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A UNIQUE opportunity has arisen to acquire a superb waterside business in Goole.

PPH Commercial are currently looking for someone to purchase the former Yorkshire Waterways Museum building.

Located on idyllic Dutch Riverside, accessed from Bridge Street, the property is very close to Goole marina and a number of other canal and riverside businesses.

Historically, the museum was home to a café, hosted school visits and organised boat trips around the town’s docks and canal.

The interior of the 6,400sqft space boasts beautiful wooden floors, a lovely open ceiling with oak beams and is finished in a shabby chic-style with nautical theme.

From a business perspective, the premises are very environmentally-friendly with its heating provided by a biomass system together with photovoltaic roof panels, which will produce an annual net surplus for the future occupier.

Subject to any necessary permissions, there is huge potential to turn the attractive building into an alternative venture.

PPH Commercial are currently marketing the long leasehold interest to include the buildings for £100,000 on behalf of liquidators representing The Sobriety Project.

Matt Penrose, who is fielding enquiries on behalf of PPH Commercial, is confident the venture will prove to be an extremely attractive proposition.

Matt said: “The complex was originally erected around 1999 and has been subsequently extended into an attractive and modern museum, which was very popular until its recent closure in May.

“The property benefits from a canal-side mooring of approximately 118 metres and a large visitors’ car park.

“Externally, there is also a landscaped area together with some additional open-sided storage buildings and workshop units – a total site area of approximately 1.4 acres.

“Depending on the proposed use of the building, it could be a superb ready-made business opportunity on a wonderful waterside setting.”

For more details please contact Matt Penrose on 01482 648888 or email