Leonard Street, Bingley, West Yorkshire, BD16
• Substantial Period Property
• Mixed Use Opportunity
• Scope for Further Development
The property comprises a substantial detached former coach house, of traditional coursed Yorkshire stone construction set under a pitched York Stone roof.
In 2016, planning consent was granted for change of use (Planning Ref: 16/06532/FUL) for development of car showroom, workshop and office space together with the development of two flats at first floor level. A large proportion of these works have been undertaken however there is still scope for further development and finishing of the building to a purchaser’s own requirements.
The main part of the building is currently demised to comprise an open plan workshop, staff kitchen and WC facilities. There is additional scope for this part of the property to be used as workshop, office or showroom accommodation. To the first floor, the property comprises a recently converted two bedroom flat. Although there are still the works to be finished, this part of the accommodation is presented to a very high overall standard and retains a wealth of original features including exposed stone walls and open beamed ceiling.
The right hand side of the building comprises an open plan workshop area access by large timber doors. There is scope for this accommodation to be used as additional showroom or office space, furthermore as part of the planning consent, there is potential for a mezzanine floor to be installed in order to create a second two bedroom flat.
To the front of the property is a substantial tarmac forecourt area, currently used for the display of sales vehicles which has provision for the display of up to 15 cars.
The property benefits from gas fired central heating and recently fitted uPVC double glazing.
The property is measured in accordance with the RICS Property Measurement 1st Edition (2015) on a gross internal basis.Ground Floor - 152.91 sqm (1,646 sqft)First Floor - 78.44 sqm (844 sqft)Total - 231.35 sqm (2,490 sqft)
Offers in the region of £290,000 (exclusive of VAT) are sought for the freehold interest.
Rateable Value £7,900Standard Non Domestic Multiplier 2017/18: 46.4p N.B. The rateable value is not the sum payable. The Non Domestic Business Multiplier should be applied after which small business relief and transitional phasing may also be applicable. Interested parties should make their own enquiries with the Valuation Office Agency or Local Authority.
The property is set in a prominent corner position at the junction of Leonard Street and Merchants Court, approximately a quarter of a mile to the south of Bingley town centre. The property is to be found in a convenient location within easy reach of Bradford Road, one of the main arterial routes into Bingley.
Bingley is a popular local town and benefits from excellent transport connections including a regular train service between Skipton, Leeds and Bradford and also having the A650 Aire Valley Trunk Road within a short distance of the property.