Castle Corner, Beckington, Frome, Somerset, BA11


Office For Sale

Beckington Castle is a striking and historic 17th century house that has been occupied as a private residence by several notable people. It has also formerly served as a hotel, antiques showroom, and school. More recently it was refurbished by the current vendors in the 1990’s for use as their office headquarters.

The building remains in excellent decorative order and continues to be used as office accommodation. It has been adapted to suit current office requirements including data points, modern lighting, health and safety compliance etc. all whilst not compromising on the abundant period and character features. Arranged over four storeys as illustrated overleaf together with a cellar (not shown on the plan).

Access is taken over a shared driveway. Externally here is parking immediately adjacent the building and, subject to obtaining any necessary consents, scope to increase the parking capacity by using part of the lawned area. To the immediate rear of the building there is an enclosed lawned garden with stone outbuilding and to the south a large lawn with feature pond. Set in approximately 0.42 acres.It offers potential scope for alternative suitable uses such as returning it to a single private dwelling, letting accommodation, serviced offices or similar, subject to any necessary consents.

It will be sold subject to an Uplift Clause in relation to residential development. 30% of any uplift for a period of 20 years from completion.

Internal Accommodation Sq M Sq Ft
Ground Floor Net Internal Area 139 1,494
First Floor Net Internal Area 120 1,290
Second Floor Net Internal Area 104 1,124
Third Floor Net Internal Area 71 763
Cellar Not measured

Total Net Internal Area 434 4,671
Total Limited Use Area 121 1,308
Total IPMS3 Area 555 5,979

Mains water, gas, electric and drainage. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves.

Forms part of a larger assessment with a Rateable Value of £151,000; will need to be split at the Valuation Office Agency.

Mains water, gas, electric and drainage. Prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves.

Grade II* Listed and within the Beckington Conservation Area. Currently has permission for and is occupied as offices within Class E – we recommend interested parties rely on their own enquiries. Local Planning Authority’s Unique Property
Reference Number: 000250039487.

Historic England listing Entry below:
House. Early C17, late C19 restoration. Rendered, stone slate roof, 3 tall gables with copings and finials, 2 similar gables to each return, ashlar stacks, moulded around caps. Tall rectangular structure. 3 storeys and attics, 2 windows to first floor, 6-light moulded stone-mullioned windows, 3 4-light openings to second floor, 2-light openings to attic; each window hollow moulded, each light with a segmental head; C19 6-light reproduction windows to ground floor; contiguous weathered strings above window heads; C19 leaded lights to all openings. Door opening to left return in a 3-storey flat roofed porch; 3-light hollow moulded stonemullioned window to each of first and second floors; door opening in a chamfered 4-centred stone surround, plank door, strap hinges. Interior with plaster strapwork ceiling to left ground floor room; dogleg staircase, splat balusters. Rubble wall to forecourt 2 metres high; to left pair of rubble and ashlar gate piers in a mock military style; to right gateway with a reused chamfered ashlar 4-centred head incorporating 4 foiled niches. (Country Life, April 4, 1908).

Strictly by appointment only.

Tenure: Please confirm with Cooper and Tanner Commercial whether this property is freehold or leasehold

Castle Corner, Beckington, Frome, Somerset, BA11
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Commercial Office
41 High Street

0345 0347758

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