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Retail premises for sale

£29,995

42-44 Main Street, Loughborough LE12

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Property description

Business
Hilton Smythe introduces to the market Woodhouse News. Established in the 1940’s the business has been successfully run and manged by our clients a husband and wife team since inception in 1978.

The business is very well supported by the local community with very little competition in the area. Revenue is derived from the retail of newspapers and magazines, greeting cards, confectionery. Lottery tickets and every day convenience items and groceries.

According to the 2015 accounts, the business generates a healthy turnover of £152,442 with a good gross profit of approximately 33%. The business generates a good weekly income from newspaper delivery rounds and lottery sales. Woodhouse News also sells a popular line of plants and seeds and is also a dry cleaning agent.

The store was originally two shops, now combined into one and providing ample space for the products, with the potential for expansion and to introduce further product lines.

Early viewing of this thriving business is highly recommended with the business genuinely coming to the market due to our clients looking towards a well-deserved retirement.

Location
The business is located in the affluent semi-rural village of Woodhouse Eaves, on the outskirts of the town of Loughborough, Leicestershire.

Woodhouse News is located at the heart of the community, next door to a butchers and hairdressers and close to the local Spar shop and chemist/post office. This pretty village is a popular area for walkers with the business benefiting from this tourist trade.

Although semi-rural the area is readily accessible sitting in-between the M1 and A6 and is located around half way between Loughborough to the North and the City of Leicester to the South.

Premises
The business is located in the affluent semi-rural village of Woodhouse Eaves, on the outskirts of the town of Loughborough, Leicestershire.

Woodhouse News is located at the heart of the community, next door to a butchers and hairdressers and close to the local Spar shop and chemist/post office. This pretty village is a popular area for walkers with the business benefiting from this tourist trade.

Although semi-rural the area is readily accessible sitting in-between the M1 and A6 and is located around half way between Loughborough to the North and the City of Leicester to the South.

Tenure
We are advised leasehold on 2 separate leases.

Shop 1 – rolling contract with rent at £487 per quarter
Shop 2 –The original lease length is 20 years. Rent is £1380 per quarter.

Hours
The business opens:-

Monday to Saturday 7.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday 8.00am – 1.00pm

Staff
The business is owner run and managed with the assistance of 2 part time and 5 paper boys/girls.

Financial Profile
According to the 2015 accounts, the business generates a healthy turnover of £152,442 with a good gross profit of approximately 33%.

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Nearby transport

  • Barrow-upon-Soar (3.2 miles)
  • Loughborough (3.8 miles)
  • Sileby (4.5 miles)
  • East Midlands Airport (8.7 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (27.0 miles)
  • Birmingham International Airport (29.2 miles)
  • West Lynn Ferry Landing (67.2 miles)
  • King's Lynn Ferry Landing (67.4 miles)
  • Hull Ferry Terminal (80.5 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Woodhouse Eaves St Paul's Church of England Primary School (0.2 miles)
  • Swithland St Leonard's Church of England Primary School (1.6 miles)
  • Outwoods Edge Primary School (1.7 miles)
  • King Edward VII Science and Sport College (4.7 miles)
  • Groby Community College (4.7 miles)
  • Ashby School (10.5 miles)
  • Maplewell Hall School (1.0 mile)
  • Woodbrook Vale School (1.6 miles)
  • Rawlins Academy (2.3 miles)
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