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Currock Newsagents & Post Office, Carlisle (Ref. 1300) For Sale

Carlisle, Cumbria, UK
Asking Price:
£215,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
Turnover:
Available on request
Net Profit:
Available on request

Well presented newsagency business and Mains Post Office with healthy turnover and profits. Includes former 2 bedroom flat above. Genuine walk-in condition. Located in busy residential area.
Unlicensed business - scope to develop. EPC – E rating.

The business has been in our clients’ family since around 1988 with the current owner taking the reins in 1997 and operating since then. They have built up a wonderful reputation for both friendly service and looking after the needs of the many customers who use the business.

As a Mains Post Office the business offers all expected services such as letters and parcels, bill payments, car tax and currency which generates excellent footfall benefiting the newsagency side of the business along with the limited selection of groceries and other products available.

There is scope to develop on the retail offering should a new owner wish to do so.

The property is in excellent order throughout with a good range of fixtures & fittings.

The business offers news delivery as well as counter sales resulting in a very healthy paper bill of c. £2,350 per week.

The first floor level of the property was formerly used as owners accommodation and comprised of lounge, kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. The current owners no longer reside in the property and use this area for storage and as office accommodation whilst retaining the kitchen and bathroom facilities. New owners may wish to look into reinstating this residential accommodation for family use.

Property Information

Property:

Freehold

Living Accommodation:

2 bedroom flat above retail premises included.

Location:

Currock News & Post Office is located on Blackwell Road, close to the junction with Boundary Road in the Currock suburb of Carlisle, just south-east of the city centre. Carlisle is a historic city and the county town of Cumbria as well as being the administrative centre of the city of Carlisle district in north-west England.

Premises Details:

The business trades from the ground floor only of a traditional 2 storey terraced property.

There are complimentary businesses alongside with a former 2 bedroomed flat above which is currently used for storage and office accommodation.

The frontage is whitewashed with eye-catching red Post Office signage above two large display windows and a centrally positioned doorway.

The property benefits from electric shutters and there is plentiful car parking in the surrounding areas.

Business Operation

Trading hours:

Monday to Saturday 4:15AM to 6:00PM.
Sunday 4:00AM to 12noon.

Employees:
The business is run by a husband and wife team with the assistance of 6 part-time members of staff.
Years established:
32 years

Other Information

Financing available:

Contact Cornerstone Business Agents to discuss how we may assist you in arranging suitable finance.

Related Documents:
Post office salary:
£37,000 per annum

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