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4 bedroom convenience store for sale

Main Road, East Boldre

Guide Price £595,000

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An excellent opportunity to acquire this New Forest village post office and stores with superb four bedroom family accommodation, delightful garden, and parking situated adjacent to the open forest in this popular New Forest hamlet.

Post office stores and superb accommodation fronting the open forest in village, character bay window front shop of approx. 815 sq ft, post office to rear, adjoining superb spacious four bedroom family accommodation, delightful enclosed private gardens to rear, parking, off road parking

Note: Superb lifestyle change opportunity with other possibilities, inspection highly recommended through the agents. 

The Shop 18’ x 33’ 

Window and door to front. 

Traditionally fitted retail area including a rear single counter post office position with anti-bandit screen. Adjoining stock room with oil fired central heating boiler. Staff toilet with wash hand basin. Small external newspaper mark up room with counter. 

The Accommodation 

THE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISES:  (All measurements are approximate)

Ground Floor


UPVC door. Quarry tiled flooring. Statirs to first floor. Interconnecting door to shop. Double door hanging cupboard. 

WC and wash hand basin with storage cupboard below. Radiator. Window. 

SITTING ROOM 18’2” x 14’
Brick open fireplace. Two radiators. Double doors to kitchen. Archway to:

STUDY 12’7” x 4’ 

Attractively fitted out with wall mounted and floor standing cupboards and drawers incorporating a one and a quarter bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit. Fitted two ring Aga with two ovens in recess. Ceramic tiled flooring. Plumbing for dishwasher. Double doors leading to garden. 

Fitted out with wall mounted cupboards and work surfaces with a single bowl single drainer sink unit. Plumbing for washing machine. Space for tumble dryer.

First Floor

Shelved airing cupboard with prelagged hot water cylinder and immersion heater. 

BEDROOM ONE 11’9” x 10’8” 
Two wardrobe cupboards. Radiator. Superb far reaching views over forest to front. 

BEDROOM TWO 13’8” x 11’5”
Double door wardrobe cupboard. Views over rear garden.

BEDROOM THREE 14’2” x 9’10” maximum
Wardrobe cupboard. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10’4” x 10’

Attractively fitted out with a pine paneled bath, WC and wash hand basin with separate tiled shower cubicle. Radiator. 


The property fronts the road and overlooks the open forest with adjacent parking. At the rear is a completely screened and private attractively landscaped area of garden with patio areas and well stocked shrub and flower borders. To the rear of this is a double parking space.

Agents Note: The property is for sale due to retirement of the present owners who have been there for 14 years. Opening hours are congenial 8/8:30 – 5/6:00. Closed half day on Sunday. The business enjoys a good regular local trade and seasonal visitors with the current average weekly takings being approximately £6,000 which fluctuates seasonally. Weekly takings include the wholesale news bill of around £700-£800. In addition there is National Lottery and Instant Scratch Card sales of approximately £1,500. Figures are available to record an annual turnover of £210,000 (Excluding VAT) plus a current postal salary of £19,700. 

We understand the business is currently exempt from paying business rates due to a rural lease. 


GUIDE PRICE £595,000 + Stock at valuation for the freehold, goodwill, trade fixtures and fittings. Stock value between £13,000 –£14,000 at cost. 

Note: Part exchange will be considered. 

Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
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