POST OFFICE, GIFTS, SWEETS & GREETING CARDS, DRINKS, TOBACCO, NEWS, FULL LOTTERY, ICE CREAM PARLOUR AND TWO HOLIDAY COTTAGES in North Yorkshire for Sale.
An opportunity to acquire one of the finest greeting cards, gifts, ice cream parlour and village Post Offices in North Yorkshire. The concern is situated in the North Yorkshire Moors National Park – ABSOLUTELY IDYLLIC LOCATION WITH THOUSANDS OF WALKERS ON THE DOORSTEP. The business is worked in very easy hours, closing at 5.30pm and extending to 6pm during the summer months. The potential here to open longer is immense. Weekly Turnover £7,000. Annual Post Office remuneration £14,500. Adjusted Net Profit in the Region of £80,000. The business has three arms to it; the gift side, sweets, confectionery, greetings cards and Post Office; then we have the ice cream parlour; the icing on the cake is the two holiday cottages which are immaculate (one has been totally refurbished with new kitchen, re-wired, re-plumbed, new bathroom, all new windows and carpets). The two cottages are ready to let and are unused at the moment. This is a retirement sale after many years here – younger more enthusiastic owners could utilise the holiday cottages and return valuable further income which could add a further £60,000 comfortably to the business. SO VERY RARELY DO BUSINESSES OF THIS CALIBRE AND IN A POSITION LIKE THIS REACH THE OPEN MARKET. The premises are freehold and offer very spacious facilities, both in the retail units, the family accommodation and the holiday cottages. The main retail shop comprise spacious walk round gift shop incorporating gifts, greeting and holiday cards, confectionery, full Lottery outlet, Post Office department, two store rooms, office, ATM cash point. The ice cream parlour is self-contained and offers a full range of ice creams both soft ice cream and a superb range of hard ice creams. This unit also retails a superb range of ‘olde world’ sweets from yesteryear – a very profitable side to the business. The holiday cottage comprises reception, dining kitchen, snug lounge with multi fuel burner. First floor two double bedrooms and one single bedroom. The master bedroom has an en-suite shower room and all the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes. Second holiday cottage which is amazing and has been totally refurbished, comprising very large dining kitchen with all new units in cream, lounge with multi fuel burner. First floor two good bedrooms, family shower room. Second floor double bedroom. The owners private family accommodation offers well fitted dining kitchen. First floor two bedrooms, large lounge, store room, family bathroom, modern dining kitchen. Second floor two bedrooms, shower room. Lovely gardens and patio, outbuildings, three stores and three timber sheds. EPC's available upon request.
Stock £40,000 to £50,000.
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