Commercial for rent

Charlesfield, St Boswells, Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scottish Borders, United Kingdom

£20,000 per annum
£1,667 per month


Key features:
  • Highly flexible depot
  • Five bay steel portal framed general purpose building
  • Single storey office block
  • Hardcore surfaced yard
  • 0.30 Ha (0.74 acre) or thereby
  • Strategic location
  • Just off the A68 trunk road
  • Excellent road links
  • Central Scottish Borders Position
  • Awaiting Improved Photographs
  • General Purpose Unit Unit 198 sq m (2,131 sq ft)
  • Open Fronted Extension 132 sq m (1,420 sq ft)
  • Offices 112.17 sq m (1,207 sq ft)
  • [Office Net Internal Area 78.45 sq m (844 sq ft)]

Main Description
A highly flexible depot comprising a five-bay steel portal framed general purpose building and a single storey office block, together with a hardcore surfaced yard occupying a site of approximately 0.30 Ha (0.74 acre) or thereby. Strategic location just off the A68 trunk road with excellent road links to the north, south and principal towns within the Central Scottish Borders.

The subjects comprise a relatively level site of approximately 0.74 acres comprising a hardcore surfaced yard accessed via a concrete surfaced drive from the estate road with buildings including a five-bay steel portal framed commercial building to the southern end of the site running parallel with the western boundary (southern most two bays open fronted to east) and a single storey office block to the northern end.

The commercial building is understood to have been constructed around 2000. It is a standard steel portal framed construction externally clad with insulated composite steel box profile sheeting and a concrete floor. The unit benefits from vehicular access via the roller shutter door to the northern most bay (3.60 m x 3.26 m) and to the southern gable (4 m x 5.10 m) opening to the two-bay extension to the south. There are personnel doors to the south and east elevations.

The two-bay extension is of similar construction open fronted to the east elevation.

The single storey office facility is understood to be of timber framed construction with brick/block outer leaf and rendered finish under a flat roof.

Rainwater goods to the office block are of PVC specification. The commercial unit has a steel box guttering system.

The site benefits from security fencing to the western boundary and security gates from the estate road.

The accommodation comprises:

General Purpose Unit: Five bay steel portal framed building providing a three bay unit and two bay open fronted extension.

Office Block: Entrance hall, ladies w.c., store room, managers office, general office, three further offices, kitchen, ladies w.c. and further gents w.c. accessed via the main commercial unit.

The property has been measured in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice to provide the following Gross Internal Areas:

General Purpose Unit Unit 198 sq m (2,131 sq ft)
Open Fronted Extension 132 sq m (1,420 sq ft)
Offices 112.17 sq m (1,207 sq ft)
[Office Net Internal Area 78.45 sq m (844 sq ft)]

Mains water, electricity and drainage. Gas not understood to be available.

Oil fired central heating to the office accommodation via radiators heated by Warmflow oil fired boiler within the kitchen. Powermatic oil fired space heater within the commercial unit.

No services were tested at the time of our inspection.

There is an oil tank situated to the southern corner of the site.

The subjects are situated at Charlesfield Industrial Estate which is zoned for the retention of Business and Industrial Uses. This includes uses falling within Class 4 (Business) Class 5 (General Industrial) and Class 6 (Storage or Distribution) of the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) (Scotland) Order 1997.

The planning history of the site is understood includes:

99/01257/FUL: Erection of industrial unit with office accommodation. Approved.
03/02271/FUL: Extension to workshop. Approved.
07/01629/FUL: Erection of office extension. Approved.

Lease Terms
Available by way of a new FRI lease.

Terms by negotiation.

Rateable Value
The subjects are currently assessed under two separate listings effective from 01-April-2017:

Offices: 3,500
Workshop: 14,000

Small Business Rates Relief Scheme (SBRR) currently provides up to 100% rates relief (2020/ 2021) for units with a Rateable Value of 15,000 or less based on a combined total of all the occupiers business premises within Scotland (subject to application and eligibility).

On the conclusion of legal missives

Legal Costs
The tenant will be responsible for the Landlords reasonable costs in connection with the preparation of the lease agreement.

In the normal manner, the in-going tenant will be liable for any Land and Buildings Transaction Tax, registration dues and VAT incurred thereon, where applicable.

Value Added Tax
Any prices are exclusive of VAT. The property is understood to be elected to VAT, meaning that VAT will be payable on the rent.

However, any intending purchasers must satisfy themselves independently as to the instances of VAT in respect of any transaction.

Satellite Navigation
For those with the use of Satellite Navigation the postcode for this property is TD6 0HH

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents:
Edwin Thompson LLP, Chartered Surveyors
76 Overhaugh Street

Tel: 01896 751300
Fax: 01896 758883


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