Offers Around £85,000

Clive Post Office & Village Stores

High Street, Clive, Shrewsbury

Details

A detached freehold property situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Clive, presently used as a Village Stores and Post Office, providing an excellent business opportunity.

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  • Excellent business opportunity
  • Retail Store / Newsagents / Post Office
  • 400 sq ft retail, storage & office space
  • Includes fixtures, fittings & equipment
  • Opportunity to re-instate newspaper rounds
  • Set in the heart of a popular village

Council Tax Band:

Contact Local Authority

Local Authority:

Shropshire Council

Services:

Mains water, drainage and electricity.

Viewing:

Strictly by appointment with Harfitts

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This detached freehold property is built of local Grinshill stone under a pitched roof with exterior cladding to the roof apexes.

Set in the heart of the picturesque North Shropshire village of Clive, which benefits from a mix of traditional and modern style residential properties, a railway station (Shrewsbury-Crewe line), village hall, primary school, church, doctor’s surgery, the Village Stores and Post Office provides an essential and much valued service to the local community.

Approached off the village High Street, the property is entered though the main shop entrance door into the spacious retail sales area, which has a front aspect traditional style shop front with display window.

The shop is well presented throughout and has non-slip floor coverings, strip lighting, and is well equipped with display shelving, central display gondola, magazine and newspaper racks, greeting cards rack & spinners, upright glass fronted dairy cabinets, upright fridge freezer, ice cream fridge and off-licence display shelving. The serving counter is positioned to the rear of the retail area, with cigarette gantry and confectionary displays.

Alongside the shop’s counter is the one position Post Office counter and security booth with serving hatch and document trays.

Access from the rear of the shop counter leads into a large stockroom with a back-up freezer, an office area, preparation area for sliced cooked meats, and a stainless steel sink unit with hot water.

The Business

The Post Office salary is presently in the region of £15,000 per annum. Please note, the appointment of a Postmaster is at the discretion of Post Office Ltd, subject to current Post Office Ltd procedures, details available at www.postoffice.co.uk.

In addition, the retail trade turnover is currently averaging around £1,400 per week. At present, there are no competing businesses in the immediate locality and the village stores is typically providing groceries, general provisions, frozen foods, deli products, snacks, sandwiches, savouries, greetings cards, stationery, newspapers and magazines, confectionary, tobacco, and an off-licence section supplying wines, beers and spirits.

Business Hours (existing)

Monday-Friday              8:00am to 6.00pm

Saturday                       8.00am to 1.00pm

Sunday                         9.00am to 12.00noon

The Local Area

The Post Office and village stores are located in the heart of the popular rural village of Clive, which has excellent local facilities including a Primary School, church, doctors, and village hall. There are also good public transport links to the nearby towns of Wem, Whitchurch and Shrewsbury. There are also railway links from the nearby train stations of Yorton and Wem.

Council Tax Band

Please contact Shropshire Council for further information

Local Authority

Shropshire Council

Services

Mains water, drainage, and electricity

Viewing

Strictly by appointment with Harfitts

Tenure

We understand the property is Freehold, although purchasers are advised to confirm details with their solicitors.

All measurements are approximate and are for identification purposes only

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Harfitts for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that:

These particulars are produced in good faith, and are set out as a general guide and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract.

No person in the employment of Harfitts has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatever in relation to this property.

Harfitts take many precautions to ensure that the sale particulars are drafted accurately and that information is verified by the owners, who have checked these details and declare them true and accurate.

All measurements are approximate and are for identification purposes only.

Electrical and other appliances mentioned in these particulars have not been tested by Harfitts. Therefore prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their working order.

Harfitts is a trading name of Paul F. Harfitt & Co.

If you wish to find out more about any of the services we have to offer please contact us by email or on the telephone number below or you can call into our High Street office and we will be only too pleased to help you with any questions you my have.

The Old Bank
20 High Street
Wem
Shropshire
SY4 5AA

Tel  01939 232775
Fax  01939 236684

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