• Post office salary circa £67,500 per annum, weekly takings £3,750, excellent profits
• Prime position, delightful Cumbrian town of Ambleside
• Beautifully modernised 2 bed s/c accommodation, owners retiring, viewing a must
Highly Lucrative Post Office, Prime position, delightful Cumbrian town of Ambleside – Post Office salary circa £67,500 per annum, Weekly takings £3,750, excellent profits, immaculately refitted, genuine scope to develop, beautifully modernised 2 double bed self contained accommodation, owners retiring, rare opportunity, viewing a must! Leasehold ref 44920
This is an extremely rare and exciting opportunity to acquire a well known and highly lucrative post office, which occupies a prime trading position in the delightful and ever popular Cumbrian town of Ambleside.
Ambleside is frequently referred to as the jewel in the Lakeland’s crown and is located within the Lake District National Park at the head of Lake Windermere, which is England’s largest. The town is extremely popular with walkers, tourists and local residents throughout the year, enjoying extremely high levels of footfall and activity ensuring both regular repeat and passing trade during the day.
Ambleside Post Office is ideally located at the very heart of the town centre, amongst an abundance of retail outlets including specialist walking shops, boutiques, crafts and gift shops with the town’s hotels, pubs and car parks in the adjacent vicinity.
Having served the town for many years, this heavily relied upon business has forged strong relationships with the local residents and has become an integral part of the community, boasting an extensive and loyal customer base.
Ambleside Post Office operates from a highly visible double fronted and imposing corner premises, offering a spacious ground floor retail space which is has been recently refitted to an exceptionally high standard.
To the first floor of the property, we understand there is a beautifully refurbished 2 bedroomed self contained apartment, which is rented out as a holiday let for typically 6 months of the year and can generate an additional income in the region of £16,000 per annum. Should a new owner wish to reside on the premises, this would provide a lovely family home.
In addition to the usual post office facilities, the business also offers a host of additional services including MVL, passport check and send, travel insurance and Bureau de Change offering a full range of currencies.
The business retails a wide range of greeting cards, stationery, gifts and ho
Summary. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a thriving and highly lucrative business with a beautifully presented living accommodation, which is located in such a desirable setting. Only now being offered for sale due to retirement, a viewing is highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
The business is owned by a limited company and so it is anticipated that this sale will be by way of a share sale of 100% of the issued capital of the company.
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