Prominent Roadside Retail Space FOR SALE in Ferndown – Fourways, Ham Lane
- Prominent roadside position fronting the roundabout between Ringwood Road (A348) and Ham Lane.
- 2,394 sq ft at ground floor plus 934 sq ft at first floor.
- Property has been used for retail (A1 use) for many years (potential for alternative uses STPP).
- Located adjacent to Haskins Garden Centre.
The property is located in Longham in a highly visible roadside position, fronting the roundabout between the A348 Ringwood Road and the B3073 Ham Lane. Longham is located approximately 1.6 miles to the south west of Ferndown town centre and 4 miles to the south east of Wimborne.
The A348 Ringwood Road is an extremely busy route. The last traffic count (from 2016) shows 25,540 annual average daily traffic movements (source: https://www.dft.gov.uk).
The popular Haskins Garden Centre is located immediately adjacent to the subject property. The premises benefits from a direct pedestrian access to the main Haskins car park.
The property comprises a two-storey building with a wide and prominent frontage. The ground floor features a main sales area, with a small room (currently used as a workshop) at one end and WC facilities at the other. The first floor is accessed via staircase to the front of the property and could be used for either additional sales or storage/ancillary space.
There is an area to the front of the property which has been used by the current owners for both access and parking for many years.
We have measured the property with the following approximate net internal areas:
Sales – 211.8 sq m (2,280 sq ft)
Workshop – 10.6 sq m (114 sq ft)
Sales/ Ancillary – 85.3 sq m (918 sq ft)
Storage – 1.41 sq m (15 sq ft)
TOTAL – 309.1 sq m (3,328 sq ft)
Freehold with vacant possession.
The Title contains a current covenant restricting the retail sale or display of furniture from the property.
The property has been used as a retail showroom for many years. Interested parties are encouraged to contact East Dorset District Council planning department should they have any queries regarding their proposed use.
The property may be suitable for alternative uses (subject to the necessary planning consent).
The property has a rateable value of £17,750 (from 1st April 2017).
The Rates Payable will be determined by the Uniform Business Rate Multiplier which is set by the Government annually. Interested parties are therefore encouraged to contact the Local Rating Authority directly.
We understand VAT will not be payable on the purchase price.
The property has an energy rating of D-97. A copy of the full EPC is available on request.
- Tenure: Freehold