Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market E & S General Stores. Established back in the 1950’s the business has been successfully run by our client’s since inception in 1989. The business trades under the nationally recognised Premier branding.
The store is very well stocked with a wide range of products such as groceries, wines and spirits, tobacco, confectionery, frozen produce, fresh breads, dairy products, household items and every day essentials. The business also generates a good weekly income from newspaper sales, Paypoint commission and Lottery sales. E & S General Stores reports a healthy turnover of £425,000 for this financial year.
The store is very well presented, with a considerable amount of money been spent on refurbishment. Stock is clearly displayed throughout with ample storage available, allowing for the potential to extend the retail area if required. The business is at the heart of the community and very well supported by the local residents and benefits from very little competition in the locality. We believe there is the potential to further income by extending the opening hours as the business is currently run at a pace to suit our clients due to their impending retirement.
Above the business is superb living space, currently used as storage but very well-presented and easily reinstated as owner’s accommodation.
We highly recommend early viewing of this turn key business venture, ideal perhaps for a couple or young family looking for a life style change in this most desirable location.
The business is located in the idyllic town of Ebbw Vale, within the stunning Blaenau Gwent county in Wales.
The business is situated in a large residential area where the majority of the homes are owner occupied and date from the 1950’s to the present day and being a combination of detached, semi’s and terrace properties and from which the business derives much of its trade.
The business is on a number of main bus routes and the area is easily accessible from the A465, known locally as the Heads of the Valleys trunk road and lies on the borders of Brecon Beacons National Park.
The business is immaculately presented and maintained with Premier branding, electric shutters to front and rear. To the front is a paved fore garden with post box. We are advised this is due to be re-paved imminently.
A deceptively spacious store, well stocked and immaculately presented. Windows to front creating a light airy interior, tiled floor, suspended ceiling with LED lighting, good sized counter with epos till system, lottery terminal cigarette gantry and generous wrapping area with crisp and snack racking beneath, fruit and veg baskets, serve over glass fronted refrigerated counter, glass fronted wine chiller and glass fronted beer chiller.
2 large glass topped food freezers, glass topped ice-cream freezer, 3 central shelving gondolas, open dairy chiller, glass fronted dairy chiller, magazine and newspaper racking, greeting card racking, crisp racking, 2 x double glass fronted drinks chillers, 16 camera CCTV system, monitored alarm, greeting card carousel, wall hanging space, bread shelving, ATM machine, toys carousel and lots of floor space for bulk displays.
With tiled floor and LED lighting, stainless steel sink and drainer with cupboard beneath and perimeter shelving.
Further generous stockroom
With concrete flooring, LED lighting and electric roller door to rear.
Brick built garage
With roller door to side and rear, power and light.
With desk, perimeter shelving window and door to side
First Floor Owner’s Accommodation
Generously proportioned accommodation to first floor, currently being used for storage but easily reinstated as living accommodation.
Immaculately presented and fully fitted with a range of beech effect base and wall units, tiled splashback, window to side, Artex ceiling, wall mounted Baxi boiler ( being renewed next week at a cost of over £2,100) tiled floor, freestanding gas cooker with oven, space for washing machine and fridge/freezer.
Two double bedroom
Each a good sized double with window to rear and built in cupboards
Recently refitted with tiled walls and floor, white 3 piece suite, bath with wooden side panel and Triton electric shower above, airing cupboard and access to roof space.
A generous room with bay window to front, Artex ceiling, ceiling cornice and radiator.
There is free on street parking just down from shop and directly outside the shop.
We are advised Freehold.
We are advised a leasehold option may be available, with a new lease to be arranged.
The business opens:-
Monday to Saturday 8.00am – 8.30pm
Sunday 9.00am – 1.00pm
The business closes from 1pm to 2pm daily.
The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 1 part time member of staff.
The business reports a healthy turnover of £425,000 per annum.
The business generates the below weekly average takings:-
Paypoint £100 commission
News Sheets £600
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