46 Sycamore Road

Freehold Supermarket Investment in Affluent Buckinghamshire Commuter Town

  • Let to Waitrose Limited (t/a Little Waitrose)
  • 15 year lease from September 2010
  • Tenant option to renew lease from September 2020 for 10 years at a commencing rent of £225,905 per annum rising to £261,886 per annum in September 2025
  • Approximately 745.63 sq m (8,025 sq ft)
  • Affluent and attractive Buckinghamshire market town
  • Nearby retailers include Marks & Spencer Simply Food, Boots the Chemist, Costa Coffee, Greggs, WHSmith, Holland & Barrett, Waterstones and various boutique shops, cafe's and restaurants
  • Lot
  • Auction
  • Rent
    £194,868 per Annum Exclusive
  • Status
    Sold Post
  • Price*
  • Sector
    High Street Retail
  • Auction Venue
    Live Streamed Auction
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  • 46 Sycamore Road<br>Amersham<br>Buckinghamshire<br>HP6 5DR
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Property Information

8 miles north-east of High Wycombe
29 miles north-west of Central London
A413, A335, M40
London Heathrow

Amersham is an affluent and attractive market town within the London commuter belt, located within the Chiltern Hills. Amersham benefits from excellent access to London and the rest of the country via the A355, which leads to the M40 and M25 motorways. The property is located on the east side of Sycamore Road, Amersham's primary retailing thoroughfare. Nearby retailers include Marks & Spencer, Holland & Barrett, Caffe Nero, Greggs, Boots the Chemist, Costa, WHSmith, Waterstones and various boutique shops, cafe's and restaurants.




The property comprises a ground floor supermarket with ancillary accommodation on the first floor.


VAT is not applicable to this lot.

Completion Period

Six Week Completion.


Band E. See legal pack at www.acuitus.co.uk.

Tenancy & Accommodation

FloorUseFloor Areas (Approx)TenantTermRent p.a.x
639.54 sq m
106.09 sq m
(6,884 sq ft)
(1,141 sq ft)
15 years from 29/09/2010 until
28/09/2025 on a full repairing
and insuring lease
£194,868 (2)
745.63 sq m
(8,025 sq ft)
  £194,868 (2)

(1) For the year ending 26th January 2019, Waitrose Limited reported a turnover of £6,296,700,000, pre-tax profits of £84,800,000 and shareholders funds of £906,100,000 (source: SmartSearch 23/04/2020).
(2) Under the terms of the lease, the current passing rent is £168,095 pa, with a fixed rental increase on 29th September 2020 to £194,868 pa. The Vendor has agreed to adjust the completion monies from completion of the sale until the fixed rental uplift in September 2020, so that the property effectively produces £194,868 per annum.
NB: Floors area provided by VOA. Please note that the Property is also subject to a lease to Castlebrook Holdings Limited for a term of 125 years from and including 25/03/2015 at a peppercorn rent. The lease is for a small parcel of land to the rear of the Property, which is used for two car parking spaces that Castlebrook Holdings Limited let to WHSmith - please see legal pack.

If you are the successful bidder, Acuitus requires a separate payment of £1,000 inclusive of VAT as a buyer's administration charge payable to Acuitus Limited upon exchange of contracts. A VAT receipt will be provided upon payment.

Due to the current restrictions in movement throughout the UK, the property may not have been inspected by Acuitus. Some photographs may not be current and these will be dated where this is the case. Plans showing nearby occupiers and mention of nearby occupiers may reflect a dated situation as some tenants are not currently in occupation. Floor areas and accommodation details are likely to have been obtained from VOA.Gov.UK and the Vendor.

Property Documents

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  • Site Plan
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  • Common Auction conditions
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  • Memorandum of Sale
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  • Money Laundering Regs
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  • Customer Due Dilligence Form
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David MargolisDavid Margolis +44 (0)20 7034 4862 +44 (0)7930 484 440david.margolis@acuitus.co.uk
George GoucherGeorge Goucher +44 (0)20 7034 4860george.goucher@acuitus.co.uk
Seller's Solicitors
Fladgate LLP 16 Great Queen Street
Zevi Prager +44 (0)20 3036 7316zprager@fladgate.com

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