The Old Surgery, Presteigne

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Offered for sale by informal tender, The Old Surgery has a secluded town center location convenient for all local amenities and represents a potential development opportunity subject to planning permission. Previously plans have been prepared for four residential apartments, but not submitted, these plans are available to view through the agents Land and New Homes department. Potential purchasers should make their own enquiries with the planning department as to what, if any, development may be considered, please also see Planning Notes below..


The Old Surgery is set at the center of Presteigne in a secluded location off Hereford Street and therefore conveniently situated for the towns amenities. It is understood that the property was last occupied on a commercial basis approximately 20 years ago but has stood vacant since. Arranged over two floors the accommodation currently comprises of entrance lobby, entrance hall, nine ground floor rooms and store rooms, two cloakrooms and on the first floor three further rooms and a bathroom. On the ground floor a glazed internal wall has views over an internal garden and the forecourt has parking for a number of vehicles.


Presteigne, (Llanandras in Welsh), was once the county town of Radnorshire and nestles at the heart of the Marches on the border of Wales and England. Surrounded by devastatingly beautiful, unspoilt countryside, this thriving border town has many unique qualities that make it both a perfect destination and a base from which to explore. Set alongside the river Lugg, at the corner of the three counties of Shropshire, Herefordshire and Powys, it is within a short drive from Hay on Wye, Hereford, Ludlow and Shrewsbury. The High Street has a good range of individual shops, restaurants, pubs, hotels and services. Good accommodation is plentiful, both in the town and the surrounding area, and whether your choice is self-catering or serviced accommodation, high quality local and organic produce is available in both shops and restaurants.

Services and Tenure

The property is understood to be Freehold

Mains electricity, water and drainage are understood to be connected but have not been tested

Business rates are £8,000 before small business rate relief.

Planning Notes

Full planning was approved for change of use from commercial to a single residential unit by Powys council in 2008 which has now expired - planning number P/2008/1176.

Further planning was put forward to the Powys council in June 2009 for change of use from Health Care Centre to 6 residential units. This was refused due to inadequate accommodation within the curtilage of the site for the parking of vehicles - planning number P/2008/0193

Any future planning proposals will need to in line with current planning policies and regulations.

Agents Notes

Informal tender forms are available from Cobb Amos on request at or 01584 700648. Tenders should be submitted by 12noon on the 30th of November 2022.

01432 507160

Cobb Amos

14 King Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

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