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Hawkshead Post Office, Main Street, Hawkshead, LA22 0NS
Price: £5,000
For Sale
Tenure: Long Leasehold
Type: A1 - High Street

Property Details

Hawkshead is a lovely Lakeland village nestled in the heart of the Lake District National Park famous for its literary connections to William Wordsworth and Beatrix Potter. The village attracts visitors throughout the year and there is good footfall passing the property. The village has a wide range of amenities including public houses, church, school, chemist etc.

The shop benefits from approximately 1,000 square feet of retail space which includes prominent windows onto Main Street and an excellent storage facility on the first floor. In 2012 the premise were given a major refurbishment by the present owners.

Post Office salary of approximately £15,000 and rising with takings of £2,300-£2,400 per week. Opening hours are; Monday – Saturday 7am to 6pm
Sunday – 8am to 4pm

The Post Office sells and variety of goods including newspapers, magazines, greetings cards, stationary, beverages, confectionery and general gifts.

Currently two staff share the Post Office work and three share the retail work, only two people are required at any one time reducing this to one in the winter months.

Prominent sales area of approximately 1,000 square feet with excellent window display and counter . Substantial storeroom (18’3” x 15’1”) to the first floor together with shared kitchen facilities and WC’s.

Mains water, electric and drainage.

A new lease with terms to be negotiated. The current rent is £21,600 per annum.

£15,750 actual amount payable £7,418.25.

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