Hollis Morgan – October live online auction - A prominent freehold former bank ( circa 4000 Sq Ft ) with planning granted to convert into 6 x apartments and a retails unit with a gdv of £1.1m
Former NatWest Bank, 1 Beaufort Square, Chepstow NP16 5LG
Also referenced as 1 And 2 Hocker Hill Street Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 5ZT
*** sold @ auction ***
guide price £475,000
sold @ £476,000
Lot Number 10
The Live Online Auction is on Wednesday 20th October @ 18:00
Registration Deadline is on Monday 18th October @ 16:00
The Auction will be streamed live online via the Hollis Morgan website & you can chose to bid by telephone, proxy or via your computer.
Registration is a simple online process – please visit the Hollis Morgan auction website and click “register to bid”
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A Freehold former bank premises occupying an elevated position in the centre of this sought after town with views of the Severn Bridge and Chepstow Castle from the upper floors and fronting the town square.
The accommodation ( circa 4000 Sq Ft ) is arranged over four floors plus sub basement and a gated courtyard to the front.
Sold with vacant possession.
The property is situated on the Town Square medieval market town of Chepstow just moments from Chepstow Castle, the oldest surviving post-roman stone fortification in Britain. Chepstow itself is described as the gateway to the Wye Valley, which is a designated area of outstanding natural beauty. The town itself has many cafes, bars, bistros and restaurants plus many independently owned stores. There are good junior and comprehensive schools in the area and Chepstow has excellent commuter links via bus and rail with the A48, M4, M48 and M5 networks bringing Newport, Cardiff, Bristol, Gloucester and Cheltenham within commuting distance.
Planning granted - conversion to apartments
Planning has been granted ( DM/2021/00197 ) to convert the property into 6 apartments and a retail unit with outdoor space.
We understand the gdv to be in the region of £1.1m
There is scope subject to consents to convert the retail unit into a 7th residential unit.
Two Bedroom Flat - 77m2
One Bedroom Flat - 37m2
One Bedroom Flat - 37m2
Two Bedroom Flat - 63.5m2
One Bedroom Flat - 37m2
Two Bedroom Flat - 64.5m2
Residential value £1,054,432
Retail space with gated outdoor area (B1/A3) 54m2
Combined Value (Residential + Commercial): £1,135,952
Application ReceivedThu 04 Feb 2021
Application ValidatedThu 04 Feb 2021
Address1 And 2 Hocker Hill Street Chepstow Monmouthshire NP16 5ZT
ProposalChange of use and alterations to part of the ground floor from A2 (Financial and professional), to A1, A2, A3 and B1 use. Conversion, change of use and alterations to the remaining building into 6 residential flats.
Decision Issued DateWed 07 Jul 2021
Appeal DecisionNot Available
Full details of the proposed scheme and drawings can be downloaded with the online legal pack.
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Stage 1 – Complete the Online Bidding Form
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