3 bedroom mixed use for sale

Main Street, LA8

Guide Price £595,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Charming village store & post office
  • Weekly takings 6,000, post office salary 16,500 per annum, news sheet 1,950
  • Superbly refitted, deceptively spacious 3 double bed s/c accommodation
  • Viewing strongly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION
This is an exciting opportunity to purchase a heavily relied upon village store and post office, which is situated in the charming and sought after Cumbrian village of Staveley.

The village of Staveley is conveniently located just off the main (A591) which is the major tourist route from Kendal to Windermere in the stunning Lake District National Park and is popular with day trippers, walkers and cyclists who frequent the area throughout the year.

The Beehive is located at the very heart of the well populated village and has served the community as a retail outlet for many decades, boasting an extensive and loyal customer base.

The business operates from highly visible and imposing double fronted premises, offering an excellent blend of spacious retail space and self contained living accommodation.

The Beehive retails an extensive range of newspaper and magazine titles, confectionery, soft drinks, homemade sandwiches, pies, cakes, tobacco lines, greeting cards, souvenirs and stationery, as well as the usual services that a Post Office Local offers.

The Beehive is a successful and lucrative business which is run with a high level of staff involvement and would therefore ideally suit an ambitious and energetic family unit who can exploit the genuine potential, with the opportunity to extend the opening times whilst also keeping additional staffing levels and overheads to a minimum therefore enhancing overall profitability.

To fully appreciate this first class business opportunity, a viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

WEEKLY SALES
Currently shop sales average 6,000 approximately.

POST OFFICE SALARY
Annual Post Office Local model, income approximates to 16,500 per annum.

OTHER
News Sheet - 1,950 (retail)

ACCOUNTS
Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

TRADING HOURS
Monday - Friday 07:00 - 17:30
Saturday 07:00 - 13:30
Sunday 07:00 - 12:00

STAFF
Managed by the owners with 3 full time staff.

PROPERTY
The highly visible and imposing double fronted property offers an excellent blend of ground floor retail space and deceptively spacious self contained first floor living accommodation.

TRADING AREAS
The spacious sales area has been refitted in 2015 to a high standard, with a good range of quality modern fixtures and fittings creating a bright and welcoming environment. To the rear of the property there are ample storage facilities and a staff toilet. There is also an additional office and store area which is accessed via a separate entrance at the rear of the property.

RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION
The spacious and versatile self contained private living accommodation is accessed via a first floor entrance and has been updated and refurbished.

The accommodation briefly comprises of a good size living room with a feature fireplace, which is a coal effect, living flame gas fire, a modern fitted kitchen with a selection of quality wall and base units, with complimentary worksurfaces and a dining area. There are three generous double bedrooms and a contemporary bathroom suite with an enclosed bath/ shower cabin. There is a boarded attic with a pull down ladder providing useful storage space. Externally there is a private patio area.

TENURE
We are advised that the property is available as a freehold.

Land registration is available as proof of the freehold upon request.

SUMMARY
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a thriving business and valuable freehold property, which is situated in such a charming village setting. To avoid disappointment, viewing is highly recommended.

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Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Nearest stations

  • Staveley (0.2 mi)
  • Burneside (2.5 mi)
  • Windermere (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399199 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Staveley (0.2 mi)
  • Burneside (2.5 mi)
  • Windermere (3.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

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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