Retail / Office Premises - Bideford


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Freehold Town Centre Premises - Former Hair Salon and Offices - Adjacent to Car Parking

  • Town Centre location, close to High Street and Car Parking
  • Previously used as a hair salon but suitable for a wide variety of uses
  • Currently one premises but previous split to 3 units
  • Potential to make 3 residential dwellings, subject to PP
  • Entire building offering 1,500 sq.ft (139 sq.m) ground and first floor space
  • Of interest to owner occupiers, investors and developers


Being Grade II Listed premises of two storey construction under pitched slate roofs, with rendered elevations at both ground and first floor level.  The premises was previously 3 self-contained units, but have more recently been utilised by one occupier with doorways through at ground floor level.  It could easily be put back to 3 units, subject to necessary consents.  There are 2 entrances and window displays to the front with a rear entrance providing access to the third unit.  In total the premises provides 1,492 sq.ft (139 sq.m) ground floor 790 sq.ft (73 sq.m), first floor 702 sq.ft (65 sq.m).  There are two small patio areas to the front of the buildings.


Specification within the premises includes radiator heating, down lighters, toilet facilities, kitchen, dual aspect rooms, wood flooring and hot water tank. 


The premises benefits from the following approximate dimensions and areas:-



307 sq.ft (29 sq.m) Former reception area, wood flooring, down lighters, radiator heating, cloakroom doorway to unit 1


292 sq.ft (27 sq.m) Velux window, front and rear facing windows, vaulted ceiling, store and boiler room




162 sq.ft (15 sq.m) Wood flooring, down lighters, doorway to unit 3

Toilet facilities with low level w.c. and wash hand basin


162 sq.ft (15 sq.m) Kitchen with worktop, dual aspect, plumbing for washing machine, radiator heating




569 sq.ft (53 sq.m) Wood flooring, down lighters, radiator heating, rear entrance


278 sq.ft (26 sq.m) Velux window, dual aspect, wood flooring, spot lighting, vaulted ceiling, radiator heating

Commercial Funding

Having been in the trade for many years we have established good connections in the finance sector. Our association with these Banks and Commercial Brokers mean that we are able to offer you introductions to competitive finance packages, for a new purchase or refinance purposes alike. Whether it is initial advice on your likely purchase level or if you are at the point of making an offer, you will often be able to achieve preferential rates, possibly saving you thousands of pounds. Please call for more information.

Important Notice

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  1. The Particulars are set out in general outline only for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchasers should seek their own professional advice.
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By strict appointment through the selling Agents, JD Commercial, 42 Ridgeway Drive, Bideford, North Devon. EX39 1TW
TEL: (01237) 424053 / 07868 846357 E-MAIL: [email protected]


With a resident population of around 32,000 including nearby villages, Bideford is the second largest town in North Devon, and the town has a reputation as a pleasant place to live, work and visit. In recent years Bideford has benefited from lots of investment and development, including the ongoing Atlantic Park retail area and improvements to the historic town centre and quayside, and the current Local Plan allows for a further 4,000 homes plus leisure facilities. Bideford is within 3 miles of some well-known North Devon locations such as Appledore, Westward Ho!, Instow and Northam and only 9 miles from the area’s commercial centre of Barnstaple. It is also within a half-hour’s drive of Exmoor National Park, the beaches around Woolacombe, Croyde and Saunton, and the Devon-Cornwall border.


The unit is situated on the corner of Bridge Street car park and Allhalland Street, which leads directly to the town's High Street.  There are an assortment of mixed retail, office and leisure users in the immediate vicinity with Lloyds Bank fronting the High Street entrance to Allhalland Street.  Car parking within the car park at Bridge Street is directly outside.


Our clients are inviting offers for the Freehold interest.


Please contact the agents for a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate and Recommendation Report.


We are verbally advised by the Local Rating Authority that the premises are currently assessed as follows:- Rateable Value (2017 Listing): £6,200 Rates Payable: £2,988 based on uniformed business rate of 48.2p in the pound.  As from April 2017 properties with a rateable value of £12,000 or less will be eligible to apply for 100% business rates relief.  Occupiers are advised to make their own enquiries of Torridge District Council. 


If applicable, at the prevailing rate.


Each party to bear their own legal costs, if applicable


Strictly by prior appointment through the sole agents, JD Commercial.