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Retail Property (high street) for sale

Great Shelford, South Cambs, CB22


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  • Business for sale

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Tenure: Leasehold

Great Shelford is a delightful village located four miles to the South of Cambridge and has a population of approximately 4000.In 2011 The Daily Telegraph deemed it within the top twenty five richest villages in Britain. President Barack Obama traced his ancestry to the village - it is not known if he bought shoes there! Local celebrities include Sir |Peter Hall, the author Tom Sharpe and Jamie Oliver who has a home nearby. The village boasts a supermarket, library and has a wide range of civic amenities making this a most desirable location for a business.


In the hands of the current owner for the last four years, this is an immaculate up market shoe retail unit designed to maximise the ambience to encourage purchases. From the moment you enter into the large well lit salon with deep pile carpets, ample displays and islands you are aware of the wealth of products on display in all price points and for all occasions. Recently refurbished at a cost in excess of 50,000, this fully air conditioned shop exudes a feeling of comfort and the extensive stock ensures that most customers can be satisfied immediately. Stocking a wide range of makes from Birkenstock to Ricosta, Hush Puppies to Start Rite, all managed through an EPOS stock and till system this unit stands out as a quality operation just waiting for a new owner to maximise its potential.

The retail area measures some 24 sq meters with two store rooms along one side, an office with two way mirrors behind and a further large store room to the rear lined with racking for the extensive stock all combine to make this an exciting opportunity.

There is a staff w.c, sink and workbench at the rear of the premises.


We are advised that the turnover for 2013 was in excess of 250,000 with a suitably high GP which reflects the affluence of the area. With many celebrity clients this business enjoys a reputation that ensures customers come from a wide geographical area to shop here. There are similar prestigious retail units in the vicinity and there is a supermarket across the road ensuring regular footfall. There is ample free parking close by.


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1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.

4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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