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House, Ampleforth, North Yorkshire

Key features

  • Idyllic Village Setting
  • Monopoly Trading Position
  • Showing Adjusted Net Profits of £87,000
  • Four Bedroom Accommodation



Situated in this idyllic village setting, quaint village on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors and Howardian Hills approximately 20 miles North of York provides the owners with a fabulous place to work and live. Extremely well presented detached stone built property which provides four sumptuous bedrooms, large elevated gardens, external annex plus a profitable, good sized sales shop. Benefitting from being the only shop for many miles provides this business with a monopoly position and captive audience. Similarly, the closest Post Office is at least 10 miles away by road which again enhances the monopoly position. The present owners have been here five years and are selling due to semi-retirement - full training will be given. Currently the business is staff run at the weekends plus the owners have an additional half day off per week. Impressive weekly turnover of £12,000 to £13,000 per week, working on 24% gross profit margin plus Post Office remuneration of £17,000 per annum. Adjusted net profits of £87,000 after staff wages have been paid - HIGHLY PROFITABLE BUSINESS!

The shop provides a very well presented air conditioned sales shop with modern fittings, CCTV, suspended ceiling including LED lighting, large open multi deck chiller, two single upright fridges, soft drinks chiller, triple fridge for beers and wines, ice cream freezer, coffee machine, National Lottery. The till system is computerised offering a full EPOS system. Providing both essentials and some high end food and drinks, this shop appeals to a wide audience including both local and passing trade. Externally, the owners accommodation is accessed from a private rear courtyard with a pathway off leading to an extended garden area incorporating detached annex / summer house / office, decking area, second elevated decking area with garden shed beyond. The owners accommodation is very well appointed and needs to be seen to be appreciated. Entrance leads into the modern, well-appointed kitchen which incorporates the dining area. Leading off is the bright and airy lounge area with exposed beams, small hallway off leads to the modern bathroom with shower, good sized master bedroom with plenty of storage. Stairs lead up to three further bedrooms, all a good size and modern in decor.

This is a fabulous opportunity to work and live in a beautiful location benefitting from a profitable business run in reasonable hours coupled with fabulous family accommodation and large private gardens which back onto the local woods - VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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Ernest Wilson & Co Limited, EW Leeds

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