4 bedroom convenience store for saleUpton Cross
Guide Price £595,000
- Business for sale
- Established convenience store with protected status post office and accommodation located in picturesque Cornish village
- Weekly takings in excess of £5,000 and post office salary in excess of £14,000
- Highly desirable and sought after lifestyle business with scope to increase turnover
- Totally "refurbished to high standard", 4 bedroom freehold residential property, refitted store and post office with stunning countryside views and easy reach of Beaches
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a business such as The Village Shop and Post Office. It is located in the tranquil rural village of Upton Cross, 6 miles from Liskeard and boasts some of the most stunning rural views around stretching up to Bodmin Moor.
The Shop and Post Office forms the heart of the village community and the post office boast a protected rural status. The area is well known for its picturesque towns and fishing villages with Seaton and looe beaches being a local focal point.
The Shop is the hub of the community and serves many of the local surrounding villages. The shop has been fully modenised and re-fitted mid 2016 and is in stunning condition. Walk in and earn it's as simple as that.
The Shop sells a complete range of goods and is totally independent, allowing the owners to maximise opportunities of several wholesalers whilst competing for supermarket trade.
The Shop has an alcohol licence and sells a range of locally produced products not normally seen in convenience stores including local meats, bakery, dairy, Fruit & Veg as well as the more traditional items such as newspapers, stationery and other products.
The Shop also boasts a covered outside seating area which is a popular attraction with the locals and tourists alike, offering a selection of hot and cold food and freshly brewed hot drinks.
This is a totally rare opportunity to acquire this business with growth potential, a fixed salary and an exceptional Freehold. Due to the location and scope a viewing is strongly recommended as the demand is expected to be high.
Currently the shop sales average just over £5,000 pw
Current records and accounts can be inspected upon approval.
The post office and stores currently trade as follows:
Monday to Friday 7.15am - 7pm
Saturday 8am - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 12 noon
Scope exists to extend these hours
Managed by the owners with the assistance of 2 part time members of staff.
A stone, brick and render character cottage of substantial size forms the basis of the village shop and home, fitting in with the traditional village look.
A UPVc shop front leads into the main shop and post office, boasting a range of modern shelving units, refrigerators and display units. The counter is to the left hand side and the open plan post office is to the right hand side of the counter.
To the front of the shop there is a covered area for tables and chairs which attracts locals and tourists alike who utilize this area as a meeting hub and boost sales at the shop. Hot drinks and food as well as sandwiches are available in the shop.
The spacious and totally renovated owner's accommodation is located to the rear and above the store.
The accomodation is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is within the World Heritage Mining Conservation Area.
Finished immaculately at no expense spared this is a dream home in a dream location and sat in half an acre of land with stunning rural views out over the moorland.
The home boasts a total of four bedrooms, three doubles and one single, a new family bathroom with a walk in shower and modern furniture. There is a substantial kitchen and dining room, with direct access to the rear lawned gardens with matured trees and is fully enclosed by a stoned wall. The kitchen is exceptionally fitted out incorporating tiles colour coded to the wooden wall and base units. A double oven and induction hob and appliance's such as a washing machine and a dishwasher which are included within the sale.
To the exterior there is a garage and driveway for 2 cars and a storage area.
The property is alarmed and linked direct to the police and post office head quarters.
The property has full UPVc and oil.
We are advised that the property is Freehold.
We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.
The Village Shop and Post Office represents an ideal opportunity for the newcomer or seasoned business owner to acquire a business, in a unique position with an exceptional lifestyle and offering excellent scope to develop further.
The demand for this business is expected to be exceptionally high, therefore an early viewing is a must.
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