In brief, the ground floor accommodation comprises: large double fronted retail shop with excellent display windows; staff kitchen and office.
The extensive second floor retail space currently comprises 3 large retail showrooms, along with a cloakroom. Following conversion, showroom 2 becomes a studio apartment.
Stairs rise from showroom 3 to an unconverted second floor with 2 bedrooms and a spacious former workshop. This floor would be converted to create the 2 bedroom apartment under current plans.
Outside, there are 2 secure stores to the rear, where a passageway provides access to a small yard and fire escape. The stores provide utility rooms and access for the 2 residential units under the current conversion plans.
High Bentham is a thriving market town with an excellent range of amenities, these include: shops, bank, Post Office, pubs, bars, GP Surgery and grocery stores. The Co-op has recently been extended and upgraded. High Bentham train station provides connections to Leeds and Lancaster. The A65 can be easily reached and provides access to nearby market towns, including Settle and Kirkby Lonsdale, along with Skipton to the south and Kendal to the north. The M6 at Lancaster can be reached in 25 minutes by car.
High Bentham has its own modern primary school and excellent secondary education is available at Settle College and QES, Kirkby Lonsdale, with school bus services available.
On the northern edge of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the town is close to the stunning Yorkshire Dales National Park and within easy reach of the Lake District. The coast at Morecambe Bay, is a 30 minute drive. Bentham attracts holiday makers and day-trippers, with a number of holiday lodge parks close by.
Freehold property. Rateable Value: £12,000. Mains electricity, water and drainage.
Details of the Prior Approval Notification and related plans can be found via the Craven Planning portal. Application Number: 2021/23113/OTHERS. Changes to the current plans would require written consent.
Large retail shop space with double display windows and customer entrance to the front aspect, and UPVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Range of fitted shelves. Laminate flooring. 2 electric radiators. Access to side office and staff kitchen. Stairs rising to first floor.
Staff kitchen with UPVC double glazed window to the rear aspect. Sink with drainer. Fitted desk and shelving. Laminate flooring. Electric radiator.
Side office with UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. Laminate flooring.
Large first floor showroom with 2 UPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect and 2 to the side aspect. Carpet. Access to 2 further showrooms.
Impressive showroom space with timber framed single glazed window to the front aspect and 2 to the side aspect. Fire escape door to the rear. Exposed beams and fireplace. Carpet. 3 electric radiators.
A further showroom space with UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. Carpet and laminate flooring. Electric radiator. Access to cloakroom and stairs rising to second floor.
Single glazed sash window to the rear aspect. WC and wash hand basin. Laminate flooring.
Landing with timber framed single glazed window to the rear aspect. Period balustrade. Exposed floorboards. Access to 2 bedrooms and workshop.
Double bedroom with UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. Period fireplace. Exposed floorboards.
Bedroom with single glazed sash window to the rear aspect. Fitted shelving. Exposed floorboards.
Large former workshop with 2 UPVC double glazed windows to the front aspect, 2 to the side aspect and a timber framed single glazed window to the rear aspect. Platform storage area over. Exposed beams. Exposed floorboards.
2 lockable stores. Passage to rear yard.
Lock-up store accessed via Tweed Street.
Lock-up store accessed via Tweed Street.
Rear yard with fire escape.
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