Praa Sands is a vibrant coastal community situated between Helston and Penzance on the South Coast of Cornwall. Praa Sands has a long sandy beach and several car parks, making it very popular with families and visiting guests. There are several cafe / restaurants near the beach and an adjacent campsite. The Post Office and Stores is the only grocery retail outlet within Praa Sands
We understand a business has traded on this site since the 1950’s and has been in our clients tenure for the past 19 years who are now selling due to retirement. The business trades all year with opening Hours of 7:30am to 18:00pm Monday to Friday and 08:00am to 18:00pm on Saturday and 09:00am to 11:00am on Sunday. The PO hours are 09:00am to 17:30pm Monday to Friday and 09:00am to 12:30 on Saturday. The business is run by our clients with up to 4 part time members of staff. We are advised the PO has Community Status.
We are advised the turnover from the shop sales is in the region of c. £125,000 (net of VAT) per annum and with the PO Salary of c. £15,000 pa, which overall produces an adjusted net profit to our clients of c. £30,000 per annum.
A Retail shop and Post Office connected to the main residence by a Store / Utility at the rear (17.5 sqm or 190 sqm). The single storey retail premises comprise two areas, (totalling c. 76.6 sqm or 824 sqft).
The Accommodation Comprises
All areas and dimensions are approximate.
10.41m x 4.45m : Comprehensive range of free standing price edged shelving, suspended ceiling with built in air-conditioning unit. Multideck refrigeration / chiller unit. Retail counter with Lottery. Space for sale of general dry and tinned goods, frozen products, fruit and vegetables and alcohol etc.
7.97m x 3.80m : Door and window to front elevation. Price edged shelving, several drinks and chiller cabinets. One position ‘fortress’ PO counter, with own air conditioning unit. Space for sale of cards and stationery etc
3.88m x 2.43m : Window to side. Racking.
Store 2 / Utility
4.06m x 1.98m : An area that doubles as a second store and also a utility area for the residence. Door to side. Racking.
From the front of the property, through to inner hallway.
5.02m x 3.71m : Large picture window to the front elevation with sea views, window to the side overlooking the garden. Radiator.
3.67m x 3.51m : Windows to front and and side elevations. Radiator.
3.58m x 2.02m : Window to rear. Base and wall units. Wall mounted boiler. Extraction hood.
WC, with wash hand basin and window to rear.
Bedroom 4 / Study
3.29m x 2.96m : Window to side elevation with garden aspect. Radiator.
2.84m x 1.52m : Window to rear. Bath with shower attachment. Low level WC and pedestal wash hand basin.
4.01m x 3.63m : Window to the front with sea views and two to side with far reaching countryside views. Radiator.
4.48m (into dormer window) x 3.67m : Window to the front with sea views and two further windows to the side. Radiator.
2.81m (into dormer window) x 2.30m : Window to the front with sea views. Radiator. Access to the Loft.
First Floor Landing
Parking : Two parking spaces to the side of the property.
Garden : To the front and predominantly to the side, charming, private and well stocked cottage garden. Former garage.
Sheds : Three wooden sheds.
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Energy Performance Certificate
The Energy Performance Asset Rating for this property is within Band C54.
We understand the business holds a Premises Licence for the sale of alcoholic products off the premises.
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.
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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
To be taken at valuation on Completion.
Value Added Tax
All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.
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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.
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