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Well established and profitable convenience store with community post office
Shop sales average £335,000 per annum with a Post Office salary circa £11,000
Enviable location with 2 bed residential accommodation
Retirement sale, viewing recommended
Reference - 46738
Description Poolewe Village Store and Community Post Office is an extremely well run business that has been operated by the current proprietors since 2002 and has now been placed on the market due to the current vendors wish to retire.
The business trades throughout the year, and offers an excellent range of general groceries, along with local post office services.
The business enjoys much repeat custom, particularly due to its excellent reputation and extensive range of produce and being the only shop in the village.
The property sits prominently in the centre of the village. There is ample free on street parking surrounding the property.
Sales Currently shop sales average at approximately £335,000 per annum with an annual Post Office income of approximately to £11,947
Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.
Staff The business is managed by the owner with 3 part time members of staff.
Building External The detached property is set over three levels. The front of the property is straight to the street with ample on street parking surrounding the business.
Building Internal The main entrance is from the front which in turn leads to the main shop floor, with the shop counter located to the left upon entering.
To the right you will find a well presented display area, with a centre island shelving unit, along with two chiller display cabinets and shelving to the outer walls.
To the rear of the shop you will find the post office counter. Adjacent to the post office, there is another sales area, again with shelving to the outer walls and two large chest freezers.
The business also benefits from having CCTV and a full epos system.
In the basement level there are ample service areas, including a large storage area, staff kitchen, WC, secure spirit store, and delivery access to the front street.
Residential Accommodation This part of the property has not been inspected but we are advised by the owner that it comprises of 2 bedrooms, a living room, shower room, kitchen and a private entrance.
The residential accommodation is currently let at £250 pcm and may be made vacant on completion.
Tenure We are advised that the property is freehold.
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.
Summary The sale of Poolewe Village Store offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, profitable business which is trading well, yet maintains potential for expansion of the business. A viewing is highly recommended.
For more information about this property, please contact Bruce & Company, EH12 on +44 131 268 9615 * (local rate)
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