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Moffat House, 10-14 Nineyard Street, Saltcoats, KA21 5HS

11,237 Sq Ft / Offices / Land/Development

For Sale - £295,000.00

Available - Last updated: 19 October 2021

• Substantial town centre buildings with large private car park
• Suitable for a range of multi-let uses/single occupier or redevelopment purposes
• Occupying a prime corner plot of approximately 0.65 acres
• Only 30 miles from Glasgow/40 minutes by train
• Approximately 1,044 sq m (11,237 sq ft)

The subjects comprise three interconnecting traditional sandstone and slate buildings with a modern extension which form a self-contained terrace on the western side of Nineyard Street. 
Moffat House is a Category C-listed building dating back to 1850 and has a characterful history. It was originally an office of the Royal Bank, as evidenced by the presence of the strong room, but in its heyday the buildings were the headquarters for AT Mays Travel group housing 300 staff. More recently it was in use as an education facility for Kilmarnock College and Scottish Enterprise also occupied a large section as a Business Gateway office.  Many original features have been retained throughout such as corniced ceilings, stained glass windows, oak balustrade staircases and sash and case windows.
Constructed over ground and two upper levels, the property is currently laid out to provide mainly cellular and open plan office space. Approximately 1,000 sq ft of the ground floor at number 14 has been extensively refurbished and is available immediately for occupation.  There is a modern extension, circa 1985, which provides larger open plan floor plates.  On the ground floor of the building which links together numbers 10 and 14 there is a large commercial training kitchen which retains its ventilation system and extraction canopies.
Male, female and accessible toilet facilities are provided on all levels throughout the properties on each floor.  To the rear there is a large private car park with lined spaces for 22 cars but this could potentially be reconfigured to accommodate a higher number.


The town of Saltcoats is situated on the west coast of North Ayrshire and is part of the ‘Three Towns’ conurbation along with Ardrossan and Stevenston.  Between them there is a combined population of around 35,000 people with 11,300 of those in Saltcoats itself.
It is approximately 30 miles west of Glasgow, just off the A78, which will shortly benefit from the opening of the new Dalry Bypass designed to improve road connections with Glasgow and the wider Ayrshire area.  
Moffat House sits on the corner of Vineyard Street but fronts onto Nineyard Street enjoying the benefit of a prominent corner position at the southern approach to the town centre.  Within a short walk is the main retail area and the striking Town Hall on Countess Street.
The property is also within 50 yards of Saltcoats train station where there are regular and direct rail services to Glasgow Central taking around 40 minutes.  In addition, there is a bus stop near to Moffat House providing routes to nearby towns and further afield.
Prestwick International Airport is located approximately 15 miles south of the town centre.


Following a recent inspection of the premises we calculate the approximate net internal area to be as follows:
1,044 sq m (11,237 sq ft)


Our client is seeking offers in the region of £295,000 exclusive of VAT for the heritable title


We understand the property is currently suitable for office use but may also suit a variety of other uses.  Interested parties should make their own enquiries and contact the planning department of North Ayrshire Council.

There is a car park to the rear of the property which provides spaces for approximately 22 vehicles.
According to the Scottish Assessor’s website (www.saa.gov.uk) the subjects have a Rateable Value of £51,000 effective 1st April 2017. The uniform business rate for the current year is £0.49 pence in the pound. 
Occupiers may be eligible for rates relief through the Small Business Bonus Scheme if the combined rateable value of all their business premises in Scotland is £35,000 or less.
The property is connected for gas, electricity and water supplies.
Available on request.
By appointment through the sole agent, Allied Surveyors Scotland plc.

Iain Mercer 0131 357 4455

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