Shop to let in historic town

A double-fronted shop in Shaftesbury is to let.

The 343 sq ft property, 37 High Street, has a quoted rent rent of £13,950 a year on a new 10-year lease.

Property consultancy Myddelton & Major’s partner Simon Lee said: “This attractive retail premises is to be refurbished for a new letting. It would suit a variety of shop uses and its prominent location enjoys excellent footfall.”

Nearby occupiers including M&Co, Boots, W H Smith, Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Superdrug.

The ground floor unit has a central entrance leading to an open plan sales area, with rear office/storage and separate WC, and basement storage. To the rear is a separate external storage building with another detached timber store.

Shaftesbury is in the Blackmore Vale and serves a wide catchment area, with increasing residential and commercial expansion.

The town has a resident population of 7,315 and is at the crossroads of the A30 Yeovil/Salisbury and the A350 Warminster/Blandford trunk roads, and the main A303 is just eight miles to the north.

Nearby cities and town include Salisbury (25 miles), Blandford (17 miles), Poole (31 miles).

There are mainline railway services available at Gillingham (eight miles) and Tisbury (four miles).

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