SITUATION AND DESCRIPTION
The property is situated in the centre of Honiton in a prominent trading location fronting on to both the High Street and Dolphin Court. Honiton is a thriving East Devon market town which serves a wide rural area and has a busy centre featuring many independent and national retailers. Honiton has three market days a week and this contributes to the vibrancy and appeal of the town. The town is located some 15 miles southwest of Exeter and 65 miles southwest of Bristol. It benefits from good road communication with access to the north, east and west via the A30 and A35. The M5 motorway can be reached at Junction 29 from the dual carriageway along the A30 to Exeter some 15 miles distance.
This property is a Grade II Listed hotel and former coaching inn. The ground floor fronts the High Street, Honiton. There is also allocated parking to the rear.
The property comprises the ground floor of what was originally the Dolphin Hotel and public house with in addition two floors over some of which can be used for staff, storage and private cloakroom purposes.
The accommodation with approximate measurements is as follows:
There is a net area of 3230 sq ft. (300sq m.) with in addition public cloakrooms.
Additional accommodation which can be made available to any tenant/purchaser.
A new lease is available for part or the whole on a repairing obligation to be negotiated. The further lease terms are to be negotiated as is the rental.
Our clients’ will consider disposing of the freehold in part or for the whole building at a price to be negotiated.
Unless otherwise stated all prices and rates are quoted exclusive of VAT.
Each party will bear their own legal costs in any transaction.
Mains water drainage, gas and electricity are believed to be available to the premises. Prospective tenants/purchasers should make their own enquiries of the relevant providers. The gas boiler to the rear of the property is redundant as are the radiators to the front. New smoke and alarm systems will need to be installed.
We understand that there are two rateable values for the two sections. Front £3000 and Rear – The Orange Tree £16,700.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING EPC
The property is Listed so an EPC is not required at this stage.
It is the responsibility of the owner or tenant of the property, and anyone else who has control over it and/or responsibility for maintaining it to comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012). The detection of asbestos and asbestos-related compounds is beyond the scope of Drew Pearce and accordingly we recommend you obtain advice from a specialist source.
For further information or to make an appointment to view with the sole agent Drew Pearce 1748 Limited call John Daborn or Michael Henderson 01392 201748.