25 Market Close, Poole, BH15 1NE

  • Office
  • 3,493 sq ft
  • For Sale
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Under Offer
Property Type Office
Tenure For Sale
Size 3,493 sq ft
Price £650,000 exclusive subject to the existing income
Business Rates Upon Enquiry
Energy Performance Rating This property has been set as EPC exempt.
Reason: Listed building

Grade 1 Listed Town Centre Office Building

Key Features

  • 324.5 sq m (3,493 sq ft)
  • Subject to occupation by an existing Tenant holding over under an expired lease
  • Rental income of £42,500 per annum exclusive
  • Good on-site parking
  • Close to town centre facilities

Description

Originally called Poole Mansion, the property was constructed in 1746 by John Bastard for Sir Peter Thompson who was a successful merchant. The property is considered to be the finest example of Georgian architecture in Dorset.

The property comprises a Grade I Listed office building with Flemish bond brick elevations under a hipped tiled roof with many original features. The property is self-contained and provides office accommodation over three floors together with a large conservatory and a basement.

The ground floor has a feature personnel entrance door which provides access into a large reception office which in turn leads to two further offices, a large conservatory which is used as a staff break out area and ladies and gents WC’s. The first floor comprises four offices over split levels together with a kitchen/staff room and the second floor comprises five separate offices again over split levels. There are two staircases serving the property and a basement.

The specification can be summarised as follows:

• Gas fired central heating
• Combination of feature and office lighting
• Fully carpeted
• Male and female WC facilities
• Kitchen

Available area

The accommodation comprises of the following

Name Sq ft Sq m
Ground 1,141 106
1st 1,131 105.07
2nd 1,221 113.43
Total 3,493 324.50

Location

The property has a prominent frontage to Market Close in Poole town centre. Market Close is predominantly a residential street which is accessed from Dear Hay Lane, close to its junction with New Orchard.

New Orchard connects to the A350 which provides access to Poole Quay and the Port of Poole. The A350 also joins West Quay Road which in turn connects with the Holes Bay Road and A35 beyond.

The property lies within easy walking distance of Poole High Street, the Dolphin Shopping Centre and the bus and rail station. Poole rail station provides regular services to Weymouth, Bournemouth, Southampton and London Waterloo.

Tenure

For sale freehold.

The property is offered for sale subject to occupation by an existing Tenant holding over under an expired lease paying a rent of £42,500 per annum exclusive.

The Lease expired on 18th March 2022 and the Tenant is expecting to remain in occupation of the property for the next two years.

Further details are available from the Agents.

Price

£650,000 exclusive subject to the existing income as detailed above.

The property is not elected for VAT.

Business Rates

The property is assessed for Business Rates on a room by room basis. Details of the rateable values can be found on the Valuation Office Agency (VOA) website www.gov.uk/topic/local-government/business-rates

EPC

The property is exempt from an EPC due to its Grade I Listing.

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