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Willow Crescent, Oakham


Property Description

Key features

  • Freehold Property
  • Convenience Store with
  • 3-Bedroom Apartment
  • Redevelopment Potential
  • Profitable Business
  • Good Location
  • Opposite Primary School
  • Energy Rating: D

Full description


The property comprises a successful ground floor convenience store with a three bedroom apartment above. Willow Stores is ideally located within a popular residential area within the town of Oakham. The business benefits from ample on-street parking to the front of the premises and is located opposite a primary school. The accommodation on offer briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: good size RETAIL SHOP, Store, WC, Rear Hall, Further Storage Area

FIRST FLOOR: a spacious APARTMENT incorporating Sitting Room, Breakfast Kitchen, three Bedrooms & Family Bathroom.

OUTSIDE: there is on-street customer parking to the front, an integral double Garage with further off-street parking and a lawned rear garden.


A well-established and profitable convenience store located on a popular residential estate in the town of Oakham in the county of Rutland.

The business was established in the 1960's and has been in the present ownership since 1994. This freehold property and successful business is being offered available for sale due to the owner's retirement. The business is open 7 days per week and generates a turnover in the region of £240,000 with a gross profit ratio of approximately 25%.

Business is derived from the sale of general convenience lines, newspapers, alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, Lotto, a UPS parcel service, Parcels Direct and being a Next returns depot. The owner has also recently signed a Pass My Parcel contract with Amazon. The business already boasts an excellent reputation in the area and benefits from a loyal customer base. The availability of this property offers an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this already thriving business to the next level.

The shop is well presented throughout and has been fully re-wired with LED lights fitted within the suspended ceiling. The business trading hours are currently Monday - Saturday : 6.00am - 8.00pm, Sunday: 6.00am - 1.30pm and 2.45pm - 8.00pm.

The FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT is located above the shop and is ideal for the owner or a Manager to live on site. The Apartment is well presented and offers spacious 3 bedroom accommodation.

Accommodation - This property is a substantial two-storey premises, located within a popular residential area of the town of Oakham. The property benefits from ample on-street parking to the front of the premises and is located opposite a primary school. The accommodation on offer briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR: spacious Retail Area, Rear Store, WC, Rear Hall, Storage Area;

FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT: A good size apartment incorporating Sitting Room, Breakfast Kitchen, three Bedrooms and Family Bathroom.

OUTSIDE there is on-street parking for customers to front, owner's double Garage with further off-street parking and lawned garden to rear.

Ground Floor - Retail Shop -

Retail Area - 6.48m x 4.93m + 4.62m x 4.65m (21'3" x 16'2" + 15' - A spacious shop with good front display windows and a central half glazed entrance door, sales counter, fitted shelving, laminate flooring and suspended ceiling with spotlighting.

Rear Store - 4.60m x 2.46m (15'1" x 8'1") - Fitted shelving, internal door leading to WC and Garage.

Wc - 1.57m x 1.35m (5'2" x 4'5") - White suite comprising low level WC and wash hand basin with water heater above.

Rear Hall - 2.29m x 1.57m (7'6" x 5'2") - Stairs to first floor, under-stairs store, external door to rear elevation.

Storage Area - 2.36m x 1.57m (7'9" x 5'2") - Fitted shelving.

First Floor - Apartment -

Landing - 5.94m x 0.89m (19'6" x 2'11") - Radiator, laminate floor.

Sitting Room - 5.08m x 3.38m (16'8" x 11'1") - Gas coal effect fire, radiator, spotlighting, window to front elevation.

Breakfast Kitchen - 5.00m x 2.77m (16'5" x 9'1") - Range of floor and wall mounted units with grey granite effect work surfaces with inset 1.5 bowl single drainer sink and tiled splashbacks, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, breakfast bar, wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler, built-in airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder, spotlighting.

Bedroom One - 3.94m x 3.38m (12'11" x 11'1") - Fitted wardrobes to one wall, radiator, dual aspect windows to front and side.

Bedroom Two - 2.74m x 2.24m (9'0" x 7'4") - Walk-in wardrobe, radiator,window to rear elevation.

Bedroom Three - 3.45m x 3.02m (11'4" x 9'11") - Radiator, window to front elevation.

Bathroom - 1.73m x 2.77m (5'8" x 9'1") - White suite comprising low level WC, pedestal hand basin and bath with shower above; upright stainless steel radiator, window to rear elevation.

Outside -

Front - Street frontage with layby providing on-street customers' parking.

Integral Garage - 4.95m narrowing to 2.82m x 7.54m max (16'3" narrow - Double timber doors to front elevation, glazed patio doors to rear garden.

There is additional car hard standing in front of the garage.

Rear Garden - Rear garden features an area of timber decking, a pond and lawn area with mature plants and shrubs. Fruit trees include two cherry trees, a pear, a plum and a peach, the fruit of which is sold in the shop.

Stock At Valuation - In addition to the agreed purchase price, the purchaser will be able to purchase the remaining stock at valuation (SAV).

Alternative Uses / Redevelopment Potential - This substantial property occupies a good sized plot, located with a residential area opposite a primary school. The property offers the potential for redevelopment or a change of commercial use, subject to obtaining the necessary planning consents. All enquiries should be addressed to Rutland County Council Tel. No. 01572 722577.

Services - None of the services, fittings, or appliances (if any) heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems, telephone or television points have been tested by the Selling Agents.

Oakham - Oakham is a delightful market town, the capital town of the county of Rutland. It has a good shopping centre extending along the High Street with a good range of both privately owned and nationally owned outlets catering for most needs. Being the administrative capital for the county a number of people from outlying areas also visit the town, particularly on market days, Wednesday and Saturday.

There are currently three supermarkets within the town, Tesco and Co-op. For commercial and industrial businesses there are good sites locally and for communications there is a British Rail station in the town which connects to Leicester, Birmingham in the Midlands and Peterborough and London in the East.

Rateable Value - Enquiries to Rutland County Council, Oakham 01572-722577

Energy Rating - D/99

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Office Opening Hours - Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.30 Saturday 9.00 - 4.00 Sunday & Bank Holidays 10.00 - 2.00

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