Retail Property (high street) for sale

48 High Street - DD8

£224,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Fantastic Reputation, New Post Office for 2015
  • 2 Bed Owners Accommodation
  • Potential to Increase Turnover
  • Long Established, Payzone

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
Bruce & Co. introduce to the market THISTLE NEWS & GIFTS, a busy and long established shop located in a popular town of Kirriemuir. The business has been under our client’s ownership for over 9 years and they have chosen to place the business on the market due to family commitments. The store stocks a selection of gifts, toys, cards, stationery, mobile phone accessories, cigarettes, newspapers and confectionery and hosts an established payzone station which encourages footfall. The current owner also offers a home news delivery service to the local community. Thistle News & Gifts operates successfully with a good turnover and an enviable loyal customer base. The majority of custom received is repeat business from local residents as the store is regarded as an integral part of the local community. New Post Office for 2015. The business offers excellent potential to increase turnover by introducing more convenience items and alcohol sales and with this comes longer opening times.

Situation
Kirriemuir is an attractive town 5 miles from the A90 dual carriageway, which allows easy access to both Aberdeen and the North and South of Dundee. The town lies at the foot of the Angus Glens, which provide some of the best hill walking in Eastern Scotland. There is ski-ing at Glenshee and fishing is available on the North and South Esks. Kirriemuir has an excellent level of local amenities, including the popular golf club, many shops and local facilities.

Building Internal
The business holds a prominent corner trading position on the main road through the town, positioned next to the main bus stop and is surrounded by residential properties. The property benefits from two large display windows at the front of the shop located at each side of the entrance doorway as well as two further windows to the side of the property. The shop floor is fitted and presented to a good standard with well-designed shelves and display areas and a functional customer service counter at the rear of the shop floor. General items are on display throughout the store with cigarettes located behind the service counter and the property benefits from CCTV. The property has staff WC facilities as well as storeroom.

Staff
Owner/family Run

Opening Hours
Mon -friday 6am - 5.30pm
Saturday 6.30am - 12.30pm
Sunday - closed (home news deliveries only)


Residential Accommodation
The owners accommodation is located directly above the business with access from both the shop and a separate external doorway. The property comprises of two good sized double bedrooms, a family bathroom and fitted kitchen with a large living room which looks out over the main road.

Building External
The business is situated in a highly visible trading position on the main one way system through the town. Parking is available directly outside the property.

Services
The property has mains water, drainage and electricity.


Accounts
Full trading figures will be made available after a formal viewing has taken place.

Summary
Thistle News & Gifts offers a great opportunity to purchase a successful business in an excellent trading location and with various possibilities to increase turnover. Early viewing of this well established business is recommended.

Price
Offers over £224,995 for freehold fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

Tenure
The business is offered on a freehold.


Viewings
Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.

Offers
All offers, couched in Scottish Legal Terms, should be submitted to the seller’s sole agents Bruce & Company.

Further Information
Should you require further information on this or any other property, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 3140660.


Nearest station

  • Dundee (15.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Dundee (15.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Bruce & Co

First Floor Office, Unit 9A South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, EH12 9EB

0131 291 0567 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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