Business Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market the superb Freehold Bytheway Stores.
This excellent family business and lovely family property has been owned by our client for over 10 years and was run as a Convenience Store for at least 17 years previously.
The business sells alcohol, cigarettes, newspapers, magazines, confectionery, cold drinks, sandwiches (which are made in the family kitchen), dairy products, frozen food, groceries and other sundry items. The business also has a PayPoint service, the full National Lottery and a free internal ATM.
The shop has been refurbished and refitted by our clients to a very high standard with the fittings and décor found in excellent condition.
The business has an outstanding reputation with a high level of repeat customers.
The lovely 3 bedroom attached family house is included in the sale.
The premises lend themselves to many varied options, this tremendous opportunity for a new owner to buy and develop a long established Convenience Store with excellent family accommodation is available only due to our clients wish to retire.
***Viewings are appointment only and are to be booked through Hilton Smythe***
Location This long established Convenience Store is situated on Sutton Road in the market town of Thirsk in North Yorkshire.
The business is situated at the front of a large residential area from which the business derives much trade. The business is in a superb trading location close to the junction of the A61 and A170 seeing heavy commuter traffic and passing trade.
There is on site as well as street parking to the front and in the area.
Premises The well-stocked business is in standalone premises at the side of the family house.
The sales counter is at the back of the shop with sales units and shelving displaying the good range of items for sale.
To the rear is a good-sized purpose-built office.
The entrance leads to a large easily accessed and maintained stock room.
The sale includes:
• Shop counter • Epos till • Chiller • Drinks fridges (owned by Coca Cola and Lucozade) • 4 x slush machines • Double freezer • Chest freezer • Shelves • Retail units • Cigarette cupboard • CCTV system with 7 cameras
There is a rear enclosed yard with purpose-built stock rooms along two sides.
The dwelling house can be accessed from the shop or yard.
The front entrance to the house is accessed through lovely lawned gardens with owners parking on the driveway for 3 cars.
• Lovely modern fully fitted kitchen • Good sized dining room • Large lounge • Quality wooden flooring
1st floor accommodation:
• 3 double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes • Fully tiled bathroom • Separate fully tiled toilet • Airing cupboard
There is a large loft which can be accessed internally.
All décor and fittings throughout are to a high standard.
The property has the benefit of gas central heating, double glazed units and solar panels.
Our client values these assets at approx £10,000.
Tenure We are advised that the premises are of Freehold tenure.
Hours Monday to Saturday 7.00 am to 8.00 pm Sunday 8.00 am to 8.00 pm
Staff The business is run by the owners with 1 full time and 3 part time assistants.
The accounts to 31st March 17 show staff costs at £39,873.
Financial Profile The accounts to 31 March 17 show turnover at £561,094 with a GP of circa 22%.