High Street, Warminster, Wiltshire

High Street

house for sale

  • Reference Number 29240054
  • Agent Strakers Auctions
  • Agent Number 01249 765200

Guide price £399,950

About this property

Development opportunity in town centre position to demolish the existing building to create a retail shop with 5x2 bedroom apartments and a further 6 townhouses to the rear.

Situation and Description
This substantial double fronted Grade II listed property is located in a prominent position on the edge of the town centre of Warminster. The large town offers a wide range of shopping, leisure and entertainment facilities, a mainline railway station and is well located for the larger cities of Bath and Salisbury. The A303 is within easy reach providing access to the South West and towards London.

The building was originally constructed circa 1731 as a private house and adjoins the historic St. Lawrence Chapel. It is now in very poor condition and is in need of extensive refurbishment. To the rear of the building are two garden areas which can be accessed via the path to the side.

Consent for the demolition of the existing Grade II listed building to provide a 36sq.m shop with 5x2 bedroom apartments over and 6 dwellings to the rear was granted by Wiltshire Council under Application No 19/04315/FUL on the 11 September 2019.

The 5x2 bedroom houses at the rear of the site have internal floor areas of from about 790sqft (73sqm) to 810sqft (75sqm). The 3 bedroom house has an internal floor area of about 870sqft (81sqm) They all have rear courtyard gardens.

The retail unit has an overall internal floor area of about 306sqft (28.5sqm).

There are 5x2 bedroom apartments over the ground, first and second floors with internal floor areas of either about 550sqft (51sqm) and 605sqft (356sqm).

The extent of the property is shown coloured pink for identification purposes only on plan.

Copies of the decision notices and plans are available from the auctioneers.

It is believed that all mains services are either on site or nearby but it is the responsibility of prospective purchasers to satisfy themselves as to the availability and suitability of such services by making all necessary enquiries of the relevant statutory authorities.

Viewing Note
Due to the condition of the building, viewers are advised to wear sensible footwear and clothing on viewings.

To arrange a viewing, contact 01249 765 200.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Key Features

High Street, Warminster, Wiltshire


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33/34 Market Place Chippenham Wiltshire SN15 3HP


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