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Winteringham

£399,000

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Tenure: Freehold

SUPERB POST OFFICE AND GENERAL STORE
Spacious 4 bed owners’ accommodation with great development potential
Post Office salary £19,500 plus convenience store turnover £215,000pa
Located in the affluent and picturesque village of Winteringham
Business offers a complete lifestyle change
Early viewing strongly recommended
Scope for further development
FREEHOLD


Location
This superb Post Office and general convenience store is located on the main high street in the village of Winteringham. It lies at the heart of village life and is surrounded by housing in this peaceful and tranquil setting. Winteringham is a quaint and picturesque village near to Scunthorpe in the county of North Lincolnshire. It is best known for it’s world famous Winteringham Fields restaurant which is renowned for the quality of service and superb cuisine with outstanding accommodation. The village is well served by 2 local public houses and a highly regarded local primary school. Winteringham is reached easily with access via the A1077 and A15 providing easy access to nearby Scunthorpe to the south of the village and Hull to the north of the village. National motorway access is via the M180 and M62 which are within a short drive.


Business History
Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer to the market this superb Post Office and general convenience store which has been established in Winteringham since Circa 1800. The business has been in the careful hands of our clients for the past 3 years and they are reluctantly offering the business to the market in order to ensure that the Post Office and general store service is maintained in the village due to their desire to concentrate on their other business interests in the local community. During our clients stewardship they have invested time and money into the business and it now represents a true lifestyle change opportunity situated at the heart of an affluent and professional village. Due to our clients other business commitments the business has not been run to its full potential and new hands on owner could benefit from all the time and money invested in the business by our clients. Our clients advise us of a Post Office salary of £19,500 with the convenience store providing a turnover of £215,000pa which is derived from the sale of general goods, tobacco, newspapers, wines and spirits. The business offers substantial premises with superb spacious owners’ accommodation with great scope for development for any prospective purchaser and would ideally suit a partnership looking to relocate. The business enjoys a superb reputation and is locally well known for the quality of it’s friendly service and fresh produce. The business is also the venue for a small local library which provides an additional vital service for the local community. This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a true lifestyle business in one of the most desirable areas of the UK and as such early viewing is strongly recommended.


Financial Profile
Turnover: £215,000pa
Post Office Salary: £19,500
Stock approximately: £8,500


Tenure
We are advised freehold


Opening Hours
Monday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Tuesday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Thursday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am - 7:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am - 12:00pm


Accommodation
End terrace with large retail premises and 4 bed owners accommodation briefly comprising:

Secure entrance from high street leading to a beautifully presented split level convenience store and Post Office.

Left of entry is a small set of steps leading to convenience store, wines, spirits and freezer section containing:

1 x double tower wine chiller.

1 x single tower fridge.

2 x tower freezers.

1 x chest freezer.

Main body of store includes well presented main service counter with behind counter spirits and tobacco display plus a deli counter.

Well presented newspaper and magazine display unit.
Single post office counter leading to rear storage area.

Through access to rear large garden area providing access to owners accommodation.

Owners’ accommodation
Fully fitted kitchen with access to rear shop storage area.
Further door access to freezer convenience area of store.
Staircase leading to first floor.

FIRST FLOOR
Spacious owners’ accommodation briefly comprising:

Large lounge/diner

Bedroom 1 - Large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.

Main bathroom.

Separate shower room which also provides access to loft area, fully boarded with scope to use as large bedroom.

Bedroom 2 - Large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom 3 - Large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes.

Separate toilet.

Attic Space – (STPP) potential for spacious bedroom.

EXTERNAL
Large garden with 2 x large garden outhouses.

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Meridian Business Sales Ltd, Bolton

First Floor Office Suite, Nelson Mill, Gaskell Street, Bolton, BL1 2QE

0845 222 0508 Local call rate

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