Lot 93


53-55 Fore Street, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AG
53-55 Fore Street, Brixham, Devon, TQ5 8AG
Sold Prior

Sale due to retirement

A rare opportunity to acquire this substantial freehold property situated in a prominent location within the retail heart of Brixham town centre and close to its renowned harbour. Offered to the market for the first time in over 50 years, the property is currently arranged as a substantial retail premises with ancillary storage space and two self-contained flats occupying the upper floors.

It is considered the property is suitable for further re-development and individuals may wish to consider sub-division of the ground floor space to create two retail units and conversion of the first and second floor commercial accommodation to create a number of residential flats. Any development or conversion works would be subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Ground Floor

Principle retail area and cloakroom with W.C.

First Floor

Additional retail area, office and stock room.

Second Floor

Staff room, stock room, separate ladies and gents cloakrooms and W.C.s and further room.

55B Fore Street

Entrance hall, bedroom, living room, kitchenette and bathroom with W.C.

Third Floor

55A Fore Street

Entrance hall, bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom with W.C. and living room leading to balcony with far reaching views across the town and offering partial sea views.


Patio and garden areas to rear.

Local Planning Authority

Torbay Council. Tel: 01803 207801. Website: torbay.gov.uk.

Auctioneer's Note

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Freehold with Vacant Possession


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