25 Compton Ashbourne Derbyshire


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AN EXCELLENT TOWN CENTRE RETAIL AND REDEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY A prominent, three-storey, town centre premises with planning consent for full residential conversion


An exclusive and exciting opportunity to acquire a substantial and prominent, three-storey, town centre premises which now has the benefit of a planning consent for the conversion of the ground floor to residential usage.

The premises have traditionally been utilised as a ground floor retail sales shop, for many years trading as Gallaghers Newsagents (more recently MSR) with a spacious three bedroomed, self-contained apartment at upper floor level. Whilst the property could still readily be utilised for retail purposes should it be required with owner, staff, or investment accommodation over the opportunity now exists for a ground floor redevelopment programme to provide a further, spacious, self-contained, two bedroomed apartment.

The accommodation currently provided briefly comprises:
Ground Floor Retail Space approx. 8.3m x 6.2m (maximum overall measurements) with door off to

Rear Store approx. 4.6m x 3.7m

At first floor level

Living/Dining Room approx. 6.2m x 4.8m
Kitchen 3.6m x 2.8m
First Floor Bedroom or Study 3.7m x 2.7m maximum

At second floor level
Bedroom 3.8m x 3.2m max with over stairs cupboard.
Bedroom 3.8m x 2.8m max

There is an enclosed rear courtyard area having up and over door and vehicular side access, wc (utilised for shop). The flat has the benefit of an open terrace at first floor level accessed from the kitchen.

The premises have the benefit of a full planning consent under Application No. 19/01268/4 dated 17th January 2020 granting a change of use from a shops to a two-bedroomed apartment together with associated external alterations. A copy of the planning consent and other associated documentation is available for inspection at the agents Church Street offices and is also available on the Derbyshire Dales District Council planning portal (www.derbyshiredales.gov.uk) and these can be accessed utilising the above application number.

This planning consent provides for the conversion of the shop into the living room with dining area which has direct pedestrian access from Compton. An inner hallway leads to store, bedroom and bathroom and through to the rear kitchen with further bedroom off. The plans include for the provision of new window openings on the side elevations together with the removal of the current shop display window with brickwork infill and the inclusion of two new windows.

It is understood that all mains services are connected.

Other than those fixtures and fittings specifically referred to in these sales particulars no other fixtures and fittings are included in the sale. No specific tests have been carried out on any of the fixtures and fittings at the property.

The property is understood to be held freehold but interested parties should note that this information has not been checked and that they should seek verification from their own solicitor.

Ground Floor
Rateable Value £9,300
Charges Payable £4,640.70

Upper Floors
Council Tax Band B

Ground Floor – TBA
Upper Floors – Band F

Strictly by prior appointment with the sole agents Messrs Fidler-Taylor & Co on 01335 346246.

From the agents Church Street office turn left. At the traffic light junction turn right into Dig Street and proceed into Compton. Continue along and the property will be found on the righthand side.

Ref: FTA2326
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