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Well Established Post Office with Living Accommodation

Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales

  • Freehold Price: £249,999
  • Turnover: £30,932
  • Gross Profit: £15,435
Seller Reference: B05402
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Seller Reference: B05402
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Business Description
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Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of Rhydyfelin Post Office which is a well established Main Post Office with a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a well used and popular local business in an area teeming with customers.

There has been a post office at this location since the early 1950’s and it really has become part of the local neighbourhood. The current owner has run it for the last 30 years and the business has been a real labour of love for her, accruing an impressive number of regular customers, many of whom have been using the business for many years and are known on a first name basis by the vendor who is a popular and well respected member of the local community.

The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to our clients wish to take a well earned retirement. She is keen to see her beloved post office pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take this wonderful business to the next level.

Rhydyfelin Post Office is a main Post Office and offers a range of services including;


  • Drop & Go

  • Parcelforce Express Service

  • Foreign Currency

  • Travel Insurance

  • Travel Money Cards

  • National Express Tickets

  • Vehicle Tax

  • Current Account Servicing

  • Savings Application Forms

  • Lotto Ticket Sales.


The business also includes a retail shop which sells a range of greeting cards, wrapping papers and gift bags, confectionery and gifts.

Scope to Improve


  • Advertising & marketing campaign

  • Extend the opening hours

  • Website

  • Introduce an increased range of products in the shop

  • Expand the existing Christmas Club savings scheme

  • Become an agent for dry cleaning etc to produce additional income streams


Reasons to Buy


  • A well established business with an enviable reputation and many regular customers

  • A real opportunity to increase turnover and profits significantly, the business is currently being run at a pace to suit

  • Includes lovely living accommodation

  • Little or no competition locally

  • Perfect trading position in an unusually busy and vibrant shopping centre

  • Ideal owner managed or partnership business

  • Current owner happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success.


Hilton Smythe highly advise early viewing to avoid disappointment.

 

 

Location
Rhydyfelin Post Office is located in Rhydyfelin.

Rhydyfelin is a large village and part of the community of Pontypridd which is about 2 miles away.

Pontypridd is both the county town of Rhondda Cynon Taf in Wales and a community. Often colloquially known as “Ponty” it is 12 miles north of Cardiff. The town sits at the junction of the Rhondda and Taf / Cynon valleys, where the River Rhondda flows into the Taff. Pontypridd community had a population of approximately 32,700 according to census figures gathered in 2011.

The town lies along the dual carriageway north-south A470, between Cardiff and Merthyr Tydfil. The A4054, running north and south of the town was the former main road, and like the A470, follows the Taff Valley. South of the town is the A473, for Llantrisant and Pencoed. To the west is the A4058, which follows the River Rhondda to Perth and the Rhondda Valley beyond.

Rhydyfelin Post Office is located in the main shopping area of Rhydyfelin alongside and opposite complimentary retail businesses and thus benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade along with much regular custom.

The business is beautifully presented and fastidiously maintained with clear visible signage.

There is free off street parking immediately opposite the premises.

Premises
Rhydyfelin Post Office occupies an attractive, brick built detached property and really is presented and maintained to the highest standard. The business briefly comprises;

Ground Floor

Shop
Electric roller shutter to front. Windows and glazed door to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior, wood effect flooring, suspended ceiling with concealed lighting, long counter with generous wrapping area, separate Post Office Fortress, perimeter shelving, greeting card racking with drawers beneath, wrapping paper dispenser, Lotto ticket stand, stationary section, metal dump bins, hanging space for bagged items. Staff toilet & kitchen area with underfloor heating.


Kitchen
Window to rear, tiled floor, range of base and wall units in an oak effect finish, complimentary marble effect worktop, 1 ½ bowl sink with Monobloc tap, space for cooker, extractor fan, tiled splash backs, with underfloor heating.


Utility Room
Generous room with window to side, tiled floor, space for fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine


Conservatory
Generous conservatory with doors to rear garden


First Floor

Lounge
Lovely bright room, dual aspect with windows to front and side, feature fireplace with marble surround and hearth, TV point.


Second Sitting Room / Dining Room
Dual aspect with windows to rear and side, feature tongue and groove wood panelling to one wall and ceiling, wall lights and pendant lighting.


Bedroom 1
Good size double, triple aspect with windows to rear and two sides, built in wardrobes, TV point


Bedroom 2
Generous double with window to front


Bathroom
Unusually spacious with modern white sanitary ware, feature vanity unit with expensive looking marble basin and Monobloc tap, shower above bath, airing cupboard which houses a combi boiler.


Externally
To the rear of the business is a patio garden which is a real sun trap in the summer and ideal for Al Fresco dining in the warmer months.


Garage
Double garage with roller door to front and a side door which leads into the patio garden, power and light


Tenure
We are advised that Rhydyfelin Post Office is being sold as a freehold business opportunity.
We are advised that the business benefits from being exempt from business rates.


Hours
Monday to Saturday 09.00 – 17.30
Sunday Closed


Staff
The business is run and managed by our client with the help of two part time members of staff.

Financial Profile
Rhydyfelin Post Office generated an advised annual turnover of circa £31,000 as per the 2019 accounts with a gross profit of approximately 50%. It needs to be appreciated that the business is currently being run at a pace to suit and has enjoyed higher turnover previously.

Tenure:
Freehold
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