9th Mar 2019
25th Apr 2019
- Type: Block of flats
- Bedrooms: 0
- Listing status: sale
Lot 35 - This lot is for sale by auction as lot 35 on Thursday 28th March 2019.
A Freehold Purpose Built Block
- Comprising 18 x Three Bedroom Self-Contained Flats
- One Flat, Garage/Bin Area and Electricity Sub-Station each subject to a Long Lease
- Seventeen Flats Vacant
- Total Net Saleable Area 1,360 sq m (14,637 sq ft)
- Off-Street Parking
- Possible Development potential (Roof Spaces, Undercroft Area), subject to all necessary consents being obtained
- Located close to Greenwich Rail Station and DLR
- Possibility to acquire UK Corporate entity. Please refer to the legal documents for further informationEIGHT week completion available
Greenwich is a world famous town and destination benefiting from one million overnight stays in 2017. It is best known for the Meridian Line, The Cutty Sark, The Royal Observatory, The National Maritime Museum, The Old Royal Naval College, Greewich Market, Greenwich Park and the O2 Arena. Swanne House is ideally located fronting the prestigious Gloucester Circus private garden in the heart of the historic West Greenwich Conservation Area and just a stone’s throw from Greenwich Park and The River Thames. Connectivity is excellent, with Greenwich Rail Station (London Bridge 8 minutes, London Blackfriars 17 minutes, London Cannon Street 14 minutes) and Docklands Light Railway Station (Cutty Sark) 300 metres and 400 metres away respectively. The Jubilee Line (Bond Street 21 minutes) is also available a short bus ride to the north at North Greenwich Station beside the O2 Arena. The area is also home to The University of Greenwich, which is attended by 20,000 students with its main campus located in the former Royal Naval College close by.
Swanne House is a 1970s built l-shaped purpose built block arranged over lower ground and four upper floors. The building comprises 18 x three bedroom self-contained duplexes, with nine duplexes being arranged over the first and second floors and nine duplexes over the third and fourth floors of the building. Swanne House benefits from off-street parking which is accessed via Royal Hill. There is additional on-street parking on Gloucester Circus.
Tenancies and Leases
One flat is subject to a 125 year long leasehold interest from 3rd July 2002 at a current ground rent of £1 per annum. The garage/bin area on the lower ground floor is subject to a lease for a term of 999 years from 4th March 2019 at a peppercorn ground rent. The electricity sub-station is subject to a lease in favour of London Power Networks llp for a term of 60 years from 1st April 1960 (thus having approximately 1 year unexpired) at a ground rent of £2 per annum.The remaining flats are vacant.
Local Planning Authority: Royal Borough of Greenwich.Tel: The property is not listed, but is situated in the West Greenwich Conservation Area. Subject to obtaining all necessary consents, it may be possible that the ground floor undercroft areas could be reconfigured to comprise four studios and additional residential floor space could be developed within a mansard roof.
The property will be open for viewing every Tuesday and Thursday before the Auction between 10.30 – 11.30 a.M. These are open viewing times with no need to register. (Ref: Jh).
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