Successful Village Stores & Holiday Cottage

Beer, Devon

£145,000Leasehold + SAV
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A successful village store for sale in the picturesque village of Beer, Devon. This store offers groceries, fresh and frozen products, snacks, pet foods, confectionery, soft and alcoholic drinks, DIY, national lottery and scratch cards. Everything you would need under one roof together with a range of magazines and daily papers. Ideally situated together with convenient parking, owners stunning spacious 3-bedroom accommodation, large garden, self-contained 2-bedroom cottage and parking to side. This profitable lifestyle business is offered for sale due to relocation and early viewings are highly recommended.


The picture-postcard village of Beer, Devon nestles in Lyme Bay, on the 95-mile long Jurassic Coast, England’s first natural World Heritage Site and forms part of the South West Coastal Path. The shingle beach still boasts a small fleet of working fishing boats and the surrounding white chalk cliffs provide a natural suntrap. With many campsites, caravans, B&B’s and hotels, Beer has a wide range of facilities to cater for most British holiday requirements. Various local restaurants and pubs will satisfy your desire for fresh seafood, Devonshire ales & ciders and an atmosphere that brings people back year after year. Also, it benefits from good arterial road links to main roads linking the rest of Devon and beyond.


The business is successfully operated with part time assistance when required and only operates during daytime hours. The two-bedroom cottage is let out and receives a monthly rent of £650 which contributes towards the £950 rent paid for the shop and flat.  This easily operated business will be provided with full hand over for a seamless transition to the lucky person who wishes to embrace this wonderful opportunity. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a formal successful viewing.


Entrance through a part glazed door to:


8.82m x 4.28m, 4.95m x 3.17m (L-shaped)

This shop has been professionally shop fitted to maximise the opportunities on offer and benefits from upright glass fronted drinks display chiller, table with stand displaying biscuits and cakes, an array of wall mounted display shelving, confectionary wire display stand, double upright freezer display, veg & bread display, triple dairy display fridge and a double display drinks fridge. To one side is a bespoke serving counter with an epos till, scratch and national lottery terminal, vapour display, take-away drinks system-machine, cigarettes and alcoholic drinks on the back wall. This wonderful shop has large windows to front and rear which makes a fantastic bright and airy working environment and there is also a ceiling mounted air-conditioning unit providing hot and cold air.

Door to:


This is a large space which also doubles up as storage for the shop and benefits from a hand wash basin in the corner.


3.71m x 3.65m

Ideally situated close to the shop on the same floor and has a large upright fridge and up right freezer. Also, it benefits from comprehensive wall shelving, secure alcohol drinks cabinet and window to rear.


A wonderful two-bedroom spacious cottage which currently is let out on an AST agreement but can be made available with vacant possession.  Entrance in through a solid wood door to:


This hallway has a turning staircase to the bedrooms upstairs and door to:


A lovely space with an Inglenook large fire place with an inset wood burner and window to front and side.


A small but fully equipped kitchen


With a shower, low level WC and wash hand basin.



A double room with window to front.


A single room with window to rear.


This area is situated directly above the business and is accessed either independently from the rear or via the business with a door to the inner hallway and staircase to:



2.83m x 2.68m

A spacious hallway landing with built-in storage cupboards, ample space for a comfortable sofa and doors to:


3.79m x 3.49m

A spacious double room with a large triple door storage wardrobe and window to rear.


3.92m x 2.83m

A lovely double room with window to front.


2.79m x 2.44m

A single room with window to front.


3.55m x 2.42m

A newly refurbished kitchen with an array of wall and base fitted units with inset single polycarbonate sink, inset four ring electric hob, inset double ovens and grill, upright fridge/freezer, washing machine and ample storage space for cutlery, crockery and glassware.


4.56m x 3.48m

A beautiful space which is ample to fit a large sofa suite, TV, table & chair and benefits from a lovely ornate fire place and bay windows with heritage shutters to front.


A lovely newly renovated bathroom with a corner shower, low level WC, wash hand basin and window to rear.


To the rear of the property is a large highly private garden with mature shrubbery, trees and an equipment metal shed together with a workshop. (3.67m x 2.02m) but currently used as a storage room.


To the side is a parking space currently used by the cottage. The property benefits from residents parking.


Monday – Saturday: 07.00 – 18.00

Sunday: 07.00 – 13.30


The premises have a full liquor licence. Premises licensed to sell alcohol must have a designated premises supervisor, who holds a personal licence. This can easily be obtained by attending a day’s course at the local college.


Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings except for vendor’s private inventory will be included in this freehold sale. Full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts


Mains electricity, water and drainage are all connected, however, no testing of these services have been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial


Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at Valuation Office Agency


Leasehold with 10 years remaining from a 12-year lease signed in 2018. Current passing rental of £950 per calendar month for the whole property.


All viewings and enquiries to be made through the agents Ware Commercial

Tel: 01803 328880

Email: [email protected]


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