Reduced asking price (was £310K).
A superb opportunity to live and work as a family in this long established (nearly 200 years) shop in rural Northumberland. This extremely well presented shop and property is a wonderful example of a successful and pleasant lifestyle business, generating a full, family income. No previous experience required as we will offer full training, financial advice, hand over and extensive support to the new owner.
In 1842 William Brand opened a printing and stationery shop in the centre of Wooler High Street. The business grew to become Wooler's finest gift shop, staying in the Brand family until 1976. Retaining the original, Victorian frontage and traditional charm 'Brands' still remains a favourite destination for visitors and locals looking for quality gifts, stationery, books, toys, greetings cards, confectionery and much more.
The large freehold shop has an extensive, fully renovated 3 bedroom apartment above. This stunning, period property and business has been independently valued by three agents. The shop and home provides a perfect, lifestyle business opportunity for anyone wanting to escape city life or the chains of 9 to 5 employment.
This is a genuine retirement sale after 13 years. Viewings and offers are invited from genuinely interested buyers.
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Council tax Band B
8.00 - 4.00 Mon ~ Fri /8.00 - 2.00 Sat/ 8.00 - 12.00 Sun
Is accommodation included?:
Above the shop is a first floor apartment similar in size to a large 3 bed house. In 2006 a major renovation was undertaken with all electrics, plumbing, heating, kitchen, bathrooms etc being replaced. An extremely pleasant and quiet family home the apartment is an independent entity from the shop, having a different house number, private external door and separate services. A small court yard sits to the rear of the shop.
Support and Training:
We will offer full training, financial advice, hand over and extensive support to the new owner.
Wooler is a small, traditional market town situated at the foot of the Cheviot Hills in Glendale, close to the border with Scotland. Famous for beautiful scenery, magnificent castles and ancient history the area has long been a magnet tourists and visitors. The town is within easy reach of Newcastle, Edinburgh, Berwick, Alnwick and Morpeth.