Land for sale in Former Gooch And Housego, Market Place, Ilminster, Somerset TA19

£500,000 (£32.8/sq. ft)
15,246 sq. ft*
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Property description


Strictly by appointment with the vendors agents.


Ilminster is a small country town located just to the south of the A303 trunk road approximately 12 miles south east of Taunton and a similar distance west of Yeovil.

The historic town centre is a mixture of retail and residential properties with the subject property occupying a prominent position on the northern side of the square adjoining the Co-op and opposite Boots.

The property

The property comprises a collection of period stone and brick buildings on a variety of floors. The property is Grade II Listed extending over three storeys with ground floor offices and stores, and workshop areas at first and second floor levels.

To the rear there is a brick built factory building on three/four floors comprising workshop facilities. A more modern extension is provided on the western side.

Access to the property is from Cornhill through a central arch in the building.


Detailed Planning Approval and Listed Building Consent has been granted by South Somerset District Council for a mixed use development of 14 residential units (10 houses, 4 flats and 3 commercial units) involving the demolition of parts of the existing buildings and conversion of others as detailed on the approved plans.

The planning permission is subject to a Section 106 Agreement under the Town & Country Planning Act which requires financial contributions to be made to recreation and leisure facilities totalling £58,490 plus index linking.


It is believed that all mains services are available close to the property. There is an electricity sub-station within the property.

Method of sale

On application

finance act 1989

Unless otherwise stated, all prices and rents are quoted exclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT). Any intending purchaser or lessee should satisfy themselves as to VAT in respect of any transaction.

Information pack

An information pack providing details of the site is available by contacting the agent’s office. This includes:

1. Listed Building Consent
2. Planning approval
3. Section 106 Agreement
4. Title information
5. Survey reports
6. Service enquiries


For further information please contact the Sole Agents, Chesters Commercial Ltd:

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Property info

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