362899 for more information

Auction Date

Thu 14/10/2021

Auction Time


Auction Venue

Venue 360 - 20 Gipsy Lane, Luton LU1 3JH

Viewing Times:

Thu 30 Sep

13:15 - 14:00

Wed 6 Oct

13:15 - 14:00

Extremely well located, this substantial mixed use property incorporates three shops, offices and a two bedroom flat, with parking to the rear.

Located in the very heart of this picturesque town, this single lot consists of three separate character buildings in a row that face the High Street. Each building comprises a shop on the ground floor with two of the buildings divided with offices on the first floor and the first floor of the third (21) being a splendid apartment. To the rear is a paved parking area which is accessed via a coaching arch beneath 17A. All six units are currently let.



Number 17:

This ground floor retail unit is let as a bakery. In addition to the retail area at the front are two store/preparation rooms and a WC with a pedestrian door at the side.

Number 19:

An angling and pet foods shop with a retail area and a separate WC.

Number 21:

The largest of the three shops, this unit is let as a Turkish Barbers. Behind the sizeable retail area are a number of other rooms and a pedestrian door to the rear.

Number 17a:

With a separate entrance from the rear, this suite of offices comprise a sizeable reception area, three separate offices, two toilets and a small kitchen.

Number 19a:

With a ground floor entrance and stairs shared with 21a, 19a comprises three separate offices (one is vacant), a separate toilet and hand basin, plus a small kitchen.

Number 21a:

Created in 2009 this very nicely presented apartment features a splendid kitchen/living room with exposed timbers and a vaulted ceiling, a master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a second bedroom (used by the current tenants as a sitting room) and a bathroom.


A driveway beneath a coaching arch under 17a leads to a paved parking area with walls to the side and rear boundary.

Monthly Rental Income:

17 - £579.20 + VAT. 17A - £416.67 + VAT. 19 - £500.00 + VAT (Rent increase provisionally agreed from 1st Oct to £625 + VAT). 19A - £198.83 + VAT. 21 - £694.44 + VAT. 21A - £775 (let under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) agreement. Total Income: £3,164.14 Excl. VAT.


The building is Grade II listed. Listing Number: 1158029.

Open House Viewings:

Thu 30 Sep: 13:15 - 14:00 Wed 6 Oct: 13:15 - 14:00 These are open house viewings, you do not need to make an appointment you can just turn up between the above times. Although the legal requirement to wear a face covering has ended, the government expects and recommends that people continue to wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces. So we’re encouraging our colleagues and you, our viewers, to continue wearing face coverings if you can.

Energy Efficiency Rating (EPC)

Current Rating TBA


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

Local Authority

Central Bedfordshire Council - 0300 300 8301


J Garrard & Allen , 4 High Street, Olney, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK46 4BB, Ref: Rennie Chambers -, Tel: 01234 711215

Additional Fees

Buyer's Premium - There is no Buyer's Premium payable on this lot.

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an administration fee of £1,200 incl. VAT.

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