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CCL Property Ltd is delighted to bring to market The Lido Convenience Store and Post Office. This superb lifestyle business occupies a prime location in a beautiful coastal village close to Dunoon overlooking the Firth of Clyde. The business benefits from being the main source of convenience retail and postal services within the community. The sale of the Lido Store and Post Office represents an excellent lifestyle business and present new owners with the opportunity to work with some of the most wonderful water views that Scotland has to offer.
Local Village Store and Post Office
Ground floor retail premises
Post Office salary c. £15,000
Healthy trading figures
Liquor and tobacco license
3 Bedroom Flat available by Separate Negotiation
EBITDA c. £35,000
Offers over £250,000
The store has been run by the current owners for the last 10 years with the assistance of 4 part time staff. The business trades all year around 7 days per week from 7:30am-6pm Monday to Friday, and 7:30am to 5pm Saturday and Sunday. A Post Office service runs alongside the retail trading, operating 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 12:30pm on Saturdays.
The store offers for sale a range of general convenience grocery items together with fresh bakery and dairy products, fresh butcher products, traditional news, greeting cards, DIY items, confectionery and tobacco lines, and a selection of alcohol products. The store also has a made to order, takeaway coffee point. The Post Office operates from the main counter and currently attracts an annual PO salary of c.£15,000 p.a.
There is a bar style seating area and additional external sitting area where customers can relax with a coffee and take in the most amazing viewing of the Firth of Clyde and the regular marine traffic.
The Lido Convenience Store and Post Office is located in Innellan, a beautiful coastal location overlooking the Firth of Clyde. Innellan is a quaint village some 5 miles from the town of Dunoon with a population of just over 1,000 and benefits from Primary School, Nursery, Golf Club, Tennis Court, outdoor Bowling Club, Village Hall and Church. The Lido is the only convenience store in the village and has a loyal and regular customer base.
Secondary education, along with further amenities and leisure facilities, are located in Dunoon. There is a regular bus service that operates from Dunoon Pier along with Argyll ferries operating regular passenger sailing to Gourock Pier with a train connection to Glasgow Central Station. Western Ferries, which provide vehicular and passenger travel, also offer a more frequent sailing from Hunters Quay, Kirn to McInroy's Point, Gourock with bus connection to Buchanan Street, Glasgow.
Dunoon is a wonderful location in which you can enjoy the stunning views and rural tranquillity that Argyll has to offer yet is just over an hour's commute from Glasgow International Airport which has regular domestic and non-domestic flights.
The Lido Store comprises approximately 84m2 of ground floor retail space. The space is fitted with three main retail aisles and a variety of display shelving, along with a chilled display cabinet, triple chiller, ice cream freezer and double freezer. The counter area is located in the rear of the retail space with cigarette gantry, national lottery machine and electronic till point, with alcohol shelved behind. The Post Office counter is located at this main desk, along with a takeaway coffee point.
There is a store and utility area to the rear of the property and a WC off the main retail area.
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