Investment property in a great location for sale

Torquay, Devon

£239,500 Freehold
Torbay Florist209 Union SreetTorquayDevonTQ1 4BYView Map

A fantastic retail investment, business or home with income opportunity in the heart of the most desirable coastal town of Torquay, Devon. This property has been in the same ownership for many years and has traded very successfully with high passing foot and vehicle traffic. The ample short term parking opposite is ideal and the premises benefit from a good-sized ground floor retailing area with store, 3-bedroom duplex apartment with sun room and garden and only minutes’ walk to the town centre, beach and harbour. Early viewings are highly recommended

The premises are ideally located on Union Street which is an excellent secondary location within all year-round busy Torquay, Devon. Immediately outside the shop is free short-term parking and the pavements on both sides benefit from a high foot fall. It is centrally located on the level with beautiful flat sandy beaches nearby. The property is within a short driving distance of Brixham and Paignton or it’s easy to catch public transport if you don’t want to drive. Nearby is the main train and bus station and easy access to main motorways linking all parts of the UK.

The premises are currently operated by the owners as a Florist (Torbay Florist) and have been doing so for many years. Whilst this will be sold with vacant possession, should anybody wish to operate as a florist from this location, a separate discussion to hand over the existing goodwill, fixtures and fittings would be welcome. The premises would suit many uses, from owner operator, investment or even development. There are two entrances to the property, front and rear.

With large windows to front and part glazed door to

4.03m x 3.72m , 3.04m x 2.30m
This L-shaped area is an ideal retailing space with slat boarding on the walls and benefitting from much natural daylight from the windows to front.

Archway to

3.02m x 3.01m

Currently the owner uses this as a prep area / workshop for the creation of floral displays. With work top space to three sides, small kitchenette area, storage and widow to side and rear with beautiful views over the park.



4.26m x 4.05m
A lovely large space with two alcoves, feature fireplace with inset gas effect fire, window to rear with window seating and glazed door to rear garden.

3.33m x 2.08m
A modern fitted kitchen with an array of wall and base fitted units with inset single stainless-steel sink and drainer, four ring electric cooker and double oven, under counter fridge freezer, stainless steel extractor canopy, wood effect flooring and both spot and pendent lighting.

3.42m x 2.86
A double room with window to rear with views over the park.

4.53m x 3.86m
A lovely spacious double room with window to front.

A pretty bathroom with a full-length bath with a shower over, WC, wash hand basin, cupboard housing a combi boiler and window to front.

The third bedroom has been fully converted within the loft and has been lived in by the owner’s daughter for many years. We, the agents, feel that this could simply be changed by extension of the existing staircase to the 2nd floor.

4.25m x 4.20m
A large double room with full height ceiling and ample space for a double bed, desk & chair. The space is light and airy because of the large Velux window to front.

To the rear of the property is a outside former toilet which is now being used for storage. Also, there is a small sunroom overlooking the garden and park beyond.
The garden comprises of a tiled terrace and fencing to all sides. The size is large which would easily accommodate table and chairs, sun loungers, BBQ and more. At the far end is a staircase leading to the rear, with both pedestrian and vehicle access.
A full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts. No testing of these fixtures or any appliance has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.

Mains gas, electricity, water, broadband and drainage are all connected. No testing of these services has been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial.

Please make enquiries on the local valuation website (VOA) at www.voa.gov.uk (currently the property is fully exempt from business rates because of small business rates relief)


All viewings and enquiries are to be made through the agents, Ware Commercial.
TEL. 01803 328880 or 01392 462266 Email. [email protected]

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