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Holmbush Post Office, Daniels Lane, St Austell


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A Well Established Ground Floor Lock Up Post Office with consistent Sales and Profitability. The premises has been recently re-fitted and is offered with the benefit of a new lease.

Location - Holmbush is located on the periphery of St Austell; a thriving town in mid Cornwall which has been the subject of extensive investment and regeneration in recent years.

Property - Holmbush Post Office is located within a purpose built parade of shops on Daniels Lane and benefits from a large communal parking area for its customers' use.

Occupying the ground floor, the premises extends to approximately 565 sqft and comprises a well presented retail sales area, 4 Post Office Counter positions and staff wc.

The Business - The Post Office has been in our client's tenure for the past 15 years and was the subject of a complete refurbishment at the start of 2014. It is now being sold due to impending retirement.

To compliment the Post Office Services, the business also retails a range of greetings cards, stationery, packing products and some confectionery and drinks.

In addition to the 4 Counters on the premises, they also operate an "Outreach Service" at Charlestown, (approximately 1 mile distant), from 9am to 1pm on Tuesday and Thursdays.

Trading accounts for the year ending 31st March 2016 show retail sales of £32,571 and a Post Master income of £100,831.

The Accommodation Comprises - (all areas and dimensions are approximate)

Main Retail Sales Area - 9.567m x 5.449m. Large picture window to front, built in retail sales counter/4th Post Office Counter, 3 "Fortress" Counter positions. Range of wall mounted and free standing displays and shelving units. Door at the rear of the Post Office Counters to:-

Rear Lobby - 1.060m x 0.952m. Small kitchenette area, door to:-

Staff Wc - Close coupled wc, wall mounted wash hand basin.

Tenure - Leasehold - The business is being offered with the benefit of a new 7 year proportional full repairing and insuring lease with a rent of £12,000pa, fixed for the lease term.

General Information -

Local Authority - Cornwall Council
General Enquiries 0300-1234-100
Planning 0300-1234-151

Energy Performance Certificate - The Energy Performance Rating for this property is C.

Inventory - An Inventory of all loose chattels and equipment, free of any lease/lien, to be included within the sale will be supplied by Miller Commercial prior to exchange of Contracts.

Business Rates - We refer you to the government website

Services - Prospective owners should make their own enquiries of the appropriate statutory undertakers:
Western Power: 0845 601 2989
South West Water: 0800 169 1144
Transco: 0800 111 999

Stock - To be taken at valuation.

Value Added Tax - All the above prices/rentals are quoted exclusive of VAT, where applicable.

Finance - If you require advice regarding the Financing of a Business, at no initial cost, please contact us on the number below.

Contact Information - For further information or an appointment to view please contact either:-

Graham Timmins on 01872 247019 or via email or
Paul Collins on 01872 247029 or via email or
Beverly Northey on 01872 247031 or via email

PLANS: Plans and maps reproduced under Ordnance Survey Licence No LIG1179. Not to scale and for identification of the property only. They are not intended to show actual site boundaries and not guaranteed to be accurate.

AGENTS NOTE: Miller Commercial for themselves and for the Vendor/s or lessor/s of this property give notice: [a] These particulars are for an intending purchaser or tenant and although they are believed to be correct their accuracy is not guaranteed and any error or misdescriptions shall not annul the sale or be grounds on which compensation may be claimed and neither do they constitute any part of a Contract: [b] Any intending purchaser or tenant must satisfy him/herself by inspection or other wise as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars; [c] No responsibility is taken for expenses incurred should the property be sold, let or withdrawn before inspection: [d] None of the services or appliances, plumbing, heating or electrical installations have been tested by the selling agent.

Miller Commercial is the trading name of Miller Commercial LLP registered in England and Wales under Registration No.OC373087. The Registered Office of Miller Commercial LLP is Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro TR1 2RF. We use the term Partner to refer to a member of Miller Commercial LLP. VAT Registration No.643 4519 39.

VIEWING: Strictly by prior appointment through Miller Commercial.

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