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Fore Bondgate, Bishop Auckland

Offers In Region Of £140,000

Property Features

  • Double Fronted Shop Premises with 2 x Self Contained 1st Floor Flats
  • Historic Shopping Street
  • Large Secure Rear Yard
  • Freehold With Vacant Possession
  • Public Car Parking Near By
The property is located in the historic Fore Bondgate area of Bishop Auckland town centre, historically the main shopping street now filled with a wide range of independent businesses. The historic market town of Bishop Auckland, once the main residence to the Bishops of Durham, offers a wide range of shopping, leisure and recreational facilities as well as schools and colleges. The property is also situated within walking distance of Auckland Castle, the beautiful Deer Park, The Mining Art Gallery and the soon to open Spanish Gallery. Kynren the outdoor live action show is also nearby. There are good road links to the main regional centres of Durham City (via A688,A167) Darlington (via A68), Newcastle (via A688,A1M) and Sunderland (via A688,A690). Main transport links are also available from these locations with regular rail and bus services North and South. Domestic and international air travel is available from Newcastle and Teesside International Airports.

SHOP

GROUND FLOOR

Sales Area 1
5.79m x 4.62m
Main timber entrance door, large shop display windows to main shopping street, spacious shop sales area with counter, throughway to kitchen and rear entrance door.

Kitchen Area
2.72m x 2m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units worksurfaces over and stainless-steel sink unit inset.

Shower Room
2.03m x 1.28m
Fitted with a white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, wc, shower cubical fully tiled with electric shower and wall mounted electric water heater.

Sales Area 2/Office
4.34m x 4.04m
Currently utilised as an office, again a large sales area with display windows to the main shopping street.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR

Staircase to:

Storeroom 1
4.27m x 3.16m
Large room with concrete flooring, power and lighting.

Storeroom 2
4.89m x 3.15m
Built-in storage shelving with large work surfaces, power and lighting.

RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION

GROUND FLOOR
Front entrance door from main street. Hallway with staircase leading to:

FIRST FLOOR

Landing area.

FLAT A

Kitchen
2.45m x 2.12m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units, corresponding work surfaces over and stainless-steel sink drainer unit. Space for low level fridge freezer, pluming for washing machine, tiled splashbacks and window.

Shower Room
2.17m x 1.22m
Fitted with a pedestal wash hand basin, wc, walk-in shower cubical fully tiled with electric shower and opaque window.

Bedroom/Reception
4.05m x 3.16m
Wall mounted electric heater and two windows.

FLAT B

Small lobby leading to:

Kitchen
2.9m x 2.58m
Fitted with a range of wall and base units, corresponding work surfaces over and stainless-steel sink drainer unit. Space and pluming for washing machine, electric water heater, tiled splashbacks and window.

Shower Room
2.02m x 1.2m
Fitted with a wash hand basin, wc, walk-in shower cubical with electric shower, fully tiled walls and extractor fan.

Bedroom/Reception
4.60m x 3.45m
Wall mounted electric heater and window.

EXTERNAL
The property is located in the historic Fore Bondgate shopping street with passing trade by both foot and vehicle. Parking is available both outside the front of the property and via a public car park to the rear.

Rear Yard
Large fully enclosed rear yard with secure electric roller shutter door. A gated access exists for the neighbouring property 32 Fore Bondgate with a right of access over the yard by foot only.

COUNCIL TAX
Flat A - Council Tax Band A
Flat B - Council Tax Band A

RATEABLE VALUE
The property is presently assessed for business rates. The Valuation Office Agency website www.voa.gov.uk shows a rateable value of £4,700. There is a Gross Internal Area of 71.61 square metres.

SERVICES
There is a mains water supply, mains electricity, mains drains and telephone.

TENURE
The property is Freehold.

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham, DH1 5UL.
Tel 0300 1237070. Web site: www.durham.gov.uk.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through the selling agent.

Energy Performance

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