Retail Property (high street) for sale

Station Road - FK20

£424,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • ONLY STORE IN THE VILLAGE
  • CURRENTLY TURNING OVER 529,000 P/A
  • BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED 3 BED OWNERS ACCOMMODATION
  • EXCELLENT LIFESTYLE OPPORTUNITY

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Situation
Crianlarich Store lies in the heart of the village on Station Road, and is the only shop in Crianlarich. Crianlarich is an important road and railway junction and on the main route to the North West Highlands. It is one of the most signposted villages in Scotland, with excellent trunk road links. Glasgow, Stirling, Perth, Oban and Fort William are all around one hours drive away.
The long distance West Highland Way footpath passes through Crianlarich, and walkers provide a very significant amount
of custom to the store during summer months. The area nearby is surrounded by picturesque mountains and steep glens providing ever changing and often breathtaking west highland scenery with some of the best views in west central Scotland. There is interesting walking country and for the more adventurous, challenging hill climbs and mountaineering.

Skiing is available at Glencoe and the Nevis range. For the field enthusiast, there are opportunities to fish by permit for trout and salmon on the local rivers and lochs and some of the local estates run commercial shoots as well as allowing stalking by prior arrangement.

Crianlarich railway station has regular services to Oban, Fort William and Glasgow, and also the Caledonian Sleeper service to London.

Primary schooling is available in the village where there is also a nursery, and secondary education is available in Callander. Private schooling is available in Crieff. Crianlarich has a pub, several hotels and B&B establishments and a large Youth Hostel all catering for the many visitors to the area.. The village also has a Police Station, Fire Station and a well used Village Hall.

Tenure
The business premises occupy a relatively modern detached property. The property is presented in excellent condition and has been extremely well maintained by the currently owners. The current owners extended the property in 2005 with upstairs and downstairs alterations. On entrance to the shop, the customer service counter is located to the left-hand side with 2 serving stations complete with post office. The shop is well designed with functional shelving and display stands which create 2 long shopping aisles with refrigeration units down one side and alcohol fridge on the other. To the right-hand side of the shop is a large stock room small kitchen and staff WC. Royal Mail also have a small area designated as a sorting office.

Building External
The business is situated in a highly visible trading position just of the main road through the village. Parking is available directly outside the property. The owners’ benefit from large gardens surrounding the property with a private decked area. There is also a private garage and a driveway leading up to the private accommodation.

Services
The property has mains water, drainage and electricity.

Trading Hours
7.30am - 6pm every day.
(From November-March Sunday hours are reduced to be 8.30am - 1pm).

Summary
Crianlarich Store presents an exciting lifestyle opportunity to purchase a successful, well established business with excellent customer base in a popular tourist area. The business is presented in excellent condition and includes a beautiful family home with breathtaking views. Early viewing of this rarely available business type essential!

Price
Offers over £439,000 — Freehold.

Viewing
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

Description
Bruce & Co. are pleased to introduce to the market Crianlarich Store, a popular and well supported local store situated in the village of Crianlarich in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. The business has been under the very caring ownership
of our clients for over 14 years and has very reluctantly been offered for sale due to family commitments.

The store currently trades under a Londis fascia and stocks a selection of general grocery and convenience items, cigarettes, alcohol and household items as well as offering newspapers & magazines, an ATM and lotto service. In addition to the store the business offers a Community Post Office service with outreach to Bridge Of Orchy, and operates as a Royal Mail sorting office.

Crianlarich Store has been awarded ?Community Involvement Retailer of the Year? in 2012 and 2014 at the Scottish Local Retailer awards, and has been highly commended in the ?Community Champion? category of both the 2013 & 2014 Scottish Grocer Awards, as well as the 2011, 2013 & 2015 Scottish Local Retailer Awards, which is a true credit and testament to our clients operation. The business trades successfully with a good turnover, high profits and an enviable loyal customer base.
The store is heavily relied upon and well supported by the local community however a large portion of custom is derived from passing trade and from tourists visiting this popular area. The shop receives food orders from the many holiday lets nearby.

Staff
2 full time staff

Building Internal
The business premises occupy a relatively modern detached property. The property is presented in excellent condition and has been extremely well maintained by the currently owners. The current owners extended the property in 2005 with upstairs and downstairs alterations.

On entrance to the shop, the customer service counter is located to the left-hand side with 2 serving stations complete with Post Office. The shop is well designed with functional shelving and display stands which create 2 long shopping aisles with refrigeration units down one side and alcohol fridge on the other. To the right-hand side of the shop is a large stock room
small kitchen and staff WC. Royal Mail also have a small area designated as a sorting office.

Owners Accommodation
The owner’s accommodation is a particularly attractive aspect of this sale as owners are extremely well catered for. The private accommodation is presented beautifully throughout and enjoys stunning views of the surrounding countryside in almost every room of the property. The accommodation features a large living area which is positioned to the rear of the property and which benefits from Juliet balconies at each side overlooking the gardens. The fully fitted kitchen is of open plan design connecting
with the large dining area and is located at the front of the property. There are 3 double bedrooms with the master
bedroom having en suite facilities. The property also benefits from large family bathroom with separate shower and bath and also utility room. There is a also a small study/office accessed from the kitchen/dining room. The owners’ accommodation
benefits from a private entrance, and also an internal connecting door to the shop premises.

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


Nearest stations

  • Crianlarich (0.1 mi)
  • Upper Tyndrum (4.5 mi)
  • Tyndrum Lower (4.8 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

  • Crianlarich (0.1 mi)
  • Upper Tyndrum (4.5 mi)
  • Tyndrum Lower (4.8 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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