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Gweek Post Office And Stores, Gweek, Helston, Cornwall

Post Office for sale

£495,000

Freehold

A well established post office and stores in a sought after village at the head of the Helford River.
The business enjoys consistent sales and profitability and boasts generous 4 bedroom owners accommodation and ample parking.

  • WELL APPOINTED FREEHOLD POST OFFICE & STORES
  • RETAIL SALES AREA OF CIRCA 980 SQFT
  • SPACIOUS 4 BEDROOMED OWNERS’ ACCOMMODATION WITH PRIVATE GARDEN
  • CONSISTENT SALES & PROFITABILITY
  • LARGE CUSTOMER CAR PARK
  • EPC RATING: D100

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WELL APPOINTED FREEHOLD POST OFFICE & STORES
RETAIL SALES AREA OF CIRCA 980 SQFT
SPACIOUS 4 BEDROOMED OWNERS’ ACCOMMODATION WITH PRIVATE GARDEN
CONSISTENT SALES & PROFITABILITY
LARGE CUSTOMER CAR PARK
EPC: D100

Location

The Post Office and Stores is situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Gweek which is located at the head of the Helford River, approximately 3 miles east of Helston. Once a bustling Port, the village is now best known for being home to the National Seal Sanctuary.

The Property

The business occupies a traditional 2 storey property and comprises a well equipped retail sales area extending to approximately 980 sqft, bakery/preparation area, self-contained 4 bedroomed owners’ accommodation with private garden, outdoor seating area and large car park.

The Business

The business has been in our client’s tenure since 2004 and currently trades from 8am to 8pm Monday to Saturday and from 9am to 6pm on Sundays. The Post Office hours are from 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 12.20pm on Saturdays. In addition to the counter service at Gweek, they offer an Outreach Service to Coverack twice a week and to Cury and St Martin once a week. The business is operated by our clients with the assistance of 5 part-time members of staff.

Trading accounts for the year ending 31st March 2018 show sales of £309,285, in addition to which there is a Post Office salary in the region of £29,000 and Post Office Commission. Further accounting information will be made available to prospective buyers following a viewing in the normal manner.

The Accommodation Comprises

(all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Main Retail Sales Area

15.46m x 5.90m. Large display windows to the front elevation, built-in service counter with electronic till, lottery and Paypoint and designated Post Office Counter. The shop is equipped with a wide range of both wall mounted and free standing display units to include a built-in wooden wine display, greeting card display and a variety of chillers and freezers. Stable door to:-

Office Area

2.208m x 1.823m. Window to side elevation, built-in worktop with all mounted double cupboard, cast iron safe. Door to:-

Rear Lobby

Door to side elevation. Door to:-

Bakery

5.262m x 2.71m. 2 large picture windows to the side elevation, range of built-in base units with single stainless steel sink drainer, 2 large chest freezers, 1 upright glass fronted fridge, 1 glass hot cupboard, 1 Daub bread slicer, 1 Daewo upright fridge/freezer, ice cream freezer. Door to:-

Laundry

1.475m x 1.279m.

Staff Wc

Owners Accommodation

Ground Floor

Kitchen

4.540m x 2.828m. Fitted with a range of base and wall units including single stainless steel sink drainer. Tiled walls and floor, window to rear elevation overlooking the garden. Built-in breakfast bar. Access to:-

Lounge/diner

6.046m x 4.299m. A traditional dual aspect room with windows to both and front and rear elevations. Large granite feature fireplace with slate hearth and wood burning stove, beamed ceilings, built-in shelving. Door to front elevation giving access onto the main street. Stairs to:-

First Floor

Bathroom

Bath with shower over, pedestal wash-hand basin, close coupled wc, tiled walls, window to rear elevation, built-in airing cupboard, loft hatch.

Master Bedroom

4.961m x 3.290m. Window to rear elevation, built-in wardrobes.

En-suite Bathroom

Corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, window to side elevation.

Dressing Room

2.811m x 2.414m (max). Built-in wardrobes.

Bedroom 2

3.496m x 2.08m. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 3

3.334m x 2.779m. Window to front elevation.

Bedroom 4

3.282m x 2.552m. Window to rear elevation.

Outside

To the rear of the shop is a covered area and private parking with space for 4 to 6 cars. To the side of the property is a seating area with picnic benches for customer use and a customer car park with space for up to 10 to12 vehicles.

General Information

LOCAL AUTHORITY
Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151
www.cornwall.gov.uk

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is: D100.

Inventory

An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Premises Licence

We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of liquor for consumption off the premises.

Business Rates

We refer you to the government website https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/view-my-valuation/search

Services

Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Stock

To be taken at valuation.

Value Added Tax

All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

Finance

If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information

For further information or an appointment to view please contact:-

Beverley Northey on 01872 247031 or via email bn@miller-commercial.co.uk

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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