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Shop for sale

Roadwater, Watchet, Somerset, TA23


Property Description

Key features

  • Village shop & post office
  • Popular Brendon Hills village
  • Ideal lifestyle move
  • General store, off licence, lottery and daily newspapers
  • Post Office counter
  • Comfortable first floor living accommodation
  • Large forecourt with excellent off road parking
  • Two Balconies with country views
  • Coast within four miles
  • Minehead 6 miles

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An opportunity to acquire a freehold village post office and shop with living accommodation located in the heart of this popular Brendon Hills village overlooking the recreation ground and with large forecourt providing excellent off road parking facilities and pull in.

The current owner has built up the business over the last few years serving a thriving local community but due to a recent bereavement the business is reluctantly being offered for sale. Considered to be ideally suited to a husband and wife team the business provides a post office and general store, off licence, Lottery, daily newspapers and has potential to increase the business further providing tea room/cafe subject to the usual permissions. The shop currently opens 7 days a week, 8.00 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Saturday, 9.00 am to 2.00pm on a Sunday with the post office counter opening 9.00 am to Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 9.00 am to 12.00 noon on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

The shop area is around 465 square feet plus an office, WC and two further rooms that could be incorporated if so desired. The living accommodation is double glazed and arranged on the first floor approached by an external staircase and provides; a sitting room with woodburner and double doors leading onto a balcony from which there are lovely country views, a fitted kitchen, dining room formally a second bedroom, double bedroom with built in wardrobe and a bathroom.

Roadwater also has a village hall and inn and is situated approximately four miles from the everyday shopping facilities at Williton and approximately eight miles from the premier coastal resort of Minehead. The county town of Taunton is approximately nineteen miles to the east and has mainline rail connections and access to the motorway network and for those who enjoy exploring the countryside the property is ideally placed to explore the Brendon, Quantock and Exmoor hills and the many other renowned beauty spots of the area.
From Minehead proceed on the A39 towards Williton passing through the villages of Carhampton and Bilbrook. On entering the village of Washford pass the Washford Inn on your left proceed through the village and take the next turning on the right sign posted Roadwater. Proceed for approximately half a mile and at the junction by the White Horse Inn, fork right following the road into the village of Roadwater. Proceed through the village and after passing the recreation ground on your left hand side the property will be found shortly after again on the left.

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