Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SE United Kingdom

For Sale £99,500

Property Details

Alston, Cumbria CA9 3SE United Kingdom

For Sale £99,500

Retail premises for sale

- Alston Cumbria

Property overview

The Antique Shop
We are delighted to offer for sale this double fronted, Antique Shop in a prominent position in Alston Main Street. The property has a good size front shop leading through to rear shop and 2 first floor rooms. Benefitting from double-glazing to the rear, a kitchen area and cloakroom. The shop could suit many uses such as a cafe with holiday flat above which would bring further income.
The Antique Shop is a two-story stone built character property and is in a prominant position in the main street of Alston opposite the Post Office and Main Car Parking Area. The Shop benefits from Double Frontage and passing trade with good size rooms throughout. The property benefits from UPVC double-glazing to the rear and has night storage heaters throughout.

Ground Floor

Main Front Shop 16’0” (4.89m x 4.48m) 14’8”
A good size area with double windows and part glazed wood door to front, Victorian cast iron feature fireplace and shelving to two walls.

Rear Shop 11’0” (3.36m x 3.11m) 10’2”
A nice size room having a UPVC double glazed window to the rear with security bars.

Rear Hallway & Stairs 6’1” (1.88m x 1.68m) 5’6”
Having a UPVC door leading to the side alley giving pedestrian access to the front street. Stairs leading up to the first floor and half landing leading to:

Kitchen/Cloakroom WC 5’4” (1.65m x 2.40m) 7’10”
A useful space having UPVC double glazed window to rear with security bars, sink unit, storage cupboards, space for fridge and through sliding door into cloakroom with WC and hand basin.

From the top of the stairwell
Room 1 10’6” (3.22m x 2.97m) 9’8”
A nice size room with wood laminate floor, exposed apex beams and UPVC double glazed window with security bars to rear.

Room 2 16’0” (4.89m x 4.44m) 14’6”
A large room with sliding sash window to front aspect with views over the parking area and the hills beyond, velux window in the roof to rear feature fireplace and large expose oak beam across the ceiling. Large attic hatch leading up to a good size attic, which has potential to convert.

Mains water, drainage & electricity. BT telephone line. Broadband connected
Gas to the property but not connected.

Energy efficiency rating


The vendor has advised us that the tenure is Alston Leasehold, which is equivalent to Freehold please enquire for details. There is no ground rent for this property.

Additional Information
• Subject to obtaining planning permission, it is though the first floor could be converted to residential use.
• There are no business rates payable on this property at present. The property benefits from Small Business Rate Relief.
• There is a grant application from Alston Townscape Heritage and the Heritage Lottery Fund to make improvements to the property, please call for mare details
The Antique Shop is located in the picturesque and Historic Busy Market Town of Alston in Cumbria with many local tourist attractions such as The South Tynedale Railway line and the Coast-To-Coast cycle route and one of the main tourist routes to The Lake District. Alston is in an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” with many Heritage and craft centres.

Travel up the main cobbled Front Street in Alston and The Antique Shop is to the right hand side of the street. Parking is directly opposite.

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Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agent, Pennine Ways Ltd. To arrange an appointment, please ring:
Alston Haltwhistle

Pennine Ways Ltd for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property whose agents they are give notice that (1) the particulars are set out as a general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers or lessees and do not constitute part of an offer or contract, (2) all descriptions, dimensions, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation, and other details are given without responsibility and any intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them, (3) no person in the employment of Pennine Ways Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or whatever in relation to this property. May we also courteously advise that whilst every care is taken to ensure the accuracy of the measurements in these details, please do not incur any expense until you have verified the sizes to your own satisfaction.

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