PART of Oxford High Street is up for sale for £750k.

There is one catch - the new owner will become the landlord of a 2,890 sqft shop. 

Oxford University's souvenir shop 'Oxford Experience' has a 15-year lease which expires in January 2033. 

Documents listed say the business produces an annual income of £71,000. 

The freehold to one of Oxford's most unusual buildings is set to be sold at auction next month. 

Bids will start from £750,000 to £780,000. 

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It dates back to 1772 and was occupied by renowned architect Charles Buckler and his wife in the 1860’s.

Oxford Mail: 8 High Street, Oxford, is up for auction by Acuitus at a guide price of £750,000 - £780,000.8 High Street, Oxford, is up for auction by Acuitus at a guide price of £750,000 - £780,000.

Charles designed a number of Catholic churches during his career and transformed Arundel Castle for the 15th Duke of Norfolk in 1890–1903.

David Margolis of auctioneers Acuitus said: “This is a rare opportunity to purchase a commercial property in Oxford City Centre, not to mention, one with such character.

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"The property is located in a prominent position on the north side of High Street, close to Carfax and the entrance of the Oxford Covered Market.”

The auction will take place at 1pm on December 13 and will be broadcast via livestream on the Acuitus website with bidding online, by telephone and by proxy.


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