Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market the very attractive licensed Premier Express convenience store in the centre of Settle in North Yorkshire.
The business sells alcohol, cigarettes, tobacco, groceries, fresh and frozen produce, fruit and vegetables, confectionery, crisps, ice cream, greeting cards, soft drinks, bakery goods and other sundry items.
It also has the benefit of the full National Lottery, pay zone and Hermes parcel deliveries.
The business is especially busy every evening.
The owners have owned the business for 4 years and because of family reasons are now looking to retire. There has been a convenience store in this location for at least the last 20 years.
The premises also affords an attractive 3/4 bedroomed accommodation on the upper floors. We are advised the building is a Grade 2 listed building.
This is an attractive successful business with good family accommodation marketed at a reduced and reasonable price for an early sale.
TENUREWe are advised that the premises are held under a Lease of which 10 years remains at the rent of £378 per week.
HOURSThe business currently opens:-
Sunday to Thursday 8.00am-10.00pm
Friday to Saturday 8.00am -11.pm
STAFFThe owners run the business with the assistance of 2 part time staff plus casuals.
We are advised that the casual wage bill averages about £40 pw
FINANCIAL PROFILEWe are advised that turnover is approximately £350000 pa with a Gross Profit of approx 20%
The business rates are approx £300 pcm and council tax £106 pcm
The business carries about £15000 stock.
The business is situated in an imposing large 3 storey corner building in the lovely and quaint market town of Settle on the edge of the spectacular and stunning Yorkshire Dales.
The business is situated on a busy corner in the town centre near to the central public car park.
There is a large free car park nearby and free street parking.
We are advised that this large, imposing, corner, stone built building is Grade 2 listed.
The attractive entrance leads to a large, busy and well stocked shop with the sales counter to the right and good quality fittings and units throughout.
There is a large basement which is used for storage. It has the benefit of an electric goods lift.
At the rear is a large stock room with a walk-in cooler. There is also a kitchenette and toilet.
A rear door leads outside.
On the 1st ffloor are 2 large bedrooms ( one used as an office ) and an en suite bathroom.
On the 2nd floor are a large lounge, the master bedroom, a fully fitted kitchen and the family bathroom.
The attic has been converted and is presently used as a kids den with 2 single beds.
There is a large public car park to the rear with further free on street parking available.
The sale includes an Epos till, sales counter, lottery terminal, large cold drinks fridge, coffee machine, 3 freezers, ice freezer, cooler room, display units and shelving.
A full inventory of fixtures, fittings and equipment in the residential areas will be provided by the owners.
We are advised that the business assets are worth in the region of £20000.