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Glenthorne House, Truro Business Park, Truro, Cornwall

Office for sale


£450,000 Asking price


A former private dwelling which has been fully refurbished and extended in 2006 to provide modern offices which can be occupied separately or grouped together. Toilets exist at ground and first floor levels and a small kitchenette lies off the first floor landing. Each office has trunking at floor level for electrics, telephone and computer networking, including an independent technology rack encompassing CAT 5 distributed network ready for all telecommunications and computer network roll out.

The premises were originally occupied by our clients and have been more recently let as individual rooms or suites and are likely to be of interest to owner occupiers and investors alike.

In addition planning consent exists under an extant application for another building and additional parking to be erected in the garden area.


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A freehold former farmhouse dwelling which has been sympathetically restored, extended and converted to offices which have in recent years been let on a room by room basis and will be sol with partial occupancy. The premises are located on a site which includes car parking and a mature garden.


The premises are located 3.5 miles from Truro City Centre, 2.8 miles from Truro Railway Station and 2.5 miles from the A30 Trunk Road at Chiverton Cross. They are located on Truro Business Park adjoining Glenthorne Court and are accessed via a private drive which leads onto a spacious surfaced car park and double garage.


All areas and dimensions are approximate.
Ground Floor
Office 1 40.5 sq.m (436 sq.ft)
Office 2 24.0 sq.m (258 sq.ft)
Office 3 13.4 sq.m (145 sq.ft)
Office 4 15.4 Sq.m (165 sq.ft)
First Floor
Office 5 30.3 Sq.m (325 sq.ft)
Office 6 29.4 Sq.m (316 sq.ft)
Office 7 19.7 sq. (211 sq.ft)
Office 8 14.8 Sq.m (159 sq.ft)
There is the shared use of wc facilities at ground and first floor level together with a first floor kitchen
Double Garage together with plenty of parking and mature enclosed garden.


Application Number PA17/01653 – consent was granted (April 2017) for change of use of Offices 1&3 to a beauty clinic.
Application Number PA15/10727 – consent was granted (Dec. 2015) for change of use of Office 4 to D1 health care and complimentary therapy clinic.
Application number C1/PA14/0782/10/B – consent was granter (Nov. 2010) for a 207 sq.m extension to the existing building.


The premises are being offered on a freehold basis subject to the occupations listed below:-

Offices 1&3: £5,000 per annum plus VAT plus service charge
Office 2: vacant – available at a rental of £2,700 per annum plus VAT plus service charge
Office 4: to be vacant from 14/12/2018 – current rental £1,750 per annum plus VAT plus service charge.
Offices 5&8: to be vacant from 13/12/2018 – current rental £5,000 per annum plus VAT plus service charge
Office 6: vacant – available at £3,250 per annum plus VAT plus service charge
Office 7: vacant – available at £2,600 per annum plus VAT plus service charge

Service Charge

The service charge based on £5.00 per ft plus VAT will be payable in respect of heating, electrics and water and cleaning of the communal areas, buildings insurance, external repairs and maintenance and maintaining the external grounds. The offices are separately metered for electricity and have a fire and burglar alarm system.

Legal Costs

The ingoing lessee to bear the landlord’s reasonably incurred legal costs in connection with the transaction.

Local Authority

Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151


Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Business Rates

We refer you to the valuation office website or call 0300-1234-171. The individual offices are currently independently rated and have the following Rateable Values:-
Offices 1&3 £7,400
Office 2 £4,150
Office 4 £2,900
Offices 5&8 £6,400
Office 7 £2,600

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within Band C (67).

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact either:-
Mike Nightingale on 01872 247008 or via email or
Thomas Hewitt on 01872 247025 or via email

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

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