4 bed detached house/shop for saleMain Road, Donington On Bain
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- Community Post Office
- Village Shop With Local Produce
- Sought After Wolds Village
- Generous Plot
- Potential For Future Expansion
- Renovated 4 Bedroomed Detached House
Post & Pantry is an independent village store, community post office and tearoom, situated in a sought after Wolds village within an area of outstanding natural beauty. The present owners have invested time and money over the last 6 years to transform the business both physically and financially, creating a unique profitable business opportunity with further potential expansion and incorporating a lovely four bedroomed renovated home.
Post & Pantry is an independent village store, community post office and tearoom with attached four bedroomed house situated in a sought after Wolds village within an area of outstanding natural beauty.
The present owners have invested time and money over the last 6 years to transform the business both physically and financially, creating a unique profitable business opportunity with further potential expansion and incorporating a lovely four bedroomed renovated home.
THE VILLAGE SHOP 36′ 6" x 14′ 0" (11.13m x 4.27m) A superb presentation with retail shop floor, large shop window frontage with a walk around layout, central counter unit with chilled food displays and fitted cupboards and fridge situated to the rear. The shop also has a range of freestanding fridges, chiller cabinets and displays and with a rear access to a first floor storeroom 18′ 6" x 14′ 6" (5.64m x 4.42m) with separate rear door access.
There is a variety of quality local Lincolnshire products delivered on a daily basis as well as holding everyday essentials for the customers convenience.
Local products include a range of meat products (from a local butcher and independent farmers) of Beef (Lincoln Red), Pork, Venison, Chicken and includes all cuts from steaks to mince, bar be que food, bacon, burgers and not forgetting the Lincolnshire sausages. Cooked meats of ham, pork, and beef are available freshly sliced on the premises. They also sell smoked fish from Grimsby.
There is a fine selection of bakery, fresh bread, cakes, pies, pastries and rolls etc. together with fresh fruit, vegetables, milk, cheese and general other items.
Post & Pantry holds an ‘On Licence’ as well as ‘Off Licence’ and sells local wine, gin, vodka and an array of beer brewed in Lincolnshire as well as the popular usual brands. Please note you must hold a ‘Personal Licence’ to sell alcohol – please check with the local council.
They currently stock handcrafted gifts by local artists, ironware, jewellery and woodwork.
There is an extensive selection of greeting cards, gifts, gift wrap, stationery, newspapers, magazines, puzzles and tobacco.
For convenience they also stock fresh fruit and vegetables, milk, cheese, butter, cereals, biscuits, soups, tinned products, baking products, soft drinks, sweets, chocolate, ice creams, pet food, toiletries and household products
Post & Pantry is an agent for Layton’s Dry Cleaning.
ENTRANCE PORCH With part glazed front entrance door, windows to each side and further inner door to
LOUNGE DINER 25′ 8" x 11′ 9" (7.82m x 3.58m) Being attractively refurnished with two windows to front, recessed fireplace containing wood burning stove and additional recessed mock fireplace to dining room area, radiator, wood effect flooring and having door access to
KITCHEN 13′ 4" x 8′ 4" (4.06m x 2.54m) This kitchen is approved for commercial use and contains window to rear elevation, door access to rear porch area, downlighters to ceiling, range of wall and base units with marble effect worktops, Range Master freestanding electric cooker with five ring ceramic hob, double oven and grill, fitted dishwasher, cooker extractor and part tiling to walls
REAR ENTRANCE PORCH 8′ 0" x 5′ 0" (2.44m x 1.52m) With external door to rear garden, windows to both rear and side elevation and tiling to floor
FROM THE KITCHEN AREA OPEN ACCESS LEADS TO
OFFICE/STUDY 11′ 6" x 8′ 6" (3.51m x 2.59m) With window to rear, internal door access to the Post Office/Shop, radiator and with return staircase to first floor level
FIRST FLOOR GALLERY LANDING With window to rear and recessed walk in cupboard
BEDROOM ONE 12′ 0" x 11′ 9" (3.66m x 3.58m) With window to front and radiator
BEDROOM TWO 12′ 0" x 11′ 9" (3.66m x 3.58m) With window to front and radiator
BATHROOM Having Mermaid boarding to walls areas, window to rear elevation, radiator, pedestal hand washbasin, panelled bath with electric shower over and airing cupboard
SEPARATE W.C. With window to rear containing low level w.c. and vanity hand washbasin
FROM GALLERY LANDING Stepped access leads to a further inner landing with doors off to
SHOWER ROOM Attractively designed by the present owners with tiling to wall and floor, downlighters to ceiling, double sized walk in tiled and glazed shower cubicle with mains shower, vanity unit with inset hand washbasin, low level w.c. and chrome styled heated towel rail
BEDROOM THREE 12′ 4" x 10′ 0" (3.76m x 3.05m) Maximum with window to side and radiator
BEDROOM FOUR 14′ 3" x 7′ 10" (4.34m x 2.39m) With window to front and radiator
OUTSIDE The property stands in a central location for the village overlooking the local church and with side pebbled driveway and seating area with an attached single garage 18′ 1" x 9′ 0" (5.51m x 2.74m) containing double access vehicle entry doors and pedestrian door to side. The garden then leads to a raised sizeable lawn area presently used for outdoor seating for the tearoom, and then extending along the rear of the property again with sizeable lawned area, greenhouse and timber shed with return to kitchen area being pebbled and containing external oil fired central heating boiler and with access to the rear porch door.
THE POST OFFICE The Community Post Office offers a professional, friendly service including:
Full postage service, selling stamps and sending letters and parcels worldwide
A Drop and Go service for customers who regularly have mail to send
Banking service – cash withdrawals, cash deposits, balance enquiries and cheque deposit service for the majority of the U.K. banks
Bill payments and key top up services
Mobile phone top ups
Foreign Money Collection service
We are advised that the post office currently pays a guaranteed salary of circa £17,000 per year subject to the individual having the necessary post office qualifications.
THE TEAROOM In the tearoom they currently serve Lincolnshire tea, coffee and an array of soft drink, cakes and biscuits. A variety of sandwiches, toasties, bacon and or sausage butties. Please note the domestic kitchen was designed with advice from the Local Environmental Health Office and can be used for commercial purposes.
The tearoom has attracted visitors from all over the UK and beyond. It has been used as a stopping point for cycling clubs as well as locals and visitors walking the Viking Way which passes straight outside the door.
There are toilet and hand washing facilities which are open to the general public during opening hours.
FUTURE DEVELOPMENT Post & Pantry is situated on a generous corner plot in the heart of the village. The current owners have had a preliminary conversation with a local firm of architects regarding the possibility of expanding the tearoom to include a purpose built kitchen, with a holiday let above. Alternatively the space could be easily be developed to increase more retail space, a restaurant or an AIR B&B.
Please note any development (or expansion of the tearoom business) in this AONB would require Planning Consent from East Lindsey District Council.
SUMMARY Post & Pantry is a Post Office, Village Shop and Tearoom focused on the customer while specialising in the promotion of Lincolnshire products. It is popular with villagers and visitors alike, bringing people together and offering a service to the local community