About this property
The property is located within a most attractive semi-rural area, with open-views across farmland to the front and rear. Holton-cum-Beckering is located approximately five miles south of Market Rasen and two and a half miles north of Wragby, which both offer a range of local day-to-day amenities. The Cathedral City of Lincoln is located approximately twelve miles to the south west, accessible via the A158.
This is a rare opportunity to acquire a long-established and highly regarded Motorhome and Caravan Service/Repair Business, together with modern, tastefully appointed living accommodation occupying a large secluded plot, with countryside views. This property is only suitable for prospective purchasers who would meet the current planning requirements for live/work accommodation. The business is available by separate negotiation.
The property was completely refurbished to a high specification approximately five years ago and comprises approximately 100 sq.m (1,076 sq.ft) of workshop accommodation together with beautifully appointed living accommodation. Externally, the property occupies a plot extending to approximately 0.63 acres, comprising ample yard space for the workshop accommodation, together with an extensive range of outbuildings and attractive landscaped grounds.
This property is fully refurbished and provides interconnecting workspace and living accommodation. The workshop accommodation is open-plan extending to 100 sq.m (1,076 sq.ft), with 4m minimum working headroom, a mechanically operated roller shutter vehicle access door and two hydraulic lifting ramps, specifically designed for working underneath caravans and trailers. The workspace has the benefit of a customer personnel access door, customer WC facilities and a waiting room and store. A mezzanine area provides useful storage accommodation above and there is a works office. The accommodation is very energy efficient having a wood pellet heating system and solar panels.
The living accommodation extends to 110 sq.m (1,184 sq. ft) and has been finished to a high specification, with flexibility in mind as two of the ground floor reception rooms could easily be used as additional bedrooms.
The accommodation is very energy efficient having a wood pellet heating system and solar panels. There is also CCTV and security system in place.
Externally, the property occupies a secluded site, extending to approximately two thirds of an acre and is accessed via mechanically operated gates, which provides access to the principal building and a large hard-standing space provides customer parking, together with ample space for outside storage of several vehicles. In addition, there is a large high bay double garage, which can accommodate a commercial vehicle/motorhome, in addition to a conventional car. Grounds are very attractively landscaped, comprising lawns, together with a wooded area screening the property from the road, thus providing a high degree of privacy. There are attractive farmland views to the rear and the gardens have been thoughtfully landscaped to comprise patio areas, a vegetable garden and numerous outbuildings including two traditional Nissen hut/stores, a further modern workshop/store, a ‘log cabin’ style summerhouse and a aluminium/glazed greenhouse.
Workshop Space – 12.9m x 7.6m
With built-in floor mounted ramps and a electronically operated roller shutter vehicle access loading door (3.6m wide x 3.5m high). The workshop is fully equipped with a range of equipment which will be included in the sale (full details upon request). The workshop also incorporates the wood pellet boiler linked to a convector heater and the central heating system throughout the living accommodation. A customer WC, waiting room and store has been created at ground level and there is mezzanine accommodation above for useful storage of parts.
Beyond the workshop is a Works Office – (3.2m x 1.9m)
With radiator and uPVC double glazing.
With composite double glazed entrance door and staircase off.
Open-Plan Living Room/Kitchen – (4.6m x 3.1m)
Tastefully decorated, having a full height uPVC double glazed window to take advantage of the farmland views to the rear and incorporating a range of modern wall and base units with integrated appliances to provide an open-plan living kitchen space.
Utility Room/Kitchen – (4.3m x 2.1m)
Fully equipped with a range of wall and base units, incorporating a sink unit and plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and Kinetico water softener etc.
Being of a modern specification, constructed in full-height uPVC double glazed units.
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising WC and wash hand basin and having uPVC double glazed window and radiator. There is an ancillary cloakroom off the WC Compartment.
Dining Room/Bedroom 2 – (3.4m x 3.3m)
With radiator and uPVC double glazed window overlooking the gardens to the front.
Study/Bedroom 3 – (2.3m x 3.3)
With radiator and dual-aspect uPVC double glazed windows.
First Floor Stairs/Landing
Living Room – (4.6m x 3.1m)
A most attractively appointed reception room with radiator and uPVC double glazing, overlooking the generous gardens to the side, together with Velux windows providing a light and airy space.
Kitchenette – (1.5m x 1.8)
Fully fitted with wall and base units incorporating a sink unit, fridge and having the benefit of a daylight tunnel to provide ample natural light.
With radiator, light and power. A useful large storeroom or useful hobby room etc
Master Bedroom – (3.4m x 4.3m)
A generously proportioned bedroom with a range of high quality fitted wardrobes, drawers and bedside units, radiator and Velux window to the front.
Having a high-quality suite comprising large walk-in shower cubicle, freestanding bath, WC and wash hand basin together with a radiator, partially tiled walls and a Velux window to the rear.
The accommodation has been designed to offer flexible, contemporary and well-appointed living accommodation and workspace throughout with the benefit of low running costs given the wood pellet heating system and solar panels to general electricity.
In our opinion, this is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in a unique live/work opportunity and whilst the existing business is established and successful, there is an opportunity for diversification.
Mains electricity and water are connected. The central heating system throughout the workspace and living accommodation is via the efficient wood pellet boiler located within the workshop. Photovoltaic panels mounted on the roof space generate electricity, resulting in very low running costs. Drainage is understood to be to a septic tank.
EPC Rating – D.
The property is being offered for sale on a Freehold basis.
Rateable Value – £5,000
In the event that a full rating liability is required, the current rates payable would be in the region of £2,395 per annum.
(Rate to the pound for 2017/2018 is 47.9 pence).
Based on current incentives being offered by Local Government, a substantial reduction or even complete Rates Relief may be available. Further enquiries should be made with the Local Rating Authority.
Council Tax – Band A
VAT may be applicable in addition to the sale price at the prevailing rate.
The property was granted Planning Consent in 2012 for its existing use, providing for the workshop to be used for any ‘B1’ Light Industrial/Workshop use alongside the residential accommodation. Full details are available on request.
By prior appointment with Mundys Commercial – 01522 556088