Skip to main content

Property Listing Details

Property details

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 1 bathroom
  • 1 reception room

Features

  • Freehold
  • Convenience Store & Main Post Office, minimal competition, with alcohol licence & lottery
  • Owner operated with 3 members of staff
  • Three-bed owners accommodation included, currently tenanted at £475 per month.
  • Located in the Scottish Borders surrounded by stunning scenery.

Listing view statistics

Last 30 days: 202 page views

Description

Reference - 47573

Description
Walkerburn Post Office is located on the main road through Walkerburn.

Walkerburn is a small Scottish Borders community on the A72 around eight miles from Peebles, ten miles from Galashiels, and a one-hour drive to Edinburgh.

Bruce & Co are delighted to offer to the market ‘Walkerburn Post Office’ a community post office/convenience store complete with three-bed flat above.

The shop is run as a branded store and has a large local trade with no local competition.

It has a post office, lottery and an alcohol licence.

The post office is a salaried position and is classed as a community post office.

The flat has a separate entrance with modern decor.

There is a small hall way leading to a large fully fitted kitchen, lounge, family bathroom and two good sized double bedrooms and a single bedroom.

The lounge offers stunning views of the local countryside.

There is a spiral staircase that leads up to a further bedroom.

The property would make an ideal purchase for a family who are looking to relocate and offers excellent living accommodation and a very profitable business.

Accounts
Current records and accounts can be inspected when viewing.

Trading Hours
Post Office Hours
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17.30
Saturday 09:00 – 13.00
Sunday closed

Shop hours
Monday - Friday 6am - 6pm
Saturday 6am - 2pm
Sunday 6am - 2pm

Staff
Managed by the owners with full/part time staff.

Building External
The property is a large detached property. The business is located on the lower level with the accommodation above which has its own entrance.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

Building Internal
The large double front shop has an open plan display area with a good-sized serving counter as well as a large stockroom located to the rear.

Stock is spread out between the isle racks as well as shelving and fridges.

The flat has a modern décor throughout.

There is a small hall way leading to a large fully fitted kitchen, lounge, family bathroom and two good sized double bedrooms.

The lounge offers stunning views of the local countryside. There is a spiral staircase that leads up to a further bedroom.

Residential Accommodation
This part of the property has not been inspected but we are advised by the owner that it comprises of three bedrooms, kitchen/lounge and family bathroom.

Tenure
We are advised that the property is freehold.

We have been unable to check this information and advise prospective purchasers to consult their own solicitor for verification.

Summary
This is a rare opportunity to purchase a well performing business in the Scottish Borders, licenced for alcohol, lottery and Post Office, including a three-bedroom flat.

Viewing is recommended to appreciate this opportunity.

You could get

Fast broadband Fast broadband

Up to 21.6 Mbps (Source: Ofcom)

Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Stow 7.5 miles
  • Galashiels 8.1 miles
  • Walkerburn Primary School 0.3 miles
  • St Ronan's Primary School 1.6 miles

Local map of the area

Map View Map showing location of property

Local Amenities

  • Stow 7.5 miles
  • Galashiels 8.1 miles
  • Walkerburn Primary School 0.3 miles
  • St Ronan's Primary School 1.6 miles

Market stats

Sale activity

Average estimated value for a house in EH43:

  • £348,072
  • Price increase

  • £10,524
  • (3.118%)
  • Over the last 12 months

In the last 12 months

  • Average sale price

    £206,000
  • Properties sold

    1

Rental opportunities

Not known

Recent sales nearby

See all recent sales in EH43
Switch to next tab

Estimated running costs

Based on available 3rd party data

Approximate costs
£
per month

Mortgage calculator

£ per month

How much could I borrow?

In partnership with

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.

These results are not provided by Bankrate and are only indicative based on a repayment mortgage product. Repayments will be subject to the product provided, your lenders criteria and your personal circumstances. The interest rate has also been assumed to stay the same for the selected mortgage term.

The Agent

Price history

Sold prices provided by Land Registry
7th Jan 2021 £260,000 First listed

Want an expert valuation of your home?

Book an agent valuation
Property descriptions and related information displayed on this page are marketing materials provided by Bruce & Company. Zoopla does not warrant or accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of the property descriptions or related information provided here and they do not constitute property particulars. Please contact Bruce & Company for full details and further information.