Retail Property (high street) for sale

18- 20 Market Place - PR7

£345,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Extremely busy post office, excellent location
  • Post office salary £29,000 approx. pa
  • Fantastic scope to increase turnover within the retail side of the business
  • Viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a well established post office, with stunning potential for future growth. The business occupies a prominent main road trading position in the village of Adlington, Chorley.

This fantastic post office is located on a main road plot at the very heart of the village, within a large number of quality residential dwellings. The spacious residential accommodation also has the potential to be converted into a number of flats, with access from the rear of the property.

Having successfully operated in the village for over fifty years and under current ownership for the last 26 years, this highly renowned business has earned an excellent reputation for offering the best quality cards, stationary and all manner of general goods.

These services always come with a warm, friendly and a very local service. The business therefore enjoys an extensive and loyal customer base, attracting repeat trade from the immediate vicinity.

The business operates from a highly visible double fronted shop premises, which is presented to a very high standard with an excellent range of fixtures and fittings to go with the sale. The business does not currently benefit from an internal cctv package, however the front external of the building is covered by public cctv cameras, which cover the business and the neighbouring bank.

Adlington Post Office is a thriving and lucrative business, which is currently run by the owners and two occasional members of staff. This business is an essential piece within the local community.

The business offers all mains post office services except Passports, as well as other general goods, all offered to the local community and the passing trade. This business operates 6 days of the week.

The business offers excellent scope for future growth and improvement and would therefore ideally suit an ambitious and energetic owner that has the opportunity to extend and add to the stock already on offer at th

Sales
Post Office Salary - £29,000pa
Annual Turnover - £12 — 15,000


Accounts
Accounts are available upon request.

Trading Hours
Monday — Friday 9am — 5.30pm
Saturday 9am — 12pm


Staff
The business is operated by the owners and 2 occasional members of staff.

Building External
The business trades from a double fronted premises, occupying a prominent main road position in the village.

The main trading area is located at the front with all storage to the rear of the property. The accommodation can be accessed through the business or via the rear of the property.


Building Internal
The main serving area and 3 secure tills for the business are located upon entrance to the store. There is a retail area covering the length and breadth of the double fronted store that comes with an excellent array of display shelving and fridges with the sale.

In additon the business also benefits from a stockroom and a staff cloakroom with WC and a washbasin.


Residential Accommodation
The business comes with a large 5 bedroom accommodation that can be accessed from both within the store or from the rear garden.

The building comes with a cellar, which covers the full length of the property and is currently used for storage.

The ground floor comes with an open plan kitchen and dining area with a small living room. Access to the business can be found next to the living area and near the stairs to the 1st floor.

The 1st floor has the family bathroom and 5 large bedrooms. One of the bedrooms includes a dressing area and ensuite facilities. comprising of a shower, WC and a washbasin. We have also been advised that one of the bedrooms is currently utalised as an office and music/leisure room.

To the rear of the property you can find a garage and a lovely large garden.


Tenure
We are advised that the business comes to market as a Freehold.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.



Summary
This is a fantastic opportunity to purchase a highly profitable business with terrific potential for future growth and improvement. A viewing is highly recommended.


Nearest stations

  • Adlington (Lancs.) (0.1 mi)
  • Blackrod (2.0 mi)
  • Chorley (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Tustin Court, Unit 1, First Floor, Port Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YQ

01772 399199 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Adlington (Lancs.) (0.1 mi)
  • Blackrod (2.0 mi)
  • Chorley (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Tustin Court, Unit 1, First Floor, Port Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YQ

01772 399199 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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