Lot 4 21A kirk brae, fraserburgh, ab43 9by

Small Town Centre Shop within Heritage Regeneration Area – 25.2sq.m (271 sq.ft.)

LOCATION

The property lies on Kirk Brae within the heart of the town centre of Fraserburgh. Kirk Brae links Saltoun Square, which is a focal point of the town and Broad Street, the town’s main shopping street, with Fraserburgh’s harbour. This area includes a variety of impressive traditional buildings including: the Faithlie Centre, a building which has recently been restored and provides space for a range of Council services and community functions; traditional terraces that comprise a mix of ground floor shops and commercial premises, as well as tenement flats and Fraserburgh Old Parish Church, a Classical Georgian Church dating from 1801.

The coastal town of Fraserburgh is positioned at the far north-east corner of Aberdeenshire some 42 miles to the north of Aberdeen. It has a rich cultural and historic heritage that is based around its fishing industry and it still remains a major whitefish and shellfish port and a busy commercial harbour. The town has a population of circa 13,500 and is the major retail, commercial and administrative centre for the Banff and Buchan District of Aberdeenshire. Its facilities include a local hospital, a secondary school and a College of Higher Education, an 18 hole golf course, a Community and Sports Centre and miles of sandy beaches that provide some of the best windsurfing conditions in the country.

DESCRIPTION

The property comprises a ground floor retail unit within a 3 storey mid-terraced building, which until recently has been run by the Salvation Army as a Care and Share Shop. It is adjoined on either side by similar small retail units and above are tenement flats. The building has stone walls and chimneys and a pitched slated roof with front and rear slated mansards. The premises has internal dimensions of 3.55 metres wide x 7.1 metres deep and includes a sales area with, at the rear, a small w.c. It has a timber panel external door off Kirk Brae, a uPVC framed shop window and internally it has a suspended timber floor, walls lined with plaster and a false ceiling. Fittings include a small counter and slatwall panels along both side walls. There has been some recent water ingress above the shop window. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or otherwise without prior permission of SVA Property Auctions Ltd.

ACCOMMODATION

internal floor area – 25.2 sq.m. (271 sq.ft)

SERVICES

It is understood that the property is served with mains water, electricity and drainage.

PLANNING

The property lies within Fraserburgh Conservation Area. A regeneration scheme (the Kirk Brae Public Realm Scheme) was due to commence in spring / summer 2021. The focus of the Scheme was the restoration and enhancement of the built heritage of the Fraserburgh Conservation Area. Works proposed included the upgrading of the paving and carriageway of Kirk Brae along with various environmental improvements.

LOCAL PLANNING AUTHORITY

The property lies with-in the Banff and Buchan area of Aberdeenshire Council. Interested parties wishing to enquire about planning issues or proposals they may have for the property should contact the Council’s Planning Department at The Town House, Low Street, Banff, Aberdeenshire, AB45 1AU. Tel No: 01467 534333. Email: planning@aberdeenshire.gov.uk.

RATEABLE VALUE

£1,350.

EPC RATING

N/a

TENURE

Owner vacant possession. The Seller is The Salvation Army Trustee Company. Scottish Registered Charity No SC009359.

VIEWING

By prior arrangement with the auctioneers, SVA Property Auctions Ltd. Tel – 0131 624 6640.

SELLER’S SOLICITORS

Further information regarding Title Deeds, Articles of Roup and any Special Conditions of Sale will be available, strictly by request, from the Seller’s Solicitors: Blackadders LLP. Emma Gray. Tel: 01382 342279. Email: Emma.Gray@blackadders.co.uk

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