There may be a new lease of life for the site of a glass-blowing workshop on the Island as the glassworks at Madeira Lane, Freshwater goes to auction with a guide price of £300,000+.

The Glassworks is among 130 lots being sold by Clive Emson, the regional land and property auctioneers, on 1st November.

Rob Marchant, auctioneer, said:

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“The Glassworks is presently a commercial site. However, it has planning consent for demolition and the construction of an individual, contemporary style house with three bedrooms.

“Its design features some eye-catching glazing as a nod to the former glass workshops and to maximise its beautiful sea views.”

Also in Freshwater, guided freehold at £50,000+, is a 0.09-acre parcel of land at on the west side of Queens Road. The plot, in a popular residential area, is adjacent to Lea Cottage.

Guided freehold at £160-180,000, a town centre building, with planning for conversion to form 4 or 5 flats, is located at 7 School Green Road, Freshwater.

Currently let at £45,100 per annum, a freehold mix of commercial and residential investment property in Newport is guided at £400,000-430,000. The 3-storey buildings are at 29, 29A and 29B St James Street, with retailer GAME on the ground floor and a health and beauty provider over the first and second floors, with 2 residential lettings – on Assured Shorthold Tenancy agreements – on the first and second floors.

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Situated on the exclusive West Bay Club development at Norton, Yarmouth, a 2-bedroom holiday apartment called Plimoth is guided leasehold at £10-15,000. On the same site, a 1-bedroom leasehold holiday apartment, called Saltbox 7, has a nil reserve.

A 3-storey detached building at 10 West Street, Ventnor, is guided leasehold at £95,000+ and has the benefit of planning consent for conversion into 3 self-contained 1-bedroom flats.

A parcel of freehold land at the rear of 24 Union Street, Ryde, has an estimate of £25-35,000 and has planning consent for a 2-bedroom detached house.

4-and-a-half acres of freehold grazing land, adjacent to Hill Farm, Hill Top, Newchurch, is guided at £70,000-80,000. Meanwhile, half an acre of freehold land at fronting Skinners Lane, Newchurch, has a £50,000+ estimate.

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Starting at 11:00, the regional Clive Emson auction takes place on Friday 1st November at the Solent Hotel & Spa, Rookery Avenue, Whiteley, near Portsmouth.

Land at rear of 24 Union Street, Ryde

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