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42 High Street (first floor) Barnstaple, Devon. EX31 1BZ

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Status: To Let
Price: £12,000
Tenure: Leasehold

Barnstaple is North Devon’s Commercial Centre being a popular and successful market town.
Location is excellent for a variety of businesses wishing to be in the heart of the busy town centre
core. The town offers a good trading location and with a resident population of approaching
30,000, complimented further by trade from a wide hinterland increasing the catchment area to
circa 120,000, enhanced further by its popularity with tourists throughout the year.
The region is easily accessible via the A361 (North Devon Link Road) which gives direct access
to the M5 motorway at Junction 27 (Tiverton), where there is also an Intercity rail link (Tiverton
Parkway) and airports at Exeter, & Bristol.

The premises immediately adjoins Waterstones and Nat West Bank whilst opposite Superdrug, Shoe Zone and Boots. This is an opportunity to occupy commercial premises with High Street pavement entrance at a fraction of the cost of a conventional retail unit.


Approached via it’s own self contained street level entrance, the approximate net internal floor areas are:-

First Floor Area     1133 sq. ft  (105.34m2)

Storage   79.53 sq. ft. (7.38 m2)

Kitchen  63.6 sq. ft. (5.91 m2)


The premises fall under Sui Generis betting office planning consent but can also be used for retail or financial and professional services. Interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves on the planning consent required for their proposed use and will be subject to landlords approval.


Rateable Value £10,750 (Valuation Office website listing)

The premises thus qualifies for 100% relief from business rates.

Interested parties are advised to satisfy themselves on the rating position by making their own enquiries.


Each party to bear their own costs incurred in the transaction


A certificate rated C (42) is available on request.


All figures within these terms are exclusive of VAT where applicable


Ground Floor Lobby  6′ 5” x 4′ 8” Fully glazed entrance door, glazed side and top screens

Staircase leading to :-

OPEN PLAN AREA – 36′ x 30′ 7” (average) Suspended ceiling incorporating down lighters and air condition units (un-tested)


KITCHEN  9′ x 7′


STORE 12′ x 5′


By arrangement with Underwood Warmington (Dean Warmington)

T: 01271 378731

M:07971 830881

e: [email protected]



Accomodation Comprises

Imperial Metric Sq Ft

Business rates

Rateable value:   £10,750
Rates payable for 2021/22:   £5,364 (approx)

These premises qualify for 100 % relief from payment of business rates


New Lease - Incentives Available


For an appointment to view please contact:

Dean Warmington
Tel: 01271 378731
Email: [email protected]
Mobile: 07971830881

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Important notice

These particulars are for guidance only. They are prepared and issued in good faith and are intended to give a fair description of the property but do not constitute part of an offer or contract.

Any description of information given should not be relied upon as a statement of representation of fact or that the property or its services are in good condition. Neither Underwood Warmington (nor its Joint Agents) not any of their employees has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to the property.

The photographs show only certain parts and aspect of the property at the time they were taken. Any areas, measurements or distances given are approximate only.

Any reference to alterations to, or use of, any part of the property is not a statement that any necessary planning, Building Regulations or other consent has been obtained. These matters must be verified by an intending tenant.