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4 bedroom post office for sale

Station Road, Sway

Guide Price £850,000

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An excellent opportunity to acquire a thriving profitable business of newsagents and Post Office business with spacious owners' accommodation, parking, garaging and large rear garden in the centre of the village of Sway, close to the mainline station and all amenities.


From our office on Station Road, proceed in a northerly direction. The Newsagency and Post Office can be seen on your right hand side, opposite station approach.


SHOP/POST OFFICE: 32'4" x 13'10" (9.86m x 4.22m) extending to 31'11" (9.73m) Approached through glazed entrance door with two double glazed bay windows to front aspect.Retail and Post Office counter.  Excellent range of shelving and racking.  Ample fluorescent lighting and power points.  Door to:

STOCK ROOM: 9'9" x 6'11" (2.97m x 2.11m)  Built-in shelving and striplighting.  Door to:

OFFICE: 8'3" x 5'11" (2.51m x 1.8m)  Desktops with internal windows above and additional terminal for Post Office.  Power points, striplighting and Ventaxia.  Bi-fold door to:

STORE ROOM: 8'3" x 5'4" (2.51m x 1.63m)  Built-in shelving.  Power points.  Strip lighting and extractor fan.

LARGE FORECOURT TO FRONT: Providing good customer parking with both steps and ramp up to front door. 

Purchased by the vendor in 1987 and only now offered for sale in order to pursue other interests. The business enjoys a strong following retailing newspapers and magazines. Deliveries are undertaken and there are several rounds. Other retail lines include confectionery, soft drinks. milk, ice creams, some convenience lines, stationery items and an excellent range of greeting cards. Some toys, gift and craft items. Cigarettes and chemist items. The business benefits from being a national lottery outlet and houses the local Post Office offering a comprehensive range of services.

TRADING HOURS: The business trades Monday to Friday: 6am to 6pm.  Saturday: 7.30 am to 5pm and Sunday: 8AM to 12 noon.
The post office trades Monday to Friday: 9am to 5.30 pm and Saturday: 9am to 12.30 pm.
Both the shop and Post Office close between 1 pm and 2 pm for lunch.
staff operated by the sole vendor who due to other interests does not work full time in the business. There are 6 part time members of staff, one Saturday member of staff and a delivery driver in respect of the newsagents side of the business. Two part time members of staff operate the Post Office.


COVERED PORCH: Tiled step and outside light. Double glazed obscure UPVC entrance door to:

ENTRANCE HALL: Telephone point. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Stairs rising to first floor. Double glazed UPVC side aspect window. Door to Shop, kitchen/diner and:

CLOAKROOM: Wash hand basin with splashback. Low level wc. Tiled floor. Coved ceiling and double glazed obscure UPVC window.

KITCHEN/DINER: 19'9" x 14'4" narrowing to 10'7" 
Dining Area: Large built in storage cupboard. Double glazed UPVC casement door and matching side panel to the conservatory and tiled floor, coved ceiling continues through to:
Kitchen Area: Well fitted with modern units comprising drawer and cupboards under contrasting work tops. Inset double bowl Deepware sink with drawer under. Built in stainless steel oven and microwave with drawers under and cupboard above. Inset four ring stainless steel gas hob unit with extractor in stainless steel canopy above. Integrated upright fridge/freezer with pull out racked larder unit to side. Matching eye level cupboards and island unit with further drawers and cupboards under. Tiled splashbacks. Double radiator. Coved ceiling. Double glazed UPVC side aspect window and small paned glazed door to:

CONSERVATORY/UTILITY: 20'5" x 7'4" (6.22m x 2.24m) Work surface to one wall with space and plumbing for both automatic washing machine and tumble drier under and Worcester boiler for the central heating and domestic hot water with nearby programmer. Ceramic tiled floor. Two double radiators. Wall light point. High level double glazed UPVC side aspect window and large double glazed UPVC windows and double doors opening to the rear courtyard driveway. Polycarbonate pitched roof.


LANDING/STUDY: 32'2" x 6'2" (9.8m x 1.88m) incorporating stairwell. Built in airing cupboard housing the pre lagged hot water cylinder with fitted immersion and slatted shelving. Radiator. Wall mounted central heating thermostat control. Coved ceiling. Access to roof space.

SITTING ROOM: 21'8" x 14'3" (6.6m x 4.34m) Approached through a small paned glazed door. Open fireplace with marble hearth, back and wooden surround. TV aerial point. Double radiator. Picture light points. Coved ceiling and double glazed UPVC front aspect windows:

BEDROOM ONE: 16'8" x 9'7" (5.08m x 2.92m) plus entrance hallway. Built in double wardrobe. Double radiator. Coved ceiling. Double glazed UPVC rear aspect windows. Door to:

EN SUITE BATHROOM: 9'3" x 5'11" (2.82m x 1.8m) Fully tiled. White suite comprising panelled bath with gainsborough shower unit and screen above. Pedestal wash hand basin with mirror over. Low level wc., Radiator. Coved ceiling. Recessed lighting. Double glazed obscure UPVC window.

BEDROOM TWO: 14'3" x 11'5" (4.34m x 3.48m) Laminate flooring. Double radiator. Coved ceiling. Double glazed UPVC front aspect windows. Door to:

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM: Comprising fully tiled shower cubicle with Mira shower unit. Corner wash hand basin with cupboard under. Low level wc. Radiator. Remainder of walls fully tiled. Coved ceiling and double glazed obscure UPVC window.

SHOWER ROOM: 7'7" x 5'4" (2.31m x 1.63m) Fully tiled and comprising large shower cubicle with Mira shower unit. Pedestal wash hand basin. Low level wc. Mirror with light/shaver unit above. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Double glazed obscure UPVC window.

BEDROOM THREE: 12'8" x 8'5" (3.86m x 2.57m) overall, plus built in double wardrobe. Radiator,. Coved ceiling. Double glazed UPVC side aspect window.

BEDROOM FOUR: 13'1" x 11'1" (3.99m x 3.38m) plus built in wardrobe cupboard. Laminate flooring. Radiator. Coved ceiling. Double glazed UPVC rear aspect window.

Customer parking to front. Concrete driveway to side leads up to double gates which open to a large driveway/hardstanding, which leads up to:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 23''2" x 16'11" (7.01m'2x5.16m) With twin up and over doors. Power. Strip lighting.
WORKSHOP/HOBBIES ROOM: 11'4" x 8'8" (3.45m x 2.64m) Incorporating storage cupboard. Stable door to front. Work surface to one wall with drawers and cupboards under and almost floor to ceiling cupboard to end. Power points. Strip lighting and double glazed UPVC window.

OPEN ENDED CARPORT: 15' x 11'5" (4.57m x 3.48m) With light.

Of an excellent size enjoying privacy and seclusion. Laid mainly to lawn enclosed by mature shrubs, bushes and trees.  Beyond two large conifers is a more natural area of garden.

GARDEN SHED: 7' x 5' (2.13m x 1.52m) 

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