Ballyclare is the largest rural settlement within the rural Newtownabbey area and is a busy provincial market town. The town is located c.16 miles north of Belfast, c. 11 miles from Antrim, c. 20 miles from Ballymena and c. 4 miles from the M2 motorway intersection at Templepatrick. Due to the town’s close proximity to the M2 motorway it benefits from excellent transport links with the rest of the Province, the Belfast International Airport and the Port of Larne. Ballyclare has a resident population of 17,564 people. The town also supports a significant rural hinterland and has recently become a commuter belt to Belfast and Newtownabbey due to the enhanced transport links with the A8. The subject occupies a prominent position on Main Street in the heart of Ballyclare’s prime commercial area. Neighbouring occupiers include Boots, Brown’s Coffee Co. and DC Jewellers. The property is also situated just 30 m. away from the new £5 million 47,000 sq ft community healthcare centre which is currently under development at the top of Harrier Way. The subject comprises a two storey mid–terrace building with substantial retail area, store and disabled WC on the ground floor. On the first floor there is a large storage room, office, kitchen and a further WC. The retail accommodation is fitted out to include tiled floors, suspended ceilings, fluorescent strip lighting and air–conditioning. Additionally there is a service lift to the rear of the building. Externally there is a secure gated service yard to the rear which abounds a shared customer carpark.