8 Market Square, Antrim

Prominent Town Centre Property

Price £210,000



Property Details


Office, Retail
For Sale

Antrim is the county town of Co. Antrim with a population of c.26,000 people (2021 Census) together with a catchment population from nearby towns and villages such as Crumlin, Randalstown and Templepatrick. It is located approximately 18 miles north west of Belfast on the north east shores of Lough Neagh and is easily accessible by road and rail with Belfast International Airport located in close proximity. In addition to the many family-run and independent businesses Antrim has multiple national retailers with The Junction being regarded as one of the premier retail and leisure destinations in the province and in recent years the town has seen considerable private residential development.
The subject property is situated adjacent to the main entrance of Castle Mall Shopping Centre and occupies a highly prominent position on Market Square at its junction with High Street benefitting from high volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic. Nearby occupiers include Poundland, Superdrug, Holland & Barrett, Specsavers, DV8, Iceland, Housing Executive, Maddens Bar, Danske Bank and Winemark.

Grade B1 Listed (HB Ref No: HB20/08/009) detached former bank premises of a traditional construction.
The subject property, which is set behind railings on a curved plinth, is a three storey building with a single storey extension to the side and two storey and single storey projections to the rear beneath pitched slate and flat roofs.
Finished externally in a painted smooth render with ashlar detailing and the facade comprises features such as a platband, keystone, quoins, pilasters, cornices and corbels with timber framed single glazed sliding sash windows.
Enclosed concrete surfaced car park to the rear that is accessed from High Street and a side yard laid in concrete with a pedestrian gate onto Market Square.
The ground floor, which sits above pavement level, is accessed by a ramp or by steps and is configured to provide a former banking hall, open plan office, three private offices, vault and ATM bunker. To the rear there is a boiler house which is accessed from the side yard and the car park.
The first floor provides five rooms suitable for office and storage accommodation together with kitchen and WC facilities.
The second floor provides six rooms suitable for office and storage accommodation.
Internal fitout includes:
Plastered/painted and papered walls.
Plastered/painted, papered and suspended ceilings.
Range of recessed and surface mounted fluorescent ceiling lighting.
Carpet and vinyl floor coverings.
Part perimeter trunking and floor boxes.
Air conditioning and oil fired heating via wall mounted radiators.

The property provides an approximate net internal area of 4,208 sqft (390.94 sqm).
The property occupies a site area of approximately 0.12 acres (0.049 ha).

We are advised that the property is held Freehold.

We have been advised by Land & Property Services that the Net Annual Value is £21,500, resulting in rates payable for 2023/24 of approximately £11,633 (excluding any reliefs that may be applicable).

Offers in excess of £210,000 exclusive, subject to contract.

We are advised that the property is not elected for VAT.


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