The store is in excellent condition and offers the customer a good experience with well laid out shelving and a freestanding sales counter with two points of sale.
The store is unopposed and has huge potential to increase sales, by extending the opening hours beyond 7.00pm, operating under a symbol group, adding other product lines and possibly home delivery.
Reason for sale * Our client has run the store successfully for over 38 years and are now offering for sale due to genuine retirement.
The opportunity * Same owner run for more than 38 years! * Two vacant flats included * Ideal owner managed or family business * Ideal trading position * Post office included
Turnover * We have been advised by our client that the counter sales on average are £7,000 per week with huge scope to increase by increasing product range or trading hours.
The post office remuneration is approximately £1,200 per month offering limited services ( one counter ) but can add more for a higher salary.
Location *The property is nestled between adjacent neighbourhoods just outside the city centre. It has great bus access and serves its community well.
*'The premises sits within a selection of other go-to stores including a pharmacy, hairdressers and takeaway restaurant.'
Trading Hours * Monday - Saturday 7:00am - 7:00pm * Sunday 7:00am - 3:00pm * The store operates on very convenient trading hours and is licenced to close til late.
Staff: * The business is family run with one part time member of staff.
Tenure: * The Freehold is offered for sale.
Internal: * The store also benefits from 16 Channel CCTV and an alarm system. To the rear of the building there are two staff toilets, a lounge area, kitchen and the stockroom.
External: * On street customer parking to the front / rear. * Delivery access to the side of the store which direct acess to the stock room.
Accommodation *There are two flats included with the first offering a kitchen, bathroom, and four spacious bedrooms. *The second flat includes a three bedroom, kitchen and bathroom.
*Both flats have their own seperate access, securely gated and have their own central heating / boiler.
*Both flats are vacant and can be rented for around £600 - £700 Per month each for extra income OR staff / the owner to live in.
Ground floor shop plan * The ground floor of the premises boasts a large retail sales area with an impressive 446 sq. metres. (4800 Sq. ft.). and is offered in good condition.
Business Rates: * Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.
Fixtures and Fittings * The business is well-fitted throughout and a valuable inventory of equipment will be included in the sale.
Regulatory * Premises licence * Post Masters licence
Legal costs * Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with the sale.
Trading Information * Trading information will be made available to genuinely interested parties who have signed a Non Disclosure Agreement and viewed the premises.
Viewing arrangements * Mailbox Estates highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment. * Discreet customer visits are encouraged but ON NO ACCOUNT SHOULD ANY DIRECT APPROACH BE MADE TO THE VENDOR.
Deposits: * Successful applicants will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit.
Mailbox Estates highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.