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Property details

Features

  • Freehold
  • Open to offers - leasehold avalaible
  • National Lottery
  • Fantastic walk-in opportunity
  • Well fitted throughout, Scope to develop

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Description

Reference - 41433

Description
Darvel Post Office is a well run family business that has been run by the current proprietor for 10 years. The property has been placed on the market due to the current proprietor’s wish to retire. The premises are very profitable, and have a good base of loyal clientele.

Situation
Darvel Post Office is well situated on the main street of the village, there is ample on street parking in front of the business

Darvel is situated on the A71 road that runs from Irvine on the west coast to Edinburgh on the east. The town is nine miles east of Kilmarnock and is the most easterly of the Valley Towns, the others being Galston and Newmilns.

Building Internal
The premises comprise of a good sized shop front, stock room, post office counter and staff welfare facilities. On entering the shop the counter is located to the left along with the cigarette display, till point and National Lottery terminal.

The main shop consists of two grocery aisles, offering a wide range of general groceries, newspapers and magazines, confectionary, soft drinks and chilled produce. The shop also benefits from having a Paypoint terminal and the Health Lottery.

Business
Darvel Post Office and General Store currently trades six days per week from 0600-1730 Monday to Friday 0600-1230 Saturday. The business is closed on Sundays.

The business currently does not have a licence to sell alcohol.

Building External
The front of the property is straight to street.

Services
The property has mains water, drainage and electricity.

To the rear of the shop, you will find the storeroom, a small kitchen area and toilets for staff.

Tenure
The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of a freehold. Leasehold option is available.

Accounts
Turnover is in excess of £6,000 per week, with a post office salary of £28,000 per annum.

Summary
Darvel Post Office offers any potential buyers with a fantastic walk-in opportunity of a well-run and profitable business. There is excellent opportunity to expand sales by introducing an Off Licence.

Price
open to offers - leasehold avaliable are sought for the heritable property, fixtures, fittings and goodwill. Stock in trade will be additional at valuation.

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Kilmarnock 8.5 miles
  • Auchinleck 9.7 miles
  • Darvel Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Newmilns Primary School 2.7 miles

Local map of the area

Map and Street View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Kilmarnock 8.5 miles
  • Auchinleck 9.7 miles
  • Darvel Primary School 0.2 miles
  • Newmilns Primary School 2.7 miles
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