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
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 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 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 2020 show sales of £376,777 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:-
2.208m x 1.823m. Window to side elevation, built-in worktop with all mounted double cupboard, cast iron safe. Door to:-
Door to side elevation. Door to:-
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:-
1.475m x 1.279m.
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:-
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:-
Bath with shower over, pedestal wash-hand basin, close coupled wc, tiled walls, window to rear elevation, built-in airing cupboard, loft hatch.
4.961m x 3.290m. Window to rear elevation, built-in wardrobes.
Corner shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, wc, window to side elevation.
2.811m x 2.414m (max). Built-in wardrobes.
3.496m x 2.08m. Window to front elevation.
3.334m x 2.779m. Window to front elevation.
3.282m x 2.552m. Window to rear elevation.
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 Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Energy Performance Certificate
The Energy Performance Rating for this property is: D100.
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.
We understand the business currently holds a premises licence in respect the sale of liquor for consumption off the premises.
We refer you to the government website https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/view-my-valuation/search
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.
Value Added Tax
All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.
If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.
For further information or an appointment to view please contact:-
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org or
Graham Timmins on 01872 247019 or via email email@example.com
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