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Post Office for sale

Charlestown Post Office, Rocks Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11

Under Offer £50,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Post Office, convenience store & hot/cold food takeaway Post Office salary 12,176 per annum
  • National Lottery Paystation
  • Excellent main street position Loyal base of clientele

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Charlestown Post Office and Sutlery is an excellent business that has been run by the current proprietors for 18 years, and has been placed on the market due to their wish to retire. The business is extremely profitable, and has a good base of loyal clientele.

Charlestown is a unique business and offers customers an extensive range of services. Along with the post office there is also a convenience section (selling a variety of household goods, cigarettes, greeting cards etc) and a takeaway service offering sandwiches, snacks and drinks. The business benefits from an alcohol licence and there is excellent scope for future growth. The Post Office salary is 12,176 per year and along with the income generated by the takeaway counter and convenience section, offers the new owners a very comfortable income.

Charlestown is a village in Fife, Scotland on the north shore of the Firth of Forth. The Village lies 3.1 miles south-west of Dunfermline.

The Sutlery and Post Office, is well located adjacent to the village green, and occupies an enviable detached location.

On entering the premises from the front, the main counter is located to the right. Behind the counter is a tobacco display offering a large selection of tobacco products. The front shop is of generous proportions with a central aisle offering a large selection of general groceries. To the left on entering the main shop you will find a food takeaway counter, offering a range of hot and cold foods, along with soups, sandwiches, rolls and salad bar and operating an EPOS system.

The Post Office counter is located through the shop to the right and benefits from having a one position security counter and display shelving. It offers a range of services and has a wide selection of greeting cards and stationery.

Charlestown Post Office and Sutlery benefits from an alcohol licence and there is an excellent selection of wines, beers and spirits. The business also have a large range of household goods including general groceries, confectionary and newspapers/magazines again operating an EPOS system. The business benefits from having five paper rounds, the National Lottery and Paystation, generating additional income.

The business operates from a lock-up unit and currently trades seven days per week and is open from 07:00-18:00 Monday to Friday, 07:00-17:00 Saturday and 08:00-13:00 on Sundays.


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