11 King's Quay Street, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3EU

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Auction sale - Monday 13th July 2015


Sold Prior to auction, for an undisclosed amount.

  • Freehold restaurant (56 covers) and self contained 2/3 bedroom maisonette
  • Historic town centre location
  • Asset management opportunities
  • Producing £7,800 per annum plus vacant restaurant



Harwich is a commercial port on the east coast forming part of the Harwich Haven and lies about 20 miles east of Colchester and 19 miles north of Clacton-on-Sea. The town is accessed via the A120, which provides direct access to the A12 to the west. The town is well known for its ferry port, which provides regular services to Holland. King's Quay Street is located by the main harbour on the northern edge of the Harwich peninsula, with the property occupying a corner position with St Austin's Lane.


The property comprises a Grade II listed period corner property arranged as a fully fitted ground floor restaurant with about 20 covers and lower ground floor seating for another 36 covers. There is a fully fitted and operational kitchen to the rear as well as a cloakroom/WC and small rear yard. There is a self-contained maisonette arranged over the upper floors, with sea views, accessed via St Austin's Lane that has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, living room and an additional loft/3rd bedroom (accessed via ladder). The flat is fully modernised and has many period features such as exposed beams.



Planning Authority

Tendring District Council (01255 686868) www.tendringdc.gov.uk.

Energy Performance Certificate

For EPC Rating please see website.

Address Accommodation Tenant Lease Terms Rent £ pa
TOTAL £7,800
11 King's Quay Street Ground floor restaurant/kitchen 609 sq ft (56.62 sq m) Lower ground floor 513 sq ft (47.70 sq m) First/second floors and loft 2/3 double bedrooms, study, living room, kitchen, bathroom x 2 Individual Vacant Holding over £7,800
The restaurant is currently trading but the property will be offered with vacant possession upon completion. A lease/license may be agreed post auction.


Seller's solicitor

Ellisons Solicitors

(Philip Roberts)

01206 764477


* Guide price

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