- Combined rental income of £20,557 per annum.
- Attractive investment portfolio.
- High Street Position.
- Two ground floor shop units.
- Two bedroom maisonette.
- One bedroom flat.
- Yield on commercial 10%
- Yield on residential 5.5%
17-21 High Street is situated in a prominent position fronting on to the High Street within Galashiels town centre.
Galashiels with a population of approximately 14,000 is on of the principal towns in the Scottish Borders. It is generally considered to be the main administrative, retail and social centre for the region, effectively serving a population of 110,000. In recent years Galshiels has been subject to considerable investment.
Developments have included the Galashiels inner relief road and the Borders Railway link. Which has re-established passenger services between Edinburgh Waverly and the central Borders. The journey time from Galashiels to Edinburgh city centre is approximately 55 minutes, with departures every 30 minutes.
The town features a wide range of High street and out of town retailing, restaurants, cafes and local amenities. There is also a significant student population, as home to the Heriot Watt University School of Textiles and Design as well as having a campus of Borders College.
This Opportunity is well positioned - directly opposite the £6.7 million Great Tapestry of Scotland Development which is anticipated to generate an additional 50,000 visitors each year.
A two storey plus attic level symmetrical end terrace building providing an attractive investment portfolio comprising two ground floor retail units, together with a one bedroom flat and a two bedroom maisonette on the upper levels.
17 – 21 is of traditional stone construction under a pitched roof clad in slate incorporating dormer window projections to the front elevation. The ground floor units each have a traditional shop frontages to the High Street.
17 High Street
Well appointed self-contained ground floor retail unit which has been extended to the rear. Modernised and fitted out for current use as a beauty salon with reception (front shop), rear shop, office, WC and kitchen.
21 High Street
Fitted out as butchers. Front shop, rear shop/preparation area, wash room, rear courtyard.
A hard wood entrance door to the centre of the building provides communal access, hall and stairs to the residential properties. Both properties have recently been fully refurbished and are presented in good condition.
19 High Street
A first and attic level maisonette providing entrance hall, kitchen, living room, bathroom, landing, box room and two bedrooms.
19a High Street
A first floor flat with entrance hall, living room, bedroom, kitchen and shower room.
Address sq m sq ft Tenant Summary Passing Rent Lease
17 High Street nia 53.51 sq m (576 sq ft) Tantalise Retail £7,012 pa Fri terms
21 High Street nia 49.18 sq m (529 sq ft) Stuart Noble Retail £6,157 pa Fri terms
19 High Street gea 102.45 sq m (1,102 sq ft) Maisonette £4,200 pa Short Assured
19a High Street gea 42.80 sq m (461 sq ft) Mr S Scott Flat £3,240 pa Short Assured
Mains electricity water and drainage to all properties. 17 High Street has a modern gas fired central heating system via radiators. Heating to the other properties are predominantly electric night storage heating
This property is sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, whether public or private, and any existing or proposed wayleaves, servitude rights, restrictions and burdens of whatever kind, whether referred to in these particulars or not.
A closing date may be set for offers. Please note that only those parties who formally notify their interest will be informed of the closing date. Interested parties are advised to notify the selling agents of their interest as soon as possible. The sellers reserve the right to sell privately and are not bound to accept the highest or indeed any offer.
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