• £20,000 /Year

The historic market town of Skipton provides comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities and in 2008 was voted best high street in Britain, with excellent primary and secondary schooling, including two grammar schools which are consistently in the top three positions in the North Yorkshire performance league tables. Known as Gateway to the Dales is within 10 minutes drive of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the town is also close to the popular holiday destinations of Malham, Grassington and Bolton Abbey. Many special events are held on the high street throughout the year including a Christmas Market that is constantly voted in the top ten markets – all events can be found on Welcome to Skipton web site. The town’s railway station has regular services to Leeds and Bradford and a daily service direct to London Kings cross. The major towns of East Lancashire and West Yorkshire are all within easy commutable distance.

42 High Street comprises a prime retail unit close to the intersection with Sheep Street, arranged over the ground floor and first floor. National and regional traders nearby include Boots the Chemist, Filmore & Union, House of Frazer, Phase 8, Greggs, WH Smiths, TOG 24, Costa Coffee and the main High Street Banks. A street market in held on the High Street cobbles four times a week (Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday).

In more detail the property comprises:

350 SQ FT (32.5 SQ M) high ceiling retail area with diffused strip lights and hard wearing red quarry tiled floor with a flood of natural daylight provided by large painted single glazed bow window the full width of the shop front overlooking bustling high street that include security shutters. Timber staircase with aluminium safety nosing’s to first floor retail space with solid balustrade and quarter landing at mid point.

235 SQ FT (21.83 SQ M) high ceiling retail space with carpeted floor with two small windows to the front overlooking the high street.

White wash hand basin and separate cubical with single low level WC with seamless vinyl flooring.

The property is available by way of a new lease for a minimum of three years or multiples thereof on an FRI basis, at a rent of £20,000 per annum.

The incoming tenant will be responsible for a contribution towards the Landlords reasonable legal costs up to the sum of £500 +VAT

Value added tax will be charged on the rent payable at the appropriate rate.

Electric is separately metered. Gas is not connected to the building. We have not been able to test the equipment, services or installations in the property and recommend that any prospective tenants arrange for a qualified person to check the relevant installations before entering into any commitment/lease.

Strictly by appointment through the agents Carling Jones – contact Mark Carling or Ian Carling at the Skipton Office on 01756 799163.


In accordance with the Estate Agents Act 1979, Carling Jones (‘The Company’) are obliges to notify all interested parties that an employee of the Company is currently the owner of this property.

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  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Conservatory
  • Countryside Views
  • Double Glazing
  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Parking
  • Study/ Workshop Space
  • Yard

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