First Floor Restaurant • Established Business • Qualifies for 100% Rates Relief • Modern Fixtures & Fittings • Opposite Public Car Park • Upper Floor Redevelopment • Planning for 4 Bed Apartment • Possible Grant Assistance • Scope for Alternative Development
is located in Dumfries.
Fully Fitted 64 Cover Restaurant
& Redevelopment Opportunity
103 Queensberry Street, Dumfries, DG1 1BH
• First Floor Restaurant
• Established Business
• Qualifies for 100% Rates Relief
• Modern Fixtures & Fittings
• Opposite Public Car Park
• Upper Floor Redevelopment
• Planning for 4 Bed Apartment
• Possible Grant Assistance
• Scope for Alternative Development
VIEWING & FURTHER
T: 01387 264333
F: 01387 250450
Dumfries is the principal shopping and administrative centre in
the Dumfries and Galloway region of southwest Scotland, and
has a residential population of around 37,500. The town lies
approximately 75 miles south of Glasgow, 34 miles northwest of
Carlisle and is bypassed by the A75 trunk road.
The subjects extend to a 64 cover, or thereby, first floor
restaurant together with a second and third floor redevelopment
opportunity. The property forms part of a larger three storey,
basement and attic mid-terraced building, which is category B
listed and of traditional stone construction under a slated roof.
The property occupies a prominent position on Queensberry
Street, positioned between its junctions with Three Crowns Court
and St Andrews Street. Queensberry Street is located within the
heart of Dumfries town centre and runs parallel to the
pedestrianised High Street.
Both parts are accessed via a shared staircase with external
entrance door directly from the public footpath.
The property is located directly opposite the Loreburn Street
public car park and is within close proximity to both the Burns
Square and Great King Street bus terminals. The Munches Street
taxi rank is also located within short walking distance.
Other commercial occupiers include a number of bars and
restaurants, public houses, hot food takeaways and various local
The restaurant provides a well presented and spacious dining
area, retaining many of the original features. The dining area has
hardwood flooring and painted timber clad/lined walls, together
with painted ceilings.
Three-quarter height partition walls have been installed at the
rear to provide a gallery prep area, which leads to the fully fitted
kitchen. A staircase from the prep area leads to a ground floor
store room with external loading doors.
The upper floors are currently to a shell finish with works partially
complete, including floors, stairs, windows and stud partitions.
All of the original features have been retained.
Open-plan Dining Area
Two Customer Toilets
Gallery Prep Area
Ground Floor Store with Loading Doors
The property extends to the following gross internal floor areas:
Restaurant - 151.80sq.m. (1,634sq.ft.)
Upper Floors - 312.00sq.m. (3,358sq.ft.)
The second and third floors currently have planning permission
(REF: 15/P/3/0211) for a four bedroom apartment including large
open plan dining kitchen and lounge, utility room, playroom and
master bedroom en-suite. Grant funding may be transferable.
Alternatively, the upper floors could be redeveloped as two
separate flats or a commercial use to complement the existing
restaurant, such as a cocktail bar. Any alternative development
would however be subject to obtaining Local Authority consents.
Further information surrounding the existing business, including
accounts information, will be made available to vetted parties,
following a formal viewing.
Offers around £270,000 are invited, excluding stock.
RATING ASSESSMENT / COUNCIL TAX
The restaurant therefore qualifies for 100% rates relief.
The upper floors require to be assessed, once works are complete.
VALUE ADDED TAX
We are verbally advised that the property is not VAT elected.
ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATE (EPC)
EPC Rating: Pending
A copy of the EPC is available on request.
Publication date: 11th June 2019
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