JOLLY ROGER BOAT YARD CANAL WHARF CATFORTH ROAD, CATFORTH, PRESTON, PR4 0HE

Quick Summary

Property ID
4934
For sale:
£225,000
To let:
Price on request
Category:
Miscellaneous
Area:
400 sq ft
Location:
Preston

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Property Description

Location

The property is located to north bank of the Lancaster canal in Catforth, a rural village approximately 6 miles north of Preston city centre.

The surrounding area comprises a rural landscape having convenient access to Blackpool, Garstang, Preston and the national motorway network of the M55, M6, M61 and M65 thereto.

Mainline rail access can be obtained from Preston and international flights from Blackpool airport approximately 12 miles west of site.

Lancaster Canal comprises 41 miles of attractive lock free cruising down the longest uninterrupted stretch of the country and is connected to the national canal network via the Ribble Link.

Description

  • Secure workshop, yard and berths
  • Well presented site
  • Business growth potential
  • Pleasant rural location close to Preston

The property is currently owned by Pendle Marine and comprises of a fenced yard, chandlery and a boat sales building with integral café and canal side berthing for as many as 25  boats. The moorings are owned by the Canal and River Trust, however Pendle Marine impose a facility charge of £425 per annum per boat to cover the costs of parking, toilet facilities etc.,

Accommodation

The accommodation extends to:

  Boat Sales & Chandlery   196.22 m sq
  Mezzanine Café   32.86 m sq
  Yard & Car Park   310.12 m sq
  Store Yard   185.93 m sq
  Canal Frontage   186.9 m sq

The site extends to a total area of .071 hectares or 0.17 acres.

Services

The property benefits from mains electricity and water supply. Drainage is to septic tank. There is no provision for mains gas however the yard currently has consent as a propane and calor gas dealer.

It is the ingoing occupier’s responsibility to verify and confirm that all services, appliances and systems are in working order and have suitable capacity for purpose.

Planning

The property benefits from a B1/B2 planning use and is free from restriction; it is the occupiers responsibility to verify that their intended use is acceptable to the Local Planning Authority – enquires of Preston City Council may be made on -01772 906 000.

Terms

The property is available for sale by private treaty and written offers should be submitted to the agent.

It is understood that the commercial waterways licences will be negotiated with the Cancal and River Trust prior to completion of any sale. Enquiries relating to this should be referred to the Agent.

The property may be available to let by way of a full repairing and insuring lease for a ten year term.

Price

Offers in the region of £225,000 exclusive.  Sold with stock at valuation and fixtures and fittings

Rent

Year 1                 £15,000 per annum

Years 2 – 10        £30,000 per annum

(including stock at valuation and fixtures and fittings)

Business Rates

The property is assessed for Non Domestic Rates and has an RV of £6,000 (2014/15)

Small Business Rates Relief may be available upon application to the Local Authority and the property may be subject to Transitional Relief; enquires of Preston City Council on 01772 906 000.

EPC

An EPC is available upon request

Costs

The prospective Purchaser/Tenant would be responsible for the Vendors reasonable legal costs and in respect of a lease an application for  tenancy may be subject to a credit check

SDLT & VAT

All prices are quoted exclusive of VAT or SDLT.

Rateable Value
£6,000.00. Please contact the local rating office for more information and the actual rates payable.

VIEWING

Viewing strictly by appointment with Petty Chartered Surveyors.