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Market Street, Craven Arms, Shropshire, SY7
£60,000 | 2 bedrooms


St Matthews House provides a fantastic opportunity to acquire a small commercial premise in the popular market town of Craven Arms. Alternatively, a premise with planning consent to convert into a single dwelling, within level walking distance of the towns' amenities. The property has been used until recently as an Accountants office. The sale is due to relocation to another office building in the town. Planning was granted in 2005 to alter the faade of the building, which was originally a large shop frontage. This alteration triggered the planning consent and activated it in perpetuity. Further details of the original planning and confirmation that the alteration is sufficient can be found on the Shropshire Planning Portal under Reference Number SS/1/05/16855/F. The property could potential be converted into a two -bedroom bungalow. The premise is opt-in for VAT, therefore VAT will be payable upon the agreed purchase price. A new gas boiler was installed in April 2019. There is a Right of Way for access to the side door over the adjoining property. The adjoining property may be available by separate negotiation, should the prospective purchaser require it. Please note, this is in separate ownership.

The Area

The market town of Craven Arms is located on the A49 carriageway between Shrewsbury and Hereford. The town lies in the valley of the River Onny on the edge of the Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The town benefits from a railway station linking north to Shrewsbury, Crewe and Manchester, and south to Ludlow, Hereford, Cardiff and Swansea as well as local bus links. Local amenities include, a Post Office, Nursery and Primary Schools, a Doctors Surgery and Dental Practice, two Public Houses, a large Supermarket and many convenience stores amongst other light commercial businesses.

The property is approached immediately off Market Street with one allocated parking space to the side. Front door leading off Market Street into:

Reception/Entrance Hall

with carpeted flooring, radiator, window to front with fitted blind and strip light. Doors to:


with window to front and side with fitted blind, carpeted flooring, radiator, strip light and BT point.

Store Room

with laminated and concrete flooring, radiator, sink and drainer, double fitted cupboard with worksurface over, wall mounted water heater, strip light, exposed beams, door to side, window to side (currently blocked up) and wall mounted boiler. Door to:


with WC, wash basin, concrete flooring, extractor fan, electric meter and fuse box and a heated towel rail.


There is no outside space however, the property does benefit from one allocated parking space to the side.

Council Tax

Currently registered for Business Rates - once residential a Council Tax band would be given.

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