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Traditional Village Shop And Post Office For Sale

Bedford, Bedfordshire
Asking Price:
£50,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
Net Profit:
Available on request

Affluent village location, no competition/shops in surrounding villages.
T/o in £270,000, po salary £20,000
Open limited hours currently
High street location, scope to increase hours
No business rates

Busy convenience store, Post Office and newsagents in prime trading position on main thoroughfare through picturesque village. Post Office has Community Status with salary last year IRO £20,000. Retail trade £5,200 a week from general stores, fruit and veg and off licence with counter trade only newspapers. Great scope to increase trade further and likely increase of local customer base through planned local development. Well fitted retail premises, 4 fridges (including wine fridge), 2 freezers, one large over deli counter with various chilled stock and one smaller deli serving baguettes rolls and sandwiches. Fortress type Post Office counter, CCTV, stock room, staff toilet, 3 fridges. Outhouse at rear currently used as an office and further stock storage. No business rates. 6 years remaining on lease.

Property information



Lease Terms:

6 years left on the lease

Leasehold Rent:

£10,000 per annum


Village location 9 miles from Bedford

Premises Details:

Lock up unit

Size in square feet:
650 sq ft
Planning Consent:

Currently seeking planning permission for traditional Victorian awning to front elevation of the building.

Energy Performance Rating:
D  View EPC Graph for this property

Business Operation

Competition / Market:


Reasons for selling:

Planning to invest in new business opportunity

Trading hours:

6:30am - 6:30pm - Monday to Saturday, 7:30am - 2:30pm - Sunday

Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

Current owners will stay up to a maximum of 3 weeks with new owners to give any training and support required.

Owner financing:
Owner financing is available. Please contact the seller for more information.
Financing available:

Potential seller finance available by negotiation.

Inventory / Stock value:
Post office salary:
£20,000 per annum

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