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Retail Property (high street) for sale

412 Blackburn Road - PR6


Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Very busy local newsagents and general store
  • Large owners accommodation
  • Viewing very highly recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This is an excellent opportunity to purchase a very well established newsagents and general store, with excellent potential for future growth due to the current owners limited trading hours. The business occupies a prominent main road trading position in Higher Wheelton, Chorley, Lancashire.

This fantastic newsagents and general store is located on a prominent main road position and enjoys excellent passing trade each day due to it being the only retail outlet on the busy A674, between Chorley and Blackburn.

Having successfully operated as a retail outlet in the village for many decades and under current ownership for over 12 years, this highly renowned business has earned an excellent reputation for offering the best quality newspapers, magazines, lottery, gift cards and other general needs to the local community. The business also acts as a Hermes parcel shop and is also an off licence. These services always come with a warm, friendly and a very personal service. The business therefore enjoys an extensive and loyal customer base attracting repeat trade from the immediate vicinity, as well as all neighbouring villages and towns.

The business operates from highly visible single fronted shop premises, which is presented to a very high standard with an excellent range of fixtures and fittings to go with the sale.

M & J Grimshaw’s is a thriving and lucrative business, which is run by the owners and 3 part time members of staff. The business operates 7 days of the week but comes with potential for a number of extra hours during 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 newsagents and general store.

These enhancements will undoubtedly increase the already impressive weekly sales, whilst also enabling the additional staffing levels to be kept to

Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

Monday 5.30am — 6.30pm
Tuesday & Wednesday 5.30am — 7.30pm
Thursday 5.30am — 6.30pm
Friday & Saturday 5.30am — 7.30pm
Sunday 5.30am — 6pm

Operated by the owners and 3 part time members of staff.

Building External
Highly visible double fronted premises occupying a prominent main corner position. The business lies to the left of the property with the accommodation being the adjoining house to the right. The shop is a lockup business with the accommodation accessible from a separate side entrance with a garage to the left hand side.

The main serving and till area for the store is located to the right upon entrance of the newsagents. The remaining trading area of this business is utilized with a number of shelves down the centre, with a selection of shelves, fridges and freezers around the outer walls of the shop.

The residential part of the business comes in the way of a large detached house next door, which has access to the right of the property. Upon entrance to the property you can find a small utility room before you enter the first reception room, followed by the kitchen and the second reception room. Access to the upstairs can be gained from the main living area also located on this ground floor. All of the four large bedrooms are of an excellent size and could easily accommodate a larger family. One bedroom comes with an en-suite. You can also find the well sized bathroom and separate toilet on this floor. This is an excellent sized property.

We are advised that the property available as a Freehold.

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

A very rare opportunity to purchase a highly profitable business, amazing potential to grown the retail section of the business to enhance for future growth and improvement. The accommodation in this property perfectly accompanies the business so, to avoid disappointment, viewing is highly recommended.

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