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Commercial Property for sale

295 Birchgrove Road - SA7


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Post office with commission and convenience store
  • Turnover 2014 £176,555 plus P.O commission of £22,951 P.A and growing
  • Located on a busy main route into the city with exceptionally loyal customers
  • Recently refurbished to a high standard, with scope to diversify, potential longer opening hours and diversity in products

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is a rare opportunity to purchase a business in such an excellent location such as the Birchgrove Post Office. The business is a classic freehold semi-detached building, located on a major main road route just 15 minutes to the city centre of Swansea, boasting all year round trade and its own parking area.

Located just off the main road, Birchgrove Post Office offers many post office facilities. The business is located on the edge of Swansea and benefits from a recent refit. The business offers excellent scope for a potential new owner to expand and sell additional goods and services. Birchgrove is within easy reach of the M4 motorway being just a 3 minutes’ drive away and 15 minutes into the city centre. This post office offers an excellent lifestyle purchase.

The post office is a commissioned position and salary for 2014 was £22,951 and growing. In addition to this, the vendors offer a full range of convenience store goods, which enhances the turnover, producing an additional £176,000 plus per anum.

The current vendors purchased the business 25 years ago and have enjoyed the lifestyle the business has afforded them. When the business was purchased it was in a rundown state and has since been fully overhauled, decorated and refitted making it almost like new. The post office has been located here in excess of 30 years. Birchgrove Post Office represents a truly stunning opportunity to purchase for the younger operator, as the vendors now wish to retire.

The business offers post office services, general counter services, parcel facilities, lottery and paypoint. There are two fortified counters and a general counter, giving the store a much larger feel. The convenience store has an alcohol licence and sells a full range of household products and convenience goods, small gifts and toys, newspapers and magazines, lottery and offers additional services like photocopying. Currently the vendors limit the opening hours, therefore the business has the pote

Currently shop sales average at £176,555 annually. In addition to a post office commission of approximately £22,951 PA (2014 figures).

Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

Monday — Sunday 07:00 — 20:30

Note the store has the potential to open much longer hours.

The business is run by the owners who have 2 part time member of evening staff and news round members of staff.

Building External
The store sits on one of the main routes into Swansea and boasts a free car park. The business is located directly opposite a large and well known school. The double fronted aluminium shop entrance opens out onto the modern feeling store.

To the rear of the shop area is a fortified serving position and inside the store there is a dual purpose counter. Throughout the store there are various racks and stands offering a range of cards, food products, fancy goods including toys and gifts, drinks and alcohol. There is also a lottery stand and stationery. Beyond the fortified area is a small staff room/store room and a brewing station. The store benefits from a fully monitored alarm system and a comprehensive CCTV system.

The vendors have gone to real expense to renovate the store to its present standard and this opportunity should not be missed.

The residential property starts on the ground floor to the rear of the shop. This substantial extended property is of brick and render construction and boasts space, parking and enclosed rear gardens.

To the rear of the property is a substantial lounge with a side access to the rear garden area. The room is very modern with large windows offering an airy feel. Measuring some 7m x 5m, this is a large lounge. A doorway leads to a comprehensively fitted kitchen
boasting a collection of quality wall and base units, a gas cooker with full extraction. The property also benefits from full gas central heating. There is a rear door into the garden and access to a downstairs WC and a shower room.

Leading to the upstairs area is a wide staircase.

To the first floor the vendors have opted to modify the property with a new extension to the same specification as the ground floor. This is utilised as a second lounge measuring some 5m x 4m with views to the rear of the property, this is part of a new extension that has been built. There are 2 large double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom located to the first floor. These bedrooms are above average in size. There is an additional small room currently utilised as a storage area, however it could make another single bedroom if required. A large family bathroom with a bath and over bath shower with fitted units and tiling compliments the large living accommodation.

To the exterior there is off road parking, however the business faces a school and a car park. To the side of the property is a parking area possibly offering the owners up to 3 parking places, however the places are one behind the other. To the rear of the property is a large lawned area some 25m x 25m with full walling all round. A minor repair is required to 1 section of the wall. The property also benefits from a brick BBQ area and a small terrace.

The business is available upon a freehold basis and includes the spacious and modern extended semi detached property with a spacious lawned rear garden.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

Birchgrove Post Office and Convenience Store represents an ideal opportunity for a newcomer or seasoned business owner to acquire a business in a unique position, with an exceptionally large freehold property and the opportunity of an exceptional lifestyle business which still offers excellent scope to develop further.

Demand is expected to be high, therefore an early viewing is a must.

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