Retail Property (high street) for sale

14-16 West Main Street - EH52

£199,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Enviable Location, Large Sales area
  • Local + Post Office
  • Profitable business
  • Long established

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
M & A MacFarlane Newsagents and PO is an extremely busy business which has been run by the current proprietor for 39 years. The business was founded in 1914 by the vendors Grandmother, with the Post Office being added in 1993. The business benefits from being fully equipped and presented in walk in condition. Although the business is trading extremely successfully, there is still opportunity to expand the business. The business is being sold due to the current vendors wish to retire.

The business trades from ;

? 05:30-18:00 Monday- Friday
? 06:00-18:00 Saturday
? 06:00-13:00 Sunday

The business offers a good selection of newspapers, magazines, confectionery, soft drinks, stationery, cigarettes, and a Local+ Post Office Counter. The business further benefits from limited CCTV.

The Post Office offers all services associated with a local+ post office. Generating an annual salary of circa £27,000

In addition the business delivers in excess of 700 papers per week.


Situation
M&A MacFarlane Newsagents and Post Office is well located on Main Street, in the town of Uphall.
The property occupies a prominent position within the town and is surrounded by residential premises and commercial properties.


Building Internal
The property is a traditionally terraced lock up unit. The main entrance is from the front. On entering the service counter and Post office counter is located to the left.
The main shop is well fitted with product shelving on the outer walls, complimented with a centre aisle unit. Behind the counter you will find the tobacco display.
To the rear of the property is a small stock area along with staff facilities.
To the left of the main shop floor, you will find an arch leading to the former post office area. This area is not ultilised by the current vendor, offering excellent potential to expand the retail side of the business, or as a sublet unit.

To the rear of the property you will find a large plot of ground. The plot would offer the potential to expand the shop or to build a residential property.

The property further benefits from a CCTV system and EPOS till system.


Building External
The front of the property is straight to street occupying a terraced position with off street parking to the rear. There is a ATM situated on the outside of the building.

Tenure
The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

Accounts
Full trading Figures will be made available after a formal viewing has taken place.

Summary
The sale of M&A MacFarlane Newsagents and Post Office offers a great opportunity to purchase an established and well performing business. Viewing is highly recommended.

Price
Offers in the region of £199,000 are sought for the freehold, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

Inventory
An inventory will be compiled to detail all items of a personal nature excluded from the sale and items subject to lease, this will be available to all parties wishing to offer.

Call to Action
Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.

Offers
All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.

Further Information
Should you require further information on this or any other property, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 314 0660.


Nearest stations

  • Uphall (0.8 mi)
  • Livingston North (2.5 mi)
  • Livingston South (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Uphall (0.8 mi)
  • Livingston North (2.5 mi)
  • Livingston South (4.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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