Outstanding Post Office Party Shop & 4 Bedroom House!
Mailbox Estates are delighted to present the opportunity to purchase a Freehold Post office with accommodation. The business is trading in a well populated market town with high levels of footfall due to the neighbouring businesses.
** OFFERS INVITED**
This is a genuine Retirement sale of a very attractive business with over 20 years of trade, it has been a well relied on business within the local community.
The post office provides a valuable guaranteed income with the store selling a large range of stationery products as well as greeting cards and gifts as a party shop. This has found to be essential in this traditional market town.
The Opportunity * Large four bedroom accommodation included * The post office salary provides a guaranteed income. * further growth potential by adding a selection of confectionary, snacks, cold drinks etc * Increase turnover by opening on Sunday * traditional town centre location
Weekly Turnover * The Annual Post Office remuneration is around £50,000. * The business also generates around £600 per annum from the photobooth. * We have been advised that the current turnover for the retail takings are around £600 to £700 per week with potential to increase by offering a wider variety of products.
Price * £374,999 OIRO.
Tenure * The freehold is being offered for sale.
Rates * Rates payable £3,192 * Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable. * The current council tax band for 2021/2022 is band B.
Staff * This has been family run and is currently managed by the owners (Husband and Wife).
Accommodation *This beautiful three storey property includes a 4 bedroom residential accommodation, The first floor includes a large family/sitting room with extensive bay window, This leads onto an office area, accessed only from the sitting room, which could alternatively be used as a downstairs bedroom. along the hallway leads to a large dining room with front and rear view windows, benefiting from a large open plan kitchen that leads onto a rear terrace with outdoor storage space. The second floor consists of three large double bedrooms, one single bedroom and large family bathroom including separate bath and shower. A Velux window to the top of the stairs provides access to the roof for any maintenance work.
* An internal inspection of the property needs to be undertaken to fully appreciate the size and potential of the property.
* There is on street parking available directly outside the property and the owners currently have an arrangement with the business to the rear to access some off-street parking. There are numerous town centre parking options also available
Reason For Sale *This is a genuine Retirement sale.
Location *Town centre location * The store sits alongside other complimentary retail businesses including, a Hotel and benefits from the footfall.
Internal Substantial three storey building which briefly comprises of a double front high street presence. This briefly comprises of the Post Office Counter, separate retail Party Shop area, large stock room to the rear. The first and second floors includes four bedroom residential premises with a roof terrace.
Fixtures and Fittings * The business is well-fitted throughout and a valuable inventory of equipment is included in the sale price. * The photo booth is owned outright and has a value of £6,000.
External * There is on street parking available directly outside the property and the owners currently have an arrangement with the business to the rear to access some off-street parking. There are numerous town centre parking options also available
Legal costs * Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs in connection with the sale. * Landlord's legal fees are the buyers and sellers responsibility and are to be shared equally.
Trading Information * Full accounts and trading history will be made available to seriously interested parties after they have viewed the business.
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 OR ANY OF IT'S STAFF.
DEPOSIT * Once an Offer has been accepted the successful buyer/s are required to pay a deposit to secure the sale, and is held in protected client account.