St John's Street, Devizes, Wiltshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
**GREAT BUY TO LET OPPORTUNITY** TOWN CENTRE LOCATION** 2 BEDROOMS & LARGE ATTIC ROOM** DOUBLE FRONTED SHOP/OFFICE WITH A BASEMENT IN A PROMINENT TOWN CENTRE LOCATION CURRENTLY LET OUT** Town centre investment opportunity comprising 2 bedroom maisonette with courtyard to the rear and tenanted retail shop underneath. Potential combined rental income of about £15,400 per annum. An impressive Grade II listed first floor period apartment set in the very heart of Devizes town centre. The property would be ideal for any First Time Buyer or anyone downsizing wanting to be near shops, as well as being an ideal investment opportunity with an estimated rental income of £700 pcm. Boasting character feature throughout, the living accommodation comprises an entrance hall on the ground floor with stairs up to the light and airy kitchen/dining room and the large sitting room with a feature fireplace and built in storage. There are two double bedrooms and a bathroom with further stairs up to a large useable attic room with exposed ceiling beams. Externally there is an enclosed courtyard area. The shop underneath (which is currently Let under the terms of a 5 year lease from 28/1/19 to 'Heads On High' hairdressing salon with 4 years remaining at £7,000 p.a). More details and a copy of the lease are available upon request.


From the Market Place proceed towards St Johns Street. The property can be found on the left hand side.


The historic market town of Devizes has many amenities including town centre shopping, a leisure centre, schools for all ages, various supermarkets, a variety of shops, cinema, theatre and thriving weekly market. The historic Kennet & Avon Canal runs through the town providing fishing and walking facilities. The major centres of Bath, Salisbury, Swindon, Marlborough and Chippenham are all within a 30 mile radius.

8 St John's Street Accommodation Comprises

Entrance Hall

Under stair storage cupboard, radiator and doors leading to first floor landing.

First Floor Landing

Telephone entry system, stairs to the first floor landing. Door to:

Sitting Room

Two timber framed sash windows to the front with secondary glazing. Feature fireplace, television point, storage cupboard and radiator.

Kitchen/Dining Room

Floor units with tiled worktops over and tiled splashbacks. Shelving, space for gas cooker, one and a quarter bowel sink and drainer unit. Feature fireplace, dual aspect sash windows to the front and rear. Telephone point, wall lights and radiator.

Second Floor Landing

Cupboard housing gas fired combination central heating boiler. Window to the rear, stairs to the attic room. Doors to:

Bedroom One

Two sash windows to the front with secondary glazing. Feature fireplace, radiator, under stair storage cupboard and built in wardrobe with sliding doors.

Bedroom Two

Sash window to the front, radiator and a recess with hanging rail.


Tiled flooring and part tiled walls. Bath with electric shower over, low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Window to the rear and side.

Attic Room

Attic room with restricted head height. Exposed ceiling timbers, sky light to the rear and a door to storage space.



There is a right of access to the property through the side access and courtyard.

9 St John's Street

9 St John's Street comprises a double fronted, mid terrace lock-up shop forming part of a larger town centre property which is built having mostly rendered elevations beneath a tiled roof.

Suitable for either office (A2) or retail use the property includes a kitchenette, WC and a useful basement. The property which benefits from air conditioning has consent for A1 (Retail) or A2 (Financial Services) use.


The lease makes reference to a Service Charge provision applicable to the maintenance of the common parts of the building.


(all measurements are approximate and are given on a net internal basis in accordance with the RICS Code of Measuring Practice).

Retail Area

Net frontage 23' 6 (7.2m)

Width at rear 8' 6 (2.7m)

Retail depth16' 7 5'1m

Net Retail Area318 sq ft (29.5 sq m)

Kitchenette 28 sq ft (2.6 sq m)



Tenure / Services

Tenure - Freehold for whole building.


Mains electricity, water, gas (to flat) and drainage. Council tax: band A for Number 8.

Shop: Let on a 5 year lease @ £7,000 p.a from 28/1/19

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firm's employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. All measurements and distances are approximate only.

Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

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