Lot 127


5 Church Hill Cottages, High Street, Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 0AX
5 Church Hill Cottages, High Street, Staplehurst, Tonbridge, Kent, TN12 0AX
Sold £190,000

Currently let at £6,000 per annum

An attractive Grade II listed building situated in the heart of the village of Staplehurst and arranged to provide ground floor self-contained commercial premises which currently operate as a local opticians practice together with self-contained first floor offices which is considered may have potential for conversion into a self-contained flat, subject to all necessary consents being obtainable.

Ground Floor

Self-contained commercial premises arranged with a number of rooms with toilet and kitchen facilities.


Let on the terms of a Commercial Lease for a term of 20 years from 1st September 2014 at a current rental of £6,000 per annum, with rent reviews every five years.

Ground Floor

Private entrance, entrance hall with stairs leading to:

First Floor

Three main offices, kitchen and cloakroom with W.C.


Currently vacant.


Planning Permission has previously been granted by Maidstone Borough Council (now lapsed) 22nd May 1996 Ref: MA/96/0509 for change of use of office to residential on the first floor.

Local Planning Authority

Maidstone Borough Council. Tel: 01622 602736. Website: maidstone.gov.uk.


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