• Deceptively spacious retail unit for sale ideally positioned in a residential area with exposure to a high degree of passing trade on the outskirts of Inverness City Centre.
• Flexible trading area extending to circa 128m2 with spacious customer shop floor, stock room and staff facilities.
• Benefiting from a fully glazed shop frontage, offering strong signage and branding options, complete with electric security shutter.
• Suited to a range of uses subject to obtaining the necessary consents.
• Non-trading unit with vacant possession, providing an excellent self-employment or investment opportunity.DESCRIPTION
94a Old Edinburgh Road is a deceptively spacious detached trading unit ideally positioned on the outskirts of Inverness City Centre. Set within an attractive mainly residential area, the property comprises a single-story trading unit, of block construction, extending to 128m2. Suitable for a number of flexible trading options, this property is being sold with vacant possession and would be ideal for a wide range of business opportunities including retail and office space. The business, which has been a successful retail outlet since 2008, benefits from a fully glazed large shop window, overlooking a busy road offering excellent signage options and exposure to a high degree of passing trade. An attractive feature of the sale is the customer carpark suitable for up to 6 vehicles. The property is secured by a serviced security alarm, with electric shutter and is supported by good staff facilities.LOCATION
The property is situated in a mainly residential area on the outskirts of Inverness City Centre and nearby shops, restaurants etc. Inverness has extensive facilities for visitors boasting two golf courses, an excellent indoor swimming complex, cinema, bowling and ample opportunity to enjoy evening entertainment at a range of venues which include Eden Court Theatre. Nearby Cawdor Castle offers a taste of Scotland's medieval past while Culloden Battlefield and Visitor Centre is an ongoing testament to Bonnie Prince Charlie's final futile attempt to gain the throne in 1746. Whether it is a whisky trail, a boat trip on Loch Ness or a visit to one of the many accessible Scottish castles, the business is ideally situated to allow guests to undertake their odyssey of the Highlands, being within easy reach of a wide range of visitor attractions. Inverness is a vibrant and growing City and with such expansion comes many opportunities in both commerce and social activities.
Inverness is also a popular city in which to live with a vibrant cultural offering and the presence of many social and entertainment venues close-by. The city also has excellent communications links (bus and rail station, with the airport 10 minutes' drive away). Schooling in Inverness is plentiful plus UHI provides a wide-range of tertiary level courses. The welfare amenities in Inverness are also excellent with a major hospital plus many outreach services.THE PROPERTY
94a Old Edinburgh Road consists of a single-story unit of concrete block construction under a pitched tile roof. The unit extends to c128m2 and benefits from a large shop window which overlooks a busy road offering prominent branding opportunities. The customer entrance is via a stepped entrance at street level which leads into the retail area, extending to c83m2. To the rear of the customer area doors leads through to the rear stock room extending c32m2, which benefits from excellent work spaces and storage. There is access to a floored attic, offering overspill storage. The stock room also offers a kitchenette washing up area. There is a delivery/despatch annexe extension with flat roof to the side of the business which offers a further c13m2. This area is completed by a staff W.C, additional storage and a second exit with double lock outer door.OWNERS ACCOMODATION
There is no owner's accommodation included in this sale.SERVICES
The unit benefits from mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. Central heating is supplied from a gas fired boiler. There is excellent on-site parking suitable for 6 vehicles, plus a serviced security alarm system with electric security shutters. The property is fully fire compliant.