0 bedroom Commercial located at Lyme Regis - For Rental

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Full Description:

For Rental

These beachside premises have been trading as an ice cream parlour in recent years. They have been temporarily taken back by the Landlords as re-roofing is required and this is due to be completed by the end of November 2019. At the same time the interior will be refurbished and ready for a new tenant to fit out to their own requirements. In addition there is an outdoor seating area with space for up to 32 covers. The property is suited to a variety of uses and all proposals will be given consideration by the Landlords, Lyme Regis Town Council.

The property occupies an unrivalled seafront location adjacent to the beach with views across Lyme Bay and to the Cobb Harbour. The town centre and harbour are just a short walk away.

(Please see floor plan) 17'1 x 8'9 (5.21m x 2.67m) overall

Entrance door to Shop/Preparation Area:
about 8'9 x 7'4 (2.67m x 2.24m) with uPVC double glazed window, sink with electric water heater, square archway to

about 8'9 x 8'8 (2.67m x 2.64m) with full width servery hatch (uPVC double glazed). Stainless steel worktop with hand basin and electric water heater. Stockroom off. Separate Bin Store.

Outdoor Seating Area:
about 68'2 x 10'10 (20.8m x 3.3m) tapering to 7'3 (2.25m) overall
With consent for up to 8 tables each with 4 chairs. Choice of tables and chairs to be agreed with the Landlords, Lyme Regis Town Council.

Please Note:
The adjacent Kitchen is excluded from the lease - it is for the use of beach hut hirers/licencees.


The Lease:
A new 7 year lease will be granted on internal repairing terms with insurance contributions and 3 yearly rent reviews (a copy of the draft lease is available at the agent's offices). The anticipated commencement date is 1st January 2020.

Please Note:
This is a non-renewable lease (i.e. excluded from the Security of Tenure Provisions of the 1954 Landlord and Tenant Act).

Rent: £17,500 p.a. plus VAT.
Ingoing: Offers Invited.

The Use:
Any use within Planning Use Clauses A1 - A5 will be considered.

Commercial Property Use Classes:
A1 Shops - Shops, retail warehouses, hairdressers, undertakers, travel and ticket agencies, post offices, pet shops, sandwich bars, showrooms, domestic hire shops, dry cleaners, funeral directors and internet cafes.
A2 Financial and professional services - Financial services such as banks and building societies, professional services (other than health and medical services) and including estate and employment agencies. It does not include betting offices or pay day loan shops - these are now classed as sui generis uses (see below).
A3 Restaurants and cafés - For the sale of food and drink for consumption on the premises - restaurants, snack bars and cafes.
A4 Drinking establishments - Public houses, wine bars or other drinking establishments (but not night clubs) including drinking establishments with expanded food provision.
A5 Hot food takeaways - For the sale of hot food for consumption off the premises

Opening Hours:
7am until 11pm.

Fitting Out:
As referred to above this will be the responsibility of the new tenants.

Please submit offers for the Ingoing figure together with an outline of the proposed use, experience/track record of the applicant to Martin Diplock s offices. The top 5 applications will be forwarded to Lyme Regis Town Council for determination by them. The closing date for bids will be Monday 30th September 2019 at 5.00pm.

The Town Council supports plastic free Lyme Regis and has also declared a climate emergency. The Council will want to ensure that single-use plastics are avoided by the chosen Tenant and that high standards of environmental sustainability are maintained at all times. All proposals will be expected to demonstrate support for these principles.

Local Authority: Dorset Council, South Walks House, South Walks Road, Dorchester DT1 1UZ, (01305) 251010.
Rateable Value: £9,700
Rates Payable: £4,762.70 p.a.
Please Note: Rates relief of up to 100% may be available, please enquire of Dorset Council on (01305) 838028.

Strictly by appointment with the vendor s agents, Martin Diplock Estate Agents & Valuers, 36 Broad Street, Lyme Regis on (01297) 445500.

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Lyme Regis
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