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Garage Shop & Post Office for sale in STRANRAER

£180,000 Freehold
  • Licenced
  • Freehold
  • Post Office
  • Retirement Sale Lottery
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GARAGE SHOP & POST OFFICE for sale in STRANRAER
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The Business

Hillands Garage and convenience store is an extremely well run business that has been run by the current proprietors since 2003. The property has been placed on the market due to health reasons. The business trades throughout the year, and offers an excellent range of general groceries along with vehicle servicing, mechanical repairs and mot’s.
It enjoys much repeat custom, particularly due to its excellent location surrounded by residential property


The Situation

Stoneykirk is a village approximately 5 miles from Stranraer. Stranraer itself is a large town which benefits from the ferry terminal to Northern Ireland. The town is just a 60 minute drive from Ayr and 2 hours from Glasgow.
Hillans sits prominently on the main street of Stoneykirk and benefits from ample off street parking.


The Property

Hillans is a detached stone built property. The property consists of garage workshop split into 2 areas with two service ramps. The garage has a large sliding door to the front of the property. The Londis store is located next door and benefits from its own entrance. The shop benefits from a large shop floor, Post Office and managers office. The main entrance is from the front. The main counter is to the right on entering. Behind the counter is a secure cigarette display. The serving counter also has the National Lottery terminal, along with payzone and the health lotto. The shop floor benefits from being fully fitted with shelving around all perimeter walls with three centre aisles, large chest display freezer and chilled display cabinets.

The business also benefits from having CCTV and a full EPOS system


Londis

The business operates seven days per week trading from;

0700-1900 Monday-Friday
0800-1900 Saturday
0900-1700 Sunday

Post Office trades from 0900-1230 Mon-Sat

The Londis store offers a large selection of general grocery produce, frozen foods, chilled goods, tobacco products, beers spirits and wines. The business also offers an excellent range of confectionary, soft drinks, newspapers and magazines along with a range of greeting cards and stationary.

The business also benefits from having a National Lottery terminal, Scratchcards, Paypoint and the Health Lotto.

In addition to all the above the business also benefits greatly from being part of the Londis brand, offering competitive pricing for both the owner and customers.

Garage
business is also licenced to carry out class 4 MOTs. Currently the vendor is the only mechanic.
Hillands garage operates six days per week, offering a full range of electrical, mechanical repairs and servicing. The


Service Areas

The property benefits from having a good sized store room located to the rear of the main shop. In addition to the store there is a staff toilet located at the rear.


Services

The property has mains water, drainage and electricity


External

The Property sits in its own large plot with excellent development opportunities. The property is straight to street with ample on street parking surrounding the business.


Tenure

The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

Trading Figures
Accounts are available on request after a formal viewing has taken place.
Licence
The business trades with the benefit of a full Licence, and conforms to all fire regulations.


Summary

The sale of Hillans Garage and Londis Store offers a rare opportunity to purchase a high quality, profitable business which is trading well but with potential for expansion of the business. It benefits from its excellent location within a highly populated residential area.

Price
Offers in the Region of £200,000 are sought for the freehold, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

Viewing
Strictly by appointment through the sellers’ sole agents, Bruce & Company. Please remember when viewing that staff and locals may not be aware that the business is on the market and we would be grateful if you do not talk openly about the business while in the area.


Further Information

Should you require further information on this or any other property, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0131 477 6060.


For more information about this business please contact Bruce & Co on 0844 7011 811 or email info@bruceandco.co.uk