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For Sale By Auction | 14.30pm, 10 June 2021 | Lot 12

8-9 Rock Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN2 1NF

*Guide | £900,000 - £950,000 (plus fees)

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Auction Date

Thu 10/06/2021

Auction Time


Auction Venue

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2 Adjoining buildings part commercial/part residential producing £49,000 per annum with future potential to convert to 2 houses (subject to consent)

Built between 1822-1830 as 2 Houses the properties comprises one inner terraced and one end terrace buildings each on 3 storeys plus basements arranged as ground floor commercial unit and 2 self contained residential flats over. Commercial Ground and basement with whole of rear garden trading as Busby and Wilds Gastro Eatery - 16 year lease from 12/October/2009 Current rent £22,000 per annum FRI terms -extending to circa 82 sqm on ground floor +basement Residential Separate entrance on East side of building leading to 2 good size 3 Bedroom flats each around 82 sq m (880 sq ft) - see floor plans - each with Bath/Shower/wc and second shower/wc One flat Let at £1150 pcm and the other at £1100 pcm Current rent total from flats £27,000 per annum NOTE -This building is VATABLE and will be a TRANSFER AS A GOING CONCERN (TOGC)


Situated in the East Cliff Conservation area of Kemp Town adjacent Sussex Square and within a 10 minute walk of central Brighton with all the facilities of the City centre. Brighton Seafront and Promenade is within a few minutes walk.

development potential

There is potential in our opinion to let the 2 flats on an HMO basis and doing so could increase the total rental income to circa £60,000 per annum +. A further reversionary opportunity exists to return the buildings into 2 Houses subject to consents.

Additional Fees

Administration Charge - Purchasers will be required to pay an Administration fee of 0.3% (0.25% plus VAT) of the sale price, subject to a minimum of £900 (£750 plus VAT)

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