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Retail Property (high street) for sale

Peover Lane - SK11


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Extremely busy post office and general store
  • Annual turnover 2015 £276,000, plus Post Office Salary
  • Excellent main road location, stunning accommodation
  • Superb 5 bedroom accommodation, viewing highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is an excellent and rare opportunity to purchase a very well established post office and general store, with stunning potential for future growth. The business occupies a prominent main road trading position in the quaint village of Chelford, close to the market town of Macclesfield, Cheshire. The shop is located on the main village round about, which leads to the neighbouring towns and villages.

Having successfully operated as a retail outlet in the village for over 100 years and under current ownership for the last 10 years, this highly renowned business has earned an excellent reputation for offering the best quality general goods, wines/sprits/beers, and is renowned for homemade quality hot and cold sandwiches.

These services always come with a warm, friendly and a very local service. The business therefore enjoys an extensive and loyal customer base, attracting repeat trade from the immediate vicinity, as well as neighbouring villages and towns and the high number of visitors to this stunning location.

The business operates from a highly visible detached property and shop premises, which is presented to a very high standard with an excellent range of fixtures and fittings to go with the sale. The business comes with all post office security measures and the retail side comes with excellent scope to expand further e.g. café and/or a bed and breakfast.

Chelford Post Office is a thriving and lucrative business which is run by the owners, one full time and two part time members of staff. This business is an essential piece within the local community. The business offers services such as all general postal services, Euros on demand, Currency, Vehicle Tax and the lottery. It also offers a wide variety of general goods, including fresh baked bread and cakes and ice creams etc. This together with its very busy hot and cold sandwich trade serves not only the local community but also a large amount of passing trade.

This business operates 6 days of

Currently shop sales £276,000, plus PO Salary.

Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

Monday — Friday 8.30am — 7.00pm
Saturday 8.30am — 6.00pm

The business is operated by the owners, one full time and two part time members of staff.

Building External
The business trades from a highly visible detached premises occupying a prominent main road position. The main trading area and all storage is currently located on the ground floor. This is where you can also find access to the private living area, which is also accessible from the rear. Access to the rear of the property can be found through the double electric gates where the spacious gardens and double carport/store is also located. The property and grounds make up approx. 0.25 acres.

The main serving and till areas for the store are located to the left upon entrance to the store, with the main post office counter located a little further down. There is a larger retail area in an L shape.

The store comes with an excellent array of display shelving, display coolers and fridges as well as a preparation area for the hot and cold food section.

The residential accommodation has undergone recent renovation to an exceptional standard, retaining the main features of the property, including the beautiful beamed ceilings.

The remainder of the ground floor consists of the main lounge and an open plan dining room and a kitchen, where the beamed ceilings continue. Access to the cellar, the rear gardens and the carport can also be found on the ground floor.

On the first floor you can find two double rooms and a further double with an en-suite, the main bathroom and a small office. The second floor is where the last en-suite double room, a lounge/sitting area and more storage can be found. Also making ideal accommodation for a teenager.

All decorating and finishing are of the finest quality, making this superb accommodation and a real must see.

Externally you have the main driveway with parking for 10-15 vehicles, complete with secure automated gates, a garden with patio area and an oak framed double car port.

We are advised that the property is available as a freehold.

A rare opportunity to purchase a highly profitable business, with amazing potential to grow the retail section of the business to enhance for future growth and improvement. The accommodation in this property perfectly accompanies the business below. To avoid disappointment, a viewing is highly recommended.

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