NORTH TAWTON | £155,000

A MIXED RESIDENTAIL AND RETAIL SHOP situated in a prominent High Street position between the Spar Shop and the Fish & Chip Shop comprising a GROUND FLOOR RETAIL UNIT with Back Office/Storage Area, Cloakroom & Kitchenette and FIRST FLOOR FLAT offering well laid out TWO BEDROOM accommodation benefitting from double glazing and mains gas central heating throughout as well a large Rear Courtyard.
SITUATION North Tawton is a small but busy town set in the heart of the rural Devonshire countryside. It is the centre for an active and friendly community and offers a good range of local shops and stores, along with a primary school, doctors surgery, dentist's, bank, post office, chemist, public houses, garage and church. Okehampton, approximately 6 and a half miles to the south-west, offers the wide range of amenities and facilities one would expect from North Dartmoor's principal town, including shops, supermarkets, banks, leisure facilities, pubs and restaurants. The A30 dual carrigeway is located approximately 5 miles to the north of North Tawton and gives fast road access to Exeter and the M5, as well acting as a gateway to Cornwall. There are excellent sporting and recreational opportunities in the area including Leisure Centres and sports clubs at Okehampton, Crediton and Exeter, nearby golf courses at Okehampton, Waterbridge, Crediton and Moretonhampstead, fishing in the rivers Taw and Torridge, nearby riding stables, local tennis courts and clubs, and superb walking on Dartmoor, about twenty minutes drive.

DESCRIPTION 8 High Street is a mixed Commercial/Residential Property situated in a super trading location in the heart of North Tawton between the Spar Shop and the Fish & Chip Shop. On the ground floor there is a light spacious shop/office space with a rear Work/Storage Area including a Kitchenette and Cloakroom, whilst on the First Floor and accessed from a separate entrance there is a spacious self contained Flat offering well laid out, nicely presented and spacious, two bedroom accommodation. The property is mostly double glazed throughout, benefits from mains gas central heating and has a large concrete courtyard to the rear creating further storage space or a nice Summer Seating Area. The Shop is currently let as a Haberdashery and Gift Shop and the flat is currently vacant, although a new tenant is being sought. The estimated rental income including both properties is £850pcm.

RETAIL SHOP/OFFICE SPACE From High Street, a fully glazed Front Door opens into the Retail/Office Space with recessed windows on either side providing a good display area with electricity, light and telephone connected. At the rear a panel door opens into the Work Room/Store with a Kitchenette in one corner comprising a single drainer stainless steel sink unit and cupboard below. At the rear a further door opens into the Rear Hall with Cloakroom to one side fitted with a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin. From the Rear Hall a half glazed Back Door opens out to the Rear Courtyard.

THE SELF CONTAINED FLAT From the High Street, a shared door opens into the Communal Outer Hall with a terracotta tiled floor and housing the electric and gas meters. From here the Front Door opens to a flight of stairs leading up to a small Landing and a further door opening into the

ENTRANCE HALL with doors off to all the rooms, door to a useful built-in Cloaks Cupboard fitted with a storage shelf, further recess with coat hanging hooks and radiator.

SITTING/DINING ROOM 12' 10" x 12' 8" (3.91m x 3.86m) A light and spacious living room with a good sized window at the front. Central heating thermostat, TV & telephone points, radiator.

KITCHEN 9' 0" x 6' 3" (2.74m x 1.91m) incorporating a most attractive range of recently fitted wall and floor units to two sides under a roll top work surface with pretty tiled splash backs. Inset single drainer stainless steel sink unit set below the window at the rear. New electric cooker with 4-ring hob and double oven below and integrated extractor hood over; space, plumbing & vent for washing machine/dryer, space for refrigerator. Radiator. Mains gas 'combi' boiler providing domestic hot water and supplying radiators.

BEDROOM 1 12' 3" x 11' 4" (3.73m x 3.45m) With window at the rear, TV & telephone points and radiator.

BEDROOM 2 10' 2" x 8' 9" (3.1m x 2.67m) with window to front and radiator

BATHROOM A good sized Bathroom fitted with a matching white suite comprising a pine panelled bath with fully tiled splash backs, manual shower attachment & shower curtain rail, a low level WC and a pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splash backs and mirror over. Extractor fan and radiator. In one corner is the Airing Cupboard fitted with a good range of slatted shelving and with an electric bar heater.

OUTSIDE From the Rear Hall a half glazed Back Door opens into the Rear Courtyard, which is partially walled and laid to concrete ideal as extra storage space or a Summer Seating Area.

SERVICES Mains electricity, mains water and mains drainage. Mains Gas Fired Boiler providing domestic hot water and servicing radiators. Telephone connected subject to BT regulations.

RATES Flat Council Tax ~ Band A.
Rateable Value of Shop - Contact West Devon Borough Council

VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment through the agent. Out of Hours Please Call 01769 580024 or E-Mail