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Investment Convenience Store For Sale, Post Office House, Holsworthy, Devon

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£200,000 Asking price


A ground floor retail convenience store trading as Costcutter with a 20 year unbroken lease commencing 1st April 2021 at £15,000 per annum generating a Net Yield of 7.33% allowing for costs. It has been Costcutter branded for the past 10 years with the same occupier in situ for the last 18 years. A highly sought after investment sector providing an excellent return.

  • £15,000 PER ANNUM
  • NET YIELD OF 7.33%

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20 year unbroken lease from 1st April 2021
£15,000 per annum
Net Yield of 7.33%
Costcutter branded for the past 10 years
Same occupier for the last 18 years


The Post Office and Costcutter general store are located in a prime space in Bradworthy village square alongside a range of amenities including Doctors surgery, the Bradworthy Primary Academy, 12th Century Church, and a Pub. There is also a butchers, furniture shop, and a hardware store.
The larger town of Holsworthy, is 7 miles away, and the coastal resort of Bude, with its safe sandy beaches and surfing, is 10 miles away.
In the other direction, to the North, is Bideford, 14 miles away, and the North Devon centre of Barnstaple is 23 miles distant.
Okehampton and Dartmoor are all within reach.
The University city of Exeter with its intercity rail and motorway links is approx 40 miles away.


The property comprises a ground floor retail convenience store unit with ancillary external area to the front of the property. The upper parts of the building are NOT included in this opportunity.
The property is currently trading as Costcutter and houses The Post Office.
The village is centred around a beautifully presented courtyard incorporating plenty of car parking for locals and visitors to explore traditional commercial enterprises and services which include the Bradworthy Inn, St John’s Church, a butchers, vets, hair salon, vehicle repair workshop and the Bradworthy Primary Academy.
The property has been operating with the same family for the last 18 years, and the current proprietors continue to trade as Costcutter who have been the branding for the last decade. The shop also houses a Post Office.


Main retail space: 73.1 m (787 ft)
Rear storage space: 16.5 m (178 ft)
Total area: 89.7 m (966 ft )

It is considered that the property has an ITZA area of 69.3 m (746 ft).


Guide Price is £200,000, representing a net initial yield of 7.33%.


Our client is selling the long leasehold interest in the property which is held under a 999 year lease from 1st April 2021
subject to a ground rent of £1 per annum.
The long leasehold interest is subject to and with the benefit of an underlease of 20 years from 1st April 2021 on full
repairing terms at a commencing rental of £15,000 per annum subject to 5 yearly RPI rent reviews.
There are no break clauses.
The tenant trades as a company and has provided a personal guarantee.

Energy Performance Certificate

The Energy Performance Rating for this property is within band C (54).


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

Business Rates

We refer you to the government website which shows that the current rateable value is £6,000.
From 1st July 2021 there will be a period until the end of 2021 where qualifying businesses will receive a 66.6% discount.
For further details please visit


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

Value Added Tax

Our clients advise that the property is not elected for VAT.

Contact Information

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

Peter Heather on 01872 247007 or via email or
Thomas Hewitt on 01872 247025 or via email

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [c] 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.

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