About this property

Key Features

Freehold subject to tenancies
A pair of one bed flats at first floor level
Ground floor retail premises
Mixed-use investment opportunity generating total income of £36,140 per annum


An excellent chance to acquire a Grade II Listed mixed-used investment opportunity, occupying a prominent position in the heart of the thriving town of Saffron Walden. The property is fully let and therefore presents a generous rental income to an investment buyer. The attractive property has rendered elevations beneath a pitched tiled roof with parapet to front, and features the following accommodation. 40 High Street: (ground floor retail premises) A well-position retail space with 6.2m window frontage. Currently trading as a framing shop "art@home", with an L -shaped retail space; Store room; Kitchen/Store room; Cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin; Lobby. The gross internal floor area of the retail space is approximately 72m² (excluding bay windows). The first floor is accessed via a seperate door to the retail property, with a shared staircase serving both flats. 40A High Street: (first floor) The private accommodation features; Landing with airing cupboard housing water cylinder; Kitchen/Living Room with a range of modern MDF base and wall units and dual aspect windows; Double Bedroom with over stairs storage cupboard/wardrobe; Bathroom with modern white WC, wash hand basin and bath with overhead shower. Gross internal area is 38m². 40B High Street: (first floor) The private accommodation comprises; Kitchen/Living Room with a range of modern base and wall units; Bedroom with access to loft; Shower Room with WC, wash hand basic and shower cubicle. (NB flat not inspected by auctioneers).


Freehold subject to tenancies

Lot Type



The property is fully let and produces a total current income of £36,140 per annum (see legal pack). 40 High Street (retail shop) let for £20,000 per annum on a 10 year lease dating from 1st May 2018 to 30th April 2028, with review/breaks due May 2023. 40A is let on an AST at £8,040 per annum, with the current fixed term due to expire in September 2021. 40B is let on an AST at £8,100 per annum with the current fixed term due to expire on 3rd November 2021.

Legal Packs

www.cheffins.co.uk/auctions/property-auctions or Paul Sheeter of Ingram Winter Green LLP, Bedford House, 21a John Street, London, WC1N 2BF


Cheffins Property Auction Dept 01223 213777

Important notes

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