Post Office for sale

The Crescent, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23

Guide Price £315,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Extremely busy main post office, excellent main road location
  • Weekly takings 4,000, Post Office salary 50,000
  • Recently refurbished, massive potential on the retail side
  • Leasehold option available, sale due to retirement, viewing very highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DESCRIPTION
This is an excellent and rare opportunity to purchase a very well established Main Post Office, with stunning potential for future growth. Occupying a prominent main road trading position in the very heart of Thornton, Liverpool. This business lies upon the A565 Liverpool.

This fantastic Main Post Office is located on a prominent main road position at the very heart of the village and within a large number of quality residential dwellings and other small businesses within the immediate locality. This business also has some limited off road parking.

The business was converted to a Main Post Office in 2014. At this time the business was fully refurbished and now offers 3 Main Post Office counters, along with the retail side.

Having successfully operated as a retail outlet in the town for over twenty years, this highly renowned business has earned excellent reputation for offering the best quality cards, papers and all services available via the Mains Post Office, bar passports. 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.

The business operates from highly visible double fronted shop premises, which is presented to a very high standard with an excellent range of fixtures and fitting to go with the sale. The business comes with a full CCTV package, all Main Post Office security measures and the retail side comes with excellent scope to expand further.

Thornton Main Post Office is a thriving and lucrative business, which is run by the owners and two part time members of staff, this business is an essential piece within the local community. Offering services such as Drop and Go, currency and vehicle tax as well as offering a large variety of newspapers, magazines and general goods, all to the local community and the passing tourist trade. The business also offers a paper round to the surrounding area.

This business operates 7 days of the week. The business offers excellent scope for future growth and improvement and would therefore ideally suit an ambitious and energetic couple or family that have the opportunity to extend and add to the stock already on offer at this excellent Main Post Office.

These enhancements will undoubtedly increase the already impressive weekly sales whilst also enabling the additional staffing levels to be kept to a minimum therefore maximising overall profitability.

This is a first class, high turnover, rare business opportunity with fantastic accommodation and excellent future options. Viewing is therefore highly recommended to avoid disappointment.

WEEKLY SALES and POST OFFICE SALARY
Weekly turnover 4,000
Post Office salary 50,000

ACCOUNTS
Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

TRADING HOURS
Monday - Friday 7am - 5:30pm
Saturday 7am - 5.30pm
Sunday 7am - 12pm

STAFF
Operated by the owners and two members of part time staff

PROPERTY
Highly visible double fronted premises occupying a prominent main road position. The main trading area and all storage is currently located on the ground floor. On the upper floor you can find additional storage, Kitchen and WC.

TRADING AREAS
The main serving and till areas for the Main Post Office are located to the right, upon entrance to the store with the main Post Office secure counters (two) located to the left of the retail area. There is a limited retail area covering the length and breadth of the double fronted store that comes with an excellent array of display shelving, display coolers and fridges with all storage currently towards the rear of the property.

RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION
There is no accommodation but there is an upstairs to this business, which is currently used for storage but could if needed, be turned into a small flat.

TENURE
We are advised that the property available as a freehold business to be negotiated with the seller. Leasehold option is also available.

SUMMARY
A very rare opportunity to purchase a highly profitable business, amazing potential to grow the retail section of the business to enhance for future growth and improvement. To avoid disappointment, viewing is highly recommended.

More information from this agent

Nearest stations

  • Blundellsands & Crosby (1.7 mi)
  • Waterloo (Merseyside) (1.9 mi)
  • Hall Road (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399199 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Blundellsands & Crosby (1.7 mi)
  • Waterloo (Merseyside) (1.9 mi)
  • Hall Road (1.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Kings

Kings Business Transfer, 7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399199 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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