A rare opportunity to acquire a freehold investment with scope for mixed commercial and residential use, subject to planning consent. This may suit a buyer looking for business premises in a prominent position overlooking the River Arun, with living accommodation above.
45 Pier Road has, until fairly recently, been a successful tea room, and the accommodation very much lends itself to such a business. The ground floor provides an ideal layout with ample space for a café or restaurant to the front and a large area for a kitchen to the rear.
On the first and second floor there is a maisonette providing substantial living accommodation, comprising; west facing sitting room overlooking the river and golf course, fitted kitchen, 3 bedrooms, bathroom /WC. Externally there is a low maintenance enclosed private garden of approximately 50' in length and a good size tandem length garage (approx. 33').
Benefits include; gas fired central heating, majority uPVC double glazing, 'Juliet' balcony with far reaching views to the west, original cast iron fireplaces, private enclosed garden and a tandem length garage.
As an alternative to commercial we have identified possible scope to convert the building into apartments, again subject to normal planning consents.
Private Garden - There is an attractive private and enclosed rear garden of approximately 55' in length. Approached via door from the rear ground floor and also first floor kitchen by external metal staircase. The garden is mainly paved for ease of maintenance with well stocked raised shrub borders and a number of matures bushes and trees. There is a rear access gate.
Garage - Measuring approximately 33' x 11'2. Situated immediately to the rear of the property, approached via Clifton Road with two parking space located to the front of the garage. There is a metal up and over door and further personal door to the private garden.
Location - Pier Road is a popular location for restaurants, cafes and ice cream parlours, ideally positioned to benefit from the town's tourist trade. Situated overlooking the River Arun, and providing direct access from the town centre and mainline railway station to the beach, the seafront greensward and river mouth.
Harbour Park with amusements and fairground rides is close by, as is the river ferry operating between the east and west banks during the summer months. On the west bank there are protected sand dunes and an excellent 18 hold links golf course. To the east is the new leisure centre (2019), west beach award winning café, with tennis courts and crazy golf at Norfolk Gardens.
Littlehampton has been a seaside resort, dating back to Edwardian times, and lies on the English Channel on the eastern bank of the mouth of the River Arun. It is approx. 50 miles south south-west of London, 19 miles west of Brighton and 10 miles east of the county town of Chichester.